Riverhead flood victim offers hope to those hit by Sandy
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Linda Hobson didn't live near the shore. But her house on Horton Avenue was in a Riverhead neighborhood so prone to flooding it was dubbed "The Bottoms."
Over several decades, the town -- in a series of programs echoed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's post-superstorm Sandy plan to use federal funds for buying properties repeatedly damaged by floodwaters.
It's unclear which federal program Cuomo...