FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Islip, Mastic to close

A file photo of Islip Town Hall West,

A file photo of Islip Town Hall West, which served as a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center after superstorm Sandy. Photo Credit: Erin Geismar, 2011

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Those affected by superstorm Sandy have until 3 p.m. Sunday to visit Disaster Recovery Centers in Islip and Mastic, which will be closing, according to a FEMA release.

Seven other Long Island centers will remain open.

Those affected by the storm have until Jan. 28 to register for federal disaster assistance, which could include "money for rent, essential home repairs, personal property losses and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance," the Federal Emergency Management Agency release said.

Closing after Sunday are the centers at Town Hall West, 401 Main St., Islip, and at the Mastic Recreation Community Center, 15 Herkimer St., Mastic. More than 3,400 survivors have visited those centers so far, FEMA said.

For more information see http://asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm

Centers remaining open:

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Lindenhurst Library

1 Lee Ave.

Lindenhurst, NY 11757


Recreation and Ice Arena

700 Magnolia Blvd.

Long Beach, NY 11561


Sacred Heart Parish

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LIRR station parking lot

127 Long Beach Rd.

Island Park, NY 11558


Cedar Creek Park

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Merrick Road East

Seaford, NY 11783


Marjorie Post Community Center

477 Unqua Rd.

Massapequa, NY 11758


Young Israel, gymnasium

859 Peninsula Blvd.

Woodmere, NY 11598


Freeport Recreation Center

130 E. Merrick Rd.

Freeport, NY 11520

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