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Fire Island residents to offer NY Rising feedback

The community of Ocean Beach on Fire Island

The community of Ocean Beach on Fire Island was hit by superstorm Sandy. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich, 2012)

The New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program plans to meet Jan. 25 to give  Fire Island residents a chance to provide feedback on rebuilding after recent storms.

The meeting is from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on 79 E. Main St., Babylon. The meeting is an open-house type of event, and residents are encouraged to drop by any time.

The event will gather community feedback and recommendations for the reconstruction of Fire Island, which was badly damaged in superstorm Sandy.

PHOTOS: LI damage | Then and now | Aerial views
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For more information, email info@stormrecovery.ny.gov or visit stormrecovery.ny.gov/nyrcr.

Tags: Babylon , Fire Island , Sandy

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