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Closed since Sandy, South Ferry station could reopen in 2016

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(Credit: The South Ferry station after Hurricane Sandy. (MTA))

The South Ferry station in lower Manhattan that was battered by Superstorm Sandy could be reopened in 2016, though not completely resilient to massive flooding, an MTA official said Monday.

John O'Grady, the program executive for Sandy recovery for NYC Transit, said waterproofing the signal room in the lowest level of the station would be the "largest challenge as we move forward,"...

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Sandy relief still eludes many storm victims

A house on Beach 142 Street in Rockaway,

(Credit: Getty STAN HONDA)

Several disaster relief programs have been created in the year since Superstorm Sandy devastated the region, but the storm's victims have had only mixed success in acquiring the dollars associated with post-storm legislation. Here's a look at how funds have been apportioned to four of these initiatives.

Build it Back: Registration began in early June for this federally funded but city-driven...

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