The recovery from Superstorm Sandy's wrath six months ago has produced successes offset by frustrations for the hardest hit areas of New York City.
Coney Island's iconic Cyclone has opened. Most of the South Street Seaport has not.
Hundreds of homes are gone or in such disarray that they won't be back until long after the summer is over.
Businesses remain boarded up and owners...Read more »
The federal government gave the FDNY a financial boost Wednesday to help cover its huge costs during Superstorm Sandy.
The $2.5 million in FEMA funding will reimburse the fire department for all the money ity spent on equipment used to clean debris and overtime.
U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said the Oct. 29 storm tested the department's abilities and resources...Read more »
Superstorm Sandy victims have a little more time to apply for aid.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the federal government approved his request to extend the deadline to register for FEMA funding to March 29.
The previous deadline was Wednesday, but the governor said there were still millions of people that haven't applied despite suffering serious damage from the Oct. 29 storm.
"This...Read more »