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Sandy victims can seek help in Islip, Long Beach, Lawrence starting today

The Long Beach boardwalk is still being rebuilt

The Long Beach boardwalk is still being rebuilt six months after superstorm Sandy. Officials said they expect the boardwalk to be completed by November. (April 24, 2013) Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

State officials are at Islip Town Hall today until 5 p.m. to assist homeowners and business people harmed by superstorm Sandy.

The Cuomo administration recently won approval for its plan to use federal Community Block Grants to aid Sandy victims. Those seeking assistance must apply to the state.

Representatives of the Department of Financial Services will be in an RV Mobile Command Center at Islip Town Hall, 655 Main St.

Tomorrow, they will be in Long Beach from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. outside Waldbaum’s supermarket on East Park Avenue, and in Lawrence on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 Brach’s Five Towns, 11 Lawrence Lane.

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