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Sandy victims in contractor disputes offered help at free event

Cars and homes on the west end of

Cars and homes on the west end of Long Beach were buried under sand on Oct. 31, 2012, after superstorm Sandy. Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Nassau County homeowners recovering from superstorm Sandy can seek help in Freeport on Tuesday.

The Sandy Recovery Through Education event will take place at Freeport High School, 50 S. Brookside Ave., from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Presentations on dealing with contractor disputes and closing out Sandy recovery projects will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session.

Representatives from the Nassau County Office of Consumer Affairs, the Nassau County District Attorney’s office and the Nassau County Bar Association will be available, and Catholic Charities will offer referrals for free mental health services.

The event is sponsored by the Nassau County Office of Housing, Legis. Steve Rhoads (R-Bellmore) and Legis. Debra Mulé (D-Freeport). For more information, contact Michael Raab, Sandy storm recovery liaison for Nassau County, at mraab@nassaucountyny.gov or 516-572-1395.

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