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Checkout Date for Sandy Victims Housed in Hotels Extended to May 1

FEMA extended the hotel checkout date for displaced residents to May 1.

Forest Hills »

CB9 Votes to Boot Board Member for Non-Attendance

Board voted to remove a member after he hasn't shown up for months.  

Astoria »

Officials Push for East River Ferry Expansion to Astoria's Hallets Point

The plan would create additional terminals in Astoria, Brooklyn, Upper East Side and Roosevelt Island.

New York City »

Displaced Sandy Victims Will Get Rent Vouchers From Federal Government

A new federal program will provide rent vouchers for displaced families.

South Beach »

City to Fast-Track Flood Protection Construction on Staten Island Beaches

The city hopes to start construction in April for berms and dunes wiped out by Hurricane Sandy.

Lower East Side »

Abandoned LES Pier to Open in May with Waterfront Picnic Tables

Pier 42 will open May 4 as elected officials continue to plan for its future.

Bay Terrace (Staten Island) »

Great Kills Park Marina Saved from Closure After Sandy

The Parks Service has announced they will extend the lease for the dock.

Graniteville »

Staten Island's P.S. 22 Chorus Performs at Presidential Inauguration

The Graniteville chorus was scheduled to sing four songs at President Barack Obama's inauguration.

Bay Terrace (Staten Island) »

Residents and Officials Fight to Keep Storm-Damaged Marina Open

Residents are trying to stop the National Parks Service from shutting down the Great Kills Marina.

Chelsea »

Google Launches Free WiFi in Chelsea

Google will offer free WiFi from Gansevoort Street to West 19th Street.

Washington Heights »

Gabriela Rosa Sworn in as Uptown Assemblywoman

Rosa, 45, becomes New York's first Dominican-American Assembly member and uptown's first Assemblywoman.

Breezy Point »

Devastated Residents Find Comfort at Breezy Point Mass

Hundreds packed into St. Thomas More for a Catholic Mass without heat or lights.

Elmhurst »

Schumer: Queens is Great for Biking

Senator Charles Schumer, an avid cyclist, praises borough’s bike routes.

Midtown »

Dozens of New Yorkers Rally to Keep Chemicals Out of Kids' Products

Parents from the Big Apple joined hundreds of other advocates and Sen. Charles Schumer in Washington D.C.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

Brooklyn Navy Yard Will Get Supermarket on Derelict Admiral's Row Site

Brooklyn Navy Yard will be getting a supermarket as part of a large development plan.