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East Harlem »

Sandy-Damaged NYCHA Buildings to Receive $100M for New Boilers

"Bureaucratic infighting" has denied public housing residents reliable heat, Schumer said.

Belle Harbor »

Schumer Says City 'Taking Sweet Time' Dispersing Sandy Aid

Schumer was in the Rockaways to discuss a relief bill for flood insurance.

Red Hook »

City to Install New Temporary Boilers in Red Hook Houses, Officials Say

Ten mobile boilers that are fueled by natural gas will be brought to Red Hook in the next month. 

Rockaway Beach »

Cost of Controversial Beach Shacks Increases by $8.5M

The cost of the beachside bathrooms and lifeguard shacks rose from $105 million to $113.5 million.

Financial District »

Waterfront Luxury Real Estate Rebounds After Sandy

High-end neighborhoods in Queens and Manhattan are hot, despite being hit by the storm, brokers said.

Chelsea »

Doorman Who Slept in Storage Room to Help After Sandy Still Hard at Work

John Bajrushi spent five days living in a storage room at the Chelsea building after Hurricane Sandy.

NoHo »

$1.3B in Federal Funds for Sandy Rebuilding Coming to NYC

More than $1 billion in new aid will help property owners still trying to rebuild, officals say.

Civic Center »

Flood Insurance Premiums Set to Spike Due to New Flood Map, Mayor Warns

New findings by a city-commissioned report says thousands of homeowners could see rates skyrocket.

Red Hook »

NYCHA Helps Red Hook Houses Prepare for Future Storms

NYCHA hosted a preparedness event to encourage Red Hook residents to be ready for emergencies.

Far Rockaway »

Dozens Of Sandy-Damaged Public Schools Still Using Temporary Boilers

The DOE said they are working with FEMA, but so far only have plans to replace nine.

Broad Channel »

Flood Insurance Rate Hike Starts Tuesday For Some

The increase is part of the Biggert-Waters Act, a bill passed in July 2012.

Livingston »

City Urges New Yorkers to Prepare Emergency Plans as Hurricane Season Peaks

The city unveiled new print and television ads to encourage families to develop an emergency plan.

New Dorp Beach »

Angry Staten Island Sandy Victims Say FEMA Shared Their Personal Info

Residents said FEMA shared their personal information with a local non-profit.

Midland Beach »

Checkout Date for Sandy Victims in Hotels Extended to August, FEMA Says

FEMA has extended a program that houses Sandy victims in hotels another 30 days.

New Dorp Beach »

New FEMA Map Shows Fewer Staten Island Homes in Highest-Risk Flood Zone

FEMA released its updated flood maps for Staten Island, with fewer houses in the riskiest flood zone.

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