Hurricane Sandy'

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Great Kills »

Vandals Tear Down and Burn Fence Around Flood-Protective Dunes

Officials found more than 50 feet of charred fencing and empty cases of beer.

Rockaway Beach »

Construction Begins on First Phase of Rockaway Boardwalk Rebuild

The project began Monday with the removal of some of the concrete pilings. 

Great Kills »

ATV Riders Tear up Dunes Designed to Stop Post-Sandy Flooding

Off-roaders destroyed plantings designed to stop floods, the Parks Department said.

Midland Beach »

De Blasio Promises 500 Sandy Reimbursement Checks By Summer's End

The planned Sandy rebuilding changes were included in a report released Thursday.

Civic Center »

MTA Pulls Ad Thanking Cuomo for $4B in Federal Sandy Aid Money

An MTA ad thanking Cuomo for federal Sandy aid is being removed from subway cars, according to the MTA.

New Dorp Beach »

State Won't Add Any More Neighborhoods to Sandy Buyout Program

The state will instead focus on acquiring Sandy damaged homes through an acquisition program.

Rockaway Beach »

Arts Group Beautifying Sandy-Damaged Rockaways With Murals

The murals will be painted by street artists known around the world.

Tottenville »

Staten Island Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding NJ Sandy Victims of $31K

Frank Lewery, 52, pleaded guilty to stealing deposits for repairs from homeowners in New Jersey.

Downtown Brooklyn »

A, C and F Trains to Undergo Sandy-Related Tunnel Repairs

The A, C and F trains will be shut down between Manhattan and Brooklyn in the future, the MTA said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Port Authority Wants to Build Bus Terminal Annex

The $400 million Galvin Plaza Bus Annex would connect to the current terminal and the Lincoln Tunnel.

Rockaway Beach »

City Mails First Three Checks for Build It Back Sandy-Recovery Program

The $100,000 in checks represented a fraction of the $648 million that has been allocated.

Rockaway Park »

Mayor Appoints New Leadership to Reboot Sandy Recovery Efforts

The mayor announced new hires and a streamlined process for its problematic Build It Back program.

Far Rockaway »

Dozens of Boardwalk Rebuilding Jobs Up for Grabs for Rockaways Residents

A job fair was set for Wednesday, March 26, at P.S. 30 in Far Rockaway.

Ocean Breeze »

Special Permit Aims at Speeding Up Demolition of Sandy-Damaged Homes

The DEC issued a permit which will speed up the demolition of homes adjacent to wetlands.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Taps Former Construction Aide to Lead Sandy Rebuilding Efforts

Amy Peterson helped rebuild the World Trade Center before leading a women's labor nonprofit.

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