Archive: August 2013

New Jersey Townships Preparing for Forty-Foot Beach Front Steel Sea Wall

The wealthy New Jersey townships of Mantoloking and Brick, both of which are situated on a barrier island located on the Atlantic shore, were hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.  Very hard.  In fact, all 521 homes in the… Read More »

Iconic Sunny’s Bar Reopens in Brooklyn’s Red Hook District

Although it’s been nearly a year since Hurricane Sandy devastated the coastal areas of New York and New Jersey, many homes and businesses are still in the process of being rebuilt and repaired.  The owners of one establishment,… Read More »

Queens Woman Accused of Scamming $87,000 in Hurricane Sandy Relief Funds

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently charged a Queens woman with fraud and grand larceny charges after she allegedly scammed approximately $87,000 in Hurricane Sandy taxpayer relief funds. Bilking the System According to the NY Daily News,… Read More »

Staten Island Court to Expedite Hurricane Sandy Litigation Against Insurers

Hurricane Sandy took the lives of 23 Staten Islanders and caused millions of dollars in damage to homes, businesses and infrastructure.  While many continue to battle it out with their insurance companies, a Staten Island Court has created… Read More »

Governor Cuomo Shakes Up LIPA

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed a law limiting the current operations of Long Island Power Authority and replacing the utility with Newark-based Public Service Electric & Gas. LIPA has been criticized for failing to properly prepare… Read More »

Sandy Victims Battle with Insurers, Charities, Contractors

Headlines about the devastation brought by Superstorm Sandy have faded. But many New Yorkers are continuing to struggle with their insurance companies over claims payments. An 82-year-old Rockaway resident is even doing battle with Habitat for Humanity and… Read More »

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