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New program to help with post-Sandy mold damage
New program to help with post-Sandy mold damage
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/04/2013 at 2:35PM

Though FEMA assistance can help homeowners deal with some of the devastating effects of Sandy, there is no direct federal funding for mold removal. A new program aims to solve that issue for around 2,000 homes in hard-hit areas. Using private money raised to help storm victims, the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, [...]

Deadly fire in Woodside
Deadly fire in Woodside
News Michael Pantelidis 11/22/2011 at 2:31PM

Woodside residents received a terrifying wake-up call in the early hours of November 18 – a two-alarm fire running rampant in their community. “I was asleep and all of a sudden I heard a huge explosion,” said Connor Ratliff, who lives a block away from where the blaze erupted. “I looked out my back window [...]