Breezy Point Cooperative

SANDY ONE YEAR LATER: Co-ops, condos still waiting for disaster aid
SANDY ONE YEAR LATER: Co-ops, condos still waiting for disaster aid
News Melissa Chan 10/25/2013 at 11:11AM

A proposed federal law that would bring disaster aid to co-op and condo communities has not come any closer to being passed nearly one year after Sandy. “It just doesn’t make sense,” said Warren Schreiber, president of the Bay Terrace Community Alliance. “It’s just prolonging the financial hardship on co-ops. Right now, we’re stuck footing [...]

Breezy Point continues to rebuild
Breezy Point continues to rebuild
South Maggie Hayes 9/10/2013 at 3:46PM

Slowly but surely Breezy Point is coming back. “We continue to push as hard as we can,” said Arthur Lighthall, General Manager of the Breezy Point Cooperative. “It’s a constant effort to get things expedited, processed, approved.” The roar of bulldozers and banging of hammers can be heard around the once-silent streets of the sleepy [...]

Attorney general investigating Sandy charity money
News Maggie Hayes 7/22/2013 at 10:36AM

Sandy relief money is reportedly being kept under lock and key. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released a preliminary report on Wednesday, July 17 detailing how charities have spent more than half a billion dollars of Sandy donations. At least $238 million of the more than $575 million had not been spent as of April of [...]

Agencies give Sandy testimony before City Council
News Terence M. Cullen 1/22/2013 at 4:54PM

Nearly three months after the storm devastated the tri-state area, and with residents still trying to recover, the City Council has begun investigating how various agencies handled Sandy. Testimony has been given by representatives of the Office of Emergency Management (OEM), the New York City Housing Authority, Con Edison and the Long Island Power Authority, [...]