City Councilmember Eric Ulrich

SANDY ONE YEAR LATER: Storm victims navigate difficulties of insurance claims
News Queens Courier Staff 10/26/2013 at 3:58PM

Sandy victims not only felt the wrath of the storm, but experienced the scramble to recover funds washed away with the floodwater. Residents report having difficulty dealing with insurance companies and getting back what they believe to be theirs. “The insurance companies have dominated this process because people really don’t know where to turn,” said [...]

Howard Beach’s Columbus Day Parade back and better than ever
Howard Beach’s Columbus Day Parade back and better than ever
South Maggie Hayes 10/01/2013 at 1:11PM

Last year, Sandy stopped the always-anticipated Howard Beach Columbus Day Parade. But this year, the event came back bigger and better. “We were ecstatic,” said Frank Gulluscio, the area’s Democratic District Leader. “Besides celebrating the Italian culture, it was the fact that the community came back, the fact that we were out there in full [...]

Film focuses on Rockaway recovery
Film focuses on Rockaway recovery
Entertainment Maggie Hayes 1/23/2013 at 1:03PM

In the months following Sandy, the Rockaway peninsula has yet to completely bounce back. A new documentary explains why, and where to go from here. “We need to make people understand what works in Rockaway,” said John Cori, who is featured in the upcoming film, “John Cori Warned You.” Cori stars with his partner and [...]