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Forums focus on frustrations after Sandy
Forums focus on frustrations after Sandy
News Queens Courier Staff 11/28/2012 at 11:30AM

BY MAGGIE HAYES AND TERENCE M. CULLEN Nearly a month after Superstorm Sandy tore through south Queens, tens of thousands of residents are still struggling to restore their lives. Councilmember James Sanders and Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder held separate forums with area residents, featuring representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Long Island Power Authority [...]

Sandy cleanup to put 5,000 unemployed New Yorkers back to work
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/26/2012 at 10:41AM

A $27 million dollar federal grant for New York State is expected to provide more than 5,000 unemployed New Yorkers with jobs helping with post-Sandy cleanup, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday. The funds, which are provided by a National Emergency Grant and administrated by the State Department of Labor, will go to the areas hardest [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/26/2012 at 7:36AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 46. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 36. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%. EVENT of the DAY: Selections from “The Nutcracker” with the Ohman School of Ballet Come to [...]