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De Blasio announces Sandy recovery overhaul
De Blasio announces Sandy recovery overhaul
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/17/2014 at 3:08PM

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a major overhaul to speed up Sandy recovery Thursday, along with the release of a detailed report on the city’s response to the storm.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/31/2014 at 7:56AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Monday: Rain and snow showers this morning. Then becoming partly cloudy this afternoon. High near 55. Winds N at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Monday night: Clear skies. Low 34. Winds N at 15 to 25 mph.

Cuomo vows to continue fight against extreme weather
Cuomo vows to continue fight against extreme weather
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/07/2014 at 2:24PM

As temperatures plummeted in New York on Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo gave a heated speech outlining plans to build a new weather detection system, seal subways from floods and deputize citizens as emergency responders in the ongoing fight against extreme weather.

Businesses struggling to rebuild after Sandy
Businesses struggling to rebuild after Sandy
Business Alexa Altman 11/13/2012 at 2:51PM

Local businesses already struggling in a tough economy are determined to bounce back from Sandy. Shop owners along Cross Bay Boulevard swept dirt and debris from their stores, pumping water from drenched basements in the days after the storm. Angelo Gurino, owner of Howard Beach landmark Ragtime, said pre-storm preparation saved his business from significant [...]