Tropical Storm Lee

Cuomo launches commission to investigate utility companies’ storm response
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/13/2012 at 4:11PM

After publicly criticizing New York utility companies following Superstorm Sandy, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order today, which forms a commission to investigate and study the state’s power companies and their preparedness, reaction and management of storms over the past two years. “From Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee, to Hurricane Sandy, over the past [...]

New sand on Rockaway Peninsula beaches
News Melissa Chan 12/02/2011 at 1:53PM

Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder is seeking community input and calling for a public hearing on the projected maintenance dredging in the East Rockaway Inlet. The public hearing would involve key stakeholders, including residents, local businesses and community organizations. “The potential for new sand on our beaches is welcomed news to our community,” Goldfeder said. “Our beaches [...]