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Tempers Flare at Staten Island Town Hall

Friday, November 30, 2012

Hundreds of frustrated Staten Island residents seeking answers packed the New Dorp High School auditorim Thursday night where an informational town hall meeting about Sandy turned into a heated venting session for those who lost everything in the storm.

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HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Urges Congress to Approve Sandy Aid

Friday, November 30, 2012

President Barack Obama’s pointman on regional Sandy rebuilding efforts said tackling immediate needs such as minimizing the number of displaced is a top priority – but long-term issues such as buyouts and climate change loom large.

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In Effort to Unionize, Fast Food Workers Walk Out

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Workers at dozens of fast food restaurants in New York City walked off the job to rally for higher wages and the right to unionize. 

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Sandy Recovery: Comparing Notes on Cuomo and Christie

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Governor Chris Christie released more details about his Sandy rebuilding plans for New Jersey on Wednesday — outlining a similar approach to that of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. ...

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NJ's Damage From Sandy Nearly $37B

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Wednesday that his state needs $36.8 billion in federal aid for Sandy recovery — that includes $7.4 billion in mitigation projects.

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Cuomo, Christie Work Together to Secure Federal Funding for Sandy Recovery

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

New York's Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo said he’s working with New Jersey's Republican Governor Chris Christie to make the case for federal aid to the region.

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Should Gov. Cuomo Compare Hurricane Sandy to Katrina?

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo has come under fire in recent days for comparing the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy as being "more impactful" than Hurricane Katrina. What do you think?

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Former Baseball Union Head Miller Dead at 95

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Marvin Miller, the labor leader who forever changed major league baseball and  professional sports, died Tuesday in Manhattan. He was 95.

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Light Snow Heading for the City

Monday, November 26, 2012

New York City's sanitation department says it's preparing for a trace to an inch of snow Tuesday. Workers were loading salt spreaders today on Monday in anticipation of the wintry weather.

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NY Gets Funds to Hire Sandy Cleanup Workers

Sunday, November 25, 2012

New York has gotten a $27 million federal grant that will go toward hiring people to help Sandy cleanup efforts.

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Sandy Leaves At-Risk Kids and Families in Perilous Position

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Some of New York City's most vulnerable children may be in even more at risk following Sandy. The storm displaced thousands, and resource-strapped child welfare workers are trying to track down these vulnerable families and link them with services.

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Islanders Owner Tapped to Help Redevelop Nassau Coliseum

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The hockey team owner who has decided to move the Islanders from Long Island to Brooklyn is to play a role in revamping the team's old home, the Nassau Coliseum.

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Sandy's Toll on Public Health

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Health officials are starting to see health effects from Sandy-damaged zones, including rashes, coughs and other respiratory ailments.

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In Looking to Rebuild the Jersey Shore, the Debate is Over How

Monday, November 19, 2012

There's no question that New Jersey will rebuild its shoreline in the wake of Sandy. But the real question is whether the Jersey Shore will be built smarter and stronger.

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Manhattan Borough Head Takes Name Out of Possible Mayoral Bid

Monday, November 19, 2012

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer will run for city comptroller next year, he announced Sunday in a move that will also reverberate through closely watched maneuvering for the mayor's race.

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Thanksgiving Tips for Beginners

Friday, November 16, 2012

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Home cooks will soon be firing up their ovens and taking on one of the biggest meals of the year - Thanksgiving. And many of those cooks will be hosting and cooking the meal for the very first time. 

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How to Help | Post-Sandy Holidays

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Looking to help a family affected by Hurricane Sandy? We're collecting a list of places to donate, volunteer and receive help for the holidays.

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Hoboken Mayor Says Lack of Insurance Means 'Thousands' Will Be Homeless

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer said Wednesday that she estimates thousands of residents are going to be homeless because of the lack of flood insurance coverage.

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Waterfront Development Continues Despite Storm Risk, Report Says

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Development of at-risk coastal areas in New York and New Jersey has been on the rise even as the potential for a storm surge increases, according to one report.

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Grab and Go Visits Start to Storm-Damaged NJ Homes

Friday, November 09, 2012

Residents of some of the Jersey shore communities that were hardest hit by Sandy are being escorted back onto the barrier islands to briefly retrieve belongings before leaving again.

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