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After Sandy: Midland Beach

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Debris from gutted homes in the Midland Beach section of Staten Island. Debris from gutted homes in the Midland Beach section of Staten Island. (Amy Pearl/WNYC)

Bob Dennis, parish manager for St. Margaret Mary Roman Catholic Church in Midland Beach talks about how the parish is recovering from Sandy and what the community needs to keep going. Also, Christine Mignone-Morena, owner of Bedazzle Dance Studio on Midland Ave., talks about reopening her business and how the students in her classes are responding to the damage in the community and Tracy Lotz, homeowners and member of the board of the Midland Beach Alliance, talks about her experience as a homeowner, and what new flood zone maps might mean for Midland Beach residents.

Also, Janet Babin, WNYC reporter, checks in from Freeport, New York on her road trip from Cape May to Montauk.

 

 

Guests:

Janet Babin, Bob Dennis, Tracy Lotz and Christine Mignone-Morena
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Comments [3]

Chicken Gigantic

Climate Change, Global Warming, Ocean Rise, Monster Storms are REAL.

Move Back!

Jan. 31 2013 11:40 AM
Sheldon from Brooklyn

When last has Mr. Bloomberg been out to Staten Island?

Jan. 31 2013 11:34 AM
jdd from brooklyn

Any info on Fire Island and Cherry Grove in particular?

Jan. 31 2013 11:29 AM

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