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Sandy’s Aftermath on Staten Island

Sandy’s Aftermath on Staten Island

December 13, 2012 4 Comments

It took a while to put this post together, only because it was hard to put everything I saw into words. Even the pictures are not able to capture the true scale of Sandy’s devastation on Staten Island. You had to have seen the faces of the victims when you walked through the streets of the […]

Legal assistance for Hurricane Sandy victims

Legal assistance for Hurricane Sandy victims

November 7, 2012 No Comments

The following is a press release from the New York State Bar Association: ALBANY, NY (11/06/2012)(readMedia)– New Yorkers with legal problems related to Superstorm Sandy can receive free advice from volunteer lawyers through a program sponsored by the New York State Bar Association, President Seymour W. James, Jr. announced today. “We know there will be […]

The Days After Sandy

The Days After Sandy

November 3, 2012 No Comments

It’s been days and New Yorkers are still cleaning up from hurricane Sandy. All the city’s resources are being used for emergency and rescue services. This storm has caused so much destruction across the city, the damages are astounding. Sandy is described to be the most devastating storm in New York history. 60% of Staten Island residents are in […]

Hurricane Sandy Informational Page

Hurricane Sandy Informational Page

October 28, 2012 No Comments

Hurricane Sandy is on the way, winds are already being felt in the city, but the most damaging winds are coming in tomorrow. Hurricane Sandy has led to some mandatory evacuations of coastal areas and barrier islands. This evacuation affects more than 300,000 New York City residents.  City officials are urging everyone to take the evacuation seriously. Here’s the need-to-know information:  To make […]

New York Wheel and Harbor Commons proposed for Staten Island

New York Wheel and Harbor Commons proposed for Staten Island

October 4, 2012 2 Comments

Local officials in New York City have recently announced the plans for a new tourist attraction that would boost economic development in the Staten Island waterfront area: the world’s tallest Ferris wheel. The structure will be developed by a joint venture between the New York Wheel LLC and local development company BFC Partners and is predicted […]

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