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Applications open for 5,000 Sandy jobs

Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday that the state has secured a grant that will hire more than 5,000 unemployed New Yorkers to clean up after Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article
 

In a big step for Coney, Key Food reopens

On Saturday, Coney Island residents celebrated a major milestone in its recovery efforts as the Key Food at West 34th Street and Neptune Avenue reopened its doors for the first time since Hurricane Sandy swamped the neighborhood.   … Full Article
 

Boardwalk: Disaster’s over, but cleanup remains

In Coney Island and Brighton Beach along the boardwalk, the disaster is over, but a big, expensive cleanup lies ahead. … Full Article
 

Mayor Bloomberg defends city's 911 system after Sandy glitches

The city’s $2 billion 911 call system failed the most vulnerable caught in Sandy’s wrath, survivors told the New York Post. … Full Article
 

Something stinks in Manhattan Beach

Residents of 301 Oriental Boulevard in Manhattan Beach building say an “intolerable” stench has developed as a result of flood waters mixing with barrels of oil located in the basement. News reports say the smell is so bad that it has forced everyone to move out. … Full Article
 

Help for photos damaged by Hurricane Sandy

High waters from superstorm Sandy destroyed many precious and irreplaceable photographs. A growing corps of volunteers from Brooklyn-based Cherished Albums Restoration Effort (CARE) is offering free digital restoration services for folks whose salvaged photos have been damaged. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn pot dealer donates to Hurricane Sandy victims

A Brooklyn pot dealer donated half of his proceeds made over two days last week to victims of Hurricane Sandy, according to the Huffington Post. … Full Article
 

Sea Gate still waiting for storm barriers

Sea Gate, a Brooklyn neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Sandy, has spent over two decades waiting for storm protection, according to a story in Tuesday’s  … Full Article
 

$28 million grant to bring 10 miles of ‘Select Bus Service’ to Brooklyn

A $28 million federal Department of Transportation grant will fund nearly 10 miles of Select Bus Service lanes, newly paved streets, bus bulb-outs and other improvements throughout Brooklyn, from Williamsburg to Sheepshead Bay. … Full Article
 

Hurricane Sandy Disaster Assistance Center set up at Coney Island

The Mayor's Office and Human Resources Administration have set up several full-service sites with information about applying for emergency social and economic assistance after Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article
 

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