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On-demand car service startup Uber has received a lot of flack in New York City for its notorious surge pricing.
As part of the NY Rising project, Staten Island was awarded an extra $3 million -- added to the already allocated $25 million -- to fund projects to help rebuild the Island's battered shoreline and construct preventative infrastructure post Hurricane Sandy.
Maximum water levels in New York harbor during major storms have risen by nearly two and a half feet since the mid-1800s, making the chances of water overtopping the Manhattan seawall now at least 20 times greater than they were 170 years ago, according to a new study.
While New Jersey and New York continue to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy, there are still many lessons to be learned from the disaster.
About $1 billion is required to meet the needs of all of the nearly 20,000 Hurricane Sandy victims registered for the city's Build It Back housing recovery program.
Brooklyn street artist Swoon creates art that makes you feel like a kid again. She's wheat-pasted life-sized portraits on the sides of industrial buildings and transformed an abandoned warehouse into a playground for art and community in post-industrial Braddock, Pa., where she lives and works.
The Small Business Administration approved $468 million in disaster loans to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut businesses in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Climate change is already impacting south Florida coastal communities, which could see a three-foot rise in sea level by the end of the century, a panel of officials and scientists testified at a Senate hearing on Miami Beach on Tuesday.
Guyon Rescue will be hosting two upcoming events to help raise money and provide assistance to residents still devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued the following news release, dated April 21. To access it on the agency's website, click HERE National Emergency Grant supplemental award to assist New Jersey with completing cleanup and recovery efforts in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Earth Day should be Election Day. As we celebrate today, we need to look back at Earth Day of 40 years ago - 1974 was one of the most important years in environmental protection.
Elected officials are promising to fight for the region's fair share of federal relief dollars amidst a report that upwards of $1 billion in the remaining rebuilding funding could be spent on disasters other than Hurricane Sandy.
SPRINGFIELD -- A civilian employee of the N.J. State Police indicted last year on charges she posed as an inspector after Hurricane Sandy to take a generator from two men selling them on a Burlington County roadside will take her case to trial, according to a report in the Burlington County Times .
It may be awesome, extravagant if not a little eccentric to plan a destination wedding in the Caribbean, Hawaii, Bora Bora, etc.
"Write letters to the papers!" That's the message one Hurricane Sandy victim has for people who still find it impossible to make progress on their personal recovery from the storm.
In presidential nominating contests, the Republican establishment has always won out - from the first Bush, to the tried but tired Dole, to W., then McCain, and most recently Romney, who nonetheless had to labor mightily to emerge from the weakest field of candidates in either party, ever.