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De Blasio 'shocked' Brooklyn pol allegedly stole government cash

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The mayor called it “shocking” that a Brooklyn pol allegedly bilked thousands from Hurricane Sandy programs meant to help her neighbors.

NYC Mayor to sue “Big Oil” for causing Hurricane Sandy or something

Oh, and he's demanding fossil fuel divestment, too The post NYC Mayor to sue “Big Oil” for causing Hurricane Sandy or something appeared first on Hot Air.

Lawmaker charged with pocketing Hurricane Sandy aid

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She is accused of keeping almost $50,000 that she was not entitled to, according to an indictment.        

Brooklyn Assemblywoman Indicted on Fraud Charges

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Pamela Harris was accused of defrauding government agencies, including one scheme where she was said to falsely claim Hurricane Sandy relief.

Hurricane Sandy showed that the so-called 500-Year Flood Zone is...

Hurricane Sandy showed that the so-called 500-Year Flood Zone is more like a 5-year Flood Zone. 2012 + 5 = 2017, so we’re overdue.

Katharina Grosse Unveils Monumental Spray-Painted Canvas at Carriageworks

After spray-painting a Rockaways building destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in New York, German artist Katharina Grosse has been commissioned to create a monumental installation in response to the unique industrial architecture and scale of Carriageworks, a contemporary multi-arts center located in Sydney. Show More Summary

Winter Storm Grayson: The Last Snow Hurricane Was Sandy and it was Deadliest Storm of 2012

Winter Storm Grayson is a rare snow hurricane and the first to hit the U.S. since Hurricane Sandy.

Books of The Times: ‘Neon in Daylight’ Lights Up Ambivalence With Shades of Didion and Others

Hermione Hoby’s first novel is about characters struggling to connect to their desires in the months before Hurricane Sandy hits New York.

New York just blew a $390 billion-shaped hole in the fossil fuel industry.

The increasing likelihood of damaging storms like Hurricane Sandy nudged city officials toward divestment.

How New York City is tackling a mental health crisis spurred by Hurricane Sandy

Years after the storm pummeled the coast of Queens, psychiatric hospitalizations in the area are soaring.

Storms Hit Poorer People Harder, From Superstorm Sandy to Hurricane Maria

By Chris Sellers, Stony Brook University (The State University of New York) The ferocious “frankenstorm” known as Sandy that ripped through greater New York City five years ago remains one for the record books. Like this year’s hurricane...Show More Summary

Storms hit poorer people harder, from Superstorm Sandy to Hurricane Maria

The ferocious "frankenstorm" known as Sandy that ripped through greater New York City five years ago remains one for the record books. Like this year's hurricane season, it racked up tens of billions of dollars in economic damages.

All hail Roy Moore at 'pro-family' rally, while accusations pile up

2 months agoNews : Trending Now

A “pro-family” rally in Birmingham, Ala., featured tributes to embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore by a parade of supporters — including one with a stalking conviction and one who has blamed Hurricane Sandy on gay marriage – but no comments from Moore himself on the latest accusations against him. Show More Summary

US Reaction to Hurricanes shows a profound Failure of Leadership

Reflecting on the past decade of hurricanes’ devastation – Katrina, Sandy, Harvey, and all the others – I’ve seen that our leaders have a nearly unvarying knee-jerk response, as Michael Kimmelman puts it: American politicians make big promises. Show More Summary

Malliotakis as Manager: Lessons From Hurricane Sandy and Albany

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Nicole Malliotakis, the Republican candidate for mayor of New York City, discusses her management style, President Trump and coffee preferences in an interview.

Five years after Hurricane Sandy, thousands march in NYC

To honor the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy hitting New York and New Jersey, thousands of people, including myself, marched over the Brooklyn Bridge last weekend. We marched to remember the victims of the storm and stand in solidarity with survivors of Hurricane Maria – but also to demand concrete action from our elected officials on climate change.  […]

It’s Been Five Years Since Hurricane Sandy. How Did This Season’s Storms Compare?

This story was originally published by CityLab and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy happens to fall just on the other side of a summer bookended by devastating storms. Below, we’ve collated damage reports to estimate how Sandy figures relative to the recent spate of disasters to strike U.S. shores, […]

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