Really? FEMA Office on Staten Island Closes “Due To Weather”

Looks as if FEMA is just a fair- weather friend. Yesterday’s nor’easter proved too much for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s aid location in Tottenville, SI – which hung a...

Long Beach: After The Storm

By Dr. Ari Sher The human response to the overabundance of water that has recently poured into our region, care of Superstorm Sandy, has been an overwhelming flood of kindness,...

Darkness And Light

By Larry Gordon What an ordeal. And that’s not because we are spoiled (as many of us have been). It is for many reasons that this can only be described...

NY Emergency Chief Fired for Using Crew At His Home During Sandy Storm

ALBANY, N.Y. – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has fired his $153,000-a-year emergency management director for diverting a crew to remove a tree from his Long Island home's driveway...

California Man Behind Anti-Islam Film to Go Back to Jail for a Year

A California man who served time for bank fraud was sent back to jail on Wednesday for probation violations stemming from his role in making a crude anti-Islam film...

Fire Engines Collide in Brooklyn, 11 Injured

One fire engine collided with another FDNY truck in Brooklyn this morning, smashing through a resident’s brick wall and injuring 11 firefighters, authorities said. The collision happened around 7:45 a.m....

Back to Reality for Obama: Dow Jones Plunges 200 Points as Markets React to...

President Obama was snapped back into the  reality of dealing with a fragile economic recovery today as stocks plunged in  the wake of his re-election and the labor department...

Councilman Greenfield Wants Action On The Gas Crisis

Councilman David G. Greenfield is calling on the state and federal government to take immediate action under the state of emergency declared in response to Hurricane Sandy to end...

Yea Right: ‘She Wasn’t Drunk, She Was Tired’, say ABC sources after Diane Sawyer’s...

Diane Sawyer was suffering from 'exhaustion'  while hosting last night's marathon election special on ABC, according to senior  network sources. The legendary TV anchor, 66, left many  viewers asking if...

Sandy-Battered NYC, NJ Prepare for New Storm

Tri-state residents who were flooded out by Sandy waited with dread and heard warnings to evacuate for the second time in two weeks as another intense, but weaker storm...
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