About 350 homeless Superstorm Sandy evacuees who have been sleeping in New York City-funded hotel rooms for nearly a year may be forced to check out for good.
NEW YORK - About 350 homeless Superstorm Sandy evacuees who have been sleeping in New York City-funded hotel rooms for nearly a year may be forced to check out for good.
Lawyers for the city argued in Manhattan's state Supreme Court this week that the program must end Monday. That's when the Federal Emergency Management Agency says it will stop reimbursing the city for the program.
City officials say it has cost $70 million to house the refugees. More than 3,000 people have been sheltered as part of the program. Only about 350 of them are left.
Housing advocates say some evacuees would have no place else to go. The city says those who don't have other housing arrangements can apply to stay in one of the city's homeless shelters.
A 12-year-old message in a bottle is discovered amid a beach strewn with debris from Superstorm Sandy.
Jon Bon Jovi went home Monday to present a $1 million check from his band to a fund to help New Jersey recover from Superstorm Sandy.
Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn't spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to assist victims of the storm, a strategy the organization says will help address needs that weren't immediately apparent in the disaster's wake.
The boardwalks are back, and so are most of the beaches, even if some are a little thinner this year.
This time next week, perhaps the most famous symbol of Superstorm Sandy's devastation at the Jersey shore will be gone.
Northeast Ohio marinas continue clean-up from Superstorm Sandy, which hit more than six months ago.
Safety Service Director Robert Fowler tells NewsChannel5 the Lorain Public Boat Ramp will be closed Monday from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. to repair dock damages caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Monday night, Bay Village residents are welcome to attend an open meeting at Bay Village City Hall at 7 p.m.
Trees, shrubs and evergreens in high demand six months after Superstorm Sandy slammed into northeast Ohio.