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EoL Articles: disaster
Texas blast: Criminal probe under way
Texas authorities have launched a criminal investigation into the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. Also, a West emergency volunteer who was a first-responder to the
has been arrested. ...
Monday, 13 May 2013
With FEMA Deadline Looming, Rep. McCarthy Holding Disaster Aid Forum For Small Businesses, Non-Profits
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy is hosting a Dec. 17 forum conducted by FEMA, the Small Business Administration... Read Full Article Author:...
Saturday, 08 December 2012
Rep. McCarthy Issues 'Common Myths vs. Facts About FEMA Aid'
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy issued a list of common myths vs. facts about applying for FEMA
assistance... Read Full Article Author:... ...
Friday, 16 November 2012
When You Peel Back Blight
... not cause
s. So when you peel back the blight in communities like Elmont, where the Political Patronage Industry is a leading employer, what is often revealed is the depressive nature of the ...
Friday, 21 September 2012
Magaly Polo Receives The Prestigious Dr. Carter G. Woodson Award
... of diversity and achievement through the written word. Co-author of “In the wake of
, peer support services can play an important role” and a speaker on the impact of cultural nuances in communication ...
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
If only there could be more Malagy's in
If only there could be more Malagy's in the world! I am happy that she continues her volunteering at the American Red Cross of Greater New York and is now a member of our
Mental Health Leadership ...
Sunday, 13 November 2011
David Dangerfield, Sr Dies at 51
... State in the Department of Health, Emergency Management. In that capacity, David coordinated drills and protocols for
s for vulnerable sites and communities throughout New York State. In Elmont, ...
Tuesday, 11 August 2009
McCarthy on Tax Deal: Tea Party Brought Us to Brink of Disaster Again
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY4) issued the following statement on the payroll tax cut and unemployment... Read Full Article Author:...
Thursday, 22 December 2011
What Happens in Floral Park Doesn’t Stay in Floral Park
... pollution will produce an environmental
Casinos debase political and moral systems by contributing generously to politicians' campaigns, by hiring politicians' families and friends to get the ...
Thursday, 15 December 2011
Adirondackers survive, recover from flooding
... which runs between I-87 and Lake Placid and serves as their de facto Main Street, was opened within two weeks of the
. It's an open secret in town that the road was actually drivable a day or two ...
Tuesday, 29 November 2011
Silver suggests panel redraw district lines
... this impending electoral
by appointing a special master to effectuate independent redistricting based upon fair criteria." Aides to Cuomo, Silver and Skelos declined to comment on the suit. ...
Tuesday, 22 November 2011
Disaster funding put in budget bill
WASHINGTON -- New York lawmakers announced Tuesday that
funding for farmers devastated by September storms will be included in a final "minibus" budget bill, finally resolving a contentious debate ...
Wednesday, 16 November 2011
Gibson, Tonko: Budget bill to include disaster aid
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Capital Region lawmakers announced Tuesday that
funding for farmers devastated by September storms will be included in a final "minibus" budget bill, finally resolving a contentious ...
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Hall of Governors update expands stories of two centuries of leadership
... and natural
s -- the development of a timeline that literally runs past his office door has been "really reassuring in some ways. ... One of the things people will notice is that there's not that ...
Thursday, 10 November 2011
Lawmakers look to help farmers
... damage hasn't been easy to come by. A
funding appropriation of $3.65 billion passed by the Senate in September was killed by a coalition of Democrats who wanted more money and Republicans who ...
Tuesday, 08 November 2011
Disaster relief remains stalled
relief funding -- a sticking point last month during debate over the current temporary government funding measure. "Following the tremendous damage done to farms by Hurricane Irene and Tropical ...
Sunday, 30 October 2011
Flood of promises, trickle of help
... share of government costs not reimbursed by FEMA, the federal
relief agency. FEMA reimburses roughly 75 percent of the costs, but according to Peters, they are still being calculated. According ...
Thursday, 20 October 2011
Tougher building codes needed
... R-Fla., would make states eligible for an additional 4 percent of federal post-
funding after an emergency declaration if those states adopt nationally recognized building codes. "The economic ...
Sunday, 16 October 2011
In death, a macabre river trip
... be at risk from flooding. It's well above the river and survived two previous
s unscathed -- floods in 1927 and the great East Coast hurricane of 1938. The total cost of repairs, including the ...
Friday, 14 October 2011
Design/build ban lifted after flood
... "design-build" approach in
zones. Under design-build, designers and builders can work under the same contract, which can speed and streamline the process. The effort, however, also runs counter ...
Sunday, 02 October 2011
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CO2 levels hit new peak
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