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To help aid victims of Superstorm Sandy who are now doing battle with the brutal cold snap that is affecting our region, Masjid Omar (The Islamic Center of Brighton Beach) and ICNA Relief USA will be partnering to bring a distribution of basic necessities and free medical camp to the community, January 25 from 2:00…

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If you are feeling overwhelmed by the lasting repercussions from Superstorm Sandy, the Bay Improvement Group (BIG) will be partnering with Project HOPE to offer a 90-minute support group session with professional counselors for Sheepshead Bay residents impacted by the storm. The session will be held behind closed doors from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m., on…

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If you are a homeowner, renter or business owner affected by Superstorm Sandy and have insurance-related questions or issues related to the storm, the Department of Financial Services’ (DFS) mobile command center will be stationed outside of Public School 195, 131 Irwin Street in Manhattan Beach, all day today, January 14, from 9:00 a.m. to…

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We received this release from the offices of State Senator Martin Golden: Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, announced representatives of the Department of Financial Services will be at locations in Brooklyn, Staten Island, Nassau County and Suffolk County to help homeowners, renters and business owners with insurance-related issues stemming from damage caused by…

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Time is running out for Superstorm Sandy victims who were placed in Brooklyn hotels by FEMA following the destruction of their homes and apartments late last October. According to an article in the New York Daily News, the deadline set by FEMA to allow for displaced storm victims to stay in hotels and motels is…

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After being displaced and working from remote locations to serve their community in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, our friends at the Brighton Neighborhood Association (BNA) are back! The social services and tenant advocacy organization officially re-opened for business today in its location at the Chase Bank, 1002 Brighton Beach Avenue on the corner of Coney…

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The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the approval of $118 million in Disaster Assistance Loans for businesses and residents affected by Superstorm Sandy. The SBA also extended the filing deadline for physical property damage to January 28, 2013, and the deadline for economic injury applications to July 31, 2013. In a press release, Frank Skaggs,…

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State Senator David Storobin is offering free legal services today, Wednesday, December 12, for his constituents affected by Superstorm Sandy. The service is being offered by the Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and their attorneys will be present at Storobin’s district office to assist with Sandy related matters. The consultations available…

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State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver introduced the New York City Hurricane Sandy Assessment Relief Act, legislation intended to provide tax relief to New York City homeowners and businesses severely impacted by Superstorm Sandy. The legislation would allow property owners who suffered damages from Sandy to apply for property tax assessment reductions on a sliding scale.…