Tag Archives: Hurricane Sandy

SILive.com : Rebuild on Staten Island shorefront, but wisely

The Staten Island Advance editorial page tells an important truth: “Don’t rebuild beach communities.” “That’s why government has to step in and control residential construction along the beaches before the rebuilding gets to far along. Yes, this is America and, … Continue reading

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Call 1-855-NYS-SANDY for up-to-date Election Information

This evening, NYS Board of Elections co-chair Douglas Kellner sent me this notice from the SBOE regarding the toll-free number established to respond to questions about voting, poll site changes and absentee ballots. Election Day, Tuesday November 6th, Polls open 6am … Continue reading

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4 Welcomed Words: “I’m from the government”

I’d like to reprint in full the most cogent explanation from a public official about the post-storm issues limiting the availability of gasoline across our region. Chris St. Lawrence is the Ramapo (NY) Town Supervisor and former Democratic candidate for … Continue reading

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