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$1,600 Utility Bill for Home Leveled During Hurricane Sandy

Kiernan Burke, a resident in the Queens borough of New York City, was charged $1,600 for electricity and gas usage over the past seven months, and he would dutifully pay his debt -- if his home had even existed in that time. The Burke family's home was destroyed in October 2012 by a fire that swallowed a swath of the... Continue Reading »

Old NYC Map Keeps Breezy Point From Rebuilding After Sandy

Residents of one of the New York City communities most devastated by Hurricane Sandy can't get their rebuilding efforts off the ground, and the finger is being pointed at the city. The neighborhood of Breezy Point in the borough of Queens was leveled during Sandy, with a fire that broke out during the height of the... Continue Reading »

Burt and Jeanne Metz of Queens Surprised With Rebuilt Home After Hurricane Sandy

Burt and Jeanne Metz (pictured above) lost their home in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens when Hurricane Sandy struck that New York City borough. But now, thanks to a group of humanitarian volunteers, the couple has a rebuilt one. More than 300 volunteers with the Virginia-based Operation Blessing International... Continue Reading »

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