Category Archives: 9/11 Community Supports Sandy’s Victims

Sandy-ravaged homes may see mold resurgence

By Patricia Kitchen New York Newsday Along with crocuses and budding trees, warmer weather could be bringing a nasty surprise for those whose homes were damaged by flooding from superstorm Sandy — a resurgence of mold. Colder temperatures help suppress mold growth, but warmer temperatures, along with moisture, create conditions for it to thrive, said […]

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Siller Foundation to use $1M to help Staten Island Sandy victims with wall board, insulation recovery

Siller Foundation

By Michael Sedon Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced that it will be using $1 million to purchase insulation and wall board to help Hurricane Sandy victims rebuild. “We’re going to be here for as long as there is a need,” said Frank Siller, foundation chairman, […]

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Katrina comeback offers strategies for Staten Island businesses

By Jillian Jorgensen Staten Island Advance New York and New Orleans have decidedly different economies — but small businesses walloped by Hurricane Sandy might be able to find lessons in what worked, and what didn’t, for their southern counterparts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. “There are some things that just kind of […]

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