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Major investment announced to combat flooding along Brookville Boulevard on Queens/Nassau border

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Dec. 18, 2023 By Christian Murray New York City is set to receive a boost in its efforts to address and mitigate flooding along Brookville Boulevard between 149th Avenue and Rockaway Boulevard, which straddles the Queens/Nassau border. The city has been awarded a $3.1 million federal grant from FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) and the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) to conduct a comprehensive feasibility study and analysis for the flood-prone area. The 0.8 mile stretch, which locals call Snake Road, has long suffered from flooding due to high tides and coastal storms, with…
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Schumer, Jeffries secure nearly $105M to help cover cost of NYC’s migrant crisis

Jun. 7, 2023 By Ethan Stark-Miller New York City is set to receive nearly $105 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help defray the $1.2 billion it’s already spent on sheltering and providing for tens of thousands of migrants, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries announced…
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