Category Archive: Capital New York

Jan 24

Cuomo considers buyouts to waterfront residents, while Bloomberg demurs

Fox Beach after a recent storm. (Joseph Tirone) Governor Andrew Cuomo thinks the state should offer voluntary buyouts to residents of waterfront homes badly damaged by Hurricane Sandy. He said as much in his State of the State speech earlier this month, and again this week, during an interview with the Daily News that ran today. “At one point, …

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Jan 07

White Flag Over Fox Beach BY DANA RUBINSTEIN

“People should not be living here,” said Joseph Monte. He was standing on the little piece of Staten Island he’s called home for 22 years, and arguing that it would be better if no one lived there at all. “Turn this into what it should have been and what it was a 100 years ago, …

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