Category Archive: NY1

Apr 06

State Expands Sandy Buyout Program to Graham Beach

The state is expanding its buyout program to a third Hurricane Sandy-affected neighborhood on Staten Island. The state’s enhanced buyout area will now include Graham Beach on the island’s east shore. Under the program, homeowners who had their properties wiped out or heavily damaged by Hurricane Sandy can receive the pre-storm value of their homes …

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Apr 04

S.I. Homeowners Hope Buyout Committee Will Spur Action

NY1 VIDEO: A group of homeowners on Staten Island who submitted an application for state buyouts months ago but have yet to hear back have formed a committee in hopes of getting Governor Andrew Cuomo’s attention.  Watch the video at the link below. source:–homeowners-hope-buyout-committee-will-spur-action

Dec 02

Second House In Oakwood Beach Demolished After Sandy Buyout

By: Aaron Dickens 12/02/2013 01:28 PM NY1 VIDEO:A second house in Oakwood Beach has been demolished after a state buyout of the neighborhood that was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. State officials say there will be many more in the coming weeks. NY1’s Aaron Dickens filed a report. See the video here:

Feb 06

Oakwood Residents Concerned About Flooding From Storm By Aaron Dickens

NY1 VIDEO: Some Island residents were concerned Friday that the incoming snowstorm would overflow a nearby estuary, which spilled out into their homes during Hurricane Sandy. To watch the video please click here

Feb 04

S.I. Residents Weigh Proposed State Buyouts Of Storm-Damaged Homes By: Aaron Dickens

NY1 VIDEO: While a committee of homeowners in the Foxwood Beach section of Staten Island are eagerly studying Governor Andrew Cuomo’s $400 million proposal to buy damaged hurricane-damaged homes in flood-prone areas, other residents in the borough are reluctant to leave their waterside homes. Watch the video here:–residents-weigh-proposed-state-buyouts-of-storm-damaged-homes