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Tag: U.S. Army
  • Fire Island property owners: Final push for debris removal

    YAPHANK, N.Y. – Debris collection crews on Fire Island will start their second and final pass through all communities on Tuesday, March 26. Property owners are strongly urged to move all debris to the edge of their property BY MONDAY NIGHT, where it's easily accessible in order to speed up removal. There will be no additional collections once debris crews have moved through your neighborhood.
  • Fire Island cleanup begins 24-hour operations

    YAPHANK, N.Y. – Removal of Hurricane Sandy debris on Fire Island began March 2 and is scheduled to be complete by the end of March. In an effort to meet the March 31 completion goal, the debris removal contractors will begin work around the clock March 15. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is overseeing the debris removal project as part of the federal government's Sandy recovery efforts.