Storm Sandy Victims In Staten Island May Find Shelter In Connecticut

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Storm Sandy took a heavy toll on homes along the Connecticut shoreline, but the devastation was even worse in New York and New Jersey.

A man walks down the stairs of a building in the New Drop Beach neighborhood of Staten Island in New York after Storm Sandy. Photo: Reuters/Lucas Jackson.

Now, some who lost their homes on Staten Island may find temporary shelter far inland in Connecticut, at a church in New Milford.

On Wednesday, Faith Church and The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation will announce a plan for temporarily housing some of the people displaced from their homes on Staten Island.

Details of the plans will be outlined at a press conference Wednesday at the church.

The foundation, which honors the memory of New York City firefighter Stephen Siller, who died on 9/11. The foundation has headed Storm Sandy relief efforts on Staten Island and elsewhere in New York.






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