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Governor Cuomo, Federal, State and County Officials Conduct Helicopter Surveillance of Damage

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Albany, NY (October 31, 2012)

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, joined by U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, MTA Chairman and CEO Joseph Lhota and other federal and local officials today conducted helicopter surveillance of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. The helicopters flew over the following sites:


  • Breezy Point
  • Broad Channel
  • Rockaway Beach/A Train
  • JFK Airport
  • Long Beach
  • Jones Beach
  • Fire Island
  • Nassau County
  • Long Island Sound
  • Westchester County
  • Metro-North Hudson Line


The tour gave the officials the opportunity to survey the widespread damage that was caused by Hurricane Sandy.