Long Island families get Sandy aid approval from New York Rising

Two Long Island families affected by Superstorm Sandy finally got some good news yesterday. The Pizzuto and Anguilo families were both approved for more than

Two Long Island families affected by Superstorm Sandy finally got some good news yesterday.

Two Long Island families affected by Superstorm Sandy finally got some good news yesterday. (10/16/13)

BABYLON - Two Long Island families affected by Superstorm Sandy finally got some good news yesterday.

The Pizzuto and Anguilo families were both approved for more than $100,000 each in federal funding through the New York Rising program.

A spokesperson for New York Rising says it's ready to start writing checks as early as next week.

Applicants who are not satisfied with their award amounts can appeal the decision.

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