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New home completed for Lindenhurst Sandy victim Charles Burgio

Long Islanders pitched in to help the man

Long Islanders pitched in to help the man who was sleeping outside his hurricane-damaged home. (January 13, 2014 1:21 PM)

A Lindenhurst man who was sleeping outside after Sandy destroyed his house now has a new place to live, thanks to some generous Long Islanders. News 12 Long Island first reported the story in August, when a neighbor said Charles Burgio was living in his backyard. Burgio's home had been destroyed by Sandy and he had been staying in a hotel until FEMA's funding ran out. An old friend of Burgio's,...

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