FEMA deadline for Sandy aid postponed until January 28

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday that the deadline to register for federal aid in the wake of Hurricane Sandy has been extended past December 31 to January 28. Residents in counties hard-hit by the storm, including Ulster and Sullivan county in the Catskills, can apply for FEMA aid online at www.disasterassistance.gov, via smartphone or tablet at m.fema.gov,  or by calling 800-621-3362.