Jan 052018
Free Legal Help for Low-Income Individuals Denied by FEMA and/or Insurers

The non-profit organization, Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., is reaching out to low-income Florida Keys Hurricane Irma survivors with an offer of free legal services. Eligible Florida Keys residents who were denied benefits from FEMA will be helped with preparing and processing appeals and those not satisfied with how their property insurance company has met its obligations may be helped with those issues. The deadline to appeal a FEMA decision is 60 days from the date of the letter. Therefore, if residents were wholesale [continue reading…]

 January 5, 2018  Posted by at 12:14 am Issue #250 1 Response »
Jan 052018
Hotel Stays Extended Through Feb. 10 for Eligible Hurricane Irma Survivors  

Over 400 Florida Keys families, who lost their homes due to Hurricane Irma, are still residing in hotels. FEMA announced this week that the deadline has been once again extended for those individuals and families who are eligible to receive Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) and who meet the criteria for the deadline extension.  Residents eligible for the TSA program may receive an extension (from the current January 7th deadline to February 10, 2018) to continue their stay in FEMA paid hotels, while they look for [continue reading…]

 January 5, 2018  Posted by at 12:12 am Issue #250 No Responses »
Jan 052018
Detective Asks for Help Identifying Burglary Suspect

  Sheriff’s Detective Lance Hernandez is asking for the public’s help identifying a burglary suspect whose image was captured on surveillance cameras at a Key Largo business. The owner of GG Millworks on Atlantic Drive in Key Largo called the Sheriff’s Office on December 26th to report someone broke into his business. He said he came to work the morning of the 26th after a few days off. He found a number of items missing from inside. He also found a window on a work truck broken and one [continue reading…]

 January 5, 2018  Posted by at 12:11 am Issue #250, News No Responses »