Articles written by: Clare Church

New Dorp, Staten Island residents John and Helena Mahon stand by their newly  rebuilt home, three years after Hurricane Sandy caused structural damage to the basement.

A Rebuilt Home for the Holidays

Three Christmases after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc in New York, Staten Island couple Helena and John Mahon have something to be merry about. Thanks to the gift of mild weather this December, construction on the Mahons’ home can conclude and the couple will finally have a home for the holidays. “They said it was too much damage… it would cost […]

Cicely Shillingford, Canadian expat living in New York, looks into her eligibility to vote in the upcoming Canadian election. Photo by Clare Church

Canadians Living in New York Face Voting Restrictions

Special Voting Rules of the Canada Elections Act state that electors living abroad may vote by mail-in ballot only if they intend to return to Canada and they have “resided abroad for less than five consecutive years.”