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West Hampton Dunes, N.Y. (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Summer After Sandy: A Story Of Success From West Hampton Dunes

In this week’s Summer After Sandy report, we have a look at a Long Island shoreline village that learned a big lesson from a storm over two decades ago.

06/28/2013

Bay Head, N.J. (file / credit: Borough of Bay Head)

Suspected Mine Detonated In Surf Off Jersey Shore

A plume of water shot about 125 feet in the air and a boom echoed through town Wednesday as a military explosives team detonated a suspected mine that a diver had discovered partially buried in sand in the Atlantic Ocean.

06/26/2013

People walk through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Summer After Sandy: Jersey Shore Reopens As Storm Recovery Continues

Declaring the Jersey shore officially open for the summer, Gov. Chris Christie cut a 5-mile long ribbon Friday symbolically linking some of the shore towns that were hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.

05/24/2013

A man holds his child as they view damage from Sandy along the Jersey Shore in Belmar - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Pallone: Jersey Shore To Get ‘Largest Ever’ Beach Replenishment Project

The project will stretch from Sea Bright to Manasquan and is expected to be completed by early next year.

05/05/2013

Dunes in Brick, New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Names Of Oceanfront Property Owners Resisting Protective Dunes Posted On NJ Town Website

In Long Beach Township, the Army Corps of Engineers is waiting on 60 of the 465 oceanfront property owners to give their blessing to the project.

05/01/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer announcing beach rebuilding plans on Staten Island March 4, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Beach Restoration Project Fast-Tracked For Staten Island

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation will work together on short-term measures to build up the east and south shores of the borough decimated in superstorm Sandy.

03/04/2013

Irvington Mayor Brian Smith with the Hudson River behind him - Feb. 19, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Hudson Mayors Want Army Corps Help In Preventing Flooding From Future Storm

Businesses and mayors along the Hudson River are asking the Army Corps of Engineers to include them in their study to prevent disasters like superstorm Sandy.

02/19/2013

Truck building temporary sand mounds on the beach in Sea Girt, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Federal Sandy Aid To Fund Dredging, Beach Replenishment On Long Island’s South Shore

Officials have called the dredging project a win-win that will help get beaches on Long Island ready for the upcoming summer season.

02/04/2013

Schumer On Shoreline Protection

Schumer: Sandy Aid Bill Will Help Critical Shore Protection Projects

The U.S. Senate was set to vote Monday on the $50.5 billion aid package for Superstorm Sandy relief, and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the package will provide aid for long-delayed coastline protection projects.

01/27/2013

A Seastreak Ferry passes the Highlands Bridge (credit: Borough of Highlands)

Post-Sandy Proposal To Raise Downtown Gets Mixed Reviews In Highlands

In the wake of superstorm Sandy, there is a radical proposal to raise all of downtown Highlands.

01/24/2013

Vice President Joe Biden and New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno survey damage from Sandy in Seaside Heights - Nov. 18, 2012 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Stories From Main Street: Christie Pushes Sand Dunes On The Jersey Shore

Now that federal aid for recovery from Sandy is on the way, Gov. Chris Christie wants dunes from Cape May to Sandy Hook.

01/21/2013

Sandy Debris Burning

City Burns Debris From Sandy In Brooklyn, Some Residents Voice Concern

Getting rid of the debris was a major mission a month after Superstorm Sandy, and in Brooklyn on Wednesday, some of the debris was going up in smoke.

11/28/2012

Ocean barriers

Tri-State Area Officials Thinking Of New Ways To Prevent Future Superstorm Devastation

As the region works to recover from Superstorm Sandy, it is also looking ahead to the next big one — and what can be done to limit the damage.

11/13/2012

Traffic on I-95 in Norwalk - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: CT DOT)

Four Connecticut Counties Declared Disaster Areas As Outages Reduced

Gov. Dan Malloy says four Connecticut counties that include the state’s battered shoreline have been declared disaster areas by the federal government.

10/31/2012

Mayor Bloomberg tours some of the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 (credit: Edward Reed)

NYPD Making Its Presence Known; Mayor Calls Sandy ‘Storm Of Historic Intensity’

The megastorm Sandy caused 13-foot storm surges in the city. The storm also downed trees and knocked out power to thousands.

10/30/2012

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