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Breezy Point 1 Year After Superstorm Sandy (credit: Paul Lurrie)

Belle Harbor Man Documents Sandy Recovery Through Photographs

Three days after Sandy devastated the Rockaways, Paul Lurrie started snapping pictures. Lurrie said for months the landscape around Belle Harbor, Neponset and Breezy Point remained the same.

10/29/2013

Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

FDNY Launches Fire Safety Campaign In Areas Devastated By Sandy

Meantime, nearly a year after Sandy hit, residents of the Rockaways said there is still much work to be done despite some big progress.

10/21/2013

A 4-foot high concrete wall is going up along a stretch of Far Rockaway. June 19, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Storm Protection Measures Going Up Along Part Of Far Rockaway

The storm barrier of more than 7,500 bags filled with 20,000 tons of sand will stretch from Beach 55th Street to Beach 149th Street when the dune construction project begins next month.

06/19/2013

The ruins of a destroyed home sit in the sand on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be Done

Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.

04/29/2013

A home destroyed by superstorm Sandy on the beach in Bell Harbor, Queens - Jan. 2, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Belle Harbor Businesses Still Struggling After Sandy

Belle Harbor, Queens was one of the New York City neighborhoods hit particularly hard by superstorm Sandy. For the businesses there, coming back has been and continues to be a struggle.

02/28/2013

Belle Harbor Manor Assisted Living Center (credit: CBS 2)

Life After Sandy Proving Difficult For Queens Seniors Stuck In Temporary Housing

The rooms at Belle Harbor Manor Assisted Living Center are empty of residents due to damage from the superstorm.

01/25/2013

St. Francis de Sales School in Belle Harbor, Queens - Jan. 22, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Belle Harbor School Reopens To Students Months After Sandy

A school that became a relief center in the Rockaways after superstorm Sandy is a school again.

01/22/2013

Buster The Dog

Queens Family’s Dog Rescued Just Before He Would Have Been Euthanized

A family in Belle Harbor, Queens, was happy to report Sunday that their dog was back home alive and well, after being rescued just in time.

01/06/2013

Young Judaea Volunteers On Staten Island On Christmas (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Volunteers Spread Holiday Cheer In Areas Still Reeling From Sandy

In Belle Harbor, volunteers pitched in to help the Red Cross feed Sandy-affected residents on this Christmas.

12/25/2012

Generators Outside Apartment Building In Belle Harbor (credit: CBS 2)

Belle Harbor Residents Get Gift Of Power In Time For Christmas

The power had been out since superstorm Sandy hit nearly two months ago, but electricity was finally restored on Christmas Eve.

12/25/2012

Christmas In New Dorp Beach (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Christmas Takes On New Meaning For Residents In Storm-Ravaged Communities

For some, all they want from Santa this year is a check from FEMA and their insurance company to help cover the damage sustained to their homes.

12/25/2012

Sandy Rockaways Meeting

Frustrated Superstorm Sandy Victims Seek Answers In Belle Harbor

Hundreds of Superstorm Sandy victims in the Rockaways filled a church looking for help and answers from officials Wednesday night, but many walked away even more frustrated.

12/05/2012

Back To School At P.S. 114 Nov. 27, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Students Back In Class At Sandy-Damaged Schools In Queens

P.S./M.S. 114 and P.S. Q256 opened their doors, the Department of Education said. It was the first time students were allowed back into their schools since the storm hit.

11/27/2012

Homes destroyed or damaged by Sandy in Belle Harbor, Queens - Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

St. Francis Church Helping As Basic Needs Still A Struggle In Rockaways After Sandy

Many stores are closed and people from Far Rockaway are walking 50 to 60 blocks to line up for food at St. Francis De Sales Parish in Belle Harbor.

11/21/2012

Belle Harbor Family

Belle Harbor Family Brought Together After Being Devastated By Sandy

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, we keep hearing the refrain, “We’re all in this together.” One family from the Rockaways has proved how that works.

11/19/2012

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