Proposal By Queens Congressman Targets FEMA Push For Sandy RepaymentsA proposal by a Queens congressman would allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to back off in its pursuit to recoup aid mistakenly paid out to Superstorm Sandy victims.
Mayor De Blasio Arrives Late To Flight 587 Memorial CeremonyRelatives of the 260 people who died on American Airlines Flight 587 have commemorated the jetliner's crash in with a solemn ceremony in the Rockaways.
Assemblyman To Superstorm Sandy Victims: Don't Repay FEMA A DimeAssemblyman Phil Goldfeder, D-Far Rockaway, said he's asked FEMA to stop requesting the repayments, but the agency says it's required by law to try to recoup money it sent out by mistake.
CBS2 Exclusive: Statue Of Christ Desecrated At Belle Harbor ChurchPolice Friday night were investigating the shocking desecration of the Statue of the Risen Christ at a church in the Rockaways.
Queens Lifeguard Who Saved Six Lives During Superstorm Sandy Honored With Street SignDylan Smith, a Good Samaritan who helped save many lives during Superstorm Sandy, was honored by his community on the second anniversary of the storm as the community named a street after him.
Belle Harbor Man Documents Sandy Recovery Through PhotographsThree 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.
FDNY Launches Fire Safety Campaign In Areas Devastated By SandyMeantime, nearly a year after Sandy hit, residents of the Rockaways said there is still much work to be done despite some big progress.
Storm Protection Measures Going Up Along Part Of Far RockawayThe 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.
6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be DoneSandy 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.
Belle Harbor Businesses Still Struggling After SandyBelle 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.
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.
Belle Harbor School Reopens To Students Months After SandyA school that became a relief center in the Rockaways after superstorm Sandy is a school again.