Breezy Point

Tornado damage in Breezy Point (Credit: CBS 2)

Oklahoma Tornado Dredges Up Memories Of NYC Tornadoes, Hurricane Sandy

As the picture of destruction in Moore, Okla., riveted viewers to TVs across the country, some communities around New York were especially interested and sympathetic.

05/21/2013

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

Marisha Cheong (CBS 2)

Funeral Held For Marisha Cheong, A Week After Her Body Washed Up On Beach

Marisha Cheong went missing without a trace, and two months later with her body tragically found, her family said goodbye.

02/23/2013

Police said the body of Marisha Cheong was found washed ashore in Queens over the weekend (credit: CBS 2)

Police Focus Efforts On Boyfriend’s Acquaintance In Death Of Marisha Cheong

A Long Island mother said she believes her daughter was murdered by her boyfriend after her body was found on a Breezy Point beach.

02/19/2013

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Sandy Victim ‘Overwhelmed’ By Operation Blessing’s Act Of Kindness

Joyce was in for the shock of her life on Saturday when volunteers working for Operation Blessing filled her in on the work that they had done.

02/16/2013

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Body Washes Ashore In Breezy Point, Medical Examiner Working To Determine Cause Of Death

The Medical Examiner is working to determine the cause and time of death, and to pinpoint how long the body has been in the water.

02/16/2013

Lower Manhattan is viewed in a cloud of snow and sleet as New York prepares for a major winter storm on February 8, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Residents Hit Hard By Sandy Urged To Comply With Winter Storm Warnings

Mayor Bloomberg also warned residents living in low-lying coastal areas that flooding may occur as the storm barrels through the Tri-State.

02/08/2013

The remains of Breezy Point, Queens as seen from Chopper 880 following superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Breezy Point Families To Sue LIPA Over Massive Fire

17 families contend the utility should have cut the power ahead of Sandy’s surge. They say ocean water coming in contact with energized wires sparked the wind-fueled fireball that ravaged the neighborhood.

01/29/2013

Weather

Warming Trend In The Forecast For The Week To Come

A warmup is in the forecast for the week to come, but the Tri-State Area will have to suffer through some more miserable weather first.

01/27/2013

A firefighter works to contain a fire that destroyed over 100 homes during Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Breezy Point, Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Benefit For Breezy Point To Be Held In Yonkers

The benefit will feature food, drinks and a live band. There will also be a raffle.

01/20/2013

Volunteers unveil new house built for Breezy Point couple (credit: CBS 2)

Breezy Point Couple Overwhelmed As Volunteers Unveil New Home

Hundreds of volunteers led by the Virginia-based “Operation Blessing International” rebuilt the Bert and Jeanne Metz’s home.

01/09/2013

Breezy Point

House Being Built For Breezy Point Woman Who Lost Home In Sandy

Eco Building Products CEO Steve Conboy said he is footing the bill for the new home to help Kim Leib get back on her feet, but also to show off his company’s products.

01/08/2013

The Who perform during "12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief" December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Relief Organizations Receive Donations Brought In By 12-12-12 Concert

The Robin Hood Foundation has already sent checks to more than 160 organizations involved in the relief effort. The charity has been thinking small in its distribution of the funds.

12/31/2012

Beached fin whale in Breezy Point (credit: CBS 2)

Beached Whale Found In Queens Was Malnourished

Marine officials said Friday the whale was malnourished and had lesions in its stomach and kidneys. The cause of death won’t be completed until testing comes back on tissue samples.

12/28/2012

The NYPD says it has arrested more than 10 people for stealing scrap metal and other debris in areas of NYC heavily impacted by Hurricane Sandy. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYPD: Metal Thieves Plundering Areas Hardest Hit By Hurricane Sandy

Those who live in the Breezy Point section of Queens are picking through their burned out homes one more time, before the city takes a major step in the area’s recovery.

12/28/2012

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