Breezy Point

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

Officials: Beached Whale Near Breezy Point Has Died

The 60-foot-long finback whale was found in grave condition stranded on the bay side of Breezy Point around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

12/27/2012

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

Fin Whale Beached Near Breezy Point

The 60-foot whale was spotted around 10:30 a.m. and was still alive as of noon, according to the U.S. Coast Guard on scene.

12/26/2012

The remains of the Breezy Point neighborhood following a fire that broke out during Sunday as seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Somber Christmas Marked In Breezy Point, Rockaways After Sandy

“For many of them, there’s a loss of faith perhaps. A loss of hope. A loss of concern. A loss of the sense of the future,” Father Michael Gribbon of Blessed Trinity Parish told WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell.

12/25/2012

The remains of the Breezy Point neighborhood following a fire that broke out during Sunday as seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

FDNY: Sea Water Flooding Electrical Units Caused Breezy Point Inferno The Day Sandy Hit

The massive Breezy Point blaze broke out around 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 29, right as Sandy and the ensuing storm surge made their impacts felt in New York City.

12/24/2012

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As Christmas Approaches Volunteers Reach Out To Sandy Victims To Make The Holidays Happier

Nearly two months after Sandy residents of Breezy Point are still trying to piece their lives back together.

12/22/2012

Tracy Rutter, left, and Rich Whalen tied the knot on Dec. 21, 2012. (Photo: CBS 2)

Hurricane Sandy Responders United In Symbolic Breezy Point Wedding

It was a celebration and a statement in a community badly in need of both. A couple in Breezy Point got married Friday, more than a month after living with the destruction of Superstorm Sandy.

12/21/2012

These are some of the stuffed animals that will be delivered to children in Sandy Hook. (credit: CBS 2)

Breezy Point Storm Victims Organize Effort To Bring Toys To Children In Sandy Hook

One Tri-State community torn by tragedy is lending a comforting hand to another.

12/18/2012

The family of "Shadow" is still looking for him after he went missing. (credit: CBS 2)

Family In The Rockaways Desperately Searching For Missing Dog

The search is on for “Shadow,” a 110-pound Doberman mix who broke free from his leash and collar during a walk Wednesday night.

12/13/2012

Sign At Robert Bainbridge's Home In Breezy Point (credit: CBS 2)

Breezy Point Residents Call Recent Rash Of Burglaries A ‘Kick In The Pants’ After Sandy

Neighbors called the situation disheartening, characterizing Breezy Point as a community where everyone knows everyone else and saying they cannot imagine who would have broken into their homes.

11/25/2012

The remains of the Breezy Point neighborhood following a fire that broke out during Sunday as seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Thieves Hitting Storm-Damaged Homes In Breezy Point

As if the situation weren’t horrific enough in Breezy Point with flooding, raging fires and destruction during Superstorm Sandy, the residents have now found themselves in a theft crisis.

11/24/2012

Breezy Point Thanksgiving

Relief Organization Serves Thanksgiving Dinner To Residents Of Breezy Point

Operation Blessing International from Virginia enlisted a group of volunteers to help serve Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday and Thursday to victims of the storm.

11/21/2012

Rockaway Thanksgiving

Volunteers Bring Thanksgiving To Grateful Rockaway Residents

While many were preparing for Thanksgiving this Tuesday night, residents in areas still devastated by Superstorm Sandy were still trying to rebuild their lives. A group of volunteers was working hard Tuesday night to make sure they are able to give thanks.

11/20/2012

Demolition crews clean up dilapidated homes on Staten Island. (credit: Steve Sandberg, 1010 WINS).

Some Storm-Ravaged S.I. Residents Say Rebuilding Not Worth Cost, Risk

The city said it is preparing to demolish at least 200 homes across Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn that were severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

11/19/2012

Crews tackle piles of debris as clean-up continues where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on November 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Graybeards Group Collects Over $100,000 For Sandy Victims In Rockaways

Every one of them has been hit hard by Superstorm Sandy, but a group of men in the Rockaways has managed to raise a lot of money to help neighbors who need it even more.

11/18/2012

Destroyed Home On Beach 134th Street In The Rockaways (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Report: Hundreds Of Homes To Be Bulldozed By New York City Due To Sandy Damage

The homes slated to be bulldozed suffered severe structural damage due to flooding and the high winds from Sandy, according to city officials.

11/18/2012

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