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The Seaside Park boardwalk following the massive Sept. 12 fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Cleanup From Jersey Shore Boardwalk Fire Should Be Over In November

The demolition and cleanup work from the massive boardwalk fire in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, N.J., should be complete by the end of November, officials said.

10/14/2013

Billy Joel At Long Island Cleanup

Gov. Cuomo, Billy Joel Join Volunteers For Long Island Beach Cleanup

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was part of a fall cleanup event in Oyster Bay, Long Island Saturday – along with Billy Joel.

09/21/2013

Lower Lake, Yaphank

Neighbors: Yaphank Lake Has Been Ruined By Algae, Invasive Plants

Residents have been none too happy with a decision by the town of Brookhaven, Long Island, to postpone cleanup of a lake overrun with invasive plants and algae.

09/17/2013

New York U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in Union Square - May 3, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Gillibrand Pushes Legislation To Improve Contaminated Site Cleanup

A push has been launched for the federal government to provide additional help in cleaning up contaminated sites.

08/10/2013

View of the Hudson River from Irvington - Nov. 29, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Hundreds Gather To Clean Up Hudson Shoreline From Albany To NYC

The Hudson River shoreline was a little tidier Sunday afternoon, after more than 100 clubs and organizations took part in the second annual Riverkeeper Sweep.

05/12/2013

Little League Cleanup In Queens

Little League Players Hit The Field For Volunteer Cleanup In Queens

Nearly 1,000 Little League players took to the fields Saturday – to volunteer for a cleanup effort.

04/06/2013

Lindenhurst

Volunteers Work To Clean Up Sandy Debris In Lindenhurst

Volunteers spent the day Saturday cleaning up homes that were flooded in Lindenhurst, Long Island, so that the process of rebuilding after the damage of Superstorm Sandy can begin.

03/02/2013

Seaside Heights boardwalk planks and roller coaster in the ocean on Nov. 9, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Post-Sandy Ocean Junk Poses Safety Hazard, But Cleanup Continues

The need for a swift cleanup has grown critical, after Superstorm Sandy swept objects of all sizes into the ocean and posed a potential threat to summer swimmers.

02/17/2013

Senate President Steve Sweeney (Credit: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us)

Sweeney Calls For Probe Of No-Bid Contract For Sandy Debris Cleanup

New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney has called for a panel to investigate a no-bid contract for debris cleanup awarded by the Christie administration after Superstorm Sandy.

02/04/2013

Jones Beach Cleanup

Volunteers Head Out To Clean Beaches Of Sandy Debris

Volunteers headed out Saturday to clean beaches around New York and New Jersey, in an effort to help communities recover and rebuild in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

12/08/2012

Staten Island Damage

Sanitation Worker Shocked By Live Power Line While Cleaning Up On Staten Island

A New York City sanitation worker was hospitalized Sunday, after touching a live power line while working on cleanup efforts in Staten Island.

11/04/2012

"Mentors in the Garden of Life" by Colleen Plimpton (Detail)

Have You Cleaned Up Your Garden This Fall?

Your flowers may no longer be blooming, but it’s not quite time to forget all about your garden.

11/22/2010

Queens Storm Damage (Photo/CBS 2)

Pace Of Storm Cleanup Frustrates Queens Residents

Four days after devastating storms ripped through the area, streets in Queens were still a mess.

09/20/2010