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Beach goers at Robert Moses State Park’s Field 5  (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Robert Moses State Park To Remain Closed For A Long Time To Come

Robert Moses State Park is known as a place for fun in the summertime sun, but it may have to remain closed for a long time to come in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

11/17/2012

Hoboken Cleanup

Major Cleanup In Order In Hoboken After Devastation From Superstorm Sandy

Most of Hoboken, N.J., finally had power back Sunday night, but a major cleanup was in order with even the mayor’s home in a mess and the city’s popular bars nowhere near ready to reopen.

11/11/2012

Sandy's damage to the Rockaways is seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Long Way To Go Before Subway Service Returns In The Rockaways

The New York City subway system has largely returned to normal in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, but rebuilding the section of the A Line in the Rockaways will take time, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reported.

11/10/2012

Damage from Hurricane Irene is seen from a helicopter carrying Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Connecticut National Guard)

Gov. Malloy Addresses Alleged Post-Irene Disaster Relief Fraud In Connecticut

Benefits under the federal “Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Program” were opened up to Connecticut families after the storm. They could requesting and receive money to replace spoiled food and cover other expenses.

12/04/2011

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State Officials To Reassess Snowstorm Damage In Northern NJ

State officials will reassess damage to the counties of Bergen, Passaic, and Middlesex, which were all initially rejected for the money that was earlier made available to every other county in New Jersey.

12/04/2011

NJ residents threaten to dredge the Saddle River (credit: CBS 2)

Flood Victims Frustrated Over Lack Of Disaster Aid Funds

If Congress doesn’t act on the spending bill, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says disaster relief could run out this week.

09/25/2011

Generic Police Photo (credit: Clipart.com)

Police: Burglar Offers To Repair Broken Screen At New Jersey Home During Break In Attempt

The homeowner, Maria Cardona, said the man made her nervous as he told her about his family and kept a hand in his pocket. She says he was “really polite,” but she just wanted him to leave.

06/30/2011

(AP Photo/Mel Evans)

N.J. Drivers Of Snow-Covered Cars Risk Fines

This is the first winter since a new state law took effect, holding drivers responsible for clearing snow and ice from their vehicles, and police have been writing citations.

02/22/2011

A warning for commuters at the Metro-North station - New Rochelle, NY - Jan 28, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Winter-Bitten Metro-North Waves White Flag Of Surrender

After a winter of frozen tracks, delayed trains and fare hikes, commuters who use Metro-North’s New Haven line are now getting hit with a major service reduction.

02/04/2011

CBS 2 viewer Yanabi Sierra sent this photo of snow in Elizabeth, N.J.

Christie Defends Trip To Disney During Blizzard

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was hoping to get federal aid to cover the cost of clean-up from the post-Christmas blizzard as he continued to take some heat for a trip he took with his family to Disney World during the storm.

01/03/2011

The clean up continues, days after two twisters touched down in New York. (credit: CBS 2)

Paterson Seeks Federal Aid For NYC Tornado Damage

Paterson said he was seeking Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance in all five boroughs for the costs of response, debris removal and repairs to public property.

10/02/2010

The post-storm clean up was happening too slowly for many in the City. (credit: CBS 2)

FEMA Inspects Tornado Damage In Queens

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials hit the Big Apple on Wednesday to see whether the damage from last week’s storm meets the threshold of $25 million for federal aid.

09/22/2010

152nd Street between Melbourne and Jewel Avenues in Kew Gardens Hills, Sept. 20, 2010. (Photo/Terry Sheridan)

Residents Upset After Storm Topples Thousands Of Trees

“A lot these great trees have been here for 80, 100-years, and you know, it’s changed the character of this neighborhood forever,” said resident Jason Steinberg.

09/20/2010

Building inspectors survey damage to homes that lost roofs during a fierce storm, along Quincy Avenue in the Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010.  The National Weather Service is investigating whether a tornado touched down Thursday evening during the storm.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Bed-Stuy Slammed By Fast-Moving Storm

The one city block with the most severe structual damage from Thursday’s storm was Quincy Street in Bedford Stuyvesant. The NYC Buildings Department was on the scene where six row houses suffered major damage.

09/17/2010

Downed power lines (credit: CBS 2)

Clean-Up Continues Tuesday After Stormy Weather

Parts of the tri-state area were still cleaning up after Monday night’s wild weather.

08/17/2010

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