Drew Levinson

Volunteer Nurses

Volunteer Doctors, Nurses Reach Out To Sandy Victims

Some local medical professionals were on a mission Sunday night, trying to help Sandy victims who have become so busy in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy that they have not taken care of some basic needs.


Holiday Travel

Holiday Travelers Pleasantly Surprised By Easy Time At Airports

With the long Thanksgiving holiday coming to an end, millions of travelers were headed home Sunday evening.


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.


Sinkholes caused by Hurricane Sandy

First Trash And Sewage, Now Sinkholes Causing Concern For Sandy Victims

One New York City neighborhood is dealing with yet another problem in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Sinkholes have been discovered in several backyards.


Sandy victims eat Thanksgiving dinner inside the gym at the Challenge Prepatory Charter School. (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers Help Bring Thanksgiving Dinner To Far Rockaway Residents ‘Grateful To Be Alive’

Sandy turned their lives upside down, many just got power back, and are still dealing with wind and water damage.


Lower Manhattan Small Businesses

Lower Manhattan Business Owners Trying To Make Comeback After Sandy

Small business owners in Lower Manhattan have been trying to get going again after Superstorm Sandy, and the federal government has been trying to help them.


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.


Volunteer Participates In Day Of Service (credit: CBS 2)

Teams Of Volunteers Participate In Day Of Service To Help Sandy Relief Effort

Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined National Guard troops to deliver much-needed goods to residents of Long Beach and Far Rockaway. He also thanked volunteers who pitched in for helping to make a difference in the relief effort.


Students return to class at New Dorp High School after superstorm Sandy (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Students Return To School 1 Week After Superstorm Sandy

Most of the more than 1,700 schools in New York City have reopened, but not all.


Breezy Point Mass

Residents Of Storm Fire-Devastated Breezy Point Gather For Sunday Mass

Superstorm Sandy has tested the faith of many, but Sunday mass was packed in Breezy Point, Queens – one of the areas hit hardest by the storm.


New Jersey Attempted Abduction

Parents On Edge After Another Attempted Child Abduction In New Jersey

In New Jersey, another narrow escape from the clutches of an apparent child abductor had Bergen County parents on edge this weekend.

CBS New York–10/14/2012

Robert Rodriguez, person of interest in Farmingdale buried remains case (credit: CBS 2)

Investigation Continues After Police Find Remains Of Toddler In Farmingdale Backyard

Police said the remains of Justin Kowalczik had been buried in a shallow grave behind 1 Hallock Street for more than two years but the family never reported the 17-month old child dead or missing.


Helicopter crash scene in West Windsor, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Pilot Killed In West Windsor Helicopter Crash Identified

The pilot, the only one on board, was killed. The pilot killed has been identified as 65-year-old Michael Scarfia, a retired New York City Police Officer.

CBS 2–09/16/2012

Mohel performing circumcision (credit: CBS 2)

New NYC Rule Requires Parental Consent Before Controversial Circumcision Ritual

The New York City Health Department said one aspect of the ritual — that is commonplace in parts of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, but rare in other branches of Judaism — is not safe.


Long Beach Island (credit: CBS 2)

Scientists: Long Beach Island Slowing Sinking And Global Warming Is To Blame

At Long Beach Island, there is already proof of erosion happening. Scientists say sea levels are rising, the shore is sinking, and beaches are eroding.