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Sandy Hook, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Sandy Hook Beach Area Reopens More Than Six Months After Sandy

Gates to the Gateway National Recreation Area at Sandy Hook opened Wednesday morning to accommodate anglers.

05/01/2013

Hundreds of pear and cherry trees were cut down along Long Island's North Shore. (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Of Trees Chopped Down Across Nassau To Be Replanted

Many who cherish the annual flowering trees along the North Shore have voiced their suspicions that the trees were needlessly axed.

04/17/2013

A home in Mystic Islands, N.J. wrecked by Superstorm Sandy (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

FEMA: Most New Jersey Sandy Claims Settled

The agency says that as of Tuesday, there had been 74,825 claims filed and 70,689 had been closed.

04/10/2013

A home in Sea Bright, N.J. damaged by superstorm Sandy - Nov. 9, 2012 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Stories From Main Street: Jersey Shore Residents Still Await Flood Insurance Checks

If you live on the Jersey Shore and still haven’t received a flood insurance check, you’re not alone.

03/18/2013

A home in the Oakwood Beach section of Staten Island damaged by superstorm Sandy - Feb. 5, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

FEMA Chief: Most Sandy Victims Might Not Notice Sequester

“I think from the standpoint of the immediate response of the things we were doing at Hurricane Sandy, people aren’t gonna see any impacts,” Craig Fugate said Friday.

03/01/2013

Superstorm Sandy's destruction seen in the Rockaways - Dec. 7, 2012 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

FEMA Launches Website With Interactive Flood Maps

New Yorkers can now type in their address to see if their home has been added to the amended FEMA flood maps.

02/26/2013

A National Guard vehicle navigates a flooded Hoboken street after superstorm Sandy - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Hoboken Mayor Zimmer On A Quest For Protective Walls For Her City

Hoboken continues to recover nearly four months after Superstorm Sandy, and now, the flooding from the waterfront is a priority for the town.

02/13/2013

A man works to repair the roof of a church in New Dorp, Staten Island that was damaged by superstorm Sandy - Jan. 4, 2013 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

U.S. House Passes Sandy House Of Worship Aid Bill

The House has overwhelmingly approved a bill to allow houses of worship damaged by Superstorm Sandy to receive federal disaster aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

02/13/2013

Don Werle with Sen. Charles Schumer in Lindenhurst, N.Y. - Feb. 11, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Schumer Wants Flood Insurance Crackdown With Sandy Victims Still In Limbo

While a lot of people are dealing with the aftermath of the blizzard, there are some who are still dealing with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, which hit more than three months ago.

02/11/2013

Cars buried in the snow in Stamford (credit: CBS 2)

President Obama Signs Emergency Declaration For Conn.; Region Continues Digging Out

Roads across the Northeast were impassable and cars were entombed by snow drifts on Saturday. Some people found the snow packed so high against their homes they couldn’t get their doors open.

02/10/2013

Samantha Kinsley's Long Beach home symbolically wrapped in red tape (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Long Beach Woman ‘Fed Up’ With Feds Wraps Storm-Damaged Home In Red Tape

One Long Beach family, fed up with the government’s response to Superstorm Sandy, has decided to send a powerful message to the feds.

02/05/2013

A home in Lindenhurst damaged by superstorm Sandy seen on Feb. 5, 2013 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Lindenhurst Residents Still Need Help 100 Days After Sandy

Some of the residents by the water in Lindenhurst, Long Island feel forgotten 100 days after superstorm Sandy.

02/05/2013

Stony Point, N.Y. (credit: Robert Robbins / Town of Stony Point)

100 Days After Sandy, Stony Point Continues Cleanup, Seeks Help

Stony Point does not want to be forgotten. Far from the Atlantic coast, homes there in Rockland County along the Hudson River are collapsing, too.

02/05/2013

Vice President Joe Biden and New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno tour Sandy's damage in Seaside Heights - Nov. 18, 2012 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

FEMA Extends Deadline For New Jersey Sandy Victims

New Jersey residents still suffering from the effects of Superstorm Sandy are getting more time to apply for disaster aid.

01/25/2013

(credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

Schumer Announces $103 Million In Sandy Aid For Hospitals

The money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will go to facilities including Bellevue Hospital, Coney Island Hospital, Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital and Metropolitan Hospital Center.

01/17/2013

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