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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

U.S. Capitol - Washington, D.C. (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Approves $50.7 Billion In Hurricane Sandy Relief

The final House vote was 241-180 — 192 Democrats were joined by 38 Republicans in approving the measure.

01/15/2013

Christina Salazar's home in Oceanside, Long Island following Sandy - Jan. 11, 2013 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

L.I. Woman Says She’s Being Forced Back Into Her Moldy, Gutted Home

The home isn’t really livable, but one Long Island family hit hard by superstorm Sandy has been forced back into it.

01/11/2013

A truck drives down a flooded street after water levels lowered October 30, 2012 in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Signs First Round Of Federal Sandy Aid Into Law

The law give the Federal Emergency Management Agency increased borrowing power. The agency said it was poised to run out of money if Congress had not acted.

01/06/2013

FEMA Flood Zones (credit: CBS 2)

Confusion Sets In Over FEMA’s Revamped Nassau County Flood Zone Map

More than 4,000 properties on Nassau County’s South Shore, including Cedarhurst, Lybrook and Valley Stream, have been removed from the new federal flood zone maps.

01/03/2013

Federal coordinating officer Mike Byrne discusses FEMA's response to Sandy in Long Beach - Dec. 28, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Senate Approves Sandy Aid Bill As FEMA Declares Commitment To Long Beach

Friday evening, the Senate approved a $60.4 billion emergency aid for victims of the hurricane that devastated parts of the Tri-State Area by a 63-32 vote. Officials are urging the House to now pass the bill as well.

12/28/2012

Sunrise In The Rockaways Dec. 23, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Normalcy Slowly Returning For Residents In Storm-Battered Rockaways

About 90 percent of the wreckage and debris left behind by the storm has been hauled away, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

12/23/2012

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio: City Must Do More To Fight Post-Sandy Mold Infestation

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Saturday announced a plan to fight the proliferation of mold in homes and businesses that sustained flooding during Superstorm Sandy.

12/22/2012

Eddie Saman clears out destroyed household belongings from his flood-damaged home in the New Dorp section of Staten Island after Sandy - Nov. 7, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

New Dorp H.S. Teachers, Students Came To Each Others’ Rescue After Sandy

After superstorm Sandy, New Dorp High School on Staten Island became a place of salvation and on Thursday, the students shared their stories with the nation’s top education official.

12/13/2012

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