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Preliminary flood map for Ocean County, N.J. (credit: FEMA)

Post-Sandy Flood Maps Bring Some Relief To New Jersey Coast

The new maps significantly scale back the level of highest danger, the so-called V zones, which had caused many homeowners the greatest aggravation.

06/17/2013

The remains of the Weiler family home in the Ocean Breeze section of Staten Island - Jan 14. 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa / 1010 WINS)

NYPD Steps Up Patrols In Sandy-Ravaged Neighborhoods

Ten patrol cars are being dedicated around Staten Island’s east shore.

06/17/2013

March 7, 2013 (credit: John Montone / 1010 WINS)

Mobile Couch: How To Protect Your Home From Flooding

The wet weather seems to have let up a bit — but the water woes certainly have not. TV 10-55′s Alex Denis & The Mobile Couch visited Brooklyn on Friday, looking to help homeowners dealing with too much water.

06/14/2013

FILE -- A person waits to cross the street during a rain storm in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Storms Bring Heavy Rain, Wind To Much Of Tri-State Area

Round two of wet weather settled over parts of the Tri-State Area on Thursday evening, pushing monthly rainfall totals within reach of the history books.

06/13/2013

Adolfo CarriĆ³n, Jr. (credit: Carrion 2013)

Eye On Politics: Adolfo Carrion Jr. Calls For ‘Mayor From The Outer Boroughs’

Adolfo Carrion, Jr. is a former Bronx Borough President and current independent hopeful for mayor of New York City.

06/12/2013

NYPD Officer Jonas Guisao, recognized for his actions the night superstorm Sandy hit. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Coney Island Cop Recognized For Rescuing 7 People By Boat As Sandy Hit

Officer Jonas Guisao, a 20-year veteran of the force, works out of the 60th Precinct, which was destroyed when Sandy roared ashore.

06/12/2013

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Heavy Rains, Flooding Soak Parts Of Tri-State

A flood watch is in effect until Tuesday morning for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and parts of New York, including New York City, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau and Rockland counties.

06/10/2013

A warning of roadway flooding in Huntington. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Wet Weather Moves Out, But Flooding Persists In Many Areas

Saturday morning was long and wet due to remnants of what was once Tropical Storm Andrea, and many parts of the Tri-State Area were left with a lot of drying out to do.

06/08/2013

In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, on June 6, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico.  (Photo by NOAA/NASA GOES Project via Getty Images)

Flooding Remains The Big Concern As Andrea Remnants Pound Tri-State Area

Flash flood warnings for the five boroughs of New York City, Fairfield County, Conn., and Nassau County and Suffolk County expired earlier in the evening.

06/07/2013

In this handout satellite image provided by NOAA, Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, forms June 5, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Tropical Storm Andrea Poised To Soak Entire Tri-State Area

Forecasters say the remains from Andrea will approach from the south, bringing heavy rain to the state on Friday. The rain could produce small stream and urban flooding.

06/06/2013

Welcome back sign at Memorial School in Union Beach, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Badly Damaged Union Beach School Reopens More Than 7 Months After Sandy

The 700 students of Memorial School in Union Beach finally returned to their classrooms Monday. They had been split up among four different buildings since Sandy hit.

06/03/2013

People stand under an umbrella during a storm in New York City on Thursday, May 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

More Wet Weather On Tap For Much Of Memorial Day Weekend

The unofficial start of summer is not being greeted with summer-like weather. One day after powerful storms slammed the Tri-State Area, forecasters were calling for more rain over the weekend.

05/24/2013

The Chicken or the Egg restaurant in Beach Haven, N.J. (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Long Beach Island Wants You Back At Its Businesses

It’s taken a lot of hard work, sweat, and money to re-open the doors of a lot of businesses impacted by superstorm Sandy.

05/23/2013

Sandy storm damage in the Ocean Breeze section of Staten Island. (credit: Peter Haskell, WCBS 880)

Second Small Business Center Opens On Staten Island

The New Dorp Small Business Development Center opened Monday to help small businesses who couldn’t take the time commuting to the other center.

05/20/2013

Sign on a home in Sayreville, N.J. - May 16, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Sayreville Residents Eager, But Nervous About Buyouts

On Thursday, Gov. Chris Christie announced a plan to buy out homes in flood-prone areas of Sayreville and South River so no houses are built there in the future, and some residents are eager.

05/17/2013

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