Evidence of Sandy’s wrath still remains in communities across Long Island. Nearly 100,000 buildings were destroyed in the storm, causing more than $8 billion in damage. Parts of the Long Island Rail Road were washed away and permanent repairs won’t be finished for another five years.
One homeowner thought that she had won the war on mold in her damaged home, but as CBS 2’s John Slattery reported, she may be losing the battle.
It happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Our Holy Redeemer Church on S. Ocean Avenue.
The report released Monday by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force says coastal communities should assume floods are going to happen more frequently and realize that spending more now on protective measures could save money later.
According to police, Michael Brown, 39, of Freeport was arrested on Saturday at 3:45 p.m. after he tried to break down the door of a Roosevelt home using a pitchfork.
Osprey habitats on Long Island were ripped apart by Superstorm Sandy, and now, the birds have taken up residence in the most unusual places.
Seventy-five percent of the restaurants and other businesses on the mile-long stretch of food and fun are back, according to Chamber of Commerce president Charles Hirschberg.
After months of rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy, the village of Freeport, Long Island, kicked off its Nautical Festival Saturday.
Some Sandy-damaged businesses on Long Island are getting help from a government-sponsored ad campaign.
In just a few short days, Sandy-ravaged Island Park residents raised thousands of dollars in supplies for Oklahoma tornado victims.
A 35-year-old man driving a Mercedes was stopped at a traffic light when five armed men, four with handguns and one with a shotgun, pulled him out of the car, police said.
Town officials were on hand to accept $1.3 million in grant money from the National Grid, which will be used to help 45 businesses still struggling to open in time for summer.
A Long Island man’s long search ended Tuesday night, as he finally found the mystery man who saved his life.
A Long Island man wants to thank the hero who saved him from the freezing water after he jumped in to save his dog.
Only now, when landscaping is supposed to be turning green, are Long Island’s shoreline homeowners realizing additional devastation caused by superstorm Sandy.