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Vinny And Dawn Rongo And Their Sandy-Damaged Home

CBS 2 Exclusive: Sandy Victims Can’t Get Funds From Mortgage Company To Finish Repairs

It has been 19 months since Superstorm Sandy hit the Tri-State Area, but the rebuilding process has been painfully slow. Thousands have claimed they are being short-changed when it comes to getting the insurance money they need.

05/12/2014

New York Rising Meeting

L.I. Residents Call ‘New York Rising’ Storm Relief Program Incompetent

The New York Rising program was set up by the state to help victims of Superstorm Sandy rebuild, but many have said the program has failed to deliver.

12/03/2013

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Lawmakers To Consider New Aid To NJ Cities

The Senate Budget Committee will consider legislation appropriating the money — plus $1.5 million for oversight — on Thursday.

12/08/2011

The Hike for Heroes crew enters Times Square on June 15, 2011 (credit: Facebook/Hike For Our Heroes)

Iraq War Vet Raising Funds For Military Families Via ‘Forrest Gump’-Style Walk Comes To Times Square

Troy Yocum was in Iraq when a fellow soldier emailed to say he was in deep financial trouble, so he decided to embark on a 7,000 mile walk to raise money for him, and other military families.

06/15/2011

President Barack Obama (credit: Getty Images)

Audit: 95 Percent NJ Weatherization Money Unspent

The weatherization program is designed to residents save on energy costs through the installation of insulation, sealing ducts and stopping heat loss through leaky windows and doors.

11/12/2010