Gateway National Recreation Area

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

Earth Day Volunteers At Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn on April 22, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Earth Day Volunteers Do Their Part To Protect The Environment

For some, Earth Day took on a special meaning this year in parts of the Tri-State Area ravaged by Superstorm Sandy.

04/22/2013

President Barack Obama (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images), Representative Michael Grimm (credit: grimm.house.gov)

President Obama Approves Measure Allowing Natural Gas Pipeline Through Rockaways, Brooklyn

The three-mile pipeline would run from the Atlantic Ocean beneath Jacob Riis Park in the Rockaways and under Jamaica Bay to Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Field.

11/28/2012

A major brush fire burns in Tabernacle, N.J. on April 9, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Gain Control Of Wind-Whipped Wildfires In N.J., Staten Island, Connecticut

Authorities say a small brush fire that broke out in Barnegat late Tuesday morning has been fully contained, while crews hope to have a large wildfire in Burlington County fully contained by Tuesday night.

04/10/2012