Hurricane Sandy

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City To Put In $100 Million To Prevent Flooding In Lower Manhattan

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials announced a major capital commitment Thursday to protect Lower Manhattan from flooding.

08/27/2015

Homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy sit amongst sand washed ashore on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

‘Sandy Transparency Act’ To Provide Information To Victims Who Applied For Recovery Funding

The Sandy Transparency Act, signed into law, will help keep victims in the loop from now on.

08/19/2015

Staten Island shipwrecked boat

Shipwrecked Boat Still Outside Staten Island Homes Nearly 3 Years After Sandy

The rusted shipwrecked sailboat has been sitting there since Hurricane Sandy.

08/18/2015

New Jersey Shore Still Heavily Damaged Months After Hurricane Sandy

State Grants Approval To Rebuild Parts Of Casino Pier In Seaside Heights

The owners of the iconic Seaside Heights amusement pier on the Jersey Shore have received state approval to rebuild a portion of the site.

08/16/2015

Queens Community Hard Hit By Superstorm Sandy Continues Recovery Efforts

FEMA: People Should Sandy-Related Payment Review Requests By Sept. 15

The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday said it strongly encourages people to submit their requests for reviews of Superstorm Sandy-related payments by Sept. 15.

08/14/2015

Heather Horstmann of Lindenhurst has a house with an open foundation for flood prevention. Many Long Island municipalities are banning such foundations. (Credit: CBS2)

LI Towns Ban Open Foundations For Elevated Homes Despite Savings

Homes built on pilings fit in well in beach communities and can stand up to storms, but some Long Island towns and villages are banning such open foundations.

07/30/2015

The SU+RE House, a storm-proof house created by students at the Stevens Institute of Technology. (Credit: CBS2)

Student Designers Create Storm-Proof House In New Jersey

Local destruction after Superstorm Sandy prompted a team of student architects and engineers to come up with a new plan for coastal communities that are at risk during natural events.

07/15/2015

Manasquan Inlet, May 26, 2013. (credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

Despite Being Slammed By Sandy, Manasquan, N.J. Wants No New Dunes

Manasquan has become the latest Jersey Shore town that was pummeled by Superstorm Sandy and has now decided it doesn’t want protective sand dunes.

07/10/2015

Long Beach Cinemas has reopened after being damaged by Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Beach Movie Theater Reopens After Being Wrecked By Sandy

Another symbol from the recovery of Superstorm Sandy has appeared on the South Shore of Long Island.

07/02/2015

FILE -- These Ortley Beach, N.J., homes were badly damaged in Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NJ Sandy Victims Hit Workshop Before Round 2 In Fight For Aid

Nearly 100 people showed up for the free informational clinic in Brick Township, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.

06/15/2015

Sandy home for auction (Credit: Mike Xirinachs/ WCBS 880)

Hurricane Sandy-Damaged Homes In Nassau County Go Up For Auction

Dozens of Sandy-damaged homes in Nassau County were auctioned off Monday.

05/19/2015

A tree stands on a closed beach damaged by flooding from Superstorm Sandy in front of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on March 1, 2013 in Staten Island/ (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Congressional Task Force: FEMA Has Failed In Getting Sandy Victims Money

A congressional task force has been put to work for the effort to get federal money to people still trying to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy.

04/28/2015

Doreen Stack and her home have finally moved back into their house two years after Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS2)

Sandy-Ravaged Queens Family Returns To Renovated Home After 2 1/2 Years

A Queens family had been stuck living in their yard since Superstorm Sandy hit two and a half years ago, but with the help of hundreds of volunteers, their home finally has been repaired.

04/13/2015

Homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy sit amongst sand washed ashore on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Audit: It Took 15 Tries For New Jersey To Get Sandy Grant Extended

A new federal audit shows New Jersey had to submit an application to extend one post-Superstorm Sandy aid program 15 times before it was approved.

03/31/2015

The City of Long Beach plans to plant 2,700 new trees to replace those destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS2)

2,700 New Trees To Be Planted In Sandy-Ravaged Long Beach

The City of Long Beach, ravaged by Superstorm Sandy in the fall of 2012, is about to get a new look.

03/24/2015

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