Hurricane Sandy

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FEMA At Odds With Sandy Victims Over Funds That Were Never Supposed To Be Allocated

One Ocean County woman left homeless by Hurricane Sandy has been struggling to rebuild. She recently learned the agency that gave her the money to get back on her feet, wants it all back.

12/10/2014

Owner Jenny Zalak (left) and CBS2's Jennifer McLogan with one of the horses at the Twin Oaks Horse Sanctuary in Manorville, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Long Island Horse Sanctuary Fears Possible Shutdown

A sanctuary for elderly horses on Long Island is at risk of going out of business, and advocates have launched a campaign to raise funds to keep it going.

12/02/2014

Construction tools at a Habitat for Humanity site in Little Ferry, N.J. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Volunteers Still Hard At Work On Sandy-Damaged Homes In Little Ferry

Two years after Sandy struck, some residents are finally getting their homes cleaned up, said Mike Stimson with Habitat for Humanity.

12/01/2014

Rep. Gregory Meeks appears with 94-year-old Vincentia Becker at a news conference in Belle Harbor, Queens, on Nov. 24, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Proposal By Queens Congressman Targets FEMA Push For Sandy Repayments

A proposal by a Queens congressman would allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to back off in its pursuit to recoup aid mistakenly paid out to Superstorm Sandy victims.

11/24/2014

FILE -- A truck drives through a flooded street on the Lower East Side on Oct. 30, 2012, a day after Superstorm Sandy hit. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

State Spending $1 Million On Lower East Side Flood Protection Project

As part of the project, wetlands, which will act as a sponge to absorb storm water, will be built at East River Park, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.

11/13/2014

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NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: November 10th – 16th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in NYC, week of November 10th- 16th.

11/10/2014

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4 People Accused Of Scamming FEMA For Sandy Funds In New Jersey

Four people were charged in New Jersey Thursday with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy.

11/06/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie walks next to Richard Weited, owner of East Dover marina,  in Toms River on Oct. 29, 2014, the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy slamming into the state. (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Officials, Residents On Sandy Anniversary: Rebuilding Has Been Too Slow

The second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in New Jersey, where recovery is happening unevenly, with many houses, boardwalks and businesses rebuilt, but many other people still unable to return to their homes.

10/29/2014

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Queens Lifeguard Who Saved Six Lives During Superstorm Sandy Honored With Street Sign

Dylan Smith, a Good Samaritan who helped save many lives during Superstorm Sandy, was honored by his community on the second anniversary of the storm as the community named a street after him.

10/29/2014

FILE -- Utility workers replace a pole that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy in Seaside Heights, N.J. (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Utilities: Communication With Customers Will Be Better For Next Storm

A major complaint in the days following Sandy was that customers didn’t know what repairs crews were working on when their power would be restored.

10/29/2014

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Volunteers Work To Repair Sandy-Damaged Home During Marathon Rebuild Project

On the eve on the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, dozens of volunteers picked up hammers and saws to help a desperate Queens family reclaim their storm-damaged home.

10/28/2014

Of 298 homes destroyed during Superstorm Sandy in Union Beach, New Jersey, only 170 had been rebuilt two years later. (Credit: CBS 2)

Many Homes Not Yet Rebuilt, Residents Feel Stuck In Union Beach, N.J. 2 Years After Sandy

The devastation from Superstorm Sandy can still be seen across New Jersey, on the eve of the second anniversary of the storm.

10/28/2014

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South Street Seaport Businesses Pick Up The Pieces After Superstorm Sandy

The three businesses are located on South Street, Peck Slip and Front Street and are part of a merchants’ alliance formed in the wake of Sandy called Old Seaport New York.

10/28/2014

New homes were under construction, and some residents had returned, two years after a fire devastated Breezy Point, Queens during Superstorm Sandy in 2012. (Credit: CBS 2)

Comeback Under Way At Breezy Point 2 Years After Sandy Fire

During Superstorm Sandy on the night of Oct. 29, 2012, more than 130 homes were wiped out by a horrific fire in Breezy Point, Queens.

10/27/2014

Island Park rebuilding sign, Aug. 22, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Finally, 2 Years Later, Signs Of Progress In Island Park’s Sandy Recovery

Hurricane Sandy roared through the Tri-State Area two years ago this week. While the rebuilding continues, so does the frustration. But some affected residents say there is good that came out of the disaster. Memories of the storm are fresh.

10/27/2014

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