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Hurricane Sandy

Crews work to remove Sycamore trees in Long Beach. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Officials Say Mass Tree Removal In Long Beach Is A Public Safety Issue

Long Beach residents are stumped and upset as hundreds of trees in the oceanfront town have come down.

07/01/2014

Couple gets married (file/credit: clipart.com)

Seen At 11: Sometimes Your Walk Down The Aisle Isn’t A Walk In The Park

Couples spend months preparing for their wedding days, and for many people it is one of the biggest days of their lives.

06/30/2014

Rockaway Pipeline

Natural Gas Pipeline Construction Worries Rockaway Peninsula Beachgoers

Construction rigs for a natural gas pipeline have been set up on the ocean, and they are not going anywhere for a while. And the project is making waves.

06/20/2014

Neighbors say this white house in Neponsit, Queens, is filled with mold that is making them sick. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Gets Results: Cleaning Crews Arrive To Clear Out Mold Filled Queens Home

CBS 2 previously reported on mold and trash that had built up in homes that were abandoned after the storm. On Tuesday, CBS 2 got action.

06/17/2014

Neighbors say this white house in Neponsit, Queens, is filled with mold that is making them sick. (Credit: CBS 2)

60 Homes Have Sat Abandoned On Rockaway Peninsula Ever Since Sandy

Moldy trash remained in homes that were still abandoned 20 months after Superstorm Sandy, and residents have demanded a cleanup.

06/13/2014

Post-Disaster Housing

New Post-Disaster Apartment Prototype In One Night In Brooklyn

New York City is leading the drive to be ready in case of another housing emergency like the one that followed Superstorm Sandy.

06/11/2014

Mantoloking Steel Wall

CBS 2 Exclusive: Steel Wall To Be Mounted To Protect Jersey Shore Towns From Storms

A four-mile steel wall is going up along the Jersey Shore beachfront, in one of the biggest projects that New Jersey will undertake to keep residents safe from storms like Superstorm Sandy.

06/11/2014

A Con Edison truck (credit: Getty Images)

Con Edison Invests $1.3 Billion Toward Summer Energy Costs

Con Edison said Tuesday it is investing $1.3 billion to meet added summer energy demand in New York City and Westchester County.

06/03/2014

Christie press conf march 28

Christie: New Federal Aid Will Rebuild All Eligible Sandy-Damaged Homes

New Jersey Gov. Christ Christie said Wednesday that the state will have enough federal aid to help rebuild all eligible homes destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

05/28/2014

Restoration at two beaches in Babylon, Long Island will be complete for the Memorial Day weekend. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sandy-Ravaged Babylon Beaches Fully Restored For Memorial Day Weekend

Two Sandy-damaged beaches on Long Island have been fully restored, and are now ready to open for Memorial Day.

05/21/2014

A beachfront home damaged by superstorm Sandy stands behind a newly built protective sea wall in the Belle Harbor section of Queens on Oct. 9, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

State Lawmakers Pass De Blasio’s Post-Sandy Property Tax Relief Bill

New York state lawmakers on Tuesday passed legislation proposed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, which would prevent higher tax bills for city residents who rebuilt or repaired their homes after they were damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

05/20/2014

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: Reuniting Sandy Victims With Their Missing Treasures

Two friends in New Jersey are helping reunite victims of superstorm Sandy with their belongings that were washed away.

05/19/2014

Flooding from superstorm Sandy on October 29, 2012 in Freeport, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

LI Sandy Victim Claims Motel Discriminated Against Her Due To Disability

Deborah Robinson said she was turned away when she tried to stay at the motel because she walks with a cane following a stroke.

05/14/2014

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Hotels, Gas Station Settle With N.J. Over Price-Gouging Allegations

New Jersey state officials said Monday that settlements have been reached with two hotels and a gas station accused of price gouging following Superstorm Sandy.

05/12/2014

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

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