Hurricane Sandy

Generators Outside Apartment Building In Belle Harbor (credit: CBS 2)

Following Sandy, 33 N.J. Gas Stations To Share Grant Money For Generators

A group of 33 New Jersey gas stations on and near storm evacuation routes have been approved for grant money by the state to install backup power supplies.

10/09/2014

Zennebe Milton says crews were supposed to repair the roof of another house, but instead ripped open the roof of her home in Canarsie, Brooklyn and left it leaking. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Resident Says Contractors ‘Repaired’ Wrong Brooklyn Roof, Left It Leaking

Contractors recently ripped apart the roof of what they thought was a Superstorm Sandy-damaged home in Canarsie, Brooklyn – but they got the wrong roof.

10/08/2014

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NY, NJ To Get $3.3B In Federal Funds For Sandy-Related Transit Improvements

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said it’s the last big chunk of Sandy funds the federal Transportation Department has to dole out.

09/27/2014

A destroyed home is viewed in Oakwood Beach in Staten Island on February 5, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Announces $108M For Storm-Hit Project

The October 2012 storm dumped water and sand into the basements and first floors of the Coney Island Houses, crippling the buildings’ electrical and mechanical systems and leaving residents without power for 22 days.

09/05/2014

(Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

NYC Emergency Management Officials Urge Storm Preparedness

Do you know what to do if disaster strikes?

09/05/2014

Protesters call on the city to preserve the Rockaway Ferry on Thursday, Aug. 21. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rockaway Residents Take To City Hall In Fight To Keep Ferry

Residents of the Rockaway Peninsula took their battle to City Hall Thursday as they fight to keep their ferry service.

08/21/2014

Paul and Patricia Kearns have their wedding photos back, after they washed up on a stranger's driveway on Staten Island after Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS 2)

Wedding Photos Returned To Rightful Owner After Washing Up On Staten Island

A mysterious black-and-white wedding photo album that was carried by floodwaters to a driveway on Staten Island has been reunited with its owners.

08/19/2014

Wedding photos found in the debris of Superstorm Sandy in New Dorp, Staten Island. Dominick and Patricia Guinta are seeking the photos' rightful owners. (Credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Family Seeks Owners Of Wedding Photos Found In Sandy Debris

Black-and-white images from the past were found by victims of Superstorm Sandy on Staten Island, in the chaotic days after the destructive storm nearly two years ago.

08/18/2014

Bellevue Hospital's entrance atrium during Sandy, left, and a year later, right. (credit: Bellevue Hospital Center)

$117 Million Coming In Federal Aid For Sandy-Related Damage To Bellevue Hospital

U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said the New York City public hospital system will receive more than $117 million in federal aid for repairs to Bellevue Hospital Center for Superstorm-Sandy-related damages.

08/14/2014

Businesses in Seaside Heights are getting a facelift thanks to the "Seaside Heights First Impression program."(Credit:CBS 2)

Nearly Two Years After Sandy, Seaside Heights Receives Much-Needed Facelift

The devastation of Superstorm Sandy has now been largely replaced by a refurbished and spruced up Seaside Heights, and business owners say it’s no accident.

08/07/2014

From Despair To Repair: New York, New Jersey Mark 1 Year Since Superstorm Sandy

Plan Moving Ahead For Dune System, Other Protections For Breezy Point

A multimillion-dollar request for a dune system and other coastal protections for Breezy Point Queens is moving forward, New York State officials announced Monday.

08/04/2014

The sun rises over the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 - Jul 22, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Long-Delayed Staten Island Water Tunnel Project Nearing Completion

A Staten Island water tunnel project was delayed almost 18 months by damage caused by Superstorm Sandy, but officials said it will be completed in the fall.

07/31/2014

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10:  Clean-up continues amongst piles of debris where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on November 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Twelve days after Superstorm Sandy slammed into parts of New York and New Jersey, thousands are still without power and heat.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stronger Than The Storm: Wood From Sandy Ravaged Boardwalks Finds New Life Around The Region

Nearly two years after Sandy slammed local beach communities, debris left over by the storm has found a new life around the region.

07/24/2014

The Department of Environmental Conservation has ordered Queens homeowner Al Risi to tear down a seawall protecting his home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bitter Battle Waged Over Queens Seawall

The owner of the seawall says it’s necessary to protect his home, but the government has told him to tear it down.

07/24/2014

NYCHA workers removing mold, mildew, oil & other components at a home after Hurricane Sandy. (credit: NYCHA via Facebook)

Audit: NYCHA Failed To Hire Public Housing Residents For Sandy Repairs

An audit by the city comptroller found NYCHA failed to ensure that contractors working on repairs hire a certain percentage of public housing residents.

07/24/2014

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