Hurricane Sandy

Sen. Charles Schumer holds a news conference in front of the Staten Island Ferry station on Oct. 26, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer: 2 Years After Sandy, NY Has Received $17B For Infrastructure Upgrades

The money will be spent on projects such as sand barriers on Long Island, a sewer system for Suffolk County and flood protection at NYU Langone Medical Center.

10/26/2014

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Long Beach Residents Still Struggling After Sandy Protest New York Rising Program

Life after Hurricane Sandy remains a struggle for countless homeowners still trying to rebuild.

10/25/2014

Babylon Town Hall (credit: DanTD/Wikimedia Commons)

Family Poverty On The Rise In Babylon

The poverty rate in the town, which also features multimillion-dollar homes along the waterfront, jumped from 2 percent in 2010 to 8 percent in 2013.

10/23/2014

Gerard Dunne, left, and David Lonergan celebrate returning to their homes in Rockaway Park, Queens. (credit: CBS 2)

Rockaway Park Friends Return To Homes Damaged In Superstorm Sandy

Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy, two friends in one Queens neighborhood are finally back in their own homes.

10/21/2014

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Gov. Cuomo Stresses Emergency Preparedness With Citizen Corps Training

Thousands of New Yorkers are going above and beyond the call of duty to prepare themselves for natural and man-made disaster.

10/16/2014

A new trend in insurance promises to keep you out of danger when traveling. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Travel Insurance Offering Coverage For Chaos

Ebola, terrorism and political unrest can make a traveler think twice about booking a trip.

10/10/2014

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 Gets Results: Crews Repair Roof After Ripping Open Wrong House In Brooklyn

A homeowner in Brooklyn was getting some relief at last Friday, after her roof erupted in massive leaks when contractors came to the wrong house and ripped it open.

10/10/2014

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

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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

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