Hurricane Sandy

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

New York And NJ Residents Struggle To Recover One Week After Superstorm Sandy

NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney Wants More Details On Sandy Spending

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says newly released reports on the state’s biggest Superstorm Sandy recovery projects are not detailed enough.

07/21/2014

A Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)  schedule board hangs in a train station on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Expert: Wind-Down Of LIRR Service Will Not Require Multiple Days

If a strike goes ahead for the Long Island Rail Road, how long will it take for the trains to stop running?

07/16/2014

Marc Ferzan, Executive Director of the Office of Recovery and Rebuilding, listens as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2015 to the Legislature,  February 25, 2014 at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie’s Chief For Sandy Recovery Leaving Position

Marc Ferzan, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christe’s aide in charge of setting up and running the office for rebuilding New Jersey after Superstorm Sandy, is leaving the position for family reasons, the governor’s office said Tuesday.

07/08/2014

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

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