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(file / credit: Long Beach Medical Center)

Long Beach Residents Demand Sandy-Damaged Medical Center Be Reopened

The barrier island of Long Beach is taking steps forward this summer in its Hurricane Sandy recovery. Churches, beaches, and the boardwalk have all slowly reopened. But not it’s only hospital.

08/16/2013

Federal Communications Commission hearing on communications failures from superstorm Sandy - U.S. Customs House in Lower Manhattan - Feb. 5, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

FCC Holds Hearings On Sandy Communication Failures

In addition to the physical devastation of superstorm Sandy, communications were disabled for many and the Federal Communications Commission is now holding hearings to try and prevent those failures in the future.

02/05/2013

Christmas trees lining the beach in Long Beach, N.Y. as part of dune restoration effort (credit: CBS 2)

Christmas Trees Being Used In Long Beach Dune Restoration Effort

Not since Hurricane Gloria in 1985 has a dune restoration project been launched on Nassau County’s South Shore

02/04/2013

Sandy's storm surge buries cars in Long Beach under feet of sand. (credit: CBS 2)

Storm-Ravaged Long Beach Quietly Recovering In Face Of Serious Adversity

Long Beach was a city making progress Friday, but some parts were so completely devastated, many of the residents said they couldn’t see their way out their despair.

11/02/2012

Long Beach, NY (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Long Beach Declaring Fiscal Emergency

Especially in the summer, Long Beach is a gorgeous place to live and visit, with many people spending long hours in the water and on the boardwalk. But there is an ugly problem.

01/17/2012