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FILE -- Man working on Pennsylvania Avenue in Long Beach, L.I. on Oct. 24, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Progress Continues On Long Island One Year After Superstorm Sandy

Evidence of Sandy’s wrath still remains in communities across Long Island. Nearly 100,000 buildings were destroyed in the storm, causing more than $8 billion in damage. Parts of the Long Island Rail Road were washed away and permanent repairs won’t be finished for another five years.

10/29/2013

Manasquan Inlet, May 26, 2013. (credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

Manasquan Still ‘Not Fully Back’ 1 Year After Sandy

On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin its beach replenishment project that will stretch from Manasquan up to Belmar.

10/28/2013

Restoration Continues At NYC's Rockaway Beach 10 Months After Superstorm Sandy

Teen Honored For Rescuing Man During Sandy In Long Beach

A 16-year-old boy was honored Sunday night for saving an elderly man during Superstorm Sandy in Long Beach, Long Island last year.

10/27/2013

Long Beach Ceremony

Long Beach Residents Honor Those Who Helped At Sandy Anniversary Ceremony

A Superstorm Sandy anniversary was held Saturday to thank the first responders, and to pray for those who remained out of their homes on Long Beach offshore from Long Island.

10/26/2013

Magnolia Day Care Center in Long Beach, N.Y. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Worker Fired From Long Beach Day Care Center After Striking Child With Shoe

City-run Magnolia Day Care Center in Long Beach was hit with eight violations in July.

09/25/2013

Long Beach Public Schools logo (credit: lbeach.org)

Long Beach School Reopens For First Time Since Sandy Hit

The school reopened with a “Wizard Of Oz” theme Monday. All the teachers and staff are wearing ruby red slippers.

09/09/2013

Volunteers from New York Says Thank You rebuilds an NYPD officer's home in Long Beach (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Volunteers Remember 9/11 By Helping First Responders Rebuild After Sandy

New York Says Thank You was formed after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Each year, the group travels to different cities across the country on the week of Sept. 11 to help communities hit by disaster rebuild.

09/05/2013

Work continues rebuilding the boardwalk in Long Beach - Jan. 24, 2013 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

New Consecration For Long Island Church Following Extensive Post-Sandy Repairs

A Roman Catholic Church on Long Island was being rededicated this week, after extensive repairs to damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.

08/15/2013

American Red Cross holds hurricane preparedness session in Long Beach, N.Y., August 14, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Red Cross Holds Hurricane Preparedness Session In Long Beach

“The best thing we can offer somebody is to have a little bit of peace of mind in a tense situation,” Jeff O’Neil with the Red Cross said.

08/14/2013

Broken elevator at 10 Monroe Boulevard (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Residents Of Sandy-Damaged L.I. Building Say Elevators Still Not Working Properly

Tenants and officials claim the elevators at 10 Monroe Boulevard haven’t been working properly since they were damaged in the Oct. 29 storm, leaving many elderly and disabled residents trapped in their apartments.

08/01/2013

New Long Beach Boardwalk (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials: New Section Of Long Beach Boardwalk ‘Stronger Than Ever’

Upgrades to the boardwalk included stronger tropical hardwood, a new retaining wall, and energy saving LED lighting.

07/27/2013

New Long Beach Boardwalk (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Calls New Long Beach Boardwalk A ‘Knockout Punch’ Against Sandy

The original boardwalk on Long Beach was destroyed in storm. The reopening is part of the city’s “Stronger, Smarter, Safer” reconstruction effort.

07/26/2013

Long Beach Medical Center (credit: WCBS 880's Mike Xirinachs)

Long Beach Hospital Officials To Meet With State Health Dept. Friday In Hopes Of Agreement

Now Long Beach Medical Center is repaired and is ready for business, but state health officials are refusing to allow it to reopen until it comes up with a better financial plan or merges with another medical center.

07/26/2013

Long Beach Medical Center (credit: WCBS 880's Mike Xirinachs)

Long Beach Residents Urging State To Reopen Sandy-Damaged Medical Center

Long Beach Medical Center has been repaired and is ready for business, but state health officials are refusing to allow it to reopen until it comes up with a better financial plan or merges with another medical center.

07/18/2013

Long Beach boardwalk construction, June 5, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Beach Residents Enjoy Symbolic Weekend Opening Of Boardwalk

The 2.2-mile boardwalk, which was destroyed by superstorm Sandy, is expected to be ready for the crowds by November.

07/15/2013

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