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People walk through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Summer After Sandy: Jersey Shore Reopens As Storm Recovery Continues

Declaring the Jersey shore officially open for the summer, Gov. Chris Christie cut a 5-mile long ribbon Friday symbolically linking some of the shore towns that were hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.

05/24/2013

Nassau County police cruiser (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS/File)

Police Reopening Investigation Into 1986 Murder Of Long Beach Student

The Nassau County Police Department will hold a press conference Tuesday on the death of 15-year-old Chaim Weiss.

05/24/2013

Sarah Colletti's bicycle (credit: CBS 2)

Long Beach Man Pleads Guilty To Hitting Teen, Dragging Her 600 Feet

German Gutierrez, 50, pleaded guilty Thursday to assault, depraved indifference, aggravated driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident with serious physical injury, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced.

05/17/2013

The ruins of a destroyed home sit in the sand on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be Done

Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.

04/29/2013

Long Beach Boardwalk

Groundbreaking Held For New Long Beach Boardwalk

A groundbreaking was held for Saturday for the new $44.2 million boardwalk on Long Beach, Long Island.

04/27/2013

A section of the destroyed boardwalk in Long Beach, N.Y. - April 4, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Long Beach Boardwalk Reconstruction To Begin Next Week

Preliminary construction of Long Beach’s new $44.2 million boardwalk is set to begin next week, but it won’t be complete for the summer.

04/05/2013

Sandy damage in Long Beach, Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Community Group Looks To Help 100 Sandy Victims

A new group called ‘Friends of Long Island’ plans to raise $500,000 to help up to 100 people get back into their Sandy-ravaged homes. The group is made up of local residents and community leaders.

04/04/2013

Bruno, an adult Rottweiler, is need of a new home. He was turned over to an emergency shelter in Nassau County after Superstorm Sandy. (credit: NCSPCA)

Superstorm Sandy Dog In Need Of Home As L.I. Shelter Prepares To Close

A dog that was brought to a temporary shelter in Nassau County after Superstorm Sandy is now in need of a new home as the shelter prepares to close its doors.

03/14/2013

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Sandy-Damaged Coastal Communities Prepare For Flooding As Winter Storm Approaches Tri-State

Coastal communities across the Tri-State area could experience minor to moderate flooding during times of high tide through Thursday morning.

03/06/2013

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Winter Storm Packing Snow, Heavy Rain And Strong Winds Headed Our Way

The system will arrive Wednesday around midday, bringing heavy rain and snow that could disrupt travel and cause power problems throughout the Tri-State Area.

03/05/2013

Hundreds of residents of Long Beach attend a "goodbye" ceremony for the town's historic wooden boardwalk, which was badly damaged in Hurricane Sandy, on January 5, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sen. Schumer Hopes To Get Federal Funding For Long Beach Boardwalk

Long Beach officials expect to have a new and stronger boardwalk by summer. It is expected to cost $25 million.

02/25/2013

Motorists in Lake Grove try move their car. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Slammed With Snow As Blizzard Moves Through

The heaviest snowfall is expected Friday night and into Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning, which remains in effect until 1 p.m. Saturday.

02/08/2013

Residents in Long Beach meet at a public hearing. (credit: Holli Haerr, 1010 WINS)

Future Of Beloved Long Beach Boardwalk Hangs In The Balance

Demolition of the boardwalk, which was badly damaged by Superstorm Sandy, began weeks ago.

02/06/2013

Samantha Kinsley's Long Beach home symbolically wrapped in red tape (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Long Beach Woman ‘Fed Up’ With Feds Wraps Storm-Damaged Home In Red Tape

One Long Beach family, fed up with the government’s response to Superstorm Sandy, has decided to send a powerful message to the feds.

02/05/2013

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

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