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Staten Island After Sandy

Destruction, Despair Persist A Year After Sandy On Staten Island

Recovery has been rougher in some areas than others in the year after Superstorm Sandy.

10/30/2013

Olena Roytblat and her children return to their Staten Island home one year after Sandy. (Credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Family Moves Back Home One Year After Sandy

Last year, surging flood waters forced a Staten Island woman and her three children into the attic of their one-story bungalow on Mason Avenue in Midland Beach.

10/28/2013

Superstorm Sandy Hero, Pete Vedola's Staten Island home was destroyed by a fire. (Credit CBS 2)

Cruel Twist Of Fate: Hurricane Sandy Hero Homeless After House Fire

Pete Vadola said his wife accidentally turned a stove burner on, while reaching for a dog treat before leaving the house for a family dinner.

08/02/2013

Con Edison works on restoring power. (credit:  Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Voltage Reduced On Staten Island After Con Edison Manhole Fires

A manhole fire left part of Staten Island without power in the middle of a brutal heat wave overnight, and Con Edison has reduced voltage in many areas in as crews repair equipment.

07/06/2013

Home furnishings donated by Ikea on Hylan Boulevard on Staten Island - June 11, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Ikea Donates Home Furnishings To Still-Suffering NYC Sandy Victims

On Tuesday, the Swedish furniture retailer announced it will be donating home furnishings – including hundreds of beds, mattresses, dining room sets, and sofas – to those who lost “the basic furniture that helps to make a house a home.”

06/11/2013

Staten Island Pipe Thefts

Sandy-Ravaged Staten Island Homes Vandalized After Extensive Renovations

The owners were back to square one Wednesday at three Sandy-ravaged homes that were rehabbed by volunteers on Staten Island, after vandals stole the copper wire and plumbing.

05/15/2013

Amad Awada with his German Shepherd. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Use Boogie Board To Rescue Dog From Muddy S.I. Marshland

Police rescuers with special gear attacked both ground and water to get the frightened, young German Shepherd out of a muddy, tangled mass of marshland and silt.

04/25/2013

People walk along the beach next to the remains of the boardwalk in the Rockaway.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Beaches To Open Memorial Day Weekend

The city is pouring $266 million to restore the beaches. The price tag for Rockaway Beach alone is $147 million.

03/01/2013

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Some Staten Island Residents Still Call Tent Community Home Months After Sandy

It’s hard to believe there are still people living in tents three months after the storm made landfall, but that is what’s happening in New Dorp.

01/25/2013

Destruction from Sandy in Midland Beach, Staten Island - Nov. 17, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Staten Island Man Cleaning Up From Sandy Hopes For Fresh Start In New Year

On Midland Beach, homeowner Dario said the storm could not have come at a worse time.

12/30/2012

Kiwanis relief tent in Midland Beach burglarized (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Relief Center Burglarized On Christmas Day

Staten Islanders continue to come together to rebuild and recover from Superstorm Sandy. But not everyone is sharing the neighborly spirit in the aftermath of the hurricane.

12/27/2012

Snowfall at 114th Street between Broadway and Riverside Drive. (credit: Jesse Zanger, CBSNewYork.com)

Winter Storm Does A Number On Roads In Rockland, Raises Concern On Long Island

The storm system is the same one that dumped snow and sleet on the nation’s midsection and unleashed damaging tornadoes around the South.

12/26/2012

If you have one of these on your home you are not allowed to move back in, says the NYC Department of Buildings. (Photo: CBS 2)

Sandy Victims’ Latest Reason For Concern? Red-Tagged Homes

It’s not just storm damage that’s keeping one Staten Island woman out of her house. Her neighbor’s home was hit even harder by Superstorm Sandy and is stalling efforts to make repairs.

12/11/2012

Sandy Volunteers

Volunteers Won’t Stop Working Until All Sandy Victims Get Help

Volunteers have been working night and day in the communities hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy, and some have even put their dreams on hold.

12/09/2012

Destruction from Sandy in Midland Beach, Staten Island - Nov. 17, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Staten Island Man Won’t Give Up Despite Losing Home, Business

A man on Staten Island isn’t letting the devastation of superstorm Sandy take away his spirit.

12/03/2012

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