Midland Beach

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.


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.


A pile of debris from superstorm Sandy in Midland Beach, Staten Island - Nov. 13, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Fires On The Rise In Areas Hit Hard By Sandy

It’s been over a month since superstorm Sandy slammed into the Tri-State area and many are still trying to secure basic needs like heat.


Michael Gatti's Midland Beach house has been condemned with a red sticker. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Staten Island Man Who Lost House In Sandy Struggles To Recover

Michael Gatti’s house in Midland Beach has been marked with a red sticker by the city’s buildings department, declaring it unsafe. Insurance will not help Gatti rebuilt, he said.


Pete Vadola uses a motor boat he found to help rescue people on Staten Island during Superstorm Sandy. (credit: CBS 2)

Midland Beach Residents Thankful To S.I. Man Who Used Motor Boat To Rescue Sandy Victims

Heroes are made, not born — it’s a phrase that certainly seems to apply to one Staten Island Man.


Staten Island residents say they have questions to ask the president when he visits the area on Thursday. (credit: CBS 2) | Image of President Obama  (credit: Getty Images)

S.I. Residents Have Plenty Of Questions To Ask President Obama About Storm Relief

Sandy tore apart homes and knocked out power to thousands, forcing many residents of the borough to live like nomads for weeks.


Staten Island Sandy recovery

Road To Recovery On Staten Island May Take Months, Maybe Years

For residents in hard hit Staten Island, reality was still setting in Tuesday night, two weeks after Superstorm Sandy treated the Tri-State area like an outgunned sparring partner. It could take months, if not years, to rebuild the devastated areas.


Volunteer Participates In Day Of Service (credit: CBS 2)

Teams Of Volunteers Participate In Day Of Service To Help Sandy Relief Effort

Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined National Guard troops to deliver much-needed goods to residents of Long Beach and Far Rockaway. He also thanked volunteers who pitched in for helping to make a difference in the relief effort.


Nor'easter drops plenty of snow in Short Hills , New Jersey. (credit: Neerja Mishra)

Nor’easter Deals Windy, Snowy & Stinging Blow To Storm-Weary Tri-State Area

The storm dropped 3.9 inches of snow in Central Park as of 11 p.m. Wednesday night. In fact, this storm was on track to be the biggest snowstorm on record in October or November. The previous record in Central Park for those months was 4.4 inches in November of 1989.


Former Mayor Giuliani

Giuliani: FEMA Has Dropped The Ball On Sandy Relief

Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was complaining Tuesday that the federal government was not doing enough to help New Yorkers in need.


People play in the Washington Square Park

New York City Hits 104 Degrees; Breaks Heat Record Set In 1957

While the all-time record of 106 degrees wasn’t reached, residents in the Tri-State were left sweating it out as the mercury soared.


Hudson River sewage

Pumps Now Working At Harlem Sewage Plant; Beaches Could Open Soon

New York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.


Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Son Stabbed Dad To Death On Staten Island

A Staten Island family is coping with a double tragedy.


(photo credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Free Beaches And Pools For Kids

Summer is almost over, but it is not too late to enjoy all things water related. Here’s a look at some of our favorite free beaches and pools in the city. BEACHES Rockaway Beach and […]

CBS New York–08/19/2010

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Cops: S.I. Father Apparently Stabbed Family, Then Self

A 34-year-old Staten Island woman and her two young children have been rushed to the hospital after they were apparently stabbed by her husband, the children’s father.

CBS 2–08/08/2010