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Secretary of Housing And Urban Development Shaun Donovan, with Mayor Michael Bloomberg on a rooftop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, August 19, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Presidential Task Force On Superstorm Sandy Issues Report

The report released Monday by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force says coastal communities should assume floods are going to happen more frequently and realize that spending more now on protective measures could save money later.

08/19/2013

Along the Nautical Mile in Freeport, N.Y. - June 11, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Summer After Sandy: The Nautical Mile In Freeport, L.I.

Seventy-five percent of the restaurants and other businesses on the mile-long stretch of food and fun are back, according to Chamber of Commerce president Charles Hirschberg.

06/14/2013

Nautical Mile, Freeport, N.Y. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Reopening Ceremony Held For Long Island’s Nautical Mile

Town officials were on hand to accept $1.3 million in grant money from the National Grid, which will be used to help 45 businesses still struggling to open in time for summer.

05/13/2013

Freeport's Nautical Mile (credit: CBS 2)

Sandy-Devastated Businesses Along Freeport’s Nautical Mile Gear Up For Summer

Nearly six months after superstorm Sandy devastated much of Long Island, merchants along the famed Nautical Mile are fighting back.

04/18/2013

Floral Park Trees

Devastation On Long Island: Power Down, Widespread Damage, 2 Dead

Long Island was a disaster area Tuesday night, after Superstorm Sandy uprooted trees and blew them over like matchsticks, and at one point cut power to 90 percent of LIPA customers without power.

CBS New York–10/30/2012