New Dorp Beach


Season’s First West Nile Mosquitoes Found In Queens, Staten Island

Mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus have been found within the New York City limits for the first time this season, according to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.


Rusty The Dog

Stolen Dog Returned To Staten Island Family 4 Days Later

All a Staten Island family had was surveillance video and hope after their dog was stolen – but on Tuesday night, it appeared to have paid off.


Staten Island After Sandy

Sandy Victims Frustrated By NYC Rebuilding Program

Some victims of Superstorm Sandy were wondering when they would be able to go home at this time a year ago, and many were still waiting a year later.


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.


Damage inside Mary Roberts' New Dorp Beach home (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Family Says Elderly Sandy Victim’s Staten Island Home Burglarized, Torched

Richard Castagna said the two-story New Dorp Beach home was recently renovated after his mother-in-law, Mary Roberts, put $40,000 into it to repair flood damage from Sandy.


Rep. Michael Grimm in mold-infested home in New Dorp Beach, Staten Island July 1, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Rep. Grimm Wants City To Declare Mold-Infested Homes Public Health Hazards

Neighbors said the city’s program to help take care of mold following superstorm Sandy should expand to homes where the owners have not returned.


People walk on a beach damaged by Superstorm Sandy on March 1, 2013 in Staten Island (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo: $5.9M To Restore Sandy-Damaged S.I. Beaches

Governor Andrew Cuomo said the state is targeting $5.9 million toward raising sand levels including dune restoration at New Dorp Beach, South Beach, Cedar Grove and Oakwood.


Tent city in New Dorp Beach, Staten Island - April 23, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

Staten Island Sandy Tent City Ordered Out Before Beach Season

In the New Dorp Beach section of Staten Island, a relief center constructed in the wake of superstorm Sandy is being told to make way for the upcoming summer.


Officer Richard Ocasio

Off-Duty Police Officer Catches Bank Robber In The Act

A Staten Island man was charged Tuesday with robbing two banks in his home borough, after an off-duty police officer allegedly caught him in the act.


A storm-damaged home awaits demolition in the New Dorp area of Staten Island. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Superstorm Sandy Victims Tormented By Bitter Cold

In the damaged New Dorp Beach neighborhood on Staten Island, people who haven’t had heat since the late October storm have been taking refuge in tents set up by aid workers.


Debbie Ingenito holds the Christmas ornaments given to her by the White House. (credit: Glenn Schuck, 1010 WINS)

S.I. Family Hit By Sandy Gets Christmas Ornaments From White House

A New Dorp Beach family, whose home barely withstood the wrath of Superstorm Sandy, recently got a Christmas surprise of presidential proportions.


Young Judaea Volunteers On Staten Island On Christmas (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Volunteers Spread Holiday Cheer In Areas Still Reeling From Sandy

In Belle Harbor, volunteers pitched in to help the Red Cross feed Sandy-affected residents on this Christmas.


Christmas In New Dorp Beach (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Christmas Takes On New Meaning For Residents In Storm-Ravaged Communities

For some, all they want from Santa this year is a check from FEMA and their insurance company to help cover the damage sustained to their homes.


Eddie Saman clears out destroyed household belongings from his flood-damaged home in the New Dorp section of Staten Island after Sandy - Nov. 7, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Mayor’s Office Calls Reports That ‘Tent City Must Be Taken Down By Jan 1’ Unfounded

In an email to WCBS 880 the Mayor’s Office said that reports of an order to take down the tent city are unfounded, but Graziano said she is still cautious, and wants the city to help find tents in a warmer location.


Sandy Recovery in New Dorp - Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Emilio Sarullo / WCBS 880)

Could Fiscal Cliff Threat Jeopardize Sandy Relief?

Concerns are mounting about whether the stalemate in Washington could hurt Sandy relief efforts.