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New Dorp Sandy Victims

Bitter Chill Persists, Sandy Victims Remain Livid

Tri-State Area residents began the weekend in lingering bitter cold, as the temperature still refuses to climb out of the 20s, and the wind chill continues to make it feel much colder.

01/26/2013

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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

Staten Island Sandy Relief Tent

Cold Snap Hits Sandy-Ravaged Staten Island Hard

The brutal cold snap Monday night was hitting residents hard on Staten Island, as they continue to struggle more than two months after Superstorm Sandy.

01/21/2013

Former Home In New Dorp (credit: CBS 2)

Some Residents In Sandy-Ravaged S.I. Not Happy With ‘Gawking’ Google Maps

Google’s street views are great for everything that stays the same, but on Staten Island, some homes have been destroyed.

01/04/2013

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)

New Dorp H.S. Teachers, Students Came To Each Others’ Rescue After Sandy

After superstorm Sandy, New Dorp High School on Staten Island became a place of salvation and on Thursday, the students shared their stories with the nation’s top education official.

12/13/2012

Sandy storm damage in New Dorp on Staten Island. (Photo: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Blast The City Over Slow-Reacting ‘Rapid Repairs Program’

More than a month after Superstorm Sandy, many victims are still struggling to get back on their feet. Now, a program set up by New York City to bring rapid relief — is coming under fire.

11/30/2012

Sandy Sunday donations on Staten Island (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

‘Sandy Sunday’ Relief Effort Announced As Staten Islanders Struggle To Recover

The goal of the five-week campaign is to urge businesses and individuals nationwide to raise funds for the rebuilding effort, according to organizers.

11/25/2012

President Barack Obama speaks on Staten Island as he reviewed areas impacted by Superstorm Sandy on November 15, 2012. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Still A Lot Of Clean Up To Do’ In Storm-Ravaged Areas Of NYC

President Barack Obama said there is still much work to be done on the long road to recovery from Superstorm Sandy as he toured heavily damaged areas of Staten Island and other communities on Thursday.

11/15/2012

A house is seen with its entire first floor washed away as well as the entire surrounding area demolished when Hurricane Sandy hit the coastal estuary in the Oakwood Beach area of  Staten Island on Nov. 6, 2012. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Holds Day Of Service For Sandy Victims

New York City held a day of service Saturday in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, to assist those who have been devastated by Superstorm Sandy.

11/10/2012

Donations In Tottenville, Staten Island (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Relief Continues To Pour Into Staten Island Amid Massive Clean-Up Effort

The New York Public Library canceled its annual black tie fundraiser Friday and instead brought the food to a partially flooded catering hall in New Dorp to feed residents who still do not have power.

11/06/2012

Staten Island Volunteer

Staten Island Tries To Clean Up Under Threat Of Impending Nor’easter

Surrounded by horrifying devastation, residents of Staten Island were preparing Monday night for another hit when a Nor’easter plows through the area later in the week.

11/05/2012

Students return to class at New Dorp High School after superstorm Sandy (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Students Return To School 1 Week After Superstorm Sandy

Most of the more than 1,700 schools in New York City have reopened, but not all.

11/05/2012

Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer speaks out against PCBs at I.S. 204 in Long Island City Sept. 25, 2012 (credit: Jimmy Van Bramer press office)

Parents, City Officials Call For Quick Action Following Second PCB Leak Incident At School

In a statement, the Department of Education said new fixtures will be ordered soon but cautioned that it could take up to two months before work begins to replace the light fixtures.

09/25/2012

PS 41 Staten Island (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

PCB Clean Up Under Way At P.S. 41 After Chemical Leaked From Light Fixture

Crews are scrambling to replace old light fixtures in one Staten Island school after toxic chemicals leaked onto a fifth grader on the first day of class.

09/12/2012

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Funeral Held For Staten Island Teen Who Jumped In Front Of Bus

Family and friends gathered at St. Ann’s Church on Staten Island to pay respects to 15-year-old Amanda Diane Cummings who took her own life by stepping in front of a city bus on Dec. 27.

01/06/2012

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