Oakwood Beach, S.I. Residents Set To Return Neighborhood To Mother NatureHit hard by Superstorm Sandy a year ago, the Oakwood Beach neighborhood of Staten Island has become the first officially to give up on rebuilding.
Oakwood Beach Homeowners Flooded Out By Sandy Looking Forward To State BuyoutsThe flooding from superstorm Sandy practically washed one Staten Island neighborhood off the map, and that has many residents anxious to leave for good.
Staten Island Resident: Devastation From Sandy Turned Into 'Loss Of The American Dream'Pedro Correa has been living in a rental but said he really can't start over unless or until the government buys him out.

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