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Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Feds Question Use Of Clean Water Fund Loans For Tappan Zee Project

Federal officials have begun questioning Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to use $511 million in loans from a clean water fund to help finance the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

06/25/2014

Christie press conf march 28

Christie: New Federal Aid Will Rebuild All Eligible Sandy-Damaged Homes

New Jersey Gov. Christ Christie said Wednesday that the state will have enough federal aid to help rebuild all eligible homes destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

05/28/2014

Restoration at two beaches in Babylon, Long Island will be complete for the Memorial Day weekend. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sandy-Ravaged Babylon Beaches Fully Restored For Memorial Day Weekend

Two Sandy-damaged beaches on Long Island have been fully restored, and are now ready to open for Memorial Day.

05/21/2014

The Seaside Park boardwalk following the massive Sept. 12 fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Christie Tours Seaside Heights Boardwalk As Rebuilding Continues

The sound of chain saws overpowered the crashing waves as construction crews worked on pilings for the rebuilt boardwalk.

04/25/2014

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.

11/30/2013

Road construction project. (file/credit: CBS 2)

Report: Last Step Finalized For Construction Of New Goethals Bridge

Construction is set to begin before the end of the year on a new Goethals Bridge, with the $1.5 billion deal to replace the aging current bridge now finalized, according to a published report.

11/10/2013

(credit: Richard Sanchez)

Veterans, Other Volunteers Turn Out To Rebuild Nearly A Year After Sandy

Volunteers – most of them veterans – were helping to rebuild homes in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn Saturday, nearly a year after Superstorm Sandy.

10/26/2013

Rockaway Community Park Rebuilding

Volunteers Gather To Rebuild Park Destroyed By Sandy In Rockaways

Thousands of people took time out of their busy schedules Saturday to plant trees lost in a park in the Rockaways after Superstorm Sandy.

10/19/2013

The Funtown Amusement Pier collapses during the massive fire that destroyed part of the boardwalk and surrounding businesses in Seaside Park, N.J. (Photo: CBS 2)

Stories From Main Street: Rebuilding Seaside Park, N.J.

New Jersey is offering $50,000 grants and $5 million no-interest loans with no payments due for two years.

09/16/2013

Volunteers from New York Says Thank You rebuilds an NYPD officer's home in Long Beach (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Local NYC Volunteers Turn Efforts Homeward For Sandy Victims

After the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a group of New Yorkers decided to volunteer in different cities every year around the anniversary to say “thank you” for the help New York City received. This time, home was where that help was needed most.

09/08/2013

Sand coats the floor of a destroyed home on Nov. 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, N.J.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Dr. Max Gomez: Months Later Sandy Could Still Harm Your Health

Almost ten months after Sandy the affects of the storm are still being felt in surprising ways.

08/22/2013

Merrick Church Fire

Long Island Church Members Maintain Strong Faith After Fire

A large Long Island congregation was without a church Sunday after a fire, but members were not letting the damage deter their faith.

08/11/2013

A still-damaged home in Toms River, N.J. - May 31, 2013 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Federal Grants Denied To Sandy-Damaged Homeowners Who Made Repairs

Some owners of Sandy-damaged homes who already have made repairs have now been told they are not eligible for reimbursements through federal grants.

07/14/2013

Assemblyman Phil Golfeder in Breezy Point, calling on Gov. Cuomo to approve bill to lift extra permitting requirement for homeowners to rebuild, July 11, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill To Allow Breezy Point Residents To Rebuild Faster

Word of the signing came as Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder held a rally Thursday, urging the Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the “Breezy Point” bill he drafted and allow residents to rebuild their homes.

07/11/2013

Long Beach boardwalk construction, June 5, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Beach Residents Lament Slow Boardwalk Rebuilding Process

One quarter mile of boardwalk facing the most popular beaches will open on July 23. The other 80 percent is expected to be complete by early November.

06/05/2013

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