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A few of the estimated 200 people who poured onto Hemingway Street in the Fenway neighborhood to celebrate after the announcement earlier of the capture of the second  Boston Martathon bombing suspect celebrate April 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Credit: Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

Boston Wakes Up Relieved After Bombing Suspect’s Capture

The city of Boston woke up Saturday morning with a new sense of security and relief Saturday morning.

04/20/2013

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

Rep. Grimm Calls For Mortgage Relief For Sandy-Ravaged Homeowners

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) on Saturday called on federal home mortgage entities to help homeowners who were impacted by Superstorm Sandy stay in their homes.

03/02/2013

Obama Press Conf Jan. 16 (CBS)

Obama Signs $50.5 Billion Sandy Relief Bill

President Barack Obama on Tuesday night signed the $50.5 billion Sandy relief package into law.

01/29/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo To Focus On Gun Control, Minimum Wage In State Of The State Address

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo next week will deliver his third State of the State address, setting an agenda that was set to include gun control and raising the minimum wage.

01/05/2013

Staten Island Flag

New Year Brings Hope To Sandy-Ravaged Staten Island

For those devastated by Superstorm Sandy, the new year brings new hope of better days to come – and also an emphasis on helping others in need.

01/01/2013

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)

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.

12/22/2012

Roger Daltrey, left, and Pete Townshend of The Who got the place rocking during their set at the 12-12-12 concert. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

12-12-12 Concert Delivers The Goods, Legends Rock MSG For Sandy Victims

Legends of the world of music took the stage at Madison Square Garden for the “12-12-12″ concert Wednesday night, as many victims of Superstorm Sandy continue to suffer and require help.

12/12/2012

New York State Department Of Labor Commissioner Peter Rivera makes federal grant announcement in Red Hook Nov. 25, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Federal Grant To Help Get Thousands Of New Yorkers Back To Work

The New York State Department of Labor is administering the funds and will work with communities to help deploy workers to job sites.

11/25/2012

Workers with The Father's Heart Ministry Center get a delivery of supplies from the  New York City Coalition Against Hunger and US Army National Guard on November 1, 2012 as New Yorkers cope with the aftermath  of Hurricane Sandy. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Where To Donate Or Volunteer To Sandy Relief Effort

If you are looking for ways to offer support in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, many organizations are looking for extra manpower or resources to aid in the relief effort.

11/12/2012

Downed tree in Franklin Lakes (credit: Perry Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

Talking To Your Kids About Hurricane Damage, Defeating Disaster Distress

From the stress of dealing with the aftermath of back to back storms, to dealing with the outcome of the presidential elections – which not everyone agreed on – we know there are parents out there that could use some tips on teaching their kids to cope.

11/09/2012

Destroyed House In Belle Harbor (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Frustrated Residents Of Belle Harbor Band Together In Relief Effort

The community has set up a command center in St. Francis de Sales Church.

11/06/2012

Rockaway Beach boardwalk in Queens (Credit: Office of the Queens Borough President)

U.S. Aircraft Carrier Spotted Off The Coast Of The Rockaways As Part Of Federal Response To Sandy

Chopper 2 saw the military vessel in the Atlantic Ocean, a part of the federal response to superstorm Sandy. It is a hopeful sight for folks in Queens, who were among some of the hardest hit residents during the storm.

11/01/2012

Damage from Hurricane Irene is seen from a helicopter carrying Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Connecticut National Guard)

Gov. Malloy Addresses Alleged Post-Irene Disaster Relief Fraud In Connecticut

Benefits under the federal “Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Program” were opened up to Connecticut families after the storm. They could requesting and receive money to replace spoiled food and cover other expenses.

12/04/2011

Riza Atas (credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers With Ties To Turkey React To Quake

“We’re still watching many buildings fell down. We feel very bad. We’re watching what’s going on there,” said Brooklyn resident Riza Atas.

10/23/2011