Richard Corbett

Firefighters battle a blaze at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Long Beach, NY on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Blaze Rips Through Knights of Columbus Hall In Storm-Ravaged Long Beach

The Knights raised half a million dollars in donations for Sandy victims, gave out clothing and other supplies and provided three hot meals a day using a generator.


Long Beach Firefighters (credit: CBS 2)

Long Beach Firefighters Laid Off In Budget Cuts Get Jobs Back After Sandy

Sen. Chuck Schumer helped secure a $910,000 grant from the federal government to allow the Long Beach Fire Department to reinstate five young firefighters for the next two years.