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Rita Chalvien

Rita Chalvien surveys the damage at her Island Park home Nov. 14, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Island Park Resident Recounts Compounding Hardships In Sandy’s Aftermath

Rita Chalvien’s car was crushed by a tree before she could evacuate her home of 43 years and then her house was destroyed by rushing flood waters during Sandy. Three days after the storm hit, her husband Mark, 86, suffered a heart attack.

11/14/2012