Sandy’s damage was devastating and deadly. The storm was blamed for at least 68 deaths in New York and 71 in New Jersey with property damages estimated at $65 billion.
Meantime, nearly a year after Sandy hit, residents of the Rockaways said there is still much work to be done despite some big progress.
Shore communities all across the Tri-State Area were hoping for one last boost before the unofficial end of summer on Labor Day, but Mother Nature wasn’t cooperating.
Rockaway Beach was off limits between 110th Street and beach 130th Street as crews worked to replenish sand that was washed away by Sandy.
The closures will take place on a stretch from Beach 110th Street to Beach 130th Street and Beach 88th Street to Beach 93rd Street.
The sand castles will remain in place for the neighborhood to enjoy, unless the rain washes them away.
Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder on Monday called on the city to provide immediate funding to repair the bulkhead on the border of the Rockaway Peninsula and Jamaica Bay.
Sen. Charles Schumer announced Sunday that the machines are in place and ready to begin pumping more than three million cubic yards of sand between Beach 19th Street and Beach 149th Street.
Businesses in the Rockaways are still struggling to get back to normal, but a group of high school students want to give them a boost using their artistic talents.
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According to the suit filed by 120 homeowners, the Long Island Power Authority and National Grid failed to de-energize the power grid ahead of superstorm Sandy.
Queens officials told CBS 2 that they are expecting millions to hit their beaches, especially Rockaway beach where crews were putting the finishing touches on months of recovery work.
A rally was held Sunday urging the New York City Parks Department to pick up the pace in replacing the Rockaway Beach boardwalk that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.
Wednesday will remain warm with an expected high of 79 degrees, but temperatures will be back in the upper 50s by the weekend.