Sandy

A destroyed home is viewed in Oakwood Beach in Staten Island on February 5, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Build It Back Program Status Report Shows 90 Percent Of Applications Say They’ve Received No Help

The status report from the city’s Department of Investigation shows of 14,000 applications to the Built it Back program, 90 percent of which say they have not seen any help.

10/10/2014

A woman wrings water out of a towel while cleaning her flooded car in the Lower East Side. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New Jersey Car Dealer Admits To Selling Sandy-Flooded Cars

A used car dealer in New Jersey has admitted selling seven vehicles that sustained flood damage during Superstorm Sandy after a Motor Vehicle Commission office employee created clean titles for them.

08/26/2014

Neighbors say this white house in Neponsit, Queens, is filled with mold that is making them sick. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Gets Results: Cleaning Crews Arrive To Clear Out Mold Filled Queens Home

CBS 2 previously reported on mold and trash that had built up in homes that were abandoned after the storm. On Tuesday, CBS 2 got action.

06/17/2014

Homes sit destroyed after superstorm Sandy on Oct. 30, 2012 in Breezy Point. (credit: Getty Images)

Schumer, Menendez Fight Proposal That Could Allocate Sandy Funds For Nationwide Use

Sen. Schumer called the possibility of HUD opening up remaining Sandy funding for a national resiliency competition, unacceptable.

04/27/2014

Wind Batters Raritan Bay  (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Fishermen Suing New York City Over Shellfish Beds Allegedly Contaminated During Sandy

The Baymen’s Protective Association says that sewage outflows from wastewater plants crippled by storm contaminated fishing grounds.

01/25/2014

Sandy damage in Long Beach, Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Storm Battered L.I. Family Spends Third Thanksgiving Away From Home

Their home was gutted by Irene and rebuilt but Sandy filled it with 6 ft. of flood water. Now, Katie and Liam are struggling to rebuild.

11/28/2013

LaGuardia Airport in Sandy aftermath. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

LaGuardia Airport To Get $37M In Anti-Flood Aid

The projects include installing flood barrier berms, concrete floodwalls and gravity drains as well as replacing generators and rehabilitating the airport’s power distribution grid, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

11/17/2013

Belongings that were ruined by floodwaters sit outside a house devastated by Superstorm Sandy on November 2, 2012 in Union Beach, New Jersey. Over 200 homes in a town of only 6,200 residents were destroyed by the storm. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Sandy Recovery Won’t Come Soon Enough For Union Beach Residents

There are plans for levees, flood walls and pump stations, but the Army Corp Of Engineers won’t start work in Union Beach until 2015.

11/17/2013

A home along the shore in the Rockaways ravaged by Superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Judge Rejects City’s Evacuation Plans For The Disabled During Emergencies

A federal judge has ruled that New York City has violated the law by failing to adequately plan for the evacuation and protection of disabled people during emergencies such as Superstorm Sandy or the Sept. 11 attacks.

11/07/2013

Work continues on a new pavilion at Rockaway Beach following the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, which destroyed large parts of the boardwalk, on October 29, 2013.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Photos: From Despair To Repair, One Year After Superstorm Sandy

Many residents of the Rockaways and neighboring Breezy Point are reflecting on the progress made over the past year while acknowledging the problems still evident. Meanwhile, In New Jersey, the Seaside Heights boardwalk and amusement park remains under construction one year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, and damaged again in September 2013 by an electrical fire.

10/29/2013

10.29 Nick Honachefsky

Some Sandy Survivors Still Homeless, Say Zoning Regulations Keep Them From Rebuilding

Nick Honachefsky’s home in Camp Osborn, N.J., was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. He joined us on The Couch to tell us about his story — and why he’s not sure he can rebuild just yet.

10/29/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Still Stronger Than The Storm

“I’m from Jersey,” she said, “I love the water.”

10/25/2013

A home destroyed by superstorm Sandy on the beach in Bell Harbor, Queens - Jan. 2, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Four Charities Agree To Accelerate Spending For Sandy Relief Efforts

Three other charities have agreed to a timetable for spending money still sitting in the bank on the storm’s anniversary. They are the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church; Kids in Distressed Situations; and a foundation established by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

10/24/2013

Diana Nyad Completes 48-Hour Swim In Herald Square (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Diana Nyad Completes 48-Hour Sandy Charity Swim In Herald Square

“It honestly was tougher than I ever imagined it to be,” the 64-year-old Nyad said as she emerged from the pool at 8:48 a.m. Thursday. “I thought compared to these long, ultra-swims in the ocean this would be somewhat easy and it was a bear.”

10/10/2013

Long-distance swim legend Diana Nyad, fresh off her record-braking swim from Cuba to florida swims at day 1 of 'Swim For Relief' Benefiting Hurricane Sandy Recovery at Herald Square on October 8, 2013. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Diana Nyad Attempts 48-Hour Swim To Raise Money For Sandy Victims

Nyad, 64, will attempt to swim for 48 hours in a 40-yard pool set up in Herald Square.

10/08/2013

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