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Sandy-Ravaged Island Park Village Hall Demolished To Make Way For New Building

After Superstorm Sandy, the Village Hall in Island Park was destroyed. But now, 2 1/2 years later, residents will be seeing a new building constructed.

04/23/2015

Jon Bon Jovi (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Jon Bon Jovi, Charities Open Hunger Center At Jersey Shore

Rock star Jon Bon Jovi and local charities are opening an anti-hunger center in a section of the New Jersey shore devastated by Superstorm Sandy.

04/14/2015

Homeowners say property taxes are on the rise in New Jersey, despite a cap. (Credit: CBS2)

NJ Homeowners Feel The Pinch As Property Taxes Rise Despite Cap

High property taxes have some homeowners in New Jersey feeling the pinch, taxes went up dramatically in 2014 despite a cap.

02/03/2015

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Urgent Call For Blood Donations After Storm Cancels Tri-State Blood Drives

After the snow storm cancelled most blood drives in the Tri-State area, authorities are issuing an urgent call for donations.

01/27/2015

A flooded Brooklyn Battery park Tunnel October 30, 2012 as New Yorkers  clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy's landfall. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Source To CBS2: Contractors Under Investigation For Allegedly Cheating Sandy Victims

Claims have surfaced that government contractors have been making up documents to cheat victims of Superstorm Sandy.

01/23/2015

Sandy's damage in the Deal / Allenhurst / Atlantic Highlands area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Sandy Victim Says FEMA Flood Maps Have Caused Insurance Costs To Spike

Talk about paying a premium. Home insurance rates have gone through the roof for many people rebuilding after Sandy.

12/08/2014

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

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