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.
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.
“I’m from Jersey,” she said, “I love the water.”
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.
“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.”
Nyad, 64, will attempt to swim for 48 hours in a 40-yard pool set up in Herald Square.
A costly decision made in the hours leading up to Superstorm Sandy has been pinned on a mid-level manager at NJ Transit.
But the Red Cross said Friday that it had committed up to $1 million to extend the hotels of many of those families.
One homeowner thought that she had won the war on mold in her damaged home, but as CBS 2’s John Slattery reported, she may be losing the battle.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a program that will fully compensate homeowners who were affected by Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee, and Superstorm Sandy on Saturday.
The state has allocated about $4 million to support small businesses that were damaged or lost income due to the storm in Fairfield, New London, New Haven, and Middlesex counties and on Mashantucket Pequot land.
Clouds parted and temperatures rose to the 80’s on Saturday as beach goers made one of the final trips of the season to the beach in Brick.
After the Reign bested more than 235 entries in the contest that was created by the “Stronger than the Storm” campaign that’s trying to drive visitors to the shore after Superstorm Sandy devastated many beach areas.
The two-story home was being raised to protect it from flooding when it fell and partially came down on the house next door.
Almost ten months after Sandy the affects of the storm are still being felt in surprising ways.