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JCP&L Asks State For 4.5 Percent Rate Hike To Pay For Sandy Recovery

The request filed Friday with the Board of Public Utilities includes a 1.5 percent increase requested in November.

02/22/2013

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Sandy Victim ‘Overwhelmed’ By Operation Blessing’s Act Of Kindness

Joyce was in for the shock of her life on Saturday when volunteers working for Operation Blessing filled her in on the work that they had done.

02/16/2013

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3 Months After Sandy, N.J. Woman Seeks Rightful Owners Of Generations’ Old Mystery Photos

“They emptied out the basement, gutted the house, and brought me this picture, and said ‘your mother was a beautiful woman.’ I said, ‘yes she was, but this isn’t my mother’,” Monica Bonkowski told CBS 2’s Emily Smith on Thursday.

02/07/2013

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101 Days After Sandy, Red Cross Says Work Is Far From Over

Sam Kille, the communications director of the American Red Cross’s greater New York region, joined us on The Couch to give us an update.

02/07/2013

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Rising Gas Prices Becoming A New Year’s Trend

Gas prices have risen at the beginning of each year since the economic collapse – and 2013 is no exception, according to recent data.

02/01/2013

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Waiting Room At Hoboken Terminal Reopens After Post-Sandy Restoration

After re-opening the room in November, NJ TRANSIT closed the room on Dec. 19 after specialists detected the presence of mold.

01/28/2013

Clean-up continues amongst piles of debris where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on Nov. 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of Queens. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Displaced Sandy Victims Say City Housing Is An Unlivable, Rodent-Infested Alternative

Victims of Superstorm Sandy who are staying in temporary housing aren’t expecting room service, but some say that they are living in shocking conditions.

01/27/2013

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Police: Pair Of Thieves Arrested For Stealing Relief Supplies In Storm Ravaged Areas Of Staten Island

Police say two thieves have been arrested in New York City for stealing relief supplies intended for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

01/26/2013

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Some Staten Island Residents Still Call Tent Community Home Months After Sandy

It’s hard to believe there are still people living in tents three months after the storm made landfall, but that is what’s happening in New Dorp.

01/25/2013

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Life After Sandy Proving Difficult For Queens Seniors Stuck In Temporary Housing

The rooms at Belle Harbor Manor Assisted Living Center are empty of residents due to damage from the superstorm.

01/25/2013

Volunteer groups help Sandy victims in Union Beach. (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers Remain Resolute In Helping NJ Sandy Victims Recover

Months after Hurricane Sandy devastated lives across our area, many volunteers are not giving up on the victims of the natural disaster.

01/25/2013

A man holds his child as they view damage from Sandy along the Jersey Shore in Belmar - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

National Day Of Service Brings Hundreds Of Volunteers To Tri-State Area Beaches

The group says more than 2,500 people representing 22 organizations took part in the simultaneous cleanups that took place at 30 locations.

01/19/2013

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)

Critics Complain Millions In Sandy Aid Tied To Other ‘Pork’ Projects

Conservatives and watchdog groups are complaining money that lawmakers are considering will actually go toward recovery efforts for past disasters and other projects unrelated to the late-October storm.

01/14/2013

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Store Owner Donates Kitchen To Storm-Stricken Breezy Point Homeowner

The raging flames that torched Breezy Point during Superstorm Sandy stopped just short of the Connolly home, but that didn’t save the first floor.

01/11/2013

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Some Residents In Sandy-Ravaged S.I. Not Happy With ‘Gawking’ Google Maps

Google’s street views are great for everything that stays the same, but on Staten Island, some homes have been destroyed.

01/04/2013

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