A home in the Oakwood Beach section of Staten Island damaged by superstorm Sandy - Feb. 5, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov Cuomo Offers New Yorkers Affected By Sandy Chance To Relocate As Weather Concerns Persist

Governor Andrew Cuomo has offered some New York residents who were affected by Sandy money to relocate.


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

Homeowners With Private Loans Stuck With Big Bills As Post Sandy Grace Periods Fade

Lenders initially offered a three-month grace period following the storm but that period is ending and banks are looking for their money.


A car drives past several boats washed up in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy  in front of homes on the shoreline of the Great Kills community November 7, 2012,  on Staten Island, New York.     (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Sandy’ Being Retired From Tropical Storm Names

It’s a name we’ll never forget but will thankfully not have to hear about again — as far as storms go.


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Playground Honoring Sandy Hook, Superstorm Sandy Victims Opens In Sea Bright

The playground that opened Saturday in Sea Bright honors Newtown special education teacher Anne Marie Murphy. Groundbreaking for the Sea Bright playground was on March 1.


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Charity Makes Prom Night A Possibility For Sandy Victims

Girls whose families were wiped out by Hurricane Sandy can still party in style, thanks to a New York City charity that has collected more than 1,000 prom dresses for the storm’s victims.


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Officials: Trees Knocked Down By Sandy Could Make It Harder To Fight Wildfires

Wildfire season began this weekend in New Jersey, and while forest service managers say they aren’t expecting more fires than usual, one thing does stand in their way: the trees knocked down by Superstorm Sandy.


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Local High Schools Damaged By Sandy Can Compete For Dream Prom

Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of our area — and many of those hit hard had little to lose in the first place. Now some high schools affected by the storm are being given the chance to compete for a dream prom.


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Republican Rancor: King Rips Rubio For Wall St. Fundraising Despite Sandy Aid No Vote

The congressman ripped into the no vote, saying despite New York and New Jersey facing “one of the worst disasters in our nation’s history,” Rubio “voted against giving us a penny.”


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.