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American Legion Post 351 (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Volunteers Come Together To Help Sandy-Damaged American Legion Post

As WCBS 880′s Sean Adams first reported in May, the American Legion Post 351 in Seaside Heights sustained about $200,000 in damages. Superstorm Sandy ripped the roof off the building and flood waters poured in from above and below.

11/04/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie updates members of the media on damage and recovery efforts related to Superstorm Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Ewing, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie: NJ Has Made ‘Tremendous Progress’ Since Sandy, But ‘More Work To Do’

A year after Superstorm Sandy pummeled his state, Gov. Chris Christie said he is celebrating how far New Jersey has come since the storm.

10/29/2013

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

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)

Emotions Run High As Tri-State Area Looks Ahead To Sandy’s First Anniversary

Survivors of Superstorm Sandy could be in for a tough weekend. Monday marks the one year anniversary of the storm.

10/25/2013

The Seaside Park boardwalk following the massive Sept. 12 fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Cleanup From Jersey Shore Boardwalk Fire Should Be Over In November

The demolition and cleanup work from the massive boardwalk fire in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, N.J., should be complete by the end of November, officials said.

10/14/2013

The Seaside Park boardwalk following the massive Sept. 12 fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Demolition, Cleanup Work To Begin This Week At Fire-Damaged Seaside Park Boardwalk

Seaside Park and Seaside Heights officials have hired South Toms River-based Eagle Paving Corp. — which is operated by the man who also runs FunTown Pier — to do the work.

10/07/2013

The Seaside Park boardwalk following the massive Sept. 12 fire. (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Boardwalk Fire Linked To Sandy-Damaged Electrical Wiring

Last week’s massive boardwalk fire in New Jersey began accidentally, the result of an electrical problem, an official briefed on the investigation said Tuesday.

09/17/2013

The Funtown Amusement Pier collapses during the massive fire that destroyed part of the boardwalk and surrounding businesses in Seaside Park, N.J. (Photo: CBS 2)

Stories From Main Street: Rebuilding Seaside Park, N.J.

New Jersey is offering $50,000 grants and $5 million no-interest loans with no payments due for two years.

09/16/2013

Firefighters put out hot spots on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 a day after a massive fire ripped through the boardwalk in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Mayor Says Of Seaside Park Boardwalk Fire, We’re ‘Better Than The Blaze’

Gov. Chris Christie said the fire that raged for eight hours in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights was 95 percent contained by late morning Friday.

09/13/2013

Students return to Hugh J. Boyd Elementary School on Sept. 5, 2013 (credit: CBS )

Seaside Heights School Reopens For First Time Since Sandy

It was an emotional homecoming for teachers and students, many of whom lost their own homes in the Oct. 29 mega-storm.

09/05/2013

People walk through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy on May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Jersey Shore Revenues Down 40 Percent In Spite Of Pricey Ad Campaign

Jersey Shore communities issued a dire progress report on the last weekend of the summer. Some towns announced that they had lost millions of dollars in beach revenue in 2013 despite a massive summer ad campaign.

08/30/2013

Seaside Heights School Repairs

Volunteers Rebuild Seaside Heights, N.J. Playground Wrecked By Sandy

A New Jersey community hit hard by Superstorm Sandy is hoping for a passing grade just in time for the new school year.

08/27/2013

Dennis Komsa reads a letter that he wrote with his father some five decades ago. (Credit CBS 2)

Decades Old Message In A Bottle Returned To Original Writer

A message in a bottle that was tossed into the sea by a little boy some five decades ago has been returned to its original owner.

08/19/2013

Damage from Sandy in Seaside Heights is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Feds Investigating Some Seaside Heights Sandy Reimbursement Claims

Borough Administrator John Camera says investigators are trying to verify the legitimacy of several claims, including payments to reimburse the owners of an Army-Navy and vehicles Seaside Heights leased to replace ones wrecked by flood waters.

08/12/2013

Super Storm ride at Casino Pier in Seaside Heights. (credit: Facebook/Casino Pier)

‘Super Storm’ Ride Opens At Casino Pier In Seaside Heights

Fifteen rides are operating at the Casino Pier, with three more scheduled to open before Labor Day.

08/12/2013

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