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A destroyed home is viewed along the beach in the Belle Harbor on January 2, 2013 in the Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NY State Issues Recommendations For Preventing Devastation From Another Superstorm

A new report has issued a long list of suggestions for preventing another storm like Superstorm Sandy from bringing similar devastation to New York.

01/08/2013

Red Cross

Charities Stepping Up To The Plate For Sandy Victims

Charitable organizations have mobilized workers and resources in the New York City area, in the wake of the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy.

CBS New York–10/30/2012

A homeless man walks down the street in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Homelessness On The Rise In NYC

The number of people in New York City’s homeless shelters exceeded 40,000 last week for the first time.

11/09/2011

A downed tree is seen after Irene - Upper Brookville, NY - Sep 2, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Downed Trees Still Problematic In NYC, L.I. Days After Irene

Trees that came down on Long Island as a result of Hurricane Irene have been cut up and pushed to the side of the road for crews pick up but that doesn’t seem to be the case in many areas.

09/02/2011