Storm Damage

Damage from Sandy in Sea Bright, New Jersey - Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Mayor: Sandy-Ravaged Sea Bright To Be Ready For Summer

Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long said just 300 of the town’s 1,500 year-round residents have moved back into their homes.


A house ripped to shreds by Sandy in Seaside Heights (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Jersey Shore Communities Continue To Recover From Sandy

In Seaside Heights where the boardwalk is about to be rebuilt, Mayor Bill Akers said the best way to help the recovery is to make summer rental reservations now.


Sea Isle, N. J. (credit: CBS 2)

Sea Isle Mayor: Beach Intact, We’re Open For Business

Sea Isle’s beaches, promenades and most businesses were unaffected by Sandy. The city is planning what it calls the biggest ribbon-cutting ceremony in the state on Feb. 15, to kick off the summer beach season a little early this year.


Mold at Larry Elliot's home in Seaford, N.Y. Jan. 8, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Schumer Pushing For Mold Removal Funding For Sandy-Affected Homeowners

Many flood-damaged homes have now become infested with toxic mold in the months since superstorm Sandy hit.


Men clean a home damaged by Sandy in Broad Channel, Queens - Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Somber, But Hopeful New Year’s In Sandy-Ravaged Broad Channel

New Yorkers still struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy were trying to find a reason to cheer this New Year’s Eve.


Sunrise In The Rockaways Dec. 23, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Normalcy Slowly Returning For Residents In Storm-Battered Rockaways

About 90 percent of the wreckage and debris left behind by the storm has been hauled away, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.


Union Beach Storm Damage (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Of Storm-Ravaged Union Beach, N.J. Working Hard To Rebuild

Union Beach remains in such poor shape a month and a half after Superstorm Sandy that some say the cost to rebuild may be just too much.


Sens. Chuck Schumer and Bob Menendez announce proposed Sandy tax credits Dec. 9, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Senators Propose Federal Tax Credits, Breaks For Sandy Victims

Sens. Charles Schumer of New York and Robert Menendez of New Jersey have proposed making all repair expenses fully deductible to help lessen the tax implications for those recovering from the storm.


Mayor Bloomberg in Washington, D.C., joined By New York Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, Nov. 28, 2012 (credit: NYC Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Left With ‘Good Vibes’ After Meeting Over Federal Aid Request

A day after meeting with Congressional leaders in Washington to appeal for $10 billion in federal storm relief, Mayor Bloomberg sounded optimistic.


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

State Lawmakers Tour Jersey Shore Communities One Month After Sandy Made Landfall

Members of the state Assembly took a bus tour on Thursday, checking out the recovery effort and surveying some of the devastation that remains.


The remains of the Breezy Point neighborhood following a fire that broke out during Sunday as seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Thieves Hitting Storm-Damaged Homes In Breezy Point

As if the situation weren’t horrific enough in Breezy Point with flooding, raging fires and destruction during Superstorm Sandy, the residents have now found themselves in a theft crisis.


Staten Island Sandy damage

New Video Shows Water Tearing Through Staten Island, As If ‘It Did For 100 Years’

New video of Superstorm Sandy’s march through Staten Island shows the dramatic scene that unfolded on one block in the disaster area.


NJ TRANSIT Commuters At Penn Station Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Transit Watchdog Group Calls For ‘Refocus On Maintenance’ By NJ TRANSIT

Senator Frank Lautenberg has announced he plans to hold a hearing at some point to look into why the train fleet suffered tens of millions of dollars worth of damage during the storm.


Destroyed Home On Beach 134th Street In The Rockaways (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Report: Hundreds Of Homes To Be Bulldozed By New York City Due To Sandy Damage

The homes slated to be bulldozed suffered severe structural damage due to flooding and the high winds from Sandy, according to city officials.


Vice President Joe Biden greets first responders at Hoboken Terminal (credit: Vice President's Office)

Vice President Biden Tours Devastation Across New Jersey Left Behind By Sandy

Biden is just the latest Obama administration official to visit New Jersey.