storm relief

Gov. Chris Christie at a town hall meeting in Belmar, March 25, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Gov. Christie Hears From Jersey Shore Residents At Belmar Town Hall Meeting

It has been nearly 17 months since Sandy roared ashore and devastated homes and businesses. Some of those who are affected by the storm made their voices heard Tuesday.

03/25/2014

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces property tax relief for tens of thousands of people impacted by Sandy, May 28, 2013. (credit: nyc.gov)

Bloomberg Announces Property Tax Relief For Those Impacted By Sandy

Life after Hurricane Sandy is going to get a whole lot easier for New York City homeowners and businesses ravaged by the storm.

05/28/2013

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-N.Y.) (credit: Twitter)

NYS Assemblyman In Tornado-Ravaged Okla. To Repay Support Given During Sandy

“As I walk around and there’s an mixture of confusion and grief and just so much uncertainty, that’s exactly what we felt six months ago.”

05/22/2013

Sandy's damage to the Rockaways is seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Grant To United Way To Help With Long-Term Sandy Recovery Effort

The donations collected after Sandy struck on Oct. 29 will go to communities in seven states: Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and West Virginia.

03/04/2013

Crews tackle piles of debris as clean-up continues where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on November 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sandy Relief Group Assisted By Grant From Robin Hood Foundation

The grassroots charitable group Friends of Rockaway is helping those who need work done on their homes and those who need a place to work.

02/27/2013

FILE - A seriously damaged home is seen in the Midland Beach neighborhood of Staten Island on November 3, 2012. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Staten Island Resident: Devastation From Sandy Turned Into ‘Loss Of The American Dream’

Pedro Correa has been living in a rental but said he really can’t start over unless or until the government buys him out.

02/05/2013

Gov. Chris Christie at Union Beach "Mobile Cabinet" meeting Feb. 5, 2013 (credit: youtube.com)

Christie: National Flood Insurance Program Has ‘Stunk,’ Been A ‘Disgrace’ To Sandy Victims

Gov. Christie was blunt as he talked to an audience in the hard-hit bay shore community about the government’s handling of the National Flood Insurance Program. The governor said the program has funding, but has not yet released it to the state.

02/05/2013

The Who perform during "12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief" December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Relief Organizations Receive Donations Brought In By 12-12-12 Concert

The Robin Hood Foundation has already sent checks to more than 160 organizations involved in the relief effort. The charity has been thinking small in its distribution of the funds.

12/31/2012

Sandy's damage in Connecticut (credit: Governor's Office)

Federal Grant To Help Get Unemployed Conn. Residents Back To Work In Storm Clean-Up Effort

The grant will allow the state to pay for roughly 120 new positions for up to 20 weeks for clean-up, demolition, repair, renovation and reconstruction of public structures and property damaged in the storm.

12/04/2012

Occupy Sandy

‘Occupy Sandy’ Volunteers Grow Presence In Brooklyn

The Occupy Sandy volunteer movement by Occupy Wall Street members has been growing in Brooklyn.

11/20/2012

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Carrie Underwood Donates Concert Earnings To Superstorm Sandy Relief

She tells the crowd at her Atlantic City concert that “anything I make [from this show] is going right back into the community.”

11/12/2012