Summer After Sandy

West Hampton Dunes, N.Y. (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Summer After Sandy: A Story Of Success From West Hampton Dunes

In this week’s Summer After Sandy report, we have a look at a Long Island shoreline village that learned a big lesson from a storm over two decades ago.

06/28/2013

Bayville, N.Y. - June 18, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Summer After Sandy: Slow Road Back In Bayville

One of only two main roadways leading to the tiny community was washed out by superstorm Sandy and business owners really suffered.

06/21/2013

Along the Nautical Mile in Freeport, N.Y. - June 11, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Summer After Sandy: The Nautical Mile In Freeport, L.I.

Seventy-five percent of the restaurants and other businesses on the mile-long stretch of food and fun are back, according to Chamber of Commerce president Charles Hirschberg.

06/14/2013

A still-damaged home in Toms River, N.J. - May 31, 2013 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Summer After Sandy: A Long Climb Back In Toms River

Toms River has lost 20 to 25 percent of its tax base and 400 homes are being demolished. 4,000 homes were damaged.

05/31/2013

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

Summer After Sandy: Jersey Shore Reopens As Storm Recovery Continues

Declaring the Jersey shore officially open for the summer, Gov. Chris Christie cut a 5-mile long ribbon Friday symbolically linking some of the shore towns that were hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.

05/24/2013

The rebuilt boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. (credit: Jenkinson's)

Summer After Sandy: Point Pleasant Beach Bounces Back

The boardwalk is back – rebuilt and alive. Arcades are humming. The aquarium is open. Rides are also open.

05/17/2013

Sign on reconstructed Belmar boardwalk, April 30, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Summer After Sandy: Belmar Is On The Rebound

In the second installment of WCBS 880’s weekly series “Summer After Sandy,” reporter Sean Adams visited Belmar as it continues to rebuild after the superstorm.

05/10/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, and Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long walk along Ocean Avenue - Feb. 7, 2013 (credit: Tim Larsen / CBSNewYork)

Summer After Sandy: Still Struggling In Sea Bright

WCBS 880 is starting a new weekly series leading to Memorial Day and the summer, focusing on how Jersey Shore towns are working to come back from superstorm Sandy.

05/03/2013