Superstorm Sandy

Escalators at the Exchange Place PATH station in Jersey City - Jan. 7, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Exchange Place, World Trade Center PATH Stations Reopening After Sandy Repairs

PATH’s Exchange Place and World Trade Center stations reopen this weekend after nearly a year without weekend service because of Superstorm Sandy repairs and signal upgrades.

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Kindergartners from The Albrook School decorate trees at Back to Nature Home and Garden. (credit: Meg Baker/CBS2)

NJ Kindergartners Helping To Replace Trees Lost To Superstorm Sandy

The young environmentalists will bring their trees home for winter, watering and feeding them until planting season in the spring.

12/17/2014

A tree stands on a closed beach damaged by flooding from Superstorm Sandy in front of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on March 1, 2013 in Staten Island/ (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Some Sandy Victims Dealing With Second Storm In Form Of Loan Repayments

Immediately after Sandy, victims had no way of telling if or when Congress would approve grants. So some accepted SBA loans, which have to be repaid.

12/14/2014

Homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy sit amongst sand washed ashore on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Study: Heart Attacks Up In New Jersey After Superstorm Sandy

Rutgers University researchers say there was a spike in heart attacks and strokes in the New Jersey counties hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.

12/12/2014

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Staten Island Nonprofit Provides Holiday Help For Those Still Struggling After Sandy

More than two years after Superstorm Sandy, there are still families struggling financially to give their children the kind of Christmas they want.

12/12/2014

Hempstead officials are looking for volunteers to help build dunes and fight erosion. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Town Seeks Volunteers To Help Build Up Coastal Dunes

This week’s nor’easter caused moderate beach erosion on Long Island’s south shore, but favorable winds kept it from being worse.

12/11/2014

Water workers survery a damaged residence on November 6, 2012 in Sea Bright, New Jersey.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers Say More Help Coming To Homeowners Struggling After Sandy

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and other New Jersey lawmakers on Friday announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency will take new steps to help homeowners still struggling to rebuild.

12/05/2014

Owner Jenny Zalak (left) and CBS2's Jennifer McLogan with one of the horses at the Twin Oaks Horse Sanctuary in Manorville, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Long Island Horse Sanctuary Fears Possible Shutdown

A sanctuary for elderly horses on Long Island is at risk of going out of business, and advocates have launched a campaign to raise funds to keep it going.

12/02/2014

Construction tools at a Habitat for Humanity site in Little Ferry, N.J. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Volunteers Still Hard At Work On Sandy-Damaged Homes In Little Ferry

Two years after Sandy struck, some residents are finally getting their homes cleaned up, said Mike Stimson with Habitat for Humanity.

12/01/2014

Rep. Gregory Meeks appears with 94-year-old Vincentia Becker at a news conference in Belle Harbor, Queens, on Nov. 24, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Proposal By Queens Congressman Targets FEMA Push For Sandy Repayments

A proposal by a Queens congressman would allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to back off in its pursuit to recoup aid mistakenly paid out to Superstorm Sandy victims.

11/24/2014

Sen. Robert Menendez (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Robert Menendez Presses For Sandy Insurance Probe

Insurance companies might face more scrutiny over how they are handling flood damage claims from Superstorm Sandy.

11/14/2014

FILE -- A truck drives through a flooded street on the Lower East Side on Oct. 30, 2012, a day after Superstorm Sandy hit. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

State Spending $1 Million On Lower East Side Flood Protection Project

As part of the project, wetlands, which will act as a sponge to absorb storm water, will be built at East River Park, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.

11/13/2014

Belle Harbor Manor Assisted Living Center (credit: CBS2)

Assemblyman To Superstorm Sandy Victims: Don’t Repay FEMA A Dime

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, D-Far Rockaway, said he’s asked FEMA to stop requesting the repayments, but the agency says it’s required by law to try to recoup money it sent out by mistake.

11/10/2014

Belle Harbor Manor Assisted Living Center (credit: CBS2)

Queens Adult Home Residents Asked To Repay FEMA Aid

The Federal Emergency Management Agency wants at least a dozen of those disabled, elderly and mostly poor residents to return thousands of dollars in disaster aid.

11/09/2014

(Credit: New Jersey Attorney General's Office)

4 People Accused Of Scamming FEMA For Sandy Funds In New Jersey

Four people were charged in New Jersey Thursday with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy.

11/06/2014

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