Superstorm Sandy

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City To Put In $100 Million To Prevent Flooding In Lower Manhattan

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials announced a major capital commitment Thursday to protect Lower Manhattan from flooding.

08/27/2015

Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

State Launches Investigation Into Alleged Scam Targeting NY Rising Applicants

Lindenhurst homeowner Michelle Insinga, who runs several Sandy recovery Facebook pages, said dozens of people began complaining about getting suspicious emails.

08/27/2015

A New Jersey teen is selling home made lemonade to support Sandy relief. (Credit: CBS2)

NJ Girl Helps Fund Sandy Relief With Lemonade Stand

One New Jersey girl has turned her summer hobby into a business, and she’s donating the money she makes to Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts at the shore.

08/24/2015

Baldwin home damaged in Superstorm Sandy

FEMA Offers Review Of Sandy Payouts Following Fraud Claims, But Some Say They’re Skeptical

It’s an offer you’d think homeowners can’t refuse: the possibility of more money on their damaged home claims from FEMA.

08/19/2015

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

‘Sandy Transparency Act’ To Provide Information To Victims Who Applied For Recovery Funding

The Sandy Transparency Act, signed into law, will help keep victims in the loop from now on.

08/19/2015

Rockaway Beach Peninsula Library

Sandy-Ravaged Rockaway Beach Peninsula Library Reopens To Public

The library on Beach 94th Street is just two blocks from Rockaway Beach and was devastated by Sandy’s floodwaters.

08/18/2015

Staten Island shipwrecked boat

Shipwrecked Boat Still Outside Staten Island Homes Nearly 3 Years After Sandy

The rusted shipwrecked sailboat has been sitting there since Hurricane Sandy.

08/18/2015

New Jersey Shore Still Heavily Damaged Months After Hurricane Sandy

State Grants Approval To Rebuild Parts Of Casino Pier In Seaside Heights

The owners of the iconic Seaside Heights amusement pier on the Jersey Shore have received state approval to rebuild a portion of the site.

08/16/2015

Queens Community Hard Hit By Superstorm Sandy Continues Recovery Efforts

FEMA: People Should Sandy-Related Payment Review Requests By Sept. 15

The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday said it strongly encourages people to submit their requests for reviews of Superstorm Sandy-related payments by Sept. 15.

08/14/2015

The ribbon is cut on the new emergency department in Long Beach, N.Y. on Aug. 10, 2015. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Emergency Room Service Resumes In Long Beach Nearly Three Years After Sandy

Around-the-clock emergency medical care has returned to Long Beach for the first time since Superstorm Sandy.

08/10/2015

Subway Train Generic

A, C Subway Riders Face Weekend Disruptions For Sandy Repair Work

The tunnel that carries the A and C lines between Manhattan and Brooklyn will be shut down in both directions for Sandy-related repair work.

08/07/2015

Hot Halloween

Long Island Kids Celebrate Halloween In July At Post-Sandy Event

Campers dressed as Minecraft, the grim reaper, and Rainbow Dash traveled from cabana to cabana Friday for some very tasty treats.

07/31/2015

Heather Horstmann of Lindenhurst has a house with an open foundation for flood prevention. Many Long Island municipalities are banning such foundations. (Credit: CBS2)

LI Towns Ban Open Foundations For Elevated Homes Despite Savings

Homes built on pilings fit in well in beach communities and can stand up to storms, but some Long Island towns and villages are banning such open foundations.

07/30/2015

FILE -- These Ortley Beach, N.J., homes were badly damaged in Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Study: Sandy’s Impact Takes Toll On Residents’ Mental Health

A new study finds the lingering effects of Superstorm Sandy are taking a toll on the mental health of New Jersey residents impacted by the storm.

07/30/2015

Spring Lake

Gov. Christie Announces $3.85 Million Grant For Post-Sandy Project In Spring Lake

The $3.85 million grant will go toward an over $6.7 million post-Sandy project for homes near the coastal lake.

07/23/2015

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