Superstorm Sandy

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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

Breezy Point 1 Year After Superstorm Sandy (credit: Paul Lurrie)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill Cutting Red Tape For Superstorm Sandy Victims

During the bill singing, Cuomo announced New York Rising will conduct a study on raising homes in Breezy Point.

07/17/2015

The SU+RE House, a storm-proof house created by students at the Stevens Institute of Technology. (Credit: CBS2)

Student Designers Create Storm-Proof House In New Jersey

Local destruction after Superstorm Sandy prompted a team of student architects and engineers to come up with a new plan for coastal communities that are at risk during natural events.

07/15/2015

Manasquan Inlet, May 26, 2013. (credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

Despite Being Slammed By Sandy, Manasquan, N.J. Wants No New Dunes

Manasquan has become the latest Jersey Shore town that was pummeled by Superstorm Sandy and has now decided it doesn’t want protective sand dunes.

07/10/2015

Rendering of man-made island off coast of New Jersey (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Army Corps Project Looks To Protect Jersey Shore From Future Storms

The idea is that man-made islands would take the first impact of a future storm.

07/03/2015

Long Beach Cinemas has reopened after being damaged by Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Beach Movie Theater Reopens After Being Wrecked By Sandy

Another symbol from the recovery of Superstorm Sandy has appeared on the South Shore of Long Island.

07/02/2015

beach

Officials Hope Replenishment Project Will Protect NJ Beaches From Future Storms

It’s officially beach season and officials have been hard at work to make the shore experience even better.

07/01/2015

Long Beach Sandy Damage

Lawmakers Fight Back Against FEMA’s Request For Sandy Victims To Pay Back Funds

Reps. Rice and Meeks are sponsoring legislation to allow FEMA to forgive debts owed by storm victims

06/19/2015

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

NJ Sandy Victims Hit Workshop Before Round 2 In Fight For Aid

Nearly 100 people showed up for the free informational clinic in Brick Township, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.

06/15/2015

A house remains under construction one year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, October 29, 2013 in Dover Beach North, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Homeowners Say Sandy Recovery Program Has Kept Them From Getting Back To Normal

Storm victims have offered harsh criticism for a Superstorm Sandy recovery program.

06/03/2015

Home damaged by Sandy in Toms River, NJ Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

College Of New Jersey Creates Oral History Archive Of Superstorm Sandy Victims

College of New Jersey Associate Professor Matthew Bender said the stories of the past have real importance for the present and future.

05/24/2015

Beach replenishment efforts on the Jersey Shore on Friday, April 17, 2015. (Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Jersey Shore Still Recovering As 3rd Post-Sandy Summer Nears

The Jersey shore is still recovering as the third summer after Superstorm Sandy nears.

05/21/2015

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