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Superstorm Sandy

A sign at the Whitehall Street station announces the return of R train service between Manhattan and Brooklyn. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

R Train To Resume Service Between Brooklyn And Manhattan Monday

Commuters have been patiently waiting for the completion of the repairs after the Montegut Street tunnel, under the East River, sat in a saltwater days after Sandy hit in October 2012, corroding tracks and signals.

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Workers from MTA New York City Transit work on signals in the Montague Tube that were damaged by salt water flooding during Hurricane Sandy. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / J.P. Chan)

Sandy-Damaged Subway Tunnel To Be Reopened Monday

A subway tunnel connecting Brooklyn and lower Manhattan that was badly damaged during Superstorm Sandy is set to be reopened.

09/13/2014

A Plover bird and her chicks walk on the pitch during the AFC Champions League match between the Central Coast Mariners and the Kawasaki Frontale at Blue Tongue Stadium on April 8, 2009 in Gosford, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Endangered Birds Halt Long Island Dune Replenishment Project

A federal judge has temporarily halted a dune replenishment project on New York’s Fire Island over concerns it could harm an endangered bird population.

09/13/2014

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

FEMA Asking For $5.8M In Sandy Aid Repayment

After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in emergency disaster aid to the hurricane’s victims. Now, thousands of people might have to pay back their share.

09/11/2014

Long Beach Medical Center (credit: WCBS 880's Mike Xirinachs)

Long Beach Residents Renew Calls To Reopen Sandy-Damaged Medical Center

It’s taking longer than expected to get a Long Island hospital shuttered by Superstorm Sandy functioning again and many residents and officials are getting impatient.

09/10/2014

A destroyed home is viewed in Oakwood Beach in Staten Island on February 5, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Announces $108M For Storm-Hit Project

The October 2012 storm dumped water and sand into the basements and first floors of the Coney Island Houses, crippling the buildings’ electrical and mechanical systems and leaving residents without power for 22 days.

09/05/2014

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NYC Emergency Management Officials Urge Storm Preparedness

Do you know what to do if disaster strikes?

09/05/2014

A poster announcing the return of G train service between Brooklyn and Queens. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

G Train Service Resumes After Five-Week Shutdown

Subway service between the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Court Square in Long Island City, Queens resumed Tuesday morning.

09/02/2014

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Gov. Christie Announces Multimillion Dollar Sea Wall Plan

On Thursday, Gov. Chris Christie announced an $8.5 million plan for a sea wall in Sea Bright, N.J.

08/28/2014

A woman wrings water out of a towel while cleaning her flooded car in the Lower East Side. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New Jersey Car Dealer Admits To Selling Sandy-Flooded Cars

A used car dealer in New Jersey has admitted selling seven vehicles that sustained flood damage during Superstorm Sandy after a Motor Vehicle Commission office employee created clean titles for them.

08/26/2014

One of several unidentified wedding and family photos found in Long Beach, Long Island shortly after Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Looking For Owners Of Wedding Photos Found In Long Beach After Superstorm Sandy

A man who has had some wedding photos in his possession since the day after the storm is looking for their owners.

08/25/2014

Residents complain about a house apparently filled with mold in Lindenhurst (Credit: CBS 2)

Lindenhurst Homeowners Want Something Done About Vacant Moldy House

School starts next week in Lindenhurst and parents don’t want their children walking to Harding Elementary School past the so-called “Mold House” on Granada Parkway.

08/25/2014

Protesters call on the city to preserve the Rockaway Ferry on Thursday, Aug. 21. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rockaway Residents Take To City Hall In Fight To Keep Ferry

Residents of the Rockaway Peninsula took their battle to City Hall Thursday as they fight to keep their ferry service.

08/21/2014

Sandy-ravaged Islip Beach officially reopened Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to introduce the new boardwalk and shore-front restaurant. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sandy-Ravaged Islip Beach Back, Stronger Than Ever

The rebuilding of Sandy-ravaged Islip Beach is finally complete with the reopening of its new shore-front restaurant and more durable boardwalk.

08/21/2014

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New Jersey Hotel Settles Superstorm Sandy Price Gouging Case

The state alleged that the company engaged in 545 instances of price gouging from Oct. 27, 2012, to Nov. 5, 2012. The state’s complaint was filed in December 2012.

08/20/2014

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