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Superstorm Sandy

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10:  Clean-up continues amongst piles of debris where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on November 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Twelve days after Superstorm Sandy slammed into parts of New York and New Jersey, thousands are still without power and heat.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stronger Than The Storm: Wood From Sandy Ravaged Boardwalks Finds New Life Around The Region

Nearly two years after Sandy slammed local beach communities, debris left over by the storm has found a new life around the region.

07/24/2014

The Department of Environmental Conservation has ordered Queens homeowner Al Risi to tear down a seawall protecting his home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bitter Battle Waged Over Queens Seawall

The owner of the seawall says it’s necessary to protect his home, but the government has told him to tear it down.

07/24/2014

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MTA To Begin Queens-Brooklyn ‘G’ Train Shutdown On Friday

Starting Friday night the “G” will be shut down between Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Long Island City, Queens for a total of five weeks.

07/24/2014

NYCHA workers removing mold, mildew, oil & other components at a home after Hurricane Sandy. (credit: NYCHA via Facebook)

Audit: NYCHA Failed To Hire Public Housing Residents For Sandy Repairs

An audit by the city comptroller found NYCHA failed to ensure that contractors working on repairs hire a certain percentage of public housing residents.

07/24/2014

New York And NJ Residents Struggle To Recover One Week After Superstorm Sandy

NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney Wants More Details On Sandy Spending

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says newly released reports on the state’s biggest Superstorm Sandy recovery projects are not detailed enough.

07/21/2014

Volunteers work on a Sandy damaged home in Sea Bright, NJ. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Touts City’s Superstorm Sandy Home Reconstruction Efforts

More than 20 months after Superstorm Sandy, 15,000 New York City homes have yet to be repaired from storm damage.

07/17/2014

A Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)  schedule board hangs in a train station on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Expert: Wind-Down Of LIRR Service Will Not Require Multiple Days

If a strike goes ahead for the Long Island Rail Road, how long will it take for the trains to stop running?

07/16/2014

Marc Ferzan, Executive Director of the Office of Recovery and Rebuilding, listens as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2015 to the Legislature,  February 25, 2014 at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie’s Chief For Sandy Recovery Leaving Position

Marc Ferzan, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christe’s aide in charge of setting up and running the office for rebuilding New Jersey after Superstorm Sandy, is leaving the position for family reasons, the governor’s office said Tuesday.

07/08/2014

Home being elevated in Keansburg on July 7, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Christie Announces New Sandy Elevation Grants

Dozens more homeowners will be receiving grants to raise their homes above flood level in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

07/07/2014

Volunteers work on a Sandy damaged home in Sea Bright, NJ. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Volunteers Help Sandy Victims Rebuild In Sea Bright

Volunteers are to the rescue in Sea Bright, where they have been working to rebuild homes that were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

07/07/2014

Gov. Chris Christie and Congressman Chris Smith at ribbon cutting for restored Ocean Grove boardwalk (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Ocean Grove Boardwalk Reopens For First Time Since Superstorm Sandy

The final Jersey shore boardwalk damaged by Superstorm Sandy has been reopened.

07/03/2014

Crews work to remove Sycamore trees in Long Beach. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Officials Say Mass Tree Removal In Long Beach Is A Public Safety Issue

Long Beach residents are stumped and upset as hundreds of trees in the oceanfront town have come down.

07/01/2014

Sandy's damage in the Mantoloking/Avon-By-The-Sea area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

DEP: N.J. Beach Replenishment Project To Wrap Up Before Height Of Tourism Season

Department of Environmental Protection spokesman Bob Considine said there’s more sand on New Jersey’s beaches this summer than there was the day before Superstorm Sandy hit.

06/26/2014

Rockaway Pipeline

Natural Gas Pipeline Construction Worries Rockaway Peninsula Beachgoers

Construction rigs for a natural gas pipeline have been set up on the ocean, and they are not going anywhere for a while. And the project is making waves.

06/20/2014

Joseph Nimmich (L), FEMA associate administrator for Response and Recovery, Joseph F. Bruno (C), commissioner, New York City Office of Emergency Management and Kathryn Sullivan (R), NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Administrator (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City OEM Commissioner Joseph Bruno Resigns

Mayoral spokeswoman Marti Adams said Joseph Bruno will be stepping down on June 27.

06/18/2014

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