Superstorm Sandy

FILE -- Residential streets close to the shore remain flooded following Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Belmar, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Belmar Launches ‘Home By Summer’ Initiative For Final 2 Families Displaced By Sandy

One Jersey shore town is coming together to help its last two families displaced by Superstorm Sandy.

02/05/2015

Ravaged by Superstorm Sandy, the iconic Madelaine chocolate company has been given new life. (Credit: CBS2)

Iconic New York Chocolate Company ‘Madelaine’ Finds New Life After Sandy

Chocoholics rejoice! A New York City chocolate institution has new life after Superstorm Sandy nearly washed it up.

01/29/2015

A flooded Brooklyn Battery park Tunnel October 30, 2012 as New Yorkers  clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy's landfall. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Source To CBS2: Contractors Under Investigation For Allegedly Cheating Sandy Victims

Claims have surfaced that government contractors have been making up documents to cheat victims of Superstorm Sandy.

01/23/2015

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

NJ Lawmakers To Introduce Bills To Prohibit Sandy ‘Clawback’ Letters

Sen. Robert Menendez and Rep. Frank Pallone will introduce bills that would prohibit the federal Emergency Management Agency from issuing so-called “clawback” letters demanding repayment of aid it wrongly awarded to homeowners.

01/16/2015

New Jersey Shore Still Heavily Damaged Months After Hurricane Sandy

Comments Due On Final Round Of New Jersey Sandy Recovery Aid

New Jersey plans to use most of a half-billion dollars in Superstorm Sandy recovery aid to get money to all 1,800 homeowners on a waiting list for rebuilding assistance.

01/06/2015

Gov. Chris Christie told a heckler to 'sit down and shut up' on the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, Oct. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Top 5 Facebook Talkers Of 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we’ve taken a look back at the stand-out stories that you loved to discuss this year. In no particular order, here are CBS New York’s top five Facebook talkers for 2014.

12/29/2014

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.

12/19/2014

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

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