$119 Billion Sea Wall Being Considered To Protect New York, New Jersey From Storm SurgesThe 6-mile-long barrier with retractable gates would stretch from the Rockaways in Queens across New York Harbor to New Jersey to protect the area.
Gov. Cuomo Directs Flags To Fly At Half-Staff In Honor Of Those Killed By Superstorm SandyCuomo also called for a moment of silence to be held at 8 p.m., which is when the massive storm surge is estimated to have roared ashore.
New York, New Jersey Rank High For Storm Surge ThreatHundreds of thousands of Tri-State Area homes are square in the middle of a storm surge zone.
Mantoloking Residents To Be Allowed Back Home On Friday; Avon Boardwalk Reconstruction DelayedMantoloking sustained some of the worst damage in the Oct. 29 storm. Hundreds of homes were destroyed and the ocean cut a channel through to Barnegat Bay, cutting the town in two.
NJT Official On Sandy Recovery: Service Will Be 'Close To 100 Percent' Next MonthNJ TRANSIT spokesman John Durso said it has been a long process to repair or replace flooded out cars that were stored at its rail yard in Kearny.
Report: Sandy Was Second-Costliest Hurricane In History, Winds Felt As Far As WisconsinA National Hurricane Center report detailed how Superstorm Sandy not only caused destruction up and down the East Coast,buit also created wind gusts as far west as Wisconsin and as far north as Canada.
Luxury UES Hotel Donates All Furniture To Sandy Relief EffortAfter Sandy hit, the Loews Regency decided to donate the conference tables, refrigerators and other furniture. The hotel temporarily closed on New Year's Day for renovations and is scheduled to reopen this fall.
Mayor: Sandy-Ravaged Sea Bright To Be Ready For SummerSea Bright Mayor Dina Long said just 300 of the town's 1,500 year-round residents have moved back into their homes.
Gov. Cuomo Announces $40 Million In Federal Reimbursements For Nassau County's Sandy Clean UpThese are the first reimbursements delivered in the state since Sandy hit in late October.
Hundreds Of Rockaways Residents Hold 'Demand The Sand' Rally For Better Storm-ProofingThe rally was held on Beach 86th Street in the Rockaways, where the devastation is still apparent more than a month after Sandy hit.
Bellevue Hospital Reopens For Limited Non-Emergency CareThe emergency room is expected to be ready for limited services in about a month, according to the hospital. Full hospital operations are not expected until February
Verizon Upgrading To All Fiber Optics After Copper Wiring Was Destroyed In Sandy Storm SurgeVerizon's head of national operations Chris Levendos said every inch of corroded copper cable will be replaced with fiber optics.
Report: NJ Transit To Launch Probe Into Poor Storm PreparationsNJ TRANSIT has launched an internal probe into its preparations for Superstorm Sandy, according to a published report.
Tri-State Area Officials Thinking Of New Ways To Prevent Future Superstorm DevastationAs the region works to recover from Superstorm Sandy, it is also looking ahead to the next big one -- and what can be done to limit the damage.
Some Homes Condemned Following Raw Sewage Leak On Long Island's South ShoreThe biggest breach took place at the Bay Park sewage treatment facility where a nine foot wall of water flooded the pumps. That led to the sewage inundation of more than 100 homes across nine South Shore villages.