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Rebuilding lives and homes after the storm's devastation

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015

Shortchanged Sandy Victims Seeing Some Cash 3 Years Later

Shortchanged Sandy Victims Seeing Some Cash 3 Years Later

Many people who complained a federal insurance program shortchanged them after Sandy swamped their homes are getting some validation three years later in the form of cash.

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015

How Sandy Families Rebuild Without Insurance

How Sandy Families Rebuild Without Insurance

Thursday marks three years since Sandy hit, and some families are struggling to rebuild with limited insurance money. Greg Cergol gives us a look at the progress in Freeport, Long Island, where victims have had...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2013

Help Sandy Victims

Help Sandy Victims

Hundreds of thousands of Sandy evacuees are in emergency shelters with their loved ones. Help the Red Cross help them.

Monday, Oct 26, 2015

Last 2 Sandy Families in Belmar Move Back Home

Last 2 Sandy Families in Belmar Move Back Home

Two families victimized by Sandy became the last to move back into their Belmar, New Jersey homes Monday, three years to the week after the storm turned them into refugees.

Monday, Aug 24, 2015

FEMA Head Apologizes in Handling of Sandy Claims

FEMA Head Apologizes in Handling of Sandy Claims

The head of FEMA's National Flood Insurance program apologized Monday for his agency's handling of Sandy claims. The mea culpa came during a trip to Long Beach, a Long Island city ravaged by the storm.

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015

Rockaway Beach Library Reopens after Sandy Devastation

Rockaway Beach Library Reopens after Sandy Devastation

The New York Public Library in Queens has been missing from the Rockaway Beach community since Hurricane Sandy ripped through it, until now. John Chandler was there for the long-awaited moment.

Monday, Aug 10, 2015

Long Beach Opens New ER, 3 Years After Sandy

Long Beach Opens New ER, 3 Years After Sandy

The city of Long Beach now has an emergency room for the first time since Sandy inundated Long Beach Hospital with floodwaters three years ago.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015

NJ Beachfront Homeowners Win Suit Against State, Town

NJ Beachfront Homeowners Win Suit Against State, Town

The state and Long Beach Township must pay seven oceanfront homeowners for illegally taking their properties for six months for a storm protection project.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Sandy-Damaged Homes Auctioned on Long Island

Sandy-Damaged Homes Auctioned on Long Island

It was fair game for a group of future homeowners on Long Island who attended an auction to buy homes severely damaged during Hurricane Sandy. Greg Cergol reports.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015

Relic of Sandy Destruction Finally Comes Down on Long Island

Relic of Sandy Destruction Finally Comes Down on Long Island

Crews finally demolished Island Parks' Village Hall Thursday, removing a constant reminder of what Sandy did to the community over two years ago and the slow, uneven and frustrating recovery it's faced

Sandy Scams

If you have questions about a contractor, want to report price gouging, scams or insurance problems, contact consumer reporter Lynda Baquero. Contact Lynda Baquero and the consumer team at 866-NEWS- 244 (Press 2 for consumer unit) or Consumerhelp@nbcuni.com. She'll get you the information, help and results you need.