Rebuilding lives and homes after the storm's devastation

Dec 13, 2013

Sandy Survivor Living in Shack Braces for Snowstorm

Sandy Survivor Living in Shack Braces for Snowstorm

A Sandy survivor on Staten Island has spent the last six months living in a 300-square foot shack behind his house and is now bracing for the first snowstorm of the season.

Dec 14, 2013

Sandy Family's Vandalized Home Saved

Sandy Family's Vandalized Home Saved

Good Samaritans rallied to help a Staten Island family whose Sandy-ravaged home was again destroyed by vandals just days before the family was set to move back in. Nancy Fisher and Ruben Vazquez's Midland Beach...

Dec 4, 2013

Sandy Damaged Restaurant Finally Re-Opens

Sandy Damaged Restaurant Finally Re-Opens

It took more than a year for the Marina Cafe in Great Kills to recover from the superstorm. Checkey Beckford reports.

Dec 3, 2013

NY Sandy Victims Await Money From Recovery Program

NY Sandy Victims Await Money From Recovery Program

More than a year after Sandy, a state program designed to help storm-devastated homeowners has handed out repair money to just five families on Long Island, NBC 4 New York's I-Team has learned.

Dec 1, 2013

NJ Shore Steel Sea Wall Project Could Start Next Year

NJ Shore Steel Sea Wall Project Could Start Next Year

Construction of a steel sea wall could start early next year in one of the Jersey shore towns hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy.

Nov 18, 2013

NY to Buy Homes in NYC Neighborhood Hit by Sandy

NY to Buy Homes in NYC Neighborhood Hit by Sandy

State officials have offered to buy all 129 homes in a flood-prone neighborhood devastated by Sandy.

Nov 7, 2013

Judge: NYC Emergency Plans Violate Disability Law

Judge: NYC Emergency Plans Violate Disability Law

New York City violated laws designed to protect the disabled because its otherwise laudable evacuation plans for emergencies such as Sandy or 9/11 fall short of adequately caring for about 11 percent of...

Nov 5, 2013

Home Collapse Sparks Worries About DIY Post-Sandy Work

Home Collapse Sparks Worries About DIY Post-Sandy Work

A Sandy victim's effort to raise his own Long Island home ended in disaster, and it's raising worries about other similar "do-it-yourself" projects.

Oct 30, 2013

One Year Later, Sandy Survivors Light Up Jersey Shore

One Year Later, Sandy Survivors Light Up Jersey Shore

Candles and flashlights lit up the Jersey Shore Tuesday evening as survivors of Sandy paid their respects to what was lost when the storm roared ashore one year ago. Brynn Gingras reports.

Oct 30, 2013

Babies Born at Sandy-Flooded Hospital Celebrate 1st Birthday

Babies Born at Sandy-Flooded Hospital Celebrate 1st Birthday

With teddy bears and cupcakes, NYU Langone Medical Center held a special birthday celebration Tuesday for dozens of 1-year-olds who were among the patients when the hospital evacuated during the height...

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