Rebuilding lives and homes after the storm's devastation

Mar 3, 2014

Staten Island Sandy Victims Unleash on New Mayor

Staten Island Sandy Victims Unleash on New Mayor

Mayor de Blasio is beginning to bear the brunt of frustrations from New Yorkers still waiting for Sandy rebuilding money. Marc Santia reports.

Feb 21, 2014

NJ Sandy Victims Frustrated Over FEMA Rule to Apply For Aid

NJ Sandy Victims Frustrated Over FEMA Rule to Apply For Aid

Sandy victims can apply to FEMA for aid to fix their hurricane damaged homes but the Federal Emergency Management Agency requires them to stop doing any rebuilding work during the application

Feb 12, 2014

Criticism of Ads a Theme at Sandy Aid Meeting

Criticism of Ads a Theme at Sandy Aid Meeting

Speakers at a Wednesday night hearing on the next round of Sandy aid were especially passionate on one front: Ditch the "Stronger Than The Storm" advertising campaign or at least pay for it some other way.

Jan 16, 2014

Christie's Appearance on Jersey Shore Disappoints Sandy Victims

Christie's Appearance on Jersey Shore Disappoints Sandy Victims

Despite the GWB controversy, Gov. Christie says his commitment to New Jersey's recovery from Sandy is still top of mind for him. He met with storm victims along the Jersey Shore Thursday, but some residents left...

Jan 9, 2014

Biden, Cuomo Urge Smarter Rebuilding Rebuilding After Sandy

Biden, Cuomo Urge Smarter Rebuilding Rebuilding After Sandy

Vice President Joe Biden and Gov. Andrew Cuomo say New York and the nation's other coastal states have to rebuild against severe storms and flooding that are likely in the future.

Dec 23, 2013

Queens Playground Dedicated to Sandy Hook Victim

Queens Playground Dedicated to Sandy Hook Victim

A new playground in Brooklyn's hurricane-battered Breezy Point neighborhood has been dedicated to the memory of a school psychologist killed in the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn.

Aug 29, 2014

I-Team Exclusive: Sandy Contractor Complaints

I-Team Exclusive: Sandy Contractor Complaints

A handful of Sandy victims on Staten Island complained to the News 4 I-Team about their contractor. They say he happily took their money, but dropped the ball when it came to fixing their damaged

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.

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.