Rebuilding lives and homes after the storm's devastation

May 23, 2014

$2.5B in Sandy Aid Headed to New York, New Jersey

$2.5B in Sandy Aid Headed to New York, New Jersey

A plan is in place for disbursing nearly $2.5 billion in additional federal aid to New Jersey, New York City and New York state for Sandy recovery, a government official said Friday.

May 15, 2014

NY Man Pleads Guilty to Post-Sandy Burglaries

NY Man Pleads Guilty to Post-Sandy Burglaries

A Long Island man faces seven years in prison after admitting he burglarized homes damaged by Sandy.

May 14, 2014

Shore Businesses Continue to Shutter After Sandy

Shore Businesses Continue to Shutter After Sandy

As the second summer since Sandy approaches, businesses are still struggling -- and even failing -- because of the storm. It's not just because of a lack of people who have yet to move back in.

May 5, 2014

Modular Homes Bring Relief to NJ Sandy Victims

Modular Homes Bring Relief to NJ Sandy Victims

Eighteen months after Sandy hit, one New Jersey community is turning to modular homes to get back on its feet. Brian Thompson reports.

May 5, 2014

Family Sets Out to Adopt Dog, Finds Their Pup Lost After Sandy

Family Sets Out to Adopt Dog, Finds Their Pup Lost After Sandy

More than a year after losing their beloved pet during Sandy, a New Jersey family made an amazing discovery during a visit to animal shelter this week: their missing dog.

Apr 23, 2014

Sandy Aid Could Be Diverted to Other Disaster Areas

Sandy Aid Could Be Diverted to Other Disaster Areas

Hundreds of millions of dollars promised to Sandy victims could go to other disaster areas in the country. Brynn Gingras reports

Apr 22, 2014

ATV Riders Destroying Dunes Installed After Sandy

ATV Riders Destroying Dunes Installed After Sandy

The New York City Parks Department is installing fences and fixing gates along dunes on a Staten Island beach, hoping to keep out ATV riders who have been destroying the barriers put in place after Sandy.

Apr 8, 2014

NJ Paid Fired Sandy Contractor $36M

NJ Paid Fired Sandy Contractor $36M

A major Sandy contractor has been paid $36 million — more than half the value of its three-year contract with the state — despite being terminated for performance issues after just eight months, a member of Gov....

Apr 1, 2014

NJ Town Builds Dikes to Sandy-Proof Neighborhoods

NJ Town Builds Dikes to Sandy-Proof Neighborhoods

A New Jersey town is almost finished building a five-mile string of dikes that officials believe will protect homeowners from the next major storm, officials tell NBC 4 New York.

Mar 31, 2014

Not One Home Fully Rebuilt Under NYC-Run Sandy Program: Officials

Not One Home Fully Rebuilt Under NYC-Run Sandy Program: Officials

New York City politicians and victims of Sandy are attacking a city-run program that's supposed to rebuild homes destroyed by the storm but that officials admit has yet to complete a single project.

Sandy Scams

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