Superstrom Sandy Recovery
(WENY)-- It was one year ago today that Superstorm Sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard -- blasting the lives of millions of people. Sandy left neighborhoods barren, washing beaches into homes and homes into the ocean. One year after Superstorm Sandy's fury -- along the East Coast, there are signs of recovery.
Ellis Isalnd was left in the dark months after the storm, but the museum is now reopen. Manhattan's South Street Seaport is back open for business after the storm shutdown 85 percent of the businesses. Also, on Long Beach, New York, there's a new 2.2 mile boardwalk.
Sandy caused $65 billion in property damage. Only a portion of the $50 billion in federal aid money has been tapped. Sadly, at least 181 people were killed in the US. Tuesday, through vigils and memorials, residents will remember the Sandy victims.