About 350 homeless Superstorm Sandy evacuees who have been sleeping in New York City-funded hotel rooms for nearly a year may be forced to check out for good.
CLEVELAND - President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Ohio following Superstorm Sandy and ordered federal aid to help in recovery efforts in areas affected by the storm.
The federal funds freed by Obama's order Thursday will be available on a cost-sharing basis for state and local governments, and certain private nonprofit organizations in Cuyahoga County.
Federal funding is also available for hazard mitigation measures statewide.
About 250,000 Ohio electricity customers were left in the dark after high winds from Sandy's outer bands uprooted trees and brought down power lines from Oct. 29-30.
Most of the outages were in the Cleveland area where some people were without power for a week.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich requested the federal disaster declaration on Dec. 21.
A 12-year-old message in a bottle is discovered amid a beach strewn with debris from Superstorm Sandy.
Jon Bon Jovi went home Monday to present a $1 million check from his band to a fund to help New Jersey recover from Superstorm Sandy.
Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn't spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to assist victims of the storm, a strategy the organization says will help address needs that weren't immediately apparent in the disaster's wake.
The boardwalks are back, and so are most of the beaches, even if some are a little thinner this year.
This time next week, perhaps the most famous symbol of Superstorm Sandy's devastation at the Jersey shore will be gone.
Northeast Ohio marinas continue clean-up from Superstorm Sandy, which hit more than six months ago.
Safety Service Director Robert Fowler tells NewsChannel5 the Lorain Public Boat Ramp will be closed Monday from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. to repair dock damages caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Monday night, Bay Village residents are welcome to attend an open meeting at Bay Village City Hall at 7 p.m.
Trees, shrubs and evergreens in high demand six months after Superstorm Sandy slammed into northeast Ohio.