Build It Back distributed more than 500 checks and started more than 500 construction jobs by Labor Day.
The man suffered from a heart attack Thursday aboard a barge floating near Breezy Point.
The cabana inside the Breezy Point Surf Club caught fire at around 2:30 p.m., according to the FDNY.
Residents shared tales of red tape and miscommunication about the rebuilding program.
Only one house in the fire- and flood-ravaged area has been rebuilt to code since Sandy struck last year.
Marisha Cheong was found dead in Breezy Point earlier this year.
More than 100 residents of the Rockaways neighborhood sued LIPA for negligence.
"Sandy" is Luke Schreiner's story about how the superstorm affected Breezy Point.
Family and friends of 24-year-old Marisha Cheong mourned her at a funeral Saturday.
Fires during Hurricane Sandy, including the Breezy Point fire, were caused by seawater hitting wires.
There are a number of ways to help children through the trauma of Hurricane Sandy.
Some 500 additional homes may be razed in the wake of the monster storm.
Hundreds packed into St. Thomas More for a Catholic Mass without heat or lights.
Retired cops, many living in neighborhoods devestated by Sandy, were irate over the request to volunteer.
Breezy Point residents returned to find burned out homes and devastation.
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