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Rockaway Beach boardwalk is bouncing back from Hurricane Sandy

New York Daily News: This year could bring even larger crowds as a 2.6-mile stretch of boardwalk is restored for the first time since Hurricane Sandy ripped it apart almost three years ago. The iconic walkway with breathtaking ocean views is popular with visitors and a ...
Couple who lost their home in Hurricane Sandy win the lottery: 'You have to keep the faith'

- 1 month earlier @ ri.search.yahoo.com: A New York couple devastated by Hurricane Sandy have had a dramatic change in circumstances after winning the lottery.

Viking statue comes down on Chincoteague Island

- 1 month earlier @ ri.search.yahoo.com: CHINCOTEAGUE The huge Viking statue that stood sentinel over Chincoteague's Pony Swim Lane for more than three decades is no longer there, after the land on which it stood was put up for sale. Its removal came 1 1/2 years after the big man was restored and re-installed, after Hurricane Sandy toppled it in 2012.

Sandy-Ravaged Queens Family Returns To Renovated Home After 2 1/2 Years

- 1 month earlier @ ri.search.yahoo.com: A Queens family had been stuck living in their yard since Superstorm Sandy hit two and a half years ago, but with the help of hundreds of volunteers, their home finally has been repaired.

Hurricane Sandy-Damaged Homes In Nassau County Go Up For Auction

- 4 days earlier @ newyork.cbslocal.com: HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Dozens of Hurricane Sandy-damaged homes in Nassau County will soon have new owners. First-time home buyers, investors and others looking for a bargain attended the auction at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in ...

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N.J. pays fired housing recovery firm $7M to settle Sandy dispute

NJ.com: TRENTON —The state is paying a fired Hurricane Sandy housing recovery contractor another $7 million to settle a dispute over $21 million the company insisted it was owed after fewer than eight months of services that were plagued by stagnation, delays ...

Hurricane Sandy-Damaged Homes In Nassau County Go Up For Auction

CBS Local: HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Dozens of Hurricane Sandy-damaged homes in Nassau County will soon have new owners. First-time home buyers, investors and others looking for a bargain attended the auction at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in ...

Infoporn: When Is the Next Major Hurricane Going to Hit?

Wired: The East coast has seen its fair share of hurricanes since the massively destructive seasons in 2005 and 2006—Sandy in 2012, Irene in 2011, and Ike in 2008—but none quite hit the bar. This is weird. A study published last week in Geophysical Research ...

FEMA letters offering to review Hurricane Sandy claims going out Monday

NJ.com: CAMDEN — The first letters offering to have the Federal Emergency Management Agency review Hurricane Sandy claims to see if homeowners were shortchanged went out Monday. Some 141,800 letters will go out in the coming weeks to homeowners, who ...

Mental health services available to help children affected by Hurricane Sandy

SILive.com: The Health Department is launching an advertising campaign to remind New Yorkers that free mental health services are available for children and adolescents ages 3-17 who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. (Courtesy of the city Department of Health).

Showcasing Cuba's Hurricane Sandy recovery

Santiago de Cuba – The United Nations has unveiled a multimedia application that showcases the work done to help Santiago de Cuba to recover from the impact of Hurricane Sandy, which lashed the island's second-largest province in October 2012.

Former Staten Islander still helping Hurricane Sandy victims

SILive.com: STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Former South Beach resident Sam Carannante couldn't stay away from Staten Island after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the borough's shoreline communities. "I'm happy to help my hometown. Hurricane Sandy victims still need a lot of ...

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Sandy victims plan Thursday protest at N.J. Statehouse

NJ.com: A group of New Jersey residents dissatisfied with Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts plan to protest in Trenton on Thursday morning in an attempt to prod the state to address a host of complaints. More than two and a half years after the storm, thousands ...

Cuba fights public anger with reform in country's tense east

SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba (AP) — Two and a half years after Hurricane Sandy trashed Cuba's second-largest city, 35-year-old Melba Martinez is still out of work and struggling to feed two children on her state ration book and a daily hustle for extra rice or cooking oil.

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After Hurricane Sandy, a redesign of flood protection

Marketplace.org: People like to say Superstorm Sandy was a wakeup call. As it approached New York City in October 2012, businesses there had no choice but to rely on an age-old technique. "Sandbags!,” says Bryan Koop. He's a vice president of Boston Properties, one of ...

Communist government battles public anger with reform and rebuilding in tense eastern Cuba

Two and a half years after Hurricane Sandy trashed Cuba's second-largest city, 35-year-old Melba Martinez is still out of work and struggling to feed two children on her state ration book and a daily hustle for extra rice or cooking oil.

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