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Chris Christie tells heckler off at Hurricane Sandy event: 'Sit down and shut up'

New York Daily News: A heckler critical of Chris Christie's post-Sandy efforts created a perfect storm at an anniversary event Wednesday, prompting the bellicose governor to tell him to “sit down and shut up.” Jim Keady, 43, a Spring Lake, New Jersey resident whose ...
After Hurricane Sandy, New York Rebuilds for the Future

- 4 days earlier @ nytimes.com: As a partner at the Bjarke Ingels Group, a Danish architecture firm, he is one in a cast of hundreds trying to fortify New York against another storm like Hurricane Sandy, which ripped through the region two years ago this week. In the storm's ...

Jersey Shore still full of empty lots two years after Hurricane Sandy as

- 4 days earlier @ nydailynews.com: On a crisp afternoon last October, Hurricane Sandy victim Bill Mullen walked past a series of empty lots on his devastated Jersey Shore block. When he reached the square plot at 18 Coolidge Ave. – the site of the Ortley Beach home he's lived in most of ...

Two years after being inundated by Hurricane Sandy, Brooklyn's Red Hook

- 4 days earlier @ nydailynews.com: Two years ago this month, Hurricane Sandy brought widespread destruction to the Northeast. It also showed us that a community's connectedness is as important as any seawall or evacuation plan in dealing with disasters. The waterfront community of Red ...

Queens residents still struggle to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy

- 4 days earlier @ nydailynews.com: They just want to go home. Two years after Hurricane Sandy ripped through southern Queens, many of its victims are still trying to rebuild their lives — and their homes. The vicious October 2012 storm crushed their houses and washed away decades of ...

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Two years since Hurricane Sandy

wivb.com: HOBOKEN, N.J. (WIVB) - The October 29, 2012 superstorm devastated the New Jersey and New York coast, with catastrophic flooding. This once in a lifetime storm scenario is responsible for over 160 deaths, and an estimated $68 billion worth of damages.

Cuomo's Role in Hurricane Sandy Inquiry Foretold Fate of His Ethics Panel

New York Times: An analysis of Mr. Cuomo's handling of an earlier investigative commission, which highlighted the failures of electric companies in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, reveals some of the same hallmarks: interference, efforts to shield his administration ...

Hurricane Sandy

The Economist (blog): BILL DE BLASIO, New York City's mayor, spent some of today painting a room in the Coney Island home of Margurie Batts, an octogenarian. Two years to the day after Hurricane Sandy battered her Brooklyn neighbourhood, Ms Batts's home is still in need of ...

Marking Sandy anniversary, Christie-style

BELMAR, N.J. - On the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, fans of Gov. Christie's lined Main Street in this Shore town, waiting to meet him with hugs and requests for photos.

Hurricane Sandy recovery is slow but steady in Toms River, mayor says

The Star-Ledger: TOMS RIVER — In one of the many conference calls he had with other mayors and state officials gearing up for Hurricane Sandy, Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher said he'll never forget what a National Weather Service meteorologist told them two years ...

Hurricane Sandy in The New Yorker -

The New Yorker: “The Toll” (February 11, 2013): Ian Frazier visits Staten Island to see how it's changed, and to try and glimpse its future. Credit. Hurricane Sandy came ashore near Atlantic City two years ago today. The New Yorker covered the storm and its aftermath ...

Two Years After Sandy, See How Much It Changed the Neighborhoods It Hit

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy two years ago, shocking photos showed the huge extent of the destruction caused by the storm. Only days after the storm struck, before and after satellite images from Google revealed the widespread damage to coastal areas of New York and New Jersey. Last year, before and after photos showed progress but still a lot of work to be done. The post Two Years After Sandy ...

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TWO YEARS SINCE HURRICANE SANDY..

It's Been Two Years Since Hurricane Sandy and We Still Haven't Recovered

BillMoyers.com: It's important to understand how Sandy continues to impact communities today. As Chris Mooney wrote for Mother Jones last year, “even as scientists continue to study and debate whether global warming is making hurricanes worse, hurricanes have ...

Life after Hurricane Sandy: Memorial events for 2nd Anniversary

MOONACHIE SANDY ANNIVERSARY:9a: U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) will be joined by Moonachie Mayor Dennis Vaccaro in recognizing two years since Hurricane Sandy by joining local community leaders to discuss Bergen County's ...

Hurricane Sandy In Photos: 15 Images Of Historic Storm And Its Aftermath

It has been two years since Hurricane Sandy , also known as Superstorm Sandy, formed in the western Caribbean and quickly began gaining strength. The historic storm would go on to ravage parts of Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic before marching up the U.S. Eastern Seaboard and colliding with the densely-populated coasts of New Jersey and New York.

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Shore's culture left upended, two years after Hurricane Sandy

Sunday September 28 2014 Dolores McHugh was away from her Ventnor home for 23 months after Hurricane Sandy, much of that time spent in the living room of her son's cramped EHT home. With the help of neighbors and volunteers like County Agencies ...

Stronger Family Bonds, Two Years After Hurricane Sandy

New York Times: Two years ago this week, Hurricane Sandy ripped through the region, forcing thousands of residents of New York and New Jersey out of their homes with wind, flood and fire. The New York Times asked readers who were affected to describe their lives today ...

Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, a Reminder of What Utilities Faced as the

Greentech Media: On October 24, 2012, just a few months after his site was acquired by The Weather Channel, Masters was busy writing about the formation of Hurricane Sandy on his popular meteorology and climate blog. That year had already tied for producing the ...

For those who remain, neighborhoods like 'ghost towns' two years after

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Fox Beach section of Oakwood Beach has always been a peaceful place to live, but two years after Hurricane Sandy devastated the once vibrant beachfront community, neighbors feel more like they're living in a ghost town.

Many battered by Superstorm Sandy still awaiting aid

Two years after Hurricane Sandy battered the Jersey Shore, the state has distributed about a quarter of the money allocated by the federal government, as thousands of homeowners await aid to rebuild.

Hurricane Sandy Anniversary 2014: NYC Victims Still Waiting For Home Repair Funding Two Years After Storm Hit New York

Charlie DePrimo’s modest two-story house is still being rebuilt two years after Hurricane Sandy tore through his sleepy Oakwood neighborhood on Staten Island’s exposed South Shore. The storm sent the Atlantic crashing across hundreds of yards of marshland to his doorstep the night of Oct. 29, 2012, smashing his basement windows and filling his cellar with eight feet of seawater.

Two years after Hurricane Sandy, New York Times describes prepping for next big storm

After Hurricane Sandy, which ripped through New York City two years ago this week, the city continues to grapple with how to live with water and build back stronger, The New York Times reports. But post-storm construction projects "will most...

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Gov. Cuomo visits Staten Island to mark second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Governor Andrew Cuomo paid a visit to Oakwood Beach on the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, saying the state's buyout program and return to nature initiative in the area will be a model for the nation. The East Shore ...

Memorial events Wednesday mark second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

Then the waterfront will be transformed into a glowing memorial with hundreds holding miniature electric candles, as Sandy survivors and their supporters face the sea during the Light the Shore vigil. Candles are available for all participants. The ...

Marking Upcoming Second Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

CAPE MAY, NJ – On the cusp of the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy , Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today toured restoration projects at Reed's Beach and Cape May National Wildlife Refuge to repair and ...

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Hurricane Sandy loans boost Brooklyn business

New York Daily News: BROOKLYN businesses leaned heavily on federal loans to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy. In the two years since the devastating storm, 33 borough businesses accepted $5.2 million through the federally funded Hurricane Sandy Business Loan and Grant ...

Grief caused by Hurricane Sandy continues to hang over hard-hit Staten Island

New York Daily News: When Tommy Cunsolo fled from his storm-battered Staten Island house with his entire family at the peak of Hurricane Sandy he never thought they'd still be living in apartments two years later. “We always look for things to happen quickly in New York ...

Poll shows 72% of residents in areas hit hard by Hurricane Sandy have fully

New York Daily News: Two years after Hurricane Sandy, 72% of residents in hard-hit areas believe their neighborhoods have completely recovered, according to a poll released Sunday. The Associated Press and NORC Public Affairs Research surveyed residents in 12 ...

Hamill: Damage lingers from Hurricane Sandy, but victims remain unbowed

New York Daily News: For those who braved her wrath, no Halloween will pass without recalling the horrors of the femme fatale known as Sandy. Go ahead and roll out to the Rockaways, Breezy Point or over the narrow lanes of Gerritsen Beach. Then coast through rebuilt Coney ...

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