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A Year Later, Hurricane Sandy's Effects Still Linger In New Jersey

Huffington Post: To be sure, remarkable progress has been made in recovering from one of the worst storms ever to hit New Jersey and the second-costliest in the nation's history at $65 billion, trailing only Hurricane Katrina's $125 billion cost. Tens of millions of ...
FEMA aims to start reconsidering Hurricane Sandy claims within two months

- 1 week ago @ nj.com: WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency expects to announce within two months that it can start reconsidering Hurricane Sandy damage claims, the new head of the flood insurance program said today. Brad Kieserman, deputy ...

Help for Hurricane Sandy-damaged East Shore through new LDC

- 1 week ago @ silive.com: ... Storm Recovery has allocated $600,000 to establish an East Shore Local Development Corporation (LDC) to revitalize commercial corridors and spur economic development on Staten Island's East Shore, which was severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

Chris Christie may have worn fleece but it's the Sandy survivors who got fleeced | Mulshine

- 6 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Chris Christie started out with a lot of enthusiasm as he traveled around the state in that fleece jacket after Hurricane Sandy hit; bot once he was re-elected a year later he turned his attention to running for president and forgot about the Sandy survivors

Christie's DCA commissioner Constable steps down

- 5 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Richard E. Constable III, a top cabinet official in the Christie administration who oversaw the state's Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts and other high-profile programs, is resigning to take a job in the private sector.

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Letter: Don’t Cotton To Cotton; Accept His Win, Let Him Work

One notices that despite Tom Cotton’s impressive win over Mark Pryor in the 2014 U.S. Senatorial campaign, some people don’t cotton to Cotton. Cotton’s vote as a congressman against disaster relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy up at New York and New Jersey met with disapproval of many fellow lawmakers across the political spectrum, and many of them have not forgotten. Winning a Senate seat ...

Pulitzer Prize Nominated Photographer Turns Photos, Destroyed by Sandy, …

artnet News: When Randy Taylor checked on his archive several weeks after Hurricane Sandy struck New York in 2012 the Pulitzer Prize nominated photographer discovered that the majority of his life's work was either destroyed or irreparably damaged. Taylor was only ...

Performance art on front lines of climate change

In "Holoscenes," waters rise and fall in a large aquarium as performers go about everyday tasks

Photographers images destroyed in during Sandy turns them into art

Daily Mail: The 59-year-old had photographed some of the biggest stories of the 20th Century (from Princess Diana's pregnancy to Mick Jagger's relationship with Jerry Hall), but when Hurricane Sandy struck New York in October 2012, flooding Taylor's entire storage ...

Nassau Conty Rolls Out New System To Track, Clean Up ‘Zombie Houses’

"Abandoned properties have become breeding grounds for mold and crime, and are a welcome mat for squatters," Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano said.

Hazlet contractor indicted for allegedy bilking Sandy victim out of $120K

A 43-year-old Hazlet home improvement contractor was indicted by a Monmouth County grand jury Monday for theft after he allegedly took $120,000 from a Hurricane Sandy victim and then failed to begin the work.

Randy Taylor transforms photos destroyed by Hurricane Sandy

Daily Mail: Randy Taylor transforms photos destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Photographer Randy Taylor lost more than 30 years worth of work during Hurricane Sandy but has managed to turn them into works of psychedelic art. Lord Hall announces sacking of Top.

Lessons from Hurricane Sandy aid cyber war games

Financial Times: Lessons from Hurricane Sandy, which hit the northeastern US in 2012 and forced American stock markets to shut down for two days, have already been incorporated into US mock cyber attacks on financial institutions, according to Sarah Bloom Raskin, the ...

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Lessons from Hurricane Sandy aid cyber war games - Financial Tim es

Financial Times: Lessons from Hurricane Sandy, which hit the northeastern US in 2012 and forced American stock markets to shut down for two days, have already been incorporated into US mock cyber attacks on financial institutions, according to Sarah Bloom Raskin, the ...

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PSE&G may be owed millions in insurance over Hurricane Sandy damage, court

NJ.com: NEWARK — The parent company of the state's largest utility may have been shortchanged by millions of dollars in insurance claims over property damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, a judge has ruled. In what appears to be the first decision of its ...

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Photographer turns Hurricane Sandy-damaged photos into psychedelic art

New York Post: A Brooklyn photographer has managed to turn tragedy into creativity by salvaging pictures thought to be destroyed in Hurricane Sandy and transforming them into psychedelic works of art. Randy Taylor, 59, almost lost his entire life's work when his New ...

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Hurricane Sandy money fueled cherry-marijuana business

New York Post: City power subsidies and Hurricane Sandy rebuilding cash helped fuel a Brooklyn maraschino cherry plant that was a front for a hydroponic marijuana-growing operation, The Post has learned. Dell's Maraschino Cherries, in Red Hook, scored almost $2 ...

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