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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 ...
What Hurricane Sandy Teaches Us About the Warnings We Can’t Hear

- 4 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: When a NJ meteorologist saw what was coming, he knew he must make a storm briefing—but no one had ever made one for a hurricane that might make landfall 7 days later

De Blasio Sees Progress for Hurricane Sandy Victims Through a Program He

- 4 days ago @ nytimes.com: Two years after Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Bill de Blasio stopped at a house under construction in Queens on Monday to promote his administration's efforts to reinvigorate a stalled city agency formed to help people rebuild homes destroyed by the storm.

Sound Engineering Advice - Home Elevation with The Sandy Solution™

- 4 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: DELANCO, N.J., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though Colorado State University's storm-prediction experts anticipate a below-average hurricane season, the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy serves ...

Taxi GPS data helps researchers study Hurricane Sandy's effect on NYC traffic

- 3 days ago @ engineeringatil.scienceblog.com: When Hurricane Sandy struck the east coast in late October 2012, the “superstorm” disrupted traffic in New York City for more than five days, but the evacuation proceeded relatively efficiently with only minor delays, according to transportation ...

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Frustration proclaimed in front of Hurricane Sandy-devastated Ocean Breeze home

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Quincy Avenue is an off-the-beaten track small street in Ocean Breeze, the low-lying East Shore neighborhood where residents experienced the devastating full force of Hurricane Sandy almost two years ago today. A compelling story details the horrors...

Bronx Couple Struggles to Pay for Sandy Repairs

A couple in the Bronx is struggling to pay for the major repairs their house needed after Hurricane Sandy.

Federal Small Business Administration misses goals for processing Hurricane

New York Daily News: The Federal Small Business Administration missed its own goals for processing loan applications from New York and other areas ravaged by Hurricane Sandy, a congressional watchdog agency found. The agency, charged with helping small businesses ...

Sandy-damaged homes rebuilt higher and stronger

Asbury Park Press: SEA BRIGHT – To Julie Kellner, rebuilding her home here after superstorm Sandy must have felt like running a marathon, only to see the finish line keep moving back. Along the way there has been hope and distress, heartfelt support from strangers and ...

Sandy scams expected to rise with rebuilding

Asbury Park Press: The Monmouth County Superstorm Sandy Fraud Task Force has heard about 270 complaints about contractors and other matters since Sandy, about 50 in 2014 alone. "We are still seeing some issues come through," said Assistant Monmouth County ...

Report says N.J. efforts to ease post-Sandy voting were flawed

Measures that New Jersey put in place to increase voting access after Hurricane Sandy were illegal, insecure, and confusing, and are evidence that the state needs standing rules for future disasters, a voting rights advocacy group said in a report Thursday.

IBHS Urges Residents to Rebuild Stronger on Hurricane Sandy Anniversary

Insurance News Net: As the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches October 29 , the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) urges residents in affected areas to rebuild and repair their communities, homes and businesses to be stronger and more ...

Two Years' Time: The Nature of Hurricane Sandy

Treehugger: On October 29, 2012 the Northeast took a pounding when Superstorm Sandy came ashore – flooding our communities, putting thousands of homes and businesses in the dark, causing $40 billion in damage and killing scores of people in less than 24 hours.

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NEW BOOK ON HURRICANE SANDY..

Author to speak in Jersey City about new book on Hurricane Sandy

The author behind a new book on Hurricane Sandy will appear at Jersey City bookstore Word tomorrow. Kathryn Miles' Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy spans the time from when the superstorm was first spotted in the Caribbean to when it ...

Author to speak in Jersey City about new book on Hurricane Sandy

The author behind a new book on Hurricane Sandy will appear at Jersey City bookstore Word tomorrow. Kathryn Miles' Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy spans the time from when the superstorm was first spotted in the Caribbean to when...

HURRICANE SANDY VICTIMS..

Speed up relief for Hurricane Sandy victims (editorial)

As we near Oct. 29, the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, over 3,000 Staten Island homeowners are mired in the city's Build It Back program. But don't blame Mother Nature. Because of man-made bureaucratic woes, more than 90 percent of 14,000 ...

De Blasio Sees Progress for Hurricane Sandy Victims Through a Program He

New York Times: Two years after Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Bill de Blasio stopped at a house under construction in Queens on Monday to promote his administration's efforts to reinvigorate a stalled city agency formed to help people rebuild homes destroyed by the storm.

Contractor Sentenced For Scamming Hurricane Sandy Victims

A contractor who took deposits for work that was never done at two central New Jersey homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced to five years in state prison.

Hurricane Sandy victims win lottery | The Navigator Online

Danielle Haynes FORKED RIVER, N.J., July 26 (UPI) — Seventeen members of the Endreson family won $20.1 million in the lottery nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy claimed some of their homes. Continue reading at ...

AFTER HURRICANE SANDY..

Two years after Hurricane Sandy, recognition of Princeton's microgrid still surges

Princeton University: In the nearly two years since Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey, darkening swaths of the nation's most densely populated state for days, Princeton University has emerged as a national example of how to keep power running for residents, emergency workers ...

Mantoloking, Brick sea wall 75 percent finished

BRICK, N.J. - After Hurricane Sandy nearly wiped his town off the map, Mantoloking Councilman Steve Gillingham heard the voices calling for a retreat from vulnerable locations along the coast.

HURRICANE SANDY RECOVERY..

Hurricane Sandy recovery info session held in Brigantine

NBC40: BRIGANTINE - South Jersey residents met with officials in Brigantine for a Hurricane Sandy recovery information session on Wednesday. Federal officials were there to answer questions from applicants participating in the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, ...

Hurricane Sandy recovery info session held in Brigantine - NBC40.net

BRIGANTINE - South Jersey residents met with officials in Brigantine for a Hurricane Sandy recovery information session on Wednesday. Federal officials were there to answer questions from applicants participating in the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation Program.

TWO YEARS..

The Art World After the Storm: Chelsea Dealers Still in Recovery Two Years

New York Observer: The year before Superstorm Sandy had brought Hurricane Irene, which resulted in relatively little damage, with flooding of six inches of water at most. So, in 2012, many gallery owners “prepared for another Irene but got something quite different ...

Hurricane Sandy victims: 24 lives lost, but memories endure

Others died trying to escape as Sandy intensified. Others were ripped from their families by the storm's surge. Almost all of the Staten Island victims were found in the evacuation zones -- as indicated by this map. Two years later, the recovery effort ...

Hurricane Sandy Two Years Later: Five Questions with Adam Sobel

Atmospheric scientist Adam Sobel is author of the new book Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future . A native New Yorker, Sobel was at the center of the historic 2012 storm in more ways than one. As an expert in extreme weather and its relation to climate, he began explaining to media and the public what might be brewing before the even storm ...

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Will Chelsea Ever Recover From Hurricane Sandy?

artnet News: As we approach the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated parts of New York and New Jersey when it made landfall on October 29, 2012, many Chelsea galleries are still feeling the impact. In the wake of the storm, which saw parts of ...

Will Chelsea Ever Recover From Hurricane Sandy Fall-Out?

artnet News: As we approach the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated parts of New York and New Jersey when it made landfall on October 29, 2012, many Chelsea galleries are still feeling the impact. In the wake of the storm, which saw parts of ...

Taxi GPS data helps researchers study Hurricane Sandy's effect on NYC traffic

When Hurricane Sandy struck the east coast in late October 2012, the “superstorm” disrupted traffic in New York City for more than five days, but the evacuation proceeded relatively efficiently with only minor delays, according to transportation ...

Blood Drive In North Salem Honors Boys Killed In Hurricane Sandy

The Daily Voice: NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- The New York Blood Center will be hosting its 2nd annual community blood drive in memory of Jack Baumler and Michael Robson on Monday, Oct. 27, from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the North Salem High School Library, 230 June Road.

How Hurricane Sandy helped Richmond break a marathon record

“We got a bump two years ago when Hurricane Sandy postponed the New York City Marathon. More than 900 marathoners flocked into Richmond that year and we delivered a great experience,” Schricker said. He said most ...

New York Times Bestseller Michael Prescott says Hurricane Sandy

This behind the story interview with Michael Prescott looks at his writing and how it was influenced by Hurricane Sandy . In this interview, New York Times bestseller Michael Prescott discusses life as an indie author.

Michael Prescott says Hurricane Sandy influenced his writing

This behind the story interview with Michael Prescott looks at his writing and how it was influenced by Hurricane Sandy . In this interview, New York Times bestseller Michael Prescott discusses life as an indie author.

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