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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 ...
Retreat from the Water's Edge -

- 5 days ago @ newyorker.com: Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, New York has begun a “managed retreat” from some low-lying areas that are vulnerable to flooding and storm surges. Many residents of the Oakwood Beach section of Staten Island have opted into a program that ...

Two Years After Hurricane Sandy Hit the US, What Lessons Can We Learn From

- 5 days ago @ nationalgeographic.com: Superstorm Sandy killed 147 people, left millions without power, and smashed records: lowest barometric pressure of a hurricane to make landfall north of Cape Hatteras, highest storm surge, second costliest hurricane, after Katrina. Kathryn Miles spent ...

Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo Comes Ashore on Bermuda

- 5 days ago @ abcnews.go.com: The last major hurricane to cross land in the Atlantic Basin was Hurricane Sandy in 2012, which hit Cuba as a Category 3 storm. Bermuda has a population of roughly 70,000 and lies 850 miles (1,400 kilometers) east of the U.S. state of South Carolina.

Vo-tech students help rebuild home damaged by Hurricane Sandy

- 5 days ago @ cumberlink.com: That didn't stop more than half of them from volunteering to crawl through it and clear it as a part of a service project to help rebuild a home in Crisfield, Maryland, damaged by Hurricane Sandy two years ago next week. Knowing that the family who ...

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Many in Sea Gate, Coney Island Haven't Seen Much Progress Since Sandy

As we hit the two-year mark since Hurricane Sandy, NY1 is taking a look at some of the most devastated residential areas of the city. NY1's Jeanine Ramirez revisits Sea Gate and Coney Island, where many haven't seen much progress since the storm.

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.

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, ...

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 ...

SLIDESHOW: Hurricane Sandy brings wind, water

Waves spray people on a seawall at Hampton Beach, N.H., as Hurricane Sandy's outer edges begin to whip the New England coast. 121029_ET_MSC_STORM_6.jpg. A tree and power pole are uprooted with a chunk of the sidewalk as they rest between ...

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 ...

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.

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Hurricane Sandy Fast Facts

WDSU New Orleans: October 22-November 5, 2012 - Hurricane Sandy, as a hurricane and a post-tropical cyclone, kills at least 117 people in the United States and 69 more in Canada and the Caribbean. The death toll in the United States includes 53 in New York state, 34 in ...

Hurricane Sandy Fast Facts

October 22-November 5, 2012 - Hurricane Sandy, as a hurricane and a post-tropical cyclone, kills at least 117 people in the United States and 69 more in Canada and the Caribbean. The death toll in the United States includes 53 in New York state, 34 in ...

HURRICANE SANDY VICTIMS..

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.

Hurricane Sandy victims face Oct. 29 deadline to file Proof of Loss claims

South Jersey Legal Services Inc. is reminding residents with home damage from Hurricane Sandy that Oct. 29 is the current deadline to file Proof of Loss claims with their insurers. Subscription Required. An online service is needed to view this article ...

Contractor Sentenced For Scamming Hurricane Sandy Victims

CBS Local: FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — 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. Monmouth County prosecutors say the sentenced ...

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 Hit the US, What Lessons Can We Learn From

National Geographic: Superstorm Sandy killed 147 people, left millions without power, and smashed records: lowest barometric pressure of a hurricane to make landfall north of Cape Hatteras, highest storm surge, second costliest hurricane, after Katrina. Kathryn Miles spent ...

TWO YEARS..

What local government can learn from Hurricane Sandy

Marketplace.org: Just two years ago, Hurricane Sandy knocked out power stations and shut down Wall Street. Now, Scientists say by the middle of this century, low lying areas from Boston to Baltimore will flood frequently due to climate change, with recovery becoming ...

Vo-tech students help rebuild home damaged by Hurricane Sandy

The Sentinel: That didn't stop more than half of them from volunteering to crawl through it and clear it as a part of a service project to help rebuild a home in Crisfield, Maryland, damaged by Hurricane Sandy two years ago next week. Knowing that the family who ...

Retreat from the Water's Edge -

The New Yorker: Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, New York has begun a “managed retreat” from some low-lying areas that are vulnerable to flooding and storm surges. Many residents of the Oakwood Beach section of Staten Island have opted into a program that ...

Chelsea Dealers Still in Recovery Two Years From Sandy

For most dealers, even the most cautious, Sandy was a great and unpleasant surprise, even a heartbreaking one. The year before Superstorm Sandy had brought Hurricane Irene, which resulted in relatively little damage, with ...

Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, Breezy Point Fixture

Just shy of two years after Hurricane Sandy struck New York, Breezy Point staple Kennedy's Restaurant is finally close to reopening. The bar and restaurant, which has stood along the water since 1910, added a glass loft ...

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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.

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'Storm Surge' by Adam Sobel, 'Superstorm' by Kathryn Miles, on Hurricane Sandy

Washington Post: National Weather Service forecaster James Cisco captured the growing dread Americans felt in late October 2012 as Hurricane Sandy bore down on the East Coast. Writing in an obscure Weather Service bulletin, he warned that the storm was expected to ...

‘Storm Surge’ by Adam Sobel, ‘Superstorm’ by Kathryn Miles, on Hurricane Sandy

Adam Sobel and Kathryn Miles reveal the science and human tragedies of Hurricane Sandy in separate books.

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