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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 ...
Two Years After Epiphany During Hurricane Sandy, New York Entrepreneurs

- 6 days ago @ prweb.com: “It's hard to believe that it has been two years since my colleagues and I tried to conduct business amid Hurricane Sandy-soaked streets and had the epiphany that we could impact the future of cause marketing,” said Syd Dufton, president and CEO of WeWIN.

City hosts Hurricane Sandy job fair, pledges local hiring preference

- 5 days ago @ nydailynews.com: Mayor de Blasio kicked off a Far Rockaway job fair for work in the Hurricane Sandy recovery effort and said residents of hard-hit neighborhoods would get first dibs on rebuilding jobs. The fair drew hundreds of people looking for job openings in ...

Hurricane Sandy rebuilding to be offered to locals first: De Blasio

- 5 days ago @ nydailynews.com: Residents of neighborhoods hard-hit by Hurricane Sandy will get first dibs on rebuilding jobs, Mayor de Blasio said Wednesday at a Queens job fair. The Far Rockaway fair drew hundreds of people looking for jobs in construction, landscaping and office work.

For Westchester County, Hurricane Sandy's Effects Still Felt

- 5 days ago @ westchestermagazine.com: "After Hurricane Sandy, the Har-Tru on the tennis courts was completely washed away; the air structures were covered in mud from being underwater; the deck overlooking the Hudson River was gone. My partner and I leased it from the original owner and ...

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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.

Sound Engineering Advice - Home Elevation with The Sandy Solution™

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 ...

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.

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

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

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

TIME: Meteorologist Gary Szatkowski was reconsidering. He hadn't slept well that night, and when he walked into the forecasting room that morning, he could tell his staff hadn't, either. Even from his office, he could hear the ceaseless ringing of the phones ...

'Superstorm' crafts narrative from Sandy's wrath

In 2012, that one storm was Superstorm Sandy, a hurricane that grew larger even as it lost its tropical characteristics and combined with an early winter storm and blast of arctic air. The "Frankenstorm" slammed the mid-Atlantic coast with a devastating storm surge, causing an estimated $62 billion in damage and losses in the U.S., leaving millions without power and killing at least 125 people ...

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 ...

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LAST MAJOR HURRICANE..

Hurricane Gonzalo makes landfall in Bermuda, Oct. 17, 2014

ABC News: 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.

Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo Comes Ashore on Bermuda

ABC News: 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.

Bermuda prepares for Hurricane Gonzalo to hit on Friday

The last major hurricane to strike Bermuda was Fabian in 2003, a Category 3 storm that killed four people. The last major hurricane to cross land in the Atlantic Basin was Hurricane Sandy in 2012, which hit Cuba as a Category 3 storm. Fox said the ...

Hurricane Gonzalo bears down on Bermuda as a Category 4 storm

The last major hurricane to strike Bermuda was Fabian in 2003, a Category 3 storm that killed four people. The last major hurricane to cross land in the Atlantic Basin was Hurricane Sandy in 2012, which hit Cuba as a ...

TWO YEARS 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 After Hurricane Sandy Hit the U.S., What Lessons Can We Learn From the Deadly Storm?

In an era of extreme weather, we have to keep the risk of weather disasters in the front of our minds, author says.

IN THE UNITED STATES..

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 ...

BY HURRICANE SANDY..

Inspired by Hurricane Sandy, N.J. 12-year-old continues Halloween costume

Stephanie Masapollo was 10-years-old when Hurricane Sandy hit, and like many children in the state, were mostly worried the Superstorm had delayed the trick-or-treating she'd be looking forward to for months. It just took the sight of washed away homes ...

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 ...

Hurricane Sandy rebuilding to be offered to locals first: De Blasio

New York Daily News: Residents of neighborhoods hard-hit by Hurricane Sandy will get first dibs on rebuilding jobs, Mayor de Blasio said Wednesday at a Queens job fair. The Far Rockaway fair drew hundreds of people looking for jobs in construction, landscaping and office work.

Sculpture Inspired by Hurricane Sandy on Display at International

The giant wave, located on Morey's Adventure Pier, has become an icon of the ArtBox with hundreds of guests taking their picture in front of the sculpture; made from post Hurricane Sandy reclaimed wood. “The wave was ...

Family Devastated By Hurricane Sandy Wins $20 Million Lottery, A

BEACHWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A large family that lives at the shore and suffered losses during Superstorm Sandy will share a $20 million lottery jackpot that one of the 17 siblings said will be "a great pick-me-up." Members of the ...

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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 ...

City hosts Hurricane Sandy job fair, pledges local hiring preference

Mayor de Blasio kicked off a Far Rockaway job fair for work in the Hurricane Sandy recovery effort and said residents of hard-hit neighborhoods would get first dibs on rebuilding jobs. The fair drew hundreds of people looking for job openings in ...

Two Years After Epiphany During Hurricane Sandy, New York Entrepreneurs

“It's hard to believe that it has been two years since my colleagues and I tried to conduct business amid Hurricane Sandy-soaked streets and had the epiphany that we could impact the future of cause marketing,” said Syd Dufton, president and CEO of WeWIN.

Two Years After Epiphany During Hurricane Sandy, New York Entrepreneurs

DigitalJournal.com: WeWIN was established in recognition of the immediate need for support and supplies the day after Hurricane Sandy hit. The New York City and Long Island-based team of entrepreneurs witnessed firsthand how people gravitated toward social media to try ...

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.

STORM SURGE..

'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 ...

Center of Hurricane Gonzalo moves over Bermuda

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Gonzalo is roaring toward the British territory of Bermuda as a powerful Category 4 storm and forecasters say it will likely bring damaging winds and life-threatening storm surge to the island in coming hours.

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