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Rutgers' 2013 spring game uniforms honor Hurricane Sandy victims

SB Nation: Rutgers. Rutgers will wear special uniforms in their spring game to show they still remember the victims of Hurricane Sandy, which caused 37 fatalities in New Jersey while causing an estimated $30 billion in damage.  Share on Facebook ·  Tweet post ...
Hurricane Sandy victims allege engineering report alterations

- 1 week ago @ america.aljazeera.com: Victoria Marvelli and her husband, Al Marvelli, thought they had finally made it. Just two days before Christmas in 2011, they closed on their dream home, nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac right on the water in the quiet coastal town of Seaford, New York.

New merchants association formed to help businesses still recovering from

- 1 week ago @ silive.com: ... N.Y. -- Merchants along Midland Avenue -- many still recovering from Hurricane Sandy more that two years after the storm devastated the area -- will finally get some relief to revitalize their business district with the formation of a new merchants ...

Firefighters honored for Hurricane Sandy

- 1 week ago @ thelandmark.com: Christine Smith photo The Sterling Board of Selectmen recently recognized several members of the town's fire department with citations in honor of their participation in relief efforts in Long Beach, New York after the devastation left behind by ...

Hurricane Sandy payments could be delayed if shutdown happens, Obama

- 1 week ago @ nj.com: WASHINGTON — Hurricane Sandy victims face delays in government payments if the U.S. Homeland Security Department shuts down Saturday because Congress can't pass a spending bill, the agency secretary said today. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh ...

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Pallone says FEMA should notify Hurricane Sandy victims of fraud allegations

NJ.com: WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency should tell Hurricane Sandy victims of ongoing allegations of fraud and make sure they get they get the information they need to challenge any rejected claims, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. said ...

FEMA settles first wave of NY, NJ Sandy insurance litigation

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal disaster relief officials have settled with a first swath of Hurricane Sandy victims who were denied insurance claims or underpaid for property damage caused by the historic 2012 storm, attorneys said on Tuesday. New York and New Jersey residents have launched about 1,500 court cases over Sandy flood claims, accusing private insurance companies ...

NJ TRANSIT receives $147M grant for Sandy repairs

NEWARK, N.J. — NJ TRANSIT received an additional $147 million from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to strengthen and repair two rail lines and a light rail line damaged by Hurricane Sandy, NJ Advance Media reported.

Hurricane Sandy Victims Reach First Set of FEMA Insurance Settlements

Insurance Journal: A three-judge panel overseeing the Hurricane Sandy cases “has worked extremely hard on this and I want to be sure they approve what we are doing in all aspects,” Mostyn said. The “framework” for the settlements will later be presented for their review.

MacArthur demands FEMA chief step down

A New Jersey congressman is asking for an investigation of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the resignation of its top official after reports that FEMA was aware that insurance companies fraudulently denied full payouts to Hurricane Sandy victims.

Lawyer for Sandy victims says settlement needs to include all homeowners

A lawyer representing hundreds of Hurricane Sandy victims said there could be more than 10,000 damage claims that were fraudulently handled by insurance companies

NJ Transit receives $147M grant to fix Hurricane Sandy damage

NJ.com: Early last month, NJ Transit and Stevens Institute of Technology received an $843,750 federal grant to develop a system to warn of flooding, such as the storm surges that damaged 319 trains stored in low lying areas after Sandy. Seven locomotives and ...

Schumer seeks support for FEMA bill that will save Hurricane Sandy victims money

SILive.com: STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Hoping to spare Hurricane Sandy victims additional headaches, Sen. Charles Schumer is co-sponsoring a bill that would stop the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from collecting excess money it handed out to ...

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Hurricane Sandy Fraud Allegations: New York and New Jersey US Senators

A house was pushed off it's foundation during Hurricane Sandy in 2012 on Long Beach Island, New Jersey. U.S. senators from New Jersey and New York are now calling for congressional oversight hearings into allegations of fraud within FEMA's National ...

Booker, Menendez seek U.S. Senate hearings into possible Hurricane Sandy

NJ.com: WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker today called for congressional hearings into allegations of fraud in damage payments to Hurricane Sandy victims. The two Democratic senators from New Jersey, joined by Democratic U.S. ...

This Sleek Solar Backpack Was Inspired By Hurricane Sandy

Co.Exist: If you plan to camp this summer, here's new equipment you might want to take along: a portable solar backpack. Lightweight and durable, it will power your lights and your music player—you can top it up whenever there's sun. And this one is ...

The Storm after the Storm

CBS News: The following is a script from "The Storm after the Storm" which aired on March 1, 2015. Sharyn Alfonsi is the correspondent. Oriana Zill de Granados and Michael Rey, producers. When Hurricane Sandy made its way towards the East Coast in the fall of ...

Booker, Menendez seek U.S. Senate hearings into possible Hurricane Sandy fraud (VIDEO)

New Jersey's U.S. senators requested a congressional hearing into allegations of fraudulent engineering reports used to deny damage claims by Hurricane Sandy victims.

The Storm after the Storm

Sharyn Alfonsi investigates allegations that thousands of homeowners were denied their flood insurance claims after Hurricane Sandy because of fraudulent engineers' reports

FEMA: Evidence of fraud in Hurricane Sandy reports

FEMA official says he has seen evidence of fraud in engineering reports used to deny thousands of Hurricane Sandy claims

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Hurricane Sandy victims allege engineering report alterations

Al Jazeera America: Victoria Marvelli and her husband, Al Marvelli, thought they had finally made it. Just two days before Christmas in 2011, they closed on their dream home, nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac right on the water in the quiet coastal town of Seaford, New York.

Hurricane Sandy Victims Seek Payout as FEMA Presses Insurers

John Clancy says his insurer, an Allstate Corp. unit, paid just $46,000 of the more than $200,000 in repairs needed on his 86-year-old house in Keansburg, New Jersey. The inspector surveyed the damage and concluded it was all storm related, Clancy said, but the final engineer’s report blamed the devastation mostly on long-term rot instead of the storm surge from Sandy Hook Bay, just four blocks ...

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New merchants association formed to help businesses still recovering from

SILive.com: ... N.Y. -- Merchants along Midland Avenue -- many still recovering from Hurricane Sandy more that two years after the storm devastated the area -- will finally get some relief to revitalize their business district with the formation of a new merchants ...

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Bon Jovi sponsors eatery in Hurricane Sandy-ravaged Jersey shore town

The Trentonian: Bon Jovi sponsors eatery in Hurricane Sandy-ravaged Jersey shore town. By Wayne Parry, The Associated Press. Posted: 02/24/15, 1:42 PM EST |. # Comments. UNION BEACH >> Rocker and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi is sponsoring a community ...

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