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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 ...
Fortescue bay community still recovering two years after Hurricane Sandy

- 5 days ago @ nj.com: A small home sat on pilings overlooking the Delaware Bay, its chipped green paint exposing the wood underneath. The glass door and broken windows let passersby see in through the once-white tattered curtains. As the wind blew across the high tide, ...

Poll shows 72% of residents in areas hit hard by Hurricane Sandy have fully

- 4 days ago @ nydailynews.com: Two years after Hurricane Sandy, 72% of residents in hard-hit areas believe their neighborhoods have completely recovered, according to a poll released Sunday. The Associated Press and NORC Public Affairs Research surveyed residents in 12 ...

Grief caused by Hurricane Sandy continues to hang over hard-hit Staten Island

- 4 days ago @ nydailynews.com: When Tommy Cunsolo fled from his storm-battered Staten Island house with his entire family at the peak of Hurricane Sandy he never thought they'd still be living in apartments two years later. “We always look for things to happen quickly in New York ...

Many still await help, wrapped in Hurricane Sandy web of bureaucracy

- 3 days ago @ silive.com: Critics of the new Hurricane Sandy recovery bureaucracy say the strategy is not the right one to get the job done. "One of the problems is the government is not very good at rebuilding individual houses," said Nicole Gelinas of the Manhattan Institute ...

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Storm surge: Hurricane Sandy

RealClimate: Sandy was the largest hurricane ever observed in the several decades since good measurements of hurricane size have existed in the Atlantic. At its landfall, gale-force winds covered a large fraction of the Eastern Seaboard and an enormous patch of ...

Obama held secret meeting on response to Hurricane Sandy

Washington Times: On Monday, President Obama held an off-the-books meeting with top administration officials to walk through the federal government's response to Hurricane Sandy, which devastated parts of the East Coast in 2012. The meeting was not on Mr. Obama's ...

Gov. Chris Christie: Cory Gardner, wrong on Hurricane Sandy, right for the Senate

Christie and other New Jersey officials were livid last year when Colorado's Republican congressmen who had opposed the $50 billion Hurricane Sandy relief package asked for some of the money to help with the Centennial's state historic flooding. “They ...

Chris Christie tells heckler off at Hurricane Sandy event: 'Sit down and shut up'

New York Daily News: A heckler critical of Chris Christie's post-Sandy efforts created a perfect storm at an anniversary event Wednesday, prompting the bellicose governor to tell him to “sit down and shut up.” Jim Keady, 43, a Spring Lake, New Jersey resident whose ...

The US is losing the battle to predict the next Hurricane Sandy

Mashable: Hurricane Sandy, which made landfall near Brigantine, New Jersey, on Oct. 29, 2012, was a showcase of modern weather forecasting — but not necessarily one enabled by American engineering. The storm shined a spotlight on the superiority of a computer ...

Photos: Hurricane Sandy Devastated NYC Two Years Ago Today

Gothamist: Two years ago today, Hurricane Sandy clobbered the tri-state area, leaving in its wake a massive amount of destruction that has cost billions of dollars in repairs. There are memorial events happening across the city today—Occupy Sandy and the Times ...

When Chris Christie Met a Hurricane Sandy Heckler, the N.J. Governor

TheBlaze.com: The lifelong resident retorted that he “was here for a month after Sandy, and — ”. It was more easy pickings for Christie, who completed the man's thought: “— and there's been 23 months since then, when all you've been doing is flapping your mouth ...

4 Ways Hurricane Sandy Is Still Transforming NYC's Infrastructure

Gizmodo: Hurricane Sandy made landfall two years ago last night, sparking one of the largest natural disasters New York has ever seen. In the 24 months since, New York has changed in dozens of unexpected ways—and it's just going to change more. The storm was a ...

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TWO YEARS AFTER HURRICANE SANDY..

Shore's culture left upended, two years after Hurricane Sandy

Sunday September 28 2014 Dolores McHugh was away from her Ventnor home for 23 months after Hurricane Sandy, much of that time spent in the living room of her son's cramped EHT home. With the help of neighbors and volunteers like County Agencies ...

Stronger Family Bonds, Two Years After Hurricane Sandy

New York Times: Two years ago this week, Hurricane Sandy ripped through the region, forcing thousands of residents of New York and New Jersey out of their homes with wind, flood and fire. The New York Times asked readers who were affected to describe their lives today ...

Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, a Reminder of What Utilities Faced as the

Greentech Media: On October 24, 2012, just a few months after his site was acquired by The Weather Channel, Masters was busy writing about the formation of Hurricane Sandy on his popular meteorology and climate blog. That year had already tied for producing the ...

For those who remain, neighborhoods like 'ghost towns' two years after

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Fox Beach section of Oakwood Beach has always been a peaceful place to live, but two years after Hurricane Sandy devastated the once vibrant beachfront community, neighbors feel more like they're living in a ghost town.

Many battered by Superstorm Sandy still awaiting aid

Two years after Hurricane Sandy battered the Jersey Shore, the state has distributed about a quarter of the money allocated by the federal government, as thousands of homeowners await aid to rebuild.

Hurricane Sandy Anniversary 2014: NYC Victims Still Waiting For Home Repair Funding Two Years After Storm Hit New York

Charlie DePrimo’s modest two-story house is still being rebuilt two years after Hurricane Sandy tore through his sleepy Oakwood neighborhood on Staten Island’s exposed South Shore. The storm sent the Atlantic crashing across hundreds of yards of marshland to his doorstep the night of Oct. 29, 2012, smashing his basement windows and filling his cellar with eight feet of seawater.

Two Years after Hurricane Sandy, Infrastructure Upgrades

Two years ago, Hurricane Sandy produced damages of $68 billion. The states of New York and New Jersey invested in anti-flooding infrastructure, but more work needs to be done.

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Two years since Hurricane Sandy

wivb.com: HOBOKEN, N.J. (WIVB) - The October 29, 2012 superstorm devastated the New Jersey and New York coast, with catastrophic flooding. This once in a lifetime storm scenario is responsible for over 160 deaths, and an estimated $68 billion worth of damages.

It's Been Two Years Since Hurricane Sandy and We Still Haven't Recovered

BillMoyers.com: It's important to understand how Sandy continues to impact communities today. As Chris Mooney wrote for Mother Jones last year, “even as scientists continue to study and debate whether global warming is making hurricanes worse, hurricanes have ...

Life after Hurricane Sandy: Memorial events for 2nd Anniversary

MOONACHIE SANDY ANNIVERSARY:9a: U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) will be joined by Moonachie Mayor Dennis Vaccaro in recognizing two years since Hurricane Sandy by joining local community leaders to discuss Bergen County's ...

Hurricane Sandy In Photos: 15 Images Of Historic Storm And Its Aftermath

It has been two years since Hurricane Sandy , also known as Superstorm Sandy, formed in the western Caribbean and quickly began gaining strength. The historic storm would go on to ravage parts of Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic before marching up the U.S. Eastern Seaboard and colliding with the densely-populated coasts of New Jersey and New York.

Sandy Scorecard: 2 years later, aid disbursements a mixed bag

It's been two years since Hurricane Sandy hit, and while some Sandy aid program are making progress, others are still lagging behind. We got the latest numbers for four Sandy aid programs and will continue tracking the results in our interactive scorecard.

SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF HURRICANE SANDY..

Gov. Cuomo visits Staten Island to mark second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Governor Andrew Cuomo paid a visit to Oakwood Beach on the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, saying the state's buyout program and return to nature initiative in the area will be a model for the nation. The East Shore ...

Memorial events Wednesday mark second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

Then the waterfront will be transformed into a glowing memorial with hundreds holding miniature electric candles, as Sandy survivors and their supporters face the sea during the Light the Shore vigil. Candles are available for all participants. The ...

Marking Upcoming Second Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

CAPE MAY, NJ – On the cusp of the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy , Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today toured restoration projects at Reed's Beach and Cape May National Wildlife Refuge to repair and ...

HURRICANE SANDY TWO YEARS..

New York Today: Learning From Hurricane Sandy

We asked our readers to reflect on the lessons of Hurricane Sandy two years later. Seventy-seven responded. Ms. Murphy's insights ranged from the practical (“Water rises fast”) to the philosophical. “I continue to discover things we don't own anymore ...

Hurricane Sandy Two Years Later: Amid New Evacuation Routes, New Yorkers

Hurricane Sandy was the most destructive Atlantic hurricane since 1972 and the largest ever recorded. The greatest storm surges and flooding occurred in and around the New York City metropolitan area, causing historic wreckage, according to a report ...

Two Years After Sandy, See How Much It Changed the Neighborhoods It Hit

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy two years ago, shocking photos showed the huge extent of the destruction caused by the storm. Only days after the storm struck, before and after satellite images from Google revealed the widespread damage to coastal areas of New York and New Jersey. Last year, before and after photos showed progress but still a lot of work to be done. The post Two Years After Sandy ...

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Hurricane Sandy loans boost Brooklyn business

New York Daily News: BROOKLYN businesses leaned heavily on federal loans to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy. In the two years since the devastating storm, 33 borough businesses accepted $5.2 million through the federally funded Hurricane Sandy Business Loan and Grant ...

Grief caused by Hurricane Sandy continues to hang over hard-hit Staten Island

New York Daily News: When Tommy Cunsolo fled from his storm-battered Staten Island house with his entire family at the peak of Hurricane Sandy he never thought they'd still be living in apartments two years later. “We always look for things to happen quickly in New York ...

Poll shows 72% of residents in areas hit hard by Hurricane Sandy have fully

New York Daily News: Two years after Hurricane Sandy, 72% of residents in hard-hit areas believe their neighborhoods have completely recovered, according to a poll released Sunday. The Associated Press and NORC Public Affairs Research surveyed residents in 12 ...

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