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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 ...
Menendez, Pallone want FEMA to forgive some Hurricane Sandy debts

- 2 weeks ago @ UNION BEACH — Hundreds of Hurricane Sandy victims may have received too much in financial aid – or may not have even been eligible for that federal assistance – but shouldn't be required to pay it back if the government was to blame for the mistake ...

Christie's State of the State, Hurricane Sandy response, benefits of protest

- 1 week ago @ I listened to Governor Christie's State of the State and couldn't believe my ears. He was not talking to New Jersey but to target Republicans across the nation. In addition, he censored the New Jersey media in favor of a national media audience behind ...

High, Wide Sand Dunes Worked During Hurricane Sandy, Report Finds

- 1 week ago @ The Coastal Research Center at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey studied the state's beaches just before and after Superstorm Sandy in October 2012. It found beaches with higher, wider dunes protected better against the storm than beaches ...

Over $1 million federal grant to reimburse Westchester for removing Hurricane

- 1 week ago @ WHITE PLAINS – FEMA will reimburse Westchester County over $1.1 million for removal of debris caused by Hurricane Sandy. The grant will cover the removal of large downed trees, hanging and leaning branches, and uprooted stumps as well as ...

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Still recovering from Hurricane Sandy, Island Beach State Park gets new additions

Stil recovering from Hurricane Sandy, Island Beach State Park has some new additions, including the restoration of Fisherman's Walkway and some property at the entrance to the park.

Iconic New York Chocolate Company ‘Madelaine’ Finds New Life After Sandy

Chocoholics rejoice! A New York City chocolate institution has new life after Superstorm Sandy nearly washed it up.

Sandy aid: Hard-hit towns should get more disaster funds, lawmakers say

After developers in towns that were largely unscathed by Hurricane Sandy got millions in federal disaster relief funds that were distributed by the state, the state Assembly today passed a bill to change the way the state should dole out disaster aid

Spray-On Antenna Is Being Deployed For Disaster Communications

When disaster strikes, one of the first victims is often the communications system. With cell towers down, power out and phone lines down, even areas within the developed world can become completely isolated, as we saw with Hurricane Sandy. A novel technology addresses this problem in ways you can't imagine.

New Jersey demolishing hundreds of Sandy-damaged homes

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey officials are moving to demolish hundreds of homes that were ravaged by Hurricane Sandy.

De Blasio Contrasts Blizzard Response to 2010 Storm, Hurricane Sandy

New York Observer: He also pointed to the failure of the city to fully impress upon residents of waterfront neighborhoods the dangers presented by Hurricane Sandy. This, he suggested—coupled with the relatively soft landing of Hurricane Irene in 2011, despite forecasts ...

FEMA grants $4 million for Hurricane Sandy Glen Island Park repairs

Mid-Hudson News: “This Westchester treasure suffered serious damage during Hurricane Sandy and this federal disaster assistance goes a long way in taking the cost burden of repairs off of taxpayers and reassuring local residents that the federal government will be ...

'Historic' storm tests 2 governors -- again

Two political stars are being put to the test as a massive storm being billed as "life threatening" and "potentially historic" sweeps its way into the Northeast.