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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Sign language is not performance art [Commentary]

    Sign language is not performance art [Commentary]
    In the midst of the misery of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the media fell in love with then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's sign language interpreter, Lydia Callis, who captivated audiences with her expressive renderings of Mr. Bloomberg's humdrum press...
  • How clean is your beach's water?

     
    Talk about "Jersey Strong." After having no top beaches in an annual water quality report in 2013, the Garden State's beaches showed a remarkable ability to rebound in 2013. It's time for the annual "Testing the Waters" report by the National Resources...
  • Hoping Coplay's Balliet Stadium comes back to life

     
    I never talked to him about before he died on Christmas Day in 1992, but I have a strong hunch that my grandfather, Frank Groller, intentionally picked his gravesite to be near Coplay's Balliet Stadium. I visited the site last week and it's just a long...
  • Port Everglades gets good news from Florida Senate money chairman

    Port Everglades gets good news from Florida Senate money chairman
    One of Broward’s top priorities – money for expansion at Port Everglades – is likely to fare well in the annual legislative session that begins Tuesday. That was the message delivered by state Sen. Joe Negron this week to Broward Days,...
  • How much house can you really afford?

    My husband and I are house hunting. We have spent many late nights poring over spreadsheets and arguing over whether buying a new home is best seen as an investment, a savings vehicle or a lifestyle choice. Most of all, we can't believe the way prices are...
  • Moderates win the day in off-year election

    Moderates win the day in off-year election
    Republican Gov. Chris Christie rolled to easy reelection Tuesday in New Jersey, setting up an expected 2016 presidential bid, while former national Democratic Party Chairman Terry McAuliffe squeezed past his tea party Republican opponent to seize the...
  • New satellite to improve tropical forecasts

    New satellite to improve tropical forecasts
    Armed with high-tech sensors, a new satellite should help the National Hurricane Center better project where tropical systems might hit, something it already does with near pinpoint accuracy. The satellite also should better predict how strong storms...
  • Chan Lowe: The typhoon in the Philippines

    Chan Lowe: The typhoon in the Philippines
    A letter to the editor appeared on my proofreading screen earlier today that caught my attention.   It contended that the United States, already being in financial straits, should not be expected to act as the world’s caretaker. After all, no...
  • Raffael 'Ralph' Crockett, CEO of BrightStar Credit Union

    Raffael 'Ralph' Crockett, CEO of BrightStar Credit Union
        Q: BrightStar has 54,000 members. How do you grow a credit union? Our mantra has been that we guarantee great service every time. People will remember and refer their friends, members will be happy and growth continues. Q: Did credit unions...
  • Red Granite and the big bad 'Wolf.' Disney's Iger takes pay cut.

    Red Granite and the big bad 'Wolf.' Disney's Iger takes pay cut.
    After the coffee. Before slipping out early for Christmas Eve reflecting. The Skinny: Have you been naughty or nice this year? Either way we have a Morning Fix for you. Today's headlines on what will likely be a short day for most include a look at...
  • A life-saving gift for 2014 [Editorial]

    A life-saving gift for 2014  [Editorial]
    For those looking for a fairly simple and pain-free resolution for the new year, here's one: Get a carbon monoxide detector for your home or business or both. If you already have one, perhaps it's time to change the batteries or at least test them. On...