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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • PPL ranks No. 1 in customer service survey

    Customers ranked Allentown-based PPL Electric Utilities No. 1 in satisfaction among large electric companies in the Eastern United States. In a survey of residential customers by consumer research firm J.D. Power and Associates, PPL ranked first among 17...
  • Allentown motel must reimburse Hurricane Sandy guests

    An Allentown motel will pay more than $10,000 to guests to settle claims that it was price gouging during Hurricane Sandy, the state attorney general said. During the storm, the Rodeway Inn — formerly the EconoLodge Motel — at 2115 Downyflake...
  • If natural disaster strikes, you'll want these tools and supplies

    If natural disaster strikes, you'll want these tools and supplies
    Normally in my column I answer questions from people I've never met, but the inspiration for this column came at the dinner table recently. My oldest daughter and her husband are moving to California. We had a belated birthday celebration for both of...
  • Arena's first attraction: JOBS

    Arena's first attraction: JOBS
    More than 1,000 flocked to an Allentown arena job fair Thursday ... An Allentown motel will pay more than $10,000 to guests to settle claims that it was price gouging during Hurricane Sandy ... St. Luke's partners with Rodale Institute to grow food for...
  • The week in review: scams, refunds, recalls and other consumer news you need to know

    The week in review: scams, refunds, recalls and other consumer news you need to know
    Happy Monday! If you're looking for good news, you've come to the wrong place. If you want the dirt on the latest scams, accusations of fraud, recalls and other consumer news, read on for a summary of what the Watchdog dug up last week, from a GM car...
  • The carbon taxes we're already paying

    The carbon taxes we're already paying
    In June, a decades-long open secret hit the media like a typhoon: Climate change is the fundamental economic challenge of our time. The bipartisan troika of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, hedge fund mogul Tom Steyer and former Treasury...
  • Warming Effects Put Landmarks In Peril

    On this Independence Day, many Americans will visit Boston's historic Faneuil Hall, behind which stands a large statue of patriot Samuel Adams. Arms folded, grim-faced, Adams is portrayed as demanding that British troops be removed from the city after the...
  • Executive profile: Thomas Motamed of CNA Financial

    Executive profile: Thomas Motamed of CNA Financial
    Thomas Motamed, fresh out of law school, found the legal profession too dry. So at a friend's suggestion, he tried another field he thought might be more interesting: peddling life insurance. But that got old fast. "I really didn't like sitting...
  • Obama requests $3.7 billion to address influx of immigrant children

    Obama requests $3.7 billion to address influx of immigrant children
    — President Barack Obama asked Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to address the influx of children from Central America entering the country illegally, a first step in what the White House described as a broader effort to...
  • MTC, Ars Nova Partnership Premieres First New Stage Production

    The partnership between big-league Gotham nonprofit Manhattan Theater Club and scrappy new-work developer Ars Nova will yield its first full production with "By the Water," a new play by Sharyn Rothstein (pictured above) that bows this fall at City...
  • Mothers bring kids to Senate to push for EPA's climate change rule

    Mothers bring kids to Senate to push for EPA's climate change rule
    More than 200 mothers and their children marched to dozens of Senate offices Wednesday, carrying handwritten signs and calling for members of Congress to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed anti-pollution rules, which seek to...