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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

A collection of news and information related to Hurricane Sandy (2012) published by this site and its partners.

Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Thousands still without power in southern New Jersey

    Thousands of utility customers in southern New Jersey are still without power, four days after a line of powerful storms blew across the state. Atlantic City Electric says about 34,700 customers were still without service early Saturday night, mainly...
  • Rhode Island beach closed to protect birds, part reopens

    Environmental officials have reopened part of Rhode Island beach that had been temporarily off-limits to protect young shore birds. The Department of Environmental Management on Friday reopened parts of East Beach/Ninigret Conservation Area that had been...
  • Freighter docks at Waukegan Harbor for first time since 2012

    Freighter docks at Waukegan Harbor for first time since 2012
    For the first time since wave action from Superstorm Sandy blocked the entrance to Waukegan Harbor with sediment in October 2012, a bulk freighter was able to sail through the entrance channel last weekend to unload material for harborside business....
  • Christie: FEMA in New Jersey to assess storm damage

    Gov. Chris Christie said that he will only seek a disaster declaration for damage incurred by Tuesday's storms if it's needed to help residents get enhanced assistance or federal relief more quickly. Christie made the comments on Friday as Federal...
  • White House Brief: Things to know about Gov. Chris Christie

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is joining the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and plans to announce that Tuesday. Here's a quick snapshot of things to know about him. ___ THE BRIEF "Sit down and shut up!" ''Get the hell off the...
  • Growing gridlock in New Jersey affects roads, rails

    Each weekday morning, drivers heading from New Jersey into New York City do battle in one of the most congested metropolitan regions in the country, where the term "rush hour" is a cruel misnomer. For those who ride the rails to avoid the traffic jams, a...
  • Man gets 14 years in prison for Sandy gas station threat

    A man convicted of threatening a motorist with a handgun while cutting in line at a gas station during the fuel shortage caused by Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. Sean Bailey was sentenced Thursday after being convicted in June...
  • Study: Weather patterns that bring heatwaves happening more

    Daily weather patterns have changed in recent decades, making eastern North America, Europe and western Asia more prone to nastier summer heatwaves that go beyond global warming, a new study finds. A team of climate scientists at Stanford University...
  • Newport News Marine Terminal processes record vehicle units in May

     Newport News Marine Terminal processes record vehicle units in May
    A surge in vehicle units has pushed ro-ro operations at the Newport News Marine Terminal — that's "roll on, roll off" — to levels not seen since January 1988. The Virginia Port Authority, which operates terminals in Portsmouth, Newport...
  • A tale of two Park Ridges from Illinois to New Jersey

    A tale of two Park Ridges from Illinois to New Jersey
    Terry Maguire and Marty Maloney have never met, but they share something very unique in common: Both men can introduce themselves as the "mayor of Park Ridge." For Maguire, Park Ridge is a borough in northeastern New Jersey, roughly 822 miles east of...
  • Hillsboro blames Deerfield, Boca for loss of beach

    Hillsboro blames Deerfield, Boca for loss of beach
    Keeping Hillsboro Beach from looking more like Hillsboro Cliffs was the aim of a $6.4 million beach renourishment project the Town Commission approved in 2010. But the sand for what some consider a private beach didn't stick around for nearly as long as...