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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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  • Christie marks 300th home acquired under post-Sandy program

    Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday more than 300 homes have now been acquired by the state under a post-Superstorm Sandy buyout program, as he blasted other homeowners for refusing to give the state the right to build protective dunes on their properties....
  • Ex-state official fined for Superstorm Sandy ethics breach

    A former state emergency management official has been fined $4,000 for diverting crisis recovery workers to remove a fallen tree from his driveway during response to widespread Supestorm Sandy devastation. The state Joint Commission on Public Ethics...
  • $42 million 'nose-to-tail' upgrade for 2 hurricane hunters

    The hurricane planes known affectionately as "Miss Piggy" and "Kermit" are getting new Rolls-Royce engines, new wings and better radar. Every hurricane season for nearly four decades, the two technologically packed planes have flown into storms at speeds...
  • Ellis Island museum reopening aided by New Jersey company

    A new addition to Ellis Island's Immigration Museum is having its grand opening next week after numerous delays following the destruction of Superstorm Sandy. The Daily Record reports (http://dailyre.co/1Bm3CNl ) the Wednesday opening of the Peopling...
  • New Jersey college archiving oral history of Sandy

    Students at a New Jersey college have joined the push to preserve memories of a storm that destroyed homes and businesses along the shore. The College of New Jersey has launched an oral history archive to collect the experiences of people hit hard by...
  • Saved from Sandy: Shorebird efforts are declared a success

    A crash program to restore New Jersey bay and ocean beaches wrecked by Superstorm Sandy appears to have succeeded in saving tens of thousands of shorebirds that otherwise might have died after the 2012 storm wiped out their feeding grounds. It's a rare...
  • Northeast marinas scramble to repair damage from deep freeze

    The deep freeze that gripped the Northeast last winter dealt a severe blow to marinas and yacht clubs: Ice snapped pilings in half, shredded wooden docks and left behind wreckage that many compare to the effects of a hurricane. After a scramble to get...
  • State agrees to pay $7.6M to firm that handled Sandy program

    Republican Gov. Chris Christie's administration has reached a deal to pay $7.6 million to a firm the state contracted to help handle applications for its Superstorm Sandy housing recovery program. The state Department of Community Affairs reached the...
  • Touting repaired boardwalk, de Blasio ventures to Rockaways

    For the second straight day, Mayor Bill de Blasio ventured to a section of the city where he has not always received the warmest of welcomes. But on Friday in the Rockaways, unlike on Staten Island the day before, he largely heard cheers. That was in...
  • NYSEG asking state officials for rate hike

    New York State Electric & Gas Corp. is seeking a rate hike. The utility is proposing an increase that would raise average residential electric bills by $8 a month and average residential natural gas bills by $10 a month. Increases could be higher or...
  • Jersey shore still recovering as third post-Sandy summer nears

    Jersey shore still recovering as third post-Sandy summer nears
    TOMS RIVER, N.J. — In the months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the Jersey shore, Gov. Chris Christie warned residents the damage would not be quickly undone. Things would only look moderately better in the first summer after the storm, he said,...