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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Increase the state's investment in clean, renewable energy

    Increase the state's investment in clean, renewable energy
    Most of us don't think much about the energy we use every day. We flip the switch and the lights come on — like magic. But the energy we rely on has to be generated by something. And how we generate that energy has a direct bearing on health,...
  • State cuts Jersey Central Power& Light rates by $34.3M

    New Jersey's Public Utilities Board has cut Jersey Central Power & Light rates by $34.3 million. The ruling made Wednesday means a JCP&L customer that uses 1,000 kilowatt hours of electricity a month will save about $1.68 on their monthly bill, or just...
  • Speaking from the heart, climate scientists launch personal campaign

    When Hurricane Floyd hit New Jersey in September 1999, 12-year-old Erika Navarro dashed out to her driveway to experience the storm firsthand. For at least 10 minutes she stood in the wind and pelting rain, watching the lake across the street flood its...
  • Nameberry: Names on the verge of extinction

    Nameberry: Names on the verge of extinction
    Gary was widely trumpeted this week as being a name on the brink of extinction, but with 442 baby boys named Gary in the U.S. in the most recent year counted, the reality is: Far from it. But there are other names, once popular, with centuries-deep...
  • NYC officials, activists oppose ocean gas terminal

    Some New York City elected officials and environmentalists rallied on Monday against a plan to build a liquid natural gas terminal near New York Harbor and called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to veto the proposal they deemed an environmental danger....
  • Newport to seek more federal money for Cliff Walk repairs

    Newport is asking for more money from Washington to fix the Cliff Walk, the state's most visited tourist site. About $347,000 would come from federal disaster relief funds set aside after Superstorm Sandy in 2012 and would repair the nearby trail's...
  • Bethlehem panel advances plan for manufacturing plant at Lehigh Valley Industrial Park VII

    Bethlehem panel advances plan for manufacturing plant at Lehigh Valley Industrial Park VII
    Reeb Millwork Corp. of Fountain Hill cleared a hurdle Thursday in its quest to build a 175,000-square-foot facility in Bethlehem and eventually add up to 150 jobs. The Bethlehem Planning Commission unanimously approved a land development plan for Reeb'...
  • Wounded Warrior Project: Big and getting bigger

    Americans must be increasingly curious about Wounded Warrior Project with its ubiquitous TV appeals for donations to help veterans of our longest wars, in Iraq and Afghanistan, recover and transition to civilian life. Operation Iraqi Freedom, after all,...
  • Ewert and the Two Dragons faced bad luck before Friday's L.A. date

    Ewert and the Two Dragons faced bad luck before Friday's L.A. date
    Ewert and the Two Dragons’ new album, “Circles,” opens with the line, “And I never thought I’d find my way home.” It’s a question the band members are likely asking themselves as they head to Los Angeles for the...
  • Lawsuit: Insurance company manipulated software after Sandy

    A New Jersey couple sued an insurance company Friday, claiming it defrauded them out of the sales tax in their Superstorm Sandy claim, and their lawyer said others might also have been affected. Charles and Beverly Mooney sued in federal court, seeking...
  • Oswego Harbor's 130-year-old breakwater will be rebuilt

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to rebuild the massive Lake Ontario breakwater built more than a century ago to protect Oswego Harbor. Congressman John Katko of the Syracuse area says the nearly $19 million project will likely start in July....