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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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  • New committee attempting to bring back the lights and life at Coplay's Sammy Balliet Stadium

    It was once the mecca of local baseball, hosting games of all varieties throughout the spring and summer. It hosted high school baseball's league and district championship games as well as American Legion state and regional tournaments. For several...
  • Hurricane Arthur slams New England coast

    Hurricane Arthur slams New England coast
    Hurricane Arthur, the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, pounded the Massachusetts coast Friday night after hitting the Outer Banks of North Carolina late Thursday and early Friday. The storm, a wet and windy spoiler of the Independence Day holiday...
  • Bring it, zombie apocalypse! Campers learn how to defeat flesh-eating foes

    It's 9 a.m. on a recent Saturday and I am one of 20 day campers sitting around a fire pit in rural central New Jersey. Doused in suntan lotion and bug spray, we are all there for the same reason: to learn survival skills, particularly those meant to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Consumer Reports: Eight home insurance policy shockers

    You probably bought your homeowners insurance policy years ago, then stuffed it in a file somewhere. Will it be there for you when you need it? asks ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports. Here's how to protect yourself:...
  • 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...
  • Barry Ritholtz: Red Cross must reveal how it spent Superstorm Sandy donations

    Whenever there is some global catastrophe, we break out the checkbook, sending a donation to the Red Cross. Whether it's an earthquake in Haiti or a tsunami in Japan, many people's natural inclination is to send money to one of world's best-known...
  • Water quality improves at New Jersey beaches

    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 last year. It's time for the annual "Testing the Waters" report by the National...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti sets up a nonprofit to aid city initiatives

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti sets up a nonprofit to aid city initiatives
    Faced with limited financial resources at City Hall, Mayor Eric Garcetti has created a nonprofit organization to raise money for some of his initiatives, including efforts to boost cultural tourism, find summer jobs for low-income teens and revitalize the...
  • The nice Chris Christie no match for Hillary Clinton

    The nice Chris Christie no match for Hillary Clinton
    These days, Chris Christie will go just about anywhere. He no longer wants to be seen as the in-your-face governor of New Jersey, but as the genial ambassador from the Republican Governors Association who just wants to help, or as the non-presidential...