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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Brett Brenner: Be prepared before, after severe weather strikes

    More than 200 people died in Florida during the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons. It was not the fierce winds and flying debris that claimed the majority of these lives, but preventable accidents. As we begin the 2014 hurricane season, the Electrical...
  • No denying climate change deniers

    People who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid known as global warming-climate change are not just "deniers"; we are guilty of a "nihilistic refusal" to address the issue. So says a Washington Post editorial commenting favorably on Monday's Supreme Court...
  • 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...
  • Since Sandy, a storm pattern of costly stumbles in New Jersey

    Since Sandy, a storm pattern of costly stumbles in New Jersey
    When New Jersey officials were ready to start rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy roared up the Atlantic Coast in October 2012, they were determined not to repeat the mistakes of disasters past. So Richard Constable III, head of the state Department of...