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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Ebola scams spreading as fears mount

    Ebola scams spreading as fears mount
    I can't tell you whether to believe assurances from those in power that the deadly Ebola virus will be kept in check, but there's no doubt that panicking can expose you to harm. Scams related to the Ebola outbreak are spreading and you aren't immune....
  • Installation of new generators part of upgrades at Savage water plant

    Installation of new generators part of upgrades at Savage water plant
    A project to install emergency generators at the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant at 8900 Greenwood Place in Savage is scheduled to begin Monday. Three 2,500-kilowatt emergency power generators and 15-kilovolt switchgear will be installed to...
  • Atlantic City's housing market can't catch break

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — It was a more optimistic time 11 years ago when David Welsh, a city tree-trimmer in search of a house, heard of one about to go on the market and raced over to make an offer. After haggling, Welsh was able to buy the 1925...
  • Atlantic City struggles to recover from failed casinos, Hurricane Sandy

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. It was a more optimistic time 11 years ago when David Welsh, a city tree trimmer in search of a house, heard of one about to go on the market and raced over to make an offer. After haggling, Welsh was able to buy the 1925 two-story...
  • IronPigs crew lends a hand to bring Coplay's Balliet Stadium back to life

    Once upon a time, Coplay's Balliet Stadium was considered the baseball mecca around here. It was the place Legion tournaments were played and high school championships were decided. Now, the mecca is Coca-Cola Park, home of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs....
  • Did Occupy L.A. leave a legacy? Just look beyond the City Hall lawn

    Did Occupy L.A. leave a legacy? Just look beyond the City Hall lawn
    Remember this moment? Eric Garcetti (when he was L.A. City Council president) walked out to the lawn in front of City Hall and proclaimed to a sea of tent dwellers: “Stay as long as you need, we’re here to support you.” It was three...
  • Despite Atlantic City closures, most casinos thriving

    Recent casino failures in Atlantic City may influence Massachusetts residents when they vote this fall on whether to repeal a law allowing casinos in their state. But if they look beyond New Jersey, they will find casinos thriving in almost every other...
  • Will a tropical system usher in dry season this year?

    Will a tropical system usher in dry season this year?
    South Florida's dry season usually starts in mid-October, and sometimes it's ushered in by a tropical system. That's what happened two years ago, when Hurricane Sandy drew close enough to South Florida to deliver much cooler, dry air in its wake - and...
  • Saybrook Inn Celebrates 25 Years With New 'Taste' Menu

    Saybrook Inn Celebrates 25 Years With New 'Taste' Menu
    All Mary Tagliatela wanted was a small beach house on the water. "And this is what I got," she says, standing on the patio of the Saybrook Point Inn, Marina and Spa at a recent party to celebrate the hotel's 25th anniversary and to benefit the Lyme...
  • MICA's 2013 Remodeler of the Year winners

    Projects such as historic restorations and whole-house redos reveal that beauty and excellence are in the details. Every year, the Maryland Improvement Contractor Association (MICA) selects winners for its Remodeler of the Year (ROYAL) Awards. Here,...
  • NYC restaurants rack up Michelin stars in record numbers

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A record 73 restaurants in New York City collected coveted Michelin stars on Tuesday as a mix of trendy spots and fine-dining stalwarts underscored the Big Apple's standing as a top-notch U.S. culinary destination. In the 10th...