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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • NY breaks ground on Coney Island beach-protection project

    New York elected officials have broken ground on a $25 million project to protect the shoreline at Coney Island. Sen. Charles Schumer says the Army Corps of Engineers project will replenish and repair beachfront areas damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012....
  • Correction: Pet Disaster Relief story

    In a story Feb. 14 about a trailer that would serve animals stranded in disasters, The Associated Press erroneously reported the organization that donated the trailer. It was the American Kennel Club, not the Westminster Kennel Club. A corrected...
  • Argonne wins grant to help transit agencies cope with emergencies

    Argonne wins grant to help transit agencies cope with emergencies
    Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory near Lemont have been awarded a $2.9 million federal grant to determine how transit systems in Chicago and other major cities can best cope with emergencies like massive snowstorms or flooding, officials...
  • New Jersey sends snow removal equipment to help Massachusetts dig out

    New Jersey is sending plows and other equipment to help Massachusetts with its big dig from record snowfall. The state Transportation Department says 35 DOT workers accompanied ten plows, six front-end loaders and ten small bulldozers on the trip north...
  • Thursday: Another glorious day

    Thursday: Another glorious day
    More glorious weather is on tap today, with sundrenched skies and pleasant temperatures. South Florida's Thursday forecast calls for afternoon highs in the mid 70s and evening readings in the low 50s. Friday should be sunny and mild during the day and...
  • Cool and sunny today

    Cool and sunny today
    After a brisk morning, it should be an overall cool, breezy day. South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls sunny skies with highs in the upper 60s and evening readings in the upper 50s. Thursday should be a few degrees warmer. Fizzle: From weather...
  • About Juno: The how and why of a blown forecast

    About Juno: The how and why of a blown forecast
    Those Lehigh Valley commuters dusting the powder off their windshields Tuesday morning undoubtedly cast their thoughts back a day and concluded something had gone amiss in all the weather laboratories. Wasn't it supposed to snow 14 inches? Or was it...
  • Blizzard expected to bring New York to standstill; subway to shut down

    Sidewalks vanished beneath white mounds. The view of Manhattan was swallowed in a mass of gray. The lights even went out on Broadway. And that was before the storm trumpeted as a potentially record-setting blizzard had fully settled over the frigid...
  • A1A traffic shift to occur on Tuesday

    A1A traffic shift to occur on Tuesday
    — The restoration of a storm-ravaged section of A1A hits a milestone Tuesday, when traffic in both directions shifts to new pavement on the road's west side between Northeast 14th Court and Northeast 16th Street. That area's new brick paver...
  • Throngs of New York commuters rush home as blizzard intensifies

    As a powerful blizzard barreled toward the Northeast, commuters were learning the hard way that it was becoming more difficult to get anywhere from here. For a region that lives on its roads and mass transit, the late afternoon and evening hours of...
  • Northeast prepares for 'crippling and potentially historic blizzard'

    Northeast prepares for 'crippling and potentially historic blizzard'
    Snowplows at the ready, the Northeast braced for what forecasters warned could be a “crippling and potentially historic blizzard” that could dump up to 3 feet of snow from Philadelphia to Boston starting Monday. Tens of millions of...