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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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  • Bon Jovi, charities open hunger center at New Jersey shore

    Rock star and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi and local charities are opening an anti-hunger center in a section of the New Jersey shore devastated by Superstorm Sandy. The Jersey-born rocker and his Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation announced plans Tuesday for...
  • Ocean City beach-replenishment project may finish early

    A beach-replenishment project on a 2.6-mile stretch along the south end of this popular vacation resort, originally scheduled to take all summer to complete, will likely be finished by midseason, according to officials. And the idea that the huge,...
  • Allies of indicted senator Menendez launch defense website

    Allies of Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez have launched a coordinated public relations campaign to support him through what is likely to be a long and expensive legal fight over federal corruption charges. Menendez pleaded not guilty Thursday to...
  • Millions facing higher premium rates for flood insurance

    A $24 billion sea of red ink has millions of Americans in vulnerable flood zones, including homeowners still struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy, facing steep increases in flood insurance premiums. New legislation that went into effect this month...
  • Teaching hospitals may benefit from Schumer's likely ascension

    Teaching hospitals have an ally in New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer and are likely to benefit if, as expected, he becomes the Senate's next Democratic leader. Schumer could leverage his newfound influence in Congress to increase medical education...
  • Viking statue comes down on Chincoteague Island

    The huge Viking statue that stood sentinel over Chincoteague's Pony Swim Lane for more than three decades is no longer there, after the land on which it stood was put up for sale. Its removal came 1 1/2 years after the big man was restored and re-...
  • Herb Stark, Mooresville, N.C.

    Herb Stark, Mooresville, N.C.
    Age: 85 Writing letters since: The weekend after 9/11, mainly for the Chicago Tribune, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Newsday. "I try to send out a letter at least once a week. I enjoy doing them, and there is plenty to write about nowadays." Life...
  • Filing shows wide range of data sought from Port Authority

    A recent bond filing has captured the breadth of information sought by local and federal authorities from the embattled Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in the nearly 18 months since revelations surfaced about targeted lane closings at the George...
  • NY public housing to receive $100 million in energy upgrades

    Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro are announcing $100 million in investments to make New York City public housing more energy efficient. De Blasio said Thursday in Brooklyn that the series of contracts...
  • Poll: Christie job approval hits another low

    Gov. Chris Christie's job approval at home has sunk to a new low. A Rutgers-Eagleton poll out Thursday finds 54 percent of registered voters surveyed disapprove of the job Christie is doing. Forty-one percent approve. And more say the state is on the...
  • Christie sinks in New Jersey poll

    TRENTON, N.J. A majority of New Jersey voters disapprove of the job Gov. Christie is doing, with most expressing dissatisfaction with his handling of Hurricane Sandy recovery, the state economy, taxes, and other issues, a new poll has found. Fifty-four...