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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Gas line mishap closes A1A north of Sunrise Boulevard

    Gas line mishap closes A1A north of Sunrise Boulevard
    Motorists should avoid A1A north of Sunrise Boulevard, city officals said. Construction crews struck an underground gas line Wednesday morning forcing closure of the coastal thoroughfare between Sunrise Boulevard and Northeast 18th Street. Gas service...
  • New AmeriCorps campus opens in Baltimore

    New AmeriCorps campus opens in Baltimore
    The newly renovated AmeriCorps campus officially opened Monday in Southeast Baltimore as a training site for members who will be deployed to disaster areas and sent to help in schools and parks. The Atlantic Region Campus, which is in the former...
  • Bike trail repairs will prove costly

    Bike trail repairs will prove costly
    Repairs to Chicago's lakefront trail are expected to cost the city "a few hundred thousand dollars" after strong winds and towering waves wrought havoc along Lake Michigan on Friday, according a Chicago Park District official. Cyclists and pedestrians...
  • After two major storms in a week, Bermuda reveals its resilience

    WASHINGTON If someone asks what "resilience" means, here's a working definition: Getting back up again after being knocked down by a one-two punch. That's just what Bermuda did after Hurricane Gonzalo scored a direct hit two weeks ago, disabling power...
  • Chris Christie's worst week

    Chris Christie's worst week
    There's such a thing as acting presidential. And then there's Chris Christie over the past week. Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, kicked things off with a public back-and-forth with Kaci Hickox, a nurse from Maine who was quarantined...
  • Ebola crisis hasn't produced surge in donations

    PITTSBURGH After a devastating earthquake rocked the island nation of Haiti in January 2010, unsolicited checks immediately poured into Brother's Brother Foundation a Pittsburgh nonprofit that collects and ships medical supplies to hospitals and clinics...
  • Many Jersey Shore businesses moving past Sandy

    Many Jersey Shore businesses moving past Sandy
    MARGATE, N.J. — The old saying that calm seas never made a good sailor may apply to Salvatore Calabrese when it comes to operating his family's bay-front Blue Water Marina, which was nearly washed away by Hurricane Sandy. Two years and more than $1...
  • Post-Sandy, the toll of rebuilding in Brigantine

    BRIGANTINE, N.J. When Hurricane Sandy made landfall near her home exactly two years ago, Barbara Fox, then 75, was in the hospital undergoing a heart procedure. When she got back two weeks later and saw the mountain of her ruined belongings on the curb...
  • 2 years after Hurricane Sandy, thousands await aid to rebuild

    TRENTON, N.J. Two years after Hurricane Sandy battered the Jersey Shore, the state has distributed about a quarter of the money allocated by the federal government, as thousands of homeowners await aid to rebuild. Of the $3.26 billion the U.S. Department...
  • Hampton Roads military bases brace for climate change, sea-level rise

    HAMPTON — When Hurricane Isabel raged through Hampton Roads in 2003, tidal levels rose 7.9 feet, putting most of Langley Air Force Base underwater. As the waters receded, the damage was immense. Two hundred facilities on the base were affected....
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Yes Please" by Amy Poehler; Dey Street (329 pages, $28.99) Amy Poehler has written a book. Called "Yes Please," it is, as Poehler fans might expect, funny, wise, earnest, honest, spiritually...