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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • A tale of two Park Ridges from Illinois to New Jersey

    A tale of two Park Ridges from Illinois to New Jersey
    Terry Maguire and Marty Maloney have never met, but they share something very unique in common: Both men can introduce themselves as the "mayor of Park Ridge." For Maguire, Park Ridge is a borough in northeastern New Jersey, roughly 822 miles east of...
  • Hillsboro blames Deerfield, Boca for loss of beach

    Hillsboro blames Deerfield, Boca for loss of beach
    Keeping Hillsboro Beach from looking more like Hillsboro Cliffs was the aim of a $6.4 million beach renourishment project the Town Commission approved in 2010. But the sand for what some consider a private beach didn't stick around for nearly as long as...
  • J/World students gain offshore experience during Annapolis-to-Newport Race

    J/World students gain offshore experience during Annapolis-to-Newport Race
    Student experience A crew compromised of students from J/World Annapolis enjoyed the experience of a lifetime when they competed in the 2015 Annapolis-to-Newport Race. Kristen Berry and Jeff Jordan, both of whom hold the title of Director at J/World...
  • 13 states catalog culverts to protect fish, mitigate floods

    Bridges get a lot of attention when they fail, but scientists are working to eliminate what they say can be an even greater scourge, because of their sheer numbers and their effect on wildlife: culverts. These passages that carry smaller streams under...
  • June 15 Letters: Fort Eustis bridge work, Texas floods, fair elections, animal abuses, STEM

    No more delays I noted with interest that the completion date for the bridge replacement on Fort Eustis Boulelvard has once again changed. The project was due to be completed in May. For us who must travel that roadway nearly every day, it is frustrating...
  • Sen. Cory Booker signs book deal

    Sen. Cory Booker signs book deal
    With a name like his, it seemed inevitable: Cory Booker has signed a book deal. The U.S. senator will publish "United" with Ballantine Bantam Dell, an imprint of Penguin Random House, in January 2016. Booker came to national attention as the social-...
  • VA's inspector general to probe Bronx VA facility

    A Bronx medical facility serving veterans is going to be investigated over some of its purchases. The Office of the Inspector General at the federal Department of Veterans Affairs announced last week that it would look into allegations that purchase...
  • Bottlenecks force state to restore Sunrise-to-A1A turn lane

    Bottlenecks force state to restore Sunrise-to-A1A turn lane
    FORT LAUDERDALE State officials are reversing course after plans to make a popular beachside intersection friendlier and safer for pedestrians instead created a huge bottleneck. By the end of next week, the double right turn lanes from Sunrise...
  • Audit: Issues with handling of Sandy transportation money

    An audit has found the Federal Transit Administration has not fully implemented the processes and internal controls it established for awarding and overseeing Superstorm Sandy recovery money. The audit made public Tuesday was conducted by the U.S....
  • Public comment welcome as NY crafts sea-level projections

    New York residents can sound off about the sea level. State environmental officials are holding four public meetings next week about projections of future sea levels. Rising sea levels have become a larger concern in New York City and Long Island since...
  • Northampton County councilman: 'Let's just get the damn generators up' at Gracedale

    Northampton County councilman: 'Let's just get the damn generators up' at Gracedale
    After years of wrestling over how to install emergency generators at Gracedale, Northampton County officials visited the nursing home Tuesday to review the latest plans. What they saw made them angry. Two years and three directors of public works after...