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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Storm Sandy Probe Leads To Raid Of Firm That Made Inspection Reports

    Storm Sandy Probe Leads To Raid Of Firm That Made Inspection Reports
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The New York attorney general's office executed a search warrant Wednesday at a Long Island engineering firm that has been accused in civil lawsuits of submitting bogus inspection reports on homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy....
  • 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...
  • Seaside Heights to host music festival

    One of the Jersey shore towns hit hard by Superstorm Sandy is hosting a music festival. The Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers will make its first appearance in Seaside Heights on June 5 and 6. The event is headlined by Grammy-winning folk rockers...
  • Hillsboro, Deerfield to get tons of new beach sand

    Hillsboro, Deerfield to get tons of new beach sand
    In what's being billed as Deerfield Beach's largest beachfront renourishment project in recent memory, thousands of truckloads of sand will rumble down to the shoreline starting next week. The cost of the $2.1 million project is being split three-ways:...
  • Historian uncovers 1909 postcard that depicts famous Boynton shipwreck

    Historian uncovers 1909 postcard that depicts famous Boynton shipwreck
    Boynton Beach has eBay to thank for one of the city's newest historical artifacts. A century-old postcard with a picture of the Coquimbo — a Norwegian ship that hit a sandbar approximately 350 yards off the city's shores in 1909 — has been...
  • One more look at the Lehigh Valley football scholar-athletes who will be honored tonight

    I know it's snowing and the weather is going to make the roads no fun later today, but hopefully the area's football community will still be able to make it out to the Northampton Community Center tonight for the 55th annual National Football Foundation...
  • Superstorm Sandy victims must pay for taller utility poles

    It just doesn't seem fair. Bridgewater resident Kathy Gerndt elevated her small one-story summer cottage on Moonrise Lane in Toms River, which was wrecked by Superstorm Sandy, eight feet to bring it into accordance with Federal Emergency Management...
  • Sandy questions lead New Jersey lawmaker not to run again

    A New Jersey lawmaker will not seek re-election as questions mount over her husband's use of a charity involving a home damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Assemblywoman Linda Stender on Thursday announced she would step down when her term ends in January....
  • NOAA storm surge video is short but effective

    NOAA storm surge video is short but effective
    No one is going to mistake NOAA for being Disney. Nonetheless, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has produced a short video that explains the dangers of storm surge - in a pretty entertaining fashion. The video employs a "fast draw"...
  • Feared snowstorm fizzles in New York but clobbers New England

    Feared snowstorm fizzles in New York but clobbers New England
    It was to be “crippling” and “potentially historic.” It was to dump up to 3 feet of snow onto New York City, bringing Gotham to its knees and causing hardened locals to huddle inside as drifts inched up the sooty walls of...
  • Report offers storm-risk framework for Hampton Roads, coastal communities

    Report offers storm-risk framework for Hampton Roads, coastal communities
    After Hurricane Sandy swept up the East Coast in October 2012, devastating coastal communities, President Barack Obama called for an analysis of flood risks to vulnerable areas and ways for communities to adapt. On Wednesday, the U.S. Army Corps of...