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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • 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...
  • Christie faults GOP for sounding unwelcoming to Latinos

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faulted his party Wednesday for its unwelcoming tone at times to minority voters. In a speech to a Latino Coalition small business conference, the potential Republican presidential contender also boasted about getting 51...
  • New Jersey home damaged by Sandy falls off supports

    Officials are trying to figure out why a New Jersey home that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy fell 15 feet off wooden supports. No one was injured in Monday's collapse in Union Beach. But the structure that Irene Serkus called home for 29 years had to be...
  • Long Island town to buy, demolish 7 Sandy-damaged houses

    A Long Island town is purchasing and demolishing seven houses damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/1GwoRU7 ) says Brookhaven will buy the properties from the state for $125,000. The town will keep the properties to serve as natural...
  • Christie's financial supporters say don't count the man out yet

    TRENTON, N.J. Some of Chris Christie's early financial backers are sticking it out, saying the New Jersey governor's troubles may make him a better candidate if he is chosen for the first Republican presidential debate. The George Washington Bridge...
  • There's Always A Need For Bikes For Kids

    There's Always A Need For Bikes For Kids
    OLD SAYBROOK — Dave Fowler has a lot of bikes. He has unicycles. He has a tiny circus bike. He has tricycles. He has mountain bikes and road bikes. He has a fleet of pink Huffys. He has a 1948 Whizzer gasoline-powered bike awaiting restoration...
  • Letter: GOP leaders washing hands of accountability

    Editor: Republican Congressman Paul Ryan and House Speaker John Boehner recently said that Congressional Republicans are not accountable for the Amtrak accident outside of Philadelphia. In reality, regular cuts to Amtrak funding delayed the...