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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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  • 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists

    Winners Journalism Public Service The Post and Courier, Charleston, SC Breaking News Reporting The Seattle Times Staff Investigative Reporting Eric Lipton of The New York Times The Wall Street Journal Staff Explanatory Reporting Zachary R. Mider...
  • Community news for Willimantic edition

    Earth Day Fair ASHFORD – The Earth Day Fair, a fundraising event for the birds of prey at the Horizon Wings Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, 9 Sand Hill Road, Ashford, will be held on Saturday, April 25, at 10 a.m. This event will features tours...
  • Jersey Shore beach widening doesn't always include dunes

    ALLENHURST, N.J. — Major beach-replenishment projects are underway along New Jersey's northernmost and southernmost oceanfront. But not all of the projects will include protective sand dunes that worked so well in Hurricane Sandy, even though...
  • Environmentalists re-establishing Barnegat Bay oyster colony

    A century ago, oysters were so plentiful in New Jersey's Barnegat Bay that visitors would clamber off trains, wade into the water and pluck handfuls to roast for dinner. But decades of pollution, accelerated by rampant development along the bay's shores,...
  • Massive disaster exercise a first for major New Jersey base

    Charlie LaTerra unleashed his search dog and within seconds, the black lab named Friday had scampered over a mound of rubble and located a "survivor" trapped under a slab. LaTerra, a member of New Jersey's urban search and rescue team Task Force 1, was...
  • New York Citi Bikes soon to allow riders to count calories

    New Yorkers may soon be able to count calories burned and miles traveled while pedaling Citi Bikes, the popular bicycle-sharing program with a troubled history that is undergoing a major overhaul under new leadership. The new CEO of the Brooklyn-based...
  • Beach widening doesn't always include dunes in New Jersey

    Major beach replenishment projects are getting underway along New Jersey's northernmost and southernmost oceanfront. But not all of the projects will include protective sand dunes that worked so well during Superstorm Sandy, even though many places...
  • Cuba fights public anger with reform in country's tense east

    Two and a half years after Hurricane Sandy trashed Cuba's second-largest city, 35-year-old Melba Martinez is still out of work and struggling to feed two children on her state ration book and a daily hustle for extra rice or cooking oil. "There's no...
  • Police chokehold death raised during congressional debate

    Congressional candidate Dan Donovan defended his role in the grand jury investigation into the police chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner that resulted in no charges during a televised debate on Tuesday. Donovan, the Staten Island district...
  • Mathews Historical Society awarded grant

    The Mathews County Historical Society announced last week that is has received $180,000 in grant funding for historical and archaeological work in the county. The funding was awarded by the Department of Historic Resources through the federal government&...
  • Union Bridge Volunteer Fire Company receives grant

    Union Bridge Volunteer Fire Company receives grant
    The Union Bridge Volunteer Fire Company has received a $119,500 grant from the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to purchase and install a 200-kilowatt generator. "The generator will power everything in the station," said Gene Curfman, the fire...