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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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  • NYC officials cheer $3 billion federal grant for Sandy aid

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Chuck Schumer praised the Federal Emergency Management Agency for authorizing $3 billion in federal funding to repair and protect city housing developments damaged by Superstorm Sandy. It is the largest single block...
  • Audit: NY Sandy relief program paid millions for flawed work

    A program that was supposed to rebuild homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy paid $6.8 million to contractors for work that was "flawed or incomplete," the city's comptroller said in an audit released Tuesday. Comptroller Scott Stringer's office examined the...
  • Community news for Colchester edition

    Colchester Business Association Tag Sale COLCHESTER - On Sunday June 14, The Colchester Business Association 34th Annual Tag Sale on the Green is coming. Early Bird signup rate of $30 for members is available until Tuesday, May 5. After which the costs...
  • It took 15 tries for New Jersey to get Sandy grant extended

    A new federal audit shows New Jersey had to submit an application to extend one post-Superstorm Sandy aid program 15 times before it was approved. The report issued Monday on the Employment and Training Administration's process calls for some changes...
  • 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&...
  • Landscaper settles Superstorm Sandy price gouging claims

    A New Jersey landscaping company will pay the state $33,000 to settle claims of price gouging and other deceptive practices that allegedly occurred during Superstorm Sandy. The state's Consumer Affairs Division recently announced the settlement with...
  • 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...
  • Jersey shore pier where coaster fell into sea to be rebuilt

    Jersey shore pier where coaster fell into sea to be rebuilt
    SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. — The New Jersey shore amusement pier that became an iconic image of Superstorm Sandy when the storm knocked its roller coaster into the ocean will be rebuilt — on dry land and not over the surf. The owners of the Casino...
  • Couple face foreclosure on home they sold in 1994

    Couple face foreclosure on home they sold in 1994
    A recent knock on the door of Sheridon and Susan Turner's suburban home delivered news that shocked the elderly couple: Wells Fargo was suing them for foreclosure on a home they sold 21 years ago. The Turners sold the house on Hidden Lake Drive in...
  • Increase the state's investment in clean, renewable energy

    Increase the state's investment in clean, renewable energy
    Most of us don't think much about the energy we use every day. We flip the switch and the lights come on — like magic. But the energy we rely on has to be generated by something. And how we generate that energy has a direct bearing on health,...
  • Nameberry: Names on the verge of extinction

    Nameberry: Names on the verge of extinction
    Gary was widely trumpeted this week as being a name on the brink of extinction, but with 442 baby boys named Gary in the U.S. in the most recent year counted, the reality is: Far from it. But there are other names, once popular, with centuries-deep...