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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Boca to resume north beach renourishment project

    With sea turtle season ending in October, work can resume depositing an estimated 600,000 cubic feet of sand lost to Boca's north beach in Hurricane Sandy. The loss equated to more than half a stadium full of sand, said Jennifer Bistyga, Boca Raton's...
  • The Pretty Reckless pushing all the right buttons

    The Pretty Reckless pushing all the right buttons
    All hard rock albums are exercises in teenage rebellion, even the ones made by 50-year-old men. But "Going to Hell," the second full-length release from New York-based band The Pretty Reckless, takes its mission as a button-pushing outrage machine...
  • As storm season winds down, we seem more vulnerable

    As storm season winds down, we seem more vulnerable
    This week marks the ninth anniversary of our region's last hurricane. Wilma struck on Oct. 24, 2005. Since then, our peninsula has been spared the wrath of a big storm. The longer we go without it fresh in our memory, the more worried we should be about...
  • Campaigns urge turnout as early voting starts Thursday

    Campaigns urge turnout as early voting starts Thursday
    Marylanders who don't want to wait for Election Day can cast early ballots at polling centers in every county and Baltimore city starting Thursday. Campaigns from the governor's race to little-watched county courthouse contests are working to get...
  • Ebola scare is the latest issue to cloud midterm election debate

    Fears that the West Africa Ebola outbreak could spread more widely in America have roiled a midterm election campaign that's already taken numerous unexpected detours, putting candidates in a reactive mode at a time when they had hoped to deliver their...
  • Saybrook Inn Celebrates 25 Years With New 'Taste' Menu

    Saybrook Inn Celebrates 25 Years With New 'Taste' Menu
    All Mary Tagliatela wanted was a small beach house on the water. "And this is what I got," she says, standing on the patio of the Saybrook Point Inn, Marina and Spa at a recent party to celebrate the hotel's 25th anniversary and to benefit the Lyme...
  • Ebola scams spreading as fears mount

    Ebola scams spreading as fears mount
    I can't tell you whether to believe assurances from those in power that the deadly Ebola virus will be kept in check, but there's no doubt that panicking can expose you to harm. Scams related to the Ebola outbreak are spreading and you aren't immune....
  • Atlantic City's housing market can't catch break

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — It was a more optimistic time 11 years ago when David Welsh, a city tree-trimmer in search of a house, heard of one about to go on the market and raced over to make an offer. After haggling, Welsh was able to buy the 1925...
  • IronPigs crew lends a hand to bring Coplay's Balliet Stadium back to life

    Once upon a time, Coplay's Balliet Stadium was considered the baseball mecca around here. It was the place Legion tournaments were played and high school championships were decided. Now, the mecca is Coca-Cola Park, home of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs....
  • Did Occupy L.A. leave a legacy? Just look beyond the City Hall lawn

    Did Occupy L.A. leave a legacy? Just look beyond the City Hall lawn
    Remember this moment? Eric Garcetti (when he was L.A. City Council president) walked out to the lawn in front of City Hall and proclaimed to a sea of tent dwellers: “Stay as long as you need, we’re here to support you.” It was three...
  • Will a tropical system usher in dry season this year?

    Will a tropical system usher in dry season this year?
    South Florida's dry season usually starts in mid-October, and sometimes it's ushered in by a tropical system. That's what happened two years ago, when Hurricane Sandy drew close enough to South Florida to deliver much cooler, dry air in its wake - and...