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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Northeast prepares for 'crippling and potentially historic blizzard'

    Northeast prepares for 'crippling and potentially historic blizzard'
    Snowplows at the ready, the Northeast braced for what forecasters warned could be a “crippling and potentially historic blizzard” that could dump up to 3 feet of snow from Philadelphia to Boston starting Monday. Tens of millions of...
  • 'It was terrifying,' Bushkill Twp. woman says of Tuesday electric power surge

    'It was terrifying,' Bushkill Twp. woman says of Tuesday electric power surge
    The smoking televisions, popping light bulbs and sparking wall plugs in Bushkill Township homes Tuesday night followed the failure of a Met-Ed transformer, a utility company spokesman said Wednesday. "We had a transformer failure and it affected about...
  • Mark D. Weinberg: Chris Christie may be his own worst enemy

    Mark D. Weinberg: Chris Christie may be his own worst enemy
    By addressing national issues in his recent State of the State speech, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took another step toward a presidential campaign. As a New Jersey Republican, I should be one of the first in line to support him. But, boy, does he make...
  • Jersey shore town aims to get last 2 families displaced by Sandy back home

    Jersey shore town aims to get last 2 families displaced by Sandy back home
    Just before the floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy inundated Krista Sperber's home, she had her two children grab what they could from their rooms and hop in the car for a ride to a relative's home away from the coast. She figured they'd be gone for a few...
  • Your old landline could get an early retirement

    Your old landline could get an early retirement
    Not since Alexander Graham Bell twisted pairs of wires together in the 1870s has the simple telephone technology that has served Americans for generations — the landline — faced such a threat to its existence. It's not just that droves of...
  • DuPage County to compete for federal grant to fix flooding problems

    DuPage County is vying for federal dollars that would help address persistent flooding problems throughout the area. The county is throwing its hat into the National Disaster Resilience Competition, an effort aimed at helping local communities rebuild...
  • New York braces for flooding as warming trend follows epic snowstorm

    New York braces for flooding as warming trend follows epic snowstorm
    Even though her street was buried under 3 feet of snow, Jean Ulrich considered herself lucky so far. The octogenarian and lifelong resident of Bowmansville, just outside Buffalo, has seen lots of snow before — but never, she said, like last week....
  • Sea level rise threatens Kennedy Space Center

    Sea level rise threatens Kennedy Space Center
    Rising seas and pounding waves driven by climate change are chipping away at the coast near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, threatening launch pads and future operations, scientists said on Friday. "There's reason to be nervous now because the...
  • NYPD officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger

    NYPD officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger
    Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets Saturday to honor Officer Rafael Ramos as a devoted family man, aspiring chaplain and hero, though an air of unrest surrounding his ambush shooting was not...
  • Amid tension, more than 20,000 attend NYPD funeral

    Amid tension, more than 20,000 attend NYPD funeral
    Thousands of police officers, state troopers, sheriff's deputies and others from law enforcement agencies big and small across the country gathered at the New York City funeral of a slain officer killed with his partner in a brazen daytime ambush a week...
  • The 6 Best Time-Tested Remodeling Projects -- and the Worst

    The 6 Best Time-Tested Remodeling Projects -- and the Worst
    Best Remodeling Projects for Long-Term Payback Although kitchens and bathrooms always steal the spotlight in a home remodel, they aren’t necessarily the ones that have the highest return on investment when you sell your home. A new steel front...