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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Small drones prove up to hurricane tasks

    Small drones prove up to hurricane tasks
    They weigh only 13 pounds, have a five-foot wingspan and look rather frail. Yet these small drones, called Coyotes, are designed to penetrate the most violent quadrants of a hurricane and the in the process glean crucial atmospheric information that...
  • Concrete? Coney Island fans say only wood will do for their beloved boardwalk

    Concrete? Coney Island fans say only wood will do for their beloved boardwalk
    On a rainy weekend in January, the Coney Island boardwalk was not the boardwalk of memory: no salty spray, no roller coaster clatter, no standing-room-only beach. Instead, it was damp, it was gray, and it was empty. And its age was showing. But...
  • She cannot hear, but she thrived at Carlow University

    Like plenty of graduates this commencement season, Danah Richter will step onto a stage in cap and gown and utter to herself an expression common this time of year: "I did it!" But in fact, the Carlow University senior's path to a college degree was...
  • Seafood Festival to showcase revamped Pompano beachfront

    Seafood Festival to showcase revamped Pompano beachfront
    This city is serving up a little something extra at its signature Seafood Festival this year: A snazzy, spruced-up oceanfront locale, seasoned with millions of dollars dedicated to beautification. Pompano Beach's premier special event starts Friday. But...
  • Broadkill beach fill begins: Pushing back time and tide

    A new public beach Chapter 1 Broadkill Beach north of Lewes is about to get an estimated $30 million gift from federal taxpayers that leaders of the sleepy bayside community have sought for decades: a massive infusion of sand creating a beach in...
  • Herb Stark, Mooresville, N.C.

    Herb Stark, Mooresville, N.C.
    Age: 85 Writing letters since: The weekend after 9/11, mainly for the Chicago Tribune, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Newsday. "I try to send out a letter at least once a week. I enjoy doing them, and there is plenty to write about nowadays." Life...
  • Doerr, Guirgis among Pulitzer winners in arts

    Doerr, Guirgis among Pulitzer winners in arts
    Anthony Doerr's "All the Light We Cannot See," an emotional and intimate World War II novel that has been one of the top-selling literary works of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Pulitzer judges on Monday cited Doerr's "short,...
  • 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...
  • Hillsboro, Deerfield to get tons of new beach sand

    Hillsboro, Deerfield to get tons of new beach sand
    In what's being billed as Deerfield Beach's largest beachfront renourishment project in recent memory, thousands of truckloads of sand will rumble down to the shoreline starting next week. The cost of the $2.1 million project is being split three-ways:...