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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • A1A getting makeover north of Sunrise Boulevard

    A1A getting makeover north of Sunrise Boulevard
    – A storm-battered stretch of State Road A1A is getting a permanent face lift, with amenities that will make it much more inviting for bicyclists and pedestrians. Work is set to begin this week on $11.8 million project to rebuild the road between...
  • 'Photo op' gaffe reveals Obama's tin ear

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's comment that "I'm not interested in photo ops" about the border crisis during last week's visit to Texas was akin to your neighborhood pup not being interested in chasing squirrels. Particularly in today's social-media...
  • Checking in with Ocean City's mayor: Smooth summer so far but boycott idea is 'ludicrous'

    Checking in with Ocean City's mayor: Smooth summer so far but boycott idea is 'ludicrous'
    With Ocean City about halfway through its busiest season, we talked with Mayor Rick Meehan about how this summer is going. Meehan, who grew up in Towson and graduated from Dulaney High School, said things have gone very smoothly, despite a scare from...
  • ComEd eyes superconducting cable in Loop in anti-terror plan

    ComEd eyes superconducting cable in Loop in anti-terror plan
    Commonwealth Edison is working on a plan to install superconducting cable below Chicago streets to shield the Loop against power disruptions caused by terrorism or superstorms. "This program is designed to provide protection in a catastrophic situation,...
  • PPL ranks No. 1 in customer service survey

    Customers ranked Allentown-based PPL Electric Utilities No. 1 in satisfaction among large electric companies in the Eastern United States. In a survey of residential customers by consumer research firm J.D. Power and Associates, PPL ranked first among 17...
  • Allentown motel must reimburse Hurricane Sandy guests

    An Allentown motel will pay more than $10,000 to guests to settle claims that it was price gouging during Hurricane Sandy, the state attorney general said. During the storm, the Rodeway Inn — formerly the EconoLodge Motel — at 2115 Downyflake...
  • If natural disaster strikes, you'll want these tools and supplies

    If natural disaster strikes, you'll want these tools and supplies
    Normally in my column I answer questions from people I've never met, but the inspiration for this column came at the dinner table recently. My oldest daughter and her husband are moving to California. We had a belated birthday celebration for both of...
  • Arena's first attraction: JOBS

    Arena's first attraction: JOBS
    More than 1,000 flocked to an Allentown arena job fair Thursday ... An Allentown motel will pay more than $10,000 to guests to settle claims that it was price gouging during Hurricane Sandy ... St. Luke's partners with Rodale Institute to grow food for...
  • The week in review: scams, refunds, recalls and other consumer news you need to know

    The week in review: scams, refunds, recalls and other consumer news you need to know
    Happy Monday! If you're looking for good news, you've come to the wrong place. If you want the dirt on the latest scams, accusations of fraud, recalls and other consumer news, read on for a summary of what the Watchdog dug up last week, from a GM car...
  • The carbon taxes we're already paying

    The carbon taxes we're already paying
    In June, a decades-long open secret hit the media like a typhoon: Climate change is the fundamental economic challenge of our time. The bipartisan troika of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, hedge fund mogul Tom Steyer and former Treasury...
  • National Park Service publishes annual report

    The National Park Service's annual report late last week come with some grim news for the park service as a whole. Visitation, visitor spending, jobs supports, local jobs, and total output were all down compared to the previous year.  Bummer. This...