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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Can we have Wayne Gilchrest back, please? [Letter]

    Can we have Wayne Gilchrest back, please? [Letter]
    One is again astounded at the audacity of GOP Rep. Andy Harris, famous for "where's my health care and voting against relief for Hurricane Sandy victims. Now he has asked for an inspector general from the Department of Health and Human Services to audit...
  • New Jersey's handling of Superstorm Sandy funds questioned

    POMONA, N.J. — His state wrecked and reeling from Superstorm Sandy, Chris Christie made himself the face of New Jersey's comeback effort with a take-charge tour de force that became a cornerstone of an expected run for president. But the made-for-...
  • Review: For Kronos Quartet, a time of renewal on 40th birthday

    Review: For Kronos Quartet, a time of renewal on 40th birthday
    Forty is old for a string quartet but not ancient. The Budapest String Quartet, founded in 1917, lasted 50 but with no original members after its first 15 years. The Juilliard String Quartet has been around since 1946, and its founding violinist, Robert...
  • Baltimore Office of Sustainability teaches emergency preparedness

    Baltimore Office of Sustainability teaches emergency preparedness
    Earl Johnson and his neighbors were more serious about emergency preparedness after they experienced a power outage and no running water at the same time a few years ago, he said. "We had elderly people who needed water," he said. "We went to the...
  • Sign language is not performance art [Commentary]

    Sign language is not performance art [Commentary]
    In the midst of the misery of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the media fell in love with then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's sign language interpreter, Lydia Callis, who captivated audiences with her expressive renderings of Mr. Bloomberg's humdrum press...
  • National disasters, crises become lessons for Hampton Roads

    HAMPTON — Lessons from disasters such as Hurricane Sandy and the Boston Marathon bombing were shared with local emergency management officials this week to promote better ways to respond to incidents of crisis. About 400 local emergency...
  • 10 unaccounted for in Jersey Shore motel fire that killed 3, injured 8

    A rapidly moving fire tore through a motel on the Jersey Shore, killing three and setting off a search for as many as 10 people who remained unaccounted for, officials said Friday. The fire was reported about 5:30 a.m. Friday at the Mariner’s Cove...
  • Fourth victim found in Jersey Shore motel fire

    NEW YORK — A Jersey Shore motel gutted in a deadly blaze Friday had been a haven for people displaced by Superstorm Sandy, and the fire was the second major setback in less than a year to a region still struggling to recover from the 2012 storm....
  • Raffael 'Ralph' Crockett, CEO of BrightStar Credit Union

    Raffael 'Ralph' Crockett, CEO of BrightStar Credit Union
        Q: BrightStar has 54,000 members. How do you grow a credit union? Our mantra has been that we guarantee great service every time. People will remember and refer their friends, members will be happy and growth continues. Q: Did credit unions...
  • Want to buy in a flood-prone area and still get insurance? Thank Uncle Sam.

    We all — well, most of us — know that global warming means a higher risk of coastal flooding, particularly in low-lying areas susceptible to increasingly intense storm systems. Yet President Obama signed a bill last week that rolls back...
  • Chris Christie lawyers clear him, blame aides in bridge dispute

    Chris Christie lawyers clear him, blame aides in bridge dispute
    Lawyers hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have cleared him of wrongdoing in the massive traffic jam at the foot of the George Washington Bridge, concluding that it was just one more “crazy idea” by one of Christie’s loyalists,...