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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Here's how to determine if that charity is worth your dollars

    Here's how to determine if that charity is worth your dollars
    When my sister and I were children and flew to summer camp together, our mother always asked us to call her once we arrived to let her know we landed safely. When we got older, my sister and I put our own twist on this practice: If my sister was giving me...
  • Flood, drought risks must be managed, with or without climate change

    Flood, drought risks must be managed, with or without climate change
    In one case a major metropolis was flooded within hours, leaving thousands homeless, millions without power, transportation and businesses shut down, and a mass human crisis. In the other case, three years of sunshine and blue skies have left water...
  • Private flood insurance offerings grow, but not for cheap subsidized policies

    Private flood insurance offerings grow, but not for cheap subsidized policies
    South Florida homeowners concerned about the rising cost of their flood insurance are being encouraged by the state to find out whether a policy written by a private company can save them money. So far, shoppers will find only a few companies competing...
  • Seawall project on Jersey shore almost complete

    Seawall project on Jersey shore almost complete
    You won't be able to see it when it's finished, because the seawall that extends three and a half miles through two beach towns will be covered in sand and is being rooted 30 feet below sea level. It will act as an invisible barrier against future...
  • #HRBooks Review: 'The Gathering Wind' is a tightly written nautical adventure

    #HRBooks Review: 'The Gathering Wind' is a tightly written nautical adventure
    "The Gathering Wind" is a nautical saga and, like the Titanic calamity, you already know the ending. Nevertheless author Gregory A. Freeman has woven a tightly written adventure that keeps you reading all the way to the end. This is the story of the...
  • Waves spill over wall on A1A

    Waves spill over wall on A1A
    A combination of the almost full moon, seasonal high tide and strong winds brought waves over a temporary barrier that was supposed to protect a storm-battered stretch of A1A under construction. Officials have been watching water levels since October,...
  • A1A fares better today against waves

    A1A fares better today against waves
    A1A was noticeably drier north of Sunrise Boulevard Wednesday morning, a day after a stretch of the road was swamped with water from high waves at high tide. A combination of the moon phase, seasonal high tide and strong winds brought waves over a...
  • 'Do AC' marketing group asks to disband

    'Do AC' marketing group asks to disband
    ATLANTIC CITY - Is Do AC done? The Atlantic City Alliance — the $30 million-a-year, casino funded, legislatively mandated marketing organization — appears headed for extinction. The alliance board, composed solely of casino executives,...
  • Discovery of New Jersey shipwreck remains could be significant

    BRICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. — The remains of a shipwreck buried beneath 20 feet of sand recently unearthed by crews rebuilding a seawall in the Normandy Beach section of this Ocean County municipality may be a historically significant treasure. State...
  • Trip to Yankee Stadium could still provide an upbeat ending to a largely disappointing season for Lehigh

    Trip to Yankee Stadium could still provide an upbeat ending to a largely disappointing season for Lehigh
    Lehigh football coach Andy Coen agreed with someone's assessment that it was the perfect storm. No, this storm isn't about 60 inches of snow in Buffalo or one that knocked out power along the Jersey coast for weeks like Superstorm Sandy in 2012....
  • Photographers taking their shoots into the water

    Photographers taking their shoots into the water
    Beneath the water's surface, the bride-to-be's pink gown flowed around her as she posed for engagement photos. She let her lengthy tulle skirt and her long dark hair float as the groom-to-be pulled her in for an underwater kiss. Then, flash!...