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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • 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...
  • Feared snowstorm fizzles in New York but clobbers New England

    Feared snowstorm fizzles in New York but clobbers New England
    It was to be “crippling” and “potentially historic.” It was to dump up to 3 feet of snow onto New York City, bringing Gotham to its knees and causing hardened locals to huddle inside as drifts inched up the sooty walls of...
  • Report offers storm-risk framework for Hampton Roads, coastal communities

    Report offers storm-risk framework for Hampton Roads, coastal communities
    After Hurricane Sandy swept up the East Coast in October 2012, devastating coastal communities, President Barack Obama called for an analysis of flood risks to vulnerable areas and ways for communities to adapt. On Wednesday, the U.S. Army Corps of...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • Historian uncovers 1909 postcard that depicts famous Boynton shipwreck

    Historian uncovers 1909 postcard that depicts famous Boynton shipwreck
    Boynton Beach has eBay to thank for one of the city's newest historical artifacts. A century-old postcard with a picture of the Coquimbo — a Norwegian ship that hit a sandbar approximately 350 yards off the city's shores in 1909 — has been...
  • One more look at the Lehigh Valley football scholar-athletes who will be honored tonight

    I know it's snowing and the weather is going to make the roads no fun later today, but hopefully the area's football community will still be able to make it out to the Northampton Community Center tonight for the 55th annual National Football Foundation...