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Hurricane Sandy New Jersey

Those for Whom Sandy's Trauma May Last Longest

Christina H. Paxson | Posted 01.17.2013 | College
Christina H. Paxson

All the lights will come back on, the waterlogged cars will be replaced and the flooded, crushed and burned houses will be rebuilt, but even then, Sandy's damage may still be with us.

The Education After the Storm

R. Barbara Gitenstein | Posted 01.15.2013 | College
R. Barbara Gitenstein

I believe our collective efforts will enable the region to rebuild faster and stronger than we believe, and I think institutions of higher education can (and, in fact, should) play an important role in that process.

Breakneck Coastal Development Put Thousands In Sandy's Path

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.15.2012 | Green

By John Rudolf, Ben Hallman, Chris Kirkham, Saki Knafo and Matt Sledge On the night that Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, Vinny Baccale was in h...

Notes From Oblivion: Life in the Aftermath of Sandy

David Fagin | Posted 01.09.2013 | New York
David Fagin

Over the next two hours, watching from the safety of our fifth-floor apartment, we saw the water level around the entire block rise from about six inches to close to four feet.

Disaster's Long Tail

Stacey D. Stewart | Posted 01.08.2013 | Impact
Stacey D. Stewart

If Hurricane Sandy reminds us of one thing, it's the awesome power of communities to come together and tackle our greatest challenges. Individuals across the Eastern Seaboard and throughout the country have united in their mission to build a community stronger than before.

How We Should Rebuild The Jersey Shore

Susan Lisovicz | Posted 01.08.2013 | Fifty
Susan Lisovicz

I came to terms with losing our Jersey Shore house within hours of Hurricane Sandy's brutal landfall last week. Our house is just one mile away from that steel roller coaster, now bobbing in the Atlantic.

Katherine Bindley

The Long Way Home: New Jersey Commuters Face Nightmare Delays | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

It should have come as a welcome announcement. At 7:35 a.m. Tuesday, the line to get on a Manhattan-bound train from Newark Penn Station was so lo...

Superstorm Refugees: How We Brought Sandy's Mayhem To Maryland

Laura Rowley | Posted 01.06.2013 | Fifty
Laura Rowley

On Sunday, I found myself wiping a river of blood off a man's face with a clean sock as he lay on the ground. Another victim of Hurricane Sandy. Except we were in Maryland.

Christina Wilkie

Battle Lines Drawn Over Gas Station Generator Laws | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.05.2012 | Business

With motorists in areas ravaged by Hurricane Sandy still struggling to find gasoline, lawmakers in New York and New Jersey have vowed to introduce leg...

'I've Got 99 Problems And Your Ditch Ain't One'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker has been tweeting non-stop in an effort to keep constituents updated and att...

Climate Change Hits Home

Michael Brune | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

By rebuilding my hometown and all of America with smart, clean energy, we will not only curb climate change but also create a safer, healthier, more prosperous and more just society.

Giving Gratitude After Hurricane Sandy

Judi Freedman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

Hurricane Sandy has reminded me to show more gratitude during my life after 50.

'I'm From Jersey': A Pediatrician's Reflections on Sandy

Lawrence Rosen, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Lawrence Rosen, M.D.

New Jersey is not just where I live; it is a part of who I am, as much as it is for the families I care for in my pediatric practice. I am deeply embedded, consciously, within my community.

Arthur Delaney

What's Next For Sandy Survivors? | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green

POINT PLEASANT, N.J. -- Heeding word that Hurricane Sandy would be a bad storm, Daniel McGee and his girlfriend Candy Lucky raised their belongings ab...

LOOK: The Most Incredible Hurricane Sandy Survival Story

Sarah Medina | Posted 11.04.2012 | Good News

A lot of inspirational stories have come forth in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy -- stories of heroic rescues and random acts of kindness. But the t...

Should Flood Survivors of Hurricane Sandy Relocate?

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

Fifty-five percent of the nation's population lives in counties protected by levees. The time has come to admit that one-size-fits-all flood protection will not adequately protect the regions with the most people, property and infrastructure.

With Power Restored, Seniors See Storm's Images For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.02.2012 | Fifty

With cable TV power finally restored, 86-year-old Gloria Connolly and her 200 neighbors, all holed up for four days in dark unheated Leisure Park reti...

Talking To Kids About Severe Weather

Posted 11.02.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week, the East Coast was hit with a massive “superstorm” t...

How To Find Gas Despite Shortage

Reuters | Posted 01.02.2013 | Money

By Lauren Young NEW YORK, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Looking for gas in places that have been hit hard by Sandy? Instead of waiting in line, go...

Paean to the Jersey Shore

Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D.

"I never saw my home town until I stayed away too long," says a line from the Tom Waits song called "San Diego Serenade." But to my mind, he's plaintively singing about New Jersey.

A Washington D.C. Reporter Reflects on Childhood in New Jersey

Connie Lawn | Posted 01.01.2013 | DC
Connie Lawn

I grew up in Long Branch, NJ, one of the shore towns which suffered great destruction. Long Branch gave me a toughness I have needed to survive in the challenging worlds of reporting, politics and business.

Arthur Delaney

Hurricane Sandy's Jersey Shore Survivors Left Cold And In The Dark | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

ASBURY PARK, N.J. -- Before the storm, Kimberly Brooks went to the store and bought some extra food. Now her fridge stinks. “I wasn’t thinking ...

John Rudolf

Floodwaters Recede In New Jersey, But New Problems Emerge | John Rudolf | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

TOMS RIVER, N.J. -- On a narrow street coated with mud and strewn with debris, Pat Shields stood at a makeshift barrier of scrap metal and plywood, ta...

Dave Jamieson

Hurricane Sandy Victims Scramble For Gas In New Jersey | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green

NEPTUNE, N.J. -- When Joe Baron headed into work Wednesday morning, he and his colleagues were told to file for unemployment. Hurricane Sandy had w...

Gas Shortage Compounds Problems

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | Money

* Long lines at gas stations as fuel stations run dry * Those that are open may start running out within 24 hours * Firs...