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New Jersey Sandy

Christie Avoids Talk Of Scandal

AP | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is blaming the federal government for failing to allocate enough money to the state to fully ...

New Jersey Sandy Recovery Moves Ahead

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 11.25.2013 | Green

MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) — With the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, New Jersey took two big steps Wednesday toward protecting its still-v...

Town Hardest Hit By Sandy Begins Razing Homes

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 07.10.2013 | Green

MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) — Cranes and bulldozers have joined seagulls and surf as the new sounds of summer in the Jersey shore town that was the harde...

Sandy Victims Get Initial $50 Million From Benefit Concert

AP | Posted 12.19.2012 | Impact

NEW YORK -- The Robin Hood Foundation says it is beginning to distribute $50 million in proceeds from last week's benefit concert to organizations hel...

Inside An Unlikely New Friendship | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

Big storms have a way of throwing the incongruous together. Think of that carousel in the river, or the bar that washed up, intact, a few miles from w...

Finding and Salvaging Your Property in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy

Bari Kroll | Posted 01.29.2013 | Impact
Bari Kroll

People lost all types of property during the storm -- some people lost something as big as a boat, while others lost photographs and family treasures. It is our job to use the skills we have to help in any way we can and that doesn't necessarily have to be in a conventional way.

How to Teach 'Jersey Strong'

Joe Paradise | Posted 01.21.2013 | New York
Joe Paradise

New Jersey is a pretty resilient state. We have to be as we are so often the punch lines of other states' jokes. When Hurricane Sandy hit, that resilience was put to the test on an even more sobering level.

Lucas Kavner

Unsung Heroes Of Hurricane Sandy Save Lives On Jersey Shore | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

The Underwater Search and Rescue Squad 86 in Berkeley Township, New Jersey is made up entirely of volunteers, squad president Carl Mattocks among them...

In the Chaos, Hurricane Sandy's Surprises

Meredith Fineman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Meredith Fineman

Natural disasters bring to light certain things that are easy to forget.

Best Mayor Ever Invites Powerless Hurricane Victims Over To His House

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Don't ever change, Cory Booker. Hurricane Sandy hit the state of New Jersey head-on when it made landfall on Monday, decimating the Jersey shorelin...

Chris Kirkham

Sandy-Weary Hoboken Residents Criticize City Over Evacuation Warnings | Chris Kirkham | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Frank Quiroz and Idania Roman slogged through a waist-high mix of Hudson River water, sewage and gasoline Wednesday afternoon, hoisti...

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...