Hurricane Sandy News
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3 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
Alexis Hodges, a family nurse practitioner working at the Outer Banks Urgent Care in Nags Head, knows all too well the inconvenience the closing of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge has caused her commute from her home in Hatteras Village.
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7 hrs ago | Science Daily
Long-term concerns remain about the effects on the region of sea-level rise, pollutants churned up by the storm within back-barrier estuaries, and the damage closer to shore, but in the near-term, Long Island residents can rebuild knowing that Hurricane Sandy did not significantly alter the offshore barrier systems that control coastal erosion on ... (more)
11 hrs ago | The Hudson Reporter
Mayor Steven M. Fulop and officials from the Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority planned to install the fourth of four high-volume pumps at the Essex Street netting facility at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at the foot of Essex Street.
12 hrs ago | Radio World
Left to right are Star 99.1's Dawn Wheeler, Robin Tefft, Scott Valentine, Nancy Walter, Doug Sterner and Vickie Coonan.
13 hrs ago | New York Post
Kittens Arthur, left, and August at their foster home in New York. The pair were discovered on Aug. 29th standing between the rails on subway tracks and service was suspended for two hours on the B and Q subway lines in Brooklyn until they were rescued.
17 hrs ago | Patch.com
The reports of gas price gouging in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy may have hit closer to home than residents realize.
20 hrs ago | Newsday
A proposal by Interboro Partners planners of Brooklyn suggests placing channels along boulevards of Long Beach to prevent flooding during serious storms.
Dick Cheney told Fox viewers on Monday that he thinks New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is "a promising figure" in the Republican Party, but quickly added: I guess this means that in Dick Cheney's world, Chris Christie should have banned President Obama from entering New Jersey, refused Federal assistance, and spent the final days of the campaign ... (more)
Miles of new storm sewers will come to flood-prone streets in New Dorp Beach and South Beach now that two long-planned projects have been funded by the city -- to the tune of $100 million.
The Town of Westerly just announced its been awarded two significant storm mitigation grants; one for Misquamicut and the other, while awarded to Westerly, will surely benefit Pawcatuck: a Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection Program grant to clean up the hazardous vegetative debris in the Pawcatuck River.
Miller Field is re-opening to the public for the first time since Hurricane Sandy.
Now that Dallas has officially made it through Icemageddon 2013, there are plenty of totally legitimate questions to ask about the storm and its response.
The New York Times published a lengthy report on the more than 30,000 residents who remain displaced from Hurricane Sandy - from Long Beach to Toms River, New Jersey - and are mired still in mind-boggling bureaucratic red tape and face financial ruin.
The renourishment project along central Anna Maria Island is expected to continue through Feb. 10, with dredging for a related $3 million project at Coquina Beach to immediately follow, Charlie Hunsicker, county director of parks and natural resources, told the Tourist Development Council.
On last night's Food Network episode of "Restaurant: Impossible," Robert Irvine took his crew to New Jersey in this episode titled "Holiday: Impossible 2." Robert visited Ship Bottom, N.J. on Long Beach Island, and had three days to give a new lease on life to the LBI Pancake House and the Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company , both devastated by the ... (more)
More than five years ago, then-candidate Barack Obama vowed to "make government cool again."
Officials and residents of the Lido-Point Lookout Fire District will discuss an alternate plan to upgrade the district's facilities at a public meeting Wednesday.