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7 min ago | More Monmouth Musings

Prosecutor: Belmar Did Not Account For Sandy Relief Gift Cards

Doherty: We were in the middle in the worst natural disaster in the history of New Jersey.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Monmouth County, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

4 hrs ago |

Wedding dress that survived Hurricane Sandy returned to owner

After Hurricane Sandy's monumental surge destroyed the dry-cleaning store at 313 Sand Lane in South Beach almost two years ago, Nicole Pagliaro assumed that she'd never see her wedding dress again.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Wedding, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

5 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Neighborhoods Day in Detroit to bring hundreds from out of state

Carl Zerweck III and wife Robin plotted out a mission trip four years ago for their faith-based organization, Rippling Hope, after several pastor friends told the couple that the city of Detroit could use their help.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Hurricane, Weather

Mon Jul 28, 2014

JD Supra

NJ Energy Resilience Bank Funds Distributed Energy Resources

Last week, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved an agreement with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to establish and operate an Energy Resilience Bank in the state.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Myrtle Beach Online

US report says religious freedom in Cuba is bad but getting better

Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts over the past year, according to the U.S. State Department's annual report on freedom of religion around the world.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Cuba, World News, Hurricane, Weather

The Hill

Strengthen power plan rules to avoid climate haymaker

Think of it as history's biggest haymaker - after a decadeslong windup, sea-level rise is gearing up to clobber American coastal cities from Miami to D.C., as two recent scientific warnings make clear.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Hurricane, Weather, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

New York Daily News

Canarsie Pier damaged during Superstorm Sandy stuck in bureaucratic morass

Residents are angry the National Park Service still has not repaired dozens of broken lights and other damages Hurricane Sandy wrought to Canarsie Pier nearly two years ago.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, US Politics, Representative Hakeem Jeffries, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat


Legal Beans - Gone

Well, it looks like being on the "doomed corner" of Newark & Garden finally did it in for Legal Beans , who closed shop for good - even after successfully re-opening after Hurricane Sandy - and expanding into the tasty BBQ business.


Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Home Gardening, Home, Hurricane, Weather, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Hoboken, NJ, Jersey City, NJ

The Newark Star-Ledger

Menendez meets with Sandy victims in Toms River, talks flood insurance woes

Toms River homeowner Doug Quinn, center, stands with his daughter, Megan, and talks about frustrations he has had with his flood insurance settlement during a press conference today with U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hurricane, Weather, FEMA


Tidal 'Nuisance Flooding' On The Rise In Coastal Cities As Sea Level Inches Upward

A new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this week found that nuisance flooding, or minor flooding, has increased on all three U.S. coasts between 300 and 925 percent since the 1960s.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Oceanography, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

ABC News

Equinox's Plan to Take Over Fitness As We Know It

Equinox, based in New York, already operates 73 clubs in cities that include New York, Miami, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and London.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Health Club, Reebok Sports Club / NY, Malibu, CA

The Jersey Journal

Kean & Byrne: Remembering Roe, friend and rival

New Jersey Congressman Robert Roe, shown in his Capitol office in 1987, died July 15 at 90. The following exchange between former New Jersey Govs. Brendan T. Byrne and Tom Kean took place in a Thursday teleconference.


Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative David Roe, Hurricane, Weather, Opinion

New Haven Independent

City Reels In A Big Green Fish

Let's fix that pier - and give the fisherman who climbed around that chain-link fence more places to catch snappers and bluefish.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, New Haven, CT, Weather, Hurricane

Vintage Development Group plans Ohio City apartment project as new construction heats up

New apartment construction is spreading west on Detroit Avenue in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood, where Vintage Development Group plans to replace a shuttered bathhouse with a 60- to 75-unit residential building.


Related Topix: Ohio City, OH, Cleveland, OH, Hurricane, Weather

Youth volunteers transform North Philly drug house into a church

Before the drug trade moved in, the abandoned building at Sheridan and Clearfield Streets in the heart of a troubled North Philadelphia neighborhood housed a grocery store and apartments.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather

Sun Jul 27, 2014

La MaMa Announces 2014-15 Season, Includes New Works by La Bute,...

The centerpiece of "LA MAMA EARTH" will be three diverse, international productions and adaptations of William Shakepeare's THE TEMPEST from the U.S., Korea and Italy.


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Science, Ecology, Hurricane, Weather

A1A restoration repairs begin Monday



Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Hurricane, Weather, Sunrise, FL

The Jersey Journal

Long after devastating storms roar through, N.J. utilities still calculating the damage

New Jersey Natural Gas' planned $102.5 million infrastructure upgrade, which state regulators approval last week, will include a new high-pressure feed to Mantoloking, where equipment was badly damaged from Hurricane Sandy, in photo above.


Related Topix: New Jersey, Hurricane, Weather, Mantoloking, NJ, Blizzard, Old Bridge, NJ

Coney Island: Sea and the city

The 1920 Wonder Wheel Ferris wheel spins as beachgoers enjoy Coney Island sand and surf.


Related Topix: New York, NY, Coney Island, NY, Hurricane, Weather, Travel

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Union Beach couple gets $33K flood insurance bill after raising home above new federal...

Richard and Sandra Drake's flood insurance policy jumped from $598 last year to more than $33,000 this year eventhough the couple raised their home three feet above minimum federal requirements.


Related Topix: Union Beach, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, FEMA