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1 hr ago | The Norwalk Daily Voice

Norwalk Offers Grants From Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund

Norwalk residents with Hurricane Sandy recovery needs that were not met by homeowner, renter and/or flood insurance, or federal loans can now receive aid from the Sandy Relief Fund.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Norwalk, CT, FEMA, US News

5 hrs ago | Switched

Naked Man At Walmart Says He Got The Wrong Drugs

A South Carolina man who walked into a Walmart wearing nothing but his shoes said he went "crazy" after getting his hands on the wrong drugs.


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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Suffolk County Announces Plans for Major Upgrade to Public Safety Communications

April 18, 2014 - Today, Suffolk County Police Commissioner Ed Webber joined Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services Commissioner Joe Williams, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, representatives from the Joint Chiefs Council and fire personnel at the Patchogue Fire Department to unveil plans for a major upgrade to Suffolk County's public safety ... (more)


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Woman accused of living in stolen van with 2 kids, 13 cats says she's not a Hurricane Sandy victim

A Staten Island woman who'd hoped for a better life in Arizona was instead arrested after police said they found her living in a stolen U-Haul cargo van with her two children and 13 cats, parked on a Stapleton street.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Family, Kids, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY


Post-Sandy NYC: Sandy-Damaged Brooklyn T.G.I Fridays Reopening Soon

Brooklyn's only T.G.I. Fridays , in Sheepshead Bay, has been closed ever since Hurricane Sandy inundated the restaurant with three feet of water.


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Dredging In The Manasquan Inlet Off Point Beach, Manasquan Shores

Emergency dredging at Manasquan Inlet following Hurricane Sandy's impact has already been completed, but additional projects in the inlet area are still planned, officials said.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Manasquan, NJ, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Grosvenor: Canada's Resilience Ranks High

A recent report from Grosvenor's research team suggests that Canadian cities could be the best bet for long-term real estate investment, with Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary taking the first, second and third spots respectively.

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Why rely on bad climate-change scare advice? Letter

It's been almost nine years since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.


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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Plastics News

Polyair rebuilds from Sandy with help from Process Control

Hurricane Sandy gutted Polyair Inter Pack Inc.'s Carlstadt, N.J., plant more than a year ago, and Brian Clawson won't soon forget the devastation.


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Easter spirit arises in stained glass windows at Staten Island churches

Stained-glass windows at Staten Island churches have spiritual, artistic and historical significance that goes beyond religious denominations and the confines of parish buildings.


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CBS Local

Elliot Key Reopens After 18-Month Closure

Biscayne National Park's Elliot Key reopened Thursday, after being closed for nearly 18 months due to damage from Hurricane Sandy.


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The Real Deal

Flooding after Hurricane Sandy at the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

In addition to the $42 million in federal funds allotted to business recovery and programs to assist owners of storm-damaged homes , the U.S. government intends to give the Metropolitan Transportation Authority more than $400 million to repair and maintain tunnels damaged by Hurricane Sandy.


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After Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Residents Support Government Mitigation, But Not Footing the Bill

Washington, D.C. - New Jersey residents who were surveyed four months after Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast of the United States in October 2012 expressed strong support for government policies to reduce the likelihood of severe damage from future hurricanes, according to a study involving 875 residents.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Rutgers University, Hurricane Irene

Tripp Halstead-the boy who will touch your heart

Bill and Stacy Halstead got married in 2007 and decided right away to get pregnant.


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Local TV Station KTVZ

Bend Red Cross volunteer back from Oso

When Red Cross volunteer Bob Pohly of Bend received the call to head to Oso, Washington, he didn't hesitate.


Related Topix: Oso, WA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Isaac

Wed Apr 16, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Sources say mayor will announce expanded acquisition program, borough directors for Sandy recovery on Staten Island

Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce an expansion of the city and state acquisition for redevelopment program to interested priority-two and -three homeowners, among other initiatives, at an event on Staten Island Thursday, two sources told the Advance.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Hurricane, Weather

Judge Blocks Testimony of Appraiser in Dryer Fire Suit

Sketches by late fashion designer Oleg Cassini. Other such drawings and artwork by Cassini were damaged in a fire at his mansion that was allegedly caused by a defective dryer.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Oyster Bay Cove, NY

Thunderbolt will open in May at Coney Island

Soon Coney Island will have a new roller coaster besides the world famous Cyclone.


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Long Island Business News

Schumer: Don't forget LI's North Shore Sandy woes

Sen. Charles Schumer says some communities on the North Shore of Long Island are still in need of funding to recover from the damage of Hurricane Sandy.


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The Jersey Journal

Public less satisfied with NJ Hurricane Sandy recovery effort, poll finds

Homes in Belmar found themselves under water after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the Jersey Shore.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Belmar, NJ, New Jersey, Monmouth University, Asbury Park, NJ