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3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Study identifies challenges faced by NYU nurses after Hurricane Sandy

Many recall the dramatic images of nurses at New York University's Langone Medical Center heroically evacuating over three hundred patients, carrying many including the youngest and most vulnerable down flights of stairs during the power outage resulting from the storm surge generated by Hurricane Sandy.


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6 hrs ago |

What's holding up damage assessment and repair of Rosebank's beloved Buono Beach?

It has been almost a year since the city Parks Department told that there was not yet a "schedule for repairs" of the veterans' memorial section of Rosebank's Buono Beach, on the waterfront foot of Hylan Boulevard .


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10 hrs ago | Business Wire

Fitch Affirms MSBAM 2012-C6

A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this press release. The affirmation of MSBAM 2012-C6 is based on the stable performance of the underlying collateral pool.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Chelsea (New York, NY), Hurricane, Weather, Austin, TX

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Thursday group run to mark 19 years

The Jersey Shore Running Club's Thursday Group run started 19 years ago in 1995.


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The Jersey Journal

Hunterdon towns getting share of $13M federal grant post-Hurricane Sandy

The cost of permanent, automatic generators is being defrayed by nearly $200,000 in state grants awarded to three Lambertville entities.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Lambertville, NJ, Somerset County, NJ, Hillsborough, NJ

The East Hampton Star

Endangered House Decision on Hold

John Ryan, who already has one rock revetment on his property, is asking for a second one facing the ocean beach.


Related Topix: Montauk, NY, East Hampton, NY, Hurricane, Weather

Pause To Accelerate a la Chris Christie

This "New Leader's Playbook" column focuses on executive onboarding and BRAVE leadership examples for others to follow.


Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Hurricane, Weather

Star News Group

Seeking a flooding fix in Sea Girt

On numerous occasions since the recent beach replenishment project was completed, Sea Girt has experienced flooding issues due to sand blocking its two outfall pipes, located at Baltimore Boulevard and Neptune Place.


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

Bangkok Post

Pump contact let for Xayaburi dam

Xylem Inc, the water company whose equipment cleared New York tunnels after Hurricane Sandy in the US, won a customized-pumps contract for a controversial Mekong River hydropower dam under construction that will help provide electricity to 4 million people in Laos and Thailand.


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U.S. rebuilds beach at Kennedy Space Center

The U.S. has finished a big project to protect launch pads and other space facilities from the encroaching Atlantic.


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Massachusetts Volunteers Help Fix Breezy Point Resident's Sandy-Ravaged Home

One Breezy Point resident is starting to see his Hurricane Sandy-ravaged home get fixed, thanks to a group of volunteers from Massachusetts.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Vilsack unveils report showing 'fire borrowing' impactsVilsack...

Vilsack unveils report showing 'fire borrowing' impacts Obama wants Congress to add wildfires to natural disasters eligible for FEMA assistance.


Related Topix: US News, FEMA, Yosemite National Park, CA, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, Hurricane, Weather, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Politics

The Daily Caller

ANALYSIS: Growth, Not Global Warming, To Blame For Disaster Damage

These days it seems like any time a storm rears its ugly head pundits declare that global warming is to blame.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Weather, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, Conservative Political News

JD Supra

A Flood by Any Other Name is Still a Flood - or Why Losses...

A Flood by Any Other Name is Still a Flood - or Why Losses Caused by Flood Are Subject to Flood Sublimits Lawyers are students of language, and they have a reputation for building arguments out of long-ago lessons of grammar and language arts.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Hurricane, Weather, Tsunami, Tornado

Archinect School Blog

Rockaway Pipeline Stirs Controversy

A new pipeline called the Rockaway Delivery Lateral Project is under construction in the Rockaways.


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Watch These Awesome Super Rapid One-Minute Satellite Scans

When NASA launched the first weather satellite back in 1960, it was little more than two television cameras strapped to a satellite and shot into orbit.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Weather, Meteorology, Science, North Carolina, Hurricane, Hurricane Isaac

The Jersey Journal

Hotel accused of Sandy price gouging to pay nearly $65K to settle allegations

The owners of an Egg Harbor Township hotel accused of price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Sandy have agreed to pay nearly $65,000 to settle the allegations, state officials said today.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Atlantic County, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

Slate Magazine

Ebola Is Not God's Wrath

As the deadly Ebola virus continues to spread in Liberia, religious leaders there are claiming that "immoral acts" are responsible for the catastrophic outbreak.


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New Jersey Herald

Emergency generators to be stored in Franklin

The National Guard Armory on Munsonhurst Road has been designated as one of three regional locations throughout the state that together will house 52 generators for possible deployment to gasoline stations and other essential facilities in the event of a future emergency comparable to Hurricane Sandy.


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New Jersey Herald

Sussex Borough postpones vote on utility sale committee

Sussex County may be getting its own version of "Jersey Shore." Mountain Creek President Bill Benneyan said Tuesday that two production companies have contacted Mountain Creek about possibly creating a TV reality show at Action Park, the resort's iconic outdoor waterpark.


Related Topix: Sussex County, NJ, Hackettstown, NJ, Hurricane, Weather