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Hurricane Sandy News

News on Hurricane Sandy continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

42 min ago | Morristown Green

Morristown church continues Sandy Relief work at the Shore

Nearly two years ago, Superstorm Sandy damaged or destroyed over 346,000 homes in New Jersey - 22,000 were declared uninhabitable.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Union Beach, NJ, Point Pleasant, NJ

4 hrs ago |

CB 2 says 'yes' to zoning waivers for rebuilds on Sandy-damaged sites in Midland, South Beach (with photo gallery)

The architectural fabric of Hurricane Sandy-damaged communities in Midland Beach, South Beach and elsewhere on the East Shore will continue to change as small bungalows predating existing zoning regulations will be torn down and rebuilt as resilient two-story homes, elevated above the flood plain, under the city's Build it Back program .


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

5 hrs ago | Editor & Publisher

How New York Media Outlets Adapted After Hurricane Sandy

When hurricane season comes around, journalists at The Miami Herald start planning.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Natural Disasters

5 hrs ago |

Christie Hurricane Sandy czar Marc Ferzan was a mystery man: Editorial

The quiet exit of Marc Ferzan , Gov. Chris Christie's reclusive Hurricane Sandy "storm czar," reminds us of just how secretive this administration has been.


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

9 hrs ago | Deadline

Hurricane Sandy Inspires 'By The Water', First Offering Of New Development Alliance

The Writer's Room, a new development effort underwritten by veteran off-Broadway and Broadway nonprofit company Manhattan Theatre Club and off-off Broadway group Ars Nova will launch By The Water , its first show, in November at MTC's Studio At Stage II, its smaller theater at New York's City Center.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Progressive-Rock, Theater, Arts

14 hrs ago | The Narragansett Times

Reps praise receipt of disaster relief funds

As a strong ocean breeze blew through Narragansett Pier on Monday morning, local and state officials gathered before the Towers to announce more than $2.5 million in grants to fund historic property restoration throughout Rhode Island.


Related Topix: Narragansett Pier, RI, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, US House of Representatives, Representative David Cicilline, James Langevin, Democrat, US Politics, Hurricane, Weather, Narragansett, RI

16 hrs ago | InformationWeek

5 Steps To Storm-Proof Your Data

With proper preparation, cloud-based disaster recovery will enable your organization to weather the season of storms and power outages.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane

19 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Obama requests $3.7B for immigrant children | VIDEO

President Barack Obama will request $3.7 billion in emergency funds to deal with the influx of child immigrants from Central America entering the United States illegally, White House officials said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hurricane, Weather

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Scientific American

iCoast: Did the Coast Change?

Hurricane season started again in June. Do you know what happens to our coasts after these extreme storms? The U.S. Geological Survey has launched a new crowdsourcing application called " iCoast Did the Coast Change?" to show you these coastal change s from extreme storms.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Hurricane, Weather, Natural Disasters

Dallas Morning News

Summer scams to avoid

Just because it's summer doesn't mean scammers are taking a break. In fact, there are several cons that surface during the warmer months.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather


Senate Race Ads Address Faith and Disaster Fund Criticisms

The race for U.S. Senate sees its camps ratchet it up a notch with new campaign ads that trend more personal than the Natural State is used to.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Faulkner County, AR, Barack Obama, Hurricane, Weather

The Age

Why Australia risks becoming a fuel fossil

Has the present generation become completely self-centred, or do we worry about the mess we're leaving for our children and grandchildren? Ross Gittins comments.


Related Topix: Weather, Australia, Hurricane

Poynter Online

How New York media outlets adapted after Hurricane Sandy

Reporters are told to keep extra fuel at their homes in case gas stations close.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Natural Disasters, Gawker Media, Fox Interactive Media, BuzzFeed


Uber will end surge pricing in emergencies after deal with New York AG

Uber will make an exception to its surge-pricing policy during disasters and emergencies under a new policy announced on Tuesday.


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Japan Braces for Typhoon Neoguri: 3 Things You Need to Know

Typhoon Neoguri is finally releasing its grip on the Okinawa and Miyako Islands of Japan, after delivering a long-lasting, wind and wave-whipped lashing from Monday into Tuesday U.S. time.


Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, World News, Japan, Asia, Weather,

The Hill

Cotton ad pushes back on disaster funding attacks in Arkansas

Rep. Tom Cotton's Senate campaign is taking to the airwaves to push back against Sen. Mark Pryor's attacks over Cotton's votes against disaster relief.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Democrat, US Politics, Mark Pryor, Faulkner County, AR, Hurricane, Weather

The Globe and Mail

A history of the now at the Victoria and Albert

An undated handout photo of defaced currency from "Disobedient Objects," showcasing material made by social movements worldwide.


Related Topix: New York, Hurricane, Weather


Ten Cars That Could Have Been Great But Weren't

The Volvo C30 had great looks and an affordable price tag, but it just wasn't fun to drive, as our man Travis found out .


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Autos

Christie Hurricane Sandy 'storm czar' Marc Ferzan to resign

Marc Ferzan, the executive director of the Governor's Office of Recovery and Rebuilding, stands at center, while other top state officials listen to residents testify about Hurricane Sandy rebuilding efforts at a February public forum in Galloway.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Chris Christie, US Governors, Virginia, Virginia Government, University of Virginia, New Jersey Government, New Jersey


Rowan Researcher Awarded $2.8 Million to Examine Ways to Mitigate...

Nothing could have prepared New Jersey's residents for the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Rowan University, Medicine, Osteopathy