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9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Med Center honors high school and college interns

New Jersey Health Commissioner Mary O'Dowd takes a tour with Joseph F. Scott, president and CEO of LibertyHealth, on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, to view the renovations made to the Jersey City Medical Center which suffered significant damage during Hurricane Sandy.


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13 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Labor Day at the Jersey Shore off to good start, businesses say

The cars flowed in to the parking lot of the Amethyst Beach Resort parking lot in Point Pleasant Beach on Friday, each one shelling out at least $20 for the day, and owner John Fernicola predicted this Labor Day weekend was going to cap off a prosperous summer.


Related Topix: Jersey Shore, PA, Hurricane, Weather, Chris Christie, US Governors, Ivyland, PA

16 hrs ago |

Brick Council Lauds Pair on Becoming Community Emergency Responders

The two completed a seven-week training program that prepares them to help in the event of a significant community emergency, such as Hurricane Sandy, Brick Township Deputy Police Chief James Riccio said.


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20 hrs ago | The Town Talk

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Future uncertain for Cenla Red Cross A reorganization of the American Red Cross may cost some chapters their leadership Check out this story on Red Cross of Central Louisiana Director Mary McMinn along with co-workers Rosie Murphy, ... (more)


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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WFTV Orlando

Investigators: Orange Co. man gets thousands in fraudulent Sandy claims

Federal paperwork accuses a Winter Garden man of faking an application to get disaster aid after Hurricane Sandy, which walloped New York and New Jersey in 2012.


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Asbury Park Press

Christ United Methodist in Lakewood hosts volunteersChrist United...

Christ United Methodist in Lakewood hosts volunteers Christ United Methodist in Lakewood hosts volunteers Check out this story on Christ United Methodist Church has been the breakfast place for the Team Effort group for the past eight weeks.


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The Washington Post

For Christie, a boardwalk tour, and hints of a presidential bid

Gov. Chris Christie returned to the Jersey Shore on Friday, grinning for pictures with throngs of swimsuit-clad supporters and weighing in on President Obama's foreign policy and congressional politics as he made his way down the boardwalk.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Hurricane, Weather, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sports

Cape Gazette

Lewes citizens urged to attend hearing

On Aug. 20 the Lewes Planning Commission granted preliminary approval to Lingo Associates for the proposed Harbor Point subdivision.


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Somerset County Woman Indicted For 'Sandy' Insurance Fraud

A 54-year-old Franklin Township woman was indicted on Wednesday for filing a fraudulent insurance claim in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.


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$100 million and counting for Staten Island buy-out program: Where will all the money go?

For owners of low-lying homes destroyed or substantially damaged in Hurricane Sandy, the announcement of New York State-sponsored "buy-outs" of property located in sections of the borough's East Shore floodplain sounded promising -- at first.


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EU hails 'substantial progress' towards Cuba trade deal

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Real Deal

After 13 years, city has mapped almost all waterfront buildings

Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration plans to use federal Hurricane Sandy grants to complete a 13-year initiative to map every building along the city waterfront.


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Worcester County Times

Somerset may appeal new flood maps

Somerset may appeal new flood maps Somerset County officials intend to appeal new FEMA maps Check out this story on Somerset County Administrator Ralph Taylor wants a review of new FEMA maps that place up to 11,000 more county acres in the ... (more)


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Water Online

Stormwater Utilities Absent From Hurricane Sandy States

"Stormwater runoff is an enormous problem that leads to dangerous flooding and polluted waters in New Jersey and other states," the Stormwater is often managed through stormwater utilities.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Vermont, Vermont Government

Vineyard Gazette Online

Little Bridge Dredging Project Still Hopeful

Oak Bluffs is one step closer to receiving disaster aid to dredge a channel to Sengekontacket Pond, following informal approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.


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Christie announces $8.5M plan to repair Sea Bright's sea wall damaged by Hurricane Sandy

SEA BRIGHT - Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Jersey Shore borough of Sea Bright, Gov. Chris Christie visited the town today to announce that it will receive $8.5 million to repair and expand its seawall to protect against future storms.


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Renton Reporter

New RedAlert system will send disaster info to cell phones

Renton residents can now get up-to-the-minute disaster information about the city and their neighborhood on their cell phone as part of the city's "Ready in Renton" campaign.


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Christie keeps high profile as bridge-closing inquiries advance

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, speaks on behalf of Republican candidate for Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson, left, at Lindsey's Barbecue in North Little Rock, Ark., Aug. 27. TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's schedule is packed with travel, from fundraising events for fellow Republicans around the U.S. to trade meetings ... (more)


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The East Hampton Star

Seek Revetment on Springs Bluffs

An eroding shoreline has four property owners asking the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals for the right to extend an existing revetment 560 feet south to protect their Louse Point Road houses.


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Church rain gardens help control flooding, improve watershed quality

In the concrete jungle, an hour-long downpour can cause an all-day headache. Rain gushing from streets and sidewalks, parking lots, roofs and other impermeable surfaces quickly overwhelms a city's sewer system.


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