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Thursday, Jun 14, 2018

After Rebuilding, Sandy Homeowners Now Told to Elevate

After Rebuilding, Sandy Homeowners Now Told to Elevate

In the nearly six years since Superstorm Sandy, many have rebuilt their homes and moved on with their lives. But in one Long Island town, residents are just now learning they have to elevate their...

Sunday, Oct 29, 2017

Communities in NY and NJ Mark 5 Years Since Sandy

Communities in NY and NJ Mark 5 Years Since Sandy

Communities across New York and New Jersey marked the fifth anniversary of Sandy on Sunday, a day that ironically saw the region hit by another strong storm system containing soaking rains and strong winds.

Friday, Oct 27, 2017

NY, NJ Unprepared 5 Years After Sandy: Experts

NY, NJ Unprepared 5 Years After Sandy: Experts

Five years after Sandy was supposed to have taught the U.S. a lesson about the dangers of living along the coast, disaster planning experts say there is no place in America truly prepared for climate change and...

Friday, Oct 27, 2017

5 Years After Sandy, Some Victims Still Don't See a Future

5 Years After Sandy, Some Victims Still Don't See a Future

Five years after Sandy made landfall near Atlantic City, beginning its days-long siege on the tri-state area that would leave major cities largely under water, kill dozens of people and cause tens of billions of...

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017

500-Year Floods Could Hit NYC Every 5 Years, Study Warns

500-Year Floods Could Hit NYC Every 5 Years, Study Warns

This weekend marks five years since Sandy unleashed a devastating blow to the tri-state area, killing dozens of people, causing billions of dollars in damage, and disrupting thousands of lives.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Where Sandy Washed Out Roller Coaster, New Ride Is Unveiled

Where Sandy Washed Out Roller Coaster, New Ride Is Unveiled

Nearly five years after Sandy swept a roller coaster off a Jersey Shore amusement pier and into the ocean, a brand-new, custom-made ride replacing it has been unveiled.

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017

Former Engineering Firm Exec Guilty in Sandy Insurance Case

Former Engineering Firm Exec Guilty in Sandy Insurance Case

A former director of an engineering firm charged with illegally altering reports about damage from Superstorm Sandy pleaded guilty to unauthorized practice of engineering in connection with the case, New...

Thursday, Feb 18, 2016

Sandy-Damaged PATH Escalators to Be Replaced in 2018

Sandy-Damaged PATH Escalators to Be Replaced in 2018

Three years after a malfunction on a Sandy-damaged escalator injured several people at a PATH station, the agency that operates the rail line said it will replace all three of the units — two years from now.

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

Rebuilding Continues in New Jersey 3 Years After Sandy

Rebuilding Continues in New Jersey 3 Years After Sandy

New Jersey remains a work in progress three years after Superstorm Sandy devastated some coastal communities and left thousands without electricity for days.

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

3 Years After Sandy, What's Fixed, What's Not

3 Years After Sandy, What's Fixed, What's Not

Boardwalks have been rebuilt, sea walls erected, bays cleared of debris and thousands of homes restored three years after Sandy pummeled coasts of New Jersey and New York. Yet the rebuilding effort is not...

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