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1 hr ago | 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

1 hr ago | 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.


Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Hurricane, Weather

6 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Somerset County, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Bridgeton, NJ, Vineland, NJ

10 hrs ago |

$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.


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

14 hrs ago | EUobserver

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.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather

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)


Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Somerset County, MD, Hurricane, Weather

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.


Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Hurricane, Weather

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.


Related Topix: Sea Bright, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Chris Christie, US Governors, Manasquan, NJ

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.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Renton, WA, Electronics, Hurricane, Weather

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)


Related Topix: New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, Hurricane, Weather, Andrew Cuomo, Rutgers University

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hoboken, NJ, Home Gardening, Home


Grimm Rips Into City's Build it Back Efforts

Rep. Michael Grimm faces a tough re-election fight this fall and a 20-count federal indictment for fraud and tax evasion.


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Urban doomsday preppers not your stereotypical paranoid white survivalists

If you were to picture a doomsday prepper living in New York City , how would you describe them? If you're thinking bunker-building isolationists with conservative or anti-government sentiments, a religious end-times outlook, a secret arsenal of weaponry, and a massive cache of food -- well, you would be incorrect.


Related Topix: Queens College, City University of New York, Hurricane, Weather

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Become a Hoboken Hero: Join the City's Community Emergency Response Team

The City of Hoboken invites members of the community to join its 100-strong and growing Community Emergency Response Team .


Related Topix: Hoboken, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

Forgotten Faces of Sandy: Week 3 of voices from the storm

In our ongoing series collecting the voices of those still suffering from Hurricane Sandy, a recurring theme is emerging: the difficulty of navigating relief programs, the full time job that comes with rebuilding a flood-ravaged home.


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Oil Issues/ Hollywood Medium

In the first half, longtime business and energy journalist, James R. Norman , discussed how the US and its allies use the price of oil as an economic weapon.


Related Topix: Peak Oil, Hurricane, Weather, Florida

The Brooklyn Inc

G-Train Gripes: In the Dark About a Shutdown

It's the fourth week of the G train's partial shutdown and Greenpoint resident Mike Wechsler has decided to sweat rather than wait.


Related Topix: Long-Island-City, NY, Hurricane, Weather