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2 hrs ago | Patch.com

Dredging In The Manasquan Inlet Off Point Beach, Manasquan Shores

Emergency dredging at Manasquan Inlet following Hurricane Sandy's impact has already been completed, but additional projects in the inlet area are still planned, officials said.

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

6 hrs ago | GlobeSt.com

Grosvenor: Canada's Resilience Ranks High

A recent report from Grosvenor's research team suggests that Canadian cities could be the best bet for long-term real estate investment, with Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary taking the first, second and third spots respectively.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Hurricane, Weather

10 hrs ago | NJ.com

Why rely on bad climate-change scare advice? Letter

It's been almost nine years since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Plastics News

Polyair rebuilds from Sandy with help from Process Control

Hurricane Sandy gutted Polyair Inter Pack Inc.'s Carlstadt, N.J., plant more than a year ago, and Brian Clawson won't soon forget the devastation.

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SILive.com

Easter spirit arises in stained glass windows at Staten Island churches

Stained-glass windows at Staten Island churches have spiritual, artistic and historical significance that goes beyond religious denominations and the confines of parish buildings.

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CBS Local

Elliot Key Reopens After 18-Month Closure

Biscayne National Park's Elliot Key reopened Thursday, after being closed for nearly 18 months due to damage from Hurricane Sandy.

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The Real Deal

Flooding after Hurricane Sandy at the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

In addition to the $42 million in federal funds allotted to business recovery and programs to assist owners of storm-damaged homes , the U.S. government intends to give the Metropolitan Transportation Authority more than $400 million to repair and maintain tunnels damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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Newswise

After Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Residents Support Government Mitigation, But Not Footing the Bill

Washington, D.C. - New Jersey residents who were surveyed four months after Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast of the United States in October 2012 expressed strong support for government policies to reduce the likelihood of severe damage from future hurricanes, according to a study involving 875 residents.

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Examiner.com

Tripp Halstead-the boy who will touch your heart

Bill and Stacy Halstead got married in 2007 and decided right away to get pregnant.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Bend Red Cross volunteer back from Oso

When Red Cross volunteer Bob Pohly of Bend received the call to head to Oso, Washington, he didn't hesitate.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

SILive.com

EXCLUSIVE: Sources say mayor will announce expanded acquisition program, borough directors for Sandy recovery on Staten Island

Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce an expansion of the city and state acquisition for redevelopment program to interested priority-two and -three homeowners, among other initiatives, at an event on Staten Island Thursday, two sources told the Advance.

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Law.com

Judge Blocks Testimony of Appraiser in Dryer Fire Suit

Sketches by late fashion designer Oleg Cassini. Other such drawings and artwork by Cassini were damaged in a fire at his mansion that was allegedly caused by a defective dryer.

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Examiner.com

Thunderbolt will open in May at Coney Island

Soon Coney Island will have a new roller coaster besides the world famous Cyclone.

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Long Island Business News

Schumer: Don't forget LI's North Shore Sandy woes

Sen. Charles Schumer says some communities on the North Shore of Long Island are still in need of funding to recover from the damage of Hurricane Sandy.

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The Jersey Journal

Public less satisfied with NJ Hurricane Sandy recovery effort, poll finds

Homes in Belmar found themselves under water after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the Jersey Shore.

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The New York Observer

City Councilman Calls Hurricane Sandy a 'Blessing'

Speaking on NY1 last night, Councilman Donovan Richards labeled the 2012 storm that ravaged his Far Rockaway district both a curse and a "blessing" because the devastation brought needed attention to his corner of Queens.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Islanders join in effort at Oso slide

Following one of the deadliest natural disasters in state history, several Vashon residents have joined in the large response effort at the Oso landslide.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Vashon, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Hurricane, Weather, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat

CBS Local

New Poll Finds Sandy Recovery Ratings Falling For Gov. Christie

A new poll shows a growing dissatisfaction within New Jersey when it comes to recovery from Hurricane Sandy almost a year and a half ago.

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Washington Square News

Research finds greater opportunities for minorities

As the importance of increasing academic opportunities for young male minorities has been thrust into the spotlight by the Obama administration, a recently published report on New York City's Expanded Success Initiative, is shedding light on the effectiveness of such measures.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Point Beach closer to buying Ocean Ave. plot

Point Pleasant Beach's council approved the purchase of a tract on Ocean Avenue by the inlet for $475,000 that would allow the town to remedy a blight that is still damaged from Hurricane Sandy.

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