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46 min ago |

Staten Island awarded an extra $3 million for Hurricane Sandy recovery

As part of the NY Rising project, Staten Island was awarded an extra $3 million -- added to the already allocated $25 million -- to fund projects to help rebuild the Island's battered shoreline and construct preventative infrastructure post Hurricane Sandy.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Albany, NY

4 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

A Tale of Two States: Hurricane Sandy's Toll on Voting

While New Jersey and New York continue to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy, there are still many lessons to be learned from the disaster.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate, Chris Christie, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Gwinnett woman pleads guilty to taking federal hurricane funds

A Lawrenceville woman has pleaded guilty to fraudulently taking federal disaster relief funds intended for victims of Hurricane Ike in 2008, reports Gwinnett Daily Post.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Ike

13 hrs ago | Reuters

Florida Senator holds Miami Beach hearing on rising sea level

Climate change is already impacting south Florida coastal communities, which could see a three-foot rise in sea level by the end of the century, a panel of officials and scientists testified at a Senate hearing on Miami Beach on Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Florida, Science / Technology, Space, Broward County, FL, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

17 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Officials to roll out Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map

When Hurricane Ike arrived in Southeast Texas in September 2008, it was a category two storm with winds peaking at 110 mph at landfall near Galveston.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane Ike, Caplen, TX

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Times Recorder

Expedition of Ohioans sailing to recover sunken gold

An expedition is heading out this week to recover the remaining gold from a sunken 19th-century steamship that yielded an estimated $50 million a quarter century ago before legal challenges shut down the recovery.


Related Topix: Ohio, Natural Disasters

The Island Packet

Expedition sailing to recover sunken gold off SC coast

A remotely operated submersible used to recover artifacts beneath the ocean sits on the deck of the Odyssey Explorer in North Charleston, S.C., on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, Natural Disasters, Isle of Palms, SC


Hurricane Sandy Victims Highlight Main Street Lending Shortfalls

The Small Business Administration approved $468 million in disaster loans to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut businesses in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Banking, Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of New York


Volunteers needed for hurricane/disaster preparedness

The VRC is a room set up and staffed to intake and match volunteer skills with unmet needs in the community in the event of disaster.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters


DOL: More Help Available for Hurricane Sandy Recovery

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued the following news release, dated April 21. To access it on the agency's website, click HERE National Emergency Grant supplemental award to assist New Jersey with completing cleanup and recovery efforts in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Alabama Live

Mobile-developed proteins in space; hurricane-resistant show home to debut 6 weeks ahead...

U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, makes a point during a town hall meeting in Grand Bay, Ala., on Monday, March 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Science / Technology, Space, Natural Disasters, Grand Bay, AL, University of South Alabama


Rubin Carter, subject of Bob Dylan's 'Hurricane', dies aged 76

Carter, who had prostate cancer, died in his sleep at home in Toronto, aged 76. The news was confirmed by his friend and former co-defendant John Artis, reports BBC News .


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Prison

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Start Tornado Preparation Now, Expert Advises

Tornado season is here, and it's important to have an emergency plan in case your home is threatened, an expert says.


Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Ithaca, NY, Cornell University, Weather

The Jersey Journal

N.J. State Police civilian employee charged in Hurricane Sandy generator scam opts for trial

SPRINGFIELD -- A civilian employee of the N.J. State Police indicted last year on charges she posed as an inspector after Hurricane Sandy to take a generator from two men selling them on a Burlington County roadside will take her case to trial, according to a report in the Burlington County Times .


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Burlington County, NJ


The Jersey Shore Rebuilds Higher After Superstorm Sandy

Earlier this month, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced the recipients of the first hazard-mitigation elevation grants.


Related Topix: Brigantine, NJ, Atlantic County, NJ, Natural Disasters, FEMA, US News, Liberal Political News


Test your hurricane IQ

It said their findings are frightening when it comes to people's perception of when it is time to evacuate.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Caplen, TX, Bolivar Peninsula, TX

VIDEO: A Hurricane Sandy Success Story, In Ocean County

"Write letters to the papers!" That's the message one Hurricane Sandy victim has for people who still find it impossible to make progress on their personal recovery from the storm.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Ocean County, NJ

KFYI-AM Phoenix

Why the GOP needs a return to the Bush Leagues

In presidential nominating contests, the Republican establishment has always won out - from the first Bush, to the tried but tired Dole, to W., then McCain, and most recently Romney, who nonetheless had to labor mightily to emerge from the weakest field of candidates in either party, ever.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Newt Gingrich, Chris Christie, US Governors, York, SC, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

KHOU-TV Houston

Hundreds on hand as Ike-damaged church reopens in Galveston

GALVESTON, Texas -- Hundreds of worshippers have attended Easter services at a restored Roman Catholic church in Galveston that had been closed since 2008's Hurricane Ike.


Related Topix: Galveston, TX, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Weather, Hurricane Ike

NetAppVoice: What Is The Zero-Downtime, Immortal Enterprise?

Is there such a thing as an "immortal" enterprise? Imagine if all the technology behind your business never died-or even slept.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Sandy