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A man takes a picture with his phone of a load stuck suspended above the street in New York, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Concrete weight dangles from crane over NYC street

NEW YORK (AP) — A concrete weight dangled for hours from a crane 40 floors above a street on Monday, leading officials to close a long swath of a major thoroughfare near Carnegie Hall as […]

10/07/2013

The sign for Funtown Pier stands above charred rubble in Seaside Park, N.J., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, after a fire last Thursday that started near a frozen custard stand in Seaside Park,  quickly spread north into neighboring Seaside Heights.  (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Gov. Christie defends Sandy aid for burned NJ shore businesses

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday defended his decision to use federal Superstorm Sandy recovery money to help rebuild businesses burned by a devastating boardwalk fire last week. Christie said boardwalk-area businesses […]

09/18/2013

The sign for Funtown Pier stands above charred rubble in Seaside Park, N.J., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, after a fire last Thursday that started near a frozen custard stand in Seaside Park,  quickly spread north into neighboring Seaside Heights.  (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NJ boardwalk fire linked to Sandy-damaged wiring

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The massive fire that destroyed part of a Jersey shore boardwalk and dozens of businesses began accidentally in wiring damaged in Superstorm Sandy, and should prompt coastal property owners to […]

09/17/2013

Feb. 22, 2013 photo shows two heavily damaged homes on the beach in Mantoloking, N.J., from Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Sandy’s ‘freaky’ path may be less likely in future

WASHINGTON (AP) — Man-made global warming may further lessen the likelihood of the freak atmospheric steering currents that last year shoved Superstorm Sandy due west into New Jersey, a new study says. But don’t celebrate […]

09/02/2013

Jon Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi gives $1M to NJ Superstorm Sandy relief

SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Bon Jovi is giving $1 million to help the band’s home state recover from Superstorm Sandy. Singer Jon Bon Jovi went to his hometown of Sayreville on Monday and presented a […]

07/08/2013

Statue of Liberty

Tickets on sale for Lady Liberty’s July 4 opening

NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty is reopening July 4 after Superstorm Sandy flooded the island where it stands. The statue has been closed since Sandy struck the region on Oct. 29 and […]

05/09/2013

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty to reopen by Independence Day

NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty, closed since Superstorm Sandy damaged the island where it stands, will reopen to the public by Independence Day, officials said Tuesday.

03/19/2013

(AP Photo)

Stormy issue of Sandy aid settles down in House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The political tempest stirred up by Superstorm Sandy appears to have moved on after wreaking havoc among congressional Republicans divided over how much aid to allocate to the victims.

01/16/2013

Hurricane Sandy: the Superstorm

After Sandy, ‘a miracle’ on Minnesota Ave.

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — It’s the story of a miracle for a displaced family after Hurricane Sandy. The text from Sister Diane at St. Ignatius Martyr church was as odd as it was urgent: “A man is going to call. You must answer the phone.”

12/19/2012

Follow Chris Paul to help contribute to Sandy relief

Here is an easy way to help contribute to the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Clippers guard Chris Paul will donate $1 to the relief for the first 10,000 new Twitter followers to his CP3 Cares […]

11/05/2012

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