Hurricane Sandy

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Contractor Sentenced For Scamming Hurricane Sandy Victims

A contractor who took deposits for work that was never done at two central New Jersey homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced to five years in state prison.

10/18/2014

(The Potomac River overflows its banks at high tide on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, in Washington, DC.  Photo by Brenda Ekwurzel, provided)

Report: Climate Change Will Worsen Tidal Flooding All Along East Coast

A new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists projects that in the next three decades years, Philadelphia could go from about 19 tidal flooding events per year to more than 200.

10/09/2014

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Amtrak Warns Eventual Shutdown of NJ-to-NYC Tunnels Will Be Needed

A report released by Amtrak says they would need to close each Hudson River tunnel for at least a year to make repairs.

10/02/2014

(Passengers board a Septa train at the Wynnewood station during a blizzard in February 2014.  File photo by Pat Loeb)

Federal Government Awards SEPTA $86 Million For Storm Hardening

The largest of the seven projects, costing $32 million, is to shore up the cabling that powers SEPTA’s entire Regional Rail system.

09/22/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: New York’s South Street Seaport

Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, New York’s popular South Street Seaport is still recovering. But it’s really worth a getaway visit.

09/04/2014

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New Jersey Poll Asks Christie’s Presidential Question

More than half believe the time he’s spending in Iowa and New Hampshire as head of the Republican Governors Association points to loftier goals. And, Redlawsk says, some of those surveyed believe that leaves Christie less focused at home:

08/12/2014

(An Atlantic City Line train at the AC rail station.  File photo by Adam E. Moreira)

No Thanks, We’re Doing Fine, Says NJT of Its Atlantic City Rail Line

NJT spokesman William Smith says the agency currently has no plans to act on any of the proposals in a 2009 consulting company’s report.

07/15/2014

(US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, in file photo by Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Feds Announce $100M Effort To Ease Effects Of Next Sandy-like Storm

Protecting the Jersey shore from the next superstorm is one goal of a $100-million grant program announced today by Sally Jewell, secretrary of the US Department of the Interior.

06/16/2014

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Hurricane Season Readiness is Focus of Jersey Shore Conference

Emergency management coordinators gathering at the Wildwood Convention Center were operating under the belief that it’s not a matter of if the Jersey shore gets hit with a hurricane, it’s when.

06/03/2014

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Family Who Lost Dog In Hurricane Sandy Reunited With Him Over A Year Later At SPCA

The SPCA says they brought in the first candidate and it was the family’s missing dog from over a year ago.

05/02/2014

(On the ocean or the bay, kayaking -- including kayak fishing -- is a fun and inexpensive way to enjoy the water.   File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Exploring the Bays of the Jersey Shore

In planning getaways to the Jersey shore, there’s an easy way to get on the water and explore nature — for an hour, or a day.

05/01/2014

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New Poll Finds Sandy Recovery Ratings Falling For Gov. Christie

Early post-Sandy polls gave Governor Christie high marks. 76-percent approved just last fall. Not anymore, according to the Monmouth University poll.

04/16/2014

Stigall Show Log 4.8.14

Chris discusses University of Connecticut basketball player Shabazz Napier’s assertion that athletes often go to bed hungry and Allyson Schwartz kicking off her ad campaign for Governor. He talks to Matthew Continetti from the Washington Free Beacon and filmmaker Phelim McAleer.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/08/2014

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Post-Hurricane Sandy Beach Restoration Project Helps Protect Shore Wildlife

Hurricane Sandy battered Atlantic coast beaches, but the flip side of the storm, south of the eye where wind howled from the west, chewed up those on the New Jersey shore of the Delaware Bay.

04/06/2014

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Scientists Submit Proposals To Protect New Jersey’s Coastline From Future Hurricanes

The scientific community is working on ways to better protect areas ravaged by Hurricane Sandy 17 months ago. One idea in particular is getting a good deal of attention.

04/02/2014

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