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Union Beach Sandy Victims Can Return Home, Thanks to Habitat for Humanity

10-14-13
Volunteers, including President Jimmy Carter and his wife, worked to rebuild homes in Union Beach for Hurricane Sandy victims through Habitat for Humanity of Monmouth County.
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Save Ellis Island Chairman Hopes Island Reopens in 2014

10-14-13
Save Ellis Island Chairman Peter Lillo says the government shutdown has delayed the reopening of Ellis Island. It was supposed to reopen at the end of October, a year after Hurricane Sandy damage closed the facility. Now Lillo hopes for a 2014 reopening.
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Volunteers Help Sandy Victims Rebuild Damaged Homes

10-11-13
Habitat for Humanity of Monmouth County is helping victims of Hurricane Sandy in Union Beach by organizing volunteers to rebuild their storm damaged homes.
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NJ Work Environment Council Says State at Risk from Chemical Disasters

10-10-13
Members of the New Jersey Work Environment Council released a report entitled "Failure to Act," which finds state jobs and residents are at risk from toxic chemical disasters. But the NJ DEP says programs to reduce the use of chemicals have been successful.
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Ocean City Moves Forward with Eminent Domain Proceedings to Get Easements for Beach Replenishment

10-9-13
Ocean City officials have begun moving forward with eminent domain proceedings to obtain easements for dozens of properties that are needed for an Army Corps beach replenishment project.
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Somerset Development To Give Old Bell Labs Building More Purpose

10-9-13
Somerset Development President Ralph Zucker says that the old Bell Labs building will get a small makeover, giving it more functions.
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Free Class Shows Workers and Homeowners How to Deal With Mold After Sandy

10-4-13
The New Jersey Work Environment Council offers a free course to show people still dealing with mold problems from Hurricane Sandy how to clean it up safely.
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NJ Farmers Use Agritourism to Attract Visitors

10-3-13
Offering items like corn mazes, pumpkin picking, hay rides and farm animals are ways New Jersey farmers take advantage of agritourism to bring in customers.
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Environmental Groups Take Legal Action to Reduce Fish Kills, Pollution

10-1-13
Environmentalists from New Jersey and Delaware say they will take legal action in both states to make industrial facilities change their ways to reduce fish kills and limit pollution discharge.
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Seaside Park Administrator Says Boardwalk Fire Wouldn’t Have Happened Without Sandy

9-20-13
Seaside Park Borough Administrator Bob Martucci says the effects of Hurricane Sandy caused the massive boardwalk fire that destroyed dozens of businesses.