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Firefighters contain Long Branch fire

11-7-13
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Officials are hoping rain will help extinguish a stubborn fire at the Long Branch Recycling Facility. Firefighters contained the four-alarm blaze in a 150-foot-by-75-foot pile of brush on Wednesday. But it continued to ...
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Businesses Still Hurting a Year After Hurricane Sandy

10-28-13
Some who saw their businesses destroyed last year during Hurricane Sandy are still struggling to get back to normal.
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Ellis Island Reopens Nearly a Year After Sandy

10-28-13
Tourists were able to visit Ellis Island for the first time in almost a year since flood waters from Hurricane Sandy heavily damaged the area.
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Oceanville Wildlife Refuge to Get Sandy Relief Money

10-24-13
The U.S. Secretary of the Interior and congressional leaders announced that $162 million of the Hurricane Sandy relief package will be used for 45 restoration projects along the East Coast, including one at an Oceanville wildlife refuge.
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Environmental Coalition Releases Sandy Report Cards

10-24-13
A group of six environmental groups has rated Gov. Christie, the DEP, DCA, legislature, president and federal agencies on their responses after Hurricane Sandy hit.
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Maritime Forest Aims to Protect Property from Strong Storms

10-23-13
Bradley Beach has a new maritime forest located behind the dune system, which officials hope will protect areas that were wiped out by Hurricane Sandy from future storm damage.
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Fewer Monarchs Migrate Through Cape May Than Previous Falls

10-22-13
Monarch butterflies travel through Cape May each fall on their way to Mexico. This year, the numbers are lower than the past, but the Monarch Migration Project believes the decrease is part of a normal cycle and not because of Hurricane Sandy.
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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.