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Post-superstorm buyouts get boost as summer nears

6-7-14
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is stepping up its efforts to buy homes in flood-prone areas and tear them down as the second summer after Superstorm Sandy approaches. The goal of the $300 million Blue Acres program is to create open spaces to ...

Suspect Sandy charity Distributes funds

6-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Superstorm Sandy charity that was suspected of fraud has finished distributing $325,000 under a settlement with New Jersey prosecutors. The unregistered Hurricane Sandy Relief Foundation distributed $100,000 to two groups in ...
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Emergency Response Truck Caters to Pets

6-3-14
The American Humane Association's Red Star rescue truck is equipped with food, water, medical supplies and sleeping arrangements for up to four animal responders.

Projects to protect New York, New Jersey unveiled

6-2-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal officials say they'll fund a series of designs to protect New York City and New Jersey from future weather events like Superstorm Sandy. Six projects have been chosen from a pool of finalists as part of the "Rebuild by ...
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NJ Prepares for Another Hurricane Season

5-28-14
With hurricane season beginning June 1, Monmouth County has rolled out a new program for emergency preparedness.

Scientists to drop research drones into hurricanes

5-27-14
MIAMI (AP) — The point where the roiling ocean meets the fury of a hurricane's winds may hold the key to improving storm intensity forecasts — but it's nearly impossible for scientists to see. That may change this summer, thanks to ...

Storm-related delays ease at New York airports

5-24-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Flights delays are easing at three New York City-area airports after thunderstorms wreaked havoc on Memorial Day weekend travel. The FAA says as of midnight Friday departure delays were averaging 60 to 75 minutes at La Guardia and ...

Forecasters predict slow Atlantic hurricane season

5-22-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal forecasters are predicting a slower than usual hurricane season this year because of an expected El Niño system. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in New York City on Thursday that the periodic ...

Utility regulators approve storm improvements

5-22-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — State regulators have approved a $1 billion plan by New Jersey's largest utility to raise rates over five years to strengthen electric and gas systems to protect them from future storms. Public Service Electric and Gas initially ...

Sweeney seeks Sandy Bill of Rights veto override

5-22-14
MANASQUAN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Senate president wants to try to override Gov. Chris Christie's veto of the Superstorm Sandy "Bill of Rights." Sen. Stephen Sweeney made the announcement Thursday at the home of a Manasquan family who are still ...