Hurricane Sandy

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The List: 7 Great New Jersey Songs that Have Nothing to Do With Superstorm Sandy

You’ve heard “Stronger Than the Storm.” You’ve heard it so many times. At last, there’s a new batch of eff-Sandy songs now that the Stronger than […]

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The Three Jersey Shore “Song of the Summer” Finalists

A few weeks ago, New Jersey initiated a contest to replace the insufferably catchy “Stronger than the Storm” anthem. (Whoa-oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-ohhhh!) Now, we have our finalists. […]

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New Yorker Calls for Retreat From the Jersey Shore Barrier Islands. Easy for the New Yorker to say.

On Monday, I drove to Seaside Park to visit a friend who’s staying there this summer. For the last six years, I’ve spent a lot […]

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New Jersey Experiencing A “Sandy Baby Boom”

Well, what the hell else are you going to do during a hurricane? Fox 29 reports: Superstorm Sandy babies are popping up all over the […]

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Jon Bon Jovi Donates $1 Million to Superstorm Sandy Relief Fund

While some Jersey homeowners hope for a ruling against dunes on beaches that could block their ocean view, Jon Bon Jovi is busy throwing cash […]

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The Case Against “Stronger Than the Storm”

“It’s in our blood, our DNA/It’s who we are, we’re here to stay!/’Cuz! We’re! Stronger than the storm/Oh, oh, oh!” If you’ve been anywhere in […]

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Revel Decides to Be a Casino Instead of Pretend It’s Not a Casino. Plus: South Kensington Thrives

• Revel Casino Offers Loss-Rebate Promotion As It Attempts To Rebuild Customer Base [CBS 3] • Revel’s new marketing approach: Target the gambler [philly.com] • […]

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Was Staying Through Hurricane Sandy the Right Thing to Do?

The day after the storm hit, Sally and Peter Burnett sat on their deck, just watching. Boats. A refrigerator. A PVC bench with a pumpkin […]

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Red Cross Still Hasn’t Spent $110M of $300M in Sandy Donations

NBC 10 reports: “Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn’t spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to […]

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Forecast: Three Hurricanes To Hit U.S. This Season

Uh-oh: AccuWeather.com’s long-range team predicts 16 named tropical storms, eight hurricanes and four major hurricanes for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. Of these, three are […]

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Seaside Heights Roller Coaster Will Be Removed…After Prince Harry Sees It Tomorrow

Among the ghoulish, abandoned reminders of Hurricane Sandy’s destruction, none looms larger than the Seaside Heights roller coaster. And apparently that roller coaster is about […]

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Six Months After Sandy, Cat Returns Home

During Hurricane Sandy, Porsche the cat—yes, that’s really the cat’s name—from home in Chadwick Island, Toms River to Point Pleasant, eight miles away. The cat escaped. […]

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Sandy-Damaged Scratch Tickets Sickening Jersey Lotto Workers

Six months after Hurricane Sandy, the after affects are still being felt…in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Though it may be located 50 miles west of the […]

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Angry, Cursing Chris Christie Has Returned

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie never disappoints—or, at least, he doesn’t do so for long. After making his name as a tough-talking rootin’ tootin’ take-no-prisoners sheriff […]

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Christie: Obama “Kept Every Promise” on Hurricane Sandy

Today on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough gave Chris Christie a big fat piece of political bait, asking him why New Jersey’s storm recovery was […]