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New Jersey News

PATH Officials: Several More Weeks Before Hoboken Service Is Back

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Path train service in and out of Hoboken, New Jersey, remains suspended leaving commuters with options like pricier ferry trips or longer bus rides to get into Manhattan. Nearly a month after Sandy, Port Authority officials who operate the PATH Train system brought reporters down into a tunnel below Hoboken on Tuesday to see just why the repairs are taking so long.

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WNYC News

To Stay or Go? The Dilemma Facing Those Left Homeless by Sandy

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Many people displaced by Sandy have been staying with family and friends, but a month after the storm they're finding their housing situation — or lack thereof — to be increasingly difficult.

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WNYC News

Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty to Remain Closed Until 2013

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will remain closed for the rest of the year, according to the U.S. National Park Service, as it continues to assess the damage from after Sandy. 

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WNYC News

Schneiderman Tells Nonprofits to Reveal Storm Aid

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent letters to 72 nonprofits asking them to disclose their fundraising and relief efforts for Superstorm Sandy victims.

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New Jersey News

Christie Wants Congress to Act Quickly on Sandy Recovery

Monday, November 26, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Monday that his goal is to secure multi-billion dollar federal aid for Sandy recovery from Washington during Congress's lame duck session.

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New Jersey News

Christie Files Papers to Run for Second Term

Monday, November 26, 2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has announced he will seek re-election to a second term.

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New Jersey News

In Rebuilding NJ’s Beaches, Debate Brews Over Replacing Sand

Monday, November 26, 2012

New Jersey beaches are, on average, 30 to 40 feet narrower after Sandy, according to a recent study. Nearly $700 million dollars has been spent replacing sand on the state's beaches, and the cost of reconstructing the coast will only increase. It’s sparking public debate over whether it's a good idea.

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WNYC News

NY Gets Funds to Hire Sandy Cleanup Workers

Sunday, November 25, 2012

New York has gotten a $27 million federal grant that will go toward hiring people to help Sandy cleanup efforts.

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WNYC News

Immigrants Struggle to Cope in Sandy's Aftermath

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Sandy plunged some immigrants living illegally in the U.S. into darkness and even deeper into the shadows.

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New Jersey News

NJ Sandy Cleanup to Cost About $29.4 Billion

Friday, November 23, 2012

Cleaning up the damage caused by Sandy will cost New Jersey about $29.4 billion.

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WNYC News

NYC Gas Post-Storm Rationing Set to End Saturday

Friday, November 23, 2012

The first day of the holiday shopping season will be the last full day of post-Superstorm Sandy gasoline rationing in New York City.

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New Jersey News

Hurricane Sandy Relief Funds: Following the Money

Friday, November 23, 2012

First there was New Jersey legend Bruce Springsteen headlining a star-studded telethon to benefit the American Red Cross. Then there was Oscar de la Hoya and his Los Angeles-based Golden Boy Productions donating the proceeds from a night of boxing to the decimated Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City.

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WNYC News

Far Rockaway, Queens, Copes with Sinkholes

Friday, November 23, 2012

Residents in Far Rockaway, Queens, are now coping with sinkholes in areas that seemed stable before Superstorm Sandy.

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WNYC News

Stories from the Storm

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

It's been almost a month since Sandy, a storm for the record books. WNYC checks in with some of the many people we met while reporting on the aftermath.

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WNYC News

Sandy Leaves At-Risk Kids and Families in Perilous Position

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Some of New York City's most vulnerable children may be in even more at risk following Sandy. The storm displaced thousands, and resource-strapped child welfare workers are trying to track down these vulnerable families and link them with services.

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New Jersey News

Sandy's Toll on Public Health

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Health officials are starting to see health effects from Sandy-damaged zones, including rashes, coughs and other respiratory ailments.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Post-Sandy Thanksgiving: Ways You Can Help

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Even as life has returned to normal in many parts of our area, recovery continues for those hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy, and for many affected by the storm, this will be a difficult Thanksgiving. Katie Benner, a writer for Fortune and the creator of Sandy Sucks, talks about volunteering in Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island, and shares her plans to help cook a Thanksgiving dinner for those affected in Brooklyn. Caterer Jessica Alfreds (www.jessicaalfreds.com) is cooking and hosting a Thanksgiving dinner for those affected by Sandy at St. Mark’s Church.

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WNYC News

Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries Help Storm Victims While Struggling, Too

Monday, November 19, 2012

The Food Bank for New York City distributes emergency food to pantries and soup kitchens across the city and says since Sandy hit its delivered half a million meals to affected areas. But it's questioning how long it can keep up the pace.

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The Takeaway

Fiscal Cliff Could Hinder Sandy Recovery Efforts

Monday, November 19, 2012

President Obama and Republicans in Congress have yet to agree on a solution to the impending fiscal cliff, a package of tax hikes and spending cuts set to go into effect in the New Year. Thus far neither side has shown a strong willingness to concede to what the other wants. Rana Foroohar, assistant managing editor of TIME Magazine, explains.

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New Jersey News

NJ After Sandy: To Rebuild or To Re-Design?

Friday, November 16, 2012

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New Jersey is now going about the painstaking task of assessing the damage done by Sandy and determining what can be replaced and what is lost forever.   A spokesman for Governor Christie confirms that the Governor expects to have a preliminary dollar estimate Friday of the damage wrought by Sandy.

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