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Menendez rejection of federal corruption charges turns into raucous rally as crowd ponders senator's fate

NEWARK – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) was immediately backed up bilingually as he stepped to the podium at the Newark Hilton to lash out at the 14-count federal corruption indictment filed against him on Wednesday. 799 more words

Comptroller: City Failed to Manage Contractors in Sandy Storm Recovery

Hurricane Sandy victims went without relief while the city paid millions in disaster funds to contractors who botched application paperwork, rolled out shoddy software and filed incomplete work, an audit of the $1.7 billion Build it Back program by Comptroller Scott Stringer found today. 1,076 more words

Audit: It Took 15 Tries For New Jersey To Get Sandy Grant Extended

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A new federal audit shows New Jersey had to submit an application to extend one post-Superstorm Sandy aid program 15 times before it was approved. 194 more words


City hears community input for East Side Coastal Resiliency Plan

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

Since wreaking havoc on the city almost two and a half years ago, Hurricane Sandy has prompted the formation of various programs and projects throughout New York, with efforts being made to prevent such a catastrophe from repeating. 1,028 more words

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Soapbox: Port Ambrose problems: Reso. 549 would stop it

By Anne Lazarus

A liquid natural gas facility has been proposed to be built, approximately 15 miles off the shore of Long Island. When Methane is chilled to -260 degrees, it becomes a highly-volatile, potentially explosive liquid.  457 more words

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NYC Resiliency: Rebuild by Design

by Amanda Sengstacken

Since the devastation of October 2012’s Hurricane Sandy, enumerable concerned organizations, committees, and individuals of NYC have been toiling furiously towards a common goal.  978 more words


Landscaper Settles Superstorm Sandy Price Gouging Claims

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey landscaping company will pay the state $33,000 to settle claims of price gouging and other deceptive practices that allegedly occurred during Superstorm Sandy. 115 more words