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2 years post Sandy New Jersey still not completely rebuilt

2 years post Sandy: New Jersey still not completely rebuilt

It has been two years since the wrath of Superstorm Sandy was felt across the region.

FEMA asking for some Sandy relief money back

FEMA wants at least $5.8M in Sandy aid repaid

Some folks who received money from FEMA for Hurricane Sandy relief may have to give it back.

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Last Superstorm Sandy-damaged boardwalks getting fixed in NJ

The final few Jersey shore boardwalks damaged by Superstorm Sandy are being fixed.

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New Jersey to fund eligible Sandy-damaged homes

Gov. Chris Christie says New Jersey will have enough federal aid to help rebuild all eligible homes destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy victims still in cold

US denies NJ plea for relief on Sandy aid rules

The federal government has rejected a request by New Jersey officials to drop rules that many Superstorm Sandy victims say are among the biggest impediments to rebuilding more quickly.

Hurricane Sandy victims still in cold

NJ officials discuss Sandy recovery plan

State officials will hold their second hearing on New Jersey's plan to spend the next $1.4 billion in aid to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy victims still in cold

N.J. property owners allowed to reapply for Sandy aid

New Jersey property owners who were denied relief money after Hurricane Sandy are getting a second chance.

Gas stations and hotels in NJ facing fines for price gouging

Nine more New Jersey businesses will pay up for price-gouging customers after Super Storm Sandy last year.

Fears arise over escalating flood insurance costs

High waters and widespread flooding barely phase John Marquette, who moved into his apartment on Conestoga Street in Bethlehem in June 2011. But the affects of the Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW-12) are hitting him where his money is.

Program helps local homeowners recover from Superstorm Sandy

A year after Superstorm Sandy, local residents are thankful they were able to get help with expensive storm cleanup.

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Allentown City Council approves appointment of LVHN Dr. to health board

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

At its regular bi-monthly meeting, Allentown City Council Thursday night unanimously approved Mayor Ed Pawlowski's appointment of preventive and occupational medicine physician Kevin A. Vrablik, MD of Orefield as a member on the Allentown Health Bureau Board of Health through the end of 2018.

Commissioners OK major tax hike in South Whitehall

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SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

South Whitehall Township residents will see their taxes increase nearly 36 percent next year as commissioners approved the 2015 budget during Wednesday night's meeting by 4-0 vote.

Macungie woman faces charges for theft and endangering a 6-year-old

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LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

A Macungie woman is being charged with multiple crimes, including endangering the welfare of a child, after police said she left her six-year-old daughter in the middle of a busy road while fleeing from Walmart for retail theft.

Northwestern Ambulance closing its doors?

Northwestern ambulance closing its doors

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NEW TRIPOLI, Pa.

A pending decision in Lehigh County could mean life or death for an ambulance service.

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    On this day: December 17

    France recognizes America as a nation, the Wright brothers take flight, Tiny Tim marries Miss Vicki in front of millions of TV viewers, and Kim Jong-il dies, all on this day.

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