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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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Superstorm Sandy: Volunteers big part of NJ shore's comeback

The New Jersey coastline was one of the areas hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.

Christie - Sandy anniversary

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NJ governor helps many towns mark Sandy anniversary

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New York Jets owner Woody Johnson joined New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in a visit to a town ravaged by Superstorm Sandy.

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

With cake, a plaque and a gift, Bangor says farewell to business manager

Steve Wiencek talks to the audience Monday night at his last school board meeting as business manager, a post he held 16 years.
BANGOR, Pa.

Bangor Area School District officials said goodbye Monday night to Steve Wiencek, the district’s business manager who is retiring after 16 years.

Northampton County exec undeterred by low attendance, budget deficit

Northampton Co. Exec John Brown at a town meeting
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Low attendance at his town meeting didn't affect John Brown's attitude.

Quakertown park naming rights up for grabs

Borough of Quakertown council
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

Quakertown officials will be visiting with potential donors in coming weeks in hopes of finding a name for their newest park, currently under construction in the borough.

City Council, RAWA announce preliminary agreement

City Council RAWA come to an agreement
READING, Pa.

The water dispute in the city of Reading is finally coming to an end.

On this Day

  • Prince Charles, Diana kissing at 1981 wedding

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    On this day: July 29

    Vincent van Gogh dies, the Summer Olympics return after World War II, Jack Paar debuts on the "Tonight" show, Dylan crashes his motorcycle, and Prince Charles marries Diana, all on this day.

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    Airlines have been known for increasing their fares in recent years, not giving things away for free -- which is why news that Delta Air Lines plans to offer free entertainment on flights was such a surprise. Check out a list of airlines with the highest fees.

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