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

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

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Pipeline risks outweigh rewards, N.J. residents say

Crowd at hearing for PennEast pipeline proposal meeting
HOLLAND TWP., N.J.

A proposed natural gas pipeline could bring this community millions in tax revenue, but residents here say this project has far more risks than rewards.

Easton Planning Commission approves plans for recycling center

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EASTON, Pa.

Plans for an industrial scrap metal recycling center on Lynn Avenue near the Lehigh River were recommended for approval Wednesday night by the Easton Planning Commission.

Muhlenberg schools are making the grade

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MUHLENBERG, Pa

The Muhlenberg School District administrators presented their School Performance Profile (SPP) scores at Wednesday night's Committee of the Whole meeting.

Public meeting on Wehr's Dam set in South Whitehall

Wehr's Dam generic, Covered Bridge Park, South Whitehall Twp.
SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Announcements concerning two contentious issues that have galvanized public interest were made during Wednesday night's South Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners meeting.

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  • Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall

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    On this day: October 2

    Charles Darwin returns home, Gandhi is born, "Peanuts" is published for the first time, Thurgood Marshall becomes the first black justice on the Supreme Court, and the Beltway sniper attacks begin, all on this day.

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