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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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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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Northwestern Lehigh school district hires new middle school principal

Northwestern Lehigh middle school principal Bill Dovico of Coplay
NEW TRIPOLI, Pa.

The Northwestern Lehigh School Board Wednesday unanimously approved the hiring of a new principal to run the district's middle school.

Pedestrian-friendly crossing plan floated for Hamilton Boulevard

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

"Wow! I never thought it could look like this."
That's a remark designers envision pedestrians, motorists and business owners making upon seeing a plan to make the Hamilton Boulevard corridor between Cedar Crest Boulevard and Route 309 more pedestrian-crossing friendly in South Whitehall Township.

Seniors compete in bocce ball tournament

Seniors compete in bocce ball tournament
MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa.

Are you ready for some bocce ball?

Lower Saucon purchases 146-acre open space property for $1.78 million

Lower Saucon Twp. Supervisors
LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa,

Lower Saucon council members approved the $1.78 million purchase of a 146-acre property Wednesday that will be used to create the township’s biggest park.

On this Day

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    On this day: August 21

    Lincoln and Douglas square off for the first time, Oldsmobile begins production, Hawaii becomes a state, and The Mona Lisa and the Mars Observer go missing, all on this day.

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