A year ago this week, Hurricane Sandy slammed into the Mid-Atlantic. While much of the evidence has been razed and removed from the gleamingly rebuilt towns all along the eastern Jersey Shore, along the western shore it's like Sandy never left.
A Year After Hurricane Sandy, A First Responder's Wife Reflects
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Jersey Shore Gets New Roller Coaster Five Years After Hurricane Sandy
The famed Jet Star Roller Coaster wound up in the Atlantic Ocean in 2012 during Hurricane Sandy. Now, in its place, the Hydra coaster has come to the Jersey Shore boardwalk, offering more twists and turns than the original.
A year after New York City felt the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, not all is well in Sandy-land. Hundreds of homes damaged by the deluge remain off-limits. Thousands of homeowners find themselves still engaged in what sometime seems like hand-to-hand combat with insurers and government “helpers.”
One year after Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey's forgotten western shore struggles to rebuild