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Hurricane Sandy

Mike Iann's Original Note
Mike Iann's Original Note

Listen – The Original Sandy Survival Miracle [Interview]

It all started only two days after Superstorm Sandy - I got a text message from a friend with a picture of a heartwrenching note. It was written by a victim of Sandy, only known as "Mike". From reading the note, it looked like Mike hadn't survived. It was literally his goodbye message to his father and the world. And then things got really dramatic.

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TV Alert – Sandy Special on Monday Night

It was one of the most poignant and memorable stories to come in the wake of Hurricane Sandy - the story of Mike Iann, the "Miracle Survivor". We were the first to bring you the original story of Mike, and the note that he left to say goodbye when he thought that the storm would overpower him. Coming up next week, his story will be the focus of a TV special.

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Photo by Justin Louis

Echoes of Sandy Still Remain in Ocean County [Pictures]

Hurricane Sandy blew through Ocean County 16 months ago. While our stories may not be in the news as much as they were before, those of us who are here every day know that there are still raw, open wounds from the disaster.

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Screen shot from the "Shore to Rebuild" trailer
Screen shot from the "Shore to Rebuild" trailer (YouTube)

Local Filmaker Captures The Emotion of Superstorm Sandy

A new film "Shore To Rebuild" debuts in December

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Free Legal Help for Sandy Fraud Victims in Monmouth Thursday

If you've encountered shifty contractors or price-gougers while trying to rebuild your Sandy-wracked property, get answers and help Thursday in Port Monmouth.

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Belmar, NJ
Belmar, NJ (Michael Loccisano, Getty Images)

State Probes Belmar’s Sandy Cleanup Contract

New Jersey's Attorney General's Office is investigating the awarding of a no-bid contract for Superstorm Sandy cleanup to a company with ties to the wife of Belmar's mayor.

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Ortley Beach, NJ
Residents of Ortley Beach, NJ watch their home get demolished (Mark Wilson, Getty Images)

Tens of Thousands in Ocean County Still Displaced by Sandy [AUDIO]

With the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy looming, thousands of residents throughout the state are still unable to return home after being displaced by the storm.

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House in Highlands after slipping off a lift
House in Highlands after slipping off a lift (WABC TV via Facebook)

Sandy-Damaged House Hits Another During Lifting

A house in a neighborhood ravaged by Superstorm Sandy that was being raised for flood protection slid off its foundation and into a neighboring house Friday.

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Long Branch welcome sign
Long Branch welcome sign (Jason Allentoff, Townsquare Media NJ)

New Life for Long Beach Island Landmark [AUDIO/VIDEO]

While many of the old Jersey landmarks have come and gone, there is still one along a busy stretch of Route 9 in Southern Ocean County.

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Tom Dunphy,
Tom Dunphy,

After Sandy, the Phrase “Bennies Go Home” No Longer Applies [EDITORIAL]

We're locals. We go to the beach, not "down the Shore." We sleep better with sand in our sheets. We hate bennies. Right?

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