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December 6, 2012 6:57 PM | Comments
In Belford, fishing boats weathered the storm out of Sandy’s path but their facilities have been completely destroyed.VIDEO
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December 6, 2012 6:54 PM | Comments
The hurricane relief fund, to supplement expenses not covered by FEMA or insurance, has raised more than $18 million.VIDEO
As part of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, states must propose a plan for a state-run insurance marketplace, or opt-out of controlling it in-state, thus yielding to federal control. AP /Jacquelyn Martin (File Photo)
Georgia Kral for MetroFocus and Michelle Sartor for NJ Today  |  December 5, 2012 4:00 AM | Updated: December 6, 2012 1:30PM | Comments
New York and Connecticut have set up health exchanges and are waiting for approval. But in New Jersey, a state with a Republican governor, the exchange is not a sure thing.
Jersey Shore damage NJToday
Lauren Wanko for NJ Today  |  December 4, 2012 2:09 PM | Comments
See the colossal damage in New Jersey beach towns in video from helicopter tour.VIDEO
Jersey Shore towns were ripped apart by the storm. NJToday and MetroFocus reported on Belmar and Neptune on Nov. 8, 2012.
NJ Today  |  November 29, 2012 6:15 PM | Comments
FEMA says it has sufficient funds to take care of the needs of the Garden State and so far, a quarter of a billion dollars has been granted to individual families.VIDEO
Hunts Point produce co-op in the Bronx
Allison Maier for The New York World  |  November 29, 2012 11:41 AM | Comments
The Bronx produce co-op is threatening to move to New Jersey if new lease with NYCEDC doesn't satisfy vendors.
Kevin Barry of Grandma's Kitchen stands in front of a sign taped in the front window, which tells anyone passing by - and Sandy - that Grandma's will return. MetroFocus/ Georgia Kral
Georgia Kral  |  November 29, 2012 4:00 AM | 29 Comments
In Lower Manhattan, even the businesses that have re-opened are hurting.
Proposed New York Wheel and development courtesy of the mayor's office and the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
Melissa Checker for Gotham Gazette  |  November 27, 2012 10:43 AM | 2 Comments
After Sandy, residents doubt the wisdom of building world's largest Ferris Wheel on the North Shore.
Minimum wage was supposed to be on the legislative agenda this winter, but Sandy and undecided political leadership in the Senate has thrown that into question. Photo courtesy of Gotham Gazette.
David Howard King and Kamelia Kilawan for Gotham Gazette  |  November 26, 2012 11:46 AM | Comments
Minimum wage was supposed to be on the legislative agenda this winter, but many lawmakers are now focused on recovery from Hurricane Sandy.
NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman.
Christina Knight  |  November 21, 2012 2:49 PM | Comments
True to his slogan, "Art Works," Rocco Landesman was dedicated to showing art's economic benefits in local communities and to the Gross Domestic Product.
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