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The State of New Jersey's Health: Living in Sandy's Shadow Two Years Later

Superstorm Sandy swept through two years ago, but there's been lasting damage. Some of it is physical—eroded shorelines, lost homes, destroyed businesses—but there has also been a lasting psychological impact.

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December 6, 2012 6:58 PM | Comments
While the famous Bronx garden lost 557 trees to Sandy, none of the "Magnificent Trees" featured in a new book were harmed.VIDEO
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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
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December 6, 2012 6:51 PM | Comments
FEMA's deputy federal coordinating officer speaks about FEMA's work in New York City and warns homeowners about scams.VIDEO
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December 6, 2012 6:50 PM | Comments
MetroFocus updates reports on two families' struggle to recover from flooding and mold damage.VIDEO
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Christina Knight  |  December 6, 2012 10:42 AM | Comments
After flooding, the task of preserving a small community's past looms large for Broad Channel Historical Society.
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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
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Philly Bubaris  |  December 4, 2012 12:57 PM | 1 Comment
Parks across New York, from Long Island to the Bronx, share reports of their tree losses and photos of damage.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
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.
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