Jim Mauro was one of the few professing not to be overly concerned about the impending nor'easter. A house he owned in Mantoloking was literally wiped off the map by Sandy last week. It wound up in Barnegat Bay.
‘‘What more can it do?’’ he asked. ‘‘I mean, the house is literally gone, right down to the bare sand where it used to be.’’
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Associated Press writers Michael Hill, Jennifer Peltz and Larry Neumeister in New York contributed to this story.