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Realty Sign Lost in New Jersey During Superstorm Sandy Ends up in France

Over the course of 5 1/2 years, the sign traversed nearly 4,000 miles

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    Sign Washed Away in Sandy Ends Up in France

    A piece of the Jersey Shore lost during Sandy just washed up on a very different shore -- in France. (Published Monday, June 4, 2018)

    A New Jersey realty company says that one of its advertisements lost during Superstorm Sandy in 2012 has been found washed up on a French beach.

    Diane Turton Realtors, a company headquartered in Point Pleasant Beach, shared photos of the sandy sign on Facebook Wednesday.

    Hannes Frank, 64, told The New York Times that he sent an email to the realty company after he found the sign washed up near Bordeaux, France.

    Company manager Perry Beneduce says the sign was posted at a waterfront listing in Brielle before it was lost during Superstorm Sandy. Beneduce notes the listing itself was not damaged and sold the next spring.

    Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    [NATL] Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    A would-be robber armed with a knife had a surprise in store when an Alabama store clerk pulled out a machete in defense. The two's brief knife fight was caught on camera before the clerk runs out to damage the robber's car.

    According to police, suspect Seth Holcomb walked up to the counter to make a purchase. He leaves the store and then comes back in as if to make a second purchase. Then, he pulled out a knife at the counter. What he didn't expect was that the clerk would pull out a machete of his own.

    (Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019)

    Over the course of 5 1/2 years, the sign traversed nearly 4,000 miles.