Mother Nature is going to rain on our parade — just in time for Memorial Day weekend
The last of the Long Island state parks shut down by superstorm Sandy has reopened just in time for Memorial Day weekend.
“As I walk around and there’s an mixture of confusion and grief and just so much uncertainty, that’s exactly what we felt six months ago.”
As the sun rose over the shattered community of Moore, Oklahoma, the state medical examiner’s office cut the estimated death toll by more than half, saying at least 24 people were killed, including at least seven children.
Just about every kid has dreamed of it, but Ed Jarrett from Maine is doing it. He’s the king of the castle, the sand castle, that is.
On Thursday, Gov. Chris Christie announced a plan to buy out homes in flood-prone areas of Sayreville and South River so no houses are built there in the future, and some residents are eager.
The governor announced the “willing seller” buyout plan Thursday, just before appearing in Sayreville, where about 270 homes were destroyed or severely damaged by a tidal surge during Sandy.
Federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall, but the warnings themselves were confusing, an internal review found.
Murphy’s Market owner Ronald Murphy said he borrowed $1.5 million to rebuild his supermarket to get it ready before summertime.
Town officials were on hand to accept $1.3 million in grant money from the National Grid, which will be used to help 45 businesses still struggling to open in time for summer.
Rain in New York City appears to have broken the previous record for this date, set in 1886, when the Big Apple got 2.33 inches.
The insurance plans do not consider basements to be living spaces, so the residents have not gotten a penny of insurance money for the flood damage they sustained.
Democrat Adam Haber proposes naming a “disaster czar” to handle a county-wide emergency management and information system that he says would give Nassau County the response it did not get after Sandy.
Hundreds of seniors were enjoying the newly opened center on Monday. The facility was badly damaged in the flooding from Sandy.
Superstorm Sandy was so devastating and so traumatic. Something like that can be truly scarring for children, and one former New Jerseyan is trying to help them through it.