Thousands of families in the bayfront town are still trying to recover from the massive storm that hit almost a year ago.
The season is changing and there is plenty to look forward to. The leaves are changing colors and the air is crisp and cool.
About 700 people died 75 years ago when the storm known variously as the Great New England Hurricane of 1938 or the Long Island Express began plowing up the Northeast coastline at 2:45 p.m. on Sept. 21, 1938.
Some of the overhead lights on the busy roadway between Knapp Street and Flatbush Avenue were badly damaged in superstorm Sandy nearly 11 months ago. The lights have still not been fixed.
Contractor Angelo Genova was childhood friends with Charles Burgio but the two hadn’t been in touch in 32 years until Genova learned about Burgio’s situation.
The sound of church bells and the smell of mulch have replaced the buzzing generators and fire smoke that came from a makeshift tent set up at Cedar Grove Park for displaced residents.
The school reopened with a “Wizard Of Oz” theme Monday. All the teachers and staff are wearing ruby red slippers.
FEMA administrator Craig Fugate, speaking in Staten Island Wednesday, said six in 10 families do not have a disaster preparedness plan.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers has earmarked $500 million to lift 4,500 homes five to 10 feet to weather future storms.
Shore communities all across the Tri-State Area were hoping for one last boost before the unofficial end of summer on Labor Day, but Mother Nature wasn’t cooperating.
Christie says the NJ Transitgrid would be the first microgrid built for a non-military use. It would supply highly reliable power when the regular power sources fail.
One of the antennas on the roof of Fairview Borough Hall has been split into three stems from the lightning strike.
Sandy submerged the library in five feet of water, destroying more than 20,000 books.
On Monday, Donovan a report that makes 69 recommendations for developing a strategy for rebuilding areas damaged by Sandy.
The report released Monday by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force says coastal communities should assume floods are going to happen more frequently and realize that spending more now on protective measures could save money later.