New Jersey is offering $50,000 grants and $5 million no-interest loans with no payments due for two years.
Borough Administrator John Camera says investigators are trying to verify the legitimacy of several claims, including payments to reimburse the owners of an Army-Navy and vehicles Seaside Heights leased to replace ones wrecked by flood waters.
Clownfest started in Asbury Park in 1981 before moving to Seaside Heights in 1987. For the past 25 years, hundreds of clowns descended on the shore town for the annual festival.
If you live on the Jersey Shore and still haven’t received a flood insurance check, you’re not alone.
It is still too dangerous for people to live on the barrier island and right now, there’s a strict curfew overnight.