In 2012, Sandy filled the streets and basements of Hoboken with water, that was followed by a slew of water-main breaks, and finally a series of flash floods brought on by heavy rain, that left many residents pumping out their homes once again.
Dawn Zimmer said Wednesday that the city’s aging water infrastructure has been neglected for decades.
In the aftermath of Sandy, the Rebuild Hoboken Relief Fund was set up to help individuals and businesses. In the months since the storm, more than a million dollars has been raised.
Hoboken continues to recover nearly four months after Superstorm Sandy, and now, the flooding from the waterfront is a priority for the town.
After about six weeks, there is light at the end of the tunnel for residents of the “Mile Square City.”
Officials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.
There are many basement apartments in Hoboken, and quite a few of them were fouled by sewage and river water as a result of superstorm Sandy.
Touring storm-ravaged New Jersey with Gov. Chris Christie Wednesday, President Barack Obama pledged that all affected residents would get help as quickly as possible.
Some streets in the city still look like lakes, leaving thousands holed up in their brownstones, condos, and other housing.
The city known as the birthplace of baseball and Frank Sinatra is reeling from Hurricane Sandy.
Wind gusts up to 89 mph were reported in Surf City on Long Beach Island, after Sandy made landfall.
A service line from the water main servicing 10-story-tall 221 Jackson Street broke, Juan Melli, spokesman for Mayor Dawn Zimmer, told WCBS 880.
A letter from the city and mayor says that the denial of the application is based on the “negative impact it would have on the health, safety and welfare of our community.”
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer said the hospital and a committee of creditors reached a last-minute agreement.
For old timers, Hoboken University Medical Center will forever be St. Mary’s Hospital. Soon, it may be nothing at all. Gov. Christie Christie has now pledged state help to keep that from happening.
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