Hoboken’s mayor has stated in an interview that her city was going to be denied Hurricane Sandy relief money if she did not back a Gov. Christie reconstruction project.
Mayor Dawn Zimmer is advocating for better planning and increased funding for flood-prone urban areas.
On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin its beach replenishment project that will stretch from Manasquan up to Belmar.
“Let baby brother know that we believe in his football skills,” the letter reads. “We know his recent questionable judgment on the field and in Hoboken politics can be corrected.”
A number of residents and officials in New Jersey are tired of the noise from low-flying tourist helicopters on their side of the Hudson River and are now calling for them to be banned.
Round two of wet weather settled over parts of the Tri-State Area on Thursday evening, pushing monthly rainfall totals within reach of the history books.
Many remembered the nation’s oldest senator and last World War II veteran in the Senate as a dedicated public servant who fought for the people of New Jersey.
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.