Toms River has lost 20 to 25 percent of its tax base and 400 homes are being demolished. 4,000 homes were damaged.
The president toured the shore with Gov. Chris Christie Tuesday, seven months after Superstorm Sandy caused $38 billion in damage.
Prosecutors said 51-year-old William Nagle took federal assistance for stays at hotel rooms for three months even though he could have been living in his apartment.
The project will stretch from Sea Bright to Manasquan and is expected to be completed by early next year.
The senator has petitioned the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Office of Management and Budget to boost its disaster reimbursement rate from 75 percent to 90 percent.
Nursing students from Molloy College acted as frantic victims as part of a domestic terrorism drill in New Hyde Park.
Many who cherish the annual flowering trees along the North Shore have voiced their suspicions that the trees were needlessly axed.
Mike and Gabrielle Fehling said a cryptic application process is preventing some from getting the money they need to survive.
The agency says that as of Tuesday, there had been 74,825 claims filed and 70,689 had been closed.
Hudson River Park Trust CEO Madelyn Wils said three piers were heavily damaged and the electrical system was knocked out completely when Sandy flooded the park on Oct. 29. All of the street lights lost power.
A new group called ‘Friends of Long Island’ plans to raise $500,000 to help up to 100 people get back into their Sandy-ravaged homes. The group is made up of local residents and community leaders.
It’s gone from bad to worse for some storm-weary Staten Island residents who are trying to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy. Now, they’re coping with a sinkhole nightmare.
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.
Glenn Cottrell, his wife, two daughters, son and the family dog had been staying with relatives since the superstorm washed out their home nearly five months ago.
If you live on the Jersey Shore and still haven’t received a flood insurance check, you’re not alone.