“It was like the resurrection. It was marvelous, it was really marvelous,” Dr. Margaret Dames, superintendent of schools for the Newark Archdiocese, said.
Flood insurance premiums of $30,000 a year? That’s what some homeowners could be facing as astronomical rate hikes are set to take effect nationwide Oct. 1.
A new flood protection system has been set up around Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park, to prevent more flooding in the event of another superstorm.
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.
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.
Confusion reigns on Long Island in the Village of Valley Stream after the Federal Emergency Management Agency agreed to drop 1,500 homes from its new flood maps.
Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder on Monday called on the city to provide immediate funding to repair the bulkhead on the border of the Rockaway Peninsula and Jamaica Bay.
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray said residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed can make improvements to protect against another major storm.
There was frustration on Tuesday in a Queens neighborhood that’s plagued by flooding. Residents said the city is doing nothing to solve the problem.
Gov. Chris Christie announced federal grant money has been made available for about 2,700 homeowners. Each homeowner will receive up to $30,000 in federal grant money to help them elevate their homes.
In Jersey City, the new mayor – Steve Fulop – can usually be found hard at work behind his desk well before 8 a.m.
The buyout offers homeowners the pre-storm market value for their home, through a $300 million program introduced by Gov. Christie in May.
Powerful rainstorms sprang up across the region Monday, creating flash flooding conditions in some spots