Mayor Bill Akers

Damage from Sandy in Sea Bright, New Jersey - Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

FEMA OKs Plan To Boost Aid To NJ Towns Hit By Sandy

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will reimburse communities at a rate of 90 percent for certain expenses related to the October storm, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith said Wednesday.

06/26/2013

A house ripped to shreds by Sandy in Seaside Heights (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Jersey Shore Communities Continue To Recover From Sandy

In Seaside Heights where the boardwalk is about to be rebuilt, Mayor Bill Akers said the best way to help the recovery is to make summer rental reservations now.

01/20/2013

Waves break around a destroyed roller coaster on November 16, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Seaside Heights Roller Coaster Swept Into The Ocean By Sandy To Be Removed

A roller coaster partially submerged in the Atlantic Ocean has been drawing curious onlookers since the structure was swept off a New Jersey amusement pier by Superstorm Sandy.

11/27/2012

Waves break in front of a destroyed roller coaster wrecked by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NJ Roller Coaster Knocked Off Pier By Sandy Could Be Great Tourist Attraction

Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said that officials have not made a final decision on whether to tear down the coaster.

11/22/2012