Some victims of Superstorm Sandy were wondering when they would be able to go home at this time a year ago, and many were still waiting a year later.
Construction is set to begin before the end of the year on a new Goethals Bridge, with the $1.5 billion deal to replace the aging current bridge now finalized, according to a published report.
Volunteers – most of them veterans – were helping to rebuild homes in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn Saturday, nearly a year after Superstorm Sandy.
Thousands of people took time out of their busy schedules Saturday to plant trees lost in a park in the Rockaways after Superstorm Sandy.
New Jersey is offering $50,000 grants and $5 million no-interest loans with no payments due for two years.
After the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a group of New Yorkers decided to volunteer in different cities every year around the anniversary to say “thank you” for the help New York City received. This time, home was where that help was needed most.
Almost ten months after Sandy the affects of the storm are still being felt in surprising ways.
A large Long Island congregation was without a church Sunday after a fire, but members were not letting the damage deter their faith.
Some owners of Sandy-damaged homes who already have made repairs have now been told they are not eligible for reimbursements through federal grants.
Word of the signing came as Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder held a rally Thursday, urging the Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the “Breezy Point” bill he drafted and allow residents to rebuild their homes.
One quarter mile of boardwalk facing the most popular beaches will open on July 23. The other 80 percent is expected to be complete by early November.
As the federal government releases its first batches of aid for recovery from superstorm Sandy, Shaun Donovan, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, has been visiting some of the areas hardest hit.
The struggling Jersey Shore town of Sea Bright has turned to Harvard University for help in its rebuilding.
Toms River residents want to protect their dunes, despite the town’s efforts to rebuild by stripping homeowners of part of their property.
Union Beach remains in such poor shape a month and a half after Superstorm Sandy that some say the cost to rebuild may be just too much.