Toms River has lost 20 to 25 percent of its tax base and 400 homes are being demolished. 4,000 homes were damaged.
An army of volunteers pitched in to help rebuild the home, that Clarke had lived in since the Eisenhower administration, after it was ravaged by the storm.
Federal Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced Friday that HUD had signed off on the city’s plans for spending its first chunk of Sandy aid money.
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.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has offered some New York residents who were affected by Sandy money to relocate.
Lenders initially offered a three-month grace period following the storm but that period is ending and banks are looking for their money.
It’s a name we’ll never forget but will thankfully not have to hear about again — as far as storms go.
The playground that opened Saturday in Sea Bright honors Newtown special education teacher Anne Marie Murphy. Groundbreaking for the Sea Bright playground was on March 1.
Girls whose families were wiped out by Hurricane Sandy can still party in style, thanks to a New York City charity that has collected more than 1,000 prom dresses for the storm’s victims.
Wildfire season began this weekend in New Jersey, and while forest service managers say they aren’t expecting more fires than usual, one thing does stand in their way: the trees knocked down by Superstorm Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of our area — and many of those hit hard had little to lose in the first place. Now some high schools affected by the storm are being given the chance to compete for a dream prom.
The congressman ripped into the no vote, saying despite New York and New Jersey facing “one of the worst disasters in our nation’s history,” Rubio “voted against giving us a penny.”
The request filed Friday with the Board of Public Utilities includes a 1.5 percent increase requested in November.
Joyce was in for the shock of her life on Saturday when volunteers working for Operation Blessing filled her in on the work that they had done.
“They emptied out the basement, gutted the house, and brought me this picture, and said ‘your mother was a beautiful woman.’ I said, ‘yes she was, but this isn’t my mother’,” Monica Bonkowski told CBS 2′s Emily Smith on Thursday.