WCBS 880 is starting a new weekly series leading to Memorial Day and the summer, focusing on how Jersey Shore towns are working to come back from superstorm Sandy.
Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.
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.
Students have been removing debris, painting homes and doing anything they can to help hard-hit communities recover from the storm.
If you live on the Jersey Shore and still haven’t received a flood insurance check, you’re not alone.
After several hours of flurries, the region was seeing heavy snowfall in some areas Thursday night. In Westchester County, plows were hitting the streets. Along the Jersey Shore, streets were inundated with rising waters.
The system will arrive Wednesday around midday, bringing heavy rain and snow that could disrupt travel and cause power problems throughout the Tri-State Area.
Members of New Jersey’s largest firefighter union will honor the memories of the 26 children and educators killed in the shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School by building a playground in 26 communities impacted by superstorm Sandy.
The struggling Jersey Shore town of Sea Bright has turned to Harvard University for help in its rebuilding.
The comeback in Sea Bright, N.J. has been progressing slowly, with very few businesses having reopened since Superstorm Sandy devastated the Jersey Shore.
Communities already hit hard by superstorm Sandy are bracing for the next hit – lost tax revenue as a result of the damage.
Chris Wood’s restaurant, right off the beach, took on four and a half feet of water, but he considers himself lucky.
Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long said just 300 of the town’s 1,500 year-round residents have moved back into their homes.
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.
A 16-year-old girl from Rumson, New Jersey has helped bring storm-ravaged Sea Bright the gift of music.