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Gov. Christie Announces Buyout Successes At Sayreville Town HallChristie said the state has made offers to purchase 265 homes in Sayreville and neighboring South River from willing sellers. So far, 175 have accepted.
Superstorm Sandy-Related Home Buyouts Continue In N.J.So far, the state has funding for 424 buyouts statewide. The Department of Environmental Protection said 169 property owners have accepted buyout offers in South River and Sayreville.
Belle Harbor Man Documents Sandy Recovery Through PhotographsThree days after Sandy devastated the Rockaways, Paul Lurrie started snapping pictures. Lurrie said for months the landscape around Belle Harbor, Neponset and Breezy Point remained the same.
FDNY Launches Fire Safety Campaign In Areas Devastated By SandyMeantime, nearly a year after Sandy hit, residents of the Rockaways said there is still much work to be done despite some big progress.
Mantoloking To Vote On Property Tax ReassessmentMayor George Nebel said the recalculation is necessary due to the severe damage the Ocean County borough sustained in the storm.
Nearly A Year After Sandy, NJ TRANSIT Service To Resume 99.6% ServiceA new schedule will take effect Sunday that reflects rail operations systemwide with 697 out of 700 trains that were running before superstorm Sandy.
Island Park Public Library Reopens Nearly 10 Months After SandySandy submerged the library in five feet of water, destroying more than 20,000 books.
HUD Secretary Tours Bergen County, Promotes Regional Solutions To Future StormsOn Monday, Donovan a report that makes 69 recommendations for developing a strategy for rebuilding areas damaged by Sandy.
Presidential Task Force On Superstorm Sandy Issues ReportThe 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.
Report: Despite NJ TRANSIT Hurricane Plan, Agency Sustained $100 Million In DamageThe agency's plan called for moving its trains to higher ground before superstorm Sandy hit, raising additional questions about why the agency instead moved locomotives and rail cars to low-lying rail yards.
Red Cross Holds Hurricane Preparedness Session In Long Beach"The best thing we can offer somebody is to have a little bit of peace of mind in a tense situation," Jeff O'Neil with the Red Cross said.
Deadline Approaching For N.J. Residents Eligible For $180 Million In Grant MoneyHomeowners in the nine hardest-hit counties in the state can use the $10,000 grants for any non-construction purpose.
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