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.
Sea Isle’s beaches, promenades and most businesses were unaffected by Sandy. The city is planning what it calls the biggest ribbon-cutting ceremony in the state on Feb. 15, to kick off the summer beach season a little early this year.
Many flood-damaged homes have now become infested with toxic mold in the months since superstorm Sandy hit.
New Yorkers still struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy were trying to find a reason to cheer this New Year’s Eve.
About 90 percent of the wreckage and debris left behind by the storm has been hauled away, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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.
Sens. Charles Schumer of New York and Robert Menendez of New Jersey have proposed making all repair expenses fully deductible to help lessen the tax implications for those recovering from the storm.
A day after meeting with Congressional leaders in Washington to appeal for $10 billion in federal storm relief, Mayor Bloomberg sounded optimistic.
Members of the state Assembly took a bus tour on Thursday, checking out the recovery effort and surveying some of the devastation that remains.
As if the situation weren’t horrific enough in Breezy Point with flooding, raging fires and destruction during Superstorm Sandy, the residents have now found themselves in a theft crisis.
New video of Superstorm Sandy’s march through Staten Island shows the dramatic scene that unfolded on one block in the disaster area.
Senator Frank Lautenberg has announced he plans to hold a hearing at some point to look into why the train fleet suffered tens of millions of dollars worth of damage during the storm.
The homes slated to be bulldozed suffered severe structural damage due to flooding and the high winds from Sandy, according to city officials.
Biden is just the latest Obama administration official to visit New Jersey.