Cuomo also called for a moment of silence to be held at 8 p.m., which is when the massive storm surge is estimated to have roared ashore.
Hundreds of thousands of Tri-State Area homes are square in the middle of a storm surge zone.
Mantoloking sustained some of the worst damage in the Oct. 29 storm. Hundreds of homes were destroyed and the ocean cut a channel through to Barnegat Bay, cutting the town in two.
NJ TRANSIT spokesman John Durso said it has been a long process to repair or replace flooded out cars that were stored at its rail yard in Kearny.
A National Hurricane Center report detailed how Superstorm Sandy not only caused destruction up and down the East Coast,buit also created wind gusts as far west as Wisconsin and as far north as Canada.
After Sandy hit, the Loews Regency decided to donate the conference tables, refrigerators and other furniture. The hotel temporarily closed on New Year’s Day for renovations and is scheduled to reopen this fall.
Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long said just 300 of the town’s 1,500 year-round residents have moved back into their homes.
These are the first reimbursements delivered in the state since Sandy hit in late October.
The rally was held on Beach 86th Street in the Rockaways, where the devastation is still apparent more than a month after Sandy hit.
The emergency room is expected to be ready for limited services in about a month, according to the hospital. Full hospital operations are not expected until February
Verizon’s head of national operations Chris Levendos said every inch of corroded copper cable will be replaced with fiber optics.
NJ TRANSIT has launched an internal probe into its preparations for Superstorm Sandy, according to a published report.
As the region works to recover from Superstorm Sandy, it is also looking ahead to the next big one — and what can be done to limit the damage.
The biggest breach took place at the Bay Park sewage treatment facility where a nine foot wall of water flooded the pumps. That led to the sewage inundation of more than 100 homes across nine South Shore villages.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the Gov. Hugh L. Carey Tunnel, formerly called the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, will reopen for limited rush-hour buses on Monday – two weeks to the day after Superstorm Sandy struck.