There are plans for levees, flood walls and pump stations, but the Army Corp Of Engineers won’t start work in Union Beach until 2015.
A year after Superstorm Sandy pummeled his state, Gov. Chris Christie said he is celebrating how far New Jersey has come since the storm.
Union Beach officials said it’s not the borough denying the funding to demolish the homes, but the Federal Emergency Management Agency that’s to blame.
You have probably seen the “Stronger than the Storm” campaign for New Jersey in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, and may even have sung along with it too.
The 700 students of Memorial School in Union Beach finally returned to their classrooms Monday. They had been split up among four different buildings since Sandy hit.
Superstorm Sandy was so devastating and so traumatic. Something like that can be truly scarring for children, and one former New Jerseyan is trying to help them through it.
Glenn Cottrell, his wife, two daughters, son and the family dog had been staying with relatives since the superstorm washed out their home nearly five months ago.
Gov. Christie was blunt as he talked to an audience in the hard-hit bay shore community about the government’s handling of the National Flood Insurance Program. The governor said the program has funding, but has not yet released it to the state.
Months after Hurricane Sandy devastated lives across our area, many volunteers are not giving up on the victims of the natural disaster.
Residents of communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy have been waiting for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to tell them how and where they can rebuild. But New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he’s not waiting anymore.
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.
Only a few homes were left standing on Brook Avenue. Sandy destroyed the rest of the homes on the street, turning them into piles of rubble as if a tornado had pulled them from the ground.
Volunteers are pouring in across the Tri-State area to help the hardest hit victims of Sandy.
Residents along Lorillard Avenue in Union Beach are in the holiday spirit, but not enough to deal with a 6-foot mechanical singing Santa that one resident put on display.
Tri-State officials and residents are gearing up and getting ready for possible challenges and damage presented by Hurricane Earl.