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.