Gov. Christie Hears From Jersey Shore Residents At Belmar Town Hall MeetingIt has been nearly 17 months since Sandy roared ashore and devastated homes and businesses. Some of those who are affected by the storm made their voices heard Tuesday.
Protesters Again Interrupt Christie Town Hall With Complaints About Sandy Aid, GWB ScandalGov. Chris Christie stood by as the protesters - some shouting "New Jersey deserves better'' - were escorted out by police.
1 Year Later, Superstorm Sandy Survivors Light Up ShoreCandles and flashlights will light up the shore along the East Coast as survivors of Superstorm Sandy pay their respects to what was lost when the storm roared ashore one year ago.
Sandy-Damaged House Being Rebuilt For LI Man Forced To Live In BackyardContractor Angelo Genova was childhood friends with Charles Burgio but the two hadn't been in touch in 32 years until Genova learned about Burgio's situation.
AG: Queens Woman Who Posed As Sandy Victim To Collect Benefits A 'Serial Schemer'Prosecutors say Caterina Curatolo stayed in a hotel on the city's dime for 269 nights at a cost of $83,500, right up until Monday when she was arrested.
NJ Offering Interest-Free Loans To Those Buying Homes In Sandy-Ravaged CommunitiesThe state of New Jersey has launched a loan program designed to boost home ownership in the counties hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.
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.
Rep. Israel Wants FEMA To End 'Discrimination' Against Condo, Co-Op OwnersCondos and co-ops are designated as businesses the way the law is currently written. That prevents those homeowners from receiving federal disaster aid offered to other homeowners.
L.I. Congressman Threatens To Withhold Aid To Nepal Over Syosset Native's DeathHer family said they suspect foul play in Bhoomika Kochhar's June 15 death, but authorities in Nepal have labeled it a suicide. Rep. Steve Israel has demanded the government there cooperate in a full investigation.
Report: Federal Aid May Have Prevented Local Tax Hikes In Sandy's WakeWaves of federal aid, some strategic borrowing, lowered property values and surplus accounts helped many shore communities avoid having to raise taxes drastically to compensate for the lost tax revenue.
Nassau Comptroller Announces Budget SurplusCounty Comptroller George Maragos said Nassau will end its 2012 fiscal year with a $41.6 million budget surplus.