New Belmar Boardwalk Nearly Complete As Summer ApproachesThe 1.3-mile boardwalk was completely destroyed in the storm. Now, the boards are down and just the finishing touches remain.
Beach Badge Sales Have Belmar Mayor OptimisticIt's still two months until the summer season begins, but something in the Jersey Shore borough of Belmar, which was devastated by Sandy, has the mayor feeling the tide is turning.
In Wake Of Sandy, Belmar Holding St. Patrick's Day Parade SundayMany are hoping the St. Patrick's Day parade in Belmar will restore some hope and joy to the New Jersey community still suffering months after superstorm Sandy.
Belmar Mayor Heads South To Seek Lessons Learned After KatrinaThe road to recovery from Sandy for the Jersey Shore borough of Belmar is going through the gulf coast, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Belmar Mayor Opposes Free Beach Access In Exchange For Sandy HelpA bill in the New Jersey State Senate would require any town on the Jersey Shore make its beach access free of charge if the town accepts federal or state aid to rebuild beaches after Sandy.
Belmar Seeks Donations To Rebuild Boardwalk Destroyed By SandyBelmarboards.com allows residents and visitors to donate funds towards the purchase of boards that will be used to reconstruct the 1.3-mile boardwalk.
Christie Seeks Full Reimbursement From Feds For Sandy; Belmar Considers SeawallIt's like an Atlantic City roll of the dice, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is asking FEMA for 100 % reimbursement for debris removal and emergency protective measures following superstorm Sandy.
First Of Several Hearings Held On Jersey Shore Rebuilding, Recovery NeedsAt a hearing before the state Senate Budget Committee Monday, local emergency management officials and mayors testified about their storm recovery needs to ensure they are up and running for high season.
Post-Sandy Recovery Needs Focus Of Hearing In NJThe state Senate Budget Committee invited mayors and emergency management officials to testify Monday in Toms River about their storm-recovery needs. The hearing is the first of several that will focus on helping residents recover.
Obama Vows To Restore Power, Help Residents In New JerseyTouring storm-ravaged New Jersey with Gov. Chris Christie Wednesday, President Barack Obama pledged that all affected residents would get help as quickly as possible.