Contact Us
Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

Governor Chris Christie, cabinet and staff tour the coast line to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy followed by a press conference on the boardwalk in Seaside Park. on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
Governor Chris Christie, cabinet and staff tour the coast line to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy followed by a press conference on the boardwalk in Seaside Park. on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Lawmakers call for probe into Sandy insurance claim denials

With mounting evidence that hundreds of families in New Jersey and New York had their Superstorm Sandy insurance claims denied because of fraud, U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, along with New York Sens. Kristen Gillibrand and Charles Schumer are calling on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs to hold Congressional oversight hearings to get to the bottom of the situation.

Read More

Category: News Tags:
Highlighting shows how engineer's original language under "deleted" in the right hand margin is replaced by the words "were not" in the revised passage on the left. (Townsquare Media)
Highlighting shows how engineer's original language under "deleted" in the right hand margin is replaced by the words "were not" in the revised passage on the left. (Townsquare Media)

How a 48-minute rewrite deleted support for an NJ couple’s Sandy damage claim

An insurance inspection report on Superstorm Sandy damage to a New Jersey couple's home was extensively rewritten at the engineeering firm's home office, overturning hours of on-site examination in 48 minutes and reversing findings that had supported their claim for coverage.

Read More

Category: News Tags:
Ortley Beach, NJ
Residents of Ortley Beach, NJ watch their home get demolished (Mark Wilson, Getty Images)

A Much Needed Cash Infusion

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) distributes about half of the $5-million dollars it's pledged toward statewide Superstorm recovery efforts so far. The bulk of the funds has primarily gone to assist mental health programs that have been helping storm-affected families.

"We're working more toward alr

Read More

Mike Iann's Original Note
Mike Iann's Original Note

Listen – The Original Sandy Survival Miracle [Interview]

It all started only two days after Superstorm Sandy - I got a text message from a friend with a picture of a heartwrenching note. It was written by a victim of Sandy, only known as "Mike". From reading the note, it looked like Mike hadn't survived. It was literally his goodbye message to his father and the world. And then things got really dramatic.

Read More

seaside-heights-aerial-630x324

TV Alert – Sandy Special on Monday Night

It was one of the most poignant and memorable stories to come in the wake of Hurricane Sandy - the story of Mike Iann, the "Miracle Survivor". We were the first to bring you the original story of Mike, and the note that he left to say goodbye when he thought that the storm would overpower him. Coming up next week, his story will be the focus of a TV special.

Read More

Green Island 1
Photo by Justin Louis

Echoes of Sandy Still Remain in Ocean County [Pictures]

Hurricane Sandy blew through Ocean County 16 months ago. While our stories may not be in the news as much as they were before, those of us who are here every day know that there are still raw, open wounds from the disaster.

Read More

Screen shot from the "Shore to Rebuild" trailer
Screen shot from the "Shore to Rebuild" trailer (YouTube)

Local Filmaker Captures The Emotion of Superstorm Sandy

A new film "Shore To Rebuild" debuts in December

Read More

Waves from Superstorm Sandy pound the old Beach Patrol headquarters
Waves from Superstorm Sandy pound the old Beach Patrol headquarters (Townsquare Media NJ)

Free Legal Help for Sandy Fraud Victims in Monmouth Thursday

If you've encountered shifty contractors or price-gougers while trying to rebuild your Sandy-wracked property, get answers and help Thursday in Port Monmouth.

Read More

Belmar, NJ
Belmar, NJ (Michael Loccisano, Getty Images)

State Probes Belmar’s Sandy Cleanup Contract

New Jersey's Attorney General's Office is investigating the awarding of a no-bid contract for Superstorm Sandy cleanup to a company with ties to the wife of Belmar's mayor.

Read More

Ortley Beach, NJ
Residents of Ortley Beach, NJ watch their home get demolished (Mark Wilson, Getty Images)

Tens of Thousands in Ocean County Still Displaced by Sandy [AUDIO]

With the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy looming, thousands of residents throughout the state are still unable to return home after being displaced by the storm.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://restoretheshore.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on Restore The Shore quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on Restore The Shore quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!