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bob jagendorf, flickr

Joaquin Postpones Multiple Weekend Events

This is normally one of the shore's busiest post-summer weekends, but Hurricane Joaquin's uncertain trajectory and intensity has forced reschedulings that promise to turn next weekend into Eventapalooza.

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Dunes on the Toms River oceanfront (Stacy Proebstle)
Dunes on the Toms River oceanfront (Stacy Proebstle)

Toms River officials place all hands on deck for Joaquin

A reinforced beachfront and enhanced rescue capabilities highlight hurricane preparations organized today by officials in Toms River.

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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)

Clock Is Ticking for FEMA Flood Claim Reviews

As we told you last month, time is running out to request a review of your Sandy-related National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) claim.

Homeowners must opt-in with FEMA by September 15, 2015...

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Bayside Park, Ortley Beach (Stacy Proebstle)
Bayside Park, Ortley Beach (Stacy Proebstle)

Bayside Park in Ortley Beach reopens July 18

The next step toward mending Ortley Beach's Superstorm wounds is about to be taken. Bayside Park, decimated in the October 2012 disaster, officially reopens July 18.

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Townsquare Digital

Five alleged Sandy relief fraudsters charged by NJ Attorney General

A Barnegat man and two couples from outside Ocean County are the latest New Jerseyans facing criminal charges for allegedly collecting federal Superstorm relief under false pretenses.

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Congressman Tom MacArthur
Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-3) speaks to homeowners in Bayville on May 26, 2015 (Megan Madison, Townsquare Media)

MacArthur Unveils Still More Sandy Legislation

Shore Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-3) is continuing his efforts to help the victims of Superstorm Sandy.

MacArthur met with homeowners in Bayville on Tuesday to discuss the Disaster Survivors Benefit Clarification Act - which he says is necessary because Sandy victims who got loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA) may now be ineligible for grants through the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation, and Mitigation (RREM) program...

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Toms River officials talk, homeowners shout over dune restoration snags

While busloads of Toms River homeowners bused to the Statehouse in Trenton to vent their frustration over the stalled post-Sandy beach restoration project, township elected officials disclosed the results of new discussions with the Army Corps of Engineers and state environmental regulators.

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FEMA Flood Hazard Map Open House in Toms River, by Tom Mongelli TSM
FEMA Flood Hazard Map Open House in Toms River, by Tom Mongelli TSM

FEMA Flood Map Open Houses Bring Clarity to Ocean County

Some happiness, some disappointment but most of all clarity, is what the nearly 150 people who attended the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Open House felt after reviewing their preliminary Flood Hazard Maps at the Ocean County Administration Building's Cafeteria last night...

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Photo by Justin Louis
Photo by Justin Louis

300 Acres Burned, Fires Continue In Beachwood and Berkeley

As lunchtime rolled around in Ocean County, smoke began billowing up through the woods in the Beachwood/Berkeley area on Pinewald Road. Smoke continued to billow in the vicinity well into the evening. We have full coverage below:

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Recovery Continues After Sandy
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Ocean County’s Sandy Recovery Survey [AUDIO]

Ocean County health officials have launched an online survey in an effort to get a grasp on the needs that remain after Superstorm Sandy.

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