New concerns in New Jersey’s superstorm recovery for 2016
New challenges are arising for Sandy-impacted homeowners till trying to rebuild from the October, 2012 hurrican
SBA reopens application filing for NJ victims of Sandy
Residents and businesses in New Jersey affected by Super storm Sandy are being reminded about another opportunity to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the Small Business Administration.
Efforts continue to double NJ’s Shore Protection Fund
The Jersey Coast survived another hurricane season without any major damage, but beach erosion remains a concern in the wake of Super storm Sandy reshaping the landscape. The Jersey Shore Partnership has been lobbying in Trenton, urging lawmakers to double the state's Shore Protection Fund to $50 million.
NJOP to commemorate Sandy Anniversary with rally and camp out in Trenton
New Jersey Organizing Project will commemorate the three year anniversary of Super storm Sandy with a Statehouse rally and a three-day camp out at the War Memorial in Trenton.
Stricter construction codes for NJ homes in flood zone
Sandy victims still trying to rebuild and elevate their homes in floodplains are being dealt a potential blow that they may not even realize exists. New Jersey recently adopted updates to its existing International Residential Code, which places stricter construction requirements on structures in the new Coastal A zone...
Sandy-ravaged marina being rebuilt in Highlands
Almost three years after Super storm Sandy completely destroyed the Sandy Hook Bay Marina in Highlands, construction is underway to rebuild it bigger and better than before, according to owner Jim Bollerman.
September is National Preparedness Month
Emergencies can happen any time. Would you or your family know what to do? September is National Preparedness Month and the Ocean County Health Department is encouraging all residents to take action to ensure the safety of their family.
FEMA holds Firm on September 15 Deadline for Filing Sandy Claims
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) appears to be sticking to its September 15, 2015 deadline for reopening Sandy claims, despite the urging of New Jersey's Congressional Delegation to extend the filing date another 90 days.
Bay to Beach March and Rally planned in Ortley over Stalled Replenishment Project
Ortley Beach residents are running out of patience as they continue waiting for New Jersey to begin the federal Army Corps of Engineers replenishment project almost three years after Super Storm Sandy.
Homeowners Resistant to Reopening Sandy Flood Claims
Although thousands of Sandy-impacted homeowners in New Jersey could potentially receive additional insurance money by reopening claims to the Federal Emergency Management's National Flood Insurance Program, a number of people remain hesitant to do so.