Beach replenishment sand arrives in Ortley in April; DEP schedule miffs Brick Mayor
The long-awaited $128,000,000 northern Ocean County beach and dune reconstruction begins with sand deposits in Ortley Beach in April, say officials of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Welcome news in Toms River. But, Brick Township's Mayor is sounding off while repairs there wait until early 2018.
Home construction contractor faces new Sandy fraud charges
Superstorm-related contractor fraud charges filed in December in Ocean County. against several companies run by the same owner, now reach the state level.
Statewide storm prep bill wins NJ Senate approval
New Jersey's ability to withstand Superstorm Sandy-sized weather events would be analyzed every two years, and county emergency management plans would adjust accordingly, if a shore-sponsored bill ends up with the Governor's signature.
Bayville home owner, four others charged with scamming Sandy aid
A Bayville property owner is one of five in a growing list of defendants accused of filing bogus applications for federal Superstorm relief.
Drivers hospitalized after morning-rush crashes in Stafford, Manchester
Single-car crashes in rainy Manchester and Stafford this morning, within less than two hours of each other, send both drivers to hospitals, leave behind destruction, and draw response from Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) crews.
Point Pleasant, Pleasantville contractors accused of Sandy fraud
Home repair businesses operated by an Ocean County father and son, and by an Atlantic County man, draw scrutiny by New Jersey investigators amid allegations of Superstorm Sandy-related fraud amounting to more than $1,400,000 in federal grants.
Rebuild of northern Ocean County’s Sandy-strapped beaches has Spring start date
The news that land and home owners in Ocean County's most Superstorm-ravaged section have waited more than four years to hear, finally arrives.
Beachwood woman, three others charged with Sandy aid fraud
Five residents with Jersey Shore homes are accused of illicitly collecting Superstorm Sandy relief.
Toms River motel owner sentenced for Superstorm fund fraud
The owner of the Americana Motel in Toms River heads to prison for three years, for scamming the Federal Emergency Management Agency out of $81,567 in Superstorm Sandy relief.
Toms River places week’s worth of storm prep on the line
Superstorm Sandy taught them exactly what they needed to know about defenses in Toms River, says Mayor Tom Kelaher. They're readier than ever.