Cautious Optimism for Tourism
Efforts to make the Jersey shore more of a year-round destination appear to be working.
"You know, there are things to do every single weekend," said Robert Hilton, Executive Director of the Jersey Shore Convention & Visitor's Bureau (JSCVB). He...
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...
Still Suffering Distress
Nearly two years after first making landfall, Superstorm Sandy victims continue to suffer from psychological stress, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new Monmouth University Poll released Monday.
Pinelands Regional Host 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat
On October 29th, 2012 Superstorm Sandy carved a path along the northeast coastline leaving a path a destruction and homeless residents in its wake. The storm also derailed Halloween for children through out much of the state because trick-or-treating was considered too dangerous in debris-littered c…
‘Katrina/Sandy’ Study Launched
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina and nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, a Web-based interactive timeline comparing and contrasting the impact and responses to the storms is now available to the public.
Continued Rebuilding
Almost two years after Superstorm Sandy walloped the Garden State, many shore towns and individual homeowners continue restoration and repair work. But they're not the only ones.
Rejected Pavilion Bond
Belmar residents strike down a referendum asking them to borrow $7 million dollars to build two controversial boardwalk pavilions.
According to unofficial numbers, voters rejected the ballot question 1,041 to 756 Tuesday night during a special election held at the borough hall...
Boot Camp for Business Success
Improving the economic base of disaster-impacted communities is one of the major stages of the disaster recovery process. As a result, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has given grants to organizations, like the Women's Center For Entrepreneurship Corporation (WCEC), to help develop…

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