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New State Program Helps Sandy Homeowners Pay Rent
Financial help will soon be available for families paying rent while waiting for the rebuilding or elevation of their Sandy damaged homes. According to, a new program announced by the state today will offer homeowners up to $825 dollars a month for up to three months to help cover the cost of…
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...
Sandy damage claim denials come under new scrutiny
New Jersey homeowners who have filed suit over denials or reductions in Superstorm Sandy damage claims should be taking a closer look at their paperwork, officials say. Suspicious alterations in the engineering reports used by insurance carriers have emerged both here and in New York.
A Push for Federal Investigation of Sandy Claims
State lawmakers are hoping to get Congress and the U.S. Justice Department to investigate Superstorm Sandy related insurance claims.
Shore 10th district lawmakers State Senator Jim Holzapfel, Assemblyman Dave Wolfe and Assemblyman Greg McGuckin introduced resolutions requesting Congress to conduct a …
Recovery Help Available
Two years after Sandy, Disaster Case Managers continue to work behind the scenes to help restore the lives disrupted by the Superstorm.
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.

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