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.
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.
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.
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.