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New Jersey Finalizing Request For Federal Aid After June 23rd ThunderstormsSources tell KYW Newsradio that hard-hit towns have compiled more than $20 million in infrastructure damage and cleanup costs, which meets a FEMA threshold for providing assistance.
Christie Marks 300th Home Acquired Under Post-Sandy ProgramGov. Chris Christie says more than 300 homes have now been acquired by the state under a post-Superstorm Sandy buyout program.
Bucks Volunteer Firefighter Groups Hoping to Refresh Membership RanksVolunteer firefighter numbers have been dwindling over the years in Bucks County, so a recruitment drive is now underway to try to get a younger generation interested in giving back to their communities.
FEMA Agrees To Extend Housing Privileges For Sandy-Displaced NJ ResidentsBut starting May 1st, the 57 families still remaining in FEMA housing will be charged market-rate rent.
Gov. Corbett Says Federal Government, Outside Utilities Helping Ice Storm RecoveryCorbett toured a section Blue Bell, Pa. where Peco crews were working to fix downed power lines, and he urged those without electricity to be patient.
Bucks County Playhouse Hoping Old Flood Map Doesn't Delay Expansion PlanA Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) map that dates back nearly fifteen years puts the playhouse and its highly anticipated expansion in a high-risk flood zone.
Senator Casey Seeks Legislation To Stem Tide Of Rising Flood Insurance PremiumsSenator Bob Casey is pushing for legislation that would roll back some changes that were mandated in flood insurance reform that was enacted by Congress last year.
Hispanic Group Says NJ Still Giving Latino Victims of Sandy Short ShriftMany in Sandy-ravaged sections of New Jersey are complaining, one year after the superstorm, that they’re still waiting on promised state and federal help.
Emergency Organizations Reach Out To Philadelphia's Commuting PublicFEMA, Amtrak police, and the Red Cross were among the many agencies who set up information booths inside the main lobby at the 30th Street train station.
Part 3: Direct Damage and Other CostsA major storm could cause a business to close its doors for good. But even those able to recover may suffer.
Part 4: Finding A Better WayLessons learned from past storms have resulted in stricter building codes and other requirements on the federal, state, and local levels.
Philadelphia Firefighters Deployed To Flooded Areas Of New York To Provide SupportPhiladelphia firefighters are part of a task force helping out a neighboring state in distress, following the hurricane that rampaged through harder hit areas, including New York.
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