A southern New Jersey woman has admitted stealing about $40,000 in benefit money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency after major storms hit the state in recent years.
Today is National Preparedness Day, and Philadelphia officials used the occasion to remind residents to make sure they have an emergency plan for their home.
Volunteer 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.
But starting May 1st, the 57 families still remaining in FEMA housing will be charged market-rate rent.
County Commissioner Josh Shapiro says the damage threshold the county needs to meet is $2.8 million. He says residents should report any storm damage to their municipality and then the municipalities should include those numbers with any damage to public property as a result of the storm.
As the calendar gets ready to turn to 2014, New Jersey continues to recover from Hurricane Sandy.
A 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.
New Jersey officials say they have distributed just over one-third of the federal aid allocated for housing help after Superstorm Sandy.
Many 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.
Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of the carnage wrought by Hurricane Sandy. Towns along the Jersey shore continue to cope, including Long Beach Island, one of the harder hit areas.
Victims of Superstorm Sandy still fighting for a bigger insurance payment from the companies that administer the federal flood insurance program are getting a six-month extension to file critical paperwork.
FEMA, 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.
The feds have earmarked an extra 240 million dollars to help New Jersey towns pay for the impact of Hurricane Sandy last fall.
The newest FEMA flood maps show many residents in Brigantine are in a less hazardous flood zone that is not threatened by waves.
More than seven months after Superstorm Sandy devastated parts of the Jersey shore, thousands of homeowners are getting some relief from crushing rebuilding and insurance costs.