Superstorm Sandy

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Restoration Underway On Several South Jersey Beaches Ravaged By Sandy

A year-and-a-half after Superstorm Sandy, scars remain along the Delaware Bay.

04/02/2014

(Mike Innocenzo, CEO of Peco, testifies before the Pa. House Consumer Affairs Committee.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Peco CEO Expresses Pride Over Ice Storm Power Recovery Effort

Peco CEO Mike Innocenzo told the Pa. House Consumer Affairs Committee that 715,000 customers lost power — 40 percent of the Peco system and 70 percent of Peco customers in the suburbs — due to the February 5th ice storm.

03/27/2014

DOVER BEACHES NORTH, NJ - OCTOBER 29:  A machine works on a demolition of a house one year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, October 29, 2013 in Dover Beach North, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy made landfall last year on October 29th near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion.(Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

FEMA Agrees To Extend Housing Privileges For Sandy-Displaced NJ Residents

But starting May 1st, the 57 families still remaining in FEMA housing will be charged market-rate rent.

03/14/2014

(US Sen. Robert Menendez.  Image from US Senate TV)

Sen. Menendez Blames Trenton For Slow Hurricane Sandy Recovery

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) was complimentary of HUD’s role but suggested there has been a lot of bureaucratic footdragging at the state level.

03/12/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in file photo. (credti: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

New Jersey Committee Looks At Sandy Recovery Oversight

A state Assembly committee is planning to look into New Jersey’s oversight of Superstorm Sandy rebuilding and recovery programs.

03/10/2014

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NJ Rep: More Transparency Needed With Sandy Aid

A New Jersey congressman says the state should allocate more of its federal post-Sandy aid money to rebuilding damaged homes and make the program more transparent.

03/03/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in file photo. (credti: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Gov. Chris Christie Calls For Razing Sandy-Damaged Buildings

Gov. Chris Christie has signed an order to allow the state to knock down homes and other buildings left dilapidated by Superstorm Sandy.

02/28/2014

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Gov. Christie Hears From Sandy Victims At Monmouth County Town Hall

The 500 or so constituents who attended Thursday’s town hall — held about 45 miles from where the traffic jams occurred — had Sandy recovery on their minds.

02/20/2014

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Federal Government Denies New Jersey Plea For Relief On Sandy Aid Rules

The federal government won’t drop rules that many Superstorm Sandy victims say are among the biggest impediments to rebuilding more quickly.

02/19/2014

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New Jersey’s Top 10 Beaches Contest Resumes After Superstorm Sandy

New Jersey’s Top Ten Beaches contest is back after a one-year break while the shore began its recovery from Superstorm Sandy.

02/17/2014

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Sandy Victims Blast NJ On Lagging Sandy Aid Pace

When Michael and Yvette Atkinson look around their home in Atlantic City, there are problems just about everywhere.

02/11/2014

File photo of Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and Chris Christie (credit: Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

New Jersey’s Lieutenant Governor: Aid-For-Development Claim False

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno strongly denied Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer’s claims as “false” and “illogical” on Monday, the day before Christie’s second-term inauguration.

01/20/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a meeting with first responders at Sayreville Engine Company #1 on the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy on October 29, 2013 in Sayreville, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy made landfall last year on October 29th near Brigantine, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Anger Over Sandy Relief Funding Spurs NJ Protest

Protesters upset with how the state is distributing relief funding for Superstorm Sandy victims have taken their complaints to Trenton.

01/18/2014

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Feds: Sandy Ad Audit Not Aimed At NJ Bid Award

The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s inspector general says the audit’s examining whether the campaign followed federal requirements, not the way the contract was awarded.

01/16/2014

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Scandal-Struck Chris Christie Meets With Superstorm Sandy Victims

Gov. Chris Christie, eager to get on with business amid a scandal over traffic jams that appear to have been manufactured by his aides, is meeting with homeowners affected by Superstorm Sandy even as the Legislature prepares to issue new subpoenas as part of its investigation.

01/16/2014

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