Superstorm Sandy

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Poll: 1 In 5 Superstorm Sandy Survivors Still Suffer Serious Distress; Half Feel They Need Mental Health Assistance

Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy many survivors are still trying to figure out their housing and it has taken a toll on their mental health.

10/28/2014

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)

Sandy Poll: Neighbors Key To Coping With Disasters

A new survey suggests that “social resilience” has a big impact on how prepared communities feel for disasters such as Superstorm Sandy, and is seen as more valuable in a crisis than even government.

10/27/2014

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Mantoloking, Brick Sea Wall 75 Percent Finished

After Superstorm Sandy nearly wiped his town off the map, Mantoloking Councilman Steve Gillingham heard the voices calling for a retreat from vulnerable locations along the coast.

10/21/2014

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Contractor Sentenced For Scamming Hurricane Sandy Victims

A contractor who took deposits for work that was never done at two central New Jersey homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced to five years in state prison.

10/18/2014

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Nearly 2 Years After Sandy, NJ Gas Stations Get Generator Grants

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority said Thursday that 33 stations will share $1.8 million in grant money after completing the required environmental and design reviews.

10/09/2014

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Is One Back-up Generator Enough For A Neighborhood?

Planning ahead to determine your family’s whereabouts during an extended power outage can help to maintain a sense of normalcy, even if the world seems to have upended. Do you know where your family will be best off during a long-term blackout?

10/06/2014

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Feds: Chris Christie’s Post-Sandy Ads Were OK

The federal government says New Jersey did not run afoul of any regulations when Gov. Chris Christie starred in ads that promoted beach tourism in the summer after Superstorm Sandy hit the state.

09/03/2014

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Hotel To Pay Just Under $65K In Sandy Price Gouging Case

New Jersey continues going after businesses that officials contend took advantage of the disaster that was Hurricane Sandy.

08/24/2014

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Egg Harbor Township Hotel To Pay $64k For Price Gouging During Sandy

By Jim Donovan: The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that Amy Hotels, LLC, d/b/a “Econo Lodge” (“Amy Hotels”) in Egg Harbor Township, has agreed to pay $64,543.96 to resolve the State’s allegations […]

08/20/2014

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Construction Begins On Steel Sea Wall For 2 Sandy Ravaged Towns

Construction began this week on a 3.5 mile sea wall in Mantoloking and Brick Township.

07/11/2014

(Hurricane Sandy also damaged homes in Mantoloking, NJ, about 20 miles north of Long Beach Island.  Credit: Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Chris Christie Announces New Sandy Elevation Grants

Dozens more homeowners will be receiving grants to raise their homes above flood level in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

07/07/2014

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New Coastal Development Plan In NJ Sparks Controversy

Environmentalists say New Jersey’s proposed new rules for coastal development would place more people and property at risk from future storms like Superstorm Sandy.

06/25/2014

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Feds Announce $100M Effort To Ease Effects Of Next Sandy-like Storm

Protecting the Jersey shore from the next superstorm is one goal of a $100-million grant program announced today by Sally Jewell, secretrary of the US Department of the Interior.

06/16/2014

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Funeral Services Held For New Jersey Firefighter

Funeral services have been held for a volunteer firefighter who died while battling a blaze last weekend.

06/14/2014

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)

Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Governor Christie Monitoring Of Superstorm Sandy Rebuilding Projects

A New Jersey legislative committee is using a hearing to chide Gov. Chris Christie for not producing quarterly reports on monitoring of Superstorm Sandy rebuilding projects.

05/12/2014

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