NJ Woman Admits To Stealing FEMA Benefits Through FraudA 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.
National Preparedness Day Brings Call For Philadelphia Residents To Have A PlanToday is National Preparedness Day, and Philadelphia officials used the occasion to remind residents to make sure they have an emergency plan for their home.
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.
Montco Residents Urged To Report Damage For FEMA AidCounty 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.
2013 IN REVIEW: New Jersey Continues To Recover From Hurricane SandyAs the calendar gets ready to turn to 2014, New Jersey continues to recover from Hurricane Sandy.
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.
New Jersey Criticized For Holding Onto Sandy Housing AidNew Jersey officials say they have distributed just over one-third of the federal aid allocated for housing help after Superstorm Sandy.
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.
NJ Shore Towns Still Waiting For Federal Aid One Year After Hurricane SandyTuesday 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.
Sandy Victims Get 6 More Months To File FEMA DocVictims 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.
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.
FEMA Sending An Additional $240-Million To NJThe feds have earmarked an extra 240 million dollars to help New Jersey towns pay for the impact of Hurricane Sandy last fall.
Brigantine Residents Benefit From FEMA's Revised Flood MapsThe newest FEMA flood maps show many residents in Brigantine are in a less hazardous flood zone that is not threatened by waves.
Some New Jersey Areas Get New Version Of Flood MapMore 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.