Tag: Super Storm Sandy

Toys for the Littlest Sandy Victims

By Michele J. Kuhn FAIR HAVEN – Margaret Spicer is working to ensure a happy holiday season for children whose lives have been disrupted by Super Storm Sandy. Spicer, owner...

November 30, 2012 | comments

Four Reasons to Fill Out and Submit Loan Applications Now

By The Federal Emergency Management Agency Hurricane Sandy survivors who register for federal disaster assistance may be referred for a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest long-term disaster loan. The loans...

November 30, 2012 | comments

Utility Accountability Pushed by RB

By John Burton RED BANK – Mayor Pasquale Menna wants the state’s Board of Public Utilities to enact stronger regulations guiding power companies, particularly Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L)...

November 30, 2012 | comments

Slow-moving Waves of Sand

By Michele S. Byers We like to think of the land under our feet – and our houses – as solid. But that’s just not the case on New Jersey’s...

November 26, 2012 | comments

Strengthening Water Resources with Federal Development Act

By U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg The Water Resources Development Act is about strengthening our water infrastructure, and nowhere have we been more reminded of the need to improve our water...

November 26, 2012 | comments

A Thank-you to Storm Responders

By Tom Arnone Super Storm Sandy arrived with a fury leaving devastation and destruction just about everywhere you turned in Monmouth County. The effects of Sandy have been catastrophic and...

November 26, 2012 | comments

Neither Snow Nor Rain… But Sandy

By John Burton   Where do you get your mail when the post office’s branch in your town is severely damaged? Postal customers in Sea Bright, Highlands and Ocean­port have...

November 26, 2012 | comments

SB Making Plans to Move Forward

By John Burton RED BANK – Sea Bright is rebuilding, residents are moving back and there are promises the beach will be ready for next summer, the mayor and borough...

November 26, 2012 | comments

Rumson Volunteers See Changing Needs

By John Burton RUMSON – Volunteers at Bingham Hall have seen the number of people coming for help in the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy begin to dwindle but those appearing...

November 26, 2012 | comments

Coming Back ‘Better than Ever’ in Sea Bright

By Michele J. Kuhn   Brian George is bullish on Sea Bright. “We’ll be back and we’ll be better than ever,” he said. George, the longtime owner of Northshore Mens­wear,...

November 26, 2012 | comments

Highlands Finds the Kindness of Strangers

By John Burton HIGHLANDS – While the trip from their Maryland home to Highlands was a long one, it was something Colin and Kristen Renick wanted to do, felt compelled...

November 26, 2012 | comments

Historic Pipe Organ Spared by Sandy

OCEAN GROVE – The 100-plus-year-old pipe organ, housed in the landmark Great Auditorium facing the Atlantic Ocean, was spared by Hurricane Sandy. Although a large portion of the building’s roof...

November 16, 2012 | comments

A Light in the Forest: After Sandy

By Patricia Dumas If you woke up on Wednesday, Oct. 31, thinking it would be another beautiful suburban Halloween day with the bright autumn sun shining and the kids all...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Blowin’ in the Wind

By Michele S. Byers How many times can a man turn his head, pretending he just doesn’t see?   When Bob Dylan wrote that line in “Blowin’ in the Wind”...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Hurricane Sandy and the Election in New Jersey

By Patrick Murray An unknown number of provisional ballots re­main to be counted in New Jersey, but a few threads are emerging on the presidential election. Turnout in the Garden...

November 16, 2012 | comments

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