Tag: Super Storm Sandy

Churches House Volunteers, Help Heal Devastated Communities

By Mary Ann Bourbeau The United Metho­dist Church building in Highlands has a new lease on life. After the church was closed several years ago, the building’s fate was up...

August 16, 2013 | comments

Twin Lights Ride to Aid Highlands Residents Impacted by Sandy 

HIGHLANDS – The 12th Annual Twin Lights Ride on Sunday, Sept. 29 will again be produced by Bike New York and the Highlands Business Partnership (HBP). The family-friendly event will...

August 9, 2013 | comments

Township Administrator Recognized for Sandy Service

  Anthony P. Mercantante, Middletown township administrator, right, receives a state resolution and local proclamation from State Assemblywoman Amy Handlin and Mayor Gerard P. Scharfenberger. Mercantante was recognized for his...

August 2, 2013 | comments

Concert to Aid Sandy Victims Aug. 3 at PNC Center

HOLMDEL – Super Storm Sandy did not pick and choose its victims when it devastated the Jersey Shore last fall, nor did it play any favorites. Marc Roberge, lead singer...

August 2, 2013 | comments

Sea Bright Dunesday Celebrates 20th Year with New Venue, Same Spirit

By Brian Deakyne SEA BRIGHT – Few things have been the same in Sea Bright and neighboring towns since Super Storm Sandy devastated the area last fall. But on Saturday,...

July 26, 2013 | comments

State to Offer Grants for Those Looking to Elevate Homes

By John Burton TRENTON – The Christie Administration announced it will be making $100 million in grants available to owners looking to elevate their homes, offering some protection from future...

July 26, 2013 | comments

Faith, Community Service and Summer Fun

By Stephanie Manley LONG BRANCH – The Jewish Federation of Mon­mouth County is giving back to the shore community so devastated by Super Storm Sandy. The federation has created a...

July 19, 2013 | comments

Red Cross Awards $2 Million Grant to Habitat for Humanity

TINTON FALLS – The American Red Cross HAS awarded a $2 million grant to Habitat for Humanity International to repair homes damaged by Super Storm Sandy across the state of...

July 12, 2013 | comments

FEMA Increases Funding to Reimburse Area Towns

By John Burton Area towns hit by Super Storm Sandy and still working to return to normal are going to get a little extra federal help. The Federal Emergency Management...

June 28, 2013 | comments

Fewer Swim Teams This Summer Due to Sandy

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – Another effect from Sandy will be fewer meets and fewer swim teams for the area beach clubs this summer. Long a tradition for the...

June 28, 2013 | comments

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