Tag: Super Storm Sandy

All You Need is Love … INC

By John Burton HIGHLANDS – Love INC has been helping those in need in Monmouth County for nearly two decades. But as so many continue to struggle to recover from...

March 29, 2013 | comments

Relief Center to Close: Other Organizations to Take Lead

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Nearly five months after Super Storm Sandy pulverized the region, township officials are winding down the Croydon Relief Center with volunteers feeling the time is...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Monmouth Players Stage March 22-23 Sandy Relief Benefit

MIDDLETOWN – For nearly 60 years, the Monmouth Players never ceased to be proud of serving the Bayshore area as one of the preeminent community theaters.  Over those years, the...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Sea Bright Businesses Continue Working to Reopen

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – Steadily, if somewhat slower than the owners would like, businesses are coming back, rebuilding, restoring and working to get the borough’s downtown district up...

March 22, 2013 | comments

SB ‘Growing’ Toward Recovery

By Michele J. Kuhn SEA BRIGHT – Work is already taking root on building dunes on borough beaches and area garden club members have a part in it. About 10,000 culms...

March 22, 2013 | comments

SB’s Assessing Sea Wall Damage

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – The closing of part of Ocean Avenue for the better part of four days late last week has the mayor worried it could have...

March 15, 2013 | comments

Housing for Sandy-Displaced Residents is Christie Administration’s First Order...

By Commissioner Richard E. Constable III In the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, approximately 346,000 houses in New Jersey were left damaged or destroyed. While many New Jer­seyans have been...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Cleanup of Storm Debris in Water to Begin

By John Burton   Contractors for the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will be in the area, beginning March 4, to clean up tons of debris washed into waterways...

March 1, 2013 | comments

SB Beach Clubs Working to Return for Summer

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – The seven clubs that span the oceanfront along the borough’s Ocean Avenue are all in the process of working on plans for the coming...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Haberdasher Hangs His Hat Again in Sea Bright

By Michele J. Kuhn SEA BRIGHT – In a sense, Brian George is back home. After three months in temporary quarters in Rumson, the longtime area haberdasher has moved his...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Home Depot Grants Available to M’town Residents Hit by Sandy

MIDDLETOWN – The Middletown Disaster Relief Fund, an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Middletown Bayshore residents affected by Super Storm Sandy with rebuilding, will distribute $200,000 of Home Depot...

March 1, 2013 | comments

YMCA to Offer Camp Scholarships to Families Impacted by Sandy

MIDDLETOWN – With generous support from the Robin Hood Foundation, The Community YMCA will be offering summer camp scholarships for children and families impacted by Super Storm Sandy. Scholarships are...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Life at Ft. Monmouth

By John Burton   Temporary residents feel ‘lucky’ to be living in former Army housing   FORT MONMOUTH – Despite what they’ve been through since Super Storm Sandy, Leonore McGee...

February 22, 2013 | comments

Making Sure Others Know Jersey Shore is ‘Open for Business’

By Thomas A. Arnone It is now February and the question on Monmouth County residents’ minds is what is the Board of Chosen Freeholders doing to help restore the shore...

February 22, 2013 | comments

Rising to the Surface

By Michele J. Kuhn   Red Bank restaurant begins rebuilding   RED BANK – After a bit of hell and a lot of high water, Kelly Ryan expects Boon­docks to be...

February 22, 2013 | comments

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