Tag: Super Storm Sandy

Highlands Businesses Working to Reopen

By John Burton   HIGHLANDS – It is still very quiet and vacant along Bay Avenue but life is returning there. Eleven weeks after Super Storm Sandy hit, many buildings...

January 18, 2013 | comments

FEMA Specialist Offer Free Advice on Building Smarter

TRENTON – Getting free advice on how to repair or rebuild your home to minimize future disaster damage is as easy as visiting your local home improvement store. Specialists from...

January 18, 2013 | comments

Rebuild the Shore Sustainably

By Michele S. Byers For an area with little good news since Super Storm Sandy, it was a symbolic victory last week when the beach town of Belmar drove in...

January 18, 2013 | comments

NJ Bar Association, Law Firm Release Sandy Legal Reference Guide

NEW BRUNSWICK – A new reference guide for those facing legal issues stemming from Super Storm Sandy is available. The guide attempts to survey the most common issues and point people in...

January 11, 2013 | comments

FEMA Extends Registration Deadline for Sandy Survivors

TRENTON – Survivors of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey now have until Jan. 30 to register for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). People with storm losses...

January 11, 2013 | comments

Chorney and Ghegan Release Song to Benefit Sea Bright Rising

SEA BRIGHT –  Kicking off the new year, an original anthem to Sandy survival was born. Grammy nominated artist Linda Chorney was directly affected by Hurricane Sandy when her Sea Bright...

January 11, 2013 | comments

Christopher Cross to Appear at Jan. 17 Sandy Benefit

RED BANK – Five-time Grammy winner Christopher Cross will present an evening of music at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 at the Two River Theater, 21 Bridge Ave. Tickets are...

January 11, 2013 | comments

Monmouth United Reaches $100,000 Goal

ASBURY PARK – Mon­mouth United reached its goal of raising $100,000 at its successful “United to Restore the Shore” benefit concert at Asbury Park’s famed Stone Pony and that it...

January 4, 2013 | comments

Area Towns Continue to Tally Sandy’s Costs

By John Burton It amounts to big dollars for the relatively small towns – and even for those with relatively little damage – for the cleanup and recovery from Super...

January 4, 2013 | comments

NJ Legislators Comment About Congress’ Failure to Vote on Sandy Relief Bill

“Speaker Boehner must immediately put the Sandy disaster relief bill up for a vote so the House can pass it. The Senate passed a bipartisan bill, and it’s time for Speaker Boehner to put...

January 4, 2013 | comments

Making Our Coastlines More Resilient

By The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association Enhancing the survivability of our shorelines is not a new concept. But Super Storm Sandy pushed this idea back into the forefront...

January 4, 2013 | comments

Storms Could Benefit Forest Biodiversity

By Michele S. Byers After more than three centuries of repeated cutting for timber, firewood, charcoal and conversion to rocky pastures, the forests in New Jersey’s Highlands (in northwestern New...

December 14, 2012 | comments

Moving Forward After Your FEMA Letter Arrives

By The Federal Emergency Management Agency Hurricane Sandy survivors have many options for obtaining disaster assistance even if they receive a letter stating they have insufficient damage. The survivor has...

December 14, 2012 | comments

FH Boy Learns to Help Others

By John Burton   FAIR HAVEN – We can all make a difference, at any age. We hear that time and again, but if you have any doubt just ask...

December 14, 2012 | comments

Retreat is Not the Answer

By The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association Super Storm Sandy prompted a considerable outpouring of paper and ink on what should happen to the shattered shoreline in the wake...

December 14, 2012 | comments

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