Archive: September 2013

New York & New Jersey Groups Host Events To Mark Hurricane Sandy Anniversary

Hurricane Sandy devastated coastal areas of New York and New Jersey on October 29, 2012 – nearly one year ago.  Groups from both states are hosting events that will allow those who suffered most to come together for… Read More »

Seaside Heights & Seaside Park NJ Hit Hard By Hurricane Sandy Suffer Devastating Fire

The New Jersey shore towns of Seaside Heights and Seaside Park, made famous by the reality show “Jersey Shore,” were hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.  Resilient business and homeowners have spent the past 11 months repairing and rebuilding… Read More »

Ocean County NJ Towns Overcharged $325K For Hurricane Sandy Debris Removal

Hurricane Sandy caused so much damage to towns in Ocean County, New Jersey that town officials had to hire out-of-state contractors to haul away the tons of debris scattered along the shore and inland.  While the clearing of… Read More »

Big Names Raise $30M For Hurricane Sandy Victims – In Some Unconventional Ways

Big name actors, directors and singers have been raising money for Hurricane Sandy victims as the first anniversary of the Superstorm approaches. More than $30 million was raised or donated over the past few months – some in… Read More »

Hurricane Sandy Temporary Housing Program Extended One More Time. Then…?

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the controversial hotel housing program one more time at the request of the State of New York.  Current hotel residents now have a roof over their heads until September 16, 2013. … Read More »

Hurricane Sandy Victims Reeling Over Steep Flood Insurance Rate Increases

Many Hurricane Sandy victims have yet to repair or rebuild their homes as they continue to battle their homeowners’ insurance carriers.  Now, many of these same homeowners are being given a choice: Raise your house or be subject… Read More »

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