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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 »

Staten Island Home Demolitions Continue

The cleanup after Hurricane Sandy is far from over – and Staten Island residents in Midland, New Dorp and Crescent Beaches know that better than anyone.  Although many homes in the area have already been razed by the… Read More »

Queen Latifah Pops By Seaside Heights School For Some High-Fives

Students of New Jersey’s Seaside Heights Hugh J. Boyd Elementary School have been without a school or a playground since Superstorm Sandy hit last October. All that is about to change after Labor Day – and singer, actress… Read More »

New Jersey Townships Preparing for Forty-Foot Beach Front Steel Sea Wall

The wealthy New Jersey townships of Mantoloking and Brick, both of which are situated on a barrier island located on the Atlantic shore, were hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.  Very hard.  In fact, all 521 homes in the… Read More »

Governor Cuomo Shakes Up LIPA

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed a law limiting the current operations of Long Island Power Authority and replacing the utility with Newark-based Public Service Electric & Gas. LIPA has been criticized for failing to properly prepare… Read More »

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