WASHINGTON — All 12 of New Jersey’s U.S. House members called Friday for congressional hearings on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s response to allegations of fraud in payouts to Hurricane Sandy victims. The members asked the House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman to...
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Rock star and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi and local charities are opening an anti-hunger center in a section of the New Jersey shore devastated by Superstorm Sandy. The Jersey-born rocker and his Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation announced plans Tuesday for the B.E.A.T. Show More Summary
Talks between FEMA and hundreds of Hurricane Sandy victims cheated out of insurance money have hit a major setback.
Mary Ann Daino and Dennis Krauss didn’t know each other on Oct. 29, 2012, when Hurricane Sandy rampaged into town.
New York State learned a big lesson after Hurricane Sandy knocked out power to more than 8 million residents and did billions of dollars in economic damage to the New York City metropolitan region: The city and its utility infrastructure are highly vulnerable to climate change-influenced extreme weather and rising seas. With that lesson in […]
Three years after losing their homes in Hurricane Sandy, a couple has won the lottery. Maryann Daino and Dennis Klaus won $255,555 in Connecticut’s 5 Card Cash lottery in October 2014. However, they did not claim their winnings until last week. Show More Summary
The City Council wants to know how the NYCHA plans to spend $3 billion on Hurricane Sandy repairs.
As Hurricane Sandy slammed into the eastern United States, in the fall of 2012, something similar happened in the life of the movement-theatre artist David Neumann, and out of it he made a piece called “I Understand Everything Better,” which will be presented, April 15-25, by Abrons Arts Center and the Chocolate Factory.
James Keady isn't sitting down. And he definitely isn't shutting up. In fact, if he has it his way, the 43-year-old New Jersey resident -- who was famously told last year to zip it by Gov. Chris Christie after Keady criticized the Republican's...Show More Summary
New York's 33 public housing developments will get $3 billion from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, its largest grant ever, to repair damage from Hurricane Sandy and to protect against a... To view the full story, click the title link.
Consultants raked in at least $17 million while victims of Hurricane Sandy waited for help from the bungled Build it Back program.
A $3 billion bonanza from FEMA will go to repair and upgrade city public housing projects damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
James Keady will not “sit down and shut up.” Keady held up a sign on the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, urging Governor Chris Christie to “Stay in New Jersey & finish the job.” Keady — who was told off by Christie in October…at a press conference in Belmar — is launching a campaign for Assembly [...]
Uh, way to keep the eye on the ball, FEMA and other federal aid agencies. Way to go…funding illegal marijuana factories with $1 million of taxpayer dollars!
At the start of hurricane season in June, the Virginia-based Nature Conservancy will release a study showing how New York's natural defenses can be used with infrastructure improvements to help... To view the full story, click the title link.
WASHINGTON -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) famously declared in tourism ads that the state was "stronger than the storm." The question going into the 2016 Republican presidential primary isShow More Summary
In 2012, Hurricane Sandy munched Shore Road along Fort Tilden, and the National Park Service is turning to the community for suggestions on how it should be rebuilt. But while fishermen and Breezy Point residents have readily offered their input, other users of the park (Brooklyn, where are you?) have thus far been silent. [ more › ]
Lower Manhattan is getting nearly $15 million to prepare for future storms the size of Hurricane Sandy.