Are you with us? NJOP 2021 Elections Scorecard

Learn More About OurRating Scale Are You With Us? 2021 Election Scorecard By the NJOP Elections Committee Welcome to “Are you with us? NJOP 2021 Elections Scorecard.”  Huge thanks to Chris and Meghan, the entire NJOP elections committee, and all the candidates who responded to our questionnaires for their work on this. Here are key Read More »

Public gets say on Army Corps’ plan to ease back bay flooding

Public gets say on Army Corps’ plan to ease back bay flooding / NJ Spotlight News / 9/23/2021 By LEAH MISHKIN, CORRESPONDENT The plan involves floodgates and elevating thousands of homes A $16 billion plan to ease back bay flooding at the Jersey Shore is under question. The Army Corps of Engineers says the project Read More »

NJ homeowners being warned of contractor fraud after Tropical Storm Ida

NJ homeowners being warned of contractor fraud after Tropical Storm Ida / NJ Spotlight News / 9/20/2021 By Melissa Rose Cooper, Correspondent Navigating scams and up-charges in rebuilding after Ida’s deluge Homeowners in New Jersey looking to rebuild after Tropical Storm Ida are being told to beware of dishonest practices like price gouging. That’s when Read More »

Tipos de ayuda para la recuperación de tormentas

Tipos de ayuda para la recuperación de tormentas View in English » INSCRÍBASE AQUÍ PARA UNIRSE A NUESTRA LISTA DE ACCIONES Todos conectamos con FEMA Si bien tiene seguro o no – FEMA es un punto de partida clave para los sobrevivientes de una tormenta. Pueden ayudar con vivienda provisional y subvenciones adicionales, particularmente para Read More »

Navigating next steps and FEMA for victims of Tropical Storm Ida

Navigating next steps and FEMA for victims of Tropical Storm Ida / NJ Spotlight News / 9/17/2021 By Leah Mishkin, Correspondent After experiencing a disaster that wipes out everything you once knew, it’s tough to know where to start Homeowners in New Jersey looking to rebuild after Tropical Storm Ida are being told to beware Read More »

The kinds of storm recovery aid

The kinds of storm recovery aid Ver en español » join our action list We all connect with FEMA  Whether or not you have insurance – FEMA is a key starting place for storm survivors.  They can help with temporary housing and additional grants, particularly to cover gaps where there wasn’t insurance.  See the FEMA Read More »

Jersey City: No tenemos agua caliente, ¿qué hacemos?

Jersey City: No tenemos agua caliente, ¿qué hacemos? By James Rosenstein-Miembro de la Junta de NJO View in English » James y Staci Berger de HCDNNJ en Union City Cuando pegó la tormenta Ida, se inundó el sótano de mi edificio de apartamentos y los calentadores de agua de quedaron destruidos. Durante casi dos semanas Read More »