On Hurricane Sandy anniversary, N.J. pledges $50M to recovering homeowners

By Michelle Brunetti Post – Press of AC -On Hurricane Sandy anniversary, N.J. pledges $50M to recovering homeowners The state will provide $50 million in “cross the finish line” funds for homeowners who have received federal grants but are still struggling to recover from Hurricane Sandy, said Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday. The announcement came…

Sandy: Phil Murphy promises new loans for Sandy victims, end of clawbacks

By Russ Zimmer – Asbury Park Press – Sandy: Phil Murphy promises new loans for Sandy victims, end of clawbacks Six years ago, superstorm Sandy bruised and battered the Jersey Shore and hundreds of families here are still dealing with the ramifications. On Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy marked the occasion by announcing a new loan program…

6 years later, some Sandy victims still not home

News 12 New Jersey – 6 years later, some Sandy victims still not home​​BRICK TOWNSHIP –Superstorm Sandy struck the Garden State six years ago, devastating areas along the Jersey Shore. In all of that time, there are still some New Jersey residents who are still not back in their homes that were damaged. State officials say…

Murphy calls for more action on guns in the wake of Pittsburgh shooting

By Michael Aron – Murphy calls for more action on guns in the wake of Pittsburgh shooting Two days after an anti-Semitic extremist killed 11 people in a synagogue and wounded six, Gov. Phil Murphy responded by calling for another round of gun reforms. In June, he signed a 6-bill package tightening New Jersey’s already strict gun…

New Jersey marks $50M for Sandy victims still not home yet

 News 12 New Jersey – New Jersey marks $50M for Sandy victims still not home yet UNION BEACH – On the sixth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, the Murphy administration is offering help to the more than 1,200 families who lack the funds to return home, and hundreds of others who face clawbacks of part of their grant…

Some Sandy victims still have not ‘crossed the finish line’ to get home

News 12 New Jersey – KIYC: Some Sandy victims still have not ‘crossed the finish line’ to get homeLONG BRANCH –Six years after Superstorm Sandy, hundreds of New Jersey families are still not home, and advocates who work with Sandy survivors tell Kane In Your Corner some of them appear to be “stuck”, lacking the ability to “cross…

6 YEARS LATER, SANDY VICTIMS WANT TO FINALLY ‘CROSS THE FINISH LINE’

By Dino Flammia – 101.5 – 6 YEARS LATER, SANDY VICTIMS WANT TO FINALLY ‘CROSS THE FINISH LINE’ Of the nearly 8,000 New Jersey families that qualified for federal funds to help rebuild, rehabilitate or elevate their homes after Superstorm Sandy, 19 percent still haven’t finished their projects or received the green light to move back in….

Group still working to help Hurricane Sandy survivors cross finish line

By MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST – Press of AC – Group still working to help Hurricane Sandy survivors cross finish line​STAFFORD TOWNSHIP — Almost six years after Hurricane Sandy struck New Jersey, a group that advocates for flood survivors’ rights held its first convention, showing there is still much work to be done in the historic storm’s aftermath. The…