Ten Years After Sandy, Survivors Say: No More Sequels

Previous Next 2022 marks a decade since Superstorm Sandy made landfall on the east coast, plunging our New Jersey communities into a long, exhausting, and still incomplete recovery process. As part of a national coalition of storm survivors and organizations from New Jersey, Texas, Florida, Louisiana and Puerto Rico, we gathered on the tenth anniversary Read More »

10 Years After The Storm: Locals Talk About Hurricane Sandy.

On October 28, 2012, the day before Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the area, crews in Point Pleasant Beach were putting sandbags along the boardwalk storefronts and making oversized sand dunes along the beach in hopes both would hold back potential flooding. Later that night as they worked to finish up the dune walls, large Read More »

A decade after Hurricane Sandy, fight to reform disaster relief continues

A decade after Hurricane Sandy, fight to reform disaster relief continues | New Jersey Monitor | October 27, 2022 BY: DANA DIFILIPPO After Hurricane Sandy flooded Robert Lukasiewicz’s home a block from the bay in Atlantic City, the problems piled up. Contractors pocketed his money but never finished their work. He couldn’t afford flood insurance, making Read More »

Thousands of NJ families still not home 10 years after Superstorm Sandy

Thousands of NJ families still not home 10 years after Superstorm Sandy| News 12 New Jersey | October 24, 2022 By: Walt Kane More than 7,000 New Jersey families have used reconstruction grants to return home after Superstorm Sandy destroyed their homes, according to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. But for some, it was Read More »