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October 29, 2013
News Release
LINCROFT, N.J. -- When it comes to destruction, disasters like Superstorm Sandy don’t discriminate: historic structures and environmentally sensitive areas that lie in the path of a storm are in just as much peril as less significant sites. But when a historic structure or ecologically fragile area is damaged in a disaster, particular care must be taken to ensure that any repair or remediation that must take place is done in accordance with historic and environmental regulations.
October 29, 2013
News Release
LINCROFT, N.J. -- As the State of New Jersey approaches the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, many communities along the Shore are focused on recovery efforts. Much of the planning efforts in these devastated towns and boroughs are based on the question: “What will our communities look like in one, five or 10 years?”
October 28, 2013
News Release
LINCROFT, N.J. – The devastating aftermath of Superstorm Sandy left survivors and businesses in New Jersey with large-scale recovery needs. Throughout the year, the state’s private sector has made significant contributions to the recovery process and continues to play a key role.
October 25, 2013
News Release
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The devastation Superstorm Sandy left behind changed the face of many New Jersey communities, perhaps none more so than along the Shore. With individual homes and businesses and even whole communities swept away, many people were left wondering if it’s even possible to live at the Shore.
October 25, 2013
News Release
Sandy facts October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy strikes with a storm surge weather experts had never seen before 37,000 primary residences destroyed or damaged 8.7 million cubic yards of debris left behind 2.7 million New Jerseyans without powerThe first 48 hours
October 25, 2013
News Release
LINCROFT, N.J. -- One month after Superstorm Sandy, Dan Shields and his business partner, Robert Higgins, were thanking their lucky stars. Their waterfront restaurant, Windansea in Highlands, had withstood the raging flood tides and winds of Sandy with only relatively minor damage.
October 24, 2013
News Release
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Emergency response. Debris removal. Reconstruction and repair. Rental assistance. Low-cost disaster loans. These activities and terms have become familiar to many New Jerseyans since Superstorm Sandy struck last year. But another activity is going full force with the purpose of protecting life and property from future disasters – hazard mitigation.
October 23, 2013
News Release
LINCROFT, N.J. -- As the sun rose over the Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor on the morning after Superstorm Sandy, evidence of the storm’s destructive power lay everywhere.The once-picturesque marina was in shambles. Some 200 sailboats, dinghies and massive cabin cruisers had been carried from the harbor by the storm surge, landing in parking lots, streets and yards across a wide swath of the 1.2 mile square borough.
October 23, 2013
News Release
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Boardwalks are the backbone of many of New Jersey’s shore communities. Often lined with shops, amusements and restaurants, and serving as the main access points to beaches, boardwalks are the magnets that attract tourists to beach towns.
October 8, 2013
News Release
 LINCROFT, N.J.  -- Superstorm Sandy survivors will have more time to file critical paperwork for their flood insurance settlements. The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced on Oct. 1 that it has extended the deadline for filing proof-of-loss claims for a second time. The new deadline is April 28, 2014.

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