Massive jaws take big bites of debris from the pile of rubble in Union Beach. While families watch, it dumps their homes into a waiting trash hauler bite by bite.
Whenever there’s a hurricane, birdwatchers are the only people who are really happy. Hurricane Sandy pancaked homes and toppled trees as it spiraled up the East Coast, but it also brought something that only eager New York City birdwatchers were anticipating.
The thing that makes Hoboken so desirable — its proximity to the water — is the very thing that makes living here a real crap shoot sometimes.
How will the tri-state area prepare for future storms?
After three months of deliberation, a task force set up by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has released its findings on how New York can better prepare for future storms.
NJ Today’s Mike Schneider talks to FEMA Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer, Bill Vogel, who says changes to the flood maps was the result of a long, ongoing study that was in the works prior to Hurricane Sandy.
Bloomberg administration proposed, then dropped, a database of residents needing evacuation and aid.
MetroFocus looks at the recovery nearly 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, compares and contrasts two different governors, and wishes Grand Central Terminal a happy birthday.