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  1. Morristown and Union Beach churches work together to rebuild after Superstorm SandyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Jersey Journal

    When Superstorm Sandy swept up the Atlantic coast in 2012, 22,000 homes in New Jersey were left uninhabitable. Sandy may seem like old news to those who hardly remember the inconvenience of the storm.

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  2. Federal lawmakers try to stop FEMA repayment demands of mistaken Sandy aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    UNION BEACH - Hundreds of Hurricane Sandy victims may have received too much in financial aid - or may not have even been eligible for that federal assistance - but shouldn't be required to pay it back if the government was to blame for the mistake, two of New Jersey's top federal Democratic lawmakers said on Friday. To give teeth to their claim, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and Rep. Frank Pallone said they plan to introduce legislation next week requiring the Federal Emergency Management Agency to forgive the debts of Sandy victims who earn less than $200,000 annually the agency says erroneously received aid.

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  3. N.J. couple hit with $33K flood insurance bill after Sandy gets reprieveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Richard and Sandra Drake's flood insurance premium jumped from $598 in 2013 to $33,000 in 2014 even though they raised their Union Beach home above federal flood standards after Hurricane Sandy. Here, the Drakes stand on the back porch of their Lorillard Avenue home.

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  4. Bon Jovi reopens community kitchen in Monmouth County, plans another in OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    UNION BEACH - A community kitchen that served up meals in the Hurricane Sandy-ravaged borough of Union Beach until closing down over the summer plans to reopen today thanks to Jon Bon Jovi. An arm of the New Jersey rocker's nonprofit organization is sponsoring "Spoon Full of Hope," a program run by Gateway Church of Christ that opened last year in the temporary home of a local, waterfront restaurant destroyed during Sandy. 2 comments

  5. Apply now for $72M in Sandy rebuilding and rental assistance programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | NJ.com

    The state today announced the launch of two, post-Hurricane Sandy affordable housing programs. Here, construction workers put siding up on an elevated home in Union Beach.

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  6. Fire tears through Aberdeen apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ABERDEEN - Approximately 30 people were displaced after a Tuesday afternoon fire at an apartment complex in the township, police said. Approximately 15 units at the Chelsea Village apartments were impacted by either fire, smoke or water damage and are uninhabitable, police Chief John Powers said.

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  7. Sandy victims home for holidays thanks to volunteer group | Di IonnoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    After all we've been through, when I walked in and saw what they did, I was like, 'Finally, we're home." -- Sandy victim Tina Napalo She brought coffee into Sandy-battered towns on the Raritan Bay for stunned homeowners and the volunteers helping them clean up and, in many cases, clean out.

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  8. Andrew Mills Best Photos of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Five-year-old Kaelynn Shane has a moment with Mary Pat Christie as the youngster shows off her new bedroom to New Jersey's First Lady in Union Beach on June 18, 2014..

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  9. NJ Transit identifies pedestrian stuck, killed by train near HazletRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | NJ.com

    HAZLET - The pedestrian struck and killed by a NJ Transit train Tuesday morning has been identified as a Union Beach man, authorities said. David Metz, 69, entered the gates of the tracks and didn't make any attempt to move before he was struck around 6 a.m. , according to NJ Transit spokesman William Smith.

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  10. N.J. Sandy progress report shows $759M in federal aid disbursed through end of SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | NJ.com

    Though residents trying to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy with the help of state-run grant programs continue to express frustration with the pace of recovery efforts, state officials say in a new quarterly progress report to the federal government aid distribution has ramped up. Through the end of September, the report shows the state paid out roughly $759 million, or more than 40 percent of the nearly $1.83 billion that New Jersey received in an initial allocation of federal aid.

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  11. After Sandy, undocumented immigrants from N.J. helped region rebuild, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | NJ.com

    Undocumented immigrants from New Jersey were among the thousands of day laborers who worked on Hurricane Sandy recovery in the region, according to a report. Here, widespread devastation is shown along Brook and Prospect avenues in Union Beach after the storm.

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  12. N.J. Politics Roundup: Christie tells Sandy heckler to 'sit down and shut up;' U.S. split on ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | NJ.com

    TRENTON - During a stop on his tour of the state to commemorate the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Gov. Christie on Wednesday told a heckler in Belmar to "shut up." In Toms River earlier in the day, the Republican governor also said the nurse at the center of the controversy over New Jersey's Ebola quarantine policy is "no longer my responsibility."

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  13. Habitat for Humanity project in Union Beach helping Sandy victims return homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    UNION BEACH - In the two years that Barbara Costanza and her son have been out of their home because of Hurricane Sandy, she rented an apartment and recently moved in with her daughter and four grandchildren. Her house in Union Beach destroyed by Sandy, Costanza should get her wish by Thanksgiving when a team of volunteers from Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County say they'll have her new and improved home built.

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  14. christie in union beach for sandy two year anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    First Lady Mary Pat Christie signs a 2-by-4 board to be used in the construction of Barbara Costanza's new home in Union Beach. The donated lumber is from a recycled Christmas tree that stood in Rockefeller Plaza in New York City two years ago.

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  15. Hurricane Sandy anniversary brings reflection, volunteerism, calls for actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Something else that was present throughout the day was the understanding that two-years later, more needs to be done to help the victims of the historic storm, many of whom still have no idea when they will be able to return home. Gov. Chris Christie and members of his administration visited several shore communities throughout the day, where there were rebuilding projects ongoing and where some angry Sandy victims voiced their frustrations .

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  16. Union Beach Sandy anniversary cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    File photo of the front steps of where the Vazquez home used to be on Brook Ave after Hurricane Sandy in Union Beach on Thursday, November 1, 2012.

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  17. Volunteers flock to Bayshore communities on anniversary of SandyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    UNION BEACH - Two years after Hurricane Sandy rocked Monmouth County's Bayshore region, there is still storm-related demolition work being done, still cleanups taking place and still people working to help displaced residents finally return home. "It's incredible how much work remains to be done," said Ken Garrison, 67, of Little Silver, a volunteer with First Presbyterian Church in Red Bank, which has deployed volunteers every week to help area Sandy victims fix their homes.

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  18. In Union Beach, residents tell HUD chief about struggle to return home 2 years after SandyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    UNION BEACH - Hurricane Sandy wiped out the homes of Maria McQuarrie and Andrea Kassimatis, who live next door to one another on Third Street in Union Beach. Two years later, both of their families remain displaced, living in trailers next to elevated but unfinished homes.

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  19. Reliving the wrath of SandyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | NJ.com

    The front edge of Hurricane Sandy was advancing up the coast and all computer models indicated it would first land at the tip of Cape May Point. The eye itself was projected to pass over St. Mary by-the-Sea, a Victorian-era retreat house facing the brunt of the wind, where the Atlantic meets the Delaware Bay.

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  20. For Sandy survivors, mental health issues persist two years after storm, survey findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Two years after Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey, a new survey found many survivors of the storm are still suffering from psychological distress. Here, widespread devastation is shown along Brook and Prospect avenues in Union Beach after the storm.

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