in the midst of all that happened ten years ago, Ocean Gate resident and Councilman Mark Haug felt so moved by a random act of kindness that he has since turned the emotion into paying it forward to help others now by forming a non-profit called 'Hold On I'm Coming'.
Residents who rent or rent out homes in Toms River that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy requiring rebuilds are being told to elevate their structure by FEMA who is reportedly using outdated maps and information.
It's hard to believe that eight years ago today, Hurricane/Superstorm made landfall over New Jersey and absolutely destroyed the Jersey Shore Coastline.
It wasn't the wind and rain that caused most of the damage; it was the massive storm surge...
It's hard to believe that Hurricane Sandy was six years ago today!
It's also hard to believe that there are some people that STILL have not fully recovered.
We have come a long way, however, but there still is more work that needs to be done...
I'm not sure why I haven't seen this before, but I saw it on Facebook today for the first time, and it's actually pretty cool.
This time-lapse video of the construction of the Seaside Heights Boardwalk after Hurricane Sandy destroyed it was captured by Earthcam between March 18th- May 21st, 2013...
A massive project is happening at Casino Pier Amusement Park in Seaside Heights.
To make the park bigger and to add more rides, Casino Pier is being expanded North over the beach instead of East like was was before Hurricane Sandy.
You probably know by now that Casino Pier in Seaside Heights is expanding to provide more rides and games for the kids, and to get back to the size they once were before Hurricane Sandy destroyed the pier.
Instead of the pier being expanded back over the Atlantic Ocean...
As the four year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaches this month, a number of impacted families from Monmouth and Ocean counties remain displaced.
"Of the 260,000 households that were affected by the storm, there are still several thousand that have not been able to return home," said Maureen Mulligan, executive director for Coastal Habitat for Humanity based in Spring Lake Heights