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Superstorm-Dune Wars
A woman, right, scavenges on the beach while workers labor on the new seawall construction project to protect Mantoloking. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Beach replenishment projects to start regardless of easements

As the air turns colder, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has plans for numerous Sandy-recovery projects through the winter and spring.

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Sandy-displaced Families?

Since Superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey more than two years ago, the state has not been keeping track of the number of people displaced by the storm.

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Purestock - ThinkStock
Purestock - ThinkStock
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Ocean County – A “Worst Place To Own a Home”

When it comes to articles about Ocean County, there are opinions (we still disagree that Toms River is one of the most boring places in NJ), but then there are quantifiable facts that you can't really argue with. The Weather Channel just came out with a sobering list of "The Worst Places to Own a Home in the US". And, unfortunately, we're very high on the list.

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Ilya Hemlin, Townsquare Media
Ilya Hemlin, Townsquare Media
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Two Years Later, Sandy Recovery Still Underway, But Much Is Out of Our Control Said Toms River Mayor

On the two year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher held up a photo showing the destruction within the Township immediately after the storm.

"We stopped in the road and we looked at all of this and we said 'where do you even start to begin where to clean this up?'."

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First Lady Mary Pat Christie with volunteers and homeowners
First Lady Mary Pat Christie with Volunteers and Homeowners in Toms River, October 29, 2014 (Megan Madison, Townsquare Media)
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Final Round of Grants Announced

Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund Chair and New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie visited several sites down the shore to mark the 2-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy on Wednesday.

The fund just announced its final round of grant awards this week as well, an additional $3.5 million to 15 organiz

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Sandy Two Years Ago Today[VIDEO]

It seems like it was a lifetime ago.  And so many people still waiting to get into their houses that were destroyed by Sandy.

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Sandy victims
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Poll: Sandy victims still suffering serious distress

Nearly two years after first making landfall, Superstorm Sandy victims continue to suffer from psychological stress, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new Monmouth University Poll released Monday.

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Is NJ ready for another Sandy?

Two years since Superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey, the state still isn't stronger than the storm.

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South Seaside Park
Jerry Rotunda
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South Seaside Shops Need Your Business

The construction along Rt. 35 is absolutely necessary, both to repair the damage from Sandy, and to make sure this vital roadway can withstand future storms.

In the meantime, the businesses that sit along the road are suffering, especially in the furthest reaches of South Seaside Park.

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Helical Piles & Anchors
Courtesy: Danbro Distributors
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The Ups and Downs of Helical Piles

When it comes to raising your home on piles for storm protection, you have to go down to go up.

Structural engineer Steve Gencorelli, P.E. of Danbro Distributors, says the CHANCE Helical Piles distributed by Danbro Distributors work like a set of giant screws that anchor your home deep into the ground

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