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Site of O.C.E.A.N. Inc. Rental Homes, Berkeley Township, August 26, 2015
Site of O.C.E.A.N. Inc. Rental Homes, Berkeley Township, August 26, 2015 (Megan Madison, Townsquare Media)
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O.C.E.A.N. Inc. Helps Sandy Victims Find Their Way Home

Earlier this month, we told you about O.C.E.A.N. Inc.'s plan to build a dozen rental homes in Berkeley Township to house families who had been displaced by Superstorm Sandy.

A ribbon-cutting on Thursday celebrated the completion of the first six of tho

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NJ Beach Town Devastated By Hurricane Sandy Tears Down Storm-Damaged Homes
Beach front home damaged by Superstorm Sandy in Manotoloking in 2012. (Mark Wilson, Getty Images)
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Many NJ residents still traumatized by Superstorm Sandy

A new study finds almost three years after Superstorm Sandy slammed New Jersey, 27 percent of Garden State residents whose homes were damaged are still facing moderate to severe mental health issues as a result of the disaster.

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Three chances for Sandy rebuild support in one week in Ocean County

If you're one of the tens of thousands of Superstorm Sandy survivors trying to rebuild with federal or state help that's less than you expected, the next seven days offer you ample opportunity to learn if you can qualify for more.

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Bayside Park, Ortley Beach (Stacy Proebstle)
Bayside Park, Ortley Beach (Stacy Proebstle)
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Bayside Park in Ortley Beach reopens July 18

The next step toward mending Ortley Beach's Superstorm wounds is about to be taken. Bayside Park, decimated in the October 2012 disaster, officially reopens July 18.

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Ortley Beach Water Tower (Townsquare Media)
Ortley Beach Water Tower (Townsquare Media)
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Dune restoration protest march July 18 in Ortley

Fed up with inaction on storm protections for the Toms River shorefront, two citizens' groups collaborate for a July 18 protest march in Ortley Beach that they hope will draw crowds of equally-irate Superstorm survivors.

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(Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
(Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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Christie Administration seeks to open more LMI Superstorm rebuilding funds

Superstorm survivors inthe Low To Moderate Income (LMI) Homeowners, functioning with $40 million in federal funds, would have access to another $29 million, under policy changes proposed by the Christie Administration.

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A home in Union Beach ruined by Superstorm Sandy
A home in Union Beach ruined by Superstorm Sandy (Michael Loccisano, Getty Images)
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Sandy history being documented by NJ college

Superstorm Sandy was one of the most significant events to affect the state. A group of students from one of New Jersey's top-rated colleges is making sure the event is memorialized for generations to come.

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Townsquare Media
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Sheriff’s Department Tests New Tech In Seaside Heights

A lot of us will remember what it was like trying to get in touch with people during and after Superstorm Sandy. A lot of busy signals at best, and not even any service for most of us. A New Jersey company wants to change that, and they're deploying their technology in Seaside Heights this weekend to give it a test run.

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Sandi McKay, NJOP Member/Photo by Tom Mongellli, Townsquare Media
Sandi McKay, NJOP Member/Photo by Tom Mongellli, Townsquare Media
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RREM among many Issues Sandy Survivor Group Plans to Tackle

The New Jersey Organizing Project (NJOP), focused on overcoming obstacles with the state's Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation(RREM) grant program, expects to take on several Sandy-related issues. 

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Five alleged Sandy relief fraudsters charged by NJ Attorney General

A Barnegat man and two couples from outside Ocean County are the latest New Jerseyans facing criminal charges for allegedly collecting federal Superstorm relief under false pretenses.

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