Articles Posted in the " Hurricane Sandy " Category

  • Told You So: MacArthur demands FEMA Admin’s resignation

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I hate being right about this stuff, Save Jerseyans. Sincerely and truly! We’ve now learned that there is evidence of MASSIVE alleged fraud in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) process; specifically, in the engineering reports utilized as a basis to deny insurance claims filed by victims […]


  • REPORT: Stender won’t run again in 2015

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The pressure is paying off, Save Jerseyans.  But a promise to not run again ain’t good enough. Not if everything being reported about Asm. Linda Stender, her husband, and their interaction with Habitat for Humanity is accurate. She refuses to talk openly and honestly on the subject. […]


  • Stender borrows from Bob McDonnell’s playbook?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell lost the public’s sympathy in the run-up to his felony sentencing when it was perceived (fairly or not) that he was throwing his wife under the bus. Oddly enough, guess who’s employing the tactic on Northern soil? Good ‘ole Linda “Habitat for […]


  • DiMaso: Stender should resign

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings Monmouth County Deputy Freeholder Director Serena Dimaso today called upon the Democratic leadership of the State Legislature to force Assemblywoman  Linda Stender out of office. According to numerous published reports, Stender and her husband Richard concocted a scheme to  have their vacation bungalow in Manasquan demolished  and replaced with a half million […]



  • Cho Proves Lies Can Get You Close

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It looks as if Rep. Scott Garrett could, after all, end up having the longest election night of any New Jersey incumbent this year, Save Jerseyans, assuming new survey results from Patrick Murray’s Monmouth Polling Institute are accurate. Monmouth found Garrett (48%) leading challenger Roy Cho (43%) by […]


  • A Sandy Community Still in Distress, Part II

    By Synnove Bakke | The Save Jersey Blog Finally, almost two whole years later, there may finally be some relief in sight for residents in Cliffwood Way, Laurence Harbor. I wrote about this small devastated neighborhood when I found it by accident in April of this year.  Click here to read my original report if you […]


  • Obama diverts $1 billion in Sandy funds away from New Jersey

    Kyrillos and Holzapfel cry foul By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com President Barack Obama announced that he is diverting nearly $1 billion in Hurricane Sandy recovery funds away from New Jersey and New York to fund a nationwide resiliency competition that will ostensibly help the winning communities build infrastructure to deal with the impacts of climate change. Obama announced […]


  • Christie Kicks Off MDW in Belmar

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Who cares about politics, right? You’re thinking about driving to the Shore if you’re not already, Save Jerseyans. Governor Chris Christie is already there, having co-hosted the The Boomer and Carton Show on Friday morning to promote Jersey Shore tourism before Keansburg, Belmar (see below), Asbury Park and Seaside on this the kick-off […]


  • Christie CV’s Sandy Bill of Rights

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s one of the corner pieces of Steve Sweeney‘s 2017 gubernatorial campaign, Save Jerseyans, but Governor Chris Christie made it clear today that while he acknowledges documented problems with the disaster relief aid process, he’s not endorsing his fair weather ally’s so-called Sandy ‘Bill of Rights’ as-is. He wants substantive […]


  • MacArthur Drops Twin Attack Ads

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The well-heeled campaign of GOP CD3 candidate Tom MacArthur is stepping up its aerial assault on primary opponent Steve Lonegan, Save Jerseyans, led by two new network television ads that dropped on Tuesday morning only days after launching a major online campaign centered around a website, ‘MayorLonegan.com’; they feature several CD3-based […]


  • N.J. Boardwalks Bouncing Back

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Seven months ago, Save Jerseyans, a fire destroyed eight blocks of the Seaside Park and Seaside Heights Boardwalk along with over 50 businesses. A 25-foot section had to be removed to serve as a fire break to save the rest of it only months after Hurricane Sandy wrecked 33 boardwalks […]


  • Christie: 98% of Resettlement Cash is Out

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There are plenty of big problems out there in Sandy-affected areas, Save Jerseyans, including the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation (RREM) rule preventing homeowners from receiving funds for repairs affected before acceptance into the program. Scores of families are still displaced or suffering in place as our own Synnove Bakke recently chronicled. […]