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Amtrak suspends some trains ahead of winter storm

2-12-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak is suspending some trains as a winter storm threatens the South and the Northeast. Amtrak says the suspensions Wednesday are meant to reduce the exposure of passengers, crews and equipment to extreme weather. The ...

NJ officials discuss Sandy recovery plan

2-11-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — State officials will hold their second hearing on New Jersey's plan to spend the next $1.4 billion in aid to recover from Superstorm Sandy. The hearing will take place on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus in Newark ...

Nor’easter is latest winter storm to slam NJ

2-10-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The second shot of winter weather heading to New Jersey might bring more snow that previously expected. The National Weather Service now says that parts of Hunterdon, Morris and Somerset Counties could see two feet of snow by ...

NJ gives some another shot at Sandy aid

2-7-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is giving applicants deemed ineligible for grants to help rebuild their homes after Superstorm Sandy another chance to appeal. Friday's decision from the state Department of Community Affairs comes two days after a ...

Feds OK $26.3M to buy out flood-prone homes

2-6-14
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — The federal government has awarded New Jersey $26.3 million to enable it to buy 89 homes in flood-prone sections of Woodbridge. The state is in the process of buying homes from willing sellers affected by Superstorm Sandy ...

Home makeover for NJ Superstorm victims

2-6-14
RANDOLPH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman who is raising her three siblings after their parents were killed during Superstorm Sandy is getting some help from a television show. The NBC home improvement show George to the Rescue has made repairs to ...

FEMA: No reimbursement for ransacked store

2-6-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal Emergency Management Agency officials will not pay a New Jersey town that reimbursed an Army Navy store $185,000 after volunteer firefighters took goods in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. FEMA has told New Jersey ...

Conn. utility crews aid NY, NJ, Pa. restore power

2-6-14
BERLIN, Conn. (AP) — Workers at Connecticut's largest utility are headed to New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania to help restore power knocked out by the latest winter storm. Connecticut Light & Power crews are set to leave early Thursday ...

Pa. utility agency says 451K remain without power

2-6-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania's utility regulator says 451,000 customers remain without power as the south-central and Philadelphia regions work to recover from a crippling ice storm. Pennsylvania Utility Commission spokeswoman Jennifer Kocher ...
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Salt Supplies Low as Winter Storms Continue

2-5-14
Transportation was difficult on the roads and the rails during the latest winter storm. Many towns are facing a salt shortage this season.