Long winter could mean more intense allergy season

WOODLAND PARK, N.J. (AP) — Winter may unofficially be over, but there may not be much relief in sight just yet for allergy sufferers. Experts say a shortened spring due to the long winter may create a more intense allergy season. Some allergists ...

Sandy stormproofing ideas coming from residents

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Jersey shore communities hit hard by Superstorm Sandy are turning to their residents for ideas on how to guard against the next big storm. At public meetings, in volunteer committees and in an online survey, residents have ...

NJ OKs 26 elevation grants in Brigantine

BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials have approved housing elevation grants for 26 properties in Brigantine under its Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The grants are designed to help owners raise their homes to protect against future storm ...

Christie returns to flood-ravaged town

SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is touting some successes in a buyout program targeting homeowners flooded by Superstorm Sandy. Christie was in Middlesex County Thursday afternoon for another in his series of town hall ...

Report: New Jersey town could lose Sandy aid

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The federal government says more than $4 million in Superstorm Sandy aid promised to a New Jersey shore town should be reallocated or repaid because it was not needed. The Homeland Security Department's Inspector General's ...

Fewer than 600 appeal denials for NJ Sandy aid

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — About one-tenth of the New Jersey residents who were given more time to appeal denials of housing aid after Superstorm Sandy have taken up the offer. The state's Community Affairs Department said Tuesday that fewer than 600 ...

NJ bar closes _ again _ victimized twice by Sandy

UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A Jersey shore restaurant destroyed by Superstorm Sandy encouraged residents of Union Beach last year when its owner moved it a few blocks inland for the first summer after the storm. But Jakeabob's Bay won't live to see ...

Windy snowstorm whips Northeast; whiteout on roads

CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) — A snowstorm with powerful wind gusts is whipping the Northeast. Parts of Massachusetts are digging out from up to 10 inches of snow. The snow blew through Massachusetts by late Wednesday afternoon. Maine's eastern tip is ...

Strong winds pose problems in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Strong winds will follow a spring snow storm that blanketed parts of southern New Jersey. The National Weather Service is reporting 6½ inches of snow fell in Cape May, there was 5½ inches in Middle Township, 4 inches at ...

NJTV Weather: Spring Storm Will Bring Snow

Meteorologist John Cifelli expects most of New Jersey to get some snow, with the most accumulation to the south.