Patch takes a look back at some of the images and videos of the damage caused by the massive storm both in Union County and at the Jersey Shore.
It's been one month since "the perfect storm" tore through new Jersey, toppling trees, pulling down power lines, damaging homes and causing widespread power outages that lasted for days, and in some cases, weeks. Over the course of the last 30 days since Superstorm Sandy devastated the Jersey Shore and many areas inland, New Jerseyans have showed their strength and unity, vowing to rebuild and joining together to help each other through local and statewide initiatives. The following is a compilation of images and videos from Union County and the Jersey Shore, depicting the aftermath, the cleanup and the efforts by local residents to be part of the relief effort. One video was shot by Rutgers University student Brittany McDyer of Cranford …
As Hurricane Sandy's path up the east coast remains in question, the American Red Cross has issued these tips for what to do in case the storm does hit our area.
Friday, October 26, 2012
Editor's Note: The following information is a press release from the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross North Jersey Region is monitoring Hurricane Sandy as it heads north along Florida’s coastline and is working closely with government and other New Jersey partners on response plans should the storm have an impact on the state. While it is still too early to predict the precise track Sandy will take, forecasters say the storm may pose a threat to New Jersey early next week. “Now is the time to put your plans in place and shop for any supplies necessary to update your disaster kits,” says Dennis McNulty, director of Disaster Services with the American Red Cross North Jersey Region. “Discuss your communication plan with family …