After Sandy: Asbury Park

Friday, December 14, 2012

Asbury Park, New Jersey, in the aftermath of Sandy (flickr)

Dan Jacobson, publisher of TriCityNews and the Asbury Park SunPastor Sony Augustine, senior pastor of First United Methodist Church in Asbury Park, and Marilyn Schlossbach, restaurateur and owner of Asbury Park's Langosta Lounge, discuss the Jersey Shore town's recovery in the weeks since Sandy.


Sony Augustine, Dan Jacobson and Marilyn Schlossbach

Comments [4]

smg from NJ

These states have contributed more money to the federal government than most of the rest of the country combined. All they are asking for is to be treated in the same way as other states that have experienced natural disasters. Between the gun legislation and this, Congress has once again failed to disappoint us in terms of their lack of action and compassion.

Jan. 15 2013 11:15 AM

im not a tea bagger! no reason to call people hateful names
and i don't think i should rebuild California after each years wild fire or the annual NJ river flooding. i just wonder if all the nj shoretown slums should be rebuilt and how many more times?

Dec. 14 2012 11:57 AM
BK from Hoboken

"how many times should the federal tax payer pay to rebuild the same communities?"

As log as the social contract says that we rebuild homes in the fire-stricken parts of California, earthquake centers of the Bay Area, tornado prone areas of the Midwest, under sea level New Orleans, wide swaths of the hurricane prone southeast and Florida, why am I hearing so much of this in regards to Sandy? Why is this the first time EVER that some of these hearltess Tea Partiers want offsetting cuts for the rebuilding costs? Lastly, NJ send more money to DC and gets less back than any other state in the country. We are hot with a catastrophe, and this is the "support" we get?

Rebuilding needs to be smart, but I am tired of people complaining about the cost.

Dec. 14 2012 10:46 AM

how many times should the federal tax payer pay to rebuild the same communities?

Dec. 14 2012 10:18 AM

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