Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

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August 30, 2017

St. Elisabeth’s Chapel by the Sea near the Atlantic Ocean in Ortley Beach, New Jersey, has been housed in two different buildings since its founding. Superstorm Sandy destroyed the 1885 chapel, and nearly five years later, on July 23, 2017, the congregation dedicated its new building. Photo:...

April 7, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey press release] The American Red Cross today awarded a $600,000 grant to the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey for Superstorm Sandy recovery work in Salem, Gloucester, Cumberland and Camden Counties. The Diocese is entrusted to use these funds to aid residents of...

March 17, 2014

Volunteers unload donated material at the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew in Brooklyn, New York shortly after Hurricane Sandy. Photo: Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew

[Episcopal News Service] The Occupy Sandy network that sprung up in the days after...

October 28, 2013

These stuffed-toy hitchhikers from Texas were just part of the many donations received from all over the world in response to Hurricane Sandy. Photo: Diocese of New Jersey

Editors’ note: A year ago today, Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy set to reeling a large...

October 28, 2013

Flooding from Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge toppled three oil storage tanks in the basement of St. George’s by-the-River in Rumson, New Jersey, requiring a major infrastructure repairs as well as a biohazard remediation project. Photo: St. George’s by-the-River

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October 28, 2013

The outsides of many abandoned homes, such as this one in Little Egg Harbor, do not look as if they were damaged by Sandy. However, flooding has wrecked their interiors. Photo: Church of the Holy Spirit

Editors’ note: A year ago today, Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane...

October 28, 2013

Volunteers unload donated material at the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew in Brooklyn, New York shortly after Hurricane Sandy. Photo: Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew

Editors’ note: A year ago today, Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy set to reeling a large...

October 28, 2013

A statue of Jesus appears to be keeping watch over donated food in the boiler room of St. Mary’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, in an example 0f what Katie Mears calls the “amazing work” that parishes performed for their communities...

October 28, 2013

Editors’ note: A year ago today, Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy set to reeling a large part of the East Coast of the United States. At least 147 people died in the Atlantic basin because of the storm; of that number 72 were killed in the mid-Atlantic and northeastern United States. Sandy caused...

October 28, 2013

After Hurricane Sandy hit the Jersey Shore, donations poured into many Episcopal churches, including St. Mary’s by the Sea in Point Pleasant Beach. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg, Episcopal News Service

Editors’ note: A year ago today, Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane...

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