TRENTON - Federal officials have approved nearly $7.6 million in aid to victims of last month's nor'easter in 12 New Jersey counties. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said it had registered more than 9,300 applications for assistance, and inspected nearly 8,400 homes. About $6.9 million has already been disbursed, FEMA officials said.
Individuals and businesses are eligible for aid in Burlington, Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union Counties. In Camden, Gloucester and Mercer Counties, only individuals can apply for aid.