Tracking Sandy: Monmouth County Remembers

The following narrators generously agreed to sit for oral history interviews and share their experiences with the public. The first round of interviews started in 2016, with another round funded by Monmouth University's Urban Coast Institute in 2022. Click the name to access. Additional interviews will be added as transcripts are finalized. For questions -- or to be interviewed yourself -- email Professor Melissa Ziobro, 


Tom Arnone, Neptune City

(Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders) 


Joe Barris, Howell Township

(Assistant Planning Director, Monmouth County)


Kevin Burkitt, Shark River Hills

(Photographer, 91 Days; Countless Nights)


Lillian Burry, Colts Neck

(Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Director) 


John P. Curley, Middletown

(Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Deputy Director)


Serena DiMaso, Holmdel

(Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders)


Jim Foley, Deal

(President, Church of the Presidents Historical Museum)


Shaun Golden, Howell Township

(Monmouth County Sheriff)


Steve Heisman, Toms River

(Executive Director, Monmouth County HABcore)  


Corey Hudson, Jackson

(Artist; )


Tony MacDonald, Ocean Township

(Director, Urban Coast Institute, Monmouth University) 


Mike McLaughlin, Manasquan

(Photographed destruction and reconstruction)


Skip Pulcrano, Brick Township

(Volunteered in Union Beach)


Ann, Port Monmouth

(Home Inundated by Floodwaters)


Gary Rich, Sr., Spring Lake

(Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders) 


John Swartz, Hazlet

(VP, Keansburg Historical Society)


Dr. Amy Williams, Long Beach Island

(Stevens Institute of Technology/NJ Sea Grant Consortium; )