Office set up for flood victims

| 15 Feb 2012 | 09:17

    Sparta — A disaster recovery center for Sussex County residents who've suffered loss or damage after Hurricane Irene is now open daily at the Sussex County Technical School on Route 94. Run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, this is the place to go to find out about eligibility for assistance through state and federal programs, including Small Business Administration help, and counseling. The center opened Tuesday, Sept. 13, with hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. While residents are encouraged to call or register online first, it is not necessary. For more information or to register in advance for an appointment, call 800-621-3362 or for the hearing impaired: 800-462-7585. Visit The phone lines are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.