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Atlantic Ocean

Commodore John W. Anderson's Flag from the SS United States' maiden voyage. (Credit: Tom Rickert)

Hear Philly: Discover America’s Flagship At The Seaport Museum

This ship has a lot of stories to tell. Her name is the SS United States, and she spent the better part of two decades as America’s Flagship, breaking speed records across the Atlantic Ocean, and serving as the luxurious temporary home to many famous travelers.

05/02/2014

Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Forecast: Another Busy Atlantic Season

If you live in hurricane prone areas along the Atlantic Ocean or Gulf of Mexico coasts, “This is your warning,” acting NOAA administrator Kathryn Sullivan said.

05/23/2013

SS United States

Historic SS United States Short On Funds, Time

The SS United States is sending out what may be its final distress call.

03/25/2013

(credit: JACK GUEZ/Getty Images)

New Jersey Plans New Reef Solely For Recreational Fishing

It’s the result of a compromise announced Thursday in a dispute between recreational and commercial fishing interests over access to artificial reefs off the coast.

03/22/2013

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National Weather Service Issues Rip Current Warning For Shore Towns

The National Weather Service says a “high rip current risk” is in effect until 9 p.m. Saturday night for shore towns in New Jersey.

07/21/2012

FILE PHOTO Avalon Beach (Credit: Mike Denardo)

Avoiding The Dangers Of The Ocean

This is the time of year that tens of thousands of people escape the city heat by retreating to the waves of the Jersey shore, but as pretty as it is, there’s some danger there too.

07/04/2012

(Toby Wallace is set to row across the Atlantic) (photo provided)

Local Man Set To Row Across Atlantic Ocean In Effort To Raise Money For Charity

A Philadelphia based money manager is about to undertake a quest that’ll take him, and seven cohorts, far from the world of finance — or anything on dry land for that matter.

02/03/2012

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NOAA Officials Seek Information Regarding Dead Whale Found At Jersey Shore

Humane officials are putting up a reward, in hopes of tracking down whoever shot a whale most likely before Labor Day out in the Atlantic Ocean.

10/09/2011

Shore

Population Of Shore Residents Decreases By 18 Percent Over The Last Decade

A gorgeous view overlooking the Atlantic would have cost you close to a million dollars two years ago, but since that time, the price has taken a dip.

05/13/2011