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East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

Controversy Surrounds Post-Sandy Sea Walls At Jersey Shore

As Jersey shore towns spend millions to rebuild boardwalks wrecked by Superstorm Sandy, some are opting for an additional layer of protection in the form of steel sea walls. But some environmentalists and scientists say the hard barriers actually worsen erosion as waves scour sand at the base of the walls.

01/22/2013

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NJ Officials Fighting For Legislation To Ban Beach Tags

Many New Jersey beach towns will need beach replenishment funds following Superstorm Sandy. If legislation sponsored by state Senator Michael Doherty and state Senate President Steve Sweeney becomes law, storm damaged towns that accept federal replenishment funds must provide free beach access and public toilet facilities.

12/10/2012

(Hurricane Sandy also damaged homes in Mantoloking, NJ, about 20 miles north of Long Beach Island.  Credit: Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Residents Survey Heartbreaking Damage In Brick Township Area

Devastation doesn’t begin to cover the scene in the Brick Township section of the barrier island over the Mantoloking Bridge. It looks like a war zone; homes here lost the battle with Sandy.

11/15/2012

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New Jersey Woman Finds 70-Year-Old Love Letters On The Beach After Sandy

With little to do to pass the time after Hurricane Sandy, Kathleen Mullen decided to go for a walk with her family. What she stumbled upon on the Henry Hudson Trail has kept her busy for well over a week.

11/14/2012

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Getaway Guide: St. Thomas, USVI

Now that we’ve gotten our first jolt of winter and crave a change, how about splurging on a getaway from Philadelphia to an island called St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands?

11/09/2012

(Credit: John Ostapkovich)

8th & 9th Street Beaches In Ocean City, N.J. Open Again After Brief Closure

According to authorities, the Cape May Health Department notified Ocean City at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday that it was safe for bathers to return to the water.

08/07/2012

(Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Health: Importance Of Beach Safety

There’s been a spike in the number of beach and ocean injuries this summer at the Jersey Shore.

08/02/2012

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Drowning Reported At Atlantic City Beach

Emergency crews were called out to the beach in Atlantic City where someone reportedly drowned Thursday afternoon.

08/02/2012

Salt Water Taffy On Talk Philly

How To Make Salt Water Taffy

Find out more information about salt water taffy and James Candy here.

08/01/2012

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Suspect Arrested Twice In Less Than A Week For Stealing Purses At Atlantic City Beach

A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged for stealing a woman’s purse at the beach on Monday morning, according to Atlantic City police.

07/30/2012

(An Ocean City, NJ lifeguard dory.  File photo by Steve Butler)

Lifeguards Issue Warnings For Children Digging In Sand

When they tire of splashing in the waves, many children enjoy digging in the sand, but local shore town officials are always mindful of just how deep those craters on the beach get, because they know the dangers they pose.

07/24/2012

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Yoga On The Beach

What could be better than yoga on the beach? The Yoga Center of Medford spoke on Talk Philly about this unique offering.

07/13/2012

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3 On Your Side: Protect Gadgets From Sun & Sand

Sand, sun and surf. The things we love about the beach can wreak havoc on our electronic devices. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some advice to keep your gadgets safe.

07/10/2012

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Enjoy the Beach at Cape May Point

Do you want to avoid the crowds and chaos of a beach getaway with the kids? KYW’s Jay Lloyd may have the solution.

07/05/2012

State Blocks Point Pleasant Beach Midnight Bar Closings

New Jersey’s top liquor regulator has blocked Point Pleasant Beach’s midnight bar closing law from taking effect this Sunday.

06/29/2012

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