As Officials Work To Ensure Some NJ Beaches Are Up And Running, Displaced Families Are Up Against Summer Renters
With all of the coverage of Superstorm Sandy’s devastation along the Jersey Shore, Cape May County tourism and local officials like Sea Isle mayor Len Desiderio want to change what they fear is the perception that every New Jersey beach town has been devastated.
Hundreds of residents of Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ, who are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, attended a town meeting Friday night that featured a question and answer session with officials from FEMA.
The average New Jersey beach is 30 to 40 feet narrower after Superstorm Sandy, according to a survey that is sure to intensify a long-running debate on whether federal dollars should be used to replenish stretches of sand that only a fraction of U.S. taxpayers use.
Three Ocean City beaches have been closed due to a possible sewage spill.
Voting starts on Tuesday for the annual contest to name the 10 best beaches in New Jersey.
Tom Foley, the city’s emergency management coordinator and chief of emergency services, says an unaware pedestrian could fall and be injured or even killed.
That long walk on the beach in Wildwood will remain free this summer, even as the town wrestles with the million dollar annual cost of keeping the beach clean.
Chris talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe about a Politico article asking if Rick Perry is dumb, Gerri Willis about the appointment of Alan Krueger to the head of the White House Council of Economic Advisors and announced that he will interview former Vice President Dick Cheney on September 6th.
An independent annual report on water quality along popular beaches from coast to coast puts most of those around here in pretty good standing.
South Jersey is home to some of the beast beaches in the world! From Brigantine to Cape May, there are a multitude of beaches to explore.
Need more proof that New Jerseyans hate having to pay for beach badges? For the third time in the past four years, Wildwood—the south Jersey resort town where the beaches are free and gigantic—has been named the state’s best beach.
A bag of heroin, a 10-gallon gas tank, five pairs of underwear, a duck caller and a plastic cow were among the nearly half-million pieces of trash picked up from New Jersey’s beaches.
It ranked second next to Myrtle Beach for US destinations and ninth for world beach destinations.
A new report shows beach closings in Delaware are on the rise while New Jersey’s rate is going down. Still, KYW’s John Ostapkovich reports, Delaware’s water quality is rated better.