Brigantine NJ

(A seal resting on a beach in Neptune Township, NJ.  Photo provided by Marine Mammal Stranding Center)

Experts Warn Humans To Stay Away From Beached Seals Along South Jersey Shore

Th director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center says that for the most part, these seals are not in trouble. But they could be dangerous if provoked.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/16/2015

(A representative of Bass Pro Shops checks in jobseekers at the company's job fair at the Atlantic City Sheraton.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Hundreds Show Up For Sporting Goods Chain’s Job Fair in Atlantic City

The line stretched out of the ballroom of the Sheraton, around the corridor, wrapped around a spiral staircase and ended at the front door of the hotel.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/20/2015

(Credit: MMSC)

Seal Can’t Return To Ocean After South Jersey Beachgoers Domesticate It

An eight-month-old seal being cared for at the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine leaves Sunday for its new home.

11/15/2014

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Thousands Lose Power Down The Shore On Independence Day

Thousands were without power down the shore after an alleged feeder line malfunction.

07/04/2013

Boats tossed into street in Brigantine (Credit: Rich Edwards)

Brigantine Receives Superstorm Sandy Cleanup Check From Federal Government

FEMA has cut a check to the city of Brigantine for $1.6 million to cover the lion’s share of the cost of debris removal in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

03/27/2013

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Scientists Eyeing Atypical Surge In Jersey Shore Ocean Temps

Ocean surface temperatures along the South Jersey shore are already in the upper 70s.

06/25/2012

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After Warm Winter, Dolphins Return Early To Jersey Shore Area

Bob Schoelkopf, founding director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, NJ, says pods of bottlenose dolphins have been back in the area for weeks.

05/30/2012

(A front-end loader is used to move the carcass of the short-finned pilot whale that came ashore last month in the Jersey shore.  Credit:  Marine Mammal Stranding Center)

Officials Say Whale That Beached Itself at NJ Shore Was Shot in the Wild

In this country, shooting a whale is a crime, punishable by fines and jail time.

10/05/2011

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Audio Podcasts: Listen or Download

Listen online, or download audio podcasts of the entire Regional Affairs Council series, “The Next Jersey Shore Superstorm.”

07/01/2011

(A beach at Sea Isle City, NJ.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

New Jersey Group Holds Annual “Top Ten Beaches” Vote

From Asbury Park to Avalon and beyond, many of us have a favorite shore point. And if so, now’s the time to be counted.

02/23/2011