Long Beach Island NJ

(credit: David Madden)

NJ Shore Towns Still Waiting For Federal Aid One Year After Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of the carnage wrought by Hurricane Sandy. Towns along the Jersey shore continue to cope, including Long Beach Island, one of the harder hit areas.

10/28/2013

Chris Christie (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Aims Salty Language At Dune Opponents

On Tuesday, Gov. Chris Christie rejected those claims in his bluntest, most off-color terms yet.

04/30/2013

(Homes in North Beach, Long Beach Island were damaged by Hurricane Sandy.  Credit: Carey Codd)

Gov. Christie May Force Homeowners To Accept Beach-Protecting Sand Dunes

Before starting their work, the US Army Corps of Engineers needs permission from all oceanfront homeowners whose view would be blocked or their property values otherwise affected by the sand.

03/18/2013

(Hurricane Sandy displaced tons of sand, including in Sea Isle City, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

Officials Say Beach Replenishment Projects Helped Protect Towns From Sandy

Federal, state, and local governments have spent some $700 million over the last 25 years, pumping sand from the ocean onto beaches to create a buffer between towns and storm-tossed seas.

11/26/2012

Long Beach Island, NJ

Residents Of Long Beach Island Return To Assess Damage By Sandy

Most Long Beach Island residents displaced since Sandy struck two weeks ago were allowed to return home Saturday.

11/10/2012

Seaside Heights

Seaside Heights Residents View Sandy Damage

Residents of Seaside Heights, Holgate and North Beach are seeing their homes for the first time since the storm.

11/09/2012

(Gov. Christie meets with local officials on Long Beach Island in advance of a second nor'easter expected to hit the area following Hurricane Sandy.  Credit: David Madden)

South Jersey Shore Braces For 2nd Nor’easter in Two Weeks

The midday high tide on Wednesday was expected to bring more flooding to the Long Beach Island area.

11/07/2012

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

Ocean City, Finishing Second, Scoffs at Latest ‘Best NJ Beaches’ Survey

The Wildwoods has won the “best beach in New Jersey” survey for the fourth time in five years. But the survey is being called “cockamamie” by Mark Soifer, public information officer for Ocean City.

05/24/2012

(Photos by Mark Abrams)

Delco Man Files Suit Against Philadelphia Archdiocese Over Priest Sex Abuse

Frank Finnegan, 49, of Collingdale, Pa., alleges he was first overpowered by Father John Kline at a vacation rental home on Long Beach Island, NJ back in 1968 or 1969.

03/16/2011

(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

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