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Long Beach Island

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New Jersey’s Top 10 Beaches Contest Resumes After Superstorm Sandy

New Jersey’s Top Ten Beaches contest is back after a one-year break while the shore began its recovery from Superstorm Sandy.

02/17/2014

Hank Bechler stands outside his condemned home. He is living in a trailer while he fights for a higher payout from his insurer. (Credit: David Madden)

One Year After Sandy, Some Homeowners Still Waiting On Insurance Money

Construction crews are still busy working on homes where owners were either lucky enough to get an insurance check or rich enough to pay on their own.

10/29/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Brothers Stranded At Sea Share Story Of Survival

Before the Coast Guard arrived, Bill and Ed Rust found themselves eight miles off the coast of Long Beach Island in the Atlantic. For more than 30 agonizing minutes, they clung to these life preservers, not knowing if help was on the way.

09/26/2013

Folks enjoying the beautiful day on Long Beach Island Labor Day Weekend. (Credit: Dan Wing)

Success For Jersey Shore Businesses Mixed In First Post-Sandy Summer

With the summer vacation season nearing its end, many are wondering how businesses in some of the hardest hit areas, like Long Beach Island, fared. That depends who you ask.

09/01/2013

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NJ Court Overturns Award For View Lost To Dune In LBI

New Jersey’s highest court on Monday overturned a $375,000 jury award given to an elderly couple who complained that a protective sand dune behind their house blocked their ocean views.

07/08/2013

(Homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy in Beach Haven West, NJ.  Photo used by permission LBI.net)

Mediation Being Offered To NJ Sandy Victims With Open Insurance Claims

There are still some 20,000 unsettled insurance claims in New Jersey, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy; most of them along the shore.

06/16/2013

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All Are Invited To ‘LBI Thank You Fest’

There’s a party on Long Beach Island this weekend and you’re invited!

06/15/2013

City of Tybee Island

Off The Beaten Path: 10 Family Vacation Spots

Consider trying something new this year by vacationing in an off-the-beaten path-locale where fun abounds but the crowds do not.

06/03/2013

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Shore Town Ravaged By Sandy Says It’s 95% Ready For Summer

You’ve heard the message often enough from towns down the shore in the months after Hurricane Sandy: They’ll be ready for tourists come Memorial Day.

05/11/2013

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Long Beach Island, N.J. Is Open For Business After Sandy

Long Beach Township Mayor Joe Mancini says crews have been working seven days a week to get the island up, running, and ready for the spring and summer seasons.

04/10/2013

Foster's Farm Market in Long Beach Island, New Jersey. (credit: CBS)

LBI Businesses Eager For Return Of Summer Visitors

On Long Beach Island, there are signs of progress and hope as beach cleanup continues and businesses, like Foster’s Farm Market, welcomes customers.

01/21/2013

Chris Christie (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Christie Returns To Shore For 100th Town Hall

Gov. Chris Christie will return to the Jersey Shore for his 100th town hall.

01/16/2013

(Bill Martin, marketing director of Surflight Theatre, stands in an ice cream parlor operated by the theatre that was damaged by Hurricane Sandy.  Credit: David Madden)

South Jersey Residents Losing Patience Waiting For Federal Storm Relief

Most people are getting ready for the next summer season, but it’s hard to plan without more than just the promise of federal help.

01/03/2013

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2012 Year in Review: Hurricane Sandy Whacks the East Coast

Hurricane Sandy hammered parts of New Jersey and New York in late October.

12/27/2012

Long Beach Island

Long Beach Island Evacuation Order To Be Lifted Saturday

Residents of Long Beach Island will be able to return to their homes Saturday morning.

11/09/2012

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