Long Beach Island

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Crews Work To Replenish More Than 12 Miles Of New Jersey Beach Devastated By Superstorm Sandy

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection says the project will cover 12.7 miles of beaches in Long Beach Township, Ship Bottom, Beach Haven and part of Surf City.

05/08/2015

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NJ Erecting New and Improved Protective Dunes Along Long Beach Island

A spokesman for the NJ Department of Environmental Protection says it will take about a year and cost more than $120 million.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015

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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 section of Long Beach Island beach.  File photo by CBS)

Local Beach Reopens After Previously Failing Water-Quality Test

The 25th Street Bay Beach in Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island has reopened.

07/31/2014

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Orr At The Shore With Old Barney!

CBS 3 Meteorologist Kathy Orr is live this week 175 feet above sea level at the top of Barnegat Lighthouse on Long Beach Island.

07/30/2014

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Plans To Conduct Ocean Testing Faces Fierce Opposition At The Jersey Shore

The NJ Department of Environmental Protection through the state will seek an injunction in federal court Thursday to stop a research vessel positioned about 15 miles off of Long Beach Island from sending out blasts of sound against the ocean bottom.

07/02/2014

Folks enjoying the beautiful day on Long Beach Island Labor Day Weekend 2013. (Credit: Dan Wing)

Bridge Work Shouldn’t Get In Way Of LBI Vacation Plans

New Jersey’s been working on the Route 72 bridge over Manahawkin Bay for more than a year now.

05/18/2014

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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 2013. (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

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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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