Long Beach Island

Long Beach Island (credit: Carey Codd)

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.


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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.


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.


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Christie Returns To Shore For 100th Town Hall

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


(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.


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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.


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Long Beach Island Evacuation Order To Be Lifted Saturday

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


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Long Beach Island Residents Get First Look At Damage From Sandy, Potential Nor’easter Approaches

Residents of Long Beach Island are only just getting their first look at the damage and destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy. They were allowed back for a few hours on Monday and officials say they likely won’t be let back in until Saturday.


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LBI Residents Take Stock Of The Damage After Sandy

Anthony Martinelli described what the waves took from his home, and said he was grateful to get on the island Monday, along with hundreds of other LBI residents who lined up on Route 72 for hours.


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

Residents Allowed To Briefly Return To Long Beach Island

For the first time since Hurricane Sandy crashed the Jersey shore, Long Beach Island will be open to homeowners on Monday from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.


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Hurricane Sandy’s Wrath Felt Up And Down New Jersey Coastline

As the water recedes from some of the hardest hit New Jersey barrier islands, officials say it will still likely be several days before anyone will be allowed back into the beach towns.


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Builder Says Newer Shore Homes Are Better Prepared For Storms

Sandy is expected to hit the shore hard. But one shore builder says newer homes can withstand the punishment.


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Plane Tows Swastika Banner, Startles New Jersey Beachgoers

New Jersey beachgoers were startled over the weekend to see a small plane flying overhead pulling a swastika banner.



Jon Runyan Wants To Know Who’s Responsible For Medical Waste On LBI

Nine miles worth of oceanfront on Long Beach Island was shut down for a part of last weekend when medical waste started washing up on shore.


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Long Beach Island Re-Opens All Beaches To The Public

All beaches on Long Beach Island were open to swimming on Sunday, a day after many were closed after medical waste and other debris washed up on shore.