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(Margate's dunes, in Sept. 2013.  File photo by CBS3)

Hearing Postponed in Margate, NJ Proposed Oceanfront Dunes Dispute

The City of Margate, NJ, is continuing its legal battle against the State of New Jersey and the US Army Corps of Engineers, trying to block construction of a proposed dune system.

12/04/2014

(Margate's dunes, in Sept. 2013.  File photo by CBS3)

Margate, NJ To Oppose State-Mandated Dunes Enhancement Project

Voters in this South Jersey town this week approved a move for the municipality to oppose a plan by the State of New Jersey to install protective dunes on the beaches.

11/06/2014

(Margate, NJ mayor Mike Becker.  In his regular job he runs the Colmar Tru Value hardware store.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Jersey Shore Officials and Homeowners Still Wrestling With Climate Change Issues

Some scoff at global warming, but Margate mayor Mike Becker is heeding the warnings.

11/01/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming Nuns, Others Out Of $1.3M

Officials say a man that schemed at least 50 people, including nuns, out of approximately $1.3 million pleaded guilty Friday.

02/22/2013

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Man Rescued From Grounded Boat In Atlantic County

Officials say a 25-year-old man was rescued from his boat in Atlantic County Thursday.

02/22/2013

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NJ Shore Bracing For Coastal Flooding

In Avalon, officials say the rain and powerful winds are the main concerns. In Margate, the waves are crashing closer to the beach.

02/08/2013

(Ventnor Avenue in Margate was blocked by tree limbs and fallen traffic signals in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Jersey Shore Towns Hard Hit By Hurricane Sandy

As the sun came up Tuesday morning, the damage at the Jersey shore as a result of Hurricane Sandy became apparent.

10/30/2012

Bracing For Hurricane Sandy

Jersey Shore Begins Preparations For Hurricane Sandy

Margate Public Works crews will make over a thousand sandbags to give out at the Public Works yard.

10/25/2012

(Clarke Patrone, 13, got access to the Republican convention via his father, who is a staunch GOP supporter.  Photo provided)

For South Jersey Teen, Attending GOP Convention Is Dream Come True

Clarke Patrone, 13, has been meeting politicians and collecting autographs on a pocket-sized booklet of the US Constitution.

08/30/2012

Noelle Falvo (left) and her "beach tag enforcer" Tim Goodwin (right) in Margate, Nj. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Beach Tag ‘Enforcers’ Helping Out In Margate

The beach tag checkers in Margate this summer have had some beefy help.

08/03/2012

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Body Found At New Jersey Shore Identified

The body that washed ashore Wednesday morning in Margate, New Jersey has been identified as 10-year-old Khitan Devine who went missing in the surf in nearby Atlantic City.

06/13/2012

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Flamboyant Attorney Jimmy Binns Plans Lawsuit Against NJ Town After His Arrest

Margate police arrested Binns, 72, on criminal mischief charges after he had a contractor disconnect a neighbor’s air conditioning compressors.

02/27/2012

(Honorary Philadelphia police officer Jimmy Binns, far right, at a recent police department charity event.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Jimmy Binns, Friend of Philadelphia Cops, Arrested in NJ Shore Dispute

A Philadelphia lawyer and police benefactor found himself behind bars this week — arrested over a dispute with a neighbor in Margate, NJ.

12/14/2011

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