A cigarette discarded in a stuffed chair touched off a fire that killed four people at a New Jersey shore motel last week, authorities said Monday.
Emergency crews came to the rescue four people who were stranded when two boats became grounded on the Manasquan Inlet jetty.
“It’s just like wow,” said Samantha Baldwin. “My dad and the President are playing football together.”
President Barack Obama tried his hand at arcade football and joked Tuesday with Gov. Chris Christie, declaring the Jersey Shore is back seven months after Superstorm Sandy bore down on its famed boardwalks and seaside towns.
Police arrested two suspects they say stole three air conditioning units worth $12,000 from a home that was damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
A bitter dispute between a popular Jersey shore resort and its boardwalk bars over measures to combat rowdy late-night revelers has been largely laid to rest, thanks in part to Superstorm Sandy.
Residents and businesses that had only recently regained electricity after losing it in Superstorm Sandy last week found themselves in the dark once again on Wednesday as a nor’easter smacked the storm-ravaged New Jersey region.
New Jersey’s top liquor regulator has blocked Point Pleasant Beach’s midnight bar closing law from taking effect this Sunday.
A plan by this Jersey shore town to force bars to pay an extra fee if they want to remain open until 2 a.m. appears to be illegal, according to New Jersey’s Department of Community Affairs.
A week after telling people—in some not very subtle terms—to leave the shore as Hurricane Irene swirled up the coast, New Jersey Gov. Christie on Friday encouraged people to head back to the boardwalk with open wallets.