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South Jersey Shore

(WISTFUL -- A few hopeful beachgoers find shelter under a gazebo in Sea Isle City, NJ as Hurricane Arthur brushes the coast.  Photo by Brad Segall)

With Hurricane Arthur Nudging NJ Coast, July 4th Is No Beach Day

Hopeful beachgoers were feeling the effects of the storm, with both rain and winds increasing in intensity as the storm passed well off shore.

07/04/2014

(Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Hurricane Season Readiness is Focus of Jersey Shore Conference

Emergency management coordinators gathering at the Wildwood Convention Center were operating under the belief that it’s not a matter of if the Jersey shore gets hit with a hurricane, it’s when.

06/03/2014

(The Friday morning before Memorial Day had cloudy skies but the promise of a brighter weekend in Wildwood, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

In Wildwood, Merchants Gearing Up For The Season’s Start

Despite the classic oldie “Under the Boardwalk,” it’s actually what’s on the boardwalk that counts.

05/23/2014

(Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Naval Aviation Museum, Wildwood, NJ

Recently, when a driving rain slashed the Jersey shore, we went looking for an indoor retreat. And we found a gem at the Cape May County Airport.

05/22/2014

(Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s New At The Shore: Parades, Festivals, Fireworks

Wildwood deputy mayor Pete Byron says there’s a festival or a parade scheduled for almost every week of the summer season, and beyond.

05/21/2014

(Courtney Birmingham, of Resorts in Atlantic City, on the boardwalk outside the casino-hotel.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s New At The Shore: Much More Than Boardwalk and Beach

Beach bars, fitness classes on the boardwalk, and oceanfront dancing are some of the enticements planned for this summer by South Jersey shore towns.

05/20/2014

(The Tuna Seazure.  Photo provided by Northeast Scuba Supply)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Scuba Diving Adventures in South Jersey

A getaway into an underwater world of pirates, shipwrecks, and naval battles is as close as Monmouth County, NJ.

05/08/2014

(On the ocean or the bay, kayaking -- including kayak fishing -- is a fun and inexpensive way to enjoy the water.   File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Exploring the Bays of the Jersey Shore

In planning getaways to the Jersey shore, there’s an easy way to get on the water and explore nature — for an hour, or a day.

05/01/2014

(A couple enjoys an off-season walk along the beach in Cape May Point, NJ.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Postseason Bliss

We’ve arrived at the week when area tourists who are seeking thinly populated getaway destinations get their wish.

08/29/2013

(The Ocean City, NJ beach.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Jersey Shore Bounces Back

In many South Jersey shore locations, Hurricane Sandy blew in a bonus.

08/15/2013

(A dolphin carcass washed ashore on July 30th at Harvey Cedars, NJ.  Photo provided by Marine Mammal Stranding Center)

Experts Struggling To Figure Out Why More Dolphins Are Dying Along S. Jersey Shore

Since July 9th, the carcasses of 21 dolphins have washed up, from Monmouth County to Cape May.

08/01/2013

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Motorists Advised To Grin and Bear Delays as A.C. Expressway Work Proceeds

The good news is that you won’t be facing any construction delays this weekend.

05/21/2013

(File photo)

Survey Finds Philadelphia-Area Residents Eager To Revisit South Jersey Shore

The poll by AAA shows that more than 400,000 vacationers in the eight-county Philadelphia region are ready to return to the Jersey shore this summer.

05/20/2013

(Tuckerton Beach, NJ.  Credit: Jill Hubbard )

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

(Seaview Harbor Marina, in Longport, NJ, was serene on Friday -- perhaps the calm before the storm?  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Jersey Shore Boaters Are Battening Hatches, Or Hauling Out

Experienced boaters say one of the keys is getting organized early, while the weather is favorable, rather than after the storm warnings are posted.

10/26/2012

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