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Controversy Surrounds Post-Sandy Sea Walls At Jersey Shore

As Jersey shore towns spend millions to rebuild boardwalks wrecked by Superstorm Sandy, some are opting for an additional layer of protection in the form of steel sea walls. But some environmentalists and scientists say the hard barriers actually worsen erosion as waves scour sand at the base of the walls.

01/22/2013

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.

01/21/2013

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Flying Fish Brewing Co. Says ‘FU Sandy’ With New Beer For Charity

Craft beer drinkers will soon be able to drink to charity while sending a message to the most hated “woman” on the East Coast: Sandy.

01/18/2013

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NJ Residents Displaced By Sandy Can Use FEMA Funds For Rental Security Deposits

Officials say the policy change announced Tuesday will especially benefit low- to moderate-income families who have been in motels and hotels since the storm hit in late October and can’t afford security deposits.

01/15/2013

Dune erosion. (credit: Lauren Sullivan)

Governor Christie Criticizes Those Who Don’t Want Dunes

Gov. Chris Christie has harsh words for oceanfront property owners in New Jersey who are refusing to let the government build protective dune systems between their homes and the water.

01/14/2013

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Rutgers University Estimates Positive Economic Gain From Sandy

Economists at Rutgers University are estimating that Superstorm Sandy will have a net positive effect on New Jersey’s economy assuming the state pulls in at least $25 billion for recovery and reconstruction.

01/14/2013

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President Obama Declares Major Disaster In Pennsylvania From Superstorm Sandy

The declaration makes aid available for state and local efforts to recover from the effects of sandy between Oct. 26 and Nov. 8 of last year.

01/11/2013

Seaside Heights Roller Coaster (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Seaside Heights Man In Police Custody After Allegedly Planting Flag Atop Submerged Coaster

Police say a Seaside Heights man who was attempting to show his patriotism ended up in handcuffs on Tuesday morning.

01/08/2013

Seaside Heights Roller Coaster (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mayor Of Shore Town Devastated By Sandy Stunned By Government’s Decision Not To Vote On Storm Relief Bill

“You can see the federal government just is dysfunctional at best,” says Mayor Bill Akers.

01/02/2013

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New Jersey Shore Artist To Auction Off Mural Pieces For Superstorm Sandy Relief

With each stroke of his paintbrush, Cape May artist David Macomber wants to help people in New Jersey shore towns devastated by superstorm Sandy.

12/13/2012

FEMA Trailer

Residents Along The Jersey Shore Anxiously Await FEMA Housing

A one bedroom trailer –- even with minimal furnishings, a bathroom and kitchenette — is what Tony and Lois Williams of Ortley Beach would prefer over the small Holiday Inn hotel room in Absecon that they have called home for the last several weeks.

12/11/2012

(Hurricane Sandy also damaged homes in Mantoloking, NJ, about 20 miles north of Long Beach Island.  Credit: Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

President Obama Asks For $60.4 Billion In Aid For Areas Hit Hard By Sandy

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $60.4 billion in federal aid for New York, New Jersey and other states hit by Superstorm Sandy in late October, congressional aides said Friday.

12/07/2012

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Governor Christie Meets President Obama At The White House, In Town To Discuss Superstorm Aid Funding

President Barack Obama has met with New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie at the White House.

12/06/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Polls: Chris Christie’s Popularity Takes Off After Hurricane Sandy

Two new polls show New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is more popular than ever after Hurricane Sandy.

11/27/2012

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New Jersey Storm Victims Scrambling To Find Rental Homes

Thousands of New Jersey residents displaced by Superstorm Sandy are frantically calling real estate offices, looking to rent a home or apartment while they figure out what to do about their storm-ravaged homes.

11/11/2012

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