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President Barack Obama speaks as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie looks on as they visit a shelter for Hurricane Sandy victims in Brigantine on October 31, 2012. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Visit Jersey Shore To View Ongoing Recovery Efforts From Sandy

The visit occurs as Congress is away for the week, a vacuum that has quieted attention to upheavals over the Internal Revenue Service, the attack on Benghazi, Libya, and a leak investigation that has swept up journalist’s phone records.

05/27/2013

Memorial Day At Coney Island (credit: CBS 2)

Throngs Of Sun Worshippers Hit The Beaches For Memorial Day

For many people, Memorial Day is considered the start of the beach season and the unofficial start to summer, but the beginning of the holiday weekend got off to a cold, windy and rainy start.

05/27/2013

Cubacan Restaurant in Asbury Park (credit: Cubacan)

More Jersey Shore Businesses Reopening After Sandy

Beginning today, businesses in New Jersey that were impacted by superstorm Sandy can apply for grant money. But some businesses at the Jersey Shore have already re-opened.

05/01/2013

Weapons collected at a gun buyback in Keansburg, N.J. - March 9, 2013 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Monmouth Gun Buyback Nets 1,500 Weapons

That brings the total number of guns collected to 7,000 since December.

03/12/2013

(credit: Alex Denis/CBS 2)

2 In The Kitchen: Aloha Chocolate Mousse

Today’s guest is Marilyn Schlossbach, owner of Langosta Lounge on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, N.J.

02/22/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Bail Set At $1.1M For N.J. Man Accused Of Shooting, Robberies, Assault On Cop

A judge has set bail at $1.1 million for a 22-year-old man accused of shooting a cab driver, assaulting a police officer, and committing four armed robberies during a two-day crime spree this week in Monmouth County, N.J.

11/17/2012

Jersey Shore (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Residents Gear Up For Potentially ‘Catastrophic’ Hurricane Sandy

From the lowest lying areas of the Jersey Shore, where residents were already being encouraged to leave, to the state’s northern highlands, where sandbags were being filled and cars moved into parking lots on high ground, New Jersey began preparing in earnest Friday for Hurricane Sandy.

10/26/2012

Ocean off Asbury Park, NJ during algae bloom (credit: CBS 2)

Non-Toxic Algae Bloom Off Jersey Shore Discolors Ocean, Scares Some Sunbathers Away

The beaches along the Jersey Shore remain packed with people, but there’s something a little off about the sea water. The Department Of Environmental Protection told CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock the water is safe and the natural algae bloom is non-toxic.

08/23/2012

Governor Chris Christie speaking at a press conference in Asbury Park, N.J. (credit: Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Christie Calls Rape Comments By Missouri Senate Candidate ‘Asinine’ & ‘Reprehensible’

Six-term congressman Todd Akin continues to come under fire from fellow Republicans and Democrats after his response to a question about abortion in cases when women become pregnant as a result of rape.

08/20/2012

Swimmers at Bradley Beach, New Jersey (file/photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Swim After Hours At Your Own Risk At The Jersey Shore

Swimming after hours on unguarded beaches may be free, but it might cost you your life, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.

07/16/2012

Asbury Park Boardwalk (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Ex-Councilwoman Wants Asbury Park To Enforce 40-Year-Old Law Banning Bathing Suits On Boardwalk

A former city councilwoman in Asbury Park is admonishing beachgoers to put on a shirt when they’re on the boardwalk. Louise Murray says it’s the law.

06/26/2012

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Tragic End For 2 Missing Swimmers In New Jersey

The body of the second of two swimmers who went missing along different areas of the Jersey shore has been recovered.

06/21/2012

Hector Hernandez (credit: CBS 2)

Hector Hernandez Hailed As Hero After Rescuing Girl, 9, From Treacherous Raritan River

Officials in New Jersey had a busy day, responding to several incidents that required water rescues. It came on a day where many headed to area beaches to try to cool off from the sweltering heat.

06/20/2012

NJ TRANSIT train (file/credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Transit Officials Calling This Weekend The Busiest In The Agency’s History

There are two major concerts in New Jersey this weekend, not to mention Game 3 of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals. So, of course, this is the perfect weekend to start a big road-construction project that will snarl NJ Transit bus routes.

05/19/2012

Foo Fighters lead singer, Dave Grohl, performs on Aug. 26, 2011. (credit: JOHANNA LEGUERRE/AFP/Getty Images)

Asbury Park Gets Ready For Three-Day Bamboozle Music Festival

Tens of thousands of music fans will descend on Asbury Park this weekend for the Bamboozle Festival, a three-day event described by promoters as the largest beach concert in the United States this year.

05/17/2012

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