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Barnegat Bay (John Montone/1010 WINS)

Radio Free Montone: Grow A Lawn, Kill A Bay

I spend a great deal of time in Barnegat Bay kayaking, canoeing, boating and swimming. If it dies, a part of me will die with it. And I won’t be alone.

08/08/2014

Dune on Chadwick Beach, N.J. Some residents have complained the sand used for the dune smells and looks ugly, but DEP officials say it's safe. (credit: CBS 2)

Chadwich Beach, N.J. Residents Complain Rebuilt Dune Is Ugly, Smelly

The town of Toms River built the dune using sand dredged from the nearby Barnegat Bay. Town officials got permission from residents to build the dune.

10/16/2013

Sandy's damage in the Mantoloking/Avon-By-The-Sea area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Mantoloking To Vote On Property Tax Reassessment

Mayor George Nebel said the recalculation is necessary due to the severe damage the Ocean County borough sustained in the storm.

10/15/2013

Britain's Prince Harry in Seaside Heights, NJ on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Prince Harry Visits NYC After Touring Storm Damage In NJ

Britain’s Prince Harry began a tour Tuesday of New Jersey’s storm-damaged coastline, inspecting dune construction, walking past destroyed homes and shaking hands with police and other emergency workers with Gov. Chris Christie as his guide.

05/14/2013

A destroyed home remains partially standing on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Crews To Demolish Storm-Wrecked Homes In Mantoloking

Some debris removal has already started in Mantoloking and the first of 50 storm-wrecked houses should be demolished on Wednesday.

05/07/2013

Sandy's damage in the Mantoloking/Avon-By-The-Sea area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

House Being Demolished In Mantoloking More Than 6 Months After Sandy

Crews have been working for months trying to clear New Jersey’s waterways after the storm dumped everything from houses to boats into bays, channels, rivers, inlets and other coastal waters.

05/02/2013

Sandy damaged homes are seen in Mantoloking, NJ on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

4 Months After Hurricane Sandy, Mantoloking Residents Returning Home

Mantoloking is the last Jersey shore community to allow residents back since the Oct. 29 storm.

02/22/2013

Sandy's damage in the Mantoloking/Avon-By-The-Sea area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Mantoloking Residents To Be Allowed Back Home On Friday; Avon Boardwalk Reconstruction Delayed

Mantoloking sustained some of the worst damage in the Oct. 29 storm. Hundreds of homes were destroyed and the ocean cut a channel through to Barnegat Bay, cutting the town in two.

02/20/2013

Barnegat Bay Wrecked Boat

Crews Work Hard To Remove Wrecked Boats, Homes From Barnegat Bay

Almost three months after Superstorm Sandy, dangers continue to lurk in the waters off the Jersey Shore.

01/21/2013

Plastic bag (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll: N.J. Voters Oppose Plastic, Paper Bag Tax Proposal

A Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll released on Wednesday found that 56 percent of registered New Jersey voters oppose the measure. Less than four in 10 back the fee. But the bill’s sponsor State Sen. Bob Smith of Middlesex County said not enough is known about the proposal.

01/16/2013

CBS 2 took a guided tour of Hurricane Sandy-ravaged Mantoloking, N.J., on Jan. 15, 2013. Officials believe the town will ultimately lose half of its homes and will not be rebuilt for years. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Witnessing What’s Left Of Sandy-Ravaged Mantoloking, N.J.

Two hundred damaged homes that still stand will likely come down, officials said. Once that happens, only half of Mantoloking’s 500 homes will remain.

01/15/2013

A tow boat company is helping to locate more than 1,400 boats and nearly 60 homes that are at the bottom of Barnegat Bay in New Jersey. (Photo: CBS 2)

Bottom Of Barnegat Bay Littered With Homes, Boats, Docks Due To Sandy

State officials said there are about 1,400 vessels, 58 homes and eight cars still in Barnegat Bay. All have to pulled out by this summer because they pose a threat to anyone in the water.

01/10/2013

Photos Rescued After Sandy

Cherished Keepsakes Found Safe After Floating Across Bay During Sandy

Superstorm Sandy destroyed a home in Ocean County, N.J., but not cherished keepsakes.

12/10/2012

Sunbathers enjoy the cool waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Bradley Beach, New Jesrey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

New Jersey Beaches Get High Marks For Minimal Sewage Runoff

While most beachgoers know to get out of the water when a thunderstorm’s coming, not everyone knows that after it rains is the worst time to go swimming.

06/30/2011

Gov. Chris Christie (Credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Uses Veto Pen On 3 Bills

Christie has been urging the Democratic-controlled Legislature to reform civil service laws to help municipalities stay under the new 2-percent cap on annual property tax increases.

02/04/2011

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