Governor Andrew Cuomo said the state is targeting $5.9 million toward raising sand levels including dune restoration at New Dorp Beach, South Beach, Cedar Grove and Oakwood.
The project will help open up the Captree State Park boat canal and bring about 520,000 cubic yards of sand to restore beaches at Robert Moses State Park.
Residents of Rockaway Beach descended on City Hall in Lower Manhattan Saturday, demanding that their beaches be rebuilt right now.
It’s still two months until the summer season begins, but something in the Jersey Shore borough of Belmar, which was devastated by Sandy, has the mayor feeling the tide is turning.
Sea Isle’s beaches, promenades and most businesses were unaffected by Sandy. The city is planning what it calls the biggest ribbon-cutting ceremony in the state on Feb. 15, to kick off the summer beach season a little early this year.
One of the four free beaches in New Jersey is located in Wildwood, but a referendum up for a vote in March could change that.
Winter hasn’t even started, but storm-ravaged businesses at the Jersey Shore are already thinking about summer.
It is still too dangerous for people to live on the barrier island and right now, there’s a strict curfew overnight.
Those who lost wages or business during Superstorm Sandy can expect help, New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio said Sunday.
The Mobile Couch and Alex Denis hit the shore on Staten Island on Thursday, where Matt Long, a professional sand sculptor, showed them how it’s done.
Officials are concerned runoff water from the rain could elevate bacteria levels and have closed 14 beaches along Nassau County’s north shore.
Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has died from injuries suffered when a massive sand tunnel he was building at a central New Jersey beach collapsed on him.
The Zac Brown Band’s mixes genres, and emotions, on new album “Uncaged.” It’s happy, inspirational, and even a little sexy.
The report, using government data, found that in New York and New Jersey, there were 1,972 days when beaches were closed or advisories issued to the public, compared to 1,065 in 2010.
Monday’s warm temperatures mean thousands are hitting the sand for some fun in the sun.
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