Belmar

Portuguese Man of War Jellyfish

Health Officials Warn Of Dangerous Jellyfish-Like Creature Off Jersey Shore Coast

Jellyfish-like creatures are out in force and poison control officials are sending out a warning to those venturing into the water.

07/02/2015

Road closed sign - Montvale, NJ - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Tim Scheld / WCBS 880)

Jersey Shore Mayor Closes Town To Incoming Traffic

The move was made for public safety reasons, the mayor said.

06/14/2015

The body of a shark was found on the beach in Belmar on Wednesday, June 10. (Credit: Stephanie Lidondici)

Crowds Marvel At Dead Shark Found On Belmar, N.J. Beach

Crowds gathered on the beach in Belmar, New Jersey Wednesday afternoon, after a dead shark was found washed up on the sand.

06/10/2015

Beachgoers hit the sand in Belmar, N.J., on May, 25, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Belmar Mayor Expects Summer Rentals To Offer Big Economic Boost

Out of about 330 properties in Belmar that rent for the summer, Mayor Matthew Doherty said about 300 have already received their certificate of inspection.

06/06/2015

Beachgoers hit the sand in Belmar, N.J., on May, 25, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Belmar To Hold Hearing On Parking Meter Cost Increase

Belmar has introduced an ordinance to double the price of 320 parking meters on Ocean Avenue by a $1 to $2 an hour.

03/20/2015

Renovations to Teresa Keefe's home in Belmar have been stalled after aid and insurance fell short. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Belmar Mayor’s Young Daughter Spurred Initiative To Bring Home Sandy-Displaced Families

A push to bring the last two Belmar families displaced by Superstorm Sandy home by this summer was hatched in a fifth-grade classroom.

02/09/2015

FILE -- Residential streets close to the shore remain flooded following Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Belmar, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Belmar Launches ‘Home By Summer’ Initiative For Final 2 Families Displaced By Sandy

One Jersey shore town is coming together to help its last two families displaced by Superstorm Sandy.

02/05/2015

A man shots slogans to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie while speaks to the audience during a public event in Belmar, two years after Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2014 in Belmar, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Gov. Christie Tells Sandy Heckler To ‘Sit Down And Shut Up’

A man began heckling Christie about the pace of storm recovery and interrupted the governor’s speech Wednesday in Belmar on several occasions.

10/29/2014

New Jersey residents listen to Gov. Chris Christie at a town hall-style meeting in Belmar on July 30, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Christie In Belmar: NJ Can’t Turn Blind Eye To Pension Problem

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said his proposals for fixing New Jersey’s underfunded pension system will come by the end of summer, but the governor said the problem can no longer be ignored.

07/30/2014

(Credit: WCBS 880/Levon Putney)

Beachgoers Show Off Masterpieces At Belmar Sand Castle Contest

Artists and spectators gathered at the annual Sand Castle Contest in Belmar, N.J., Wednesday as participants got creative in the sand.

07/30/2014

Coney Island boardwalk on July 5, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Tri-State Area Residents Hit Beaches, Boardwalks For Holiday Weekend Fun

Following a wet start to the holiday weekend, Tri-State area residents are finally getting the sun and warm temperatures they’ve been hoping for.

07/05/2014

A man smokes a cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

N.J. Senate Passes Bill Altering Penalties For Smoking In Public

Advocates say the change is a way to levy penalties without consuming as much time in the municipal court system.

06/13/2014

Beachgoers hit the sand in Belmar, N.J., on May, 25, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Jersey Shore Communities Still Fighting To Bounce Back After Superstorm Sandy

The streamed in by carload to hit the sand. Kids played volleyball and wiffle ball. Others just tried to put the long, tough winter in the past.

05/25/2014

Footage shows scores of dead fish in Belmar, NJ on May 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Cleanup Efforts Continue Following Massive Jersey Shore Fish Kill

A massive cleanup effort was underway along the New Jersey coast on Saturday, as dead fish continued to wash ashore.

05/17/2014

Footage shows scores of dead fish in Belmar, NJ on May 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers Clean Up Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rotting Fish On Belmar Beach

Volunteers turned out Friday morning to help Belmar clean up after a massive fish kill earlier in the week.

05/16/2014

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