Belmar

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

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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

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

NJ DEP: Lack Of Oxygen May Be Behind Massive Shark River Fish Kill

Footage from Chopper 2 showed thousands of dead fish in Shark River near the docks in Belmar.

05/12/2014

Beachgoers visit the beach and boardwalk on May 27, 2013 in Belmar, N.J. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Belmar Beaches, Boardwalk To Go Smoke-Free As Of Memorial Day

A year-round smoking ban in the Jersey Shore town will take effect on Memorial Day weekend. Electronic cigarettes are not part of the ban.

05/08/2014

FILE -- Nicole Zupp carries a stuffed monkey prize on the boardwalk at Seaside Heights, N.J.,  on May 27, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Sandy Fails To Keep Tourists Away From New Jersey

The Garden State raked in more tourism dollars in 2013 than it did in 2009 and 2011, and it was only slightly behind the nearly $40 million record set in 2012.

02/11/2014

Water breaches sand dunes in Belmar, NJ as Hurricane Sandy approaches on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Report: Wider Beaches On The Way For Some Shore Towns

Wider beaches are on the way for some Jersey shore towns whose coast took a pounding during Superstorm Sandy as a $25 million beach replenishment project led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins Friday in Manasquan.

11/07/2013

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