Belmar

Gov. Chris Christie at Belmar boardwalk groundbreaking Jan. 9, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Belmar Starts Rebuilding Boardwalk Destroyed By Superstorm Sandy

Construction of the new boardwalk is kicking off Wednesday morning and the town is pulling out all the stops to get the project done by Memorial Day.

01/09/2013

What remains of the boardwalk sits on the beach on October 30, 2012 in Belmar, New Jersey. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Belmar Boardwalk Construction Under Way; Expected To Be Complete Before Summer

Most of the 1.3-mile Belmar boardwalk was destroyed in superstorm Sandy.

01/06/2013

Frank Sementa, owner of the popular D'Jais, stands on the second story of the boarded-up nightclub in Belmar, New Jersey following supestorm Sandy, while a clean-up truck is parked on the beach - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Belmar Realtor Confident About Summer Rentals Following Sandy

Despite the damage from superstorm Sandy, there is optimism in at least one Jersey Shore community that the summer rental season will remain strong.

01/01/2013

Remnants of the Belmar boardwalk piled up against a pizzeria following superstorm Sandy - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Belmar Mayor Heads South To Seek Lessons Learned After Katrina

The road to recovery from Sandy for the Jersey Shore borough of Belmar is going through the gulf coast, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

12/27/2012

A man holds his child as they view damage from Sandy along the Jersey Shore in Belmar - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Belmar Mayor Opposes Free Beach Access In Exchange For Sandy Help

A bill in the New Jersey State Senate would require any town on the Jersey Shore make its beach access free of charge if the town accepts federal or state aid to rebuild beaches after Sandy.

12/24/2012

Damage from Sandy on the Jersey Shore in Belmar (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Jersey Shore Residents Demand Answers As Christie Appears At First Post-Sandy Town Hall

Residents in storm-ravaged areas along the Jersey Shore had their first chance to speak with Gov. Chris Christie at a town hall meeting on Thursday.

12/20/2012

What remains of the boardwalk sits on the beach on October 30, 2012 in Belmar, New Jersey. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Belmar Seeks Donations To Rebuild Boardwalk Destroyed By Sandy

Belmarboards.com allows residents and visitors to donate funds towards the purchase of boards that will be used to reconstruct the 1.3-mile boardwalk.

12/11/2012

Damage from Sandy on the Jersey Shore in Belmar (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Christie Seeks Full Reimbursement From Feds For Sandy; Belmar Considers Seawall

It’s like an Atlantic City roll of the dice, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is asking FEMA for 100 % reimbursement for debris removal and emergency protective measures following superstorm Sandy.

12/04/2012

The boardwalk in Belmar, New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

First Of Several Hearings Held On Jersey Shore Rebuilding, Recovery Needs

At a hearing before the state Senate Budget Committee Monday, local emergency management officials and mayors testified about their storm recovery needs to ensure they are up and running for high season.

11/26/2012

President Barack Obama is greeted by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie upon arriving in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on October 31, 2012 to visit areas hardest hit by Sandy. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Vows To Restore Power, Help Residents In New Jersey

Touring storm-ravaged New Jersey with Gov. Chris Christie Wednesday, President Barack Obama pledged that all affected residents would get help as quickly as possible.

CBS New York–10/31/2012

Belmar, N.J.

All Residents Of Belmar, N.J. Ordered To Evacuate

All 5,900 residents of the town of Belmar, N.J. have been ordered to evacuate immediately.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

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

Prepping for Hurricane Sandy by pumping water from lake Como in Belmar, N.J. (CBS 2)

Jersey Shore Readies For Hurricane Sandy To Come Ashore; River Towns Also Prepare

Having heard scary reports about Hurricane Sandy possibly making a direct hit on New Jersey next week, residents were taking it seriously Friday.

10/26/2012

Stingray (file / credit: PABLO COZZAGLIO/AFP/Getty Images)

Stingray Sightings Up On The Jersey Shore

There have been more stingrays sighted on the Jersey Shore. But Belmar authorities say there will be no beach closures and there is no cause for alarm.

07/31/2012

Beating victim David Ivins  (credit: CBS 2)

Homeless Beating Victim Speaks Out As NJ Residents Offer Helping Hand

Video of the beating became an Internet sensation. The two accused allegedly stole the 50 year-old’s bicycle and face charges that include aggravated assault.

12/21/2011

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