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.
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.
All 5,900 residents of the town of Belmar, N.J. have been ordered to evacuate immediately.
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.
Having heard scary reports about Hurricane Sandy possibly making a direct hit on New Jersey next week, residents were taking it seriously Friday.
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.
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.
From the Hamptons to the Jersey shore, officials and business owners alike want you to know the beaches are open this Labor Day weekend.
At last able to get back to their possessions, many in the Garden State are finding them hopelessly destroyed by the flood.
A week after telling people – in some not very subtle terms – to leave the shore as Hurricane Irene swirled up the coast, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday encouraged people to head back to the boardwalk — with open wallets.
Expanding on the Beach Act of 2000, the lawmakers are introducing new legislation which would require more rapid testing of the New Jersey’s ocean water.
The notorious cast of the “Jersey Shore” has had its run-ins with the law but now three Belmar police officers are the ones to find themselves in trouble after pulling over Mike “Situation” Sorrentino.
Underage drinking is a longstanding problem for cops along the Jersey Shore.
People in one Jersey Shore borough have probably been breaking the law for years without even knowing it.
It’s a bit surprising they had been banned: after all, Belmar has been hosting a sand castle competition for the last 24 years.