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After a fire in 2013, the boardwalk in Seaside Heights was back in business for Memorial Day Weekend. (Credit CBS 2)

Wet Weather Won’t Keep New Jersey Residents From Making A Beeline For The Shore

No matter the weather, Jersey Shore beaches are expected to be packed over the holiday weekend.

05/24/2014

The Funtown Amusement Pier collapses during the massive fire that destroyed part of the boardwalk and surrounding businesses in Seaside Park, N.J. (Photo: CBS 2)

Stories From Main Street: Rebuilding Seaside Park, N.J.

New Jersey is offering $50,000 grants and $5 million no-interest loans with no payments due for two years.

09/16/2013

Damage from Sandy in Seaside Heights is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Feds Investigating Some Seaside Heights Sandy Reimbursement Claims

Borough Administrator John Camera says investigators are trying to verify the legitimacy of several claims, including payments to reimburse the owners of an Army-Navy and vehicles Seaside Heights leased to replace ones wrecked by flood waters.

08/12/2013

FILE - Clowns (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Clownfest Leaving Seaside Heights After 25 Years

Clownfest started in Asbury Park in 1981 before moving to Seaside Heights in 1987. For the past 25 years, hundreds of clowns descended on the shore town for the annual festival.

03/21/2013

A home in Sea Bright, N.J. damaged by superstorm Sandy - Nov. 9, 2012 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Stories From Main Street: Jersey Shore Residents Still Await Flood Insurance Checks

If you live on the Jersey Shore and still haven’t received a flood insurance check, you’re not alone.

03/18/2013

Seaside Heights, left in ruins after superstorm Sandy, is seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Seaside Heights Residents Might Move Back Early Next Year

It is still too dangerous for people to live on the barrier island and right now, there’s a strict curfew overnight.

12/06/2012