Brick Township

A protective sea wall and a new series of dunes will be constructed on the beach in Mantaloking, N.J. (Credit CBS 2)

Work On Mantoloking Sea Wall Could Begin In Early 2014

The steel sea wall is meant as a short-term protective measure, to be complemented by an extensive beach widening and dune construction project being planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

12/01/2013

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Some Sandy Survivors Still Homeless, Say Zoning Regulations Keep Them From Rebuilding

Nick Honachefsky’s home in Camp Osborn, N.J., was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. He joined us on The Couch to tell us about his story — and why he’s not sure he can rebuild just yet.

10/29/2013

ShopRite Theft

Police Search For Thieves Who Snatched Woman’s Purse In N.J. ShopRite

Police in Brick Township, N.J., were searching Tuesday for a thief who ripped off a woman’s purse as she shopped at a local ShopRite store.

08/06/2013

Gov. Chris Christie announces federal grant money for Brick Twp. residents, July 22, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Gov. Christie Announces Aid For Homeowners Flooded Out By Sandy

Gov. Chris Christie announced federal grant money has been made available for about 2,700 homeowners. Each homeowner will receive up to $30,000 in federal grant money to help them elevate their homes.

07/22/2013

Police stand guard near beach homes that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy, on November 24, 2012 in Ortley Beach, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Once-Idyllic Jersey Shore Now A Stressful Place To Live Post-Sandy

The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy is being felt beyond the bricks and mortar, as the serenity at the Jersey Shore has been replaced by stress.

03/09/2013

Dunes in Brick, New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Toms River, Brick Township Ask Residents To Evacuate As Storm Approaches

The Jersey shore isn’t finished recovering from Superstorm Sandy, but the elements don’t care.

03/05/2013

Lower Manhattan is viewed in a cloud of snow and sleet as New York prepares for a major winter storm on February 8, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Residents Hit Hard By Sandy Urged To Comply With Winter Storm Warnings

Mayor Bloomberg also warned residents living in low-lying coastal areas that flooding may occur as the storm barrels through the Tri-State.

02/08/2013

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

Downed wires in Cliffside Park as a result of Sandy (credit: Dev Zaveri)

Mandatory Evacuation Ordered By 6 P.M. For Low-Lying Parts Of Brick Township

With a nor’easter forecast to sock coastal communities especially hard, the Brick Township Office of Emergency Management has issued a mandatory evacuation for all residents in low-lying waterfront areas of town.

11/06/2012

Nor'easter

Nor’easter Prompts Evacuation Order For Parts Of Brick Township, N.J.

With a Nor’easter expected to strike the area later this week, one New Jersey township has decided not to taking any chances.

11/05/2012

Damage In Freehold Township (Credit: CBS 2)

State Of Emergency Declared In Freehold Township Following Heavy Storms

A state of emergency has been declared in Freehold Township as thousands of utility customers in Central Jersey remained without power late on Sunday morning after a series of severe storms moved through the region.

07/29/2012

New Jersey State Police (file / credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Man Shot After Pursuit By New Jersey State Troopers

The events unfolded Wednesday when troopers tried to stop 30-year-old Michael Zaun, of Delanco, for a moving violation on Route 29 in West Trenton around 12:30 a.m., police said.

05/02/2012

(Credit: AP)

Ex-NJ Police Officer Accused Of Stealing From PBA

Theft charges have been filed against a former New Jersey police officer who allegedly stole funds while serving as treasurer of a police union.

05/07/2011

Property Taxes (credit: AP)

NJ Residents Vote Against Exceeding Property Tax Caps

New Jersey voters were not generous when it came to exceeding the new two percent property tax caps in school elections. They rejected increases in 12 of 14 municipalities that had referenda.

04/28/2011