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Officials: Jersey Shore Is Ready For Memorial Day Weekend

Officials in New Jersey say the Shore is ready for the unofficial kickoff to the summer season.

05/22/2014

A woman smokes in a Times Square pedestrian island on September 16, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Legislation Takes Aim At Smoking At NJ Beaches

State Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle told WCBS 880’s Levon Putney beachgoers should not have to sit next to smokers when they return to the Jersey Shore this summer.

04/25/2014

A massive fire destroyed three homes in Sea Isle City. (Credit: CBS 2)

Investigators Look Into Blaze That Destroyed Three Homes In Sea Isle City

The fire started just before 5 p.m. on Friday, on the 7800 block of Pleasure Ave. Within minutes the wind carried flames from one home to the next, authorities said. The fire leveled three homes and damaged eleven more.

04/19/2014

A fire destroyed multiple homes in Sea Isle City, N.J. on the afternoon of Friday, April 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

7-Alarm Fire Reduces 3 Homes To Ash In Sea Isle City, N.J.

A massive fire raged late Friday afternoon on the Jersey Shore, leaving at least three buildings burned to the ground.

04/18/2014

Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio, Vinny Guadagnino, Sammi Giancola, Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, Deena Nicole Cortese, Jennifer 'JWoww' Farley, and Ronnie Ortiz-Magro  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

New Jersey Towns Mull Permit Requirement For Film Crews

Some New Jersey towns are reacting to the increasing number of reality shows being filmed in the shore area by considering new ordinances. Town officials say they want to minimize the aggravation for residents.

04/13/2014

Jakeabob's original location on Raritan Bay was washed away during Superstorm Sandy. The restaurant's long time owner has started a community kitchen for Sandy victims. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Jakeabob’s Restaurant In Union Beach, Devastated By Superstorm Sandy, Closes For Second Time

Superstorm Sandy trashed Jakeabob’s Bay, a thriving bar and restaurant where locals and vacationers took in gorgeous sunsets over the Raritan Bay.

04/01/2014

U.S. Coast Guard (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Body Found In N.J. Waterway Confirmed To Be Missing Fisherman

The body of a man found last week in a central New Jersey waterway is that of a fisherman who vanished last December, authorities said Monday.

03/24/2014

Firefighters battle a motel blaze in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ on March 21, 2014. (credit: Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutor: Improperly Discarded Cigarette Sparked Fatal Jersey Shore Motel Fire

A cigarette is believed to have ignited a stuffed chair in the second-floor smoking area of the 25-unit Mariner’s Cove Motor Inn in Point Pleasant Beach, according to authorities.

03/24/2014

Firefighters battle a motel blaze in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ on March 21, 2014. (credit: Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

Authorities To Use DNA To Identify 4 Victims Of Jersey Shore Motel Fire

Arson investigators were back on the scene of a deadly Point Pleasant Beach motel fire Sunday morning.

03/23/2014

Two birds flyover a foggy New York Harbor on an unseasonable warm day on December 5, 2013 in Brooklyn (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dense Fog Advisory In Effect For Parts Of Tri-State Area

The Tri-State Area was under a thick soup of fog early Thursday, prompting a dense fog advisory for some areas.

01/16/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (file/Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

HUD Probes New Jersey’s ‘Stronger Than The Storm’ Ad Campaign

Rep. Frank Pallone Jr.’s office said Monday the inspector general at the Housing and Urban Development Department will audit the campaign, which featured commercials in which Gov. Chris Christie and his family appeared.

01/13/2014

All Saints Episcopal Church in Bay Head, N.J. (credit: allsaintsbayhead.org)

Jersey Shore Church Flooded In Sandy Reopens In Time For Christmas

All Saints Episcopal Church in Bay Head was flooded in the Oct. 29, 2012 storm and just reopened last weekend.

12/25/2013

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

Manasquan Inlet, May 26, 2013. (credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

Manasquan Still ‘Not Fully Back’ 1 Year After Sandy

On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin its beach replenishment project that will stretch from Manasquan up to Belmar.

10/28/2013

Flooding In City Island (credit: Jay Denson)

A Year After Sandy, Many Victims Are Still Struggling To Recover

Billions of dollars in federal aid appropriated months ago by Congress have yet to reach homeowners who need that money to move on. Many have found flood insurance checks weren’t nearly enough to cover the damage.

10/26/2013

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