The streamed in by carload to hit the sand. Kids played volleyball and wiffle ball. Others just tried to put the long, tough winter in the past.
Work has stopped on the roadway to accommodate the influx of beachgoers this Memorial Day weekend.
Officials in New Jersey say the Shore is ready for the unofficial kickoff to the summer season.
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.
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.
A massive fire raged late Friday afternoon on the Jersey Shore, leaving at least three buildings burned to the ground.
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.
Superstorm Sandy trashed Jakeabob’s Bay, a thriving bar and restaurant where locals and vacationers took in gorgeous sunsets over the Raritan Bay.
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.
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.
Arson investigators were back on the scene of a deadly Point Pleasant Beach motel fire Sunday morning.
The Tri-State Area was under a thick soup of fog early Thursday, prompting a dense fog advisory for some areas.
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.
All Saints Episcopal Church in Bay Head was flooded in the Oct. 29, 2012 storm and just reopened last weekend.
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.