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.
On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin its beach replenishment project that will stretch from Manasquan up to Belmar.
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.
The votes authorize the towns to acquire small strips of land by negotiation or by seizing it under the power of eminent domain. Any land seized would have to be paid for.
The town of Toms River built the dune using sand dredged from the nearby Barnegat Bay. Town officials got permission from residents to build the dune.
For the past 15 years the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield blimp has become a community regular, CBS 2’s Alex Denis reported.
Towns along the New Jersey shore are bracing for possible flooding and beach erosion as a storm packing gusty winds and rain bears down on the area.
Seaside Park and Seaside Heights officials have hired South Toms River-based Eagle Paving Corp. — which is operated by the man who also runs FunTown Pier — to do the work.
Last week’s massive boardwalk fire in New Jersey began accidentally, the result of an electrical problem, an official briefed on the investigation said Tuesday.
Representatives from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and other agencies will provide information to businesses and residents at the Seaside Heights Municipal Complex Monday between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.