Gov. Chris Christie said the fire that raged for eight hours in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights was 95 percent contained by late morning Friday.
Most of the suspected cases, including the one confirmed case, are connected to D’Jais Bar & Grill in Belmar.
Many residents have signed easements giving the government the OK to finish building or raise sand dunes to protect the Jersey Shore island.
A choppy ocean and a foggy day at the Jersey shore left beaches in Asbury Park nearly empty on Monday.
Shore communities all across the Tri-State Area were hoping for one last boost before the unofficial end of summer on Labor Day, but Mother Nature wasn’t cooperating.
Clouds parted and temperatures rose to the 80’s on Saturday as beach goers made one of the final trips of the season to the beach in Brick.
After the Reign bested more than 235 entries in the contest that was created by the “Stronger than the Storm” campaign that’s trying to drive visitors to the shore after Superstorm Sandy devastated many beach areas.
Gov. Chris Christie said the $25 million state tourism campaign will end on Sept. 1.
Egg Harbor Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough’s property was valued at slightly more than $1.1 million during last year’s township-wide revaluation that increased his property taxes by nearly 60 percent to $31,056.
Nine months after Superstorm Sandy virtually destroyed the amusement park at Casino Pier in Seaside Heights, N.J., the thrills are officially back.
“The communities are back, they’re stronger than ever,” Eis said.
Some owners of Sandy-damaged homes who already have made repairs have now been told they are not eligible for reimbursements through federal grants.
The Supreme Court of New Jersey was set to make a decision early next week that could greatly impact homeowners along the shore.
It’s another trip down the Jersey shore for Governor Chris Christie — but it’s not a vacation.
Sixty percent of the boardwalk was also destroyed and FEMA doesn’t want to pay to replace it.