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Residents in Surf City, N.J., are at odds over whether to give the government permission to build dunes. (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey Shore Homeowners Being Shamed For Blocking Dune Construction

Many residents have signed easements giving the government the OK to finish building or raise sand dunes to protect the Jersey Shore island.

09/05/2013

Long Beach Island (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Big Comeback This Summer For Sandy-Ravaged Long Beach Island

The summer season is ending, and business owners on Long Beach Island on the Jersey Shore have been recounting what it took to open after Superstorm Sandy.

08/31/2013

NJ Transit Train (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mass Transit Increases Service For Labor Day Weekend

More trains and buses will be running across the Tri-State area Friday to help commuters get a head start on the long holiday weekend.

08/30/2013

Dunes in New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Supreme Court Overturns Award For View Lost To Dune

New Jersey’s top court has ruled an elderly couple didn’t deserve a $375,000 award because a new protective sand dune blocked their view of the ocean.

07/08/2013

City of Tybee Island

Off The Beaten Path: 10 Family Vacation Spots

Consider trying something new this year by vacationing in an off-the-beaten path-locale where fun abounds but the crowds do not.

06/03/2013

People walk through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Summer After Sandy: Jersey Shore Reopens As Storm Recovery Continues

Declaring the Jersey shore officially open for the summer, Gov. Chris Christie cut a 5-mile long ribbon Friday symbolically linking some of the shore towns that were hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.

05/24/2013

The Chicken or the Egg restaurant in Beach Haven, N.J. (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Long Beach Island Wants You Back At Its Businesses

It’s taken a lot of hard work, sweat, and money to re-open the doors of a lot of businesses impacted by superstorm Sandy.

05/23/2013

Jolly Roger Motel in the Holgate section of Long Beach Island (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Holgate’s Jolly Roger Motel Rushes To Reopen

In Holgate, the hardest hit part of Long Beach Island, a woman is racing against time to reopen a motel and save her family’s business.

05/22/2013

Murphy's Market on Long Beach Island reopens nearly 7 months after superstorm Sandy, May 15, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

LBI Grocery Store Reopens Following Months Of ‘Hell’ From Sandy

Murphy’s Market owner Ronald Murphy said he borrowed $1.5 million to rebuild his supermarket to get it ready before summertime.

05/15/2013

New Jersey Natural Gas technician Carlos Rojas inspects a leaking gas main that is under water at a home damaged by Hurricane Sandy in Long Beach Island, New Jersey. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Long Beach Island Struggles 4 Months After Sandy

Four months after Superstorm Sandy destroyed homes in Holgate, and sent up to 6 or 7 feet of water into homes and businesses in Beach Haven, it remains a long road back.

02/25/2013

Damage from Sandy is seen in the borough of Beach Haven on Long Beach Island - Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Holgate Residents Allowed Back To Homes On Long Beach Island

Homeowners are getting their first look at a Long Beach Island community that was among the areas hardest hit by superstorm Sandy.

11/27/2012

Sandy's damage in the Mantoloking/Avon-By-The-Sea area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Along Parts Of Jersey Shore, Half The Sand Lost To Sandy’s Erosion

We know that our beaches are in bad shape after superstorm Sandy, but now we’re learning just how bad the erosion was, and there are questions about who’s going to fix them.

11/20/2012

Power Restored

Reports: Power Restored For Most Con Ed Customers, Majority Of NJ Utilities Restored As Well

About 20,000 customers remain powerless in New York City and Westchester County. That’s down from a peak of over 1 million affected by the storms.

11/10/2012

Long Beach Island

Long Beach Island Residents Return To Homes To Survey Damage

Residents of Long Beach Island on the Jersey Shore Saturday got to return to their homes to survey the damage for the first time since Superstorm Sandy.

11/10/2012

President Barack Obama is greeted by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie upon arriving in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on October 31, 2012 to visit areas hardest hit by Sandy. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Vows To Restore Power, Help Residents In New Jersey

Touring storm-ravaged New Jersey with Gov. Chris Christie Wednesday, President Barack Obama pledged that all affected residents would get help as quickly as possible.

CBS New York–10/31/2012

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