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Mantoloking Steel Wall

CBS 2 Exclusive: Steel Wall To Be Mounted To Protect Jersey Shore Towns From Storms

A four-mile steel wall is going up along the Jersey Shore beachfront, in one of the biggest projects that New Jersey will undertake to keep residents safe from storms like Superstorm Sandy.

06/11/2014

Grace McDonnell Playground/(http://www.thesandygroundproject.org/)

Stolen Playground Signs Returned To Families Of Newtown Massacre Victims

Two police officers from Herndon, Virginia drove to Connecticut Wednesday, to return signs stolen from playgrounds built to honor two victims of the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown.

06/05/2014

Grace McDonnell Playground/(http://www.thesandygroundproject.org/)

Man Who Thinks Newtown Massacre Was A Hoax Charged With Stealing Memorial Signs

A Virginia man who believes the Sandy Hook school shootings were a hoax has been charged in the theft of two memorial signs in New Jersey and Connecticut – both dedicated to child victims of those shootings.

05/30/2014

A protective sea wall and a new series of dunes will be constructed on the beach in Mantaloking, N.J. (Credit CBS 2)

Work On Mantoloking Sea Wall Could Begin In Early 2014

The steel sea wall is meant as a short-term protective measure, to be complemented by an extensive beach widening and dune construction project being planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

12/01/2013

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

Mantoloking To Vote On Property Tax Reassessment

Mayor George Nebel said the recalculation is necessary due to the severe damage the Ocean County borough sustained in the storm.

10/15/2013

Dunes in Brick, New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey Shore Couple Given $1 Settlement After Resisting Protective Dune

With the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, New Jersey took two big steps Wednesday toward protecting its still-vulnerable coastline from future storms.

09/25/2013

Verizon Voice Link box (credit: CBS 2)

AARP Challenging Verizon’s Plans To Do Away With Landlines In 2 Sandy-Battered Towns

Verizon spokesman Lee Gierczynski said Sandy damaged the old copper telephone wire network in the community beyond repair. He said the company does not intend to rebuild the lines or bring in a fiber-optic cable system.

07/31/2013

Verizon Voice Link box (credit: CBS 2)

Verizon Using Fire Island To Test Getting Rid Of Landline Phones

Instead of costly replacement to copper wiring lost in Sandy, Verizon is using Fire Island as test case, offering all 300 permanent residents and dozens of businesses a wireless alternative it calls Voice Link.

07/09/2013

Britain's Prince Harry in Seaside Heights, NJ on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Prince Harry Visits NYC After Touring Storm Damage In NJ

Britain’s Prince Harry began a tour Tuesday of New Jersey’s storm-damaged coastline, inspecting dune construction, walking past destroyed homes and shaking hands with police and other emergency workers with Gov. Chris Christie as his guide.

05/14/2013

Prince Harry on February 27, 2013 in Maseru, Lesotho.  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Prince Harry Heads To Tri-State For Last Leg Of U.S. Tour

Harry will be arriving in New York City on Monday before heading to the Jersey shore on Tuesday, where he’ll tour communities that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy, including Mantoloking and Seaside Heights.

05/13/2013

A destroyed home remains partially standing on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Crews To Demolish Storm-Wrecked Homes In Mantoloking

Some debris removal has already started in Mantoloking and the first of 50 storm-wrecked houses should be demolished on Wednesday.

05/07/2013

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

House Being Demolished In Mantoloking More Than 6 Months After Sandy

Crews have been working for months trying to clear New Jersey’s waterways after the storm dumped everything from houses to boats into bays, channels, rivers, inlets and other coastal waters.

05/02/2013

Sandy damaged homes are seen in Mantoloking, NJ on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Mantoloking Plans To Use Eminent Domain To Get Land From Homeowners

Mantoloking is planning to use eminent domain to take control of small strips of land from oceanfront homeowners holding up a beach replenishment project.

04/24/2013

Sandy damaged homes are seen in Mantoloking, NJ on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

4 Months After Hurricane Sandy, Mantoloking Residents Returning Home

Mantoloking is the last Jersey shore community to allow residents back since the Oct. 29 storm.

02/22/2013

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

Mantoloking Residents To Be Allowed Back Home On Friday; Avon Boardwalk Reconstruction Delayed

Mantoloking sustained some of the worst damage in the Oct. 29 storm. Hundreds of homes were destroyed and the ocean cut a channel through to Barnegat Bay, cutting the town in two.

02/20/2013

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