Mantoloking Looks To Fix Up Beaches Battered By Weekend StormsMontoloking lost an estimated $2 million worth of sand that was protecting a steel barricade erected after Hurricane Sandy.
Autopsy: Jersey Shore Drowning Victim Suffered SeizureCrimmins had a medical condition that caused seizures, the Ocean County Prosecutors Office said.
Jersey Shore Drowning Victim Was Stepson Of Yonkers Schools SuperintendentAuthorities say John Crimmins was with friends in the ocean off of Mantoloking when he suddenly disappeared from their sight around 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
Jersey Shore Drowning Victim IdentifiedThe missing swimming was found dead in the surf about a half-hour later near Strickland Street, authorities said.
CBS 2 Exclusive: Steel Wall To Be Mounted To Protect Jersey Shore Towns From StormsA 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.
Stolen Playground Signs Returned To Families Of Newtown Massacre VictimsTwo 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.
Man Who Thinks Newtown Massacre Was A Hoax Charged With Stealing Memorial SignsA 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.
Work On Mantoloking Sea Wall Could Begin In Early 2014The 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.
Mantoloking To Vote On Property Tax ReassessmentMayor George Nebel said the recalculation is necessary due to the severe damage the Ocean County borough sustained in the storm.
Jersey Shore Couple Given $1 Settlement After Resisting Protective DuneWith the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, New Jersey took two big steps Wednesday toward protecting its still-vulnerable coastline from future storms.
AARP Challenging Verizon's Plans To Do Away With Landlines In 2 Sandy-Battered TownsVerizon 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.
Verizon Using Fire Island To Test Getting Rid Of Landline PhonesInstead 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.