Mantoloking is planning to use eminent domain to take control of small strips of land from oceanfront homeowners holding up a beach replenishment project.
Mantoloking is the last Jersey shore community to allow residents back since the Oct. 29 storm.
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.
It’s a major step forward for the tiny borough on a thin strip of a barrier peninsula.
The main road in and out of the tiny shore community, has been closed since the storm.
Almost three months after Superstorm Sandy, dangers continue to lurk in the waters off the Jersey Shore.
Two hundred damaged homes that still stand will likely come down, officials said. Once that happens, only half of Mantoloking’s 500 homes will remain.
Superstorm Sandy destroyed a home in Ocean County, N.J., but not cherished keepsakes.
Homeowners are getting their first look at a Long Beach Island community that was among the areas hardest hit by superstorm Sandy.
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.
So-called “controlled returns” started Friday morning for residents of Toms River, Berkeley, Seaside Heights, Mantoloking and Long Beach Township.
Residents with license plates ending in an odd number can make gas purchases on odd-numbered days. Residents with plates ending in an even number will be able to buy gas on even-numbered days, the governor said.
Ocean County prosecutors say Meghan’s mother and a sibling were at the house pool with her when the incident occurred at the family’s summer home in Mantoloking, but further details were not disclosed.
A new proposal may allow individual shore towns to determine rules for beach access, and that means shore-lovers could get shut out of their favorite beaches.