Ocean Beach

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Best US Travel Destinations For You And Your Pet

Here’s a look at five of the best pet-friendly travel destinations in the U.S.

11/07/2014

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How To Spend A Long Weekend In San Francisco

Refer to this weekend guide to San Francisco covering some other areas not as touristy but equally entertaining.

08/12/2014

Ongoing construction following Superstorm Sandy in Ocean Beach, N.J. on June 10, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Ocean Beach Residents Rebuilding After Superstorm Sandy Told To Stop

In just five days, all construction being conducted outside in Ocean Beach has to stop because of a quality of life regulation.

06/10/2014

A still-damaged home in Toms River, N.J. - May 31, 2013 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Summer After Sandy: A Long Climb Back In Toms River

Toms River has lost 20 to 25 percent of its tax base and 400 homes are being demolished. 4,000 homes were damaged.

05/31/2013

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Best Public Beaches In San Diego

With a plethora of extraordinary free public beaches that will make your getaway go absolutely swimmingly, San Diego offers a beautiful array. Here are five of the best public beaches for visitors to enjoy in San Diego.

05/30/2013

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone arrives in Ocean Beach and is greeted by Mayor Jim Mallot as officials declare Fire Island is back in time for summer season. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

County Executive Bellone Says Fire Island Is Back And Better Than Ever

“We are here on a beautiful day, with a storm cloud not anywhere around, with a message to deliver: Superstorm Sandy delivered a very tough blow, but it was by no means a knockout blow,” Bellone said.

05/10/2013

Fire Island School

Back To School On Storm-Battered Fire Island, But A Lot Of Work Remains

Life has slowly, but surely, begun to return to normal on hard-hit Fire Island. Dozens of kids finally returned to their school Monday, and they seemed happy about it.

11/26/2012

Fire Island Sandy Damage (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Assessing Sandy’s Damage On Fire Island

Officials estimate as many as eight in ten ocean-front homes on the island were left badly damaged.

11/07/2012

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Getaway Guide: One Tank Trip To Fire Island

For many New Yorkers, summer means weekends on Fire Island — it’s what gets them through the work week, the heat and humidity, the subway and the crowded city streets. Closer than the Hamptons — and pleasantly lacking in pretension and a social caste system — this barrier island off the coast of Long Island is made up of 17 communities that have each developed their own personality.

06/30/2012

Hurricane Irene on Long Island

South Shore Of Long Island Preparing For Irene’s Best Punch

Westhampton Beach mayor Conrad Teller was in the third grade during the Great New England Hurricane in 1938. Recalling the storm, which left 50 people dead, Teller says, unlike Hurricane Irene, no one knew what was about to hit.

08/25/2011