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Neighbors Not Pleased With Corporate Name On Ortley Beach Water Tower

The New Jersey American Water utility company just renovated the tower in Ortley Beach, and has placed its name on the tower.

07/03/2014

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

Jersey Shore Revenues Down 40 Percent In Spite Of Pricey Ad Campaign

Jersey Shore communities issued a dire progress report on the last weekend of the summer. Some towns announced that they had lost millions of dollars in beach revenue in 2013 despite a massive summer ad campaign.

08/30/2013

Gov. Chris Christie tours boardwalk and dune rebuilding along the beach in Sea Girt, N.J. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Christie Visits Jersey Shore To Promote ‘Stronger NJ’ Grant Program

It’s another trip down the Jersey shore for Governor Chris Christie — but it’s not a vacation.

07/03/2013

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

Hole under home in Ortley Beach, NJ March 4, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Expert: Despite Erosion, Deadly Sinkholes Unlikely Along Jersey Shore

The storm surge that decimated much of the Jersey Shore created about 60 holes in Ortley Beach. The holes were formed when water got under the sand beneath the homes.

03/04/2013

Home damaged by Sandy in Toms River, NJ Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Toms River Residents Balk At Plan To Take Part Of Private Beach For Dunes

Toms River residents want to protect their dunes, despite the town’s efforts to rebuild by stripping homeowners of part of their property.

01/05/2013

Damage from Sandy in Seaside Heights is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

State Lawmakers Tour Jersey Shore Communities One Month After Sandy Made Landfall

Members of the state Assembly took a bus tour on Thursday, checking out the recovery effort and surveying some of the devastation that remains.

11/29/2012

Ortley Beach two weeks after Sandy (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Ortley Beach Residents Seeing Homes For First Time Since Sandy

More than 100 Ortley Beach residents started lining up in the middle of the night at a Toms River shopping center to board buses that would take them home for the first time since Sandy struck.

11/14/2012

Sandy 911 Calls

CBS 2 Exclusive: 911 Calls Document Panic On Jersey Shore During Superstorm Sandy

Some Jersey Shore residents did not heed mandatory evacuation warnings, and chose to ride out Superstorm Sandy instead.

11/13/2012

Jersey Shore Damage

CBS 2 Exclusive: Damage In Jersey Shore Communities Remains Shocking

Two weeks later, it remained shocking to view the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy in many Jersey Shore communities.

11/12/2012

Rescue workers gather around a house wrecked by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Residents Allowed To Drive Into Storm-Ravaged Seaside Heights

Mayor Bill Akers said the town will be open until 3 p.m. for residents to assess damage and retrieve property.

11/12/2012