Point Pleasant Beach
Surveillance video from inside the motel shows John Alberti rummaging through seat cushions in a lounge. He later is shown face down on the couch with a lit cigarette.
A cigarette is believed to have ignited a stuffed chair in the second-floor smoking area of the 25-unit Mariner’s Cove Motor Inn in Point Pleasant Beach, according to authorities.
Arson investigators were back on the scene of a deadly Point Pleasant Beach motel fire Sunday morning.
Autopsies were being conducted Saturday on the four people who died in a fire at a Jersey shore motel that housed some victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Eight others were also hurt in the blaze, which broke out around 5:30 a.m. at the Mariner’s Cove Motor Inn in Point Pleasant Beach.
The lawsuit filed in Middlesex County against Martell’s Tiki Bar in Point Pleasant Beach says they should have known 26-year old Ashley Chieco of Wood-Ridge was drunk when they kept serving her in mid-August.
All schools were locked down in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. as a precautionary measure Wednesday morning as police looked for a suicidal man with a gun.
The boardwalk is back – rebuilt and alive. Arcades are humming. The aquarium is open. Rides are also open.
Along the Sandy-battered Jersey Shore, some sense of normalcy has resumed this weekend as some parks and piers have reopened.
It may be winter, but this is the time when many rent their summer vacation homes.
A nasty dispute over how much responsibility bars in a popular Jersey shore town have to keep their patrons quiet and well-behaved after last call has been largely laid to rest – thanks in part to Superstorm Sandy.
For one Jersey Shore town, new progress has been made on the journey back from Superstorm Sandy.
Winter hasn’t even started, but storm-ravaged businesses at the Jersey Shore are already thinking about summer.
Having heard scary reports about Hurricane Sandy possibly making a direct hit on New Jersey next week, residents were taking it seriously Friday.
The move follows complaints by neighbors of rowdy bar patrons causing trouble when they return to their cars in the early-morning hours.