Point Pleasant Beach
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.
The borough council in Point Pleasant Beach approved an ordinance on Tuesday night to have bars close at midnight starting July 1.
“Everything is cleaned out. I never expected to see this many people in here,” one shopper in Waretown said. “I came to pick up a couple things and just got all wrapped up in the hype I guess.”
With the summer season in full swing, the Jersey Shore is jam-packed – but it’s not all fun in the sun. Most beachgoers don’t realize there can be danger lurking in toys, food and gaming areas on the boardwalk.
Millions of people will hitting the beach this Memorial Day weekend and if you live in the Tri-state area, you have a lot of beaches to choose from.
The Monmouth University/NJ Press Media poll out Thursday finds 65 percent of respondents plan to visit the shore. That’s down slightly from last year.
A 64-foot fishing boat capsized in the Manasquan Inlet early Wednesday. The Coast Guard received a radio distress call from a crewman aboard the Atlantic Traveler just before 5 a.m. saying a hydraulic hose had snapped.
The $11,200 that Point Pleasant Beach will pay out is much less than the nearly $38,000 in fees sought by the ACLU.
Point Pleasant Beach will have to cease its practice of allowing individual borough council members to say a prayer before meetings, a judge ruled Friday.
A small New Jersey town’s council is being accused of defying the separation between church and state by calling on its members to pray at every meeting.
Point Pleasant Beach Mayor Vincent Barrella will remain in office after voters on Tuesday rejected a recall question by a 919 to 735 vote margin.
A dispute in Point Pleasant Beach over the saying of the Lord’s Prayer at public meetings could take on a new life.