Point Pleasant Beach

Prepping for Hurricane Sandy by pumping water from lake Como in Belmar, N.J. (CBS 2)

Jersey Shore Readies For Hurricane Sandy To Come Ashore; River Towns Also Prepare

Having heard scary reports about Hurricane Sandy possibly making a direct hit on New Jersey next week, residents were taking it seriously Friday.


Martell's Tiki Bar in Point Pleasant Beach (credit: CBS 2)

Point Pleasant Beach Keeps Midnight Bar Closing

The move follows complaints by neighbors of rowdy bar patrons causing trouble when they return to their cars in the early-morning hours.


Martell's Tiki Bar in Point Pleasant Beach (credit: CBS 2)

Point Pleasant Beach Rolls Back Closing Time At Bars

The borough council in Point Pleasant Beach approved an ordinance on Tuesday night to have bars close at midnight starting July 1.


Empty store shelves in N.J.

NJ Residents Heed Gov. Christie’s Advice To Stock Up Ahead Of Irene

“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.”


Investigators for the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs inspected games, food and toys on Jenkinson's Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach on June 30, 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

Consumer Affairs Investigators Comb Jersey Shore Boardwalks For Scams, Hidden Dangers

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.


Sunbathers enjoy the cool waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Bradley Beach, New Jesrey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Beaches Open For Business Memorial Day Weekend

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.


Jersey Shore (credit: CBS 2)

Poll: Most In Garden State Want To Visit Jersey Shore

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.


Coast Guard Ship (credit: CBS 2)

Spilled Fuel From Capsized Boat In Manasquan Inlet Dissipating

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.


(File Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

NJ Town Must Pay ACLU Legal Fees In Prayer Dispute

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 City Council meeting (Photo/CBS 2)

Judge Voids NJ Town’s Policy On Council Prayers

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.


Point Pleasant Beach City Council meeting (Photo/CBS 2)

ACLU Files Suit Against N.J. Town’s Council Prayer Policy

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 - File / Photo: Borough of Point Pleasant Beach

Mayoral Recall Effort Fails On The Jersey Shore

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.


(File Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Lord’s Prayer Dispute In NJ Town Could Continue

A dispute in Point Pleasant Beach over the saying of the Lord’s Prayer at public meetings could take on a new life.


FILE - July 24, 2007 file photo, Peter Criss, founding member of  rock group KISS, in  New York. Three years after defeating breast cancer_a rarely occurring disease in men_former KISS drummer Criss is raising money to fight the disease. (AP Photo/Shiho Fukada, File)

Ex-Kiss Drummer Raising Money For Cancer Research

Three years after beating breast cancer — a disease that rarely affects men — former Kiss drummer Peter Criss wants guys to know it can happen to them, too.