Seaside Heights expects the main section of its boardwalk to be rebuilt by the holiday, with the rest complete by mid-June.
The new boardwalk, like the old one, will be made of synthetic planks, with sturdy tie-down straps anchoring them to the foundation.
From the lowest lying areas of the Jersey Shore, where residents were already being encouraged to leave, to the state’s northern highlands, where sandbags were being filled and cars moved into parking lots on high ground, New Jersey began preparing in earnest Friday for Hurricane Sandy.
CBS 2 is forecasting that Sandy will dump five or more inches of rain, which would mean both river flooding and urban flooding are likely, Murdock reported.
Police officers in some towns are getting another set of eyes, wearable cameras that capture the officer’s and the suspects’ every move.
Carol Higgins Clark, author of the novel Mobbed, sends her character Regan Reilly down to the Jersey Shore and highlights her favorite real-life spots along the way.
Thousands of Boy Scouts and troop leaders from across New Jersey converged on the state’s National Guard Training Center this weekend for what’s being billed as the nation’s largest scouting event of the year.
For the third time in three days, NJ Transit engineers have faced the frightening prospect of being unable to stop with people on the tracks.