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Businesses in Seaside Heights are getting a facelift thanks to the "Seaside Heights First Impression program."(Credit:CBS 2)

Nearly Two Years After Sandy, Seaside Heights Receives Much-Needed Facelift

The devastation of Superstorm Sandy has now been largely replaced by a refurbished and spruced up Seaside Heights, and business owners say it’s no accident.

08/07/2014

Police: Dozens Of Arrests, Drug Overdoses At Music Festival In Seaside Heights

According to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, 20 of the adults and three of the seven juveniles arrested were accused of controlled dangerous substance offenses.

08/05/2014

The carousel on the boardwalk at Seaside Heights, New Jersey is going up for auction. (Credit: CBS Philly)

Seaside Heights Carousel Set To Be Sold, Taken Away From Boardwalk

The 82-year-old carousel on the Seaside Heights boardwalk survived both Superstorm Sandy and the devastating fire last September – but it is now expected to be taken away anyway.

07/21/2014

Jones Beach (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Tri-State Area Residents To Flock To Beaches, Waterways For Fourth Of July Fun

Beachgoers are disappointed with the severe weather forecast for the Fourth of July, but many say two good days out of three isn’t so bad.

07/03/2014

After a fire in 2013, the boardwalk in Seaside Heights was back in business for Memorial Day Weekend. (Credit CBS 2)

Wet Weather Won’t Keep New Jersey Residents From Making A Beeline For The Shore

No matter the weather, Jersey Shore beaches are expected to be packed over the holiday weekend.

05/24/2014

Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Severe Storms Make For Miserable Memorial Day Commute For Tri-State Area Residents

People all across the Tri-State marked the unofficial start of summer by hitting the roads this Memorial Day weekend — and severe storms Friday evening made for a miserable commute.

05/23/2014

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Seaside Heights Boardwalk Ready To Go, But Seaside Park Still Struggles After Fire

The Jersey Shore is ready for the summer season for the most part, but it is a tale of two cities in Ocean County.

05/23/2014

Workers prepare to remove the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Casino Pier In Seaside Heights Gearing Up For 2nd Post-Sandy Summer

The amusement park where the Jet Star Roller Coaster once stood is still not back to full strength. Officials said the goal is to make the pier whole again.

04/28/2014

The Seaside Park boardwalk following the massive Sept. 12 fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Christie Tours Seaside Heights Boardwalk As Rebuilding Continues

The sound of chain saws overpowered the crashing waves as construction crews worked on pilings for the rebuilt boardwalk.

04/25/2014

American Legion Post 351 (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Volunteers Come Together To Help Sandy-Damaged American Legion Post

As WCBS 880’s Sean Adams first reported in May, the American Legion Post 351 in Seaside Heights sustained about $200,000 in damages. Superstorm Sandy ripped the roof off the building and flood waters poured in from above and below.

11/04/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie updates members of the media on damage and recovery efforts related to Superstorm Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Ewing, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie: NJ Has Made ‘Tremendous Progress’ Since Sandy, But ‘More Work To Do’

A year after Superstorm Sandy pummeled his state, Gov. Chris Christie said he is celebrating how far New Jersey has come since the storm.

10/29/2013

Work continues on a new pavilion at Rockaway Beach following the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, which destroyed large parts of the boardwalk, on October 29, 2013.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Photos: From Despair To Repair, One Year After Superstorm Sandy

Many residents of the Rockaways and neighboring Breezy Point are reflecting on the progress made over the past year while acknowledging the problems still evident. Meanwhile, In New Jersey, the Seaside Heights boardwalk and amusement park remains under construction one year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, and damaged again in September 2013 by an electrical fire.

10/29/2013

Clean-up continues amongst piles of debris where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on Nov. 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of Queens. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Emotions Run High As Tri-State Area Looks Ahead To Sandy’s First Anniversary

Survivors of Superstorm Sandy could be in for a tough weekend. Monday marks the one year anniversary of the storm.

10/25/2013

The Seaside Park boardwalk following the massive Sept. 12 fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Cleanup From Jersey Shore Boardwalk Fire Should Be Over In November

The demolition and cleanup work from the massive boardwalk fire in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, N.J., should be complete by the end of November, officials said.

10/14/2013

The Seaside Park boardwalk following the massive Sept. 12 fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Demolition, Cleanup Work To Begin This Week At Fire-Damaged Seaside Park Boardwalk

Seaside Park and Seaside Heights officials have hired South Toms River-based Eagle Paving Corp. — which is operated by the man who also runs FunTown Pier — to do the work.

10/07/2013

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