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.
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.
No matter the weather, Jersey Shore beaches are expected to be packed over the holiday weekend.
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.
The Jersey Shore is ready for the summer season for the most part, but it is a tale of two cities in Ocean County.
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.
The sound of chain saws overpowered the crashing waves as construction crews worked on pilings for the rebuilt boardwalk.
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.
A year after Superstorm Sandy pummeled his state, Gov. Chris Christie said he is celebrating how far New Jersey has come since the storm.
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.
Survivors of Superstorm Sandy could be in for a tough weekend. Monday marks the one year anniversary of the storm.
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.
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.
Last week’s massive boardwalk fire in New Jersey began accidentally, the result of an electrical problem, an official briefed on the investigation said Tuesday.
New Jersey is offering $50,000 grants and $5 million no-interest loans with no payments due for two years.