Seaside Heights

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

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

New Jersey Boardwalk Fire Linked To Sandy-Damaged Electrical Wiring

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.

09/17/2013

The Funtown Amusement Pier collapses during the massive fire that destroyed part of the boardwalk and surrounding businesses in Seaside Park, N.J. (Photo: CBS 2)

Stories From Main Street: Rebuilding Seaside Park, N.J.

New Jersey is offering $50,000 grants and $5 million no-interest loans with no payments due for two years.

09/16/2013

Firefighters put out hot spots on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 a day after a massive fire ripped through the boardwalk in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Mayor Says Of Seaside Park Boardwalk Fire, We’re ‘Better Than The Blaze’

Gov. Chris Christie said the fire that raged for eight hours in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights was 95 percent contained by late morning Friday.

09/13/2013

Students return to Hugh J. Boyd Elementary School on Sept. 5, 2013 (credit: CBS )

Seaside Heights School Reopens For First Time Since Sandy

It was an emotional homecoming for teachers and students, many of whom lost their own homes in the Oct. 29 mega-storm.

09/05/2013

People walk through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy on May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Jersey Shore Revenues Down 40 Percent In Spite Of Pricey Ad Campaign

Jersey Shore communities issued a dire progress report on the last weekend of the summer. Some towns announced that they had lost millions of dollars in beach revenue in 2013 despite a massive summer ad campaign.

08/30/2013

Seaside Heights School Repairs

Volunteers Rebuild Seaside Heights, N.J. Playground Wrecked By Sandy

A New Jersey community hit hard by Superstorm Sandy is hoping for a passing grade just in time for the new school year.

08/27/2013

Dennis Komsa reads a letter that he wrote with his father some five decades ago. (Credit CBS 2)

Decades Old Message In A Bottle Returned To Original Writer

A message in a bottle that was tossed into the sea by a little boy some five decades ago has been returned to its original owner.

08/19/2013

Damage from Sandy in Seaside Heights is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Feds Investigating Some Seaside Heights Sandy Reimbursement Claims

Borough Administrator John Camera says investigators are trying to verify the legitimacy of several claims, including payments to reimburse the owners of an Army-Navy and vehicles Seaside Heights leased to replace ones wrecked by flood waters.

08/12/2013

Super Storm ride at Casino Pier in Seaside Heights. (credit: Facebook/Casino Pier)

‘Super Storm’ Ride Opens At Casino Pier In Seaside Heights

Fifteen rides are operating at the Casino Pier, with three more scheduled to open before Labor Day.

08/12/2013

People walk through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy on May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Casino Pier At Seaside Heights Reopens To Thrilled Crowds

Nine months after Superstorm Sandy virtually destroyed the amusement park at Casino Pier in Seaside Heights, N.J., the thrills are officially back.

08/07/2013

People walk through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy on May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Seaside Heights Celebrates Milestone In Post-Sandy Recovery

The pier was the former site of the Jet Star roller coaster that was swept into the ocean by Sandy, creating one of the storm’s enduring images. The roller coaster was removed in May.

07/28/2013

A piece of debris brought ashore in Seaside Park (credit: Seaside Park Lifeguard Joe Gomulka)

Pieces Of Boardwalk Ride Wash Up In Seaside Park

The remains of a boardwalk ride washed up in Seaside Park this weekend and beachgoers on the Jersey Shore are asking if the the water will be safe this summer.

06/24/2013

Coney Island In The Summer

Summer Kicks Off With Special Meaning For Sandy-Ravaged Areas

The weather Saturday was perfect for a summer kickoff, and nearly eight months after Superstorm Sandy, this season has very special meaning.

06/22/2013

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