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.
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.
It was an emotional homecoming for teachers and students, many of whom lost their own homes in the Oct. 29 mega-storm.
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.
A New Jersey community hit hard by Superstorm Sandy is hoping for a passing grade just in time for the new school year.
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.
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.
Fifteen rides are operating at the Casino Pier, with three more scheduled to open before Labor Day.
Nine months after Superstorm Sandy virtually destroyed the amusement park at Casino Pier in Seaside Heights, N.J., the thrills are officially back.
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.
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.
The weather Saturday was perfect for a summer kickoff, and nearly eight months after Superstorm Sandy, this season has very special meaning.
New Jersey’s first lady marked a symbolic milestone on the first day of summer.
American Legion Post 351 suffered about $200,000 in damages. Post 351 did not have insurance for wind damage or flooding.