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A house ripped to shreds by Sandy in Seaside Heights (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Jersey Shore Communities Continue To Recover From Sandy

In Seaside Heights where the boardwalk is about to be rebuilt, Mayor Bill Akers said the best way to help the recovery is to make summer rental reservations now.

01/20/2013

Waves break around a destroyed roller coaster on November 16, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Man Handcuffed After Climbing Destroyed Seaside Heights Roller Coaster

Police said the man walked from the top of the roller coaster and hopped into a waiting police boat. He was then handcuffed and walked through the surf to a police car on the beach, according to police.

01/08/2013

Seaside Heights Boardwalk Jan. 7, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Northern Barrier Island Residents Start To Return Home Months After Sandy

Seaside Heights and the northern beaches of Toms River will reopen more than two months after sandy destroyed and damaged homes.

01/07/2013

Seaside Heights, left in ruins after superstorm Sandy, is seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Seaside Heights Residents Might Move Back Early Next Year

It is still too dangerous for people to live on the barrier island and right now, there’s a strict curfew overnight.

12/06/2012

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

State Lawmakers Tour Jersey Shore Communities One Month After Sandy Made Landfall

Members of the state Assembly took a bus tour on Thursday, checking out the recovery effort and surveying some of the devastation that remains.

11/29/2012

Waves break around a destroyed roller coaster on November 16, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Seaside Heights Roller Coaster Swept Into The Ocean By Sandy To Be Removed

A roller coaster partially submerged in the Atlantic Ocean has been drawing curious onlookers since the structure was swept off a New Jersey amusement pier by Superstorm Sandy.

11/27/2012

Waves break in front of a destroyed roller coaster wrecked by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NJ Roller Coaster Knocked Off Pier By Sandy Could Be Great Tourist Attraction

Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said that officials have not made a final decision on whether to tear down the coaster.

11/22/2012

Power lines downed by Sandy in New Jersey (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

More New Jersey Towns Look To Become Their Own Utilities After Sandy

For at least one New Jersey town, power was restored quickly and orderly after superstorm Sandy, and there is a very good reason.

11/19/2012

Jersey Shore Damage

CBS 2 Exclusive: Damage In Jersey Shore Communities Remains Shocking

Two weeks later, it remained shocking to view the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy in many Jersey Shore communities.

11/12/2012

Rescue workers gather around a house wrecked by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Residents Allowed To Drive Into Storm-Ravaged Seaside Heights

Mayor Bill Akers said the town will be open until 3 p.m. for residents to assess damage and retrieve property.

11/12/2012

Seaside Heights Sandy damage

Seaside Heights Residents Finally See Sandy Devastation: ‘It’s All Gone’

Friday marked 11 days since Superstorm Sandy decimated the Tri-State Area — and for residents in the most heavily impacted areas it’s not getting any easier. Some Seaside Heights families went back to their homes and what they found left them in tears.

11/09/2012

Seaside Heights boardwalk planks and roller coaster in the ocean on Nov. 9, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Jersey Shore Residents Allowed Back Home To Grab Belongings

So-called “controlled returns” started Friday morning for residents of Toms River, Berkeley, Seaside Heights, Mantoloking and Long Beach Township.

11/09/2012

President Barack Obama is greeted by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie upon arriving in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on October 31, 2012 to visit areas hardest hit by Sandy. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Vows To Restore Power, Help Residents In New Jersey

Touring storm-ravaged New Jersey with Gov. Chris Christie Wednesday, President Barack Obama pledged that all affected residents would get help as quickly as possible.

CBS New York–10/31/2012

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi (file/Photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images for BMF)

NJ Lawmaker Proposes ‘Snookiville’ Bill To Let Towns Regulate Reality TV Filming

Assemblyman Ronald Dancer said reality shows sometimes bring unwanted attention to suburban communities and towns should get a say in the filming.

09/24/2012

Swimmers at Bradley Beach, New Jersey (file/photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Seaside Heights Beach Shut Down Due To Ocean Rescues And Rip Currents

Police and fire officials have had to make at least two rescues on Sunday. Authorities said a 54-year-old man was rescued in Surf City by a 17-year-old who was surfing nearby.

09/16/2012

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