A former New Jersey Yeshiva teacher changed pleas in the middle of his trial Monday, admitting that he sexually abused a boy he met while working as a camp counselor.
Funeral services were held Saturday for Brandon Holt, the 6-year-old New Jersey boy who authorities say was accidentally shot by a 4-year-old playmate.
Police said Brandon Holt was shot in the head by his friend after the younger boy went into his home on McCormick Avenue and somehow got his hands on a .22-caliber rifle.
Coastal communities across the Tri-State area could experience minor to moderate flooding during times of high tide through Thursday morning.
The Jersey shore isn’t finished recovering from Superstorm Sandy, but the elements don’t care.
Mayor Bloomberg also warned residents living in low-lying coastal areas that flooding may occur as the storm barrels through the Tri-State.
Communities already hit hard by superstorm Sandy are bracing for the next hit – lost tax revenue as a result of the damage.
Seaside Heights and the northern beaches of Toms River will reopen more than two months after sandy destroyed and damaged homes.
Toms River residents want to protect their dunes, despite the town’s efforts to rebuild by stripping homeowners of part of their property.
Doctors determined the boy suffered severe brain, spine and retinal damage from a violent shaking, prosecutors said.
Homeowners are getting their first look at a Long Beach Island community that was among the areas hardest hit by superstorm Sandy.
At a hearing before the state Senate Budget Committee Monday, local emergency management officials and mayors testified about their storm recovery needs to ensure they are up and running for high season.
More than 100 Ortley Beach residents started lining up in the middle of the night at a Toms River shopping center to board buses that would take them home for the first time since Sandy struck.
Some Jersey Shore residents did not heed mandatory evacuation warnings, and chose to ride out Superstorm Sandy instead.
So-called “controlled returns” started Friday morning for residents of Toms River, Berkeley, Seaside Heights, Mantoloking and Long Beach Township.