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Beach replenishment in Ortley Beach, N.J., as of June 14, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Heights Officials Wary of Beach Replenishment Delays

A week after Shorebeat first reported that recent hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria could affect the schedule of the dredge boats set to work...
The entrance to Seaside Heights from the north. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Heights Tax Rate to Rise as Sandy Recovery Continues

Nearly five years after Superstorm Sandy pummeled Seaside Heights, the borough is still feeling is financial effects, with officials being forced to raise the...
Arthur Szymanski

Charity Motorcycle Ride Remembers Local Man, Raises Funds for Cancer Victims

Before Arthur Szymanski's life was cut short by cancer in 2014, one of his favorite activities was to take his motorcycle for a ride...
Rough surf spurred by Hurricane Jose, Seaside Heights, N.J., Sept. 19, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Watch: Jose Kicks Up Surf, Erodes Sand at Jersey Shore

The far-outer fringe of Hurricane Jose whipped up surf, blew sand and ate away at Jersey Shore beaches Tuesday. The storm, a minimal category one...
Bay Boulevard in Ortley Beach, N.J., Sept. 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

The 2017 N.J. Governor’s Race, From Sandy’s ‘Ground Zero’

For more than a year after Superstorm Sandy pummeled Ocean County's northern barrier island, a simple sign – words spray painted on a piece...
Handcuffs (Shorebeat File Photo/ banspy/ Flickr)

Should Lavallette Publish a Police Blotter?

Is it a public safety issue, or just a form of sanitized voyeurism? Since the start of newspapers in America, crime stories have often been...
The forecast track of Hurricane Jose, Sept. 17, 2017. (Credit: CIMSS/Tropical)

Tropical Storm Watch Issued for Ocean County

Hurricane Jose, which is still forecast to pass east of New Jersey's coastline, has nonetheless prompted the National Weather Service to issue a tropical...
2017 Seaside Semper Five

‘Semper Five’ Run, A Year After Terror Attack, Brings International Crowd to Seaside Heights

A year after a terrorist bomber placed an incendiary device along the route of the charity Semper Five Marine Corps run in Seaside Park,...
Cornerstone at Seaside project rendering. (Credit: Walters Group)

Construction Now Underway for 91-Unit Senior Complex in Seaside Heights

After a summer of cleanup following a massive demolition project involving several Bay Avenue buildings, construction work began this week on the future of...
Beach replenishment in Ortley Beach, N.J. begins, May 29, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Hurricane Irma Response Could Delay Beach Replenishment Project

The response to Hurricane Irma in Florida and the Caribbean could end up delaying the start of a Jersey Shore beach replenishment project. Toms River...

BOATING & FISHING

A happy young fluke angler on board the Gambler. (Photo: Gambler Crew)

Fishing Friday: Last Chance for Jersey Fluke This Weekend

New Jersey's fluke season will come to an end after the Labor Day holiday on Monday, making this weekend the last opportunity to catch...
Fluke caught the first week of August on board the Gambler party boat. (Photo: Gambler Crew)

Fishing Friday: Fluke Fishing Finally Hits its Stride

With less than a month to go for the 2017 fluke season, the fishery began to produce some of its most consistent catches of...

THINGS TO DO

Beach Plum (Photo: Cornell University)

IBSP Beach Plum Festival Set for Sunday

The annual Beach Plum Festival at Island Beach State Park is scheduled to take place this Sunday, organizers said. The 20th annual festival is the...
The 2016 Wine on the Beach event in Seaside Heights. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Heights 2017 ‘Wine on the Beach’ Event Runs Sat-Sun

Seaside Heights will host its third annual "Wine on the Beach" event this weekend on the sand at Blaine Avenue, which will feature local...