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Beach replenishment in Ortley Beach, N.J. begins, May 29, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Heights Worried Summer Beach Replenishment Could ‘Destroy Our Town’

As beach replenishment projects on Ocean County's northern barrier island slowly get off the ground in some locations, one town is worried that delays...
Agnes Polhemus is sworn into office, Jan. 17, 2018. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Agnes Polhemus Sworn Into Fresh Term on Seaside Heights Council

Seaside Heights' longest-serving council member was sworn into a fresh, four-year term in office Wednesday. Agnes Polhemus, 85, a lifelong resident of the borough –...
Equipment set up at Brick Beach III for a beach replenishment project. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Beach Replenishment Equipment Being Staged in Brick

The island-wide beach replenishment project is about ready to get underway in Brick Township. Crews with Weeks Marine have begun setting up pipelines and sand-moving...
Retired mug. (Credit: Shopify)

N.J. ‘Second Worst State ‘ for Retirement, Study Shows

New Jersey narrowly avoided being named the worst state in America to spend one's retirement in a study released Tuesday, but the second-to-last-place ranking...
Ocean County Road Department snow plows. (Photo: OCRD)

Snowstorm Cost County Taxpayers $725K

The Jan. 4 snowstorm dropped 16 inches of snow – along with a hefty bill for Ocean County taxpayers. The storm proved difficult to manage...
Marijuana (Photo: Katheirne Hitt/Flickr)

N.J. Marijuana Legalization Bill Allows Towns to Ban Sales

As municipalities across the Shore area debate restricting or banning the sale of marijuana, should it become legal in New Jersey, the legalization bill...
Maruca's Tomato Pies (File Photo)

Seaside Heights Pizzeria to be Featured on Travel Channel Tuesday Night

You can catch a slice of boardwalk nostalgia while cuddling up at home Tuesday night, escaping the cold. Delicious Destinations, a show on the Travel...
Upper Shores Branch of the Ocean County Library (Credit: Google)

Upper Shores Library to Present MLK Community Art Project

The Upper Shores Branch of the Ocean County Library, located in Lavallette, will host the program “MLK Community Art Project” at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan....
Ice/Freezing Rain (Photo: Susanne Nilsson/ Flickr)

Winter Weather Advisory Posted for Monday Afternoon, Night

The Shore area will be facing its second bout with wintry weather in a matter of a few days, with a wintry mix forecast...
Councilman Guy Mazzanti is sworn into office in Seaside Heights, Jan. 3, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Heights Welcomes Back Former Councilman Following Another’s Resignation

Seaside Heights welcomed back a former council member to the borough's governing body on Wednesday following the resignation of another council member Dec. 31. Councilman...

BOATING & FISHING

A U.S. Coast Guard crew in Manasquan Inlet, N.J. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Coast Guard Enforcing 3-Mile Limit on Striped Bass Fishing

The Coast Guard sent a post-holiday-weekend reminder to anglers on Monday: don't fish for striped bass beyond the three-mile mark in the ocean, or...
Boating on Barnegat Bay. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

N.J. to Invest $20M on Barnegat Bay Health, Set ‘TMDL’

A plan to improve the health of Barnegat Bay by state officials included a portion long-sought by environmentalists looking to limit the amount 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...