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Chef Mike Jurusz, and his staff, in the main dining of room of his restaurant, Chef Mike's ABG. (Photo: Chef Mike's ABG)

Island Restaurateur Shares His ‘Good Karma’ With Local Community

After Superstorm Sandy struck the Jersey Shore in 2012, chef Mike Jurusz was just in the midst of buying the restaurant he ran for...
The scene of a serious accident near Route 37, Nov. 14, 2017, (Photo: TRPD)

Seaside Park Man Extricated After Serious Car Accident

Toms River firefighters had to extricate a Seaside Park man from a vehicle following a three-vehicle accident that occurred Tuesday. According to Toms River police...
The Seaside Heights beach and boardwalk. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Heights, Now Marketing Itself to Families, Wary of N.J. Pot Legalization

Seaside Heights officials have spent what now amounts to years trying to shed its image as a hard-partying town filled with as many opportunities...

At Sandy’s ‘Ground Zero,’ Property Taxes and Affordability Top Residents’ Priorities in Governor’s Race

Some made it through Superstorm Sandy, but will New Jersey's highest-in-the-nation property taxes be the ultimate death knell for the middle class in the...
Evan Carlock (Photo: Ocean County Jail)

Bergen County Man Charged in June Armed Robbery of Lavallette Gas Station

Authorities have charged a North Jersey man with the armed robbery of a Lavallette gas station following a five month-long investigation. According to Lavallette Police...
Rough surf closes beaches in Seaside Heights, N.J., Aug. 28, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Heights to Ditch Differing Beach Badge Prices for Weekends, Holidays

Daily beach badges will remain at a single price regardless of the day of the week – or whether it is a holiday –...
Dunes breach in Normandy Beach during Superstorm Sandy, Oct. 29, 2012. (Screenshot: YouTube/bartski31)

New Video Shows Detailed Onslaught of Sandy on Barrier Island

A new video emerged this week, nearly five years to the day Superstorm Sandy battered the Jersey Shore...
Casino Pier, destroyed and sitting in the ocean, Nov. 2012. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Heights off the Hook for $3.8M FEMA Loan

A multi-million dollar weight was lifted off the shoulders of Seaside Heights residents and officials this week, with the federal government announcing it would...
Volunteers at Simon's Soup Kitchen in Seaside Heights. (File Photo)

Seaside Heights Soup Kitchen Planning Annual Thanksgiving Feast

Simon's Soup Kitchen in Seaside Heights is already planning its annual Thanksgiving feast, free and open to the entire community. A traditional dinner of turkey,...
A wave crashes over a bulkhead in Seaside Park, N.J., Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Ragin’ Bay: West Wind Whips Things Up Post-Storm

It was a wild day on Barnegat Bay Monday. We took a ride up and down the island to check out the whitewater-y madness...

BOATING & FISHING

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...
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...

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...