By JESSICA WRIXON
The Polar Bear Plunge, an event where thousands of people run into the icy cold ocean in February to raise money for the Special Olympics, has finally returned to Seaside Heights.
After super storm Sandy left Seaside in shambles, the freezing cold event, which also takes place in Wildwood, was held in Long Branch for...Read more →
By MICHAEL MONTALTO
New Jersey’s shore towns were already crowded with people months before the summer. They didn’t come with beach chairs and blankets; they came with tools and lumber to repair New Jersey’s boardwalks to make a summer at the shore possible for visitors and locals alike.
After much of the state’s shore towns suffered...Read more →
By KATIE BRUNO
The sun is going down, the band is starting, drinks are pouring, and crowds are piling in. This is a typical summer Sunday at Donovan’s Reef in Sea Bright, New Jersey. Donovan’s is the only beach bar in all of Monmouth County, and one of the only bars located on the actual...Read more →
By ELINA TARKAZIKIS
The recording of Grey’s Anatomy the night of Oct. 29 shut off just after the lights flickered and finally died. Sitting up from the couch, Georgia Mylonas of Old Tappan grabbed the flashlight she had on standby and switched it on. Knowing that Hurricane Sandy would be hitting that night, Mylonas found...Read more →
By ANTHONY SMITH
In 2003, the Hockey In Newark program, a non-profit organization, was founded to enable Newark children to learn and play the game of hockey at no cost to them. Since its inception, with only five children at the time, the program has taken great strides to grow immensely. But while the program...Read more →
By VIRGINIA DiBIANCA
Overwhelmed by the devastation left by Hurricane Sandy, utility companies from as far west as Missouri have been dispatched to help restore order to the thousands in New Jersey left without power.
As early as Saturday, Oct. 27 linemen in northwest states were alerted to the possibility that depending on the amount of...Read more →