• Posts Tagged ‘Jersey Shore’

    Faulty Wiring Caused Seaside Heights Boardwalk Fire

    by  • September 17, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

    Governor Chris Christie holds a press conference and tours the fire area with senior staff and Office of Emergency Management personell at the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J. on Sept. 13, 2013. PHOTO/Governor's Office

    By RYAN MCGRATH Faulty electrical wires caused the blaze that leveled businesses across four blocks of the Seaside Heights boardwalk, officials said. Less than a year after Super Storm Sandy devastated the Jersey Shore, the  fire that broke out at a Kohr’s Frozen Custard in Seaside Heights Sept. 12 immediately spread to dozens of  local...

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    Hurricane Sandy Destroys Sea Bright’s Favorite Bar

    by  • December 20, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    The tiki bar that was taken off of the beach before the storm was saved

    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...

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    LBI Chowderfest Weekend Yields Huge Turnout

    by  • October 11, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    Visitors to Chowderfest this year enjoyed beautiful weather as they lined up for chowder samples. The masted ship replica in the background is part of Schooner's Wharf. Photo/CHRISTOPHER EMCH

    By CHRISTOPHER EMCH BEACH HAVEN—Cool temperatures and windy skies were the only signs of fall on Long Beach Island Sept. 29, as the crowd that descended for the 24th annual Chowderfest Weekend made it look like the hottest day in July. Thousands flocked to Beach Haven Borough on LBI to take part in the end-of-season event,...

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    New Jersey on TV, Take Two

    by  • September 26, 2012 • Features • 2 Comments

    The Garretti Family. PHOTO/cbs.com

    By ELINA TARKAZIKIS New Jersey is more than the state of fist-pumping and guidos. Actually, much of New Jersey is not that way at all, and most of its citizens are not fans of that association. Some viewers are hoping a new show will change the state’s image. Oct. 4 marks the date of the infamous...

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