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Christie talking about post-storm home elevations

7-7-14
KEANSBURG, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is heading to the New Jersey shore to highlight the state's efforts to raise homes above flood level. Homeowners with federal flood insurance are eligible for grants of up to $30,000 to raise their houses ...
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Despite Soggy Start, Seaside Park Ready for Fourth of July Weekend

7-4-14
Even though the weather wasn't ideal, visitors came to the rebuilt Seaside boardwalk for July 4.
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Jersey Shore Lifeguards Warn Visitors About Rip Currents

7-4-14
Hurricane Arthur is bringing rip currents to beaches as it moves up the East Coast. Lifeguards warn the conditions could be dangerous for beachgoers.
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Historian: George Washington Took Gamble During Battle of Princeton

7-4-14
Historian Arthur Lefkowitz says that George Washington took several gambles during the American Revolution, including during the 10-day crisis in New Jersey.

Jersey Shore braces for Hurricane Arthur’s impact

7-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Beachgoers at the Jersey Shore are being warned about potentially dangerous rip currents that could be spawned by Hurricane Arthur. The storm also brought periods of heavy rain and gusty winds to some areas as it passed far off ...

Wildwood beach taxi shuttles visitors

7-3-14
WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey town has started a beach taxi for visitors who don't want to walk the sand to the surf. Wildwood's beach is estimated to be as wide as 2,000 feet in spots. All-terrain vehicles carry adult visitors and ...

Arthur expected to churn New Jersey’s surf

7-3-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Hurricane Arthur is expected to pass well off the New Jersey coast. But the storm is expected to churn the surf, keeping lifeguards on edge throughout the July Fourth holiday weekend. Utility crews on Thursday are busy ...

Lawmaker: Give aid to students in US illegally

7-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The speaker of New Jersey's Assembly is introducing a bill that would make college students in the U.S. illegally eligible for state tuition aid. Speaker Vincent Prieto says the measure does not call for additional funding for ...
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Independence Day 2014 Celebrations and Fireworks in NJ

7-1-14
New Jersey has many events scheduled to celebrate Independence Day.

New Jersey Sandy fund announces $7M in grants

7-1-14
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund is giving 27 grants totaling $7.3 million. One of the largest recipients is the Ocean County Long Term Recovery Group. The organization is getting $1.5 million to assist 700 ...