Down the Shore, a big sigh of relief

Down the Shore, a big sigh of relief

There are 1 comment on the story from May 28, 2013, titled Down the Shore, a big sigh of relief. In it, reports that:

On a scale of 1 to 10, Diane Wieland is rating Memorial Day weekend 2013 along the southern stretch of the Jersey Shore a solid 8. And that's a pretty good number for a tourist region that seven months ago was reeling from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy - and that a mere seven days ago was still holding its collective breath wondering ... (more)

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Jersey Woman

Cape May Court House, NJ

#1 May 30, 2013
I think if you poll the majority of the locals (who are here year round). You will find it is the business owners (some of whom come and go with the tourists, and the officials that see the added revenue from tax and fines that want the tourists here. I believe that many of the year round residents don't want the roads and stores clogged with tourists. Especially those tourists that are rude and condescending in the stores and on the roads. There was a time it meant more employment for the year round residents. But, with businesses now bringing students from other countries in for the summer jobs our students have difficulty finding work. I for one would like a chance to enjoy summer at the shore since I live here without tourists taking up all the parking spots and making shopping a nightmare. Just my feelings and humble opinion.

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