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  1. The guys behind the Christie sandcastle keep winning contests at the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | The Jersey Journal

    The sand sculpture that caught the most attention was Sylvester and Tweety Bird , by The Bikini Boys, the same group of guys that built the sand sculpture of Gov. Chris Christie sitting on the beach . The group also won the 31st Annual New Jersey Sandcastle Contest in Belmar with their Etch-a-Dragon, a massive sculpture of a dragon emerging from an Etch-a-Sketch toy.


  2. State Police plan DWI checkpoints in 2 Jersey Shore towns SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | The Jersey Journal

    MONMOUTH COUNTY - The State Police announced plans for DWI checkpoints in a pair of Jersey Shore towns on Saturday in a Facebook post that took shots at commenters who criticized past checkpoint announcements. "Beware of taking advice from Google lawyers," the State Police wrote.


  3. Judge orders rabbi to close 'illegal' day camp at yeshiva in BelmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | The Jersey Journal

    FREEHOLD -- A Superior Court judge in Monmouth County has temporarily shuttered a yeshiva in Belmar that has been operating as an unlicensed youth camp, county officials said Friday. Judge Joseph Quinn issued the temporary restraining order Friday against Mesivta Keser Torah-Jersey, Rabbi Dovid Heinemann, and Camp Emzee, Inc., which prevents them from continuing operations at the day camp, Monmouth County officials said.


  4. Wonder Woman, dragon among winners in 31st Annual New Jersey Sandcastle ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    BELMAR -- Parched by the sun after a grueling four hours of sculpting the sand in Belmar on Wednesday, Rochelle Ritacco couldn't wait to jump in the ocean. But first she wanted to find out if her sculpture of Wonder Woman, as part of the New Jersey Sandcastle Contest, was a winner.


  5. How N.J. beaches are fighting a lifeguarding shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    With the 4th of July just around the corner, families are getting ready to kickoff the summer at the Jersey Shore -- and so are the hundreds of people up and down the state who don red suits and spend their summers perched by the ocean, eyes fixed on the waves, waiting to make a move if any of the swimmers appear in distress. But in recent years, finding qualified -- and enough -- lifeguards to fill those stands has become more challenging for New Jersey's beach patrols.


  6. First responders, beachgoers recount daring Avon rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    AVON-BY-THE-SEA -- Stephen Skribner and Bill Bing grew up together on the same block in this close-knit community at the Jersey Shore. Skribner says he goes for a swim daily.


  7. Here's the right way to pronounce 25 N.J. town names everyone botchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    For such a small state, New Jersey is packed with towns - 565, to be exact. And many of those towns, townships, boroughs and cities have multiple sections with their own schools, post offices and highway exit signs.


  8. A day at the Jersey Shore: Check out Belmar's summer beach sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    BELMAR -- For many of us, summer in New Jersey is synonymous with at least a few beautiful beach days in the Garden State. And because we all know summer life at the Jersey Shore is unlike any other sandy scene in America, we are checking out one New Jersey beach per week -- and taking a heap of photos -- beginning today and running through the end of the season.


  9. Drunk drivers, not paid drivers, are the problem | QuigleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Last year's Star Ledger headline said, "DUI crackdown in 19 New Jersey towns," and this year's headline said, "Jersey shore towns cracking down on Uber, Lyft drivers outside bars." So what changed? Last summer shore towns coordinated their efforts to prevent, or at least prosecute, drunk drivers, but this year's target is the sober drivers who'll get them home safely.


  10. Court upholds firing of cop who had sex with woman he arrested, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 |

    ASBURY PARK - An appellate court panel has upheld the 2015 firing of city officer for engaging in a sexual relationship with a woman he arrested , the Asbury Park Press reported. Former Asbury Park Patrolman Antonio Martinez and another officer arrested the woman on drug charges on Sept.


  11. Jersey Shore town approves boardwalk smoking ban, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    WILDWOOD -- The days of lighting up a cigarette on the boardwalk in Wildwood are coming to an end, according to a report. Though the law won't take effect until next year, officials will ask people to refrain from smoking this summer.


  12. Belmar Seafood Festival hits the Jersey ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    BELMAR -- Prawns, crabs and clams drew upward of 100,000 to the Jersey Shore this weekend at the Belmar Seafood Festival. From Friday to Sunday, vendors camped at Silver Lake Park, located in Monmouth County's Belmar borough, attracting locals to grab a bite of deep-fried shrimp, shop for handmade decorations, and listen to live music.


  13. First assistant Monmouth County prosecutor among Christie's picks for Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    The Monmouth County prosecutor's right-hand man, Marc LeMieux, was nominated Thursday to the Superior Court bench, Gov. Chris Christie announced in a statement. LeMieux, of Belmar, was among two other Superior Court nominees from Monmouth County -- Lourdes Lucas of Fair Haven and Daniel L. Weiss of Asbury Park -- and one from Ocean County, Deborah S. Hanlon-Schron.


  14. Teen pleads not guilty to strangling, robbing Sarah SternRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    FREEHOLD -- Liam McAtasney, implicated by his housemate in the killing of Sarah Stern, pleaded not guilty Monday to strangling her and throwing her body off a bridge to steal her life savings. McAtasney, 19, made his court appearance on Monday, three weeks after a grand jury indicted him on seven charges in connection with Stern's Dec. 2 death.


  15. Childhood friend admits to throwing Sarah Stern off bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Preston Taylor, 19, was charged with helping his other high school friend, Liam McAtasney, dump Stern's body off the Route 35 bridge in Belmar early Dec. 3. Taylor agreed to testify against McAtasney as part of the plea agreement, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. Taylor was arrested on Feb. 2, nearly two months after Stern was reported missing.


  16. Teen charged in death of Sarah Stern not getting released, appellate court saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    FREEHOLD -- One of two friends accused in the death of Sarah Stern lost a bid to get out of jail while prosecutors prepare their case against him. A state appellate court on Tuesday refused to reverse a Superior Court judge's decision to keep Preston Taylor behind bars rather than let him move home with his parents.


  17. Another Jersey Shore town bans smoking on the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Longport voted to ban smoking on its ocean beaches, making it the first in Atlantic County to do so (MaryAnn Spoto Longport voted this week to prohibit smoking at all its municipal buildings and parks and recreation facilities, which includes the beaches, Mayor Nicholas Russo said. A first violation carries a $250 fine.


  18. Leaking sewer pipes caused Shore river pollution, state saysRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Shellfish harvesting in sections of the Shark River in Belmar and Neptune City was banned last year because of high bacteria levels, but state officials say they have located and repaired the source of pollution ) NEPTUNE CITY -- State environmental officials say they've located and eliminated a major source of pollution of the Shark River, a popular body of water in Monmouth County where shellfish harvesting was suspended late last year because of health dangers there. Engineers and scientists have traced a major source of river pollution to two leaking municipal sewer lines that spilled sewage into a stormwater discharge pipe at West Sylvania Avenue in Neptune City, said state Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin.


  19. At Jersey Shore, towns brace for flooding, erosion from nor'easter snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    While most of New Jersey prepares for a major snowstorm with the potential for up to two feet of snow, towns along the Jersey Shore are bracing for the potential for damage from coastal flooding and high winds. The National Weather Service issued a coastal flood warning from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday in all four Shore counties and along the Delaware Bay.


  20. Weather doesn't deter Belmar St. Paddy's parade crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    The crowd, protected by concrete barricades and bomb-sniffing dogs, had grown several people deep in many places by 2 p.m. Borough officials previously had announced the stepped-up police presence as a result of security concerns. Social media from the event highlighted signs of revelry Sunday afternoon: Belmar St Pats parade off to a sunny but chilly start.


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