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Christmas trees recycled to protect sand dunes on Brigantine beaches.
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David Madden
January 11, 2020 - 9:05 am
By now, most of us have dealt with the natural Christmas tree that brought so much holiday cheer at home but has outlived its usefulness. Or has it? Read more here.
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Rep. Jeff Van Drew.
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David Madden
November 08, 2019 - 3:06 pm
A two-year-long dispute over how to do beach replenishment down the shore has been settled, with the federal government overruling their own fish and wildlife officials and siding with locals, with the help of their local congressman. Read more here.
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Ocean City Boardwalk.
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Andrew Kramer
September 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
It’s been a banner year for many businesses down the shore, and some stores on the Ocean City boardwalk say they have Mother Nature to thank.
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Andrew Kramer
September 02, 2019 - 2:33 pm
It’s Labor Day, which means it's the unofficial end of summer down the shore. Beachgoers in Margate were pretty upset about that
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Seagulls on the beach at Warped Tour
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John McDevitt
August 06, 2019 - 12:37 pm
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Ocean City has called in reinforcements to weed out flocks of food thieves creating chaos along the beach and boardwalk. Seagulls have made headlines this summer for aggressively stealing food directly from beachgoers. But Ocean City hopes to rid the beach of the...
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Beach umbrella
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Mark Abrams
July 30, 2019 - 12:04 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez wants a federal safety agency to look into the dangers posed by flying beach umbrellas at shore locations this time of year. He's not demanding an outright ban on beach umbrellas, but he called on the Consumer Product Safety Commission to "...
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seagull
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Andrew Kramer
July 22, 2019 - 3:33 pm
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Don’t feed the seagulls — it’s the law in Ocean City. The shore town’s mayor, Jay Gillian, wants to remind people how important it is to follow the rules, as the seagulls have become “very aggressive” and people “must stop” giving them food. But very quickly, it...
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Brown back and wings of swimming Cownose ray (Rhinoptera bonasus). They are often mistaken for being a shark by beach-goers due to the fins sticking out of the water, resembling the fin of a shark.
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Molly Daly
July 18, 2019 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Beachgoers at the Jersey Shore have been sharing the water with schools of rays. Videos have been popping up on social media of schools of brown, kite-like rays gracefully moving through the water around fascinated swimmers at the Jersey shore. Thomas Grothues,...
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Beach closed at Wildwood Crest
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Tim Jimenez
July 02, 2019 - 6:40 am
UPDATED: 10:30 a.m. WILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The mayor of Wildwood Crest, Don Cabrera, has announced that a swimming ban imposed Monday has now been lifted. Earlier Tuesday morning, swimmers weren’t allowed in the water along a three-quarter-mile stretch of the beach south of Miami...
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Justin Udo
July 01, 2019 - 5:15 pm
WILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Swimming is currently off limits at a stretch of the beach in Wildwood Crest, due to potentially high bacteria levels. Parts of the beach are temporarily closed to the public as a precautionary measure, following a "malfunction" at the Cape May County...
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