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July 06, 2019 - 1:04 pm
BRIGANTINE, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Police in New Jersey say the Cove beach in Brigantine has been reopened following a reported bomb threat and evacuation. On Saturday morning, the City of Brigantine Beach took to Facebook after they say a permit checker located a note containing a bomb threat. The...
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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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University researchers are studying the relationship between heavy rainfall and elevated levels of bacteria from animal waste that gets flushed into storm sewers and out in the ocean.
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June 09, 2019 - 9:02 am
By Wayne Parry LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Most surfers know it's best to avoid surfing near pipes that dump storm water into the ocean soon after a storm, due to the increased chance of getting sick from bacteria that enter the surf. Many do it anyway because the periods just after storms often bring...
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If you decided to spend the holiday weekend down the shore, you might a good choice.
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Andrew Kramer
May 27, 2019 - 4:35 pm
SEA ISLE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — If you spent your holiday weekend down the shore, you got to enjoy some miraculous weather. Too often on Memorial Day weekend down the shore, “It’s usually cold, rainy, everyone is in sweatshirts, bundled up," said Dan Allerton, who was at the shore for the weekend...
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Paying tolls.
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David Madden
May 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
MARGATE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A privately owned and run toll bridge down the shore will soon become a little more expensive to cross. They used to call it the Margate Bridge and Causeway. Now it’s dubbed the Downbeach Express. Whatever you call it, you’ll pay a quarter more to cross it come...
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John McDevitt
May 25, 2019 - 5:40 pm
VENTNOR CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — The summer season looks to get underway down the shore and there’s a new law in effect this year — no smoking or vaping on New Jersey beaches. “I don’t see no signs that there is no smoking on Ventnor Beach or any beach,” said Ron the ice cream man. Those on the...
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Ocean City boardwalk
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Andrew Kramer
May 24, 2019 - 11:59 am
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Memorial day weekend began Friday with a breathtaking sunrise that turned the sky orange. After that, the floodgates opened and the crowds started filling the boardwalk through the morning as summer unofficially begins. It’s hard to beat a sunrise down the shore...
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New Jersey’s new law banning smoking on public beaches and in parks statewide is now in effect. But the legislation lacks one important provision: who enforces it?
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Mark Abrams
May 14, 2019 - 3:50 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — With the start of the New Jersey beach season less than two weeks away, state environmental officials say there are plenty of resources for beachgoers to consult before they make the trek. "New Jersey's water quality is exceptional. We rarely have closures at our ocean...
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The former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
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May 10, 2019 - 7:51 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's beaches, casinos, forests and cities attracted tourists who spent nearly $45 billion in 2018. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said tourism spending in New Jersey has increased for nine years in a row. Speaking at a tourism conference Thursday in Trenton, Murphy...
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