Jersey shore

Benjamin Franklin Bridge leading into Camden, N.J.
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Andrew Kramer
May 23, 2019 - 7:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The same storm system that brought a "violent tornado" to Missouri is expected to reach the Delaware Valley on Thursday afternoon. As many people leave work for the day, others will be hitting the roads to get a jump start on their Memorial Day weekend travel. And...
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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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Paramedic vehicle
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David Madden
April 18, 2019 - 1:37 pm
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A civil case of wrongful termination will play out down the Shore starting next month, as a jury is empaneled to consider the matter of a hospital paramedic fired three years ago after agreeing to a woman’s decision to decline an emergency procedure. Michael...
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David Madden
April 10, 2019 - 2:45 pm
WILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Wildwood Crest, one of the communities down the shore that does not allow alcohol sales, may soon lift its ban after almost 80 years of prohibition. Mayor Don Cabrera is raising the possibility of a voter referendum that may allow for a restaurant to serve...
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Townsend’s Inlet Bridge between Avalon and Sea Isle City, New Jersey at sunset with the drawbridge up for boats to pass below.
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Tim Jimenez
April 05, 2019 - 7:17 am
UPDATED 1 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Construction on a bridge that connects the Jersey Shore towns of Sea Isle City and Avalon won't be finished by Memorial Day, as the summer season opens up. The Townsends Inlet Bridge has been under construction since September. But a problem popped up...
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Tim Jimenez
March 12, 2019 - 6:53 am
UPDATED 9:04 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the victims of the Ethiopia Airlines crash grew up at the Jersey Shore. READ: Ethiopian crash victims were aid workers, doctors, academics Matt Vecere was living in California, but home for him is Sea Isle City. He was one of the eight...
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Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino walks with his fiancee Lauren Pesce while leaving the federal courthouse after a hearing in Newark, N.J., on Jan. 19, 2018.
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January 15, 2019 - 10:21 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — "Jersey Shore" cast member Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is trading life on the beach for time behind prison bars. The 36-year-old is scheduled to report to Otisville Federal Correctional Institution in upstate New York on Tuesday to begin serving an eight-month sentence for...
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NJ Transit
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David Madden
December 14, 2018 - 8:36 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The Atlantic City rail line has been shut down for more than three months, as New Jersey Transit installs the hardware for Positive Train Control as mandated by the federal government. It should be back in January. But how has the shutdown affected things at the...
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Snooki expecting
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November 23, 2018 - 10:15 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is extra thankful this year. The "Jersey Shore" star used Thanksgiving to share the news that she and husband Jionni LaValle are expecting their third child. The couple married in 2014 and are already the parents of a 6-year-old son,...
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