Jersey shore

Jersey Shore beach
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Tim Jimenez
May 04, 2020 - 8:14 am
On the first weekend that some beaches and state parks were allowed to reopen in New Jersey, overcrowding led to closures. Read more here.
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Wildwood Boardwalk.
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David Madden
April 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
In the middle of this pandemic, can business down the shore pick up? The mayor of one town is not ruling it out. Read more here.
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Exit Zero checks on shore houses
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Andrew Kramer
April 15, 2020 - 10:16 am
After severe storms pummeled parts of the Jersey Shore, Exit Zero Filling Station restaurant in Cape May is offering to check on people’s shore houses so they can still follow stay-at-home coronavirus orders. Read more here.
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Beach Street in Cape May, New Jersey
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David Madden
April 11, 2020 - 8:55 am
Looking for a weekend down the shore? Not in the middle of this pandemic. Cape May County has taken advantage of power granted under Governor Phil Murphy’s ongoing emergency to ban short term rentals. Read more here.
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Wildwood boardwalk
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Andrew Kramer
April 08, 2020 - 8:54 am
Like many Jersey Shore towns, the Wildwoods are now closing beaches and boardwalks to keep people away during the coronavirus pandemic. There are, however, some exceptions. Read more here.
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Ocean City beach closed due to coronavirus
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Andrew Kramer
April 01, 2020 - 5:11 pm
More and more Jersey Shore towns are closing off beaches and boardwalks to keep outside visitors away during the coronavirus pandemic. But how are year-round residents adjusting? Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing call with Vice President Mike Pence at the ROIC in Trenton on March 23, 2020.
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KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 12:48 pm
New Jersey is preparing for a huge drop in tax revenue from the hit to the economy from coronavirus, and Gov. Phil Murphy is putting nearly $1 billion in reserve to get ready. Read more here.
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Beach house in New Jersey
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David Madden
March 18, 2020 - 1:23 pm
New Jersey officials say people who own second houses down the shore are seeking shelter there amid the coronavirus crisis, but they’re urging homeowners to refrain from doing so for at least the next two weeks. Read more here.
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Lucy the Elephant Airbnb
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Rachel Kurland
February 27, 2020 - 2:08 pm
Margate’s Lucy the Elephant is Airbnb’s newest host. The Save Lucy Committee is giving people the chance to stay inside the 65-foot-tall national landmark. Read more here.
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David Madden
February 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
New Jersey state officials have been pushing for the concept of shared services as one way for municipalities to control tax rates. Grants are even being offered for towns to look into the idea, and three want to, at least, share a grant. Read more here.
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