Jersey shore

John and Lisa Gabries are retiring after 44 years at the Root Beer Barrel surf shop.
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 29, 2018 - 7:47 pm
BRIGANTINE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A Jersey shore institution is about to surf off into the sunset after Labor Day. Since 1974, the Root Beer Barrel surf shop at 10th Street and Brigantine Avenue was the place to go for surfboards, wet suits, wax and sunglasses. Customers would invariably wind up...
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Andy Madden
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David Madden
August 22, 2018 - 12:36 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of thousands of people converged on Atlantic City for the 16th annual Air Show on Wednesday. This one is a little different than in years past. For the first time, this show took on an international flair with a performance from the Canadian Air Force...
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storm clouds
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
August 16, 2018 - 3:15 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Vacation resort cancellation policies have been changing. But there are ways of protecting your getaway cash from the ravages of nature. With the growing intensity of foul weather from floods to deadly hurricanes, many resorts have been refining their...
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Seagull on post at New Jersey Shore
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Eric Walter
August 15, 2018 - 12:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are 17 Jersey Shore beaches under health advisories, and at risk of closing, because of high bacteria levels in the water. Officials with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection said Tuesday that water samples from beaches in Cape May, Ocean,...
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Hurricane Sandy approaches the New Jersey Shore
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David Madden
August 02, 2018 - 12:18 pm
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — We're midway through the summer tourist season down the Shore. So how's business? Not as hot as some would like it. It's not so much the weather as it is the forecast over the last couple weeks that has seen business on the Ocean City boardwalk drop a little more...
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Jersey shore
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Molly Daly
July 12, 2018 - 7:21 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — As folks head to the Jersey Shore, officials are warning about potentially dangerous conditions in the surf. Although what used to be Hurricane Chris is well to the northeast off Nova Scotia, Avalon Beach Patrol Lt. Erich Wolf said they are preparing for the likelihood...
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Jersey Shore
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July 06, 2018 - 8:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Rumors have been swirling lately that the second season of MTV's hit show "Jersey Shore: Family Vacation" would be filming in the Wildwoods this summer. Officials there have put the kibosh on that, but that doesn't necessarily mean the cast won't be making at least...
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New Jersey Beach
David Madden
June 16, 2018 - 10:00 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- It's that time of year again. Time to plan that trip down the shore. New Jersey environmental officials are reminding people of a tool they can use in finding out how clean Garden State waters really are. The Department of Environmental Protection checks water quality...
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Boat Guest
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
June 14, 2018 - 11:56 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Between the Jersey Shore and the Chesapeake Bay, area boat owners by the thousands are inviting friends and acquaintances on weekend cruises. Here are some tips for becoming the perfect boat guest. Being a guest at a summer home and a boat are like night...
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Sports fans wait in line to place bets at Borgata in Atlantic City.
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David Madden
June 14, 2018 - 11:01 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Sports fans can now place bets, legally, in New Jersey. Sports betting premiered in the Garden State on Thursday after lengthy legal battles with pro leagues and the NCAA. Gov. Phil Murphy placed the first bet at Monmouth Park: $20 on Germany to win the World...
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