Jersey shore

Birder and Lighthouse
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
October 03, 2018 - 1:23 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's for the birds. That's a good thing. The very tip of the New Jersey shore is the autumn rest stop for flocks and flights of migrating birds. The result? Cape May has become a magnet for zealous "birders" toting thousands of dollars worth of cameras...
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Atlantic City
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David Madden
September 21, 2018 - 8:39 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- As the remnants of Hurricane Florence battered southern New Jersey last week, new flood gates in a part of Atlantic City were put to the test for the first time. And they worked. When storms would hit, flooding has been a problem in the city’s Ducktown area...
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Townsends Inlet Bridge between Avalon and Sea Isle City
Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
September 18, 2018 - 3:28 pm
SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A key bridge at the Jersey shore is officially closed for the winter as part of it is being rebuilt. The Townsends Inlet Bridge, linking Sea Isle City with Avalon, is now closed for eight months while the south end is reconstructed. Seven of the bridge's 27...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
David Madden
September 14, 2018 - 8:57 pm
MARGATE, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- There have been rumors flying around in Margate surrounding the future of Lucy, the iconic elephant that has been a tourist attraction for decades. Lucy’s handlers insist she’s not going anywhere. There have been quiet discussions in the town about possible high rise...
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Flooded street conditions in Ocean City, N.J.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
September 11, 2018 - 6:51 am
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Flooding down the shore has been a major issue these last few days. And with Florence approaching the Atlantic Coast, the matter could only get worse. Ocean City was hit hard by flooding to begin the week. "It was pretty bad," said Michael Bevilaqua, on vacation...
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Hurricane Sandy approaches the New Jersey Shore
Stephen Bonk | Dreamstime.com
Kim Glovas
September 10, 2018 - 12:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Weather models are showing that Category 4 Hurricane Florence will probably hit the Carolinas first, but South Jersey is preparing for her, even as residents clean up from last week's Tropical Storm Gordon. With the possibility of impact in the Philadelphia region,...
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Dreamstime
Andrew Kramer
September 03, 2018 - 3:03 pm
MARGATE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — With the beginning of Labor Day comes the end of beach season for many down the shore, though that's not the case for everyone. Shannon Barley marked her final beach trip Monday in Margate. She's disappointed the summer season is at its end. "It's sad, but the beach...
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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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