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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Mike Dougherty
May 22, 2020 - 9:54 am
The Jersey Shore is open for Memorial Day weekend, and officials in Pennsylvania say a road trip to the coast isn't their recommended treatment for cabin fever. Read more here.
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Jersey Shore beach
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Pat Loeb
May 18, 2020 - 3:27 pm
Philadelphia officials continue to report progress in the fight against COVID-19, but they are pleading with residents not to take that as a signal to ease social distancing rules. Specifically: “Don’t go to the beach.” Read the latest here.
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beach at Avalon, N.J.
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David Madden
May 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
As tourists return to the Jersey Shore, they’ll have to learn to live with the new rules of the road given the viral pandemic. One county will offer them a little help in complying. Read more here.
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Atlantic City beach
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David Madden
May 14, 2020 - 11:52 am
Beaches down the shore are already reopening — with social distancing rules in place — well in advance of Memorial Day weekend, as Gov. Phil Murphy promised. Read more here.
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Barbara Beltz, owner of Serendipity in Avalon
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Tim Jimenez
May 09, 2020 - 4:00 am
With an uncertain Memorial Day weekend and summer season ahead, small business owners down the shore are trying to prepare for the unknown. Read more here.
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A Wildwood sign.
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Tim Jimenez
May 06, 2020 - 9:53 am
The boardwalk and beaches are reopening in the Wildwoods later this week. In the meantime, Cape May County officials sent New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy a plan to open up shops and restaurants. 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 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
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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Morey's pier in Wildwood, New Jersey, circa 2010
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David Madden
January 26, 2020 - 10:21 am
For the next six months, one of the routes to get to the Wildwoods will be partially closed, but there are still a lot of ways to get there. Read more here.
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