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Shore town looks to tax Airbnb, VRBO

file photo by ArtChick

Updated: APRIL 10, 2017 — 2:05 PM EDT

by Mari A. Schaefer , Staff Writer [email protected] | [email protected]

Asbury Park has become the latest New Jersey town to try to regulate short-term rentals such as Airbnb or VRBO.

On Saturday, officials in the beachfront city held an open meeting with about 50 residents to discuss […]

By |April 11th, 2017|Jersey Shore|0 Comments

Bridge between 2 Jersey Shore towns deemed unsafe, closed indefinitely

The Townsend Inlet Bridge between Sea Isle and Avalon has been closed indefinitely after underwater inspections deemed it unsafe. The bridge is shown on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016. ( )

By Rajeev Dhir | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

on April 04, 2017 at 9:49 AM, updated April 04, 2017 at 11:43 AM

AVALON — The Cape May […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Jersey Shore|0 Comments

Summer Jobs Season Approaching at Shore

photo by ArtChick

The approach of Memorial Day means it’s summer jobs season at the New Jersey shore.

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — With Memorial Day soon approaching, it’s summer jobs season at the New Jersey shore.

Business owners tell The Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/2oNZd6i) fewer international students have been applying for the seasonal positions in recent years, opening […]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Jersey Shore|1 Comment

Unseasonably Warm Weather Brings Out the Crowds for the Seaside Heights Polar Bear Plunge

all photos by Josh Barnett
February 26,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Seaside Heights NJ, over 6,884 plunged into the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday for the 24th for the annual Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights.

Many groups raised money from Newark Firefighters, the fraternal orders like the Polar Bear Plunge and Hiram on Ice team.

The […]

By |February 26th, 2017|Jersey Shore|2 Comments

AUTHORITES INVESTIGATE EXPLOSION NEAR BOARDWALK IN SEASIDE PARK AT START OF CHARITY 5K RACE

September 17,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Seaside Park NJ ,  Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that authorities are investigating an explosion in a trash can near the boardwalk in Seaside Park, N.J., that occurred this morning as a charity 5K race was about to begin.

No one was injured in the blast, which is being […]

By |September 17th, 2016|Jersey Shore|0 Comments

The Jersey Shore is losing year-round residents by the thousands

 

As the Jersey Shore swells in population from tourists this summer, something is still missing — the full-time residents it has lost in the past 10 years. Erin Petenko, NJ.com Read more

By |June 21st, 2016|Jersey Shore|0 Comments

MORE DANGEROUS CLINGING JELLYFISH FOUND ALONG THE JERSEY SHORE

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 04:07PM
MONMOUTH BEACH, New Jersey (WABC) —
Monmouth Beach is alerting residents that potentially dangerous clinging jellyfish have been found in the Shrewsbury River.

Three dime-sized clinging jellyfish were found in the river on Wednesday, officials said.

In addition, a Middletown man swimming in the Shrewsbury River was hospitalized after being stung by one.

This news […]

By |June 17th, 2016|Jersey Shore|0 Comments

Committee to look at rules for public access to NJ beaches

JANUARY 25, 2016, 1:10 PM    LAST UPDATED: MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016, 1:12 PM
ASSOCIATED PRESS

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Environmentalists and business leaders will try to agree on what New Jersey’s beach access regulations should look like.

State Sen. Bob Smith, a Middlesex County Democrat, appointed a committee Monday to study the state’s coastal access rules and […]

By |January 25th, 2016|Jersey Shore|2 Comments

Many shore safeguards fared well during blizzard, experts encouraged

photo by ArtChick

January 24, 2016, 6:53 PM    LAST UPDATED: MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016, 7:15 AM
BY MATTHEW MCGRATH AND KIM LUEDDEKE
STAFF WRITERS  |
THE RECORD

The blizzard of 2016 was the most powerful storm to sock New Jersey since Superstorm Sandy destroyed swaths of the shoreline and knocked out power to tens of thousands for weeks on […]

By |January 25th, 2016|Jersey Shore|2 Comments

Joey Harrison’s Surf Club is No More

We are very sad to see the loss of a Jersey Shore icon , Surf Cub .
I saw this picture on Jersey Joel’s post last night & it struck me for a reason. I spent every summer working & playing there from the time I was 9 years old. I vividly remember walking on that […]

By |June 1st, 2015|Jersey Shore|3 Comments