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Congressman Tom MacArthur
Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-3) speaks to homeowners in Bayville on May 26, 2015 (Megan Madison, Townsquare Media)

MacArthur Unveils Still More Sandy Legislation

Shore Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-3) is continuing his efforts to help the victims of Superstorm Sandy.

MacArthur met with homeowners in Bayville on Tuesday to discuss the Disaster Survivors Benefit Clarification Act - which he says is necessary because Sandy victims who got loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA) may now be ineligible for grants through the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation, and Mitigation (RREM) program...

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Toms River officials talk, homeowners shout over dune restoration snags

While busloads of Toms River homeowners bused to the Statehouse in Trenton to vent their frustration over the stalled post-Sandy beach restoration project, township elected officials disclosed the results of new discussions with the Army Corps of Engineers and state environmental regulators.

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FEMA Flood Hazard Map Open House in Toms River, by Tom Mongelli TSM
FEMA Flood Hazard Map Open House in Toms River, by Tom Mongelli TSM

FEMA Flood Map Open Houses Bring Clarity to Ocean County

Some happiness, some disappointment but most of all clarity, is what the nearly 150 people who attended the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Open House felt after reviewing their preliminary Flood Hazard Maps at the Ocean County Administration Building's Cafeteria last night...

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Photo by Justin Louis
Photo by Justin Louis

300 Acres Burned, Fires Continue In Beachwood and Berkeley

As lunchtime rolled around in Ocean County, smoke began billowing up through the woods in the Beachwood/Berkeley area on Pinewald Road. Smoke continued to billow in the vicinity well into the evening. We have full coverage below:

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Recovery Continues After Sandy
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Ocean County’s Sandy Recovery Survey [AUDIO]

Ocean County health officials have launched an online survey in an effort to get a grasp on the needs that remain after Superstorm Sandy.

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Seaside Heights Marks 100 Years with Party of the Century

It's withstood two major boardwalk calamities, a superstorm, and even Snooki. Now, after two disaster-interrupted false starts, Seaside Heights marks 100 years of existence with a party in the center of town and optimism for its second century.

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Harvey Cedars Dune Litigation Settled for One Dollar

In a decision that's reverberating all along the superstorm-strewn shoreline, the Harvey Cedars couple originally given $375,000 for compensation related to a protective dune on their beachfront property has settled with the state for one dollar.

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Fire Envelops Seaside Boardwalks [VIDEO]

Firefighters continue to fight a 10-alarm blaze that started at the Kohr's Custard stand in Seaside Park on Wednesday afternoon and engulfed the boardwalk in Seaside Park at Funtown Pier moved quickly north into Seaside Heights.

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Boat Passing Through South Jersey Inlet
Press of Atlantic City

Sandy Damaged Waterways Causing Problems for South Jersey Boaters

While the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy is still visible up and down the New Jersey coastline, we're now learning more about the damage caused in places we can't see.

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Construction equipment begins work on the new Seaside Heights boardwalk
Construction equipment begins work on the new Seaside Heights boardwalk (Jason Allentoff, Townsquare Media NJ)

A Landmark Day In Seaside Heights [VIDEO]

It's a landmark day in Seaside Heights and one that will go down in the history books.

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