Shore Report

July 23, 2021

BEACH HAVEN, NJ — Survivors, divers, and historians will gather at the New Jersey Maritime Museum on Sunday, July 25 at 1:00 p.m. to commemorate the 65th Anniversary of the S.S. Andrea Doria’s tragic sinking. As part of the program, the Museum will unveil and blow the Andrea Doria’s foghorn, ...

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BELMAR, NJ — There were quite a few interesting characters on Belmar’s 18th Avenue beach on Wednesday. Bruce, the fish-friendly shark, was watching the waves come in with Nemo tucked under his fin. Another great white was eating a pork, egg and cheese sandwich for an early lunch. A ...

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LBI Region, NJ - With summer rapidly approaching, no better time to poll up and shout out your favorite beach. The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium's 2021 Favorite Beaches Poll is running until June 30 at 5pm; so choose your favorite beach throughout the Jersey Shore's four coastal counties of ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar beachgoers can now purchase their daily badges online — before their arrival to the popular summertime destination. The borough has partnered with WRSTBND, the New Orleans-based technology company, to develop a customized platform to offer digital sales for the first ...

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First two aid packages to send over $20 million to many of the state’s most vulnerable fishing-related businesses. Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 ...

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BELMAR, NJ — A young harp seal came up on the Belmar beach near 19th Avenue last Thursday for a bit of rest and relaxation before returning to the waters by Friday morning. After spotting the 1-year-old male seal on the sunny beach on February 25, onlookers were quick to call the Marine Mammal ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Disabled individuals will be able to purchase Belmar beach badges at a discounted cost for the upcoming season. The borough council at its February 16 meeting reinstated the specially designated seasonal badges, which will be priced at $30 each with proper identification — $40 below ...

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BELMAR, NJ — It may be the middle of winter, but a special display of love is blossoming on Belmar’s Third Avenue beach — a heart of seashells filled with memorial rocks bearing the names of loved ones lost to the coronavirus. It all started after sunset on Monday, January 25 when Rima Samman ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The snowy owl made an appearance yesterday afternoon along the Belmar oceanfront. Local photographer Nancy Orlowski was on the 16th Avenue beach at about 1:30 p.m. on December 8 when she captured the regal bird’s visit in both a photo (see above) and the video below as it was taking ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Township leaders agreed last week to amend a settlement between Barnegat and Walters Development Company that moves $778,500 from escrow into municipal funds. Barnegat sued the developer in 2016 over storm management fees and initially came to a settlement agreement in late ...

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Editor’s Note: October 29, 2012. It is a day that the Belmar community will never forget. Superstorm Sandy ravaged the Jersey Shore town, leaving a path of destruction that left an indelible mark on its residents, including John Walsh. While he is known for producing short comedy videos — many ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - A global pandemic couldn't stop people from enjoying the lovely beaches of Long Beach Island this summer. Labor Day has passed but don't expect to summer to sizzle out too soon.   There will be more people at LBI in September this year, primarily because there are many ...

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BELMAR, NJ — With coronavirus restrictions still in place along the Jersey Shore, Belmar officials are preparing for a different start to “local summer” than in past years. After the Labor Day weekend, beach badges will not be required for access to the 1.3-mile oceanfront, but beach capacity ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ-  What does a Southern Ocean County Town have in common with places such as Akumal, Mexico, Placencia, Belize, and Volterra Italy? They were included in a recent list of 20 Beach Towns to retire for $40,000 per year. Tuckerton was featured at number 7, due to availability of housing , ...

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