Great White Shark Mary Lee is 'Loopy' off Jersey Coast

June 19, 2017

BEACH HAVEN, NJ — After five days of "ping" silence, great white shark Mary Lee has traveled about  20 miles northbound and is now off the Jersey coast between Beach Haven and Long Beach Township, again.

The 16-foot, 3,500-pound shark was last tracked at 6:54 a.m. on June 17 about 15 miles off the shoreline of Long Beach Island — the same area that she visited ...

"Surf the Sidewalk"in Surf City Opens Up Saturday

SURF CITY - The newly formed Surf City Business Cooperative will kick off a special event that will be held throughout the summer called “Surf The Sidewalk."  The initial event will be this Saturday June 17.

The cooperative will hold the event every Friday through December. The group seeks to promote and stimulate tourism and commerce in Surf City.  The group has great ...

Start of Summer in Belmar Brings Violations Crackdown on Rentals, Frustration by Residents over Disorderly Neighbors

BELMAR, NJ — If you are a summer renter in Belmar and hear someone knocking at your front door early on any given weekend morning, chances are that person is Code Enforcement Inspector Frank Cinelli.

Beginning at 6:30 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday during the summer, Cinelli and Code Enforcement Director Robert Poff conduct rounds throughout the borough for property maintenance ...

Waves on Main: A Dining Destination, Nestled in the Heart of Belmar

BELMAR, NJ — With sunny skies returning this weekend, Waves on Main is the perfect spot to enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner, right in the heart of downtown Belmar.

The restaurant occupies a landmark location at the corner of Main Street and 10th Avenue — nestled among the shopping district’s many shops, in walking distance of the train station, and just blocks from the Belmar ...

"MTV Beach House" Coming to Loveladies This Summer But Opening Bash Scheduled for Thursday at Bayview Park

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — “MTV Beach House” is returning to the New Jersey shore and they are settling in on Long Beach Island!  

Taping will take place all summer at an undisclosed house in the Loveladies section of Long Beach Township.

On Thursday there is an MTV Beach House Festival featuring MisterWives and Kyle and others at Bayview Park in ...

Great White Shark Mary Lee Gets Close to Atlantic City Again, Admits She's a 'Jersey Girl'

VENTNOR CITY, NJ — Great white Mary Lee's path of pings has been revised to show that she is swimming southeast of Atlantic City. 

The 16-foot, 3,500-pound shark apparently didn't venture in the extremely shallow waters of the Great Egg Inlet off the southernmost tip of Long Beach Island. Rather, her last ping was registered at 7:59 p.m. on June 6 farther south — about ...

Great White Mary Lee Now Swimming Near Seaside Park

BRICK, NJ — Great white shark Mary Lee seems to be taking an off-shore sightseeing tour of the Jersey coast, now swimming near Seaside Park.

The 16-foot, 3,500-pound shark's latest ping was registered at 9:41 a.m. today, June 4, in the Atlantic Ocean — south of her previous ping three hours earlier in the Barnegat Bay near Long Point Island, according to Ocearch’s Global ...

Upcoming Work on Route 72 in Stafford This Summer

STAFFORD - At a recent town council meeting Stafford Township Administrator James Moran provided updates about some work that will be taking place on Route 72 this summer.

This summer the dangerous Barnacle Road and Route 72 area is on it's way to improvement.  The “right in, right out” turning pattern will be constructed this summer.  There have been many ...

Great White Mary Lee Puts on Brakes, Now Heading Toward Belmar

BELMAR, NJ — Great white shark and Twitter celebrity Mary Lee has decided to stick around for a while. After more than a day of tracking silence, she pinged in heading toward Belmar at 3:28 p.m. today, June 3, according to Ocearch’s Global Shark Tracker.

The 16-foot, 3,500-pound shark was making a steady northbound trek to cooler waters until this latest pause, when it appears she ...

Great White Mary Lee Tracked Off Belmar, Full Speed Ahead Northward

BELMAR, NJ — Wave hello and good-bye to Mary Lee. The great white shark was pinged about 30 miles off the Jersey coast between Brick and Asbury Park at 6:30 a.m. today, June 2, and is still heading north to cooler waters, according to Ocearch’s Global Shark Tracker.

Unless she does a complete about-face, the next time she may be traveling past the Jersey Shore will be the fall, ...

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