Legendary Shore restaurant up for sale

The Circus Drive-in, Wall, the state’s most iconic drive-in restaurant and a Shore landmark for 60-plus years, is up for sale. “The phone has been ringing off the hook today,” said Gerard Norkus of Wien Real Estate. “I’ve never seen anything like this.” A ‘for sale’ sign appeared on the 1.64-acre property about a week ago,… Read the rest of this entry »

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Whales ring in the new year at the Jersey Shore and in the East River

BELMAR — One of the world’s largest mammals rang in the new year in the chilly waters of New York and New Jersey. A large whale, believed to be a humpback, was spotted surfacing and spraying water out of its blowhole in the East River near Gracie Mansion on New Year’s Eve, according to the New… Read the rest of this entry »

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Snowy Owls Making Another Winter Appearance On NJ Beaches

2249For the fourth winter in a row, snowy owls from the Canadian tundra have migrated to the beaches of New Jersey. Experts say the birds are not regular migrants but make the trip when populations of lemmings and other small rodents drop in the Arctic along with the numbers of fish and birds that the owls… Read the rest of this entry »

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WATCH: Humpback whale spotted off Jersey Shore

assetcontentSEASIDE PARK — A videographer using a drone captured an awe-inspiring sight this week — a humpback whale gracefully plying the waters off the Jersey Shore. The video, uploaded to social media Wednesday, was shot by Eric Wojciechowski, who has posted panoramic Shore videos in the past. In 2014, he captured a rare water spout forming.… Read the rest of this entry »

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Proof of comet impact found at Jersey Shore, researchers say

assetcontentA team of American researchers believes they found evidence of a comet that slammed into the Earth about 10 million years after the dinosaurs went extinct — at the Jersey Shore. The impact would have created a period with the closest climate to our current man-made global warming, scientists say. In a paper published in “Science… Read the rest of this entry »

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Why Hermine could be such a “freak show” of a storm for N.J.

21041667-mmmainThe Jersey Shore is once again in trouble, and if it seems officials are having difficulty communicating why, it’s with good reason. We’ve never seen anything quite like Hermine. There’s Sandy, of course, but that storm barreled into the coast with reckless abandon. There’s Irene or Floyd, but those zipped through New Jersey leaving a greater… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 3rd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Dangerous water conditions at Shore as week begins on hot note

assetContent (10)The last unofficial week of summer is shaping up as mainly dry and begins on a hot note in New Jersey on Monday. Expect sunny skies and temperatures to climb into the low 90s in interior sections of the state, the National Weather Service says. Recalling Irene 5 years later At the shore, temps will be… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 29th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Dangerous water conditions at Shore as week begins on hot note

Are those sharks or rays swimming along the Jersey Shore? Experts disagree

assetContent (1)MONMOUTH BEACH — Are those sharks or rays swimming along the shore in Monmouth Beach and Belmar? The answer to that question can’t seem to be agreed upon among those in the ocean research community . Police received a call Tuesday when residents spotted dorsal fins less than 10 feet from shore in Monmouth Beach. An… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 22nd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Are those sharks or rays swimming along the Jersey Shore? Experts disagree

Possible dangerous ‘clinging jellyfish’ found along Jersey Shore, report says

assetContentA fisherman made a surprising discovery off the Jersey Shore recently. Josh Hart said he captured a dime-sized jellyfish never seen before in the waters off New Jersey while angling in the Barnegat Bay just south of Point Pleasant Inlet on Friday. Believed to be a “clinging” jellyfish, it packs a dangerous sting, according to NBCPhiladelphia.com.… Read the rest of this entry »

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Shore towns scramble to fortify dunes decimated by blizzard

Guadagno in WildwoodJersey Shore towns recovering from a crippling blizzard and nor’easter are rushing to dump sand back on the beach to shore up their coastline as state officials vowed to speed up a stalled beach replenishment project. That was the scene Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and state Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin met on Monday on the… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 26th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: DEP, Jersey Shore, Kim Guadagno, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Shore towns scramble to fortify dunes decimated by blizzard