While awaiting documents related to the appeal of their proposed land swap with operators of Casino Pier, Seaside Heights officials reiterate their case that the plan is by the book, and in the best interests of the borough and of tourism.
The beach badge business can be hit or miss in New Jersey, and Mother Nature has delivered mostly a hit through early August. So towns along the Jersey Shore are reporting very healthy numbers as they take on the last full month of summer.
The state Department of Transportation is reminding motorists headed to the shore that the 65-year-old Mathis Bridge from Toms River into Seaside Heights is undergoing improvements after a malfunction Saturday kept the bridge stuck in the open position.
Sunshine returns, and beaches again fill with swimmers and sun worshipers. Before taking a dip, be aware of high bacteria counts that have some beaches monitored by the Ocean County Health Department either closed or under swim advisories.
On a day that turned into an absolutely perfect beach day here at the Community Medical Center Seaside Park Boardwalk Studio, the wind cooperated as well, so the WOBM drone took to the skies to check out the view from "Above Seaside". Take a look: