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Ocean City voted New Jersey's favorite beach — again

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Prevention

More Pennsylvania state parks offering free sunscreen to help prevent skin cancer this summer

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Wildlife

Giant whale skull washes up on Jersey Shore beach

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Government

Wildwood Crest bans smoking on the beach, imposes restrictions on marijuana use

Wildwood Crest beach smoking

Investigations

Ocean City will seek independent contractor amid probe of sexual misconduct in beach patrol

Sweetheart Coast Ocean City

Travel

Asbury Park only Jersey Shore point named in ranking of popular U.S. beach towns

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Religion

St. Mary by-the-Sea retreat home permanently closes in Cape May Point

St Mary Cape May

Weather

Hurricane Paulette brings strong rip tides to Jersey Shore

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Beaches

Bayfront beaches in Surf City, Seaside Park close due to high bacteria levels

Ocean County swim advisory

Travel

TravelMag names two Jersey Shore towns among 30 most charming beaches in U.S.

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Drownings

Man's body found in surf off Cape May beach

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Jersey Shore

Dozens of Jersey Shore lifeguards test positive for COVID-19 after attending social gatherings

Jersey Shore lifeguards COVID-19

Beaches

Bee swarm invades Cape May beach, setting Jersey Shore abuzz

Cape May bees beach

Rescues

Philadelphia man saves woman from drowning at Jersey Shore

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Mental Health

A walk on the beach or by a lake may boost your mental health, new study finds

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Prevention

Free sunscreen available at some pools, beaches in Pennsylvania state parks

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Accidents

Philly man, brother identified as drowning victims in Delaware's Murderkill River

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Weather

Fourth of July weekend weather: Fun in the sun, but rain could hinder some plans

Fourth of July weather Philadelphia

Wildlife

Video shows man catching shark with bare hands at Delaware beach

Cape Henlopen Shark Two

Beaches

Point Pleasant Beach mayor slams partygoers who treated town 'like an absolute toilet'

Point Pleasant Party

Illness

New Bucks County COVID-19 cases highlight risk of Jersey Shore gatherings

Jersey Shore coronavirus

Wildlife

Delaware officials investigating possible shark attack at Herring Point

Cape Henlopen State Park

Wellness

Is it safe to go to the shore this summer?

COVID-19 Beach Safety

Beaches

Gov. Wolf discourages Pennsylvania residents from visiting beaches on Memorial Day weekend

Jersey Shore beaches

Beaches

Jersey Shore beaches to reopen by Memorial Day under new rules

Jersey Shore beach towns

Government

Ocean City closes boardwalk and beaches due to coronavirus

Ocean City close boardwalk

Government

Seaside Heights mayor shuts down all beaches as N.J. clamps down to combat coronavirus

Seaside Heights Coronavirus

Drownings

Man, 68, dies while swimming in rough surf at Cape May beach

Cape May beach swimmer dies

Environment

Project to dredge Townsends Inlet, replenish Avalon, Stone Harbor beaches to begin this fall

Avalon Beaches Townsends Inlet

Recreation

Going to the shore? Why not go north?

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Recreation

The 6 Gayest Beaches at the Jersey Shore

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Beaches

Reading man dies after saving son from drowning at Atlantic City beach

Atlantic City man dies drowning son

Health News

This New Jersey beach has been closed for three days after unsafe bacterial levels

windward beach bacteria

Health News

More than one-third of Jersey Shore beaches were contaminated with fecal bacteria in 2018, report says

New Jersey beaches fecal bacteria

Wildlife

Ocean City mayor pleads with visitors not to feed seagulls

Ocean City Seagulls Boardwalk

Construction

Townsends Inlet Bridge between Sea Isle City, Avalon tentatively set to reopen July 30

Townsends Inlet Bridge opening july 30

Beaches

Latest water tests at Wildwood beaches find fecal bacterial levels back within safe range for swimmers

Carroll - Wildwood Beach Lifeguards

Police

Burlington County man, girlfriend charged in Connecticut beach skirmish after woman 'exposed her buttocks'

Burlington county connecticut beach argument

Beaches

Wildwood Crest beach reopens after wastewater treatment malfunction

Wildwood Crest Beach

Energy

Atlantic City coast will get 1,100-megawatt wind turbine project, to be completed by 2024

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Infrastructure

Bridge between Avalon and Sea Isle City could reopen by end of July

Townsend's Inlet Bridge

Activities

In time for the weekend: 15 best beach games for the summer of 2019

Beach Games

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