I am based at the Jersey shore and write about Atlantic City, beach culture, local politics, power grabs and, reluctantly, Miss America. I also sometimes go to Philly for stories. And once, Minneapolis.

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Did wood rot cause the Wildwood deck collapse that trapped visiting firefighters?

Wildwood officials were still trying to locate the inspection files for the property, which members of three different North Jersey Fire Departments had rented for years.

The Wildwood boardwalk is crumbling. So why did Gov. Phil Murphy block the money meant to fix it?

Sections of the Wildwood boardwalk literally crumbled around politicians as they held a press conference Tuesday under the boardwalk to protest a veto of funding by N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy.

Daughter of Philly Mayor Jim Kenney, daughter of North Wildwood councilwoman fined in Shore street fight

Nora Kenney and Tara Tolomeo agreed to each pay a $200 fine after pleading guilty to creating a disturbance in North Wildwood.

Unaccompanied immigrant children land in South Jersey towns as the Juntos shelter program expands

A South Jersey-based non-profit is ramping up its program providing short-term shelters for unaccompanied immigrant children referred by the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement and awaiting asylum

Down the Shore, a swimmer lost his shorts. Now, he’s lost his suit.

The man said he lost his shorts twice while swimming in front of the Wharf restaurant.

Ocean County mom gets 24 months in prison for role in vast Shore prescription drug ring after emotional hearing

“I’m ashamed and embarrassed,” Kristie Masucci told a U.S. district judge before being sentenced. “This has left me feeling completely broken.”

Mayor Jim Kenney’s daughter is handcuffed in North Wildwood after brawl with daughter of a local councilwoman. Sea Isle City will hear case.

The case has been transferred to Sea Isle City. Both women were charged with disorderly conduct after the fight was witnessed by North Wildwood police on patrol outside nightclubs.

'Tis the season: Everyone is posing for holiday beach portraits at the Shore

Jersey Shore beach portrait photographers plead: Don't all wear white shirts and khakis for your holiday card.

Constituents urge impeachment at U.S. Rep. Andy Kim’s town hall meeting

At a town hall in Burlington, Kim, a Democrat from New Jersey's Third Congressional District, said he worried the economy was headed for a collapse. The first question was about impeachment.

No criminal charges against driver in Ocean City crash that killed Lansdale man

Ocean City has made some changes at the intersection where Thomas Gibbons Jr. was fatally injured over the Memorial Day weekend.