BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — A trip to the New Jersey shore may not be the same for years.
Sandy has wrecked boardwalks up and down the New Jersey coast. Several were almost completely destroyed. Others were partly damaged.
At Seaside Heights, a pier is wrecked and a roller coaster is partially submerged in the ocean. Several northernmost blocks of the Atlantic City Boardwalk, which was the first in the nation, also were destroyed.
A bridge in Ocean County is closed due to parts of destroyed houses that had floated onto it.
Authorities say more than 20 fires were raging during the storm late Monday night in Ocean County, with firefighters unable to reach some right away because of flooding.
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Right on cue, Thursday’s early winter storm dumped snow and ice on the Wabash Valley but county highway crews were a step ahead of the weather’s arrival pre-treating the 897 miles of pavement in the county.
A fire has engulfed the First Prairie Creek Church in Vigo County.
A four car accident in eastern Vigo County leaves one person dead.
Workers at a new eatery in Terre Haute are preparing to open.
Otter Creek Township is on its way to getting a new fire station.
Knox County Commissioner Don Halter is ahead of the game when it comes to winter weather preparedness. But the man-power may have a hard time running full throttle. The Knox County highway budget took big cuts in 2013.