The end of Garfield Terrace from the beach I grew up on.
Rothrock photoNo lawn left, just posts. It looks like the higher sea wall collapsed.
B SmithThis was the river view from The Lobster Shanty in September.
from the webIt was awaiting condos. The old buildings were there last October when I took these pictures.
The Life Saving Station was in bad shape. It had been set ablaze at one point.
The beach was still broad and lovely.
The waves benign.
After community outcry the two best buildings were saved.
from webLeft standing alone with a promise of rehab was the 1878 Lifesaving station.
Ann Roth Stahr photo Hometown Long Branch
There's lots more on the web about the storm. Check out the video of Sea Bright, and Connie Lawn's piece on the Huffington Post blog about growing up in Long Branch. But we're Jersey Strong. The Shore will be back.