The Jersey Shore got covered in heavy snow just barely a week after Hurricane Sandy, with some places like Toms River seeing a foot of the white stuff. Naturally, the kids want to run out and play...but it's not exactly safe this time around.
Down from 2.7 million, more than 300,000 electric customers remained without power late Wednesday from Hurricane Sandy last week, but the second part of the one-two punch on New Jersey, this week's nor'easter, put a snag in the state's recovery efforts.
There are so many words to describe each of us on the Jersey Shore. Shocked, exhausted, concerned, cold, heartbroken, resilient, focused and neighborly are some that come to mind, but one that doesn't is ready, especially when it comes to another storm.
I would like to ask Mother Nature a question. Was it something we said? This is New Jersey, after all, and I know we sometimes say things we probably shouldn't, but Sandy, then a below freezing night with so many without power, and now a Nor'easter? Really?
A little less than 1 million homes and businesses were still without power as of last night, compared with 2.7 million who lost their electricity at the height of Hurricane Sandy, but trouble could be headed our way. New Jersey is staring down the barrel of a nor'easter that could slam the stat…