Seaside Heights wants to use ‘Jersey Shore’ money for seawall

    The town that hosted MTV’s “Jersey Shore” wants to leave a lasting legacy with money raised by the show’s cast.

    Officials in Seaside Heights want to use $1 million from a November benefit by the reality show members to build a seawall to protect the boardwalk.

     

    Snooki, Pauly D and the rest of the “Jersey Shore” cast spent a lot of time partying on the boardwalk in the four summers the show was filmed in Seaside Heights.

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    Borough administrator John Camera tells The Asbury Park Press that the wall could cost between $1 million and $2 million. He says Seaside Heights can’t use FEMA money for the wall because it is a new project. Using the money from the “Jersey Shore” benefit would reduce the burden taxpayers.

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