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Topic - Bill Akers
For all their nostalgia, boardwalks are still a major economic engine for shoreline communities in New Jersey and New York. So weeks after Superstorm Sandy, towns are racing to rebuild their boardwalks by May, for reasons both sentimental and financial.
They're the places where generations of families savored fast-melting ice cream cones and chowed down on garlicky slices of pizza, where teens scoped out potential dates, where a tipsy Snooki tottered unsteadily, and under which the Drifters sang about falling in love.
Police will also try to deter as many cars as possible from using Route 35 north to leave the area, Akers said.
"You're going to have normal congestion from a lot of cars being in the area," he said. "But I'm confident we'll have a nice day and people will be able to see the parade, have a good time and leave without major problems."