New Jersey picks up the pieces after winter blastPosted: Updated:
A day after a winter storm pummeled New Jersey with snow, residents returned to life as usual and unusual.
Icy conditions led to some crashes on the state's roadways Friday, including a 48-car pileup that injured more than two dozen on Interstate 287. Drivers say highways were well taken care of by the weekend.
"The state did a good job on the roadways, and I feel safe," says George Jones, a Virginia resident traveling through the Garden State.
Elsewhere, a polar bear dive was held in Seaside Heights by daring swimmers looking to raise money for the Special Olympics. Nearly 3,000 people plunged into 38 degree water for a good cause.
Polar bear cub Robert Argento, 10, has advice for any curious residents looking to take part in the next dip. "Take cold showers," he says. "Put the cold water all the way on."
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