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Maffei ousted as admin, is still clerk

Maffei ousted as admin, is still clerk

POINT PLEASANT — At its meeting last Thursday, the Point Pleasant Council passed two resolutions terminating the employment of former borough administrator David Maffei, and removing him from the position.

Mr. Maffei will remain in his role as borough clerk.

According to Mayor Robert Sabosik, the borough and Mr. Maffei have decided to part ways in regard to the administrator position, and the town wishes him all the best.

“I personally ...

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Squan project could cost over $36 mil.Squan project could cost over $36 mil.

MANASQUAN — The multimillion-dollar plan to upgrade the school district’s fields and facilities, here, is now expected to receive less of a percentage of state aid than originally projected, according to new estimates presented during Tuesday’s board of education meeting.

Less state aid means more of a burden on the taxpayers of Manasquan, and following Tuesday’s meeting, it looks like the residents will be picking up more of the ...

New pavilion plans OK’d in a 2-1 voteNew pavilion plans OK’d in a 2-1 vote

AVON-BY-THE-SEA — During the borough commissioners’ meeting Monday, officials voted to move forward with plans to construct a new pavilion building.

In a 2-1 vote, the Avon-by-the-Sea Board of Commissioners approved plans submitted by the Belmar architecture firm M.B. Hearn for the design of the new pavilion building.

When the pavilion building incurred irreparable damage from Hurricane Sandy, the borough knew it had taken a serious blow. The pavilion, printed ...

Another $100K for boro hallAnother $100K for boro hall

LAVALLETTE — The governing body, here, unanimously approved a $100,000 change order for the construction of the new borough hall on Monday, the third change order the project has seen.

Mayor Walter LaCicero opened Monday’s meeting with an update on the new borough hall. The project in its entirety was originally slated for completion in the spring, but has been pushed back to August.

The original borough hall was damaged ...

Budget feeling Sandy’s wrathBudget feeling Sandy’s wrath

LAVALLETTE — At the Lavallette Council meeting on Monday, the governing body introduced the preliminary municipal budget for 2015 — a spending plan that officials said was impacted by Hurricane Sandy-related expenses.

Borough administrator Christopher Parlow provided some information on the budget. The total 2015 preliminary budget is $9,154,165, which is a $194,842 — or 2.17-percent — increase over the 2014 budget, which totaled $8,959,323.

The council discussed a ...

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"Eleanor Roosevelt's" Lavallette visit

Lavallette, NJ
Mar. 27, 2015

Sunset Avenue Fire, March 8Sunset Avenue Fire, March 8

Point Pleasant, NJ
Mar. 13, 2015

Seals make an appearance on the Manasquan RiverSeals make an appearance on the Manasquan River

Wall Township, NJ
Mar. 12, 2015

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