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Seeking an answer for homelessness

Seeking an answer for homelessness

POINT PLEASANT — The borough has given an organization authorization to place a model of a “micro home” in the municipal parking lot between the dates of Monday, Sept. 22, and Sunday, Sept. 28.

The nonprofit organization, Catholics and Friends with a Heart for the Homeless, is currently working to build micro homes in Ocean County in hopes of using the small houses as permanent homes for homeless people.

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Water Taxi runs aground in the Manasquan RiverWater Taxi runs aground in the Manasquan River

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — The Water Taxi, a vessel whose owners describe it as a “bar hopping booze cruise,” ran aground early Sunday morning in the Manasquan River near Treasure Island.

The Water Taxi, which takes its patrons to various restaurants on the Manasquan River, had departed from River Rock Restaurant and Marina Bar, 1600 Route 70, Brick, before running aground. The vessel typically docks in Brielle.

According to Brick ...

Classic boats on display tomorrowClassic boats on display tomorrow

POINT PLEASANT — Tomorrow, locals and visitors alike will have a chance to see some of the area’s best classic boats, both wooden and fiberglass, on display.

The Barnegat Bay Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society will be hosting its 31st annual Antique and Classic Boat Show [ACBS] tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Johnson Brothers Boat Works, located at 1800 Bay ...

Barrier island community celebrates its rootsBarrier island community celebrates its roots

LAVALLETTE — This past Saturday, many in the local Shore community came together to celebrate Lavallette’s founders, as well as its citizens and businesses, at the second annual Founders Day celebration.

The event was held at the municipal gazebo and bayfront.

The celebration kicked off at noon with the national anthem, sung by Lavallette’s own Elisa Crivelli, a 10-year-old fifth-grader at Lavallette Elementary School.

Part of the ceremony also included a ...

Years in the making, plaza is almost doneYears in the making, plaza is almost done

MANASQUAN — The construction aspect of the Squan Plaza renovation project is expected to finally come to a close tomorrow, town officials estimated this week.

The renovation project, which was set to start before — but, was subsequently interrupted by — Hurricane Sandy, has been a long time in the making.

Even before Hurricane Sandy hit in the fall of 2012, the Manasquan Council had debated potential plans for the ...

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