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LAVALLETTE — Business owners and concerned residents of the borough are standing up to make their voices heard regarding summer construction on Route 35 in hopes of saving the summer of 2015.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation [DOT] announced earlier this week the closure of one lane on Route 35 northbound between 6th Avenue in Ortley Beach and Ortley Avenue in Lavallette.

The DOT’s contractor, George Harms Construction, closed ...

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Mayor alleges discriminationMayor alleges discrimination

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — Accusations of a biased police hiring process flew at the final council meeting of 2014, here, on Tuesday.

In light of the promotion of two police officers [see related story], Mayor Vincent Barrella voiced his opinion of the police hiring process in the borough — touching upon an ordinance he called “insensitive,” and the fact a female officer has not recently been hired — angering ...

Celebrating Christmas the old-fashioned wayCelebrating Christmas the old-fashioned way

POINT PLEASANT — A magical Christmastime event, an Old Fashioned Christmas, was held for local families at the Bennett Log Cabin in Riverfront Park on Saturday afternoon.

Riverfront Park is located at the corner of River Road and Maxson Avenue.

During the event, families enjoyed hot chocolate, an assortment of homemade desserts, Christmas village decorations, Christmas music, antiques and toys, and historical photos — in addition to Santa Claus himself.

The ...

Pipe collapse closes streetPipe collapse closes street

POINT PLEASANT — The sewer line that runs along Arnold Avenue collapsed Monday night near the corner of Arnold and Maple avenues, causing a road closure officials hope will end tomorrow.

As a result of the sewer line collapse, borough engineers Remington Vernick ...

Mayor casts tie-breaking vote, approves SID budgetMayor casts tie-breaking vote, approves SID budget

BELMAR — The borough council has approved the Belmar Business Partnership’s $118,700 Special Improvement District [SID] budget for the 2015 fiscal year.

In a 3-2 vote, Council President Brian Magovern and Councilman Jim Bean voted against the budget for the third year in a row, following a contentious hearing before the mayor and council on Tuesday night.

Acknowledging his hesitations to support the Belmar Business Partnership [BBP] in 2013, when ...


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