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BAY HEAD — Over 200 residents filed into Sacred Heart Church last Thursday evening to hear the latest on the progress being made to fund the Bay Head beach rock revetment project going on in the northern end of town.

Hosted by the BHIA: A New Jersey Nonprofit — the nonprofit arm of the Bay Head Improvement Association [BHIA] — board members gave residents an update on financials and ...

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Needles, trash litter the shoreNeedles, trash litter the shore

LAVALLETTE — Seaweed and clam shells were joined last weekend by much less welcome items on the borough’s shoreline, including multiple syringes, condoms and a dead rat.

The debris was quickly removed by the borough’s public works department, and officials said the beach was clean and free of trash shortly after it had been discovered.

Lavallette Heritage Committee member and town historian Denise Wirth, who often walks the length of ...

What’s that gross stuff in the ocean?What’s that gross stuff in the ocean?

MANASQUAN — Up and down the Jersey Shore, beachgoers may have noticed globs in the ocean waves lately and wondered if they were safe swimming companions.

The small, clear jellyfish-like animals, called salps, are native here on the East Coast of North America, as well as along the east coast of South America, according to the Ocean Portal, part of the Smithsonian Institu-

tion’s Ocean Initiative.

The salps normally arrive in ...

No charges filed after gift card investigationNo charges filed after gift card investigation

BELMAR — An investigation into the disappearance of nearly $10,000 worth of ShopRite gift cards intended for families of students at Belmar Elementary School has closed with no criminal proceedings, after finding the cards were never “properly inventoried, adequately managed nor appropriately secured at any point after they were taken into the custody of Belmar,” according to a report from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

Led by Detective Maria ...

Family ensures Brielle woman’s legacy lives onFamily ensures Brielle woman’s legacy lives on

BRIELLE — Kelly’s Closet drew a crowd of hundreds on Saturday, raising thousands for the Kelly Gordon Memorial Fund.

“The outpouring of support from the community, and outside of the community, has been more than we could have ever imagined,” Kelly’s mother, Lorraine Zimmermann, of Brielle, said.

The event, held at the Brielle Firehouse on Saturday afternoon, was a sale featuring high end, new and gently used clothing, shoes, jewelry ...

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Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
Jul. 04, 2014

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Bay Head, NJ
Jun. 27, 2014

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Manasquan, NJ
May. 15, 2014

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