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DEP targets more beach properties

DEP targets more beach properties

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — The Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] has filed another eminent domain lawsuit to acquire lands and property rights required for the coastal dune replenishment project.

The two beachfront properties named in the lawsuit, 1614 and 1618 Beacon Lane, are owned by defendant Ocean Ventures at Bay Pointe Dunes Inc., of Route 35, Lavallette.

The lawsuit, filed Jan. 22 in Superior Court in Ocean County, ...

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Mantoloking wonders where the beach wentMantoloking wonders where the beach went

MANTOLOKING — The beachfront from Point Pleasant Beach down to Lavallette suffered the most severe erosion caused by the blizzard that swept through the area two weeks ago, according to a report published by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection [DEP].

The coastal erosion along the barrier island was so severe that the entire 3.5 mile-long rock-covered steel revetment wall that protects Mantoloking and the coastal section ...

Too few aides for K-classes?Too few aides for K-classes?

POINT PLEASANT — Student-to-teacher ratios for the five kindergarten classes at Nellie

F. Bennett Elementary School are too high, according to one local parent.

Point Pleasant resident Nicole Draper, who is the parent of a kindergartener at Nellie Bennett, said there are no teacher aides in the classrooms in which students range from 4 to 6 years old.

“It’s a grade level where there needs to be a lot of ...

Bringing back the glory of speedboatsBringing back the glory of speedboats

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — One of the borough’s favorite and most popular events will be returning this May thanks to the dedication and vision of Mayor Stephen Reid.

The Point Pleasant Beach Grand Prix will be a three- day event beginning on May 20 and will provide fun for all ages.

Before taking the seat as mayor, Mayor Reid spoke about wanting to bring back an event similar ...

Lake Como police cut challengedLake Como police cut challenged

LAKE COMO — The Lake Como Council Tuesday assured residents that the motivation for disbanding the police department is strictly financial, refuting accusations that the borough mismanaged tax dollars.

Referring to what he called Lake Como’s “dire financial situation,” Mayor Brian Wilton faced dozens of residents at the Feb. 2 council meeting to discuss rumors stemming from a postcard campaign initiated by Lake Como police officers in opposition to ...


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