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Cataldo gets 12 years in prison

Cataldo gets 12 years in prison

Louis Cataldo, of Point Pleasant, who pled guilty to the 2013 shooting of a woman outside a Brielle restaurant, was sentenced to 12 years in New Jersey state prison for attempted murder by Superior Court Judge Francis J. Vernoia.

During the court proceedings on Friday, July 24, the judge said Mr. Cataldo must serve 85 percent of his 12 year, two month and 13 day sentence before being considered ...

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Despite opposition,  liquor license OKdDespite opposition, liquor license OKd

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — The borough council renewed the liquor license of Martell’s Tiki Bar Tuesday, despite strong opposition from Mayor Vincent Barrella and a lawsuit alleging the bar had contributed to a patron’s death in a 2013 auto accident.

Unanimous approval of the one-year renewal came after a statement of support from an alcohol compliance officer engaged by Martell’s at the behest of the state Division of Alcoholic ...

Lavallette Council OKs 15 budgetLavallette Council OKs 15 budget

LAVALLETTE — The Borough of Lavallette adopted its 2015 municipal budget this week in the amount of $9,151,354 — increasing taxes by 1.4 cents over 2014 to pay off an emergency bond for Superstorm Sandy recovery.

The budget was unanimously approved by the borough council at its Monday meeting.

Mayor Walter LaCicero said the spending plan was adjusted after a state essential services grant came in at $600,000 instead ...

Shoppers to get tax rewardShoppers to get tax reward

POINT PLEASANT — Businesses can now register to be part of the borough's Property Tax Reward Program, which will offer tax rebates to residents who “shop local.”

Participating residents will be given property tax reward cards that can be submitted along with payment for goods at local businesses.

The cards, which are expected to be available at borough hall next month, would be swiped in processing machines provided by Fincredit ...

Crowds welcomed to beachesCrowds welcomed to beaches

NORTHERN OCEAN COUNTY — Three summers out from Superstorm Sandy’s devastation, local towns are continuing to report healthy beach revenue numbers, reflecting a continued recovery of Shore tourism and the return of more and more residents to their homes.

This past weekend boasted abundant sunshine and hot temperatures, helping the beaches reel in plenty of visitors. High badge sales will help beachfront boroughs balance out any dips in revenue ...


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Jun. 11, 2015

Point Pleasant Summerfest 2015Point Pleasant Summerfest 2015

Point Pleasant, NJ
Jun. 12, 2015

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