Breaking: Historic Fort Hancock Roof Collapses

Brian Thompson of NBC News 4 NY is reporting via facebook that the roof of a historic structure in Fort Hancock, part of the Gateway National Recreational Area-Sandy Hook, has collapsed and the building may not be able to be saved.

 

Breaking: major roof collapse at historic Ft. Hancock/Sandy Hook barracks. Not clear if building can be saved

Posted by Brian Thompson NBC NY on Friday, April 17, 2015

UPDATE: THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE KNEW OF THE STRUCTURAL DAMAGE AND EXPECTED THE COLLASPE

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Posted: April 17th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Gateway National Recreation Area, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Sandy Hook | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Demand pushing Jersey Shore rental prices higher as peak weeks sell out

assetContentBeachgoers hoping to spend a week at Gary Hunsinger’s home on Philadelphia Avenue in Lavallette this summer are out of luck: the Jersey Shore property advertised online as just 100 yards from the beach has been booked solid from the first Saturday in June through the end of August. Hunsinger, of Westfield, said he had 10… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Economy, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

Barnegat Bay oyster restoration project targeted to go large scale

assetContent (14)ASBURY PARK —New Jersey is experimenting with a relatively new method of oyster propagation to jump-start an industry that came to a crashing halt generations ago because of extensive pollution and overharvesting. The American Littoral Society is getting ready to start its second season of a new method of oyster seeding, called tankless spatting, in an… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: January 3rd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Environment, Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

In Sandy’s aftermath, the battle of the beaches is coming to a head: Mulshine

assetContent (11)On a recent weekend I drove to a spot along the beach in Brick Township to see how my tax dollars were doing. About 40 million of them are going to build a steel wall that will protect a four-mile stretch of beach running from Mantoloking southward. Once I parked, I realized there was no way… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 29th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, Opinion, Paul Mulshine | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

A Bad Situation

Sorrentino Brothers Indicted For Tax Exvasion

 

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Middletown Committeeman Gerry Scharfenberger cutting the ribbon at the TV personality's Middletown tanning salon

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and Middletown Committeeman Gerry Scharfenberger cutting the ribbon at the TV personality’s Middletown tanning salon

Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino of Jersey Shore fame and his brother Marc have been indicted on federal charges of failing to pay taxes on $8.9 million income from promotional activities, according to a statement issued by U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman. The brothers are expected to surrender to IRS Criminal Investigation Agents in Newark this afternoon prior to an appearance before in U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven Mannion.

Both brothers are charged with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States Government and with filing false tax returns for 2010 and 2012.  The Situation faces an additional charge of failing to file a tax return for 2011.

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Posted: September 24th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Crime, Crime and Punishment, IRS, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Taxes | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Number of whale sightings increase off the coast of New Jersey

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Posted: September 2nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this Labor Day weekend, August 29-September 1, 2014

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By Greg Kelly

 

Monmouth County Post CardFriday, August 29

• Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair – MORE INFO

• Joan Rivers at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

• Canterbury Art Show (Rumson) – MORE INFO

• Gabrielle Stravelli (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

• Shore Blue Band (Belmar) – MORE INFO

• Campfire on the Beach on Sandy Hook – MORE INFO

• Labor Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale at Pier Village (Long Branch) – MORE INFO

• Canoeing on Sandy Hook Bay – MORE INFO

• Seining at Horseshoe Cove – MORE INFO

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• Bus Stop at First Ave Playhouse (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO

• Car Show Art Show (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

• Yoga for Adults (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

• Ocean Grove Antiques & Collectibles Auction – MORE INFO

• Comedian Frank Santos, Jr. (Freehold) – MORE INFO

• Uncle Funky (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

• Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO

• D-Day Exhibit at NJ National Guard Militia Museum (Sea Girt) – MORE INFO

• Kids Night Out (Fair Haven) – MORE INFO

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Posted: August 27th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, August 22-24, 2014

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By Greg Kelly

 

Monmouth County Post CardFriday, August 22

• Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair – MORE INFO

• Martha’s Vineyard Weekend Trip via Seastreak (Highlands) – MORE INFO

• Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO

• D-Day Exhibit at NJ National Guard Militia Museum (Sea Girt) – MORE INFO

• Kids Night Out (Fair Haven) – MORE INFO

• Downtown Freehold Farmer’s Market – MORE INFO

• Walking Lantern Ghost Tours (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

• Lucky Me at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFOInlet300X250

• Seining at the Bayshore (Port Monmouth) – MORE INFO

• Bus Stop at First Ave Playhouse (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO

• Shore Dance ‘14: Ready for Prime Time at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO

• Car Show Art Show (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

• The King and I at Spring Lake Community Theatre – MORE INFO

• tick, Tick…Boom! at ReVision Theatre (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

• Rockit! at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

• Brad Paisley and Others at PNC Bank Arts Center (Holmdel) – MORE INFO

• Kayak Birding Expedition (Locust) – MORE INFO

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Posted: August 21st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend: August 15-17, 2014

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By Greg Kelly

 

Monmouth County Post CardFriday, August 15

• Red Bank Cocktail Week – MORE INFO

• Keith Urban with Neimann & Eldridge at PNC Bank Arts Center (Holmdel) – MORE INFO

• The King and I at Spring Lake Community Theatre – MORE INFO

• Ron White at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

• Brookdale Car Meet (Lincroft) – MORE INFO

• Crossing Borders Festival at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

• Computer Skills for Job Hunters (Shrewsbury) – MORE INFO

• tick, Tick…Boom! at ReVision Theatre (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

• Lucky Me at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFO

• Canoeing on Sandy Hook Bay – MORE INFOInlet300X250

• Seining at the Bayshore (Port Monmouth) – MORE INFO

• Lend Me A Tenor at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO

• Bus Stop at First Ave Playhouse (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO

• Martha’s Vineyard Weekend Trip via Seastreak (Highlands) – MORE INFO

• Family Gym Time (Tinton Falls) – MORE INFO

• Downtown Freehold Farmer’s Market – MORE INFO

• Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO

• D-Day Exhibit at NJ National Guard Militia Museum (Sea Girt) – MORE INFO

• Kids Night Out (Fair Haven) – MORE INFO

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Posted: August 14th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, News, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, August 8-10, 2014

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Monmouth County Post CardBy Greg Kelly

Friday, August 8

• Ocean Township Italian Festival – MORE INFO

• Navesink Firemen’s Fair (Middletown) – MORE INFO

• The King and I at Spring Lake Community Theatre – MORE INFO

• Lucky Me at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFO

• Royal Preparatory at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO

• Highlands Gets Jazzed – MORE INFO

• Heart at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFOInlet300X250

• Enviro-Quest (Lincroft) – MORE INFO

• Seining at the Bayshore (Port Monmouth) – MORE INFO

• Andrew McMahon at The Stone Pony (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

• Lend Me A Tenor at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO

• Butterflies in the Garden (Howell) – MORE INFO

• Computer Skills for Job Hunters (Shrewsbury) – MORE INFO

Don't miss the fun at the Italian Amerian Festival in Ocean Twp!

Don’t miss the fun at the Italian Amerian Festival in Ocean Twp!

 

• Choose Your Adventure Boat Ride (Howell) – MORE INFO

• Family Gym Time (Tinton Falls) – MORE INFO

• A Few Good Men at Duncan Smith Theatre (Holmdel) – MORE INFO

• The Wizard of Oz by Spotlight Players (Matawan) – MORE INFO

• tick, Tick…Boom! at ReVision Theatre (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

• Martha’s Vineyard Weekend Trip via Seastreak (Highlands) – MORE INFO

• Bus Stop at First Ave Playhouse (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO

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Posted: August 6th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off