Seastreak has cancelled its ferry service on Monday January 8 due to an ice field that has formed between the Atlantic Highlands and Sandy Hook which extends to Staten Island, according to an announcement by the company. The ice field is up to 15 inches thick. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: January 7th, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Seastreak Ferry | Tags: Extreme Cold, Ice Field, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NYC commute, Seasteak Ferry | Comments Off on Ice Field 15 Inches Thick Prompts Cancellation Of Ferry Service
At approximately 11:15 p.m., watchstanders at Sector New York Command Center were that 95 passengers were aboard the grounded vessel.
A rescue crew from the Sandy Hook Coast Guard Station arrived on scene and oversaw the safe transfer of passengers from the ferry vessel Whaling City Express to the ferry vessel New Jersey.admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Seastreak Ferry | Tags: Highlands, Monmouth County News, Seastreak, Seastreak Ferry | Comments Off on Seastreak Ferry runs aground near Highlands
Seastreak, the company that provides ferry service from to New York and Jersey City from Atlantic Highlands and Highlands, announced a $24 million upgrade to its fleet of luxury vessels to commence with the construction of a new 600 passenger catamaran that will be delivered in late 2017.
The new vessel, which is being built by Incat-Crowther of Sydney, Australia, will include 520 interior seats with an additional 206 exterior seats located on the second and third deck. The pilot’s house will be on the third deck, improving the views of passengers on the second deck. There will be seven restrooms located inside the vessel along with ADA compliant accommodations.admin | Filed under: Atlantic Highlands, Highlands, Monmouth County News, Seastreak Ferry | Tags: Atlantic Highlands, Highlands, Incat Crowther, Monmouth County News, Seastreak, Seastreak Ferry | 4 Comments »
—George F. Will
By Greg Kelly
I first became a baseball fan back in 1969—a signature year for the New York Mets. And I’ve been talking to my children about the “Amazing Mets” since they were little. It has stuck with them.
My daughter Lauren went through a time where she watched all the games and got me back into watching regularly. My son Kyle has a real appreciation for baseball history and went to his first professional game before he was 10.admin | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Monmouth County News, Seastreak Ferry | Tags: Amazing Mets, Greg Kelly, Lauren Kelly, Monmouth County News, New York Mets, Seastreak, Seastreak baseball, Seastreak Ferry | Comments Off on The Best of Boats and Baseball
President Obama’s long weekend jaunt to New York for a fundraiser and a show with his daughters will inconvenience Monmouth County commuters tonight and Tuesday, as well as tourists who wish to cruise between the Big Apple and the Bayshore tomorrow.
Seastreak Ferry announced potential delays or cancellations of its Pier 11 – Highlands/Atlantic Highlands trips at 6:10 and 7:10 Friday evening, Saturday afternoon’s 4:30 and 5:30 trips and Tuesday’s scheduled trips at 2:40, 3:40, 7:20 and 8:20 p.m.
Seastreak’s clothing optional cruises this weekend to Sandy Hook are not affected.Posted: July 17th, 2015 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Barack Obama, Monmouth County News, Seastreak Ferry | Tags: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, President Obama, Seastreak, Seastreak Ferry | 1 Comment »
President Obama will be visiting Lehman College in the Bronx today for the launch of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, a non-profit spin off of a White House initiative intended to help men of color finish high school or find jobs.
Your Spouse’s commute could be impacted by the President’s travel.
Seastreak announced this afternoon that ferry delays and temporary closures of Pier 11 are expected between 2:45-3:45 this afternoon and again this evening between 9 and 10.
Posted: May 4th, 2015 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Barack Obama, Seastreak Ferry | Tags: Lehman College, My Brother's Keeper Alliance, President Obama, Seastreak, Seastreak Ferry | 6 Comments »
“Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.”
By Greg Kelly
Both of my children are baseball fans—pretty serious baseball fans. Each has a love and respect for the history and traditions of the game. They remember seasons, teams, players, games, and events. Me too.
So the game presents a superb opportunity for us to make a connection. We got the opportunity to do some very nice baseball bonding just recently when we attended a Met game at Citi Field. And while the Mets stunk up the joint (losing 9-0, with just three hits), we still had a grand time.
You see, to get the time and attention of my children nowadays is no small task. They’re getting older (my son, Kyle, will be 21 next March and my daughter, Lauren, turns 19 in November), so they have their work, their schooling, their friends, and their interests to pursue.
But when I told them we’d be going to a game, and on the ferry, they leaped at the opportunity. The Seastreak boat ride to the game offered up the comfort, relaxation, and time to talk and laugh with my kids (along with my sister, Shannon, who joined us and enjoyed herself very much).admin | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Monmouth County, Seastreak Ferry | Tags: Cit Field, Greg Kelly, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Seastreak, Seastreak baseball, Seastreak to Citi Field, Seastreak to Yankee Stadium, Things to do in Monmouth County, Yankee Stadium | Comments Off on Float Me Out to the Ballgame
CLICK HERE for weather related date changes of Fireworks and other outdoor Independence Day celebrations
By Greg Kelly
• Happy Independence Day! – MORE INFO
• Ocean Fest at Long Branch – MORE INFO
• Heroes’ Backyard Picnic Celebration at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
• Atlantic Highlands Fireman’s Fair – MORE INFO
• Ocean Grove 4th of July Parade – MORE INFO
- Spring Lake 4th of July & 90th Birthday Celebration – MORE INFO
• Reading of the Declaration of Independence (Freehold) – MORE INFO
• Downtown Freehold Independence Day Concert & Fireworks – MORE INFO
• Asbury Park Independence Day Fireworks – MORE INFO
• Firecracker 5 Race (Wall Twp) – MORE INFO
• Butler at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
• Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
• Evening Boat Tours on Manasquan Reservoir (Howell) – MORE INFO
• Independence Day Celebration at Historic Longstreet Farm (Holmdel) – MORE INFOadmin | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, Seastreak Ferry, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: Fireworks, Fireworks in Monmouth County, Greg Kelly, Greg's List, July 4th in Monmouth county, Seastreak, Seastreak baseball, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, Things to do on the Jersey Shore, Things to do on the Jersey Shore this weekend | Comments Off on Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, July 4-6, 2014
By Greg Kelly
• Wall Township Fair – MORE INFO
• Lionel Richie/Ceelo Green at PNC Bank Arts Center (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
• Seining at Horseshoe Cove on Sandy Hook – MORE INFO
• Horse Rider Lesson (Middletown) – MORE INFO
• Dinosaurs Here, There, & Everywhere (Tinton Falls) – MORE INFO
• Glo in the Dark Sports Campfire (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
• Crustacean of the Day on Sandy Hook – MORE INFO
• Jersey Shore Greek Festival (Ocean Twp) – MORE INFO
• Family Fireworks on the Navesink (Middletown) – MORE INFO
• Canoeing in Sandy Hook Bay – MORE INFO
• Nancy Scharff God & Country Patriotic Concert (Middletown) – MORE INFO
• Chazz Palminteri: A Bronx Tale at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
• Bob Burger in Asbury Park Music Tellers Series! – MORE INFO
• Jesus Christ Superstar by Stone Church Players (Middletown) – MORE INFO
• Kids Night Out (Fair Haven) – MORE INFO
• Martha’s Vineyard Weekend Trip via Seastreak Ferry (Highlands) – MORE INFO
• Bonfire on the Beach (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
• D-Day Exhibit at National Guard Militia Museum (Sea Girt) – MORE INFO
• Sandy Storm Home Repair Outreach Event (Highlands) – MORE INFOArt Gallagher | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, Seastreak Ferry, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Hazlet Sidewalk Sale, Inlet Cafe, Jersey Shore, Seastreak, Seastreak baseball, Taste of Highlands, Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Comments Off on Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, June 27-29, 2014
The northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway are closed for two years as the bridge is reconstructed. The anticipated nightmare for commuters starts this morning.
Seastreak, LLC, and the New Jersey Department of Transportation have partnered to provide a pleasant alternative for Central Jersey commuters to get to Hoboken or Jersey City and home again daily.
Seastreak has two morning departures, 5:45 and 7:45, from the Atlantic Highlands Marina with stops at Paulus Hook in Jersey City and Hoboken. There are three returning departures originating in Hoboken at 3:15 pm, 5:15 pm and 7:15 PM. The fare for a one-way trip to or from either Hudson County terminal and Atlantic Highlands is $12. $5 gets you a ride to or from Jersey City and Hoboken.
The subsidized fare is a bargain. Seastreak’s one-way fare to Manhattan is $26. The fare for a trip on a NJTransit train from Middletown to Hoboken is $14.25, and the train takes longer.
The complete schedule can be viewed here.Posted: April 14th, 2014 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: NJ DOT, Pulaski Skyway, Seastreak Ferry | Tags: Commute, Hoboken, Jersey City, NJDOT, Pulaski Skyway, Seastreak Ferry, Seastreak LLC | Comments Off on Seastreak and NJDOT providing relief for Pulaski Skyway commuters