Bottlenose dolphins wash up dead along Sea Bright, Sandy Hook and Sea Isle City

Three bottle nose dolphins have been found dead along the Jersey Shore in recent days, an official with the Marine Mammal Stranding Center said. One that had been dead for “many days” was discovered Monday in Sea Bright, center director Bob Schoelkopf said Tuesday morning. Another was located Sunday in Sea Isle City, while someone noticed… Read the rest of this entry »

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35 swimmers saved during weekend in Belmar, officials say

BELMAR — Thirty-five swimmers were saved this weekend in the borough as Tropical storm Jose created life-threatening rip currents along the Jersey Shore. Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty said the 35 were pulled from the water along the borough’s 1.3-mile long coastline by lifeguards, police, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Belmar Water Rescue Team. Police rode… Read the rest of this entry »

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Tropical storm watch issued as Jose heads toward East Coast

A tropical storm watch was issued Sunday evening in several states, including New Jersey, as Hurricane Jose continues to make its way toward the East Coast. The National Hurricane Center issued the watch as the hurricane’s maximum sustained winds picked up speed from 80 to 90 mph. As of 5 p.m. Sunday, the hurricane was about… Read the rest of this entry »

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Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, August 11-13, 2017

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, August 11

  • Lady Antebellum Tour at PNC Bank Arts Center (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • Bill Burr at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Monmouth Film Festival at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • IAATO Italian Festival (Ocean Twp.) – MORE INFO
  • “The Boys Next Door” at Center Playhouse (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Sidewalk Sale at Dearborn Market (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • The Fantasticks at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO

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Posted: August 9th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Coast Guard Busts Recreational Fisherman For No Permits

U.S. Coast Guard officers from Station Barnegat Light and Manasquan Inlet recently caught three recreational fishing crews in the Atlantic fishing without the correct permits.  One fishing party was fishing for bluefin tuna without a Highly Migratory Species (HMS) fishing permit, according to an announcement by U.S, Coast Guard 5th Detachment PA in Atlantic City.

Fishing for bluefin tuna without a HMS fishing permit subjects the offender to a $500 fine for the first offense and $750 for subsequent offenses.

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Posted: August 3rd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | 12 Comments »

3 Jersey Shore beaches closed; 31 with advisories for high bacteria levels

The Jersey Shore had a high number of beach closures and advisories Tuesday because of high bacteria levels following major storms over the past few days. The state Department of Environmental Protection’s website lists three beach closures on the Toms River as well as water quality advisories at 31 ocean, bay or river beaches from Monmouth… Read the rest of this entry »

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How Trump administration ended great Jersey fish fight

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s administration sided with New Jersey Tuesday in a dispute over catch limits for summer flounder that threatened to shut down the entire fishing season. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross approved the state’s Marine Fisheries Council proposal for 24 fewer fishing days but a larger minimum size for fish, rather than the limits… Read the rest of this entry »

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Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, June 2-4, 2017

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, June 2

  • Lions’ Strawberry Fair (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • The Midtown Men at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • & Juliet by NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • The Ballad of Little Jo at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Paintings by Jason Stewart (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Monmouth Civic Chorus Northern Lights (Colts Neck) – MORE INFO
  • The Challenges of Downsizing (Shrewsbury) – MORE INFO

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Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this Memorial Day weekend, May 26-29, 2017

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, May 26

  • Manasquan Spring Sidewalk Sale – MORE INFO
  • Bluegrass Mini Golf Course at MP (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Cinemas Movie Night (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO
  • NJ Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Tours (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • & Juliet by NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • Sandy Hook Stars and Satellites – MORE INFO

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How Lakewood became a worldwide destination for Orthodox Jews | Di Ionno

It is Friday in Lakewood. A few thousand young men in black suits and wide-brimmed black hats are rushing toward Beth Medrash Govoha (BMG), the world’s largest yeshiva outside of Israel. Parking in the vicinity of the school is as impossible as finding a spot in Hoboken or Jersey City. Students circle in their Toyotas, Nissans… Read the rest of this entry »

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