HOWELL – An international scheme to steal thousands of dollars from ATM customers by using a device that captures debit card information has infiltrated Monmouth County, police said. The two, unidentified suspects are responsible for cashing in on more than $70,000 in fraudulent ATM transactions in September at banks around Monmouth County and at least one… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: October 23rd, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: ATM skimmer, Fair Haven, First Constitution Bank, Howell, Manasquan, Manasquan Bank, Monmouth County News, Wall Township | Comments Off on An inside look at an international ATM scheme targeting these Monmouth County banks
MANASQUAN — A Brielle teen on a personal watercraft got an up-close encounter with a whale playfully splashing through the ocean just 75 yards from the beach on Monday afternoon. Taylor Schultz, 17, initially thought the whale might be in distress and pulled her watercraft in for a closer look, according to her father John Schultz.… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 30th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Manasquan, Monmouth County News, Taylor Schutz, Whale | Comments Off on WATCH: Whale splashes near personal watercraft off Manasquan beach
A countywide collaboration with Monmouth County’s government, FEMA, Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute, New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, National Park Service, Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve at Rutgers University, Navy Weapons Station Earle, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Verizon designed to raise the public’s awareness of flood risks and to encourage the mitigation of those risks was launched this morning in Middletown with the installation of a High Water Mark (HWM) sign at the Belford Ferry Terminal.
FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program’s High Water Mark awareness program gives participating municipalities Community Rating System (CRS) points which result in residents of the community getting a break on their flood insurance premiums.
Municipal participation is voluntary and there is no cost to the towns for participating.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Aberdeen, Atlantic Highlands, Avon, Belmar, Deputy Freeholder Director Serena DiMaso, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone, Hazlet, Keansburg, Manasquan, Middletown, Monmouth Beach, Monmouth County News, Neptune, Ocean Township, Oceanport, Rumson, Sea Bright | 1 Comment »
MANASQUAN — Police and firefighters rescued a man who fell off the end of the Manasquan Inlet jetty Monday night. The 26-year-old victim suffered a cut to his head and possible neck and back injuries, according to Manasquan fire chief Ed Hill. The call came in at about 7:15 pm and the rescue took more than… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: October 20th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Fire Chief Ed Hill, Manasquan, Manasquan rescue, Monmouth County News | Comments Off on Dozens aid in rescue of man at Manasquan Inlet
New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie announced today that 18 organizations designated as New Jersey Heroes have been awarded a total of $120,000 in grants to enhance their missions with new programs and services.
A non-partisan, non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization founded by Mrs. Christie in 2010, NJ Heroes’ mission is to recognize, celebrate, and promote the Heroes of New Jersey who inspire fellow New Jerseyans to give back to their community. Since its inception, the organization has awarded approximately $320,000 in grants to 24 New Jersey non-profits.
“I am proud our New Jersey Heroes Foundation was able to expand its grant program for 2015 to help these remarkable organizations continue to do good work in their respective communities throughout the Garden State,” said Mrs. Christie. “Our New Jersey Heroes recipients represent such a broad coalition of causes that touch many people in so many ways. With these grants, we’re providing these groups with an opportunity to make an even greater difference by giving them the ability to improve and expand their programs to further reach community members in need.”
Of the 18 groups honored today, 3 are from Monmouth County:Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Abby Daly, Breast Intentions, Bridge of Books Foundation, Erika Rech, Manasquan, Michael Ricci, Middletown, Mike Ruane, New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie, New Jersey Heroes, NJ Heroes, Operation Beachhead, Rumson | 1 Comment »
MANASQUAN, NJ- The Glimmer Glass Bridge, which had been closed since last August due to significant damage to the bridge deck and immediate safety concerns was re-opened this afternoon, 80 days ahead of schedule. Repairs to the bridge performed by George Harms Construction Co. of Farmingdale were expected to be completed on May 29 as the summer tourist season kicks off.
“Reopening the Glimmer Glass Bridge is a welcome relief to the nearby residents and the communities of Manasquan and Brielle,” said Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the County’s Department of Public Works and Engineering. “We appreciate all the work done by George Harms Construction to complete this deck replacement project 80 days ahead of schedule.”
“Harms Construction began work in October and worked weekends and overtime to complete the project well ahead of schedule,” said Freeholder Director Gary J. Rich, Sr. “With this being one of the coldest winters in recent memory, this was no small task.”admin | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County News | Tags: Assemblyman Dave Rible, Brielle, Freeholder Gary Rich, Freeholder Tom Arnone, George Harms Construction Company, Glimmer Glass Bridge, Manasquan, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, NJ Department of Transportation, NJ DOT | Comments Off on Historic Glimmer Glass Bridge connecting Brielle and Manasquan reopens 80 days ahead of schedule
ALGONQUIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE TO SWING AROUND MANASQUAN THIS WEEKEND
Free Concert at Manasquan’s Main Beach on Saturday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m.; Jazz Party Hosted at Manasquan Elks Lodge on Sunday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m.
The newly formed Algonquin Jazz Ensemble swings around Manasquan this weekend with performances on Saturday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m.
Saturday’s concert will be held at Main Beach in Manasquan at 6 p.m. and is free to attend.admin | Filed under: BizEturtle | Tags: Algonquin, bizeturtle, jazz, Manasquan, music | Comments Off on Algonquin Jazz Ensemble in Manasquan