Mantoloking seeks more FEMA aid
MANTOLOKING — Borough officials have turned to two state legislators for help in securing additional federal funding for the rebuilding of borough hall, which was destroyed in the 2012 superstorm.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA], which initially agreed to provide $2.1 million for the project, has not responded to the borough’s claim that the replacement cost of borough hall is $4.2 million.
Mantoloking officials have enlisted the help ...
LAVALLETTE — This school year Seaside Park students who attend Lavallette Elementary School will be able to do so without their parents having to pay tuition.
The tuition bill for the 16 Seaside Park students who will be attending the school this year will be paid by the Seaside Park Board of Education as a result of a state-sanctioned send-and-receive agreement with Lavallette.
“For the first time now, those children ...
POINT PLEASANT BEACH —This summer’s fluke fishing season is almost over, but fishermen are worried about the new federal quotas that take effect next year.
“If they push this through, we’re going to have to wind up taking a shorter season or a smaller bag limit or catch bigger fish, all of which hurt business,” said Bob Bogan, captain and owner of the Gambler Fishing Charters in Point ...
POINT PLEASANT BEACH —Over 100 fishermen participated in the annual Family Flukin’ Frenzy tournament that concluded with awards and festivities at VFW 4715 on St. Louis Avenue.
“It’s a community event that we like to do and show our appreciation to the VFW,” Jack Beaton, men’s auxillary president, said about the tournament, which took place Aug. 20.
“This is a fundraiser to give back to our troops and the ...
The Wall Township tax assessor, who has been on a forced paid leave since October due to an alleged conflict of interest over his business relationship with the appraisal firm that conducted the township’s revaluation, is suing the township in an effort to resume his duties.
William FitzPatrick was put on paid leave last Oct. 20 after news reports disclosed the alleged conflict. In his suit, which was filed ...
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