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Belmar voters reject change in pay-to-play

Belmar voters reject change in pay-to-play

BELMAR — Voters overwhelmingly rejected the amended pay-to-play ordinance on the ballot in Tuesday's referendum, 836 to 292.

According to unofficial results provided by borough clerk April Claudio, the ballot question, "Shall an ordinance of the Mayor and Borough Council of the Borough of Belmar, Ordinance No. 2016-01 entitled 'Ordinance amending and supplementing Chapter IX, conflicts of interest of the revised general ordinances of the Borough of Belmar' be ...

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Event pix sought by FBIEvent pix sought by FBI

SEA GIRT — The Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] has asked shore area police for help in collecting photos and videos taken at public events in August and September.

The Sea Girt Police Department was asked to gather images from the Sea Girt 5K, held on Saturday, Aug. 6, according to Patrolman Larry Bolchune, who requested copies of photos taken as part of The Coast Star’s coverage of that ...

Board slams PARCCBoard slams PARCC

WALL TOWNSHIP — The board of education has strongly condemned a state decision to make the controversial PARCC test a high school graduation requirement and a major factor in teacher evaluations.

Charging that the August decision by the New Jersey Department of Education “cavalierly placed politics” ahead of students, the board called for its repeal in a unanimous vote on Tuesday.

The education department has declared the standarized Partnership ...

Run honors Squan’s KubikRun honors Squan’s Kubik

MANASQUAN — The New Jersey Run for the Fallen made a stop at Manasquan High School on Sunday morning, honoring MHS alumni and fallen US Army Ranger Sgt. Ronald Kubik.

It was an emotional scene as a Gold Star support team of mothers of active soldiers, arrived at the high school, the run’s 413th mile marker, ahead of the runners, greeting Sgt. Kubik’s mother, Eileen Daly.

They were followed ...

Avon rededicates its library after 100 yearsAvon rededicates its library after 100 years

AVON-BY-THE-SEA — On Sept. 23, 1916, the cornerstone of the Avon Public Library was laid at the corner of Garfield and Fifth avenues.

One hundred years later, last Friday, members of the community gathered at the library to celebrate the auspicious occasion, the day the Avon Public Library opened its doors, with a rededication ceremony.

At 3 p.m. — the same time the corner stone was laid 100 years ago ...


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