SANDY HOOK - As the battle over the lease agreement between a private developer and the National Park Service for the rehabilitation and reuse of Fort Hancock's historic structures awaits a hearing in federal court, the developer has begun moving forward with using the site while opponents of the agreement are crying 'not so fast.'
NEPTUNE - Although Saturday's Boys
and Girls Shore Conference Track and Field Championships were dominated by Ocean County teams along with Freehold Township and Neptune, there were still some top performances by area athletes as Rumson Missy Bellin, Raritan's John Krajunus and Holmdel's Jesse Flieschner earned gold medals.
MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCES will be taking place throughout the two rivers during the upcoming three-day weekend. Originally known as Decoration Day, the federal holiday was officially established to honor soldiers of the Union Army who died in the American Civil War. The holiday later became known as Memorial Day, a day in which all of those who gave their lives in the service of their country are remembered.
FORT MONMOUTH - A disaster response exercise will be hosted here Wednesday, May 28 with more than 100 first responders representing police, fire, first aid as well as emergency management planners and intelligence experts from organizations on post and local, county, state and federal agencies.
RED BANK - Following a terrible weather day on Friday, Mother Nature smiled on the Red Bank Centennial Parade and Picnic on Saturday
The weather was warm and sunny as elected officials, police, fire fighters, politicians and numerous community groups converged on Globe Court to participate in the parade.
SEA BRIGHT - Every year beginning on May 15th and running through September 15th, the Borough of Sea Bright sees a seasonal reduction in the speed limit on Ocean Avenue/ Highway 36 from 40 mph to 35 mph.