PHOTO: (credit: Gedney Webb) The new beachfront venue at the Sandy Hook Bay Catamaran Club allowed for great views and plenty of elbow room for the hundreds of guests.
Atlantic Highlands, NJ - The Atlantic Highlands Front Porch Club hosted its 11th Annual Chilifest on Saturday, September 26 at the Sandy Hook Bay Catamaran Club in Atlantic Highlands. With dozens of chili cook-off competitors and hundreds of attendees, the Front Porch Club raised nearly $20,000 to benefit the Henry Hudson Tri-District Education Foundation (HHTEF) and other local causes. The schools intend to use these funds to support innovative curriculum in the sciences, math and the arts.
At 9th Annual Dentistry From The Heart Event in Lincroft
LINCROFT, NJ - The first people arrived in the rain hours before the team of Newman Springs Dental Care was ready to go. The first patients were treated at 7 AM and the 95th left with a smile. Everyone who showed up was able to receive dental care. The 40 volunteers were exhausted yet satisfied that they had given their all to help their community.
Work expected to take two weeks to complete
MIDDLETOWN, NJ –Bamm Hollow Road, over Poricy Brook, will close to traffic at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6 and remain closed for approximately two weeks.
Weather permitting, the project is expected to be completed by Oct. 21.
PHOTO: Firefighters extinquish a shed fire. photos by Allan Dean
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - Atlantic Highlands firefighters responded to a report of a fire at the corner of Grand Avenue and Cross Avenue on Saturday afternoon.
A shed in the backyard at 11 Grand Avenue was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The winds whipped the fire and caused massive flame. Tires, a motor, a generator, a propane tank and gasoline were among the items stored in the shed according to Fire Marshal Martin Hawley.
Nearly 71,000 properties receive reduced 2015 tax bill
FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County’s new property assessment program has completed its second year of implementation and continues to work toward being the first county in the State to decrease the overall cost of the property assessment function by stabilizing the municipal ratable base and reducing the likelihood of costly tax appeals.