Sandy Hook, NJ - The National Park Service (NPS) welcomes public comment and regulatory review of an Environmental Assessment (EA) to extend the Multi-Use Path (MUP) at Gateway National Recreation Area's Sandy Hook Unit.
Comments are due by August 29, 2014.
This Phase 3 extension of the current MUP would close gaps in the existing trail system so that pedestrians and bicyclists could access more areas of Sandy Hook in a safe and enjoyable manner, without needing to share roads with motor vehicles.
RED BANK, NJ - On Tuesday, June 17th, the Garden Club R.F.D. held its closing luncheon at the Oyster Point Hotel in Red Bank, ending a successful 2013-2014 year under the Presidency of Trish Sullivan. At the luncheon, new officers were installed by The Garden Club of New Jersey President, Barbara Mullin. The new officers are President, Jacquie Nelson, First Vice President, Helen Yorke, Second Vice President, Linda Paula, Recording Secretaries, June Smith and Nancy Canade.
Pictured: Brian Flynn of Bridgewater takes first place in the third annual Bayshore Community Hospital 5K Run/Walk.
Bayshore Community Hospital Hosts Meridian Heart and Sole Cup 340 Runners Get Tuned in to their Health
Holmdel, NJ – The scenic roads of Holmdel were alive with runners as a record setting number of participants got tuned into their health.
More than 340 runners participated in the second leg of Meridian’s Heart and Sole Cup, in which $3,000 in prize money is awarded to the top three overall male and female finishers, as well as the top three male and female finishers by age group.
At Bayshore’s third annual 5K Run/Walk, the top three overall times were won by Brian Flynn of Bridgewater (15:28.8), Brian Quilty of Manalapan (15:41.2), and Brian Prendergast of Brick (17:48.6).
SANDY HOOK, NJ - In September 2013, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar nominated 20 citizens to serve on the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee. This committee will provide recommendations for the historic reuse of more than 30 historic buildings in the Fort Hancock Historic Landmark District within Gateway's Sandy Hook Unit.
Membership on the committee is by appointment from the Secretary of the Interior. A Call for Nominations has been issued to fill eight of the committee's 20 positions. Terms are three years in length. Applications will be taken through July 21, 2014. See Gateway's press release for more information.
The next committee meeting will begin at 9 AM on Friday, July 18, 2014 at Twin Lights Historic Site in Highlands, New Jersey. Meetings are open to the public. The public comment period will take place at 1 PM.
LINCROFT, NJ – On Tuesday, July 15, work will begin to improve the roundabout at the Newman Springs Road (Route 520) entrance to Brookdale Community College and the Lincroft Bible Church.
“This project will be done in two parts,” Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone said. “The first part will replace the roundabout’s existing concrete curb and precast pavers; the second part will involve the milling, resurfacing and marking of the pavement.”
Motorists should expect travel delays during both parts of the project. All trucks will be detoured during the project.
Between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, Wednesday, July 16 and Thursday, July 17, there will be alternating lane closures for automobile traffic while work is performed on the curb and pavers. This work will be performed by Precise Construction.