Staying on course for his projection to have Belmar open for tourism business by Memorial Day, Mayor Matt Doherty schedules groundbreaking to restore the borough's boardwalk for this Wednesday. And, Governor Christie will join the dignitaries in hard hats and shiny shovels.
There are a couple sure signs of a new year - gyms packed with resolution makers, cold & flu season, and naked Christmas trees waiting for pickup day on the curb. But this year, your Christmas tree could truly help restore the shore.
On one hand it's hard to believe that it's been almost two and a half months since Hurricane Sandy, on the other hand it's still fresh in our minds. Among the massive losses were over 200,000 vehicles, some of which could make their way to the auction block.
As many Jersey families continue to struggle with the stresses of relocating and rebuilding post-Sandy, a generous grant issued by the state is meant to increase the amount of therapeutic services available in the hardest-hit communities.