If you live near Barnegat Bay...and if your home has a lawn...and if you're concerned about the effect of substances that help your lawn but hurt the Bay...would $250 a year be incentive enough for you to swap the grass for something different?
Stacey O'Connor is a music fan as well as a music teacher. Her ability to use the art in teaching her first-grade classes has earned her the 2015 "Excellence in Education" Award, bestowed on the Manchester Township Elementary first-grade teacher by lawmakers in the shore's 10th Legislative District.
Not surprisingly, the Governor's State of the State Address was well received from State Lawmakers in Ocean and Monmouth Counties because the region is well represented by the Republican Party. However, not everyone embraced all of the Governor's proposals.