Tag: Fort Hancock

Middletown Growth – Officials Talk About Town’s Future

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Middletown Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger said last week that his town is in a “unique position.” Throughout New Jersey, the issue of redevelopment is a constant...

August 10, 2017 | comments

Fort Hancock Committee On Hold

By Liz Sheehan | FORT HANCOCK – The Fort Hancock 21st Century Committee was established by the US Department of the Interior in 2012 to look into ways to restore...

June 9, 2017 | comments

A Vision for a Marina In Sandy Hook Bay

  By Liz Sheehan | SANDY HOOK – Is there a marina in Fort Hancock’s future? David Hoder, a civil engineer based in Fair Haven, presented that possibility at a meeting...

March 29, 2017 | comments

Eight Historic Buildings At Fort Hancock Have Suitors

By Liz Sheehan | MIDDLETOWN – After issuing the first lease on a building in historic Fort Hancock on Sandy Hook in Gateway National Recreation Area last year, the committee formed...

February 15, 2017 | comments

Turning ‘Beach Sweep’ Trash Into Art

 Sandy Hook to Display Work by Local Environmental Artists   Story and photos by Joseph Sapia SANDY HOOK – Sculptures crafted from trash materials will be featured at Sandy Hook’s...

September 12, 2016 | comments

First of Fort Hancock Buildings Are Leased By Private Owners

By Liz Sheehan SANDY HOOK- After attempts reaching back to 1999, The National Park Service (NPS) announced on May 9 that it has finally issued the first lease on a...

May 16, 2016 | comments

Fort Hancock Lessees Would Pay Levies On Properties To Middletown

  By Liz Sheehan SANDY HOOK – As the National Park Service (NPS) continues negotiations with potential lessees for three of the 32 buildings available for leasing at Fort Hancock, Middletown...

February 19, 2016 | comments

Fort Hancock’s Officers Row Buildings Eyed For Residential Use

By Liz Sheehan | SANDY HOOK – The National Park Service is negotiating with potential lessees for the first three of 32 available properties, in historic Fort Hancock. The residential...

December 13, 2015 | comments

On Your Mark! Upcoming 5K Race/Walks in May

DISCOUNT AND GIVEAWAYS are available to those who register early for these local events. MAY 2 – Sandy Hook Lighthouse 5K Run/Walk for the Blind at Fort Hancock, sign- in...

April 10, 2015 | comments

Gateway Improvements Under Way

SANDY HOOK – Sandy Hook and Fort Hancock are undergoing positive changes and upgrades that will have a significant effect on the park’s future. Representatives of the National Park Service (NPS)...

March 27, 2015 | comments

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