Tag: Gateway National Recreation Area

World War I-Era Ordnance Found Along Jersey Shore

By Jay Cook | Over 300 pieces of military-grade ordnance, each no larger than a pocket-sized ChapStick, were recovered along beaches in three Shore towns, and ultimately disposed of safely. The beach...

March 19, 2017 | 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

Fort Hancock: Home Sweet Home?

By John Burton FORT HANCOCK – Some of the aging and deteriorating structures along Fort Hancock’s officer’s row could eventually wind up as family homes. The 21st Century Fort Hancock...

November 22, 2013 | comments

A Bird in Hand is Worth a Peck of Data

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez SANDY HOOK – Take the flight of the tiny golden-crowned kinglet. It’s small and delicate, but hardier than you might think. And, if Tom Brown’s bird-banding...

November 15, 2013 | comments

Hooray! Sandy Hook Reopens Six Months After Storm

By John Burton SANDY HOOK – Even before the ribbon was cut on Wednesday morning, people had arrived, happy that Gate­way National Recreation Area at Sandy Hook was again open...

May 3, 2013 | comments

No Sea Gulls’ Nest at Sandy Hook This Year

By John Burton SANDY HOOK – A trip to the beach at Gateway National Recreation Area at Sandy Hook for many means a trip to the Sea Gulls’ Nest restaurant...

April 26, 2013 | comments

Committee Focuses on Fort Hancock Repair, Future Use

By John Burton SANDY HOOK – In what is expected to be a two- or three-year process, a citizens’ committee studying the future of Fort Hancock and its historic structures...

February 1, 2013 | comments

Options for Future Considered at SH

By John Burton SANDY HOOK – People love and care for the Gateway National Recreation Area but feel that the federal government can do more to enhance visitors’ experiences. That...

September 21, 2012 | comments

Opinions Sought at Sandy Hook Open House

By John Burton SANDY HOOK – The National Park Service is asking the public to offer its input about what should happen at Sandy Hook and other Gateway National Recreation...

September 7, 2012 | comments

Police Building Renovated at Fort Hancock

SANDY HOOK — The Fort Hancock building used by Sandy Hook Park’s police is getting a little work done to it. Peter McCarthy, coordinator of Gateway National Recreational Area at...

December 1, 2011 | comments

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