Tag: Navesink River

How We Can Help The Navesink River Heal Itself

By Ben Lucarelli, Mayor of Fair Haven The announcement by the NJDEP that 553 acres of the Navesink River were being removed from the shell fish harvestable area triggered a conversation...

January 20, 2017 | comments

Regional Ocean Plan Laudable, But Does Not Go Far Enough, Says Clean Ocean Actio...

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia When a regional plan was adopted that unites scores of federal, state and native American agencies, concerned with Atlantic Ocean issues from New York...

December 21, 2016 | comments

Rally For the Navesink Seeks To Identify Source of Pollution

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia Since the Rally for the Navesink meetings started in late June, much of the talk has been about tracking down and rectifying sources of...

November 17, 2016 | comments

Oceanic Bridge Information Sessions Oct. 25

Public officials are inviting members of the community to give input on what, if anything, should be done about the aging Oceanic Bridge (S-31), connecting Locust Point Road in Middletown with...

October 25, 2016 | comments

Dogs Employed To Help Track Source of Navesink Pollution

Story and Photos by Joseph Sapia The two dogs, working separately, stopped at the open manhole of a sanitary sewer on Fair Haven’s Linden Drive. Remi, a 3-year old female black...

October 13, 2016 | comments

Rumson Looks To Buy Island Properties In The Navesink

By Joseph Sapia RUMSON – The borough is negotiating to buy two island properties in the Navesink River, which it says it could use to preserve open space, protect the...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Addressing The Poop Problem

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia Some think the Navesink River is going to the dogs – and that is what the American Littoral Society is trying to prevent. In the...

September 6, 2016 | comments

Wave of Support Builds To Clean Up The Navesink

By Joseph Sapia The rally for the Navesink is well under way – with scientific testing of the river; private organizations working with state, county and municipal governments; and citizens...

August 22, 2016 | comments

Navesink River’s Water Quality Under Review

By Joseph Sapia In recent years, outdoor users and scientists have pointed to the degrading water quality in the Navesink River. They point to various pollutants, including petroleum products, pesticide...

May 31, 2016 | comments

High School Students Work to Clean Up Navesink Bacteria

By Joseph Sapia FAIR HAVEN – Tyler Lubin and Noah Tucker, both 17, grew up on the Navesink River – boating, fishing, kayaking and rowing. “What makes these towns great...

April 28, 2016 | comments

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