Tag: Sandy Hook

Ship Aurora: A Treasure For Sandy Hook Wreck Divers

By Jay Cook HIGHLANDS – That old saying “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” for the most part, rings true. Yet for three local scuba divers, that adage could...

October 10, 2016 | 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

Sandy Hook, Through The Eyes Of Photography Students

By Jay Cook SANDY HOOK – Abandoned houses, empty soldier barracks and overgrown nature. These were some of the subjects Montclair University photography students sought out on Sandy Hook during...

September 12, 2016 | comments

Public Input On Proposed Sandy Hook Fee Increase To Be Weighed

By Liz Sheehan SANDY HOOK – There were but a few people who attended the open house the National Park Service held on Aug. 31 at the Sandy Hook Chapel...

September 12, 2016 | comments

Fouratt to Move to N.J. Council on the Arts

By Joseph Sapia RED BANK – Monmouth Arts is looking to make a seamless transition as its longtime executive director, Mary Eileen Fouratt, moves on to take a job with...

August 29, 2016 | comments

Public Invited to Weigh In Sandy Hook Fee Hike

By Liz Sheehan Public comments, which are due by Sept. 5, will play a major role in determining if the National Park Service (NPS) will put into place proposed increases in...

August 22, 2016 | comments

A Wind Energy Area Off The Jersey Shore Coast?

By Joseph Sapia A comment period on the sale of leasing rights for a 127-square-mile wedge of the Atlantic Ocean east of Sandy Hook for windmill-generated electricity ends in early August....

August 1, 2016 | comments

Digging Up History on Sandy Hook

  By Allison Perrine SANDY HOOK – With the noonday sun beating down on them, a group of students from Monmouth University (MU) scraped the earth at the foot of...

June 30, 2016 | comments

Fourth Graders, Get Your Pass to Sandy Hook

By Liz Sheehan Fourth graders are invited by the National Park Service to get outside and discover the nation’s most treasured places by obtaining a free annual pass to more...

June 27, 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

The Historic Sandlass House Is Worth Saving

By Sean Moran, Rumson I don’t remember the first time I saw the Sandlass House, but I clearly remember how it made me feel. I was instantly fond of it,...

April 26, 2016 | comments

Effort To Save the Historic Sandlass House in Sea Bright From Demolition

By Rick Geffken It’s easy to look past the forlorn house on Sandy Hook as you loop off the bridge from the Highlands and head toward Gateway National Park. Haphazardly...

March 31, 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

On Sandy Hook, A Coyote Surprises Photographer

John Entwistle captured this image of a coyote on Jan. 7, near the bayside beach on Sandy Hook. Entwistle, of Farmingdale, and a friend, had come to snap photos of...

January 18, 2016 | comments

Microbead Phaseout Applauded by Clean Water Advocates

  Story and photo by Joseph Sapia Plastic is a helpful part of our everyday life, but it’s also negatively pervasive, with containers and wrapping material littering roads, finding its...

January 14, 2016 | comments

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