Tag: Sandy Hook

Half Dozen Boaters Rescued in Another Boating Accident

By Jay Cook | SANDY HOOK – A relaxing Labor Day weekend boat trip turned dangerous for six boaters when their vessel capsized Monday. The boaters were aboard a 22-foot...

September 9, 2017 | comments

Solar Eclipse Captivates

By Jay Cook and John Burton | HOLMDEL and SANDY HOOK – For the thousands of people who turned out locally to experience Monday’s cosmic milestone, it was more than...

August 29, 2017 | comments

Invasive Plant Species Crowding Out Native Beachgrass

By Liz Sheehan | SANDY HOOK ­­– The American Littoral Society is asking local beachgoers to rid the beaches of an invasive plant which crowds out the native American beachgrass and...

August 20, 2017 | comments

Female Lifeguards Show Strength, Stamina, Speed

  Photos by Bart Lentini | SANDY HOOK – Female lifeguards from up and down the East Coast descended upon Sandy Hook on Wednesday, with their goggles and swim caps in...

July 31, 2017 | comments

Have You Seen That Mega Yacht Off The Hook?

By Jay Cook | RARITAN BAY – One of the most lavish and enormous yachts in the world has been enjoying a summer vacation in New York and New Jersey...

July 9, 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

Sandy Hook Refugees, Long Ago But Not So Far Away

By Rick Geffken Remote and barren for much of its history, Sandy Hook hardly seems a welcoming place for refugees of any kind. Yet, during the Revolutionary War, it was home...

March 21, 2017 | comments

Winter Seal Walk Delights, Even Without The Seals

Story and photo by Jay Cook SANDY HOOK – It was hard to believe the amount of fog that covered the barrier island on an unseasonably warm Saturday morning. While...

March 3, 2017 | comments

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

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