Tag: Sandy Hook

Park Service Looks To Reopen Sandy Hook in May

By John Burton SANDY HOOK – Peter McCarthy stood on a long, high and slopping hill of sand at Sandy Hook that now buries Parking Lot E – thanks to...

December 7, 2012 | 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

Rumson Student Barrels Ahead Eagle Scout Award Project

SANDY HOOK – The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s (NJSGC) headquarters at Sandy Hook is now home to a new rain barrel installation project that resulted from a team effort...

June 28, 2012 | comments

‘Believable’ Distress Call Off Sandy Hook Called a Hoax By Coast Gua...

By Anastasia Millicker SANDY HOOK–The call came in a little after 4:20 p.m. Monday from a caller radioing from either New Jersey or southern New York. Calm and believable, said...

June 12, 2012 | comments

BCC to Close Longtime Sandy Hook Facility

By John Burton FORT HANCOCK – Brookdale Community Col­lege has decided to walk away from its longstanding use of a facility at Fort Hancock. Linda Milstein, the college’s vice president...

May 3, 2012 | comments

Record Number Of Beaches Cleaned Of Debris During Annual Sweep

When Clean Action Ocean began its annual beach Sweep in 1985, only 75 people participated. Last weekend thousands came to help clear tons of debris from 75 sites. During the...

April 27, 2012 | comments

About Town

Atlantic Highlands The new home of the Atlantic Highlands Library at Borough Hall on First Avenue will be officially dedicated on Thursday, April 26 at 6 p.m., by borough officials,...

April 21, 2012 | comments

The View From The Bridge

By Susan M. Kennedy   YOU’RE DRIVING DOWN Route 36, heading east, cursing under your breath at each light you miss, which is all of them.  Shopping centers, gas stations...

April 13, 2012 | comments

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: COA’s 2011 Beach Sweeps Report

SANDY HOOK – Clean Ocean Action released its annual Beach Sweeps Report at a press conference at the Seagull’s Nest last Wednesday. The Beach Sweeps Report provides an overview of...

April 13, 2012 | comments

Protest $20 Entry Fee To Sandy Hook

As the warmer weather of summer gets closer, the Sandy Hook beach going public is still being threatened with a 100 percent increase in fees by the National Park Service. The...

March 9, 2012 | comments

Take A Winter Wildlife Walk On Sandy Hook

Observe seals in their natural habitat on a naturalist-guided walk Celebrate winter wildlife with Clean Ocean Action and observe seals in the bayside habitat with naturalist Joe Reynolds on Sunday,...

February 9, 2012 | comments

Park Service signs Letter of Intent with the AIDS Resource Foundation for Childr...

NPS To Lease Officers Row Building To Nonprofit   SANDY HOOK – The National Park Service has announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent for the lease of...

February 3, 2012 | comments

Bundle Up and Head Out For The Dery Bennett New Year’s Day Beach Walk

SANDY HOOK – On January 1, 2012, the American Littoral Society will hold its 36th annual Dery Bennett New Year’s Day Beach Walk on Sandy Hook. Society staff will lead members and...

December 23, 2011 | 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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