Statment as released by Manasquan Mayor and Council:
On behalf of the residents of the Borough of Manasquan, Mayor Dempsey and Council members wish to extend our condolences to the victims and the families of the Newtown Elementary School shootings.
The struggles which our borough has faced over the last several months can never amount to the pain and tragedy which occurred on Friday. The souls lost are forever in the hearts and minds of our citizens.
We extend our thoughts and prayers to the children, families, school and community during their time of grieving. May they know Manasquan is there for them during their time of need and comfort.