This week was a good one for First Avenue Pizza in Manasquan, the recipient of a $50,000 grant from the state for Sandy Recovery.
Beaches were also in the news as the Army Corps announced a replenishment project for beaches from Belmar to Manasquan. Another branch of the federal government got in the news this week when the Environmental Protection Agency announced plans to clean up a Wall Township Superfund site affecting Manasquan and surrounding areas.
If you missed anything this week, you'll likely find it here:
First Avenue Pizza in Manasquan is the recipient of a $50,000 Stronger NJ Business Grant that demonstrates the Christie Administration’s commitment to the recovery of small businesses in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the administration announced Wednesday.
Beaches from Belmar to Manasquan eroded from Superstorm Sandy are targeted in a $25 million beach replenishment project, slated to begin later this month.
The Glimmer Glass Bridge on Brielle Road will be closed Monday between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., town officials said.
A special task force formed after Hurricane Sandy is urging more resilient and innovative housing construction, a more flexible electrical grid, reliable cell-phone and Internet service in disasters, and a dependable fuel supply chain.
Mary “Sissy” Gepp McArdle, age 73, passed away on August 18, 2013 at home. Mary was a lifelong resident of Belmar. She graduated from St. Rose High School in 1957 and Georgian Court College in 1964. She was a teacher at St. Rose Grammar School for 32 years and was Vice Principal for 8 years. Mary was also a lifelong parishioner of St. Rose parish.
Robert S. Underhill, 58 of Wall, was born June 21, 1955 in Point Pleasant and passed at home on August 17, 2013 after a brave and stoic 2 year battle with cancer. Bob grew up in Brielle, NJ and attended Manasquan High School then went on to receive his Criminal Justice degree from Northeastern University in Boston.
The Environmental Protection Agency is ready to spend $19 million to cleanup 30 years of toxins found on a Wall Township site traced to a pair of former dry cleaners, the agency announced.