New Jersey

December 6, 2017

REPORT: SURF FISHERMAN SWEPT OUT TO SEA, LOSES HIS LIFE

A surf fisherman who was swept out to sea Wednesday morning in Sandy Hook is dead.  NJ.com reports that the individual was fishing at the Sandy Hook National Gateway Recreation area when he was taken out to sea; his body was recovered a couple of hours...
December 5, 2017

STATE APPROVES DREDGE MATERIAL TO BE USED FOR BEACH FILL IN LBI

State officials have announced an $18.4 million contract to use dredge materials to fill in the beaches in southern Long Beach Island.  Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company will clear the navigation channels and use the material to fill in eroded beaches.  The contractor has begun to mobilize and wants to finish the project by [...]

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December 5, 2017

ANOTHER BEACH COMMUNITY FIGHTS STATE’S DUNE PROJECT

Another beach community is now fighting the State’s plans to install protective dunes.  Risden’s Beach in Point Pleasant Beach is a privately owned beach community and residents say the State’s plan is only a disguised attempt to have a public, and not private, beach.  The NJDEP says it has no intentions nor any interests in [...]

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December 5, 2017

BEAR HUNT: 68 BEARS KILLED IN FIRST DAY OF NJ HUNT

68 bears were killed Monday during the first day of a four-day bear hunt in New Jersey.  The hunt is probably in its final year as Governor-elect Phil Murphy has pledged alternate ways to thin out the bear population in northern New Jersey. The post BE...