4 hrs ago
DoubleTree by Hilton Atlantic Beach Oceanfront Opens Following $5M Renovation
DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Atlantic Beach Oceanfront, a contemporary beachside escape in coastal North Carolina.
8 hrs ago
Hotel ravaged by Hurricane Irene set to reopen
The DoubleTree, formerly the Sheraton Hotel, is scheduled to reopen between 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to Marty Matfess, the V.P. of operations for the Newport Group, Inc. The company, based out of Augusta, Ga., purchased the property for $4.56 million at an auction in December.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Long Branch Mayor Endorses Christie, Says 'Party Lines Don't Always Matter'
Long Branch Mayor Adam Schneider, a Democrat, publicly endorsed Gov. Chris Christie in Pier Village on Monday.
Demolition to begin on Denville flood homes
Township and Morris County officials gathered on Riverside Drive Monday for a ceremonial beginning to demolition of flood-ravaged homes along the Rockaway River.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The Hudson Reporter
Who's running for Hoboken mayor? Romano undecided, still only Zimmer vs. Ramos for November
Chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders and former Hoboken Police Captain Anthony Romano insisted this past week that he has still not made a decision about whether to run for mayor in November, leaving the number of candidates at two - Mayor Dawn Zimmer and Assemblyman Ruben Ramos.
Berkshire Red Cross Chapter Honors Disaster...
American Red Cross volunteers are known for arriving to disaster scenes with arms full of supplies for victims.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Bill Clinton, Chris Christie talk Hurricane Sandy recovery at Chicago conference
CHICAGO - Former President Bill Clinton sat down with Gov. Chris Christie today to talk about New Jersey's recovery from Hurricane Sandy - touching on the state's emotional connection to the Shore, the need for another source of flood insurance, and the governor's famous "get the hell off the beach" comment.
Business owners to operate Downtown Troy Marina
Downtown Troy Marina LLC, a joint venture between Jeff Buell , owner of MHC Development, and Tom Nardacci , founder of Gramercy Communications, has agreed to take over operations of the Downtown Troy Marina.
The Jersey Journal
Sandy relief may threaten Cranford's federal funding for flood mitigation
CRANFORD - The township may not receive federal money it was hoping to receive for a flood mitigation project that started after Hurricane Irene.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Active Outdoors: Tandem bike adventure; touring the Cape
Our tandem touring bike and BOB trailer wait patiently for the ferry to dock at Oak Bluffs and take us to Woods Hole.
The Times Leader
Flood buyout process frustrates Nescopeck man
Carl Bloom Jr.'s home was recently removed from list because it's not in a high-risk zone on new federal maps.
Jon Spencer on how working with R.L. Burnside felt like being in the presence of an eternal god
A few years ago, Jon Spencer was getting the Blues Explosion's Matador albums ready for expanded reissues when the thought about getting the band back together after an extended hiatus began taking root.
The Jersey Journal
Pequannock preparing for 'minor to moderate flooding,' mayor says
PEQUANNOCK - Mayor Rich Phelan says the township is expecting for the Wanaque Reservoir to spill over in the upcoming rainstorm, but it shouldn't impact most residents.
Letter: A Response To Mike Barry's Column
I must take exception to Mike Barry's recent column trumpeting the County Office of Legislative Budget Review's 's "verdict" that the County Comptroller's office sought and received adequate backup for payments to Super Storm Sandy contractors.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The Jersey Journal
For the next Sandy, two new places to harbor NJ Transit trains
Hurricane Sandy turned rail yards into rivers in Kearny and Hoboken, leading to the damage of nearly 350 train cars and locomotives.
Paterson City Council Tables Buyback Resolution
The City Council voted to table the city's buyback resolution until July. The decision came after hearing the cries of local residents and concerns posed by several council members.
After 40 years of stocking Connecticut rivers, salmon program being scaled back
After more than 40 years of stocking millions upon millions of baby salmon hatchlings, or 'fry,' in rivers throughout Connecticut and the other states - and after floods during Hurricane Irene wrecked the federal hatchery in Vermont - the U.S. government and Connecticut's three salmon restoration partners have called it quits.
Township Council Approves New $120K Generator Contract
The Washington Township Council voted to approved a contract for a new emergency generator at the town's Municipal Complex during their meeting Monday.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Chevy Chase helping to raise money for Opus 40
The hurricane-collapsed section of Harvey Fite's six-acre Opus 40 bluestone sculpture will be restored to its original beauty this summer, thanks to masons from the Santa Fe Stone Foundation, funded by the star-studded Opus 40 Preservation Brunch on June 23. Comedian Chevy Chase and his wife Jayni are special guests with a longstanding connection ... (more)
Hightstown Mayor Alleges Conspiracy Between Council Member, Police Director
Hightstown Mayor Steven Kirson filed a tort claim notice with the Borough against Police Director James LeTellier, Councilman Robert Thibault, and the Borough on June 3 citing a damaged reputation as cause.