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grace July 9, 2014 at 11:43 am
doesnt look good
Leo July 9, 2014 at 12:42 pm
when will he face charges? No bid contract? kick backs to Super pac? Happy? hearing foot steps?
Mark July 13, 2014 at 12:36 pm
Time for another political hack to get on the public dole!
Photo: Daniel Nee
grace June 7, 2014 at 07:55 am
glad to see this happening! its a beautiful place we live at..continue the work, get people back inRead More their homes and move on from this horrible event Sandy
Joey Joe June 10, 2014 at 08:22 pm
Is this the real Grace -- hard to tell anymore!!
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Mimi Neuhaus June 6, 2014 at 08:57 pm
I am so glad that the park will be restored. I was down there today. I can't see why more of theRead More park isn't open now. Just an observation.
Brandy the Dog June 6, 2014 at 10:07 pm
The Board of Chosen Luftwaffe will be there any day now with a third (reich) and borrowed round ofRead More funding.
Chuck Cumella June 18, 2014 at 10:23 am
$ 8 million??? What are they going to build, a few houses too?
A crew from T. Fire Demolition prepares to demolish what is left of Joey Harrison's Surf Club in Ortley Beach, June 3, 2014. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Tyler Durden June 4, 2014 at 06:54 pm
Please don't rebuild this shit hole thanks
Av June 4, 2014 at 07:31 pm
Overrated Benny toilet
kimberlee b June 5, 2014 at 07:03 am
Wish I lived on the side of the bridge so I could enjoy it more when it reopens.
A redeveloped marina in Delcambre, Louisiana. (Photo: Peter Rowe)
Glenn May 16, 2014 at 10:04 am
Katrina, 9 years and not fully recovered. Andrew took 20 years! Sandy victims still looking for helpRead More from FEMA, forget it. We are on our own.
A redeveloped marina in Delcambre, Louisiana. (Photo: Peter Rowe)
Mike Mazzucca May 16, 2014 at 12:09 pm
From the bottom up our community could really accomplish many things. Sadly it's our town leadershipRead More that is failing us by not listening. "The advice that was given: "Get together with your community, meet and meet and meet, figure things out and get the support of your community so you can lean on each other and you’re not on your own," said Rowe." If only our leadership would listen to what people had to say and then act accordingly. What we see here though is "money wasted on bureaucracy" at the top level as well as the local, with residents sandwiched in between. People, we can't expect our leadership to fight every battle. In fact we shouldn't expect them to fight any battles for us because their agenda is different than ours. Self serving vs. community driven and we know which is which. What does it say about a community and it's leadership when the town administrator over steps and over speaks his boundary? We all wished that we could have learned a tremendous amount from Katrina and I guess to some degree we did. That is we still can't trust any form or our local or state government to help victims unless their is political gain for them, it's that simple. As Chris Christie departs onto the white house, he'll forget about the few promises he's made to us victims. Heck I am sure he has already forgotten them because to date we still are waiting on funding that has been promised. If we think 19 months is long, consider 9 years. The best quote in this article, "I heard from many people that the squeaky wheel gets the grease, and you have to keep hammering." This is exactly what we all need to keep doing, and well beyond after we get into our homes. Don't give up...don't ever give up.....
Mac May 16, 2014 at 02:09 pm
if it is GOP in Ocean County, then it is a Gilmore kneepad - Gilmore kneepads are so well greasedRead More that they can only purr and roll over
Brandy the Dog May 12, 2014 at 09:22 pm
WM is a clown- always has been always will be. Christie ain't a Republican and he's pink, not white.Read More Unlike Detroit, states can't go bankrupt. They can default, however. That don't look good for a team with no "B" game.
Brandy the Dog May 12, 2014 at 09:24 pm
WM is a clown- always has been always will be------------ Christie ain't a Republican and he'sRead More pink, not white. Unlike Detroit, states can't go bankrupt. They can default, however. That don't look good for a team with no "B" game -- *
KC May 13, 2014 at 12:08 am
The government does not ever focus on white middle class blight. Only the poor minorities in urbanRead More slums are entitled to monies it seems.
Mr. Happy May 6, 2014 at 02:23 pm
Hey Chief, sorry to tell you Rand Paul probably won't run, despite all the bluster. The state ofRead More Kentucky bars running for 2 offices at the same time. He is up for re-election to Senate in 2016. He's not gonna give that up, only to lose a presidential election. He petitioned state government to change the law. They declined. Some states have the law, it's known as the LBJ law, because he ran for Senate and V.P. in 1960.
Brandy the Dog May 6, 2014 at 02:26 pm
Somebody call for a poofta?
Brandy the Dog May 6, 2014 at 02:33 pm
Sorry, meant to say 'pizza'. Damn auto correct...
Glenn April 29, 2014 at 10:29 am
I live across from the wetlands at the end of the Metedeconk and watched 8 barge loads of debrisRead More removed. The guys had to haul most, if not all, out by hand. I couldn't believe how much was hauled out. We watched and figured the first two barges were all they would find, but they just kept coming back and going in deeper. Incredible job and extremely well done.
anonymous April 29, 2014 at 10:45 am
Is that a new reply button ----if so thank you patch----anonymous
anonymous April 29, 2014 at 10:49 am
I went hiking last weekend down taylor rd in barnegat. I saw a gate saying this area closed anyoneRead More know the road??????
John Eric Mangino April 21, 2014 at 06:02 pm
If you use a manufactured home you have to use your contractor. if you use Hud No you can not . Why?Read More Is the question ..same grant money isn it . But Hud wont approve hurricane rated home manufactured homes .. You have ask your self why ??.Why the double standards? Thats a stick built model being offered I believe from Walthers Homes
KMurray April 23, 2014 at 08:17 am
Kathleen, the commentator states that there is "still an issue with flood insurance beingRead More subsidized". John, no one says this is an $150,000 house. I heard them bring quite a bit of attention to the fact that most of us are still waiting in that story. Did we all watch the same video?
Mattie April 24, 2014 at 09:56 am
Just got word this week that my sister's Silverton home won't even be demolished until some time inRead More JULY!! WTH? She's been completely qualified, approved and allotted the grant money (to add to her insurance and flood insurance pay-outs) since the end of OCTOBER!! Now they're claiming the house will "probably be done" by the end of September... Does anyone realize that will take it to 23 months after the storm?? Yeah, Christie's doing a FINE job of restoring the shore, isn't he?
Ken April 8, 2014 at 07:51 pm
Just another person who thinks our corrupt government is there for them
disgusted homeowner April 9, 2014 at 07:46 am
Now 18 months post sandy, many of these affected business owners are just throwing in the towel andRead More deciding NOT to rebuild and re-open their businesses and just walk away. Same thing going on in Seaside with many of the fire affected businesses on the burned boardwalk area. There just doesn't seem to be much light at the end of the Sandy tunnel. I feel sorry for them but they were grossly misled by the gov following the storm. False hopes, false promises, Chris Christie. You got what you voted for.
Barnegat Inlet (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Ken April 1, 2014 at 08:22 pm
Slow speed, no wake zones in Barnegat Inlet = oxymoron
WMS826 April 3, 2014 at 03:52 pm
Can we have an opinion on the chuck Cumella
WMS826 April 3, 2014 at 03:53 pm
Can we have an opinion on this subject Chuck Cumella. Are we entitled to speak as per your highness.
FIMF the ll March 31, 2014 at 09:29 am
Sounds like there is another Christie scandal a brewin'
SAM March 31, 2014 at 10:10 am
YOU CANT STOP CRIME,
Av March 31, 2014 at 06:16 pm
No fault at the milk jug distribution center
Good Luck Point, Bayville, New Jersey, March 25, 2014
Mac March 27, 2014 at 01:21 pm
If only the Ocean County GOP would go the way of Good Luck Point. With the foresight andRead More preparations made by them prior to Hurricane Sandy, Good Luck Point never stood a chance. Perhaps that is why they hid from the public prior to, throughout and until the first Freeholder meeting after the elections. I'm sure trying to hide the fact the Ocean County Emergency Management team had no leadership throughout the Hurricane Sandy fiasco had nothing to do with their closet act.
grace March 27, 2014 at 01:23 pm
right on @ mac attack!!
fed up March 29, 2014 at 08:41 pm
was in toms river today. it has been a few months. came down to check on dads old beach house on aRead More lagoon off of fischer. wound up spending the day in town. I honestly felt like the crying indian from the 70,s. the place is going under very quickly. Drugs, crime, insane traffic, 70mph on fischer blvd?? garbage all over the place. it does not resemble toms river of even 1985. so sad I loved this town.
Shif March 6, 2014 at 07:41 am
Sean, you're an idiot!
Mark Wendell March 6, 2014 at 09:00 am
There will not be a dounut left in Berkley!
Maruca_Failed_My_Ward March 6, 2014 at 09:12 am
Christie the COWARD.....runs to HOLIDAY CITY while people in SOUTH SEASIDE PARK and GLEN COVERead More sections of Berkley REMAIN HOMELESS and WITHOUT INSURANCE MONEY 16 Months LATER.... CHRISTIE the COWARDLY PUSSY
WMS826 February 16, 2014 at 08:23 pm
And you people all think in nuts....take a look at AV....he must have a pretty good supplierRead More DAS....whatever you do please do not use what he uses.
BoroTaxPayer February 16, 2014 at 08:35 pm
WMS- The reason I am angry and mad is because you continually make unnecessary and insensitiveRead More comments about the current articles concerning the deaths of local people, without concern for their family members such as young siblings and mother and fathers, might read your nonsense. Does that make you feel good that a young child may be reading the nonsense that you might have posted about their family member. I may not feel for a person that causes their own demise, but I my heart breaks for the families, and to post many of the comments attributed to you on these articles is nothing short of disgusting and ignorant. Voicing your opinion on a topic is one thing and I am all for it, but if you plan on attacking people and trying to cause pain for people going through a difficult time, then you should at least be man enough to not hide behind your computer, or better yet, just shut the fuck up! Quite frankly I don't think you have posted (1) positive comment on this site in over 1740 comments. A little far off on the "addict" comment, don't dabble in drugs. Don't even drink, which I can see do plenty of, you might be in need of a little visit to that new place in TR. They might even have a special bed for slow people, just for you.
Av February 16, 2014 at 10:57 pm
Wms got that internet bravery going on. Stop touching your cat like that. Go butter your roll
KC February 12, 2014 at 12:16 am
That's okay...their water is still polluted.
KC February 12, 2014 at 12:22 am
Yah, WHY THE BIG DISCREPANCY? Why are the fat cat judges and lawyers getting the lion's share? OneRead More big cesspool - Tom's River is a Ciba Geigy pollution hole no matter how they steal.
Mare February 12, 2014 at 09:23 am
This does not surprise me. Sad, should have been in motion a year ago.
Photo: Daniel Nee
Heywood February 11, 2014 at 05:40 am
I believe this is the area in questionRead More https://maps.google.com/maps?q=bayville,+nj&hl=en&ll=39.765212,-74.098588&spn=0.004882,0.006899&sll=40.07304,-74.724323&sspn=4.976736,7.064209&t=h&hnear=Bayville,+Berkeley+Township,+Ocean,+New+Jersey&z=17
Heywood February 11, 2014 at 05:41 am
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Heywood February 11, 2014 at 05:42 am
http://goo.gl/maps/jtjh7
A Blue Acres site along Route 35 in Brick Township, south of the Curtis Point neighborhood
Sean Conneamhe February 7, 2014 at 08:56 pm
"Impeach Christie..."
Beach Mover February 8, 2014 at 06:56 am
As a public service could the patch please post a Sean Conneamhe "Impeach Christie...."Read More comment on all articles related to Christie just to save time? Thanks
Sean Conneamhe February 8, 2014 at 08:27 pm
"Impeach Christie.."
A Blue Acres site along Route 35 in Brick Township, south of the Curtis Point neighborhood
Sean Conneamhe February 9, 2014 at 08:56 am
"Impeach Christie for not prosecuting the wide-spread corruption in Seaside..."
charlotte February 9, 2014 at 10:23 am
SCI Report - D1997 It is a large document - good read. Start on page 27 "Fraudulent Disaster/Read More Damage Claims" then page 37 "Environmental Degradation". That might grab your interest to read the entire document. http://www.state.nj.us/sci/pdf/seaside.pdf
Av February 9, 2014 at 12:02 pm
We need new coolers at riggers when I gonna get me check?
'Stronger Than the Storm' ads peppered television screens in 2013. (Photo: Stronger Than The Storm/ Youtube)
Beach Mover February 5, 2014 at 04:06 pm
Here's how I see it. If the money was spent improperly or illegally it should be investigated. I'mRead More glad you think it is a worthwhile thing if done properly. I think if most people were honest Christie was the great ambassador for NJ. He was a great spokesmen at that point close to 70% of people in NJ thought he was doing a good job. We know that many people now think that had changed.
anonymous February 5, 2014 at 04:08 pm
I guess the feds have it wrong. You might want to call them and let them know what you know.Read More anonymous
Beach Mover February 5, 2014 at 04:12 pm
Got the call in if they respond I will post. Thank for tip.
Sandy-destroyed homes along Sunset Boulevard in Brick. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
disgusted homeowner February 4, 2014 at 08:58 pm
@Av. I'm ready for the next storm. I pulled out all my old "flood pants" from the attic.Read More They have to be at least 4 inches above my shoes. So there, i'm ready, bring on the next storm. Oh BTW i live 3 miles inland...............................
Av February 4, 2014 at 09:13 pm
Well what color are the pants? 3miles in? Is that where the shacks r at ?
anonymous February 5, 2014 at 11:19 am
We got a bully let the fun begin!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! anonymous
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