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Raptor April 18, 2014 at 09:41 pm
the first thing that came to mind are some words to live by that have helped me through many trivialRead More situations; "you can't always get what you want, you get what you need"
Tony jones April 18, 2014 at 11:00 pm
Can I sue her for stupidity
John Santaella April 18, 2014 at 11:51 pm
Stupidity is not illegal. Violating someones Constitutional rights is.
Christie appointed Seton Hall law school dean Patrick Hobbs to serve as an ombudsman in the governor's office Thursday/Composite image
FIMF the ll April 19, 2014 at 12:35 am
Troll: Spooner April 19, 2014 at 12:19 AM ...how's the pixie sisters doing??
Spooner April 19, 2014 at 12:46 am
...whatever floats your toot-toot. And watch for those sharp turns...
FIMF the ll April 19, 2014 at 12:50 am
Spooner, you been diesel binging again?
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Richard April 18, 2014 at 08:21 pm
Right on JJ !
Mac April 18, 2014 at 09:12 pm
and pickup trucks with plows couldn't plow various areas of the township easier, faster and moreRead More cost efficient than heavier trucks why?
Raptor April 18, 2014 at 10:16 pm
pickup's w/ plows are great for parking lots and roads covered w/ minimal snow amounts (3-5")Read More once the snowfall amount gets above 6" that's a lot of weight to be pushing around on a consistent basis even for a heavy duty pickup. a mid to full sized dump are geared better for heavier work. There is the other side of the coin that not only do the trucks need to be purchased, but the plows as well, then there's the yearly maint costs, fuel and ins expenses. A decent used dump like a Ford single axel 30,000lb mid-size dump goes for about $30,000. How many do we need in our fleet, 5,8,10? At the quoted $$ of $120k for a single axel dump, how many are do they expect to get, 4, 6, 8? The bigger the truck, the bigger the plow (as well as the attachment system to the truck) = more $$$. A very good plow for a heavy duty pick up goes for about $4k.
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Stephen April 18, 2014 at 08:41 pm
OK captain acropolis. Do you put on a real costume with a cape & all Steve like a real superRead More hero when you get on the patch & babble? lol No doubt you probably do.
Mac April 18, 2014 at 09:01 pm
Just how does one arrive at a bid of $20,225? How many bids were actually submitted for the beer andRead More wine trophy? $800 for pizza and $1500 for cheesesteaks and sausages are understandable bids, much like $20,000 or $22,500 would be for the booze bids? Apparently Brick residents are much bigger on drinking their snacks than eating them.
J.JONES April 18, 2014 at 11:35 pm
Ok take your pick its going to cost $5 ,$8 ,$10 per drink ??? River Rock do you really think yourRead More going to make money on this..Should have let this one alone would have been better to supply a bus to and from concerts and made more money ..
Mac April 18, 2014 at 10:35 am
the orange cone heads will be joining together to stroke the ego of their Big Bellied Bubba in BrickRead More on Thursday the 24th - the state police have put out a directive advising all visiting Wisconsin tourists that their cheesehead apparel is unwelcome at these events without the proper donation screening
Sharron Greenberg, VISTA Operation HOPE April 18, 2014 at 11:30 am
Jack Smith - The grants from Mary Pat Christie's charity was transparent last year.Read More http://sandynjrelieffund.org/go.cfm?do=Page.View&pid=21 Admittedly, I only know this as I work for one of the np; so maybe they didn't do a great job publicizing their stuff.
Mac April 18, 2014 at 12:05 pm
@Sharron Greenberg - personally I thank you for this information - this list seems to cover a lot ofRead More bases and is as Christie-style politically correct as it can get - I'm sure the other $13M and counting will uphold this same policy of distribution - what I find suspect about this money distribution is that Christie hasn't been touting it with all the newsprint about this money not being distributed - our Governor has a habit of self-touting everything he does for the benefit of the people (short list but he's still relentless about it) - perhaps those that contributed believing this fund had more to do with rebuilding hurricane destroyed homes on the Jersey Shore has something to do with another one of Christie's surprising leadership decisions that has to be dragged out of him
WMS826 April 16, 2014 at 02:48 pm
I think it is a reflection of the lack of culture or expectations young people have from restaurantsRead More now a days to accept these chains as "good" We have plenty of jobs here for teens that go unfilled at all times. This was an existing building, however we could have done better in tenants.
Mark Haviland April 17, 2014 at 09:11 am
Any new business is more welcome than empty storefronts. How many years will the old WorkOut WorldRead More (which I know was fire damaged) sit vacant? On the other hand, the traffic grid in Brick is pretty much the same since the Laurelton Circle was straightened. I think the development near the Post Office will choke the traffic on Chambers Bridge, and Rte. 70.
WMS826 April 17, 2014 at 02:59 pm
Retail or commercial space has changed greatly since most of Brick was built. Stores are much biggerRead More than space we have open and the Killers of Home Depot and Walmart dominate their areas. I do not see much of a future for these empty storefronts. I would like t ask Disgusted Homeowner about the church we have operating on Brick Blvd and the thrift shop next to it. You called me a dummy and said I do not know zoning laws...can you explain this being allowed and not an Hassidic use being allowed if a desperate landowner needed a tenant.
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J.JONES April 16, 2014 at 06:43 pm
@ DENNY D.I agree with you about most of the above comments you made I was against Ice Palace ,BelluRead More was a terrible move But I don't see that much different in the new Dem council they are playing same games .The only great thing I see is the crack down on drugs in town which is a combined program of many surrounding towns and state police special operations..I can't wait to see the final results of the towns budget and how we get screwed again..
DennyD April 18, 2014 at 05:35 am
The sudden surge of arrests of drug offenders is amazing. Makes one wonder as to why this was notRead More happening during the last few years. It is no secret as to where the "hot spots" are in our town. As far as questionable governing and nepotism goes, all we can do is keep on asking the hard questions and have the powers that be explain who, what and why. Many of us are very cynical and deservedly so.
DAS April 18, 2014 at 10:08 am
It's because the county prosecutor has lit a fire under their asses, but it will fade over time andRead More the police will go back to the regular routines. I hope they keep up the good work, but not holding my breath.
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Joe Pockets April 16, 2014 at 07:10 pm
WMS826 April 17, 2014 at 05:46 am
So where is the public alarm from your party the democrats on this. Lakewood will be a politicalRead More powerhouse soon. 200 thousand well organized people with money...this will be the first stop on any politicians list in a statewide election. What opposition did the democrats have to this.
WMS826 April 17, 2014 at 05:51 am
You have me over a barrel,on this one. I mean it is not like the Democrats have not been buyingRead More black votes for decades with the BILLIONS sent to Newark and Camden and Paterson.
Irina April 10, 2014 at 12:04 pm
Re-elect Joe Vicari.
Martin April 10, 2014 at 07:20 pm
JAD, are you serious? Or are you really Joe Vicari? A decade or 2 of having Joe at the publicRead More trough is enough for us taxpayers!
Hookerman April 13, 2014 at 09:25 am
The 'responsible studies' show that people who use harder drugs, like heroin and crack, started outRead More using marijuana, thus it gets labeled a 'gateway drug'. Using that logic, if heroin and cracks users started out drinking beer, the we can also conclude that beer is a gateway drug, and should be outlawed the way marijuana is. As far as the driving argument; a total strawman since no one is arguing that dui laws should be repealed.
Scott Neuman April 13, 2014 at 09:42 am
Want a true voice in Congress? Http://www.ScottNeuman.com 4th CD NJ 2014
Mel Sharples April 14, 2014 at 08:03 am
How about milk? Baby formula? Gateways for tequila!
Beach replenishment in Surf City during summer 2013. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Av April 9, 2014 at 07:11 pm
Hurray for eminent domain, enough with the "my view" bullshit!
FIMF the ll April 11, 2014 at 10:22 pm
Mr Potter folded knowing full well that his windfall wasn't going to happen. Karans Lite. You haveRead More to watch the film clips- what a hypocrite. Speaking of hypocrites- check out the Pope.
Brick Surfer April 15, 2014 at 02:45 pm
@ Blue, a hard structure is anything that is constructed from non pliable pieces,; i.e. steelRead More corrugated sheet, rock walls, cement walls. Anything like these. For the very reason that you stated, so close to the shoreline the wave energy dissipated will travel laterally, thereby affecting those areas that do not have the "hard structure". Eventually, the entire coast from Maine to Florida will have this. Not very economical or viable for that matter, and as sea levels rise, as they continue to do, these structures will be over run with sea water anyway. Only time will tell.
Sue Belka April 9, 2014 at 12:03 pm
At long last, he finally offers some help to homeowners !! I urge people to join StopFEMANow onRead More Facebook & twitter!
Chuck Cumella April 9, 2014 at 12:52 pm
Glenn April 11, 2014 at 10:13 pm
Stop FEMA from what? They haven't done s#!t.
FIMF the ll April 8, 2014 at 04:15 pm
Mac, I called Samson's office to find out for you and he was too tired to take my call...
Mac April 8, 2014 at 04:26 pm
well then I'm just going to have to go rabbit hunting in Crawford Corners and corner the honcho thatRead More gave Christie his real start for the nitty-gritty values
Phil Brooks April 8, 2014 at 08:01 pm
Makemyday, Assuming you're responding to a specific person, it would be nice if you addressed thatRead More person so he knew the post was directed at him. In any case, given the way you phrased your post, I'd guess it was directed my way. // So, I'll respond to you thusly: The deflection argument doesn't work. You know, the one where you didn't receive the proper results from Benghazi, Fast and Furious, etc., therefore Christie is not deserving of the tough questions because Obama, Holder and Clinton apparently got a pass. // My comment was merely a question I'd ask Christie and has nothing to do with anything or anyone who came before him. Hell, the question I'd ask Obama is, "What makes you think you're qualified to be President?" I mean, come on, community activist, two years as a senator, likely never got properly vetted because he was the first somewhat viable black candidate, and maybe a bunch of other things. // But, I've got to tell you that I'm sick and tired of people taking sides and the whole deflection argument. The idea of defending someone who has no idea who you are and who has done nothing for anyone who hasn't contributed to his campaigns and his party (which makes him like ever other politician out there) is something I cannot understand. Maybe you can enlighten me.
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Linda Maloney April 8, 2014 at 08:23 am
I never thought from Chambers Bridge to Forge Pond was that big of an issue! The money could be usedRead More elsewhere!
Glenn April 8, 2014 at 08:27 am
How about a 3rd lane from Target to Forge pond? Why can't Cedar Bridge traffic issues be solved atRead More the same time? Oh, stupid question. Town Hall is on Chambers Bridge. Of course, if the town had not bought the old Foodtown site, Home Depot would have had to pay for all these improvements due to their "increased traffic".
Mrgrumpass April 8, 2014 at 02:01 pm
Whos idea was this and was there a public hearing on it this is the first i have read of it.
ray April 7, 2014 at 01:16 pm
Anyone who falls for this scam should be under 24 hour care anyway. Can you imagine that thisRead More person is allowed to drive a car and vote? Heaven help us!!!
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Robert April 7, 2014 at 06:30 pm
Plain And Simple....DUMB IDEA
Ken April 7, 2014 at 08:34 pm
Typical when you have liberal democrats running the show
TuesdaySunshine April 8, 2014 at 10:49 pm
Sounds like fun to me. 😝
dennis giaimo April 6, 2014 at 08:32 am
I was in Kandahar as a civilian in 2012. I saw day to day what our troops do for us all in the causeRead More of Freedom. Arrived in January and it never rained after March. So hot, dusty was a constant. The troops go out on missions like we go to the Mall and thinking some of these kids may not come back. Both young men and women in MRAPs with 100 lbs of gear. We owe them much more that what we recognize them for. I could go on and on. I really feel every American kid like in Israel should serve at least 6 weeks in boot camp to understand and actually feel what it is like to be a solder.
steve fenichel April 6, 2014 at 11:10 pm
The old men lie and the young boys die: War, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing. War isRead More nothing but a heartbreaker, A friend only to the undertaker.
Whoisleadingus?? April 15, 2014 at 08:15 pm
As a 20 year veteran myself, nothing can explain that desire to go back with your brothers andRead More sisters in arms. Having served in Desert Shield, Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom, my heart hurts when I hear another one has made the ultimate sacrifice. God holds a special place in his kindom for those who give so much, but seek so little in return. May he rest in peace and God bless his family. Thank you for allowing him to serve.
Gov. Chris Chrisitie addresses local at the Herbertsville Fire Company headquarters in Brick Township, April 2, 2014. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Heywood April 6, 2014 at 03:14 pm
Just tough it up and say your "Good-byes" to Junkie Joe or Jane and let them pass onRead More quietly.
Lucio Argento April 8, 2014 at 08:31 am
This is excellent proactive thinking on the part of whomever came up with the idea ( I'm sure itRead More wasn't Christi as he hates addicts and would exterminate them if he could)! It is true though that Narcan throws the addict into instant opiate withdrawal and they are going to be upset (not because there life was just saved) because coming down from a place where you feel safe (addicts turn to drugs because fear drives them) and will instantly be thrown into for lack of a better term "culture shock". Immediate withdrawal is incredibly painful and psychologically devastating. They will become violent, they will rummage the ambulance or hospital for something to stick in their vein and not necessarily because they don't want to stop us in but because addiction is a monster that takes over all rational thought and drives one to insane decisions. If they see a saline injection on a med cart you can bet they will steal it even knowing it won't get then high but to fulfill there ritual of abuse and injecting things into there bodies. I saw a lot when I was a kid, I'm in my 50's now and clean for over 20 years. I'll explain the allure of heroin as simple as possible for those that don't understand. Just please make an honest attempt at feeling the scenario I am about to describe. Imagine being swaddled in a soft blanket like an infant, in perfect grace and comfort dreaming of the most beautiful things your imagination can design. Your warm and filled with love and protection, your warm, the perfect temperature flows throughout your body and the music of the most spiritual nature lulls you in and out that beautiful dream your floating in. You feel what it must be like to love and be loved and then IN ONE INSTANTANEOUS MOMENT IT ALL GETS SUCKED OUT OF YOU and now your lonelier then you've ever felt, your I've cold with goose pimple skin, lights are cutting you like ginsu knives painfully cutting to the bone while voices frantically ask you questions about how you feel but you can't talk...if you open your mouth you'll vomit. You have an overwhelming fear of dread and isolation. You most likely evacuates your bowels and don't even care you just want a blanket and a shot of something to take all this overwhelming anxiety and shut it off. You went from heaven to hell in 3 seconds and within a few minutes if you have a experienced nurse, doctor, or emt they give you a safe shot of liquid valium put a catheter in your urethra and tell you to get some rest. That is what it is like to go from a non fatal overdose to a shot of narcan! If they don't instruct the people (cops, emt workers ) to check vitals and make sure that the person can't be stabilized before administering narcan then yes you will have violent episodes of panic and a addict patient just wanting to get out of the ambulance or wherever they are as fast as possible. I REPEAT MY INITIAL STATEMENT THAT IT IS A GREAT IDEA TO SUPPLY FIRST RESPONDERS WITH THIS MEDICATION BECAUSE IT WILL SAVE LIVES BUT DONT JUST PUT IT IN THE MEDICAL KIT AND THINK IT WORKS AS EASY AS GLUCOSE ON A DIABETIC. They need training on how and when to use it and how to defend themselves so a cop don't shoot an addict attacking him for waking him up from the safest, most comforting place he has ever been able to find. I doubt I got to many people to see the point of view from an addicts mind but in order to save them you need to understand them. I hope for the sake of all the children and older addicts they can make a narcan statewide program work but believe me it's not like giving someone an aspirin, glass of water and sayin see ya in the morning!
Mattie April 8, 2014 at 11:51 am
Thank you Lucio for taking the time and making the effort trying to help people really understand -Read More instead of merely judging. I doubt it will make any difference to the majority of these cruel and narrow minded individuals here who are condemning addicts and refusing to see them as sick human beings.... but your effort is appreciated just the same.
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elkor April 2, 2014 at 04:19 pm
my opinions won't change. I'm not going to stand around and watch somebody die in front of meRead More because others believe they are a burden on society. and anyone who would should be ashamed of themselves.
Mr. Epping April 2, 2014 at 05:56 pm
Substance abuse,whether it be from alcohol, heroin, pain killers, is a disease. No one grows upRead More thinking, boy, i hope to be a substance abuser some day. these people, who come from all walks of life, poor, rich, black, white do need help and to write them off and call them derogatory remarks is disgraceful. the use of narcan can save a life and all lives are precious and worth saving. how did we get so callous
FIMF the ll April 2, 2014 at 06:37 pm
I don't understand it either.
MOONPOOL April 4, 2014 at 01:56 pm
The democrats are in control of the council with a supper Marjory. 85% of township workers areRead More democrats. Hired under scarpelli and Kelly overs 14 span. So this council will not lay off any workers to hurt the voting block. How many council people took benefits and pay? Who was hired in the past year who is a Democrat family member??? The list is a who's who's list. Lay them all off.
FIMF the ll April 4, 2014 at 02:53 pm
Divvy up the Ponzi scheme based on the amount contributed and let the public takers handle their ownRead More retirement interests.
Sun Tzu April 7, 2014 at 10:58 am
Geez, Like we didn't see this coming. This is why I joined the Teaparty.
Homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy tidal surge in Port Monmouth, NJ, photographed on Nov. 26, 2012.
Bonnie April 3, 2014 at 11:23 am
Another dishonest, sneaky move on the part of a corrupt few. Sandy relief funds (federal orRead More otherwise) should be exclusive to Sandy-related matters only. Wake up Trenton; see that this misuse of funds is expeditiously reversed.
Vanhiesen April 18, 2014 at 09:03 am
Keep sending money to Newark so it can expand. As long as one taxpayer still lives in New Jersey itsRead More ok to bleed him for the welfare crowd!
Richard April 18, 2014 at 09:33 am
Hey, you people talk about Newark receiving monies from Sandy relief, ridiculous, but what aboutRead More Belleville receiving $6-7 mil for a new community center out of Sandy relief monies, did you hear that one as well? My wife and I lost literally everything we owned in the storm....home...cars....contents...and we are still living in an apartment trying to re-build....BrickTown taking forever to review plans for permits to rebuild, they need a spark under their arises! Talk about log jambs, and we still paid FULL taxes even though we could not live at our home, and it took 14 months to get the home removed! Most have no clue to what is going on.
FIMF the ll April 4, 2014 at 09:08 am
Heywood April 4, 2014 at 09:12 am
Begone, troll.
FIMF the ll April 4, 2014 at 09:17 am
You begone Jablomey, the contractors just showed up to elevate your house- or, should I say formerRead More house.
FIMF the ll April 1, 2014 at 03:05 pm
never look back on something bad, yesterday is gone, today is now, tomorrow doesn’t exist.
Heywood April 2, 2014 at 04:52 am
Yes FimF, you'll be humming that tune when some Ruskies have pirated your Capital One Card, btw,Read More what's in your wallet?
grace April 2, 2014 at 09:25 am
o great i just got an atm card!
Flooding in Brick Township, N.J. during Superstorm Sandy. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Chuck Cumella April 1, 2014 at 06:31 pm
The maps have increased too much Appeal !! STOP FEMA NOW !! Www stop FEMA now ,com One footRead More below. BFE may cost you thousands annually on flood insurance
Ken April 1, 2014 at 08:17 pm
I guess I'm going to get into the business of driving piles, I own the equipment
FIMF the ll April 1, 2014 at 10:47 pm
Try prunes
Mr. Epping April 1, 2014 at 04:13 pm
a zero increase is fiscally irresponsible, especially after the loss of rateables due to sandy, lossRead More of red light camera revenue, the cost associated with the winter storms, the reliance on one shot revenues, and the normal increases associated with running the township, health care, contractual salary increases, etc. property taxes are the only reoccurring source of revenue any town has and to balance the budget the town may have to use its surplus, which if used incorrectly, can create deficits in future year budgets. modest 2 cent increases are needed until the state comes up with a plan on how to fund public schools, where most of our tax dollars go to. I hope our mayor and council listen to their professionals and do the fiscally right thing, not the publically get me re-elected thing
J.JONES April 1, 2014 at 04:26 pm
Mr.Epping you make a lot of sense and I believe the out come will be the wrong way to show everyoneRead More that they are the best thing since ice cream and apple pie..Wait and see ???
Ken April 1, 2014 at 07:21 pm
I'm beginning to think I'd like to see Chief Wahoo in public office on the dart board. While I don'tRead More think there's any difference between republicants and democraps I do give these souls credit for being targets of us who like to throw stones
Mr. History March 31, 2014 at 10:52 am
Answer to all Traffic to The Big Apple. Move many of the Corporations, and Business that are thereRead More to The NJ side of The River, Build what is needed here or use all the empty buildings that exists in all parts of NJ. With all the technology that exists today there is no reason not to. NJ. is missing out on what could be while NY has a Campaign to attract businesses with no taxes going on now, Make NJ a place that they would want to locate not driving them out. how many have left past 20 years, just look at all the empty acres where factory's once stood that moved out, To do this would Save Billions in Tolls, Commuting costs, create Millions of NJ jobs. One only has to look at Huston Texas where they are booming attracting business from may states including NJ I know of 3 right now that are in the works of just that move, with around 1500 jobs going with them some lost forever. Wake up NJ and ask your self why someone wants to go thru the BS every day and travel to NY City. When you can have less hours more money in your pockets. Start The movement to NJ. Final thought that would also end The Bull S%^& of The Port Authority tool hikes transit costs. NY State income tax paid , But but we all know that will never happen with politics as they are Sorry for the soap box speech. Almost forgot where and who are going to fill all that space at the New Freedom Towers. what and how many empty spaces will it create in The City. or will it remain empty as a Monument and Museum for 9-11
Teaneck_Guns March 31, 2014 at 12:33 pm
Oh I agree, there is just so much sexism, Sig - on the side of the Democrats, anyway. Exhibit No. 1Read More is Obama, who as senator hired a majority of men as his senior staffers, while McCain, by contrast, hired a majority of women as his senior staffers. http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2008/09/is-mccains-sena/
BellairBerdan March 31, 2014 at 12:55 pm
Teaneck_Guns are you saying one cannot be sexist if one hires women? Or if one is presented withRead More binders full of women? Or maybe because some of your best friends are women?
Emily Bradford-Sytsma March 30, 2014 at 11:35 am
The link you have to the Parks & Rec website is broken because it has www. in front of the linkRead More you hyperlinked to. (i.e. you have the words "parksandrecreation.bricktownship.net" linked to the website "www.parksandrecreation.bricktownship.net") Adding the www is the problem because the simple url: parksandrecreation.bricktownship.net works. The hyperlink the author created is broken. please fix. remove www.
WMS826 March 30, 2014 at 03:49 pm
So how will we know these are township people registering if they do not need to show ID in person.
FIMF the ll April 1, 2014 at 08:44 am
One man's trash is another man's treasure.
Independent Geoff April 2, 2014 at 12:05 am
Christie is a great gov & if most of you would be honest about it you would admit it. VeryRead More tiring listening to the liberal gribble on this blog.
louisemyrealtor April 17, 2014 at 04:41 pm
Phillyboy.. Wow!
bayway mike March 30, 2014 at 11:47 am
Sounds like we're being set up for an APRIL FOOLS joke!!!
WMS826 March 30, 2014 at 03:50 pm
Sandy was the best thing ever for Seasside Hgts.
FIMF the ll March 30, 2014 at 03:52 pm
Well, it could have been.
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