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grace April 16, 2014 at 07:47 pm
sprong = spring oops
Melissa Thomson April 16, 2014 at 07:51 pm
Spring break is this week. They go back Monday.
Jowasana Halvalry April 16, 2014 at 08:22 pm
Mike April 16, 2014 at 02:35 pm
I think the term mom-and-pop is a misnomer these days as most of your non cookie cutter restaurantsRead More in As bury and Red Bank are owned by very wealthy people with other business interests. Face it, most of the younger generation does not want to put in the blood sweat and tears that goes with owning their own establishments. There was article a while back about just this: then owners of these mom and pops are retiring and their children simply don't won't to be involved with running the businesses.
Mike April 16, 2014 at 02:39 pm
The mom-and-pops that I frequented in my 35 years in Brick all fell to the same fate: over timeRead More ownership seemed to get disinterested, quality and consistency slipped, and the places went bust. I'll admit most chains are glorified fast food, but blaming them for the failures of mom and pops is wrong.
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.
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Richard April 16, 2014 at 02:06 pm
Health benefits have to stop for ALL Township part-timers !! I am requesting all the people whoRead More comment in these blogs who by in large seem to be conservative, start showing up at some council meetings to voice their opinion. We need to let the council know they just cannot walk all over the taxpayers in this town, and keep increasing the waste of our tax dollars. We want to see some savings by cutting back on head counts in both administration and police. Plus it needs to be made law in this township that the days of double and triple dipping are done here as well! One job per employee, and no collecting pension monies while working other jobs. It is also time for employees to have their own 401k plan like private industry, you get what YOU put into it, not just for keeping a seat warm. I also think it is time for a township wide TAX REVOLT, we are due a big refund due to the inadequacies of the township in appropriating our hard earned money. Look at this joke with Bellu, now more of our monies are being wasted by both sides retaining attorneys. I say it is time for the taxpayer with NO TIES to this rink dink government, have a vested say in anything that the council and government tries to put in place. We have to act in numbers and take the town back!
Chief Wahoo April 16, 2014 at 05:18 pm
Wake up Richard. Wake up. You are a having a dream. The American Dream.
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..
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Joe Pockets April 16, 2014 at 07:02 pm
Wms826, > The orthodox vote as a block for the GOP why else would are governor give thereRead More community 10 million dollars for the Beth Medrash Govoha yeshiva from public funds. I think you better take a second look at your party of choice. because they depend on there support big time.
Laura Auriemma April 16, 2014 at 07:03 pm
Does anyone have any news/info on how this vote went??
Joe Pockets April 16, 2014 at 07:10 pm
Just another day 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.
Westfield123 April 2, 2014 at 09:27 am
More wasted money for the low lifes in Newark
Timmytrin Carragann April 2, 2014 at 12:44 pm
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.
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.
Phillyboy April 1, 2014 at 02:32 am
All you Obamaphiles should hang your heads . We are witnessing right before our very eyes theRead More downsizing of the greatest superpower on the planet due to an apologetic passive man who doesn't have a clue what he's doing in the Oval Office . Christie isn't guilty until they get something in writing . The left is trying to discredit him because he will smash Hag Hillary's attempt at the Presidency . Your affirmative action president is attempting to ruin this country . That all ends this November . Party's over libtards !
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.
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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Mr. Happy March 30, 2014 at 12:26 pm
George Costanza said "it's not a lie if you believe it." Perhaps the Guv actually doesRead More believe his own fantasies. The latest - Samson resigned effective immediately, but it' NOT related to Bridgetgate. How does he keep a straight face??
Mac March 30, 2014 at 12:44 pm
yes, I'm comfortable believing Christie could successfully pass a lie detector test - and yes, afterRead More a year of telling Christie he wanted out, Samson decides after lunch he has to be out before dinner - good thing Christie had his daily press conference quickly available to pass that phone chat along to us at - perhaps Fishman has some bite in that whip after all - ouch - maybe the Las Vegas one-armed bandits will be kinder this weekend
Timmytrin Carragann April 2, 2014 at 12:43 pm
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grace March 29, 2014 at 06:23 pm
@jennadurr ive been here my entire life and have to say ive been to bums once or twice..never reallyRead More had an appeal to me or alot of people..sorry to hear the staff wasnt rehired i wonder whats up with that?
1stcav March 30, 2014 at 07:36 am
Most business owners want there people , trained there way to meet the OLD crowd or the newRead More customers. New owners want a clean sweep so to say , and that's not un -common. Some will rehire if they feel YOU will do it there way . If you do then you stay , it's a business decision by those in charge. It's also not un-common to have a large turn over in that type business , until they feel at ease with your work , and how you meet , greet and service there customers..
WMS826 March 30, 2014 at 03:51 pm
This town does not like outsiders coming in, only home owners so what is the big deal. I see nothingRead More friendly about either seaside when it comes to their parking enforcement and police patrols.
disgusted homeowner March 30, 2014 at 08:17 am
Very good idea, especially for residents who because of their work schedule can't get to town hallRead More during weekday hours.
WMS826 March 30, 2014 at 03:53 pm
I doubt the clerks are making billions an hour and the lead guys are all salary so what is the bigRead More deal.
Mr. Epping March 30, 2014 at 05:35 pm
it not a big deal, its a budget issue. if the mayor truly wants to look at overtime and its impactRead More on the budget and tax rate, he has to look at all OT, cut the nickels and dimes and the dollars will follow.
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Lydia Lane March 29, 2014 at 02:43 pm
I didn't bother watching the interview because I can't bare to look at the fat "F" andRead More hear one lie after another as well as watch his bad acting. Ms. Kelly has been thrown under the bus so that Christie can continue on with his Presidential aspirations. Let's not fool ourselves she is going to get something in return. We need to follow the money, she or someone close to her will be coming into money. Will she do jail time? If so is there a promise of a pardon. Or will she come into a lucrative job? If anyone believes control freak Christie did not give his approval for this act you are watching too much mainstream media. BTW at this point in time almost all politicians are working for themselves and the their monied peers. We are up the creek without a paddle unless we wake up and band together.
Redpony459 March 29, 2014 at 07:08 pm
MDL... Can't string a sentence together because of your teachers? Classic whiner, crybaby, pass theRead More buck, blame everyone else, but me. No wonder you LOVE Christie!!!
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