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t wasn’t until Sept. 12, 1812, that most anticipated a Surrender till they Saw the white Americans learned of the disaster that had flag displayed upon the walls. Even the women befallen the Army of the Northwest, com- was indignant at the Shameful degradation of manded by 59-year-old William Hull, at Fort the Americ[an] character.” Detroit. The general had led a brief invasion to For Lucas, the surrender was too much to annex part of Canada to the United States but bear. had lost his nerve and retreated back to Fort De“After enquiring into the principles of the troit when confronted with a force about half his capitulation, I ascertained that all the U.S. troops size led by Gen. Isaac Brock and the Indian chief was to be Sent to Quebeck, and being appreTecumseh. Fearing a massacre of those inside hensive that Gnl Hull would wish to have me the fort, which included some of his relatives, Sent with them, I thought it prudent to leave the Hull proposed to surrender without even firing garrison previous to the British taking possesa shot in the fort’s defense. sion. I therefore placed my Sword and uniform A New York paper, The War, published on clothes in my brother’s trunk threw my musket Sept. 12, “The following are the disgraceful and cartridge box against the wall and left the articles of the capitulation of Gen. Hull’s army: fort, I went down in the town of Detroit and It is with pain and anxiety that brigadier general passed in the capacity of a citizen.” Hull announces to the north western army that Others, such as Lydia Bacon, the wife of he has been compelled from a sense of duty, to an Ohio lieutenant, were not so fortunate. She agree to the following articles of capitulation …” witnessed the greatest humiliation ever seen on What the articles of surrender stated turned American soil. shock into anger. “Our soldiers were then marched on to the “Fort Detroit, with all the troops, regulars as parade ground in the Fort, where they stacked well as militia, will be immediately surrendered their arms, which were then deliver’d to the to the British forces and or the command of Enemy, the American colors were taken from major general Brock, and will be considered as the staff on the Fort & immediately replaced by prisoners of war. … His excellency brigadier- the English colors, & a royal salute fired, from general Hull, having expressed a desire that a the very cannon, taken from them in the revoludetachment from the state of Ohio, on its way tionary war – while their music played God save to join the army, as well as one sent from Fort the King, their national tune, in the most lively Detroit. … The garrison manner. A thousand will march out at the emotions struggled in hour of 12 o’clock this A thousand emotions struggled in my breast, too numerday, and the British forcous for utterance & my breast, too numerous for es will take immediate too exquisitely painful possession of the fort.” utterance & too exquisitely painful to be described – the Commanders of the poor fellows that were troops outside the fort to be described – the poor fellows shot in this contest were not even near the fight- that were shot in this contest were buried in one common ing were shocked to grave. After the Surreceive notice that “I buried in one common grave. render those who had have signed articles of fled to the Fort for safty, capitulation for the surrender of this garrison returned to their respective abodes.” in which you and your detachment are prisoners Lewis Cass, a colonel from Ohio, summed of war – such part of the Ohio militia as have up the events when he wrote the War Departnot joined the army, will be permitted to return ment on Sept. 12. to their homes, on condition that they will not “But basely to surrender without firing a serve during the war – their arms, however, will gun – namely to submit without raising a bayobe delivered up if belonging to the public.” net – disgracefully to pass in review before an Gen. Brock quickly picked up on Hull’s enemy as inferior in the quality as in the number actions. of his force, were circumstances, which excited “Whereas the territory of Michigan was this feelings of indignation more easily felt than day, by capitulation, ceded to the arms of the described. To see the whole of our men flushed Britannic Majesty, without any other condition with the hope of victory, eagerly awaiting the than the protection of private property; and wish- approaching contest, to see them afterwards ing to give an early proof of the moderation and dispirited, hopeless and desponding, at least 500 justice of the government, I do hereby announce shedding tears because they were not allowed to all the inhabitants of the said territory that the to meet their country’s foe, and to fight their laws heretofore in existence shall continue in country’s battles, excited sensations, which no force until his majesty’s pleasure be known, or American has ever before had cause to feel, and so long as the peace and safety of the territory which, I trust in God, will never again be felt, will admit thereof.” while one man remains to defend the standard The area Hull had ceded to the English was of the union.” huge, not just the fort. The Colombian of Boston What had started as a war to take Canada editorialized “That general Hull, as governor would become one to regain the Michigan terof the territory of Michigan, has a right to cede ritory, and 1812 was an election year. President the whole district, or a single foot of it, to a James Madison summed it up. foreign power, we cannot comprehend, nor has “By the surrender of Gen. Hull, the people the President himself authority to convey an of Canada, not indisposed to favour us, were inch of the country to a foreign government. … turned against us: the Indians were thrown into And general Hull must have been panic-struck the service of the Enemy; the expence & delay out of his senses to have executed so ridiculous of a new armament were incurred, the Western an instrument.” Militia & volunteers were withheld from offenRobert Lucas was part of the Ohio militia sive co-operation with the troops elsewhere, by inside the fort. the necessity of defending their own frontiers “I was informed that Gnl Hull had ordered & families against incursions of the Savages; our Coulors to be struck and that it was opposed and a general damp spread over the face of our by Colo Miller, but that he had Sent out a flag Affairs.” truce to the British to capitulate, and had ordered Today little is said about Hull in Detroit. the whole of the troops into the garrison to stack America loves winners, and it punishes losers. their Arms. … I soon ascertained that the Gnl Hull would be tried and sentenced to death for had Capitulated and had Surrendered the whole cowardice, only to be pardoned by Madison army as Prisoners of War. 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GARAGE/YARD SALES Beach Haven, 115 10th St., Sat., 9/ 22, 9am-2pm. Rain date, 9/23. 3FAMILY SALE. household items, kids’ clothing. Beach Haven, 315 Engleside Ave., Sat./Sun., 9/22-9/23, 9am-5pm. Rain 10/6-10/7. New & used items. Storm door, wood hutch, housewares, etc.

DEMOLITION SALE

Beach Haven Park, 20 East Muriel (98th St.), Sat./Sun., 9/ 22-9/23, 10am-4pm. All appliances, furniture, TVs, kitchen items, linens, pictures, light fixtures, etc. Cash & carry. 914325-7070.

GARAGE/YARD SALES ESTATE SALE

Barnegat, 11 Beechwood Court (Pheasant Run Development), Fri.Sun., 9/21-9/23, 8am-4pm. Rain/ shine. ESTATE JEWELRY: Gold, silver, costume, huge pin/broach collection. Couch, entertainment center, sleeper sofa, kitchen table w/chairs, corner cabinets, hospital bed, DVD/CD collections, angel/ bell collections, some antiques, kitchenware, much more. DON’T MISS! 609-661-4652.

GARAGE/DEMOLITION SALE

Mystic Island (LEH), 13 West Schuylkill Rd., Sat./Sun., 9/22-9/23, 9am-3pm. Rain or shine. Furniture & household items, etc. Harvey Cedars (Roberta’s Studio), 6105 Long Beach Blvd., Fri./Sat./ Sun., 9/21-9/23. Antiques, fishing gear, old & new stuff. Little Egg Harbor, Sea Oaks community garage sale. Sat., 9/22, 9am-2pm. Rain or shine. Enter on Railroad Ave., 539 or Frog Pond Rd. Little Egg Harbor, 7 Baltusrol Ct. Sat./Sun., 9/22-9/23, 8am-3pm (rain 9/29-9/30). Items for all holidays, curtains, misc. housewares, etc.

MOVING SALE

Harvey Cedars, 10 East 78th St., Sat., 9/29, 9am-3pm. Rain or shine. great prices, variety galore. Collectibles, dolls, furniture, household goods, etc. Toms River, 12 Mason Way, Sat./ Sun., 9/22-9/23, 9am-4pm. Indoor/ Garage MOVING SALE. Something for everyone.

ANTIQUES/BOOKS Verde Antiques and Rare Books

We Buy & Sell Quality Items

Decorative Art & Paintings, Prints & Photographs; Vintage & Rare Books; Toys, Sports & Doll Collectibles; Magazines & Autographs; Pottery; Ephemera of All Kinds & Estate Jewelry. ....................................................... Open Wed.-Sun., 11am-4pm. 73 East Bay Ave., Manahawkin. 609597-5233. On the web at verdeantiquesandrarebooks.com

ANTIQUES

APPLIANCES

MERCHANDISE

Architectural Salvage

Entire kitchen, newer bisque appliances. GE side-by-side refrigerator w/icemaker. GE 30in. self-cleaning stove. GE dishwasher. Maytag over-range microwave. Cabinets & dinette set. Will separate. Cheap! Delivery available. 609-290-9526.

47in. flat screen TV, like new, with internal & external speakers. $275. Please call 609-290-1920.

ERIK’S APPLIANCE SERVICE

New Bikes: ..............$149 & up! Skateboards ...............50% off! Skimboards .................50% off! Footwear .....................50% off! ElliptiGOs: .........$250-$500 off! Open weekends or by appt. 84th Street, LBI 609-492-5150. acmebeachandbike.com

Wrought iron fencing, garden antiques, fireplace mantles, hardware, kitchen and bath, much more. Recycling the Past, 381 North Main St., Barnegat, 609-6609790.

BEACH HAVEN ANTIQUES

RELIABLE SERVICE for your washers, dryers, refrigerators, ranges and dishwashers. All makes & models.

509 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven. Highest prices paid for gold, silver, old costume jewelry and antiques. Store hours: Sat., 1pm-6pm, Sun., 11am-4pm. Call for appointments. 609-4448119.

SHIP BOTTOM ANTIQUES BY THE BAY

609-597-6446

Lic.#13VH05348400

Hot Point side-by-side refrigerator, 19.6 cubic feet, 30.5 inches wide, almond colored, $125/OBO. Call 973-476-5137.

Central Ave. at 28th St.

FURNITURE

TWO SHORE BIRDS

Berkline, brown, sectional sofa w/2 recliners, 2 drink holders and a queen-size bed. Was $2,800 new, asking $550/OBO. Call 609-2808170.

END OF SEASON SALE! OPEN FRI., SAT., SUN. 609-361-0885

Antiques & collectibles bought & sold. Norman Cramer, proprietor. An eclectic selection of collectibles. 425 Rte. 9, West Creek. For hours or appointment, 609-296-2704.

FLEA MARKETS ManahawkinFleaMarket.com

OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET

Rental Spaces, Fri., $10; Sat.& Sun., $25/each. Garage Sale & Used Merchandise, Sat. & Sun., $10/each. See website for coupons. Indoor Shoppes Open All Week. 657 East Bay Ave. 609-5971017.

Classified Ads Get Results 494-5900

Farmhouse china closet, off-white, 57wx80hx16d. Located in Harvey Cedars. $350/OBO. Please call 732-779-5474. (View picture10018 online) MOVING! Entire contents of first floor apartment in Barnegat Light. All IKEA. 1 queen, 4 twin beds, 3 dressers, 2 couches, futon, kitchen table w/6 chairs, end tables. Excellent condition. Cheap, clean, ready to go. 856-816-7504.

ACME BIKE SHOPS BLOWOUT SALE!

Penn International II 50TW reel w/ Penn International #2255ARA 5.5ft. tuna stick. Takes 50/130lb. line. Used once, $450. 973-785-9254 or 973-228-2448. Safari TT running stroller w/adjustable handle, swivel/fixed front wheel, cup holders/trays, & storage, $75; Kid’s John Deere Gator motorized car (needs replacement battery), $200;Trail-a-bike, $40. Will deliver locally. 609-226-2296.

MERCHANDISE WANTED CAMERAS WANTED

Highest prices paid for quality cameras. No Kodak, no polaroid, no movie. Will pick up. Please call 908-964-7661.

Queen sleeper, chair ottoman, coffee table, 2 end tables, $200/OBO. Good condition. Pick up in Beach Haven. 609-259-3371.

RENTAL SERVICE

White rattan living room set, $600. Sofa, love seat, chair w/ottoman, glass coffee & end tables. Blue/yellow fabric. Excellent condition. Holgate. Call 732-887-1179.

Bikes •Kayaks •Cribs •Hot Tubs •SUPs •Surfboards •Kids’ Trailers. YOU name it...We probably rent it! 609-492-4996. acmerentals.biz

ACME RENTALS

September to Remember

10% OFF any service over $15 Exp. 9/30/12

256 West 9th • Unit C • Ship Bottom • 609-494-1113 Mon. - Fri. 8-7 • Sat. 8-5


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CLEANING SERVICES

SCUBA DIVERS

All your cleaning needs. Let It Shine Cleaning Service. Changeovers, year ’round. LBI area. Owner operated. References available. Faith, 609-312-9494.

Wetsuits (men/women), doubles, wings, deco bottles, regulators, BCDS (men/women), much more. Must go! Call Jack 908-723-4530.

ANCHOR CLEANING

CATERING ISLAND CATERING

By Okie’s- Full Service Catering. Weddings, Pig Roasts, Barbecues and Outdoor Parties. Call 609-4943394. www.lbicatering.com

HALL RENTAL HALL RENTAL Surf City Firehouse– year ’round. Heat and A/C, kitchen, off-street parking. Call 609-494-6127 for information.

RUBBISH & GARBAGE REMOVAL JUNK OUT

You name it, we remove it! Everybody has junk. Home & Business. Basements •Attics •Yards •Garages •Sheds •Apartments. 877-637-JUNK.

CLEANING SERVICES AA+ Cleaning - All around- up and down– cleaning at its best. Private or rental properties. Call Eileen, 609-713-9615.

A FRESH HOME

Mature, thorough and dependable. Excellent references. Available year ’round. Great rates. Call Laura, 609-618-4589. A stress free summer only takes one call to Kathy, 609276-3936. Cleaning, maintenance, year ’round, changeovers, seasonal. SPECIAL RATES for mid week, Fridays & Sundays. 20+ years experience.

Full service. Year ’round, seasonal & changeovers. No job too large or too small, give us a call. 609-947-5514, 609-9158215. Audrey says, ‘‘Don’t get your panties in a pinch!’’ With our help we can make all your cleaning needs a cinch. We do it all, so give us a call. Cleaning is a sure thing. 609-5975325, Audrey.

Betty’s Busy Bees, LLC

Year ’round cleaning service. Residential/Commercial. Openings/ Closings, Changeovers. Reasonable rates. Bonded and Insured. Call 609-618-9465.

CARPET CLEANING

Truck-mounted steam cleaning. ‘‘We Are the Best.’’ LIBERTY CARPET CLEANING. 609-9787522.

Commercio Quality

Carpet & Furniture

Cleaning

END OF SUMMER SPECIAL: Free deodorizing with carpet cleaning! Fast drying. Certified carpet cleaner. Environmentally safe products. Tile & grout cleaning. Serving LBI & vicinity. Free estimates. Insured. 609-350-8908. www.commercio carpetcleaning.com Do you need to ‘‘brighten’’ your home? Call Sunshine Cleaning Service. Year ’round, seasonal and changeovers. References available. Call Stacey, 609-3841649.

Gourmet Clambakes & Catering LLC Book your fall Clambakes now! Call and speak to our Sales Specialist Michael 732-598-1468 There is still time before Chowderfest!!! We also offer Full Service Off-Premise Catering for All Occasions Holidays • Birthdays • Anniversaries Weddings • Rehearsals • Etc.

CLEANING SERVICES

HOUSE WATCH

AND Complete Cleaning Service, NJ Registered. Year ’round residential, weekly, bi-weekly, & monthly cleaning. Mary Kennedy, 609-492-5122, 609-709-3240.

MillCreek Carpet Cleaners

Carpets, ceramic tile, furniture. 23 years serving LBI. Call 609492-7061, or 609-597-7061.

Mr. Maintenance Cleaning

Residential, commercial and summer changeovers. Mattress cleaning and sanitizing. Fully insured. Bonded. Free estimates. 10% OFF first cleaning. 609242-1629. www.mr-maintenance-clean ing.com

PLATTINUM CLEANING. 10 years exp. Changeovers, new constructions, seasonal cleanings. FREE estimates. Call Nicole Platt, 609-618-2823.

You’ll Get the Cleanest Carpet & Upholstery

For a Friendly Phone Consultation with no Bait & Switch, Call 609290-2691. You’ll be glad you did! www.baysidecarpetcleaning.org

BEST

STEAM CARPET CLEANING

15995 HALF HOUSE $ 85 3 Areas SOFA & LOVESEAT $ 110 99 WHOLE HOUSE $ SOFA & LOVESEAT 219 7 Areas WHOLE HOUSE $ 7 Areas

609-489-1721

CLEAR REFLECTIONS LLC Window Cleaning Pressure Washing Painting • Staining

Call: 609-389-2565

SCREEN REPAIRS LBI screen repairs, door installation, and home repairs done at your location! Lic.#13VH01016900. Credit cards accepted. Call Mike Haines, 609-290-8836.

CHIMNEY SWEEPING Fireplaces Plus, Inc.

Chimney sweeping. Fully insured, reliable. Sales, service, installation. 609-597-3473. HIC.#13VH01525800. See our displays. www.fireplacesonline.com

AWNINGS & CANOPIES

METAL WORKING

ATLANTIC AWNINGS

Retired certified welder, small/large items, my place or yours. Steel, aluminum, stainless. Over 45 years experience. 609-494-7263, cell 609-713-5528.

Professional Installations •Residential/Commercial. Retractable Awnings, Window Awnings, Retractable & Stationary Canopies, Recovers, Repairs, Re-Hang, Take Downs, Washing. Fully insured. FREE ESTIMATES. 609-6182420. Lic.#13VH06758700. atlanticawningcompany.com

ELEVATORS

WINDOW TREATMENTS JG DESIGNS

Complete Design Services. Interiors, Home and Realtor Staging, Window Treatments, Slip Covers and Upholstery. Call 609-5973360.

ACCREDITED HOME ELEVATOR CO.

Sales/Service •Residential and Commercial •New or Existing •Installation •Moder nization •Repairs •Service/Service Contracts. Hoistway Construction, Dumbwaiters, Chairlifts. Visit our showroom, 127 Rte. 9 South, Barnegat. Lic.#13VH04317500. www.accelevator.com

CARPENTRY HOME REPAIR •MAINTENANCE. LBI based. Wind Damage, Doors, Locks, Siding, Roofing, Drywall, Andersen Windows, Fences, Rotted Wood. Lic.#13VH02403900. 609-713-2400, 609-713-2405.

ALL HOME REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE

Wind Damage, Roofing, Siding, Windows, Drywall, Trim, Decks, Basements, Kitchens, Baths, Additions. Guaranteed call back. Lic.13VH04665400. 609-489-6305. BuildAxis.com

609-660-8000

SUN BUSTERS WINDOW TINTING

THINK ABOUT IT! Carpet & wood floors, furniture & artwork, the sun will destroy them. We’re here to help! 99% Ultra violet ray rejection. Specializing in ocean and bayfront homes. Call Tom, 609-693-BUST (2878). sunbusters.cjb.net

WELDING

Carpentry Ads Continued on Next Page

Fast Screen

Same Day Mobile Repair Service Credit Cards Accepted

609.312.1076

Atlantic Awnings

Got Cobwebs? 2 Jersey Girls Cleaning Service Reasonable • Experienced Weekly • Bi-Weekly Year ‘Round

609-812-0597

Paula Sullivan, Owner

Call For 2012-2013 Service Guide Temperature Controlled Storage • Repairs • Re-Hang Take Downs • Professional Washing with Sealant Recovers (Choose from Over 800 Acrylic Fabrics)

609-618-2420 www.AtlanticAwningCompany.com

Free Estimates

Lic# 13VH06758700

Michael J. Kelly 732-364-5330 Fall 10%ount c s Di

mjjkelly@aol.com A Year Round Company Based on LBI

Weekly • Bi-Monthly • Monthly Window Cleaning Specialist/Screens Specialist/Screens • Shades • Blinds Ceiling Fans • Steamed Carpets & Rugs • Furniture Polishing Storage Solutions for Garages • Estate Cleaning

SERVING ALL AIRPORTS, CITIES, CASINOS & PIERS GUARANTEED LOWEST RATES

Power Washing /Mold Removal Bushes Cut & Shaped Underbrush Mowing & Weed Wacking Plant Perennials for an Early Spring Schedule Spring Cleanups Now

CALL-TOLL FREE

We Use All Our Own Equipment & Supplies Experienced Cleaning Teams of 2 or More

DANA LIMOUSINES, LLC

(866) 521-0076 • (866) 521-8790 FAX SERVING THE TRI-STATE AREA WARNING: N.J. & U.S. DOT LAWS REQUIRE LIMOUSINE COMPANIES TO HAVE $1,500,000.00 IN LIABILITY INSURANCE, & ALSO ALL NEW DRIVERS ARE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS. BEWARE OF LOCAL FRIENDS, NEIGHBORS, OR LIMOUSINE COMPANIES THAT DON’T MEET THESE STATE & FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS.

Fully Insured

Kelly’s Cleaning Services

Free Estimates References Available • Professional • Prompt

FULLY LICENSED Danalimousine DanalimousineLLC LLC@aol.com @aol.com INSURED

Fully Insured

(No Trainees, Mother/Daughter Teams)

Fully Insured

Ask for the Same Cleaning Team Each Time! Donations Made to Support: Breast Cancer Research, Autism Awareness & Wounded Warrior Project

The SandPaper/Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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ELECTRICAL

ELECTRICAL

HOME ELECTRICAL

THOMAS F. GOGLIA & SON ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS

CARPENTRY CABINETMAKER

Finish Carpenter. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling. Cabinet Refacing. Entertainment centers, bookcases, mantles, custom moldings. References, fully insured, 30 years experience. 609-492-6820. Lic.#13VH04077900.

Ceiling Fans, Recessed Lighting, Panel Upgrades, Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs, Additions/Repairs, Troubleshooting. FREE estimates. Call Gene 732-606-7469. Lic#16498.

FLOORING

Kean

RON FERRIER FLOOR SANDING CO. Installation, staining, pickling, repairs. Clean, top quality work. Serving Southern Ocean County. 732-775-1932.

Electrical Contractors, Inc.

All calls promptly answered. Serving Manahawkin & LBI w/25 years experience. Lic.#12137. 609-5490049.

FIND AN ELECTRICIAN IN THE SANDPAPER CLASSIFIEDS

HOUSE WATCH

HOUSE WATCH

All Winter House Watch $55/Month

EYE on LBI

By Jim Ratigan, LBI & BHW since 2001 FULL TIME. Background: Heating, Electrical, Plumbing, Property Management & Maintenance, 30+ years! Personalized Service. Weekly house checks.

Customer Photo Album Call for appointment

609-290-1920

Complete electrical residential/ commercial service. Guaranteed call back. Free estimates. Lic.#14560A. 609-978-2070.

Jerry Milano

Joy Milano

House Watch Property Mgmt Services Who’s watching your home? Call Kevin and Mike

609-713-8352

FULL TIME LBI RESIDENTS available 7 days/week 12 months. Interior & Exterior Inspections. Contractor Access. Meet your Deliveries.

www.EYEonLBI.com

Hardwood ~ Laminate ~ Bamboo ~ Cork Professional Flooring Installation at Competitive Rates

MILANO TILE, LLC

Serving LOCAL Businesses & Homeowners for Over 20 Years

Custom Installations Bath remodels, backsplashes Marble, glass, handcrafted tile our specialty

609.276.9299

Certified Vinyl Siding Contractor (VSI), Cedar Impressions, Real Cedar Shakes, Timberline Roofing, Windows, Decks, Outside Showers. Fair Prices. Free estimates, Proof of license, insurance & vinyl siding certification. 609-494-3999. Lic.#13VH04369400.

GEORGE WARR Since 1976

Lic # 5828

Specializing In Stain Work

Floor Sanding & Refinishing

Ceramic Tile LLC

Marble - Natural Stone - Glass Tile Custom Showers • Complete Bathroom Remodels Kitchen Backsplashes

Old & New Floors Installation & Repairs

609-597-6229

609-494-0927

609-361-0236 www.daveselectric.net LBI • Manahawkin Tuckerton Lacey Twp. • Toms River

Repairs & New Installations • Senior & Military Discounts • Lighting Ceiling & Attic Fans • Generator Specialist • Kitchens & Baths

JAMES “BUTCH” McCAFFREY

$50 OFF ANY JOB OVER $200 Fully Bonded & Insured Lic.# 15541

609-891-6905

JMAC ENTERPRISES P.O. BOX 1486 BEACH HAVEN, NJ

DECK BUILDERS & POWERWASHING CO.

25 Years Experience FREE ESTIMATES • INSURED 609-693-3472 Reg./Lic.# 13VH01404200

KURTZ ELECTRIC, INC. Residential • Commercial • Industrial

Your One Stop Shop for House se Watching & Property P Management Needs

All Phases of Electrical Work No Job Too Small

Interior & Exterior Inspections

10% OFF ALL JOBS OVER $250.00 Licensed & Fully Insured

Call for free estimates

ShoreShield@gmail.com 609-287-0501

NJ License #15079A

(some restrictions may apply)

“NO JOB TOO SMALL” Serving Local Businesses & Home Owners for 32 years • Upgrade Electrical Service • Recessed Lighting • Air Conditioning Circuits

“Extreme Home Make Over Contractor”

FREE ESTIMATES

(609) 978-6530 WWW.GOGREENWITHLOUSELECTRIC.COM

ALL SHORE Protect your Property from: Break-ins, Storm Damage, Vandalism, Structural Damages and Failures, Tresspassers, Plumbing & Electrical Failures, Vagrants.

• New Construction • Wiring for Ceiling Fans • Troubleshooting

597-8570 LICENSE No. 6093

185 N. Main St. (Rt. 9) Manahawkin, N.J.

Make sure everyone knows it.

You’re a

Property Management

Find a Roofer in Š‡ƒ†ƒ’‡”Žƒ••‹Ƥ‡†•

DECKING PLUS

Free Estimates 24-Hr. Service

WE DO SOLAR

Lic# 13VH00325300

For a Hole in Your Roof or a Whole New Roof?

FREE ESTIMATES

ISLAND HOME CHECKS & SERVICES (609) 492-6758 Licensed • Bonded • Professional Island Resident • References FREE BROCHURE WRITE CALL Retired Island Police Chief

P.O. Box 182, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

QUICK RESPONSE

Small Jobs & Repairs Welcome Fully Insured • Reg/Lic 13VH00054700

Meter Sockets & Service Cable Replacements Water Heater Elements Installed Ceiling Fans • Dryers Air Conditioning • Circuits Lighting & Remodeling Specialist

Ceiling Fans Recessed Lights Remodeling & New Construction

609-296-6906 • 609-618-9031

Classified Ads Get Fast Results Call Today 609-494-5900

Landscaper

TELL THEM!

Advertise in The SandPaper Classifieds! 609-494-5900

SPECIALIZING IN FIBERGLASS, SIDING, VINYL RAILING & DECKS

Choose your own personal level of protection & services: • Home Security • Home Maintenance • Power Washing • Landscaping • Pool & Spa Maintenance • Snow Removal •Vacation Preparation

Weekly, Bi-Monthly, Monthly On Site Home Inspections.

A ALL EXTERIOR RENOVATIONS

Electrical Contractor

Re/Lic#13VH04831900 | EPA & CFI Certified

Reg/Lic # 13VH04482900

Protect Your Home With Shore Shield

ROOFING/SIDING

NJ LICENSE #6156

Visit us at: www.skyrofloors.com

Ph/Fx: 609-698-2378

609-839-9118

ISLAND HOME WATCH &

ALLPURPOSEREPAIRS.COM. LBI based. Weekly & monthly rates. Insured & NJ licensed, #13VHO5115400. Ask for Dave, 609-207-6056.

Have us install any brand from any store or use our free shop at home service & save!

Serving LBI over 40 years

7 days a week 12 months a year

HOUSE WATCH

Free Estimates

732-477-8552

www.allshorepm.com johnk@allshorepm.com

"WE WILL MATCH OR BEAT ANY COMPETITOR'S WRITTEN ESTIMATE.”* *certain restrictions may apply

NJ REG# 13VH06143700


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PAINTING

AL-CAT PAINTING

A ALL PHASES OF ROOFING/SIDING

We specialize in Roofing & Siding, Cedar Impressions, Vinyl Siding, Cedar Shakes, GAF Timberline Roofing. BEST PRICES ON LBI. Call for free estimate. Only Certified Vinyl Siding Installers Located on LBI. Fully licensed & insured. 609-494-5108. Lic.#13VH04369400.

ALL HOME REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE

Wind Damage, Roofing, Siding, Windows, Drywall, Trim, Decks, Basements, Kitchens, Baths, Additions. Guaranteed call back. Lic.13VH04665400. 609-489-6305. BuildAxis.com

Interior •Exterior •Wallpapering •Power Washing. All other home improvements and remodeling. Fully insured. 25yrs. experience. 609-978-0181, Joe. Lic.#13VH03693100.

Painting and Contracting

Licensed/Insured. Interior/Exterior Paint, Stain, Decorative Finish. Wallpaper, Repaint, New Construction. Power Washing. Residential/Commercial. Sub-contract, Ocean County/Will travel. References available. 609-891-5513. Lic.#13VH05418100. www.graysonpropainting.com

J. MCDERMOTT ROOFING

A-1 SCHROEDER PAINTING

Interior/Exterior •Power Washing •Exterior staining our specialty •Decks Sealed. Quality work guaranteed. 40 years experience. Free estimates. Glenn, 609-312-8263. Lic.#13VH05781700.

BYRNE PAINTING

Interior/exterior. Power washing. Quality work at reasonable prices. References supplied. 609-494-5626, 609597-8558. Lic.#13VH02045500.

Andrew H. Grayson

Roof repairs and new roofs. All work guaranteed. Free estimates. Jim 609-492-2732, Haven Beach. Lic.#13VH04826300.

PAINTING

PAINTING

PAINTING

• Deck Restoration • Window Cleaning • Powerwashing • Paint/Stain Summer Roof Cleaning Special

800-560-WASH

Howard Painting & Staining

Interior & exterior. Give us a call. 609-312-9857. Serving all the Mainland and Long Beach Island.

PAINT & HAMMER

Interior and Exterior Staining & Painting. Powerwashing. Windows & Doors Installed. Michael O’Donnell. Lic.#13VH05479800. 609-494-3699.

A company where the owner is on the job!

TMS PAINTING

Interior & Exterior. OFF SEASON RATES. Licensed & Insured. Senior citizen discounts. Call Terry, 609-424-8264.

POWER WASHING Cedar, vinyl, fiberglass, railings, decks, wood restoration, concrete, docks all phases. Insured. Lic.#13VH01389600. Call John, 609-494-6175.

Frank Co. Painting & Paperhanging

Professional • Prompt • References

609-276-9213 POWER

Rick’s

• Interior • Exterior • Brush • Roll • Spray • Popcorn Ceilings

P&H ROOFING

R.J.H. Paint & Stain

Interior/exterior, power washing, wall coverings, acoustic spray, small repairs. Owner operated since 1979. Licensed, insured, reliable. 609-597-7763. Lic.#13VH01979900.

361-2452

• New/Old Work • Wall Paper Removal • Sheetrock Repairs

F R E E E S T I M AT E S • F U L LY I N S U R E D • R E A S O N A B L E R AT E S

Repairs & Power Washing

609-384-1709

(No subcontractors)

Lic# 13VH01941200

EXTERIOR/ INTERIOR

LLC

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N.J. Lic#13VH06719700

Free Estimates

Fully Insured

POWER WASHERS PLUS

For all Your Pressure Washing Needs. •Wood Restoration •Window/Screen Cleaning •Interior/ Exterior Painting. 609-618-2975.

HANDYMAN

HOME WORK

All types of home repairs, •Carpentry •Ceiling Fans •Locks •Stor m Doors Installed •Housesitting •Rental Property Maintenance. Call Sal 609-3352099.

Odd Jobs & Yard Work

Replacement windows, paint, roofing and siding repair, storm doors, brush and tree removal, raking leaves, stone work, light hauling. Serving LBI and Mainland since 1987. 609-698-7493.

ALLPURPOSEREPAIRS.COM

LBI based. One call does it all: repairs, renovations, windows, doors, closets, tile, fire/water damage, carpentry. No job too small. Also home watch. Insured & NJ licensed, #13VHO5115400. Ask for Dave, 609-207-6056.

Big C...Little Repairs

LBI HOME HANDYMAN

•Carpentry •Painting •Yard Work. No job too small. Hourly rates. Fully insured. Call Jerry, 609-597-6715.

LBIHANDYMAN.COM

Wind Damage, Screens, Roofing, Siding, Flooring, Tile, Windows, Drywall, Trim, Decks, Kitchens, Baths, Cleanouts. Guaranteed call back. Lic.#13VH04665400. 609489-6305. Repair & yard work, power washing, interior/exterior painting & staining. No job too big. No job too small. We do it all. Serving LBI out of Beach Haven. 609-312-9857.

Handyman Services. One call does it all. Year-round repairs & house check. Insured. 609-947-6396. Lic.#13VH03667600.

SUNRISE SERVICES

Professional: House Cleanings, in/out seasonal cleanups, gutters, water damage, repairs, carpentry, window & power washing. Dune fencing. Lawns: mow, rake, bag, prune. North LBI. Eric, 609-494-5548. Lic.#13VH01376000.

Windows, doors, all carpentry, woodwork, sheetrock, plaster & paint work. Licensed & insured. Lic.#13VH03837800. Call Dave 609-296-5779.

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HANDYMAN

COAST HANDYMAN SERVICES

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Free Estimates

Serving LBI

Decks • Roofs • Vinyl Handrails

609-713-0581

25 Years Experience

Lic # 13vH00034400

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RooďŹ ng • Fiberglass Decks • Skylights • Vinyl Rails All Types of Shingles & Repairs iguanaroofinganddecks.com iguanaroofing@yahoo.com

609-294-8219

Reg./Lic.# 13VH01741000

ATLANTIC ROOFING & SIDING

Residental & Commercial Shingle Roofs • Flat Roofs • EPDM • Single Ply Systems Vinyl & Cedar Siding • Copper • Chimneys Additions & Alterations • Gutters • Windows • Painting Fiberglass Decks • Vinyl Railings • Skylights • All Repairs Fully Insured

609-698-7766

Serving Ocean County & LBI for over 20 years

Free Estimates

Lic. #13VH00496100

PINSTRIPE ROOFING $500 OFF

Expert Roofing at Handyman Prices! 15-year guarantee on all installation jobs! Siding • Gutters • Leaders • Kitchens Residential/Commercial Senior Discount

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pinstriperoofing.com NJ LIC# 13VH06396300

Hanson’s House Painting, LLC #1 Fall Rates! 609-271-4708 Leo Hanson • Owner/Painting Contractor Insured, Registered & Licensed in NJ Interior/Exterior • Power Washing Staining • Professional Window Cleaning Home Improvements Where Excellent Quality at a Reasonable Price Still Matters! NJ Reg./Lic.#13VH05425800 Join us on Facebook! Free Estimates

ROBERT HOTALING

BUILDER • REMODELING DECKS • SIDING • WINDOWS • DOORS KITCHENS • BATHROOOMS • INTERIORS • REPAIRS

609-361-8226 SHIP BOTTOM LIC# 13VH00402400

PHONE: 609-693-8998 FAX: 609-693-5358

ADDITIONS & ALTERATIONS

33 YEARS IN BUSINESS

FULLY INSURED & LICENSED

KRETZER & SONS, INC. CUSTOM BUILDERS

Additions

BATH & KITCHEN REMODELS REPLACEMENT WINDOWS DECKS & VINYL RAILS

Carpentry, Renovations, Alterations Decks, Kitchens, Windows & Doors Knowledgeable Estimates

WILLIAM C. KRETZER, PRESIDENT FORKED RIVER, NJ NEW HOME BUILDERS LIC#00595 HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS LIC#13VH03118500

609-597-7197 Cell: 609-709-6839

Licensed & Insured Lic#13VH01655700

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LAWN CARE

LANDSCAPING

MOWING & TRIMMING

A FALL CLEANUP

PEST CONTROL LIND ENTERPRISES LLC TERMITE & PEST CONTROL

Serving LBI & Ocean County Real Estate and WDI Inspections. Termite, Ant, Rodent, Wasp and all pest control problems solved. Excellent Customer Service. Lic.#98314A fully insured.

Commercial/Residential Mowing, Cleanups & Gutters. Martin Lawn Care Co. Reasonable rates. Insured. 609-489-1447. www.kutgrass.com Email: kutgrass@yahoo.com

Call Howard 609-384-5019

‘‘The friends of your yard.’’ Stone spreading, all colors and sizes, lawn care, hedge and shrub trimming, mulch and complete cleanups. ‘‘Planting time is any time.’’ Prompt service. 609-312-9857.

power washing/wildlife trapping

7 Day Service

FALL CLEANUPS & CLEANOUTS. •Lawn Mowing •Gutters •Shrub/ Tree Trimming •Lawn Dethatching •Aeration •Gardening, by H&M Lawn & Tree Service. Free estimates. 609-618-9741.

GIOTTINI LANDSCAPING

AFFORDABLE Landscaping

AH

ECO FRIENDLY

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Tree removal & trimming, yard cleanups, gutter cleaning, odd jobs, mulching. Call 609-9710242. (Lic.#13VH02103100).

Fall Cleanups/Winter Closings •Planting •Pruning •Mulching •Weeding •Fencing. Over 15 years experience. Low rates. Please call 609-276-3111.

Allgreen Pest Services 732-597-8550 866-303-0044

LANDSCAPING

SEASONAL CLEANUPS. Mulch, Organic Soil & Stone •Tree & Shrub Care •Pine Needle/Leaf Removal •Living or Decorative Walls •Walkways •Paver Repairs •Seashore/Dune Gardens •Low Maintenance, Salt Tolerant Plantings. Our standards meet Rutgers recommended Coastal Landscaping Guidelines. Owner Operated/ Client Satisfaction Guaranteed. LBIPG@comcast.net

LANDSCAPING

LANDSCAPING

MANAHAWKIN TREE SERVICE

SEASONAL CLEANUPS LBI & MAINLAND AREA

Tree Removal, Trimming, Stump Grinding & Chipping. Gardens Planted, Weeded & Maintained.

494-0266

597-8846

Free estimates. Fully insured. Lic.#13VH01099400

SCHONEY’S LANDSCAPING CLEANUPS

GIOTTINI LANDSCAPING 609-494-4808 STAFFORD STONE

Complete landscaping, grading and brush hog, backhoe, fences, gutters, tree, shrub and stump removal. 609-693-3084. Lic.#13VH01672000.

Stone Delivery & Spreading •Grading •Fill •Mulch •Topsoil •Stone, all types & sizes. Free estimates. 609-698-5505, 609709-6556. Lic.#13VH02679500.

• Spring/Fall Cleanups & Maintenance • Professional Design/ Build Services • Pools & Spas • Outdoor Living Spaces • Outdoor Kitchens & Fireplaces

LANDSCAPE DESIGN STONE PAVERS WALLS FENCING ASPHALT SPRINKLERS

609-494-4808

LIGHTHOUSE LANDSCAPE

Licensed & Insured Free Estimates Real Estate Inspections

more

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All Landscape Services & Outdoor Lighting Installations

609-494-7373

PERENNIAL GARDENS perennialgardenslbi.com

Landscaping • Fencing • Pavers

(609) 494-0800 Joe Salentino C:609-312-3688 H:609-848-9033

On tthe O h Side LANDSCAPING

10% Off New Customers Expires 9/30/12

For-Shore Weed Control Lawn Care

For

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Landscapes Reg/Lic# 13VH02805500

Lic.# 13VH01646400

*Yard Sprays:Ticks, Mosquitoes, Fleas Etc. *Quartely Exterior Foundation Sprays

Tree, Shrub & Ornamental Grass Trimming •Flower Care •Hand Weeding •Pine Needle/Leaf Removal •Mulch, Organic Soil & Stone Delivered •Complete Landscape Care.

• Rock • Cleanups • All Landscape Needs • 60ft. Bucket Lift • Pavers • Hardscaping • Treework • Trimming • Planting • Weeding • Mulch • Topsoil

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Tree & Shrub Care

609-693-6999

Night & Day Landscape Design

609.812.9191 www.shrubheads.com

BARNEGAT L IGHT L ANDSCAPING & GARDENS Complete Range of Landscaping Services Shore Garden Specialist Proudly Serving LBI’s North End

609.709.5227

609-489-6400 Cottagefence@yahoo.com

Free Estimates

Lic # 13VH05152400

SRF444@yahoo.com Garden & Landscaping Center Located at 502 Broadway, Barnegat Light Now open weekends 8:30am - 5pm or by appointment

Design & Installation Property & Lawn Maintenance Sod • Stone Shore Plantings Wall Stone Drainage Solutions Mulch

Licensed & Insured

Lic.#13VH05803700

Landscape Design

LAWN CARE • TREE & SHRUB CARE OUTDOOR PEST CONTROL

QUALITY DEPENDABLE WORK

“Every Project a Referral”

“Your yard is always on our mind”

FREE Follow-Up Service Calls FREE Evaluation/Estimate Poison Ivy Control • Weed Control on Sand, Stone, Patios & Driveways

FENCE INSTALLATIONS & REPAIRS VINYL-CHAIN LINK-WOOD ALUMINUM FENCE TRASH ENCLOSURES & SHOWERS SWIMMING POOL ENCLOSURES

609-597-6492

DAWSON

494-7562 • 294-9551

Sod • Stone • Plantings • Pavers Retaining Walls• Lighting Drainage Systems• Property Maintenance Lic. #13VH00349300

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FLAGS & FLAGPOLES

Yard Cleanups, Mowing, Weeding, Tree/Hedge Trimming, Mulch, Stone, Plant Transplants, Flower Beds, Misc. Work. Reasonable prices. Call Stacey 609-618-3673.

FLAGPOLES INSTALLED. Vinyl/ Aluminum/Nautical Yardar ms. SUMMER SPECIAL– 25ft. flagpole $975 installed. American made. 20year warranty. 609-494-0800 email victor@perennialgardensllc.com

MASONRY A&A MASONRY REPAIRS. Steps, chimney walls, rebuilt & repaired. Stone veneer, concrete & pavers. Fully insured. Call Pete, 609-2424249. newjerseymasonry.com

Landscaping & Garden Center (Previously LBI Landscaping)

Design, Install, Maintain · Unique Island Style Landscapes · Colorful Gardens, Fence, Bamboo · Long Term Landscape Relationships

Lawn SPRINKLERS AQUA CONNECTION

609-361-4310

Recommended by “4 out of 5 Landscapers”

www.hochslandscaping.com

20 YEARS EXPERIENCE

609-660-0009

Lic # 13VH04791400

Visit our New Garden Center!

$

100 OFF

New Installation

229 S. Main St.(Rt 9) Barnegat Pkwy Exit 67

with ad at time of estimate State Lic.#00016664

“When You Want It Done Right” “Has Installed More Sprinklers than Anyone on the East Coast”

MASONRY

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

CULTURED STONE

A ALL PHASES OF HOME IMPROVEMENTS

Sales, Installation. Residential/ Commercial. Interior/Exterior. Reliable, fully insured. HIC#13VH01525800. 609-5973473. Fireplaces Plus, Inc. See our displays. www.fireplacesonline.com

HOME IMPROVEMENTS A ALL H0ME IMPROVEMENTS

We specialize in Renovations, Additions, Add-a-Level, Decks, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Vinyl Siding, Cedar Shakes, Windows, Vinyl Railings, Outside Showers. Free Estimates. Fully licensed and insured. Lic.#13VH04369400. 609-4943999.

Mr. Fix-It 361-8226

Rotted Wood Repairs Sheetrock & Painting Leaky Roofs & Siding Wall Air Conditioners Closets & Partitions - Trim Decks, Stairs & Showers Windows • Doors • Locks Andersen Window Repairs Termite Repairs Lic.#L046452

We specialize in Additions, Decks, Renovations, Vinyl Siding, Cedar Siding, Windows, Vinyl Railings, Outside Showers, and Roofing. BEST PRICES ON LBI. Call for free estimate. Fully licensed and insured. 609-494-5108. Lic.#13VH04369400. A.G.F. HOME IMPROVEMENTS All phases of home renovations. Kitchens •Baths •Tile •Decks •Fully Insured •References •Free Estimates. 609-971-7459. Lic.#13VH01279700.

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Curbs Driveways Patios Sidewalks Steps

Carl Gallagher 609-494-0969 Reg./Lic.# 13V00199100

OCEAN

Stone Spreading Brick Pavers Landscaping

609-597-3629

Clean Ups • Trimming • Tree Planting & Plants Celestino Cruz References • Free Estimates - Est. 1980

609-978-1045 • Fax: 609-978-0337 celestino.landscaping@yahoo.com

ADMIRAL HOME REPAIR

AFFORDABILITY J. COLLINS & SONS CARPENTRY

All phases of home inprovements & repairs. Bathrooms, kitchens, tile, decks, siding, Andersen windows, replacement windows, vinyl railings and painting. 609-504-7007. Lic.#13VH06514200

D. Cerillo

Construction LLC

Home Improvements & Handyman Service

Over 25 Years’ Experience

• Kitchens & Baths • Wood Rot • Painting • Windows & Doors • Sheetrock, etc. • Rental Repairs NO JOB TOO SMALL

609-361-1332

dcerilloconstruction@yahoo.com NJ Reg./Lic# 13VH03796900

Home Improvement Contractor •Kitchen & Bath Remodeling •Decks •Additions •Windows & Siding •Property Management. Quality Work. Serving LBI & Area Over 25 Years. 609-312-6410. Lic.#13VH02671400

ALL HOME REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE

Wind Damage, Roofing, Siding, Windows, Drywall, Trim, Decks, Basements, Kitchens, Baths, Additions. Guaranteed call back. Lic.13VH04665400. 609-489-6305. BuildAxis.com

COAST WINDOW & DOOR

Installers, all windows/doors. Replacements, Andersen, repairs. Licensed and Insured. Lic.#13VH03837800. Call Dave 609-296-5779. EAST COAST CONTRACTING– Kitchen & Bath Remodeling •Decks •Vinyl Railings •Tile •Painting & More. 1 hour response. Chris 609618-3462. Lic.#13VH06855700

Home Improvements Continued on Next Page Lic.# 13V02820300 Insured

All Major Credit Cards Accepted

Additions • Renovations • Windows • Doors 609-748-7870 Siding • Decks • Kitchens • Baths www.acqconstruction.com No Job Too Small

ROBERT SCHAMBER

BUILDER LLC

HOME IMPROVEMENTS Repairs • Alterations • Window Replacements • Siding R Decks & Railings • Kitchens • Baths

www.SouthernOceanHardscaping.com

Lic# 13VH02482900

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

Mason • Contracting

(609) 978-1577 • (732) 244-0623

OUTHERN

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

T 609-494-7006 | Cell 609-290-1530 Tel/Fax Serving LBI 25 Years

Lic #13VH00275100

Reg./Lic# 13VH02263300

Call for free consultation for design services

Call now to schedule your fall cleanup

FREE 3-D Design with any Design Built Service

10% off for New Customers

jppereiraconstruction.com Reg/Lic# 13VH00319400

J.J. BRICK PAVERS LLC Patios • Walkways • Driveways Retaining Walls & Stone • Flower Beds Landscaping • Mulch • Top Soil

Outdoor Environments

Jose Lopez

Landscape Planning, Design & Construction • Plant Services Property Management • Irrigation & Drainage Solutions Landscape Lighting • Outdoor Living Areas • Carpentry Services Fiberglass Pools & Spas • Hardscape Design-Build Services

cell 609-713-0940 • office 609-978-8420

Long Beach Island, NJ

p: 609-494-7007 www.daivdashlandscaping.com

New Homes • Additions Structural Repairs • Decks Siding • Framing Historical Renovations Home Improvements

Stone Delivery & Spreading • All Types & Sizes Quality Paver Work Most Reasonable & Experienced Area Contractor Mushroom & Topsoil • Clam Shells

BAUMILLER Concrete Work

We Will Beat Any Estimate by 5% FREE ESTIMATES

FREE ATES

494-4106 • 597-1767

Lic#13VH00893900

EMERGENCY WORK

Beyond All Expectations

ESTIM

609-296-5335

AXIS

732-208-8733 Over 20 Years Experience Fully Insured • Lic. #13VH01823000

Certified Arborist & Line Clearance Certified Tree Removal & Planting Natural/Organic Tree, Plant & Lawn Care Proper Pruning & Trimming • Cleanups & Clearings Stump Grinding • Brush Piles • Firewood 60' Aerial Lift / Grapple Truck / Experienced Climbers Customized Plant Care Program • Fertilization & Disease Management

Serving All of LBI 609-492-1899 Beach Haven

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609-597-0964 Manahawkin, NJ 08050

856-764-8446 Delran, NJ 08075

609-489-6305 BuildAxis.com

Fully Insured NJ License # 13VH04665400

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HomeFront

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

HEATING & COOLING

J. CONOSCENTI & SONS CONTRACTORS

MALCOLM LEIGH CONSTRUCTION LLC

ALL-WAYS HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING

Professional Remodeling Contractors since 1982. Custom trim, crown moldings, additions, kitchens, baths. Satisfaction guaranteed. Lic.#13VH01891800. 609597-8925. Facebook.com/jconos centiandsons

JOSEPH MIDURE

HOME IMPROVEMENTS INC.

Vinyl Siding •Windows •Doors •Decks •Carpentry & More. Free Estimates. 609-294-0173. Fully Insured. Lic.#13VH06667900

Home Improvement Guide

Remodeling, Additions, Kitchens, Baths, Doors/Windows, Siding, Decks, Three Season Vinyl Patio Rooms. 609-290-9737. BBB Accredited Business. Lic.#13VH03012500. malcolmleighconstruction.com

Sales •Service •Installation •All Makes/Models. Financing Available. BPI Certified. 24Hr. Emergency Service. 877-247-1010. Lic.#13VH01556300.

RONALD C. RIKER

Our rates don’t inflate going over the bridge. R22 $24.99 lb. Great service contracts. 15 minute call backs. Emergency service standby. Fully insured. Free service calls. Lic.#13VH06569000 ins.

HONEY-DO HOME REPAIRS

We Do What Your Honey Won’t! Interior/exterior. Popular Mechanics magazine featured 3 of my projects. 33 years experience. 609492-3749, 609-290-2995. Lic.#13VH01765700.

MICHAEL & SON

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General Contractor. Remodeling: Kitchens, Baths, Tile, Hardwood Flooring. Major/minor renovations. Roofing, Decks, Small Repairs. Quality workmanship & references, ser ving LBI since 1985. #13VH02749200. Call Mike P. 609296-8222. ‘‘You’ll be glad you did!!’’

LEAKY PIPES? Find a Plumber In The SandPaper Classifieds

T.W. Knorr Construction, LLC BUILDERS & CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS

(609) 848-4094 (201) 650-0534

ANTHONY JOHN’S REMODELING, LLC

(609) 276-2242

Calls promptly returned

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REMODELING • ADDITIONS • DECKS TRIM WORK • EXTERIOR STAIRWAYS DECORATIVE OUTDOOR WOODWORK EXTERIOR SHOWERS • NO JOB TOO SMALL

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30 Years Experience Reg/Lic# 13VH06407000

Licensed & Insured

SKIP BUTLER’S WINDOWS AND DOORS CARPENTRY, SHEETROCK & PAINTING

Special Pricing Starting at $29900 Includes Capping & Low E Glazing

609-494-5094

Fax 609-494-5504 Reg./Lic.# 13VH01293600

Baseboard heat, circulators, relays, thermostats, zone valves installed. Over 30 years experience.

WINTER HOUSE WATCH Avail.

609-290-1920

LAURENCE HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING

Experienced Technician For Sales •Service •Installation. Certified & insured. 30 years experience. Lic.#1058312. 609-296-6368. www.Laurenceheatair.com

MONTANHA

NJ Reg # 13VH03126700

Always a Quality Job at a Fair Price

JR’S HEATING SERVICE BOILER REPAIR

Your comfort is our goal! Get it done right the first time. 609-5975808. Lic.#13VH04377200.

tim@twknorr.com • www.twknorr.com

HOME REPAIRS & IMPROVEMENTS

609-276-1658

Rick Barker Heating & Cooling, LLC

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Additions • Alterations Remodels • Renovations Elevators • Decks Siding • Windows Doors • Floors • Trim Fully Insured Free Estimates

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Plumbing •Heating •Air Conditioning •Drain Cleaning •Toilet & Faucet Repairs •Radiant Heat. Free Estimates. 609-698-2777. HIC Lic.#13VH06404700. PlumbingReg.#36B100733400.

JERSEY SHORE PLUMBING & DESIGN

Outdoor showers, tankless and water heaters, gas lines, sewer/ drain cleaning, boilers, service work. For all your plumbing needs. Free estimates. Lic.#12452. 609668-9008.

Quality Service at Your Convenience Winterization Specials Lic# 12557 • Thomas J Kohler Jr. owner/operator

Specializing in: Tankless Water Heaters Ductless Air Conditioning, Water Turn Ons, Sewer and Drain Cleaning Call for a FREE In-Home Estimate

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All Plumbing Services. Bathroom Remodeling. Handicapped Toilets. Winterization Services. NJ Lic#.8455.

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24 Hr. Emergency Service Lic# 4996

WINTERIZATION RESIDENTIAL • COMMERCIAL

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Yes, Our Office Is On LBI!

++EMERGENCY SERVICE +: Cold Weather is Just Around the Corner Schedule Your HEAT CHECK AND YOUR TURN OFF/WINTERIZATION “brrrrrr-it’s gonna be a cold one!” 6105 Long Beach Blvd. • Brant Beach

Water & Sewer Hook Ups House Winterizations Tankless Water Heaters Drain Cleaning • Gas Piping Fixtures Installed • Repair Service

609-361-7473 Michael J. VanLiew Over 20 Years Experience Master Plumber

www.storsbergplumbing.com

609-361-0600

10% Senior Citizen Discount

Lic #6062

Lic. #12456 Ship Bottom, NJ

HELP WANTED Administrative Office Manager

Architectural office looking for experienced office manager. Computer experience, multi-tasking, detail oriented. Email resume to Craig at cwb@cwbrearley.com Assistant Carpet & Restoration Tech. $10-$15/hour. P/T with possibility of F/T year ’round. No experience, we train. Looking for energetic, responsible person. Less than 4 points on license. Drug & background check. Stretch Cleaning and Restoration, 609-361-2400 or lbi@stretchcleaning.com

BAYBERRY INN

Cooks, Bartenders, Wait Staff, F/T & P/T, year ’round. Apply in person, 13th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom. 609-494-8848. Diane Turton, Realtors now hiring full-time agents for our Beach Haven and Lacey offices. Training provided. Call today for a confidential interview. Beach Haven, 609-492-7000. Lacey, 609-6937040. DISHWASHER, part time. Apply in person, Exit 63 Seafood Corner, 747 East Bay Ave., Manahawkin. 609-978-3474. Drivers: Start up to $.14/mi. Home bi-weekly. CDL-A, 6 mos. OTR experience required. Equipment you’ll be proud to drive! 888-406-9046.

ENGLESIDE MOTEL & RESTAURANT

Now hiring year ’round host/hostess, experienced servers. Apply in person, 30 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven. Experienced Reefer drivers: GREAT PAY/freight lanes from Presque Isle, MS, Boston-Leigh, PA. 800-277-0212 or www.primeinc.com Experienced bookkeeper needed. Part time. Must have construction industry background. Call 732-7783986. Experienced server wanted, year ’round, Ship Bottom. Please call 609-312-1032. Full time/part time seasonal landscaping work. Entry level, $10/hour to start. Transportation a must. Experience or pickup truck a plus. Call 609-709-5227. SRF444@yahoo.com

HOLIDAY INN

P/T housekeeping position available, must be able to work weekends. Please apply in person, 151 Route 72 East, Manahawkin.

JOIN OUR GREAT TEAM

Front desk associate needed, FT/ PT, flexible hours, including weekends. No experience necessary. Will train the right person. Apply in person, Holiday Inn, 151 Route 72 East, Manahawkin. Licensed Real Estate Agent for Sales & Rentals in Progressive Suppor tive LBI Office. Join a Friendly, Positive Professional Team. Call Rick at Stevens Real Estate for a Confidential Interview, 609-494-5555.

MARINE MECHANIC

Able to work on O/Bs and I/Os. Full time, year ’round in West Creek. Please call 609-709-3727.

SALES • SERVICE • INSTALLATION ALL MAKES AND MODELS • Furnaces • Central Air • Humidifiers • Boilers • UV Systems • Ductless HOME TEMPERATURE MONITORING STARTING @ $35.99 + TAX AND SENSOR LEAVING FOR THE WINTER? WE WILL MONITOR YOUR HOME’S TEMPERATURE TO PREVENT DAMAGE. ONLY DOWN FOR WEEKENDS? IN SUMMER DON’T COME HOME TO A HOT HOUSE. SERVICE CONTRACTS MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS Starting @ $20.00 a Month + Tax Starting @ $85.00 + Tax Includes Parts & Labor 32-point Tune Up (Cap & Contactor Included) 32-point Tune Up DISCOUNT ON PARTS & LABOR UNLIMITED SERVICE CALLS PRIORITY SERVICE

SENIOR DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE ON SERVICE CALLS www.rossohvac.com yrosso@rossohvac.com LIC#13VH01298500

609-812-0094

REAL ESTATE– Sales/Rental agents. Build or increase your business in one of our busy Long Beach Island offices. Great opportunities for newcomers or seasoned agents. Call Aileen Kidd TODAY at Prudential Zack Shore Proper ties for a confidential interview. 609-494-1776. Weichert Realtors is looking for new and/or experienced team members. Call to arrange a confidential interview, LBI office 609494-6000. Housekeeping/Handy-person, Part Time. Surflight Theatre seeks motivated, self-starter to provide housekeeping support and minor repairs for theatre complex. Hours are flexible, 20-30 hrs per week, which may include weekend hours. Applicants must show proof of citizenship, be able to lift 40 lbs, be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Surflight is an EOE. E-mail blawton@surflight.org or send resume to: Facilities Director, PO Box 1155, Beach Haven, NJ 08008. No phone calls please.

EMPLOYMENT WANTED ATTENTION SEAFOOD LOVERS!

Experienced shellfish shucker for hire. Private parties, caterers & restaurants. Raw clam & oyster specialist. Reasonable rates. Call Mike 609-276-2704.

INSTRUCTION MATH & SCIENCE TUTOR

All ages. Basic to college level. Call for more info. 609-3121477. Medical billing trainees needed! Train to become a Medical Office Assistant! No experience needed! CTI gets you trained and job ready! HS diploma/GED and computer needed! 888-734-6714.

READING TUTOR

Certified ‘‘Orton-Gillingham’’ reading/writing teacher, K-8th, with over 30 years experience. Specializing in dyslexic individuals. Call Joan 609-242-4088. Tutor for Hire, 20-year-old college student teaches Physics, Math and Chemistry on weekdays. Grades 6-12, $15/hour. 609-661-8336 or Butterk1@tcnj.edu

MUSIC PRODUCTION Rock Solid Productions

Providing original music for media, TV, and film. Please visit us www.rocksolidproductionsllc.com, email rocksolid321@gmail.com or call 609-713-6325.

COMPUTER SERVICES COMPUTER TECH

12 years experience in all phases of computer programing, setup, maintenance, repairs, networking & security. For home or small business. Will come to you! Tuckerton to LBI. Call 609618-6147 or email: williamsLEH@comcast.net

Is Your Computer Sluggish? PC Repair and installations, 3G network surveillance. Reasonable rates, in-home service. Patrick Har vey, Computer Technician. 609-891-0968, 609665-0466 cell. shorecomputerrepair.com pmh7@comcast.net My Computer Works. Computer problems? Viruses, spyware, email, printer issues, bad internet connections- FIX IT NOW! Professional, U.S. based technicians. $25 off service. Call for immediate help. 888-904-1215.

ADULT CARE ANGEL WINGS

Errands, pet sitting, cleaning, nursing services: medication trays, showers, etc. Holistic healing: Reiki, Reflexology. Call 609-4923215.

AT HOME ELDER CARE

European caregivers, English speaking. References, licensed, bonded, insured. Call 732-899-6366. www.athome-eldercare.com Companion/caregiver, very experienced with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Call Susan, 609-361-4924. Elderly assistant will assist with your daily needs, errands, organize, appointments, cooking. Willing to help. Excellent references. 610-573-9622. Experienced caregiver looking for P/T or F/T job or will do cleaning. Call cell 609-489-3182 or home 609-549-5957.

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PETS/PET CARE 4-month-old, adorable kittens, FREE to good home. Call 609-4923215.

ADOPT A PET

Dogs, Puppies, Cats & Kittens ready for adoption in Ocean County’s animal facility, located at 360 Haywood Rd. in Manahawkin. All animals have been spayed/neutered, vaccinated & microchipped. Hours: 1pm-4pm daily, Wed., 1pm-6:30pm.

609-978-0127

LOST A PET? Call the shelter, your pet could be there!

PET AND HOUSE SITTING, LLC

Pet Sitting •Pet Walking •Full Animal Care •House Sitting •Plants, Mail, etc. References/ Insured. Barbara,

609-361-8020

Pet portraits from your photo. Pen & Ink * Colored Pencil * Watercolor or Oil * Caricature or Cartoon. Call Pat Johnson, 609-296-2162, leave message. (View picture111043 online)

THE PET NANNY DOG CARE COACHING

Personal Pet Care. Pet Sitting, Dog Walking, Cat Care Coaching, House Sitting. 15+ years experience on LBI. The professional, loving care that your furry family deserves. Tail-wagging references!

CHERI 609-713-0866 WALK A DOG OR FOSTER KITTENS!

Volunteer at Southern Ocean County Animal Shelter, located at 360 Haywood Rd. in Manahawkin. Dog walkers are needed daily from 9am-4:30pm. Orientation held 1st & 3rd Thursday and 3rd Sunday at 11am. Must be 18 years old. Paperwork can be picked up at the shelter daily, 1pm-3pm. FREE Pet Food Pantry in shelter lobby for those in need.

COMMERCIAL FOR RENT AAA LOCATION

HOUSES FOR SALE

SURF CITY Two family Cape, 50 x 100 lot. First floor 2BR, 2BA, Second floor 2BR, 1BA. Gas heat, fireplace.

$515K

1-877-JOE MAYO 1-877-563-6296 www.nj-shore.com

REMAX LBI OF

On the causeway.

Little Egg Harbor, adult community 55+, 3BR (or den) ranch. Beautifully kept. 40 minutes from AC. Close to everything. FSBO, no brokers. Asking $245,000. 609-8129698. Two-story colonial home for sale by owner. 7,601sq.ft., 3BR, 2BA w/ fireplace, hot tub, hardwood floors, cathedral ceiling. $249,000! 138 West Holly Lane, LEH. For more information and pictures call 609618-2572 or email jencosta7911@aol.com

GARAGE FOR RENT

LOTS FOR SALE Manahawkin, 1-acre lot on desirable Beachview Ave. Underground utilities already installed. Price reduced. Call Don Diorio, 609-7092483.

COMMERCIAL FOR SALE Bakery for sale, beach block, on LBI. Turn-key operation. For more details call 609-276-1348. Gift shop for sale in Surf City. Turnkey. Inventory & fixtures included. Lease. Asking $30,000/OBO, Call 609-841-0843.

LBI Trailer Park has homes for sale, steps from ocean. ALSO, we have RV sites for rent. Call 609492-9151.

FLORIDA REAL ESTATE Ahh- Live The Good Life

in S.W. Florida. NAPLES area. If you’ve ever thought of owning, NOW is the time to buy. SAVE $$$. Exclusive Buyers Licensed Agent. Call for in-home appointment on LBI. 609-494-8808.

rjbeihl@naplessunrealty.com

R.E. OUT OF STATE BREVARD, NC- 4,200sq.ft. house, 5BR, 4.5BA, 2.5 car garage. Located between the Blue Ridge and Smokey Mountains. Very active, wooded, gated community, great climate, low taxes. $545,000. Call 828-883-5670.

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YEAR ROUND RENTALS

FALL RENTALS

WINTER RENTALS

Ship Bottom apartment, 2BR, 2BA, washer/dryer hookup, parking lot, secured entrance. $1,100/month + all utilities. Available immediately. 973-743-3132, 973-615-4134.

Chowderfest 3-Day Weekend

Beach Haven West/LBI, 4BR, all amenities, outdoor enclosed shower, grill, AC/heat, wireless internet, deck. Available 10/29/12-6/1/13, $1,250/month. 201-859-6215. View pictures thesandpaper.net

Surf City bayside, furnished, sideby-side duplex, 2 floors, 5BR (or 1 den), 2.5BA, utility room w/washer/ dryer, hot water heat. $2,400/ month plus utilities/security (more w/pet)/references. No smoking. Will consider winter rental. 609709-1723. Surf City, oceanside duplex, 2-bedroom apartment. $1,100/month + utilities. Also available as Winter rental, $850/month + utilities. Call 609-876-1821.

Convenient/Comfor table, 2BR, 2BA, fully applianced. Call or stop in today. Our team is eager to help make you feel ‘‘at home.’’

Surf City, 337 11th St., 1st floor. Fully furnished, 3BR, 2BA, w/sundeck & views of bay. $1,550/month + utilities. No pets. Medway, LLC Realty. 908-672-6087.

Move in by 9/30/12, pay $500 security. Call 609-294-2404.

Surf City– North end near the bay. 2-bedroom, 1-bath apar tment (duplex). Year ’round rental. $1,250/month + utilities. Email LBIapt@gmail.com

September Special!

Beach Haven Gardens, 3-bedroom, 1.5-bath house, gas heat, hot tub. $2,250/month + utilities. Available ASAP. By appointment only, Sun. & Mon. 845-661-2105. Beach Haven West, lagoonfront, 60ft. bulkhead, 10 minutes to open bay. 2BR, 1BA, W/D, beautifully landscaped. Available 11/1. $1,100/month + utilities. No smoking. Pets considered. 609-4924600. Brant Beach, 1-bedroom apartment, W/D, A/C, off-street parking. No pets/no smoking. Heat included. Available 10/1, $1,000/month. 908-803-2009.

10 minutes to LBI. Walking distance to town or bayfront amenities. Victorian style Shore house privately set on a Sea Captain Estate. 2-3BR, reversed living/w upper deck, cathedral ceiling & open floor plan. C/A, W/D, cable, grill. $1,500/month + utilities. Also available for short-term rental. Call 609-488-0526.

Brand new mobile home, 12ft.x46ft., 2012-2013 model. 2BR, all appliances. Professionally designed. Located in mobile home park in Manahawkin. $49,000/ OBO, financing available. 732-6746782.

Stafford Forge Business Park

BARTLETT LANDING

Storage space for rent, Tuckerton Boro. Size: 10ft.x18ft. each side. Dry, no heat or A/C. Direct access. Great for car, boat, furniture or file storage. $200/month. 609-6189323.

Manahawkin, 250-1,000 sq.ft. Ideal professional office, retail or medical office. Available immediately. Will subdivide. Jeff, 732-580-7457 or Diane Turton Realtors, 609-4927000.

Contractor’s Office/Workshop for rent. 1,100-14,000 sq.ft. Will divide. 609-294-4990.

YEAR ROUND RENTALS

Brant Beach, 2 bedrooms, LR, DR, kitchen. $1,100/month + all utilities, security deposit. One parking space. Available immediately. Call 201-264-9646.

MOBILE HOMES

Single or multiple office space for lease in newer Victorian building on Route 9, south of Manahawkin. Share building with engineering contractors. Access to conference room, ample parking. Call Lou at 609-709-5063.

WINTER RENTAL, Hobe Sound. A beautiful first floor, 2bedroom condo, w/2 baths, screened-in Lanai facing golf course, all newer Mexican furniture, dishwasher, washer/dryer, central air & palm trees galore. Available Dec. 2012 through April 2013. Must be a 3or 4-month rental only. All utilities are included. Photos available. Call Don eves., 609-5971643.

L.E.H. 1,000sqft. Very Clean. Safe, Secure Residential Area. One Block Rte. 9. Classic Cars, Boats, Inventory. Can Divide. Great Deal! 732-492-0709. (View picture53001 online)

SHIP BOTTOM strip store available immediately. 609-290-1272, 609-494-2420.

Ship Bottom office for rent, $450/ month, includes utilities. Call Beach Haven Auto, 609-494-0535, Mon.Sat., 9am-5pm & Sun., 9am-1pm.

FLORIDA RENTALS

HISTORIC BARNEGAT

MANAHAWKIN, Fawn Lakes, adult 55+. 1BR, $850/month + utilities, no pets/smoking. We are in need of rental properties. Please contact us if you are considering renting your property. Home Alliance Realty, 609-978-9009. Manahawkin, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. Available 9/20/12, $1,200/month + utilities & security. No smoking. Call 609-548-2934. Manahawkin (near high school), 3BR, 2.5BA + bonus room w/bath. Available immediately. $1,850/ month + utilities/security. No pets/ smoking. 609-713-5943. mcmencrew@gmail.com NEW GRETNA, 2BR & 1BR apartments. Heat supplied. Rent starts at $800/month. No pets. Call 609978-0964. New Gretna, unfurnished, 2nd floor apartment. 2 bedrooms, full kitchen, living/family room. $950/month (includes utilities), plus security. Background check/application required. 609-296-4490 between noon-3pm. Peahala Park duplex, furnished and renovated. 3BR, 1BA, dishwasher, W/D, A/C, gas heat, O/S. No smoking/pets. $1,500/month + utilities. Available 9/15/12. Call Bill 201-739-3914. Ship Bottom, move-in condition, 6year-old single family. 3BR, 2.5BA, hardwood floors, gourmet kitchen, rooftop hot tub, deck & porch. Available 11/1, $2,100/month year lease. Contact Laurie at 215-2371883 or email laurie@lauriecondello.com (View picture63005 online)

VILLAGE ON THE GREEN

TUCKERTON APARTMENTS Luxury 1BR & 2BR, spacious, gourmet kitchen, mini blinds, fully applianced.

September Special!

Move in by 9/30/12, pay $500 security. Ask about the Landlord’s September Rent Special! Call 609294-2424.

YEAR ROUND RENTAL WANTED Married couple seeks year ’round Beach Haven rental. 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, non-smoking, pet friendly. Furnished/unfurnished preferably with garage/storage. Call 609492-6326.

FALL RENTALS BEACH HAVEN SEPT./CHOWDAFEST

2-bedroom duplex, 1.5 blocks to beach. Clean, renovated bathrooms, A/C, W/D, gas grills, outside shower, four decks, wireless internet. Reduced, $450-$900/ week: Available 9/22, Chowdafest & October. Josh, 917-603-3488. See web site for Calendar/Pictures/ Rates: www.204pearl.com Barnegat Light, oceanside, beautiful location. Newly renovated, very clean, 3BR, 1.5BA, all amenities, A/C. Available weekly through Oct. Call 609921-7831. BEACH HAVEN, WEEKLY. Second floor, 6th from ocean. 3BR, 1BA, $900/week; 1BR, $700/week. A/C, W/D, outside shower, amenities. 609-492-5357, 609-2903872. (View picture66076 online) Beach Haven Park, LBI. Large, fully furnished, 4BR, 2BA. $1,600/ month + utilities. Home Alliance Realty, 609-978-9009. Beach Haven, bayside town house, clean & spacious. 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths. Smoke/pet free. Available Chowderfest Weekend. 908874-4655. View pictures thesandpaper.net Brant Beach duplexes, 3rd & 4th from ocean, w/views. 3BR (sleeps 8), 1.5BA, amenities. Available Sept./Oct., off-season rates, $500$1,300/week. Chowderfest Weekend (Fri.-Sun.), $350. 609-3618987. www.VRBO.com/141162 Centrally located, Ship Bottom, 1bedroom condo. Available Sept. weeks/weekends. ALSO available as winter rental, 10/1, $900/month + utilities. 609-492-8699.

ONLINE

CLASSIFIEDS

Beach Haven West lagoon house, sleeps 8. $600. Please call cell 201-207-4809.

INGROUND POOL

Brighton Beach bayfront, 7 bedrooms, 5 full baths, hot tub, firepit, heated pool. Call 908-295-0509. www.sunsetbayhouse.com Ship Bottom, bayfront, furnished, 2BR, 1BA, sleeps 4-5. Cable, A/C. Available 9/29-10/6, 10/6-10/13, 10/13-10/20, 10/20-10/27, 10/2711/3, $500/week (utilities included). Call 856-546-1413. Surf City. OK, YOU WIN! Name your price. No reasonable offer refused. Will entertain winter or yearly rental. 2BR, 1 block to beach. Just park the car! Call 856-8669355.

WINTER RENTALS AFFORDABLE Lorry’s Motel– Beach Haven Inlet. Quiet. Clean rooms/efficiencies with full refrigerator, microwave, barbecue area. $100-150/week plus utilities. Call 609-492-6363. Available 10/1/12-4/30/13. Brant Beach, second floor, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, $900/month plus utilities & security. 609-335-7662. www.lbislandvacation.com

BAYFRONT

Ship Bottom duplex, 2BR, 1BA. First floor, $690/month. Second floor, $640/month. Spectacular views. Available 10/1. Credit check. No pets. Call 609-7093902. Beach Haven Crest oceanside duplex, 7 East 80th St., two 2-bedroom furnished apartments, W/D, cable, fireplace, $1,000/month (includes utilities). 201-315-4253. Beach Haven, 3-bedroom, 1-bath condo located one house from the beach. Fireplace, deck, fenced yard, W/D, DW, WiFi. Pets-maybe. Available 10/2/12-6/1/13, $900/ month (tenant pays heat and electric). Good references required. Please call 484-695-0289. Beach Haven, bayside town house, clean & spacious. 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths. Smoke/pet free. Available mid Oct. to mid May, $800/ month plus electric. 908-874-4655. (View picture66024 online) Beach Haven West, furnished, 3BR, 1BA ranch on lagoon. Available 9/15/12-6/15/13, $1,000/ month + utilities/security. Includes water. No smoking. 908-229-4426.

Beach Haven Park, oceanside, 2BR, 2BA, furnished, W/D. Available Oct. 2012 to June 2013, $975/ month + utilities. No smoking. 973214-0130. BRANT BEACH, oceanside, 2-bedroom, beautiful cottage w/stainless appliances, fireplace & more. $900/ month + utilities. 10/1/12-6/15/13. No pets. Call Steve, 917-747-2907. Brant Beach, 1-bedroom apartment, $800/month, utilities included. Available Oct. to May. No pets. 609-494-5392. Brighton Beach, LBI. Updated, immaculate, furnished, oceanside, 2bedroom apartment. Includes gas/ electric & cable. No pets/smoking. $950/month. 917-763-2559. View pictures thesandpaper.net Brighton Beach, second house from bay w/little bay beach. First floor duplex. 3BR, 1BA, fully furnished. Satellite TV, cable, wireless internet. Pull-out queen sofa, C/A, plenty of parking. All linens plus towels included. Very clean, roomy and comfortable. No pets/smoking. All you need to bring is your clothes. $1,100/month + utilities/security. Credit/reference check. Available 9/15/12-6/1/13. 908-4038968. Cedar Bonnet Island, furnished 1BR, single-family cottage. Bayfront, access to dock, C/A. No smoking/pets. For more info email mgreenlbi@comcast.net High Bar Harbor, bayside waterfront home. 3BR, 2BA, gas heat. Available Sept.-May. Call for details, 609-661-0997. Little Egg Harbor, Oct.-May, 3BR, 1BA, W/D. $800/month + utilities. Lagoon-front, easy bay access. No pets/smoking. Call Bill, 609-6183083. Loveladies, lagoon front, 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, fully furnished. $1,500/month + utilities. No pets/smoking. Available now-6/15/ 13. Call 732-598-9601. Manahawkin waterfront. 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2-story colonial home. Available 10/1-5/1, $1,300/ month plus utilities/security. Pet friendly. Call 609-597-7023. North Beach, 3-bedroom, 2-bath home. Newly refurbished, W/D, DW, gas heat. Available immediately, $1,350/month + utilities (cable & internet included). Call 757-589-9981.

Beach Haven West, on lagoon, 2BR + office. Clean w/fireplace, new furniture. Great views. Feels like home. Available Oct.-May, $770/month, w/cable, plus utilities/ security. 732-901-3969.

Peahala Park, 3BR, 1BA, available now-5/4/13, $1,000/month + utilities. 2BR, 1BA, available 10/6/125/4/13, $800/month + utilities. Completely renovated, fully furnished, dishwasher, W/D. Gas/ electric heat. 201-739-3914. www.lbihouseforrent.com

Beach Haven, beautiful, bayfront condo. Updated, furnished, 2BR, 2BA, DW, W/D, C/A, deck. $900/ month + utilities. 10/1/12-5/15/13. No pets/smoking. 914-424-9313.

Ship Bottom, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath. Furnished, W/D, dishwasher, A/C, gas heat, deck, grill. $950/month + utilities. No smoking/pets. 201-2489573.

VACATION IN MAINE SEE FALL COLORS House for rent in Camden, Maine, the most picturesque harbor town in New England. Cottage sits on a slope overlooking Hosmer Pond. Good swimming in September, foliage in October. Spectacular views across lake to mountain. Wood-burning stove. Lots of windows, skylights, views. 2 kayaks on floating dock. Fully equipped, including linens. No smoking, pets considered. Available after 9/18. $850 a week. Go to: http://maindreamvacation.com/rental/hosmer-pond-house Call Margaret Buchholz 609-494-1263 or LBIPooch@comcast.net for photos.

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BOATS FOR SALE

BOATS FOR SALE

PRICE REDUCED, $1,200! 10ft. Pennant Daysailer (2007). 15ft. mast w/sail, main & jib. Oars and 1.5hp motor. Perfect for beginners. In Barnegat Light. 267-879-9637.

19ft. Penn Yan Sea Skiff, 2000 90hp Johnson Sea Horse, includes trailer. In water, Harvey Cedars. $2,800. 856-829-0563.

Surf City, first floor, 3BR, 2BA, completely renovated in 2010. A/C throughout, walk to bay & beach. Now-June, $1,200/month, utilities included. 908-656-2048. Surf City, 2-bedroom, newly renovated, luxury apartment or room for rent. Available mid Oct. to mid May. For rates: 610-220-9723.

SHARE HOME Beach Haven, $550/month + 1/2 cable, full house privileges. Available immediately. 609-276-8205. Kinsey Cove apartment, Harvey Cedars, waterfront deck. Available immediately until mid May, $500/ month + electric/WiFi (includes heat/cable). No smoking. Glenn, 609-312-8263. Single woman seeking same (55+) to share home. Furnished master bedroom w/private bath. Full use of everything, W/D. Available 10/1, $600/month + half utilities. 609294-1173.

ROOMMATE WANTED Female roommate wanted. Year ’round, Surf City. Private bedroom, unfurnished. W/D, deck, hardwood. No pets. $500/month. Please call 609-339-4812.

13ft. Vanguard Zuma sailboat. Excellent condition. New sail & trailer. Great 2-person boat. $1,500. Brant Beach. 610-914-5790 or ejhope@aol.com 14ft. gaff rig sailboat, Cape Dory Handycat w/4hp Evinrude outboard motor. $3,500. In water, Harvey Cedars. Also: Lighter-weight Sunfish, $1,000; Vinyl rowboat/dinghy, $150; Boat trailer, $450. Call 856504-3595. 15ft. 1996 Boston Whaler Dauntless w/60hp Mercury. Includes trailer, Fisher heavy canvas winter cover, console & helm seat covers, bow cushion, front cooler seat and cushion, depth finder, compass. $12,500. Call Jeff 609-468-6266. 16ft. 2000 Sandpiper. 9.9hp Johnson. Great starter motor boat, good condition. $1,800. In Beach Haven. Call Miles 551-795-1039. 17ft. 1998 Boston Whaler Outrage, 115hp Johnson, 2009 Load-Rite trailer (never in water), depth/fish finder, console cover, bimini top. Ver y good condition. On LBI. $13,000. 973-698-7924. 17ft. 2007 Sea Ray 175 Bowrider, 135hp IO, VERY LOW HOURS, like NEW. Trailer, bimini, covers, DF, AM/FM. In water ready to ride, Waretown. Asking $13,350. 732278-2702. 17ft. Boston Whaler Nauset, 1973. This is for the classic boat lover. Excellent condition, original mahogany CC. 1975 Johnson 85hp. Low hours. Fresh water, garage stored. $9,000. 508-221-3475. (View picture81037 online) 18ft. 1998 Sea Ray bowrider, blown 4.3 Mercruiser engine. Hull, outdrive, canvas and bimini all in very good condition. $500. Mordecai marina, 484-695-4327. 18ft. 2001 Bayliner bowrider, low hours, with trailer. New canvas. Kids grew up, we got old! $6,800. 201-805-0165. 18ft. Sea Ray bowrider 2002, 4.3 Mercruiser, 200 hours. Trailer, new canvas. Excellent condition. $9,250. BHW. 973-713-7896. (View picture81044 online) 19ft. 1988 Cobalt 19BR, 265hp V8, 246 hours, w/2002 Sea Lion tandem trailer. No bottom paint. $2,500. Surf City. 201-960-5358.

20ft. 2005 Hurricane deck boat w/ fiber hull, 115hp Yamaha 4-stroke (150 hours). Excellent condition. Asking $11,500. Please call 609296-6227. 20ft. 2007 Larson Escape Bowrider. 4.3 Merc, low hours, GPS, trailer. $20,500. Located Manahawkin. Call 908-578-2614. 20ft. Aquasport, 1987, center console, 115hp Evinrude. $2,950. 22ft. Classic Chris-Craft Skiff, CC, V-8 engine. Needs TLC. Call 609-4925663.

WANTED

Elderly retired gentleman seeks 1BR apartment with bathroom & kitchenette, year ‘round, in Barnegat Light, High Bar Harbor or North Loveladies. Non smoker, no drugs, no pets.

25ft. 1984 Catalina sailboat w/ swing keel, $6,500/OBO. Tommy Bahama-like sunbrella cushions, 1997 Yamaha 4-stroke electric start, 9.9hp. 609-876-2211.

21ft. 2006 Sea Ray 200 Select. Original owner, kept on lift 4+ years, low hours. $23,000. In Beach Haven. 973-769-9344.

25ft. Sea Ray Bowrider, 2001. 7.4L-V8 Bravo-3 dual prop, 340hrs. In water on LBI. Best offer. Call or text 914-522-9397.

22.5ft. 2002 Sea Ray Weekender. Original owner, 270 hours. 260hp 5.0L engine, I/O, swim platform, head, sink, canvas. Sea Ray mechanic maintained. In water, LBI. $17,800. 609-994-6962. 22ft. 2003 Angler, 200hp Merc Optimax w/Smartcraft. Center console, hardtop, canvas, electronics. Excellent condition. Asking $13,500. Call 609-296-6227. 22ft. Angler boat, 200hp Merc w/62 hours; walk around cabin w/7ft. bunk, insulated fish boxes, wide walkways. Selling for a senior. $9,950. 609-494-2826 or 609-7092956. (View picture81045 online) 22ft. sailboat, Sparkman & Stephens design. Beautiful lines, main, roller furling, jib, 8hp Mariner outboard, low hours, 4 boat stands, extras. Needs some work. House demo, boat must go! $3,000/OBO. Call Jim 973-831-1030, 908-8481202, jkane@cmk.com 22ft. Trophy, 1996 Merc, 120hp. All electronics, new dual batteries, all canvas. Well maintained w/trailer. Low hours. $8,000. Cell 201-6152398. 23ft. 1999 Boston Whaler Conquest, twin 115hp Evinrudes, low hours. GPS, chart plotter, canvas cabin cover & winter cover. Good condition. $24,999. 609-492-5416.

$ CASH $ PAID!

WHALER

Call 609-698-8706 E-mail: iggerd@msn.com

Honda, Toyota, Nissans, SUVs and Jeeps. All vehicles WANTED. 2001 and UP. Top Cash Paid. 24 hour CASH pick-up. Any condition. 732-496-1633.

27ft. Hunter, 1975, 20hp inboard diesel, excellent condition, in water. Call 609-494-1273.

BOATS FOR SALE

BOATS FOR SALE

27ft. Sea Ray hard top, 1987, twin Mercruisers stern drive, 4.3 V-6 EFI/freshwater cooled. Repowered 2000 w/complete new engine/stern drive. Asking $16,500. 609-5538871.

SALE AWAY WITH THE BEST DEAL ON THE BAY

30ft. 2004 Grady White Marlin w/ twin 225 Yamaha 4-stroke. Loaded, plus Raymarine C120 & Smart Pilot, Apelco VHF. $72,000. Call Joe, 215-694-3792. (View picture81033 online)

31ft. spacious 1982 Allmand sailboat. Shallow draft (3ft.11in.). Great family cruiser. Make an offer. Call Mariners Marina 609-6981222.

34ft. 1984 Silverton w/twin 270hp Crusaders, 600 hours. 1 owner. Marina maintained. Sleeps 6. Head & shower, AC/heat, appliances, fresh water system, salt water washdown, 2 depthfinders, 2 VHF radios, 2 bilge pumps, GPS, bilge sniffer, 4 batteries/switches, battery charger, outriggers/Rupp Jr., full enclosure, Coast Guard package, cockpit spotlights, Windlass, Halon fire system, transom ladder. $16,500/OBO. In Beach Haven. 856-768-2003.

If you have a boat for sale, advertise it in The SandPaper Classifieds. We’ll give you up to 20 words for a one-time $30 charge and your ad will run for 10 WEEKS (25 cents for each word over 20). Add pictures online for just $10 more. There’s no better way to sell your power or sailboat. Place your ad today and get ready to sale away!

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Holgate Marina FULL SERVICE MARINA

609-492-0191

83 Tebco Terrace - Holgate

NOW AVAILABLE Fall Transient Slips - Weekly / Monthly

2013 Slips - Vessels Up to 36 Feet RESERVE NOW 2013 Jet Ski Port with Rollers

www.holgatemarinalbi.com Holgate Marina is pleased to announce a new partnership with

Westberg & Sons Marine Services Our past relationship with Steve Westberg has been realigned to better serve the customers at Holgate Marina and the surrounding community. Westberg & Sons specializes in boat and engine repair: including fiberglass, welding, maintenance, haul and launching services. In this collaboration we have a common goal to provide excellent customer service, quality marine services and competitive rates. Please give Steve a call today at 609-335-1805 (cell) to find out about the wide range of services available to you by Westberg & Sons Marine.

CASH PAID

DONATE your car, truck or boat to HERITAGE for the BLIND. FREE 3 day vacation, tax deductible, FREE towing, ALL paperwork taken care of. 888-438-1090.

24ft. Grady White walkaround hardtop w/full enclosure, 250hp Yamaha on bracket, GPS, VHF, fish finder, all cushions, equipment. $10,900. 610-716-9557.

21ft. 1996 Bayliner Capri Bowrider. 5.7 Merc I/O, 350hp. Great family boat, well maintained. Full cover, winter canvas & trailer. In Surf City. $7,500. 609-744-3213. (View picture81040 online)

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WINTER RENTALS Ship Bottom, furnished, 2- & 3-bedroom apartments. Immaculate, W/ D, D/W, cable. $875/month. Available now. Call 609-978-7710. daniela45@msn.com Ship Bottom, 2-bedroom house, now through 4/30/13. Please call 914-347-5132 or 914-420-2665. Ship Bottom, 2nd from ocean, 1bedroom apartment. Off-street parking. Available now to June. No pets/smoking. Call 609-661-1199. Ship Bottom, 1-bedroom condo, first floor, sleeps 4. Available 10/1/ 12-5/31/13, $650/month plus electric. No pets/smoking. Call 610-283-3819. Spray Beach, furnished, 2-bedroom, 1-bath bungalow. Living room, dining area, galley kitchen, $750/month + utilities and security. Call Dom, 609-280-6447. Surf City, second floor, 3BR, 1BA. Electric heat, Direct TV, DSL, W/D, linens. Available 10/1/12-5/1/13, $775/month plus utilities. No smoking/pets. References. 201-3277916, 609-494-9607. Surf City, oceanblock. 3BR, W/D, gas heat. $700/month + utilities & security. Available now until 6/15/ 13. No smoking/pets. 609-7096975. Surf City, first floor, 2 bedrooms, fully furnished, large deck, gas heat. $775/month + utilities/security. No pets. 718-644-3852.


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PERSONAL WATERCRAFT 2000 Kawaski jet ski, Ultra 150, A1 shape, used very little, $3,500. Will supply new battery. ALSO 11ft. 2008 inflatable Aquamax, asking $1,750 w/10hp motor; boat only, $750. Located on LBI. Call 732-6107275.

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37 The SandPaper/Wednesday, September 19, 2012 Photographs by Ryan Morrill

READY, SET, GROW: Every Monday morning from May to October members of the Garden Club of Long Beach Island meet up at the Edith Duff Gwinn Garden, located behind the Barnegat Light Museum on Fifth Street and Central Avenue, to weed, plant and water the flora. After a busy day of maintenance, they gather around for coffee and iced tea, while sharing laughs and admiring the beauty of their handiwork.

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By KELLEY ANNE ESSINGER n Thursday afternoon, Sept. 13, members of The Garden Club of Long Beach Island presented Edith Duff Gwinn Garden committee chairwomen Peg Felix, Betty Frey and Cathy Sutton with a Perennial Bloom Award from the Central Atlantic Region of National Garden Clubs Inc. The honor recognized the three women for their exceptional work in the local Eden, which they have headed for the past 14 years. “Every year we say, ‘That’s it,’ “ joked Felix. “But we always come back. We love the garden.” Those who attended the town’s old, oneroom schoolhouse – now the Barnegat Light Museum on Central Avenue at Fifth Street – used the outside courtyard as a playground. After the schoolhouse closed, the courtyard became an alluring garden adopted by Garden Club founders Edith Duff Gwinn and Frances Selover. In 1998, Felix, Frey and Sutton, who had been members of the Garden Club only for a few months to a couple of years, began managing the preservation of the garden. Every Monday morning from May through October, at least one if not all of the women is outside in the garden, leading other members who show up to help with landscaping duty. “We tell all the worker bees what needs to be done,” Sutton said with a laugh. “We do routine maintenance on Mondays. We cut off all the dead stuff. And then next week there’s a whole new batch of dead stuff we need to cut off. It’s always nonstop maintenance,” she explained. Many years ago, the garden was decorated with numbered stakes that corresponded with the title of the plant it stood near. Plant descriptions could be found written down in a book kept inside the museum. Now the garden is in constant reorder, with new plants and flowers interchanged every season. Keeping up with the numbers of plants is just too trying a task

to mark every one. An array of annual flowers planted every year, including marigolds, petunias and geraniums to name a few, can be seen throughout the garden during the spring and summer months. The variety of colorful flowers planted in the garden is always different every year. Plenty of flowers and evergreens can be found in front of the museum on Central Avenue. Five years ago, the garden club raised enough funds to redo the front area, which formerly was a dirt patch many visitors used for parking their cars. Now the front yard is bedecked with beautiful plants, including knockout roses and lilies, alongside a winding walkway. The pathway leads back around most of the garden, which was finished in four installments and funded through the sale of engraved pieces. The other portion of the garden has maintained its natural trail of pine needles and soil. Perennials can be found throughout the garden all year long. Witch hazel trees, bamboo, heather and bearded iris are just some of the many beautiful plants that thrive throughout the fall and winter seasons. “In the springtime, the garden is alive with flowers. But anyone who doesn’t come up to the garden in a snowstorm is missing out,” said Frey. “You have to see it. The witch hazel, heather, kale, cabbage: It’s all in full bloom. It’s beautiful,” she emphasized. Benches donated by longtime members are stationed near a compass designed in honor of Selover. A wrap-around seat, surrounding a giant tree, was dedicated in remembrance of 9/11 and is now a perfect place to sit and relax amid the flora. But many of the club’s members prefer sitting upon a large rock situated in the middle of the garden, while sipping coffee and iced tea during their 10:30 break on “Monday maintenance” mornings. Copper birdbaths, picnic tables, a fish pond filled with goldfish, an herb garden marked by

seashells, a trickling water fountain dedicated to everyone who has worked in the garden, a spherical sundial donated by Selover’s daughter-in-law, and a tar pot replica are just some of many wondrous things found among the variety of plants and flowers in the garden. The club also maintains the garden at

the Beach Haven Public Library. The annual Holiday Tour of Homes on Long Beach Island will be held on Thursday, Dec. 13, to help raise money for the club and the scholarships it offers to local school students. For more information, visit thegardencluboflbi.com. Y kelleyanne@thesandpaper.net


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Finding Top School Requires Searching Beyond Back Yard Families Told to Expand Their Horizons By RICK MELLERUP t’s the beginning of another school year and high school seniors and juniors are looking ahead. Seniors are putting the finishing touches on their college applications and are starting to get nervous as they await “decision day.” Juniors and their parents are getting the ball tentatively rolling as they start thinking seriously for the first time about picking a college or university. Times have changed. A college diploma, even from a Top 100 university, no longer is an automatic ticket to success, not after the Great Recession. And money, more than ever before, has become a factor as a year in a top school will run well over $50,000. Media stories about college students, even those who didn’t attend a top-rung institution, graduating with scores, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars of student loan debt, are becoming commonplace. Some opinion page pundits have even proposed that a college degree is no longer cost-efficient! Well, those naysayers are still in a minority. Studies, said Steven Roy Goodman, a professional education consultant and admissions strategist who spoke recently at the Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library, show that a college degree still can add $500,000 to $1,000,000 to a person’s lifetime income. And

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top-rung schools still offer great college educations and, just as importantly, add cache to a resume. So, how does a student get into a Top 100 school? Obviously a student needs good, indeed, great grades and SAT scores. Extracurricular activities help – as one woman who attended Goodman’s program said, “I know a guy who got into Yale because they needed a tuba player and he was an All-State New Jersey tuba player.” We won’t even broach the subject here of “legacies,” the sons and daughters of alumni. But even with good grades and a list of extracurriculars a mile long, it can be difficult to get into a top-flight college. Not for nothing are they called “highly selective.” Goodman offered some advice to the students, parents and grandparents who attended the library program. “I wrote a book, along with Andrea Leiman, called College Admissions Together: It Takes a Family,” said Goodman. “It had a number of major themes. “What is the objective? An elite school? A sports school? Close to home? Far away from home? How much merit aid is available? Job training? Conservative? Liberal? A friend used to say, ‘Princeton University doesn’t just offer an education, it also offers an experience. The military academies also offer an experience.” So many factors to consider, es-

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Finding Their Fall Flight Patterns Barn Swallows Know Change Is in the Air AFTER LABOR DAY: Yes, most of the tourists have departed the shore for more-cosmopolitan neighborhoods, and as cold fronts approach, native birds get ready to fly away, too. This week traveling birds have been gathering in LBI hedges, and monarch butterflies are starting to fill the skies. pecially when money is thrown into the picture. “The problem is everybody always says they want everything,” said Goodman. “The question should be, ‘In what order, and how?’” Indeed, said Goodman, the two priorities that most often rise to the top of the list are location and money. “At the end of the day, there is usually a parent who feels strongly about location: urban, rural and, most importantly, distance,” said Goodman. “Then there is money: distance

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Making the Surf Scene in Style Getting to the Swell Can Be Half the Fun BALANCED: Competitive waverider Josh Law (above) stays in the surfing groove after riding in the MX Surfing Competition at Holyoke. Most Island riders, pro or no, have been on a hot surfing roll, as swells from a series of cyclonic systems well out at sea have generated weeks of sizeable waveage.

versus price.” But families, said Goodman, should look at the entire picture. “You’re looking for the right fit, like a marriage. You’re looking for compatibility. You look at social and economic status, intellectual programs and academic intent. Admissions is really about slicing and dicing in many different ways.” Location, Location The main part of Goodman’s program dealt with matching a student’s and a college’s needs. Sure, an all-state athlete stands a great chance of getting a free ride at a major public university, some of which – the University of Michigan kept coming up – are Top 100 academically, as well as a perennial Rose Bowl contender. And if a student has done something great and unusual in high school – published a book, become heavily involved in a political campaign, etc. – then they have something to offer a school.The problem, obviously, is that few students are all-state quarterbacks or have been featured in a New York Times article. Interestingly, one of the best attributes, if played right, a student may have is his or her home town. They say in the real estate business that location is everything. Well, the same thing almost holds true in college admissions. “Let’s say you’re an admissions guy from Bucknell,” said Goodman. “He sees you need $30,000 in aid. Would you give $30,000 to anybody? No, you don’t have to. What’s the incentive for Bucknell to throw some money your way? What can you offer?” Well, geographic diversity remains a major goal of many colleges and universities. A Bucknell, a Villanova, is going to have a ton of applicants from Pennsylvania or New Jersey. So why offer a merit package to a student from such places (unless, of course, they are truly exceptional)? Better to offer one to a student from Arizona or Montana. Better to accept a student from a state from which the

Some Colleges Offer Learning Tuition Free! By RICK MELLERUP ollege sure can be an expensive proposition these days, yet many people aren’t aware there are some fine – some even top-tier – institutions out there that students can attend for free. Everybody knows about the big military academies, West Point, Annapolis and the Air Force Academy. Fewer people know about the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y., but like the “Big Three,” it is highly selective; indeed, students wishing to attend any of the four schools require a congressional nomination. But the nation’s fifth military academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., often seems to be a well-kept secret. Like the other military academies, it isn’t truly free; a five-year service commitment after graduation is attached. But students not only don’t have to pay tuition, but also receive an $11,150 annual stipend. Continued on Page 56

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school currently has few students calling it home. “The more elite the school is in a particular region, the less incentive they have to offer a merit package,” said Goodman. Urban schools have an advantage, said the expert. Students from west of the Mississippi, who can play off of that need for geographic diversity, tend to apply to colleges in Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Baltimore. One of the best plays for both admission and financial aid is to look for a highly-rated but relatively Continued on Page 46


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91-Year-Old WWII Veteran Gets His Medals

Surf City Resident Details Battles, Conclusions on War J

By MICHAEL MOLINARO ohn Gutbrod of Surf City remains fairly wily and spry for someone who has lived 91 years and saw action on D-Day of World War II and beyond. In late July of this year, he finally received the medals he had earned in that war in a ceremony in Toms River – a Bronze Star, Purple Star and eight others – and with his ever-sharp mind, he recalled in an interview with The SandPaper the details of how he had earned them. Gutbrod first entered military service when he joined the Army in 1940. He got into jump school after noticing a poster calling for paratroopers while he was stationed on Long Beach Island as part of the 113th Infantry in the National Guard, which patrolled the beaches. Their station of tents was set up in a lot across the street from where the former Wida’s Hotel and Restaurant in Brant Beach, now daddy O’s, was located. “February and March of 1942 was miserable here,” said Gutbrod. “Oh, Christ. This is a miserable place in the winter. Believe it or not, at that time, I would’ve jumped without a chute just to get off the Island.” He ended up in Fort Benning, Ga., in the latter part of that year. At that time there were 400 parachute regiments; Gutbrod became a member of the 507th parachute regiment. That regiment was alerted for overseas movement in December 1943, and headed to England, where it was stationed in the “Robin Hood Country” of Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire to begin training for D-Day. The paratroopers joined up with the 82nd Airborne Division, the last regiment to take off from England, on June 6. Consequently, by that time the Germans were well aware of their impending arrival, and many of his regiment were lost before they

even hit the ground. “The lower the jump, the better so you can get on the ground and out of your equipment,” said Gutbrod, describing combat jumps of 500 feet or less in which the plane dipped down so jumpers didn’t hit the tail upon leaping as flak and tracers flew through the air. “The chute opens by itself by a static line that is pulled by a cable running the length of the plane. It happens pretty quickly. “The planes were shot down, guys were hurt and injured in the drop, and some were captured. God, we were scattered all over Hell and back; we were nowhere near our so-called ‘drop zone.’” It was dark – 3 in the morning – and Gutbrod hit the ground in the back of a small French farmyard without the slightest idea where he was. “George!” he cried out, to which an American was trained to respond, “Marshall!” A band of about eight soldiers from all different outfits formed from calling out in code. “You lived off the land. Every once in a while a cow would be in front of you, and somebody would shoot it,” said Gutbrod, describing the French farmland. It was about 72 hours before they got to an area with more men and started to function as a unit to carry on the mission to secure a series of causeways that were the only paths on and off the beaches of Normandy to the mainland. “This was not like the causeway we have here. This was nothing but dirt – dirt that had been there for centuries,” said Gutbrod. “Our objectives were to secure those causeways and prevent the Germans from getting to the beach. It worked. Three out of the six we secured and held.” Partly to thank for their success were ancient natural hedgerows that had grown for hundreds of years, which German tanks and armored

units could not penetrate. Gutbrod fought at Normandy for 37 days after being told by commanding officers, “Give us a good, hard fight and we’ll have you back in England in three days.” “That was a long three days,” he said. Of the 148 enlisted men and eight officers in his company, only about 60 got back on the plane to England. “Some were wounded, evacuated, captured. The majority were killed in action, and we lost about 55 percent of the company.” Still Gutbrod had nothing but praise for his commanding two-star general, James M. Gavin, whom he called the best general in the history of the Army since George Custer. “He was 36 when he got his star. He looked about 21. They don’t make ’em like that anymore. He was unlike any officer I ever met. He jumped just like the rest of us.” The remnants of his unit were difficult to refit again, so they joined with the 17th Division, which was short a parachute regiment. They trained with that division until the Battle of the Bulge, in the winter of 1944 – the coldest winter that had been seen in Europe in decades. Gutbrod stayed there with the 17th for 40 days. His Purple Heart came from being wounded on Jan. 5 during the campaign when mortar fragments ripped open his stomach. He was evacuated to a French hospital, where he remained for 40 more days. “In my outfit you only got sent back to the States when you lost a leg or an arm.” In mid-February, Gutbrod got word he would be a part of Operation Varsity, the last paratrooper combat drop of the war. In March 1944, his regiment ended up in the Ruhr Valley of the Ruhr River, a center for German weapons manufacturing owned by the Krupp family. “Now they make elevators; then

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DECORATED: War hero John Gutbrod, 91, of Surf City receives his Bronze Star, Purple Heart and other medals almost 70 years after earning them in World War II. The ceremony was in Toms River, late July. they made tanks and big guns,” said Gutbrod. They occupied the Krupp mansion on the Ruhr River and captured the head of the Krupp munitions people, Alfred Krupp, along with Franz von Papen – chancellor for Germany in 1932 and vice-chancellor under Hitler from 1933 to 1934. The story of how he earned his Bronze Star was one of much talk at the medal ceremony in July, according to Gutbrod. “They keep beating their gums about that. … A tank got into our rear area – a Panzer III. That early model didn’t have a trap door in the

turret where he could slide and take a look and see what was behind him, and the road was tight, where they couldn’t turn the turret 360 degrees, either. A guy by the name of Boyle, I think, jammed something in the tank tracks to stop it from rolling. Another guy took out the three guys they had following them outside.” Gutbrod is a first-generation American whose family came from Germany. He was raised in a household where he picked up on both English and German, but he was taught that upon leaving the house, he was to use only English. Continued on Page 54

Barnegat Youngsters Slug Runs To Second Place in Homer Derby

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arnegat Township could be grooming some future sluggers. Matt Kulpa and Nick Danbrowney, ages 10 and 8, respectively, came in second last month in the Philadelphia Phillies’ Home Run Derby. Bob Kulpa, Matt’s father, said the youngsters earned the journey to Citizens Bank Park by placing first in their local qualifier. They then won in their age groups in the regionals at Spring Lake. The finals took place before a Phillies afternoon game against the Milwaukee Brewers. “Matt and Nick both finished second in their division,” Kulpa said. “Another kid tied Matt for second place, so Matt had to go another round and win a ‘hit-off ’ in order to maintain second place.” The boys received their trophies from Phillies outfielder John Mayberry Jr. right before the start of the game and had their names announced over the loudspeaker. “Approximately 22,000 boys and girls participate in the derby every year, so the boys really beat the odds just to get to Philadelphia, let alone win second place. The fact that two boys from Barnegat won trophies made it really special.”

Of course, in these age groups, the length of the home runs would be a short fly ball to a major leaguer. In Danbrowney’s group, the home run distance is 100 feet, while in Matt’s bracket, the ball has to travel 125 feet. “You get one point for hitting it in fair territory,” Matt’s father said. “They get two points for hitting one past the first set of cones, and then five points for a home run, which goes over the second row of cones.” This was Matt’s second appearance at the finals, having made the cut in 2010. The Little League participant’s favorite positions are pitcher, catcher, first and third base. “I hope I get stronger so I can come back and win it next year,” he said. “I try to practice every day.” Nick has played shortstop, second base and pitcher. And he didn’t feel too out of place even though he’s a Mets fan. “That ball park sure feels large when you walk out on the field,” he said. “It was fun, and I’m going to keep playing and try it again next year.” — Eric Englund ericenglund@thesandpaper.net

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DIAMOND DANDIES: Matt Kulpa (left) and Nick Danbrowney show off their trophies at Barnegat Little League Field, where they spend a lot of time during the spring and summer.


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Little Egg Harbor Still Pondering Reassessment

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ittle Egg Harbor Mayor John Kehm called for patience from the community while he and the township committee work toward finding a solution to the town’s increasing number of tax appeals, a process he said was “bleeding” the town’s coffers. In 2012, 1,500 tax appeals were filed in Little Egg Harbor. Last month, the township appointed an ad hoc committee to look into finding possible solutions without having to go through an expensive revaluation whereby an independent company would reassess every property both inside and out. The results of that research will be presented at the Sept. 27 committee meeting. During the Sept. 13 committee meeting, township officials approved sending two resolutions to Ocean County freeholders, 9th District legislators and the governor. The first one supports two pieces of legislation, S1231 and A1591. The Senate bill, introduced in January by Sen. Jeff Van Drew (D-District 1), would establish a pilot program in two counties using new computer software that would establish property assessments in real time through real estate sales and would be a collaborative process between a county tax board and the municipalities in that county. Both the Senate and Assembly companion bill are in committees and not yet on the legislative calendar. The bills seek to protect municipal budgets from the impacts of successful tax appeals, which usually result in the refunding of tax dollars and reduces the amount of tax dollars available to fund municipal operations. “It’s high time we do something to resolve this situation; it’s long overdue,” said Committeeman Ed Nuttall, a member of the ad hoc committee. Petitions by f ive senior communities in Little Egg Harbor were attached to the resolution. The second resolution “urges the New Jersey Legislature to revise the statutes governing the control a municipality may exert over its own employees, specifically the tax assessor,” read Township Attorney Robin La Bue. This is aimed at Tax Assessor Joseph Sorrentino, who by state statute is employed by the township but answers to the county board of taxation. Kehm said he had tried to set up a meeting with Sorrentino through the business administrator, but they had been unsuccessful as of that evening.

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celebration and ribbon cutting was held last Thursday afternoon for the Robert C. Wood Sr. Early Childhood Center, a 14-room preschool next to George J. Mitchell Elementary School in Little Egg Harbor Township. The project came to completion in under seven months, but the planning process including financing for the project took nine years, noted Little Egg Harbor School District Superintendent Frank Kasyan. “How does one get a school named after one?” asked Kasyan during his speech thanking all who had brought the school to a reality. “First off, one has to have an understanding wife,” he said in deference to Marva Wood. “Nine years ago I asked if I could borrow her husband and she said ‘yes.’ It started in 2003 with a Board of Education ad hoc committee,” said Kasyan. “And Robert Wood was part of that ad hoc committee. He stayed with it. He has devoted countless hours and put his heart and soul into the building, all for the sake of the children. That’s how you get a building named after you.” Wood retired as a maintenance supervisor for the Hamilton Township School District, overseeing 23 schools, and brought his experience to the project. “I thought I could be of assistance,” said Wood, who now sits on the board of education. Board President Gina Frasca said building the center was not an easy road. “It was a long and arduous one but absolutely worth it. I know our preschool children are going to have an academic adSunrise Bay resident Walter Geldart asked the committee to withdraw a resolution passed in July that called for a revaluation of the township. “We’re in a bind with the number of tax appeals,” replied Kehm. “We have to do something and be proactive.” He said tax appeals are “bleeding” the town of money needed for municipal operations, and the school budgets still need to be paid for from a shrinking pool of money. “(Successful) tax appeals can bankrupt the town,” said Kehm. “Whether we do a reassessment with the tax assessor or a revaluation (by hiring a company), we have to do something. The subcommittee will be making their recommendations with what our best avenues are. Maybe it is the tax assessor (doing an in-house assessment), but until we sit with him, we won’t know; he hasn’t responded to us.” Geldart said the right of a taxpayer to appeal his taxes is a right given by state statute. “Why don’t you raise your tax rate?” Kehm said the committee did not

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DEDICATION: Robert Wood Sr. was one dedicated to the building of the center, and it is named in his honor. vantage over those who do not have also thanked Business Administrator exceed $540,000. At that time the Lynne Coates for guiding the board district had received a $540,304 that education.” grant from the New Jersey Schools Preschool education is mandatory through the financing of the project. The final cost of the building is Development Authority and also in Little Egg since it was included as special “district B” and treated like the $2.6 million, said Wood. In 2009, the had $280,309 budgeted for the projformer Abbott districts in more urban district was approved to receive $3 ect in the capital reserve account. According to terms of the lease, areas. Little Egg is one of 36 school million through the state’s Education districts receiving preschool funding Facilities and Construction Financing the payment of rents for the lease Program. In January 2010 the board purchase agreement come from the for 3- and 4-year-olds. “I’d like to thank Dr. Kasyan for projected a cost of $1,360,613 to build general fund of the board but not his perseverance to make it a reality, the center and voted to authorize a from any taxation on the citizens of to finish what he started for the sake 5-year lease purchase agreement Little Egg Harbor. of the children,” said Fresca. She through the Bank of America, not to Continued on Page 50 want to do that. “We’re trying to save the taxpayers money any way we can.” Peter Ferwerda, the Democratic candidate for committee, asked if any funds had been allocated toward the proposed revaluation, and Kehm said no. Mystic Shores resident Ricco Gelmetti suggested that if the committee couldn’t direct the tax assessor, it should call the director of the Ocean County Tax Board and ask her to direct the tax assessor to do what it is they want. Gelmetti also had a complaint on the work being done to install handicap ramps in the sidewalks of his community. Gelmetti said in one instance, the ramp leads off to a place where there is no sidewalk. “In my opinion, the project is a disaster. They are butchering people’s lawns.” Township Engineer Jim Oris said the project is funded by a Community Development Block Grant and is meant to help handicapped people negotiate their neighborhood better. Oris did ask if Gelmetti would give

him a list of complaints and said he would look into it. Earlier, the township awarded a contract for the repaving and drainage reconstruction for Ship Drive and Tiller Court in Mystic Island to Jerry and Sons Excavating out of Mays Landing, the low bidder at $169,909. This summer, the township was able to hire four part-time employees through a Clean Communities Grant. Thursday night they extended those hires as provisional laborers in the Department of Public Works. Business Administrator Garret Loesch said public works had five vacancies going back to 2010, and PW Superintendent Patrick Donnelly had been doing more with less. But with the grant money and a longtime employee retirement in the department, he still expected to see a projected savings in the payroll next year, even with the new hires. Three of the laborers have their CDL licenses and could operate snowplows. Continued on Page 50

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perceived eyebrow-raising disparity between the overall state of affairs in Stafford and Barnegat townships arose during the public comment portion of the Sept. 4 Stafford Township meeting. Resident Dave Taylor, a small-business owner and independent candidate for town council in the upcoming election, said he was surprised to see the numbers spelled out in a full-page campaign ad that ran in the August edition of The Barnegat Leader, containing a sideby-side fiscal comparison between the two neighboring towns. “As a taxpayer, it kind of knocked me off my chair,” he said.

With populations relatively close in size – Stafford’s 26,000 versus Barnegat’s 21,000 – Stafford’s $40 million municipal budget is nearly double Barnegat’s $20 million. Stafford also has six times the debt, with $139 million compared to Barnegat’s $23 million. Taylor called the disproportionate numbers “flat-out scary.” Township Administrator James Moran defended the town, telling Taylor the debt comparison figure was inaccurate. It’s also hard to say what was included in the budget figure, he added. Stafford’s total debt is $75 million,

Moran said. The other $64 million is money owed to the Ocean County Utility Authority for water and sewer. Taylor said he didn’t see how it matters where or to whom the money is owed; debt is still debt. Mayor John Spodofora added the property taxes in Stafford are considerably lower than in Barnegat, so the numbers are misleading. Councilman Henry Mancini said the houses valued as like-kind in the two towns represent a 16 percent difference in property taxes. Spodofora also said Stafford has more to offer its residents in terms of resources and services.

From Taylor’s standpoint as a candidate on the Independent ticket running under the campaign slogan “We Are Stafford,” he said he and his running mates look forward, with hope and determination, to getting into office to sort out an apparent (in their view) track record of questionable spending and borrowing practices. In particular Taylor wants to figure out where the budget can be trimmed of unnecessary expenditures and to look to neighboring towns, such as Barnegat, to follow a better example of shared services and other cost-saving measures. — Victoria Lassonde

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s the party politics surrounding the municipal election in Stafford Township heat up, the Republican team of council candidates known as “Moving Stafford Ahead,” led by mayoral incumbent John Spodofora, is divided on the campaign trail. As one indicator, an invitation to an upcoming campaign fundraising dinner at the Holiday Inn lists only three of the seven candidates: Henry Mancini, Lori Wyrsch and Paul Krier. Mancini emphasized his support of the team as a whole, specifying the split is strictly for campaigning purposes. “We support Column A,” he said. “From Mitt Romney all the way down to the council.” Mancini cited “philosophical and participatory differences” as the reason for splintering off from the group, though he supports the entire column on the ballot, he said. As time grew shorter, he said, they felt it was in the best interest of everyone to proceed separately and to “a cohesive, positive campaign.” Asked to elaborate on how said philosophies differ, Mancini declined to comment further. Council hopeful Sharon McKenna couldn’t guess at what Mancini might have meant. She said she still looks at the team as a unified seven. Having been nominated by the Stafford Township Regular Republican Club, McKenna said, “I remain loyal to what the primary voters wanted, which was for all of us to work as a team. “We support the team,” she said. “from Romney on down.” —V.L.


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That’s One Way to Get Across It’s a Triathalon and Duathalon in One

Our Gang Players Wins Theater Award For Being Best Community Group in NJ

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ur Gang Players is not only the longest-running community theater company in Southern Ocean County but the best community theater company in the state! On Sept. 9 Our Gang was presented with the 2012 Community Theater Award at an award ceremony held by the New Jersey Association of Community Theaters. It is the highest honor a community theater troupe in New Jersey can receive and honors the group’s “outstanding contributions to the community.” Sherry Schnepp, the troupe’s artistic director and cofounder, knew something was up about a week before the ceremony. “We hadn’t been nominated for any of the regular categories so we weren’t planning on attending,” said Schnepp. “But then I got a phone call from somebody from NJACT saying we were ‘strongly advised’ to attend.” The award has strict guidelines that are followed when the NJACT board is choosing a winner. A group must have performed at least one show for each of the past 10 years. Our Gang has been producing shows – usually many more than one – since it was founded in 1977. Check. Nominated theaters must show some level of community service. Our Gang not only provides entertainment to the residents of Southern Ocean County but runs public bus trips to New York and the Papermill Playhouse, New Jersey’s official state theater. More importantly, the troupe has launched the careers of many a child who went on to advanced degrees in the theatrical arts and Broadway appearances. Check. To be eligible for the award, a group may show evidence of “surviving trauma and hardship to come back and continue with excellence. Our Gang has known its hardships over the years, moving from theater to theater while searching for a permanent home of its own, seeing performances wiped out by blizzards and hurricanes. Yet it survives, stronger, perhaps, than

ever. Check. Theater companies may show “involvement with youth, seniors and special needs audiences.” If you’ve ever seen an Our Gang audience you know that all are welcomed. Check. Nominated companies should show commitment to more than one genre. Considering Our Gang has divisions serving the youngest performers (K6), teens, adults and mixed groups, it certainly meets that criterion. The troupe, known for its musicals, will also be adding a “straight” show this winter. Check. Finally, a troupe may show that it has shown community effort with other theaters in either performance or nonperformance. Out Gang has spun off at least two other theatre companies in Southern Ocean County and retains amicable relations (actors attend the performances of other troupes and often bounce back and forth between companies) with both. Check. Our Gang isn’t resting on its laurels. Indeed, it has planned an exhaust-

ing 2012-13 season. It is currently rehearsing its next show, the musical “Legally Blonde,” which will be performed at the OceanFirst Theater in Manahawkin on Oct. 11, 12, 13, 14, 19 and 20. It is also preparing to launch its next venture, “Music Man Jr.” Registration will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. for kids in fifth through eighth grade on Friday, Sept. 28. Younger kids – from first to fourth grade and children even younger who have been in Our Gang shows before – will register from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4. Both sessions will be held at the Donahue School in Barnegat Township. The show itself is scheduled for Jan. 11, 12 and 13 and will be performed at the OceanFirst. It will be directed by the father/daughter team of Scott and Emily Bruinooge and choreographed by veteran Our Gang choreographer Deb Gonzalez. For more info, call Schnepp at 609-597-0553. — Rick Mellerup rickmellerup@thesandpaper.net

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he issue of whether to paint curbs yellow within 25 feet of intersections and crosswalks, so as to warn motorists they can’t park there, had Surf City residents seeing red at the monthly borough council meeting on Sept. 12. Three residents spoke during the public comment portion of meeting concerning that issue, beginning with Mike McGurkin, 70, who has lived in the town for three years. “I noticed in Ship Bottom they’ve painted all the corners yellow. And I’m wondering if something like that would make people less apt to park on the corner,” McGurkin said addressing the council. He went on to offer a solution for the manpower portion of such a

project. “There are some Boy Scouts looking for an Eagle project, and if they wanted to do the painting the borough might be able to provide some support in terms of providing the paint or whatever.” He said he has extensive experience as a scout leader and would like to mentor whatever scouts were trying to work on the project. “I’m just making that a suggestion, to make it easier for people to know they’re breaking the law when they get their ticket.” Twenty-five feet is the distance from an intersection and crosswalk where curb parking is banned, as was made clear by Mayor Leonard T. Connors and Police Chief William Continued on Page 46

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MULTIFACETED: The Long Beach Island annual Triathlon/Duathlon hit Island roads and waters on Sunday. The triathlon consisted of a quarter-mile bay swim, 10-mile bike ride and a 5K run. (Above) The swimming took place in the bay off Bayview Park in Brant Beach. The duathlon consisted of a 1.5-mile run, 10-mile bike and a 5K run.

Osborn Island Bridge Construction to Start Construction on the Osborn Island Bridge that links Osborn Island to the rest of Little Egg Harbor Township is set to begin in two weeks now that the Ocean County Engineering Department has awarded a contract to replace the span over Great Creek. The $6,771,000 contract was awarded to Marlbro Construction, a company from Marlton, which is currently working on the Lake Pohatcong dam project in Tuckerton. The first part of construction is to create coffer dams in the creek; this work must be completed before the end of October, when winter flounder migration begins. The project is estimated to take 15 months. One lane of the bridge will remain open throughout construction. —P.J.

Ocean County Recycling Directory Now Available A recycling guide with information on all residential and commercial recycling programs in Ocean County, including schedules for fall household hazardous waste collection, is now available. The Ocean County Recycling Directory, distributed annually by the county’s Department of Solid Waste Management and the Board of Chosen Freeholders, “includes important telephone numbers, frequently asked questions on recycling and a comprehensive breakdown of what is collected at each municipal recycling center and the two regional facilities operated by the county,” said Freeholder James F. Lacey, who serves as liaison to the county’s recycling program. “This guide serves as a year-round guide and directory to recycling.” The county will distribute directories to all municipal recycling centers and the County Connection at the Ocean County Mall in Toms River. In addition, the guide was dispersed as inserts in various local newspapers. “Using the newspaper as a means to bring this information into the homes of our residents and also to our businesses is a convenient method of distribution,” noted Freeholder Director Gerry P. Little. “Educating the public about recycling is key to making certain the program remains viable and successful.” “Education and awareness are keys to the success of all of our programs,” said Lacey. “Recycling comes with environmental and financial benefits, and this guide helps provide information that our residents and businesses need.” As Lacey pointed out, by increasing recycling rates in Ocean County, recycling revenue-sharing checks for participating municipalities will grow, along with greater distribution of mini-grants for recycling center upgrades. As a result, there will be more space available at the Ocean County Landfill, extending its use into the future. The directory also provides information on recycling items such as paints, fluorescent bulbs and computers. “We accept all of these items at the county’s regional recycling centers free of charge,” Lacey explained. “I encourage our residents to take advantage of the services offered by the county and many municipalities. “We pride ourselves on a clean environment here in Ocean County,” he added. “This guide will certainly help connect our residents with programs that will help to make certain our environment stays that way. What we recycle helps in our efforts to keep Barnegat Bay and all of our waterways clean.” The guide contains times, dates and locations for the county’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program, which includes a collection at the Stafford Township Public Works Garage on Hay Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 13. Prior registration is required to participate. For more information, visit the Ocean County web site at www.co.ocean. nj.us. —J.K.-H.


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Residents Take Project Through First Stage

Dredging Osborn Island Lagoons

Spodofora Gets Proper Military Paperwork

By VICTORIA LASSONDE orean War veteran and member of American Legion Post 511 Ernest Boerner addressed Stafford Township Mayor John Spodofora and the council during the Sept. 4 public meeting to defend Spodofora’s military service as a Navy veteran of the Vietnam Era and to announce the mayor’s military service record forms are now updated and complete. “The reason I’m here tonight is because of all the horse feathers going on in our political situation,” he said. “All the untruths, halftruths, who-knows-what and out-and-out lies are starting to upset me. But the thing that upsets me the most is when people criticize veterans.” Earlier this year, questions arose about the Photographs by Ryan Morrill nature and legitimacy of Spodofora’s military record when it came to light that his biographiTIDE TURNING: Osborn Island residents Tom cal blurb on the township’s website identified Alessi (left) and Dave Fuller survey the mouth of him as a Vietnam War veteran and recipient of their lagoons. Navigation ends at low tide (right). the Vietnam War Medal of Valor, which was actually issued by a hunting club in the Southwest. At the public’s behest, Spodofora, who spent t low tide, Osborn Island residents who want to restore some of the quality of life to the taining permits) has been accounted for. There seven years in active military service in naval live on five lagoons must cautiously entire island,” said Fuller. “We hope everyone has been no money spent on coffee or lunches intelligence and on submarines, later changed navigate their way where the lagoons realizes that the marketability of their homes is or anything like that.” the wording on the website to read “veteran of come together to reach their one access point tied to the ability to access the bay.” Though the committee had once hoped the Vietnam Era.” While he then issued a public to Great Bay. The branching waterways have The permits will allow a clamshell-type that the lagoons could be viewed as a public apology for having unwittingly deceived the been clogged by sediment in two areas, “choke dredge to remove approximately 12,000 cubic thoroughfare, such as a street, Little Egg Harpublic or put out misleading information, he has points” that makes navigating almost imposyards of mud and silt at two points to a depth bor Township has no desire to lay claim to the always maintained that the nature and location sible for some. of four feet from mean low water and to truck lagoons, nor does it have to. Developed back in of some of his missions are highly classified. “When you have a west wind, the birds the sediment to a landfill in Cape May County. the 1960s, the lagoons are a kind of no-man’s Last Tuesday, during public comment, are actually walking across it,” said Kentucky The permits are good for five years. land. “The developer has since disappeared and Boerner announced that Spodofora has just Drive resident Tom Alessi. “When you see a sea But both Alessi and Fuller are hoping the the township could foreclose on them, but they received, from the Department of Navy, the gull walking instead of paddling, you know it’s project will come to fruition long before the won’t. They don’t want the liability,” said Alessi. Naval Expeditionary Medal, given to those pretty shallow.” clock runs out. The good news is the residents on the who have landed on foreign territory, engaged Alessi and Dave Fuller sit on the sevenThey are also hopeful that in that time, a manmade lagoons – some 325 homes on the in combat or participated in special service. member dredge committee of the nonprofit closer dredge spoils site will open up so the water – do not have to pay riparian rights to the Boerner wanted to make it known that Osborn Island Residents Association. It took cost of trucking the material off-site could be state. If they were natural waterways they would Spodofora’s military record, his DD-214 form, them four years and nearly $80,000 of private eliminated. “Our challenge now is to do more belong to the state. and his honorable discharge form DD-215, have donations, but committee members have obfundraising and also to try and find a mutually Alessi said they would like to have a target been resolved and that Spodofora has fi nally tained the needed state Department of Environbeneficial use for the material closer than Cape date to get started on the lagoons by next year. received his due recognition in the form of the mental Protection and Army Corps of Engineers May,” said Fuller. “We don’t want to lose momentum, but it’s a Expeditionary Medal. permits to dredge an estimated 12,000 cubic Alessi suggested there are points ringing mater of funding. We have to get the community Signing enlistment papers is a gesture of yards of sediment from their lagoons. Money Great Bay that have eroded over time and since tied into it.” willingness to give up everything, including was needed to pay for the consulting firm to the dredge material has been tested and found Meanwhile, he, Fuller and other saltwater life, to serve the country, Boerner said. And that prepare the permits, the engineer and survey free of pollutants, he wonders why it couldn’t be anglers must time their fishing to when the is the moment a serviceman becomes a veteran. work, aerial photography of the lagoons and soil used to build up the sod banks. “We’ll continue tides are high enough to navigate the lagoons. Though he is a Korean War veteran, Boerner testing of the dredge material items necessary to explore every avenue; it’s the right thing to “There’s one resident that has a yacht and said, he has never been to Korea; rather, he did to obtain the information for the permits. What do,” said Alessi. he can stay outside on the bay all night if he has a European tour, served on a guided missile they need now is more financial support from “We’ll search for the most efficient and cost to, but I have a center console boat. I can’t go cruiser and was at the Suez Canal. outside agencies and association members to effective way of doing this," said Fuller, who downstairs and take a nap,” said Alessi. “I sure do hope this stops all the horse put the plan into action. with the other committee members volunteers — Pat Johnson feathers going on about your service,” Boerner “We are a group of taxpaying citizens that his time. “Every penny we’ve spent so far (obpatjohnson@thesandpaper.net said. “John, I salute you, and I think that every the omissions were acknowledged veteran does likewise.” Spodofora thanked Boerner for and officially revised. “I provided whatever assistance I his kind words, and explained that t the Sept. 4 municipal dure? Or are they going to be able to sistance programs in place to help after several months of frustration, could,” he said. meeting, resident Esther go to Superfresh or ShopRite to buy seniors meet their living expenses. “It’s a sad thing that it has even he reached out to Sen. Chris Connors Libenschek raised the issue food? And it breaks my heart in half.” All they need to do is reach out. for help. Connors then forwarded the had to come to this,” Connors said, of financial struggles among seniors Some elderly folks are resorting “Somehow, we’re not getting the matter to Congressman John Runyan praising Spodofora as a wonderful on fixed incomes, an issue of special to paying their tax bill with a credit word out to all the seniors about the for assistance in getting the paperwork and hard-working individual who importance and concern to her. card, she pointed out, which is a danhelp they need,” he said. “If they processed at the federal level, through gave seven years of his life to the Libenschek, who works in a gerous step into accumulating debt. don’t know to reach out to us, if you United States, “which is seven more the federal Department of the Navy. bank, is a fulltime caregiver to her Her concern was prompted, she said, could just let us know who they are, This week, Connors confi rmed than most.” Having known Spodoelderly mother and is also an Indeby the man who attended the August we’ll reach out to them.” his involvement in helping Spodofora fora and his family for many years, pendent council candidate on the municipal meeting to inquire about Anyone filing a tax appeal before to set the record straight. Connors Connors said, “I consider him to be November ballot. She sees firsthand charging his tax bill online. the township will be addressed imsaid Spodofora had asked for his as- a hero and a veteran.” the anxieties of seniors who live “I don’t know him … I don’t have mediately, Township AdminsitraAt the same time, Connors acsistance in clearing up the DD-214 independently but fear they may a window into his finances. But it tor James Moran said. Spodofora form where omissions of a clerical knowledged scrutiny of one’s mililose control of their bills or fail to bothered me so much that somebody agreed. “For a tax freeze or an apnature had been made. Understand- tary record is an emotionally charged meet unexpected expenses such as might be coming here asking that, peal, they’re taken care of the minute ing the way government agencies topic that can become a breeding sudden hikes in water and sewer bills because maybe they know that might they walk in.” work, Connors said, he knows such ground for misinformation. He added or municipal tax rates. be the only way they can met their Councilman Henry Mancini mistakes are not uncommon. But it was his hope that everybody in “I so many times wish that you quarterly taxes.” reminded the public the Ocean because there is no state agency that Stafford Township can come together could see what I see,” she entreated Her plea to the town officials County Board of Taxation conducts handles that particular matter, Con- and recognize, as Americans, “we’re the mayor and council. “I stand there was this: “You’re in a position to try roving informational meetings for nors said he was “more than happy to all singing from the same sheet of and watch them decide, are they to possibly do something about it.” Stafford and Long Beach Island forward the information to Congress- music … we all wear the red, white going to be able to meet their taxes, Mayor John Spodofora replied communities to try to accommodate Y man Runyan,” who then sent it on to and blue.” or pay for a prescription, or a procethat Stafford has numerous aseveryone. —V.L. victorialassonde@thesandpaper.net the Department of the Navy, where

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Prestera Ties Record For Career Victories With the Lady Bengals R ick Blasi, first-year coach of the Barnegat High School girls varsity tennis team, inherited a squad that so far looks as if it has a good chance to successfully defend its Shore Conference Class B South title it shares with Lacey High School. Leading the 8-0 team is senior Anna Prestera, who competes in the first singles and is undefeated. In a victory over Point Boro on Sept. 17, Prestera tied Kelly Czumble’s school record of 71 career victories, set in 2009. She had a chance to set the mark Sept. 19 against Lakewood. As a junior, she sported a 26-4 mark. In July, Prestera won the 18-year-olds division in the United Tennis Association’s Modell’s Summer Open in Toms River. “She has a decent serve and is a very consistent player,” said Blasi. “She doesn’t make a lot of mistakes, and she worked very hard this summer to improve her game.” Seniors Colleen Anderson, who is also undefeated, and Marlena Brazill play second and third singles, respectively. “They’re looking to make the transition to singles after two years together in doubles,” said Blasi. Seniors Erin Law and Jenn Rochette compete in first doubles, while a rotation of senior Melody Samuels, senior Emily Maina and junior Madelyn Jackstadt play second doubles. “Our doubles players are all making their varsity debuts after rotating through junior varsity singles last year,” said Blasi. “This is the eight that we’ll be fielding in varsity play this year.” He said if replacements are needed, promising sophomores Christina San Giacomo and Erin Carroll could see varsity action. “We have 17 girls in the program,”

he said. “The ones who don’t play varsity will be playing JV. We need them to develop so they can play on the varsity level because we’re going to lose some seniors after this season.” — Eric Englund

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OFF TO A FAST START: Prior to the season, the Barnegat High School girls varsity tennis team practiced their serves and strokes in an intrasquad scrimmage. Marlena Brazill (left), who plays third singles, returns a shot. Anna Prestera (center), who plays first singles, gets ready to serve. Colleen Anderson (right), who like Prestera is undefeated, is hoping for an ace. As of Sept. 17, the Lady Bengals were 8-0.

Still-Young Southern Volleyball Team Slowly Maturing By RICK MELLERUP ports teams sometimes need a reality check to get them going. Sometimes they need more than one. First case in point – the 2012 New York Giants. You’d think that after a 24-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in their season opener, the defending Super Bowl champs would have hit the field against Tampa Bay on Sunday with their hackles up and their nostrils flaring. But QB Eli Manning threw three first half interceptions, including one that was returned 60 yards for a touchdown, and the mighty Giants trailed the Bucs by 14 points in the second half. Facing an 0-2 start to the season, Manning woke up. Big time! By the time the dust had settled, the Giants had recorded a 41-34 win and Manning had thrown for 510 yards. His favorite target was Victor Cruz, who caught 11 passes for 179 yards including an 80-yard TD. Hakeem Nicks had 10 catches for 199 yards. It was a record setting afternoon – never in the history of the NFL had two teammates had 10 or more receptions and 175 yards in the same game! Second case in point – the 2012 Southern Regional High School girls volleyball team.

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SET TO SOAR: The SRHS girls volleyball team has big shoes to fill – their own. A state-level powerhouse – the ‘team to beat’ for anyone on their schedule – this year’s team is a work in progress, despite a stellar showing last year. Southern, a perennial state power, went into its first game this season against Marlboro with a 164-2 all-

time record in Shore Conference play. On Sept. 6, however, the team saw that all-time record fall to 164-3 after suf-

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Manahattan-Sized Bergs; Fall Fishing Looms Large

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don’t know if I suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder or luxuriate in it. There’s something oddly soothing about moving onto the next subject while the one I’m on is still in the midst of explaining itself. Uh, hold that thought, dude. I offer that as an ADD lead-in to a week that has fishing and nature subjects hitting me like hail. From Manhattan-sized icebergs to plugged gulls to a big-ass shark spotting to going crazy with a GoPro camera to an insane mullet migration to beach buggy banter to … you get the point. Fortunately, I scratched down some notes along the way. I do have to begin at a cosmically frivolous level. I’m a firm believer in the Warholian concept that, in life, everyone will get 15 minutes of fame – and fortune. But how in bloody hell does Honey Boo Boo Girl get hers before I get mine? WTF!? Looks like I’ll just continue to bang out my low-fame column – as someone teaches Honey Boo Boo to count her redneck earnings. NAME THAT GLACIER: On a seriously planetary level, a prominent scientist I know – and have actively debated over the speed of rising oceans – continues to suffer from advanced global warmingaphobia. Last week, he inundated me with technical updates regarding an ongoing melting glacier story cascading out of Greenland. Seems Greenlanders’ prized Petermann Glacier had a huge piece of ice, “twice the size of Manhattan,” break free last month. I was mesmerized by the report, especially when it

pointed out an even larger portion of Petermann, “four times the size of Manhattan,” had broken loose in June. What an eye-opener. To think they actually name their glaciers up there. You know your winters are long and insufferably boring when you begin giving surnames to random pieces of ice. For the sake of their sanity, I’m cheering on global warming and melting glaciers. Hey, I’ve seen “The Shining” more than a few times. There’s something spooky about folks who just sit around watching ice crystals form – so they’ll have some company. “Hello, Mr. Petermann, what will it be?” “I’m awfully glad you asked, Lloyd.” But on to the more serious, scientific angle of these melting glacier reports, namely, the sizes of those breakaway icebergs. Marvel: How the frig did “Manhattan” become the measuring stick for breakaway icebergs?! Here on LBI, we live right down the road from Manhattan and I guarantee there’s not one of us who has an acreage clue as to what “four times the size of “Manhattan” means. Hell’s bells, mere Manhattan-sized chunks might be a damn good thing. Now, had a chunk been four times the size of, say, Chatsworth, I’d be sweating it. Anyway, I told my glacier-gazing buddy I would mention this ice-melting development since he accuses me of never presenting both sides to the rising-seas story. I’ll even offer this quote. “It’s dramatic. It’s disturbing,” said

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Brown Bagging It It’s Sand Against the Sea at Holgate Entrance MAYBE YEP, MAYBE NOPE: For mobile anglers wanting to buggy to the famed south end of LBI, successfully getting on has become a day-to-day, hour-to-hour affair. Wave action this week overwashed the sandbag ramp (above), thwarting access. University of Delaware professor Andreas Muenchow, who was one of the first researchers to notice the break. “We have data for 150 years and we see changes that we have not seen before.” FALL WELCOMING: As oft happens when we return to the “R” months at summer’s end, it gets very fishy around here. While boat fishing now falls off a wee bit, surf fishing 2012 is about to detonate, not only because it’s lining up to be a classic fall, weather-wise, but also because there have never been so many surfcasters ready to rumble. I know you’ve heard tell of ye olden LBI fishing days when surfcasting reigned supreme around here. In a classicist way, it’s very true that fall was once all but owned by surfcasters. However, those glory days were not overly populated. I have mulled over dozens of old, fall, beach-fishing shots from LBI, when it was called “a secret island getaway.” You can see for miles between anglers. Gorgeous openness, bordering on nothingness. There was no jockeying for jetty space – or beach space, prior to the jetties (1960s). Back then, when you did happen upon a fellow caster, there was a brotherhood gleaned from the distances between. Nowadays, each arriving fall attracts surf-fishing squads in record Supplied Photo numbers. Sure, places like Beach Haven have always had a healthy quota of sudsers, but when you now factor in the entire 18 miles of beach between BL and Holgate, the total count of Island casters has become all-time astronomical. DANTE’S DOORMAT: A 10-pound fluke was Expectedly, there are instant elitanother feather in the cap of angler Dante Soriente. ists who openly fret over the escaTaken on mullet, it was weighed at Oceanside B&T. lating surfside angler presence. I cynically snicker over the fact that Now, if I could only get more of y’all to climb the most vocal moaners and groaners are the proverbial black kettles. They, themselves, are aboard the annual Long Beach Island Surf at the heart of the population over-boom – yet Fishing Classic, sponsored by the Southern they want all others gone. Fortunately, they’re Ocean County Chamber of Commerce. This epic contest is meant for all models of surfcaster. few and far between. The incoming tide of casters poses no sweat It’s an eelgrass-roots, eight-week challenge that for me. Despite my generally poor socializing thrives on new faces, many of whom become skills, I sorta enjoy cruising the beach and seeing surprise winners. so many people have fishing fun. Fine folks, too. Continued on Page 45

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Continued from Page 44 This year the Classic runs between Oct. 8 and Dec. 4. Myth buster: The Classic is not even remotely an exclusive or uppity event. In fact, the longer eight-week format is actually designed to allow the maximum number of anglers to get in, fit in, fishing sessions. The 2012 brochures and sign-up forms for the 2012 LBI Surf Fishing Classic will hit the participating tackle shops shortly. Those are: Surf City Bait & Tackle; Fisherman’s Headquarters; Jingles Bait & Tackle Shop; Oceanside Bait & Tackle. HOLGATE HAPPENINGS: I’ve been going “pro” in Holgate, though definitely not fishing-wise – though I have been catching more fish than usual, which isn’t saying much. Thanks to my new GoPro camcorder, I’m seeing – and capturing – the south end in a whole new light. You’ve surely heard of GoPros; tiny, readyfor-abuse, high-def cameras, developed by Woodman Labs in Half Moon Bay, California. They’re right up the extreme angling alley. Admittedly, my first YouTube creations via GoPro are so far from pro that the YouTube people debated banning me for at least two months on principle alone. Not true. It turns out YouTube is actually run by the cameras themselves and show no prejudices. Despite my shaky start in the videography realm, just the recording process itself was a blast. I got to drive along the south end beach while sticking the GoPro out the truck window. Now that’s “raw footage.” Check out my maiden YouTube voyage by going to YouTube and type in “First Day Drive On Holgate.” The audio for my “drive on” was some self-humming along with riveting choruses in deafening Windese. I have quickly elevated my camcorder game by doing YouTube stints using a GoPro headband attachment. I’ve focused on casting net for mullet – from the eyes of the tosser, i.e. me. Check those out at YouTube by typing “Net mullet Holgate” or, better yet, go to www.jaymanntoday. ning.com and check blogs with YouTube links. The latest one, YouTube titled “trip to rip raw,” shows the insane mullet run we’re having. By the by, I have to explain the weird rusty water color in those netting scenes, since the main feedback I’m getting is focused on the odd, tea-colored look of the bay. While that bay water sure looks identical to every and all Pinelands lakes and creeks, similar coloration does occasionally show up in our bays. It’s almost always the result of downpour rains and runoff from the mainland. The tint can linger for days and weeks after the source storm. Importantly, there’s not a thing wrong with that water, as evidenced by the torrid fishing action near where I recorded my mullet netting. For real-time Holgate updates, check with tackle shops or my blogsites. SMILE FOR THE CAMERA: Leaving Holgate last week toward dark, I clearly saw a truly massive shark right in the first cut. It was maybe 20 yards out, if that. It came up in a wave and its dorsal fin broke water. It was pushing 8 feet – maybe larger. I kid you not. I don’t kid about that stuff. I grabbed my Canon, jumped out of my truck and waited over ten minutes for it to show again. No luck. Drat!

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It was high tide and the huge shark seemed to be interested in that fluke-heavy cut right next to the beach. Hey, there’s many a shark that loves fluke, especially sand tigers. I’m guessing it might show again. BUGGY BANTER: I took part in a minor dig-out on the beach on Friday. A smaller, Wrangler-type Jeep had gone a-bog. A fellow who knows how to drive the beach had carefully dropped his tires to 15 psi – and confidently zipped on. He didn’t make it far before he had buried the rear part of the Jeep’s chassis. He had forgotten to put the Jeep into 4WD. That hit kinda close to home. I’ll bet I’ve done that over a dozen times. However, in his instance, his buggy had meaty, all-terrain tires, with enough bite to gnaw through granite. Before he could detect the 2WD under sight, the rear tires bulldogged into the sand. Futilely spinning tires marked his arrival in downtown Bogsville. Say “Hey” to the pharmacist there for me. His sinkage looked to be a simple pullout matter but it took an odd turn, becoming a heartto-heart matter. Another buggyist had stopped a tad before me to help the fellow, handing him a shovel. As I walked up, the stuckee had already begun to dig but I immediately had an eerily bad feeling. I all but grabbed the shovel away and volunteered to assume digging duty. I was immediately thanked and rather calmly told by the fellow he had just had quadruple bypass surgery. I kid you not. We’re talking only days before. But damn if he wasn’t about to take responsibility for his buggying blunder by digging for all he was worth. It’s the thought that counts, my friend. And it ends in a heartbeat. Gimme the frickin’ shovel. As is often the case, a couple other vehicles stopped. The available manpower went through the ceiling, as some muscle joined the extraction team. For my part, I did a fair spurt of digging. No biggy. I actually enjoy the hell outta digging, always have. Others also moved sand from beneath the hung-up frame. The small Jeep was fairly quickly ready for a gang push. After some serious heaving, it broke free. The loosed buggyist stopped a short distance away, got out and offered a deep thank-you bow. He noticed we had all worked up a bit of a pant. Looking over at us he said, “Hey, if anybody needs some nitro pills, I got plenty.” I laughed all the way off the beach.


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Surf City Continued from Page 41 Collins, as well as the New Jersey Department of Motor Vehicle Driving Manual on pages 75 and 76. Connors contends, and Collins confirmed, that a curb painted yellow has no bearing or official capacity in conjunction with New Jersey state law that would warn a driver to not park in that space. “It signifies nothing,” Connors said. “To put a man out with a bucket of paint, and painting the curb yellow so maybe they won’t park there – or maybe they will park there – is just a waste of money.” Mike Nichols, owner of Anchor Produce on Long Beach Boulevard, was next to weigh in. “I think it’s a great idea to paint the curbs yellow. People don’t know they can’t park there. I watch people all day long with absolutely no regard to what this law is. Surf City has got a terrible reputation for these tickets that are being constantly written. Customers up and down the Boulevard are being harassed with hit-and-run tactics by the police department. I see it all day. I don’t think it’s fair to your customers, I don’t think it’s fair to your local residents, and it’s something you should change because it’s just an out of control situation. They’ll see that yellow line, they’ll know not to park there; most reasonable people would.” Local resident Georgia Dixon agreed. “I have the same problem. I’ve lived all over the

given to out-of-staters, especially if they need a merit package. And the out-of-state tuition at many top-tier public schools approaches that of prestigious private colleges. So, said Goodman, it is easier to be accepted at a fine, out-of-state public university but more difficult to be awarded merit scholarships. “There is a tension,” he said. Interestingly – and no student or parent brought it up at Goodman’s talk; this reporter asked him after the program ended – a golden opportunity to receive a fine education and a huge financial break exists north of the border. Tuition at even some of the best schools in Canada runs about half that of colleges and universities in the U.S., and Canadian schools also seek diversity. “Canada actually has a government agency that tries to attract students from the U.S. to Canada,” said Goodman. “And it has some fine schools: the University of Toronto, the University of British Columbia, McGill.” Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal, where McGill University is located, are world-class cities offering outstanding cultural and social opportunities. And, as Goodman said, they are highly-regarded academic schools. So why don’t more Americans take advantage of them? “Some kids and parents think Canada is a foreign country,” said Goodman. “It is, but not that foreign. Do you know the University of Toronto is closer to, oh, Baltimore (using the example of a city at the southern fringe of the Northeast), than Chicago?” True, and by a long shot. The driving distance between Baltimore and The Windy City is 604 miles while just 460 miles on the road separate Baltimore and Toronto. It all goes back to Goodman’s advice: “expand your limits.” Finally, though, is it all worth it? Is fighting to get into a Top 100 school, and scrimping to come up with money for one, all worth it? As shown earlier, a college degree is generally thought to add a half-million to a million dollars of income over the course of a lifetime. Does graduating from a Princeton or Harvard or Michigan or Virginia add even more? Goodman said he knew of no such study. The closest he’d found was a study that compared the income of students who had been accepted at a Top 100 school and then chose not to attend. The study showed very little income difference 10 and 20 years later between those students and students who footed the bill for attending a “Top” school. Which makes sense, said Goodman. If a kid has grades and extracurriculars good enough to get into an Ivy League school but attends, oh, Rutgers instead (which by the way makes the “Top 376” cut) and excels there, is an employer not going to pay attention? “The cream always rises to the top,” said Goodman. Y world. Almost any place I’ve been, where there’s a yellow line you do not park there.” “You want to pay more taxes?” Connors asked. “I would,” said Dixon. “Well, I disagree with both of you,” concluded the mayor. In the month of August alone, Surf City police issued 252 parking tickets while 27 tickets were given for moving violations. They include state-enforced parking statutes calling for drivers to park at least 25 feet away from crosswalks and intersections, and to face the vehicle in the same direction as traffic moves. Both violations cost $54. A third local parking ordinance that makes it illegal to park past town signage close to beach entrances costs violators $32. Parking too close to intersections also raises a safety issue, as pointed out by McGurkin, who learned of the Manahawkin Boy Scouts in need of an Eagle Scout project when he met their leader at the 2012 Memorial Day Service in Surf City. “If you’ve got cars right up against the curb and you’re coming down a side street, they’re in direct line-of-view of you turning. In addition, I’ve seen emergency vehicles that couldn’t make the turn because there were cars parked illegally. They had to go around the block to do it. If they had the 25-foot gap painted, traffic would flow more.” “The whole reason for the ordinance is safety,” said Councilman William Hodgson, who gives monthly reports from Surf City police. Continued on Page 50


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Hype-Heavy Swells Give Way to Closer, Home-Brewed Surf I have to admit that some of us are really excited right now. There’s no checking Hurricane Track, Tropical Wunderground, the National Hurricane Center website or Stormpulse three times a day. No one is talking about fetch, window periods, closed circulations or swell windows. Frank “Storm” Field and Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz have stopped yammering about the “big swells that will be arriving at the Jersey Shore. Even better, Jim Cantore and Al Roker aren’t embracing on a windy street in New Orleans right now as they did during Isaac, the dual celeb meteorologists claiming they had to hold onto each other in the face of the tempest to deliver the report. I thought they looked kinda cute … There are no folks in Medford, Manayunk, Montclair or Manhattan making plans to load funshapes with neon wax on the roof of a Beamer and come to LBI. There are no convertible coups with a longboard sticking out of the drivers seat, driven by a fella wearing a rash guard and a cowboy hat either. (True story.) There are no hurricanes marching toward our swell window. No one is posting storm trajectories on Facebook. (I’m not guilty of that, I post right to The SandPaper website.) There are no tropical storm warnings for the Caribbean. TWC Tropical Specialist Carl Parker says we’re coming up on a “quieter period” in the Atlantic Basin. Hurricane season is not over. At least, we hope it’s not. But the hype is. And in all likelihood, if we do get another swell of tropical origins, the cooling water and air will bring less attention to it. So why are we kind of jazzed up? Because in the middle of this week, we are supposed to get a storm. It won’t have a name. It won’t have quadrants, an eyewall, or outflow. It will come from the Great Lakes region and slip past us, delivering rain and wind. There will not be waves coming from 500 miles away. “I have to admit, I’m ready for a no-hype windswell,” a friend texted me this week. So am I. Don’t get me wrong. I love a good hurricane swell. But as has been the topic of conversation so often in this column lately, they tend to shut down. I hear people talk about how good the waves are – “It was soooo sick man, five foot and offshore!” Yeah, but did you ride any of them or did you take off on 35 closeouts? “Ummmm, (pulling sand from his teeth) I made one.” There have been some really good days in there, but on many occasions, there are just a few breaks working. Sure, this South End spot may have held it for a while, or this one jetty was firing for a day, but when the rest of the Island is unridable, those spots get jammed up faster than an Obama fundraiser at Beyonce’s house. You have every LBI surfer, plus maybe a

few fellas from Ocean City or Seaside, looking for a line. Then you throw all those seasonal surfers into the mix and you have a lot of fighters and very few bulls. So as I am writing this, the wind is blowing 40-knots from the south and our local waters are raging into a good, old-fashioned windswell with northwest winds. Of course, we won’t know if it wound up being any good until after The SandPaper has gone to print, but we can only hope that by the time you’re wrapping up your recently caught blackfish in Liquid Lines, we’ve had a day of peaks and peelers. The Hurricane Leslie swell, which lasted a full eight days, finally backed off last Thursday. That was one of these stellar September days we’ve been having and there were still some fun, glassy little longboard waves out there. Friday was the first day without waves since sometime in August. And Saturday, the waves came up a little bit. Sunday was a very typical groundswell, which is better than no swell. All these waves in the waist- to headhigh range in nice warm water have been a treat. The breaks that have some kind of jetty to set up the sand were better. I have heard of a few places that were smoking racetracks with long lefts, but for every one of those golden nooks were miles of beaches that were dumping and crummy. Monday morning was nice and clean again. That high tide was a bit unfortunate, however, as glassy lines rolled right past the sandbar and exploded on the beach. Eventually the tide went out enough for a few peeling waves on the South End. It was pretty fun, as I watched surfers like Tom Beatty, Brendan Glynn, Allie Panetta, as well as ripping LBI native Justin Citta, all out enjoying some absolutely blissful September weather. There were a few fun ones in Surf City and Ship Bottom from the reports I got. And then the southeasterly breeze turned it to junk. It should be noted that proper “summer” ends this week. That does mean an increase in swell, but it also means stronger winds in every direction. In the summer, the wind comes up at 10 a.m. and howls from the southeast at 2 p.m. But it usually dies down by evening. Don’t expect too many evening glass-offs for the next nine months. We’re now at the mercy of real weather. Offshore winds can be offshore gales and we won’t be surfing too many onshore days for a while. I spoke with Ship Bottom Beach Patrol’s Johnny Skolnick, who said the lifeguards had their work cut out for them with rips pulling swimmers out to sea on Sunday. Every fall, beachgoers jump in the warm ocean, and every fall, there are multiple rescues in hurricane swell. One spot at 15th Street was pulling swimmers out, off the sandbar and back around in a loop to the south. He told me he was up and down the beach, even going beyond the Ship Bottom borders, on distress calls all day. And in almost every instance,

MX-Surfing Event Gets to Core Of LBI Surfing CORE TALENT: 15 of the Island’s top waveriders took to shoulder-high, variable-wind waves in the inaugural riding of the MX-Surfing LBI Core Challenge, presented by Surf Unlimited on Sunday in south Beach Haven. Competing in head-to-head heats, the contest’s ‘skins’ format had cash prizes shared among top finishers in each heat. Heat winners worked their way to a final pairing for first place. This year’s winner was Royce Weber of Surf City. Photographs by Jack Reynolds there was a surfer pulling the swimmer out of the water when he arrived. “Surfers are the best lifeguards in the off-season,” he told me before he went styling down the line on another Holgate left on his day off. “I love seeing that.” As long as the water stays warm, let’s keep an eye out for swimmers who get in over their heads. In other comp news, LBI’S own Kyle Calandra went up to Sea Bright last week and entered the 2012 Skim Bash Pro division. And the kid won it, taking home $800. Not only that, but he officially became a pro rider for Exile Skimboards. “I’ve been doing contests for a couple years as an amateur and I thought it was time to try and step up and go pro. I wanted to wait to do it in my home state of New Jersey, so I did,” he explained. “I grew up on Long Beach Island, went to school here, kindergarten to sixth grade, and I wouldn’t want to grow up anywhere else. The best part about the Sea Bright Contest were the waves, perfect chest high waves lining down the beach. I was so happy to walk up and see waves. No one could use the excuse that they didn’t make it because the waves sucked, including me,” he added with a chuckle. “Everyone was super happy for me, and the support from everyone over the years makes me even happier. I just want to thank Felicia Stratton for running

the contest. She did an awesome job and is one of the coolest moms ever. Donny Miller, my childhood mentor from Surf Shack South, my mom and dad, plus all my friends – thank you.” Down at the ESA Eastern Surfing Championships on the Outer Banks, Manahawkin’s Kali Emery made a few rounds in the Women’s Division before finally ending her run in the semis. Congrats to Kali for finishing equal fifth this year on the whole East Coast. Last week, I was discussing the recent competitive success of Royce Weber of Surf City. Well, he’s proving to not be a flash in the pan. Weber just won the inaugural MX-Surfing LBI Core Challenge presented by Surf Unlimited on Sunday in Beach Haven. The contest, featuring 15 of LBI’s best surfers – a few invited and a few who had qualified in an event last spring – surfed in what’s known as a “skins” event wherein the winning surfer of each heat takes some of the cash purse. It’s borrowed from golf, so I don’t know too much more about it. “I would have watched every single heat on pay-per-view,” said event director Chris Kretzer. “You had man-on-man heats of Shawn Dodds vs. Mike Roth, Randy Townsend vs. Royce Weber. I had to surf against Tim Raimo. It was just so cool to watch those match-ups.” The day started with inconsistent glassy waves in the shoulder-high

range. It got smaller as the day progressed and the wind was variable. By the final, it went back onshore. “It doesn’t sound great, but it was pretty legit waves for a contest,” stated Weber. And Weber certainly earned it, as he beat some of the very best LBI surfers to have ever put their feet on a surfboard: Pete Machotka in the quarterfinals, Conor Willem in the semis and Randy Townsend in the finals. And while there weren’t the heaving barrels that everyone might have hoped for, it became a duel of aerial assaults. “I don’t like to beat my friends,” Weber admitted with a laugh, “but I would rather beat them than lose to them.” I would be irresponsible as a journalist if I didn’t report that there was a good deal of controversy between the contest and some Holyoke surfers who were not thrilled at having to cede their favorite break. The Core Challenge did have a permit, granted by the town of Beach Haven. The police, whose help Kretzer said he appreciated, deemed that the permit did not give them rights beyond the sand. It is understandable that a surfer might not want to be barred from his beach during an event. But then again, it was just for locals. Any resident who was truly concerned might take Continued on Page 49


any closer to banning these ecosystem choking hazards, but there has been an interesting development. Back in 2007, the San Fran Board of Supervisors voted to be the first U.S. city to ban plastic tote bags from stores. Of course, folks there either bring their own bags or use paper. Well, this week a group called “Save the Plastic Bag Coalition” brought a lawsuit to have the ban repealed, mostly on the argument that alternative bags don’t meet “health and sanitation” standards. Not very long-term thinkers in that group. But then again, they are mostly comprised of the individuals from the plastics industry. Anyway, the court decided that

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the ban would not be overturned. And now the ban has more teeth, banning the bags from all stores and restaurants, instead of just supermarkets and such. Plus, it instated a 10-cent price on paper bags. Score one for the smart guys. Now, anyone around here want to see if we can catch the plastic ban wave? Here are your upcoming events: On Sept. 28, Jetty and Farias will host the Swell Come Again Party at Joe Pop’s. This should be a pretty rocking event with local band Triumph and Tragedy and Atlantic City’s Jumpship on the bill. And DJ MCDEV, who went from spinning crabcakes to spinning records this year. There is a surf

film promised, giveaways and very likely some random slam dancing. Look for the new Triumph self-titled EP out soon as well. The 6th Annual Jetty Clam Jam waiting period starts Oct. 13. But this event is somewhat “on call” for starting that day and any weekend after. The event has been moved back to Harvey Cedars, so hopefully we’ll see some sand shift around at Hudson Avenue in the next few weeks. There is one little change this year and that is that there will not necessarily be as many surfers. Jetty is going to let all who sign up compete, but will not be holding anyone’s hand to fill 132 spots. This might mean fewer heats

with eight heads in the water for the later rounds. The moral of the story is: be sure you sign up on time; no one is going to chase you down this year. Man, am I looking forward to chunky surf and clams. As for surf, there are no hurricanes on the horizon. Don’t be surprised to see one or two October doozies, though. But more immediately, we’re looking at some east windswell building on Saturday with some 20-mph winds, thanks to some serious high pressure building in. This could get fun on Sunday if things clean up. That would make for two windswells in a week, and if all pans out, a very solid September. Y

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it up with the town, which issued the permit, rather than the competitors. I know MX-Surfing has run two events at Holyoke, but they were during colder water last fall and spring, and there was no pushback. I'm not saying either side was right or wrong. Hope it all works out and there are no lasting fissures in the surf community. The organization will hold its next surfing event as part of the next Moto-Surf contest on Oct. 14, 20 or 21. There will be an open surf division for those who do not ride the motocross portion. It will not likely be at Holyoke Avenue. This summer I wrote a good deal about plastic bag bans. No, LBI is not


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Volleyball Continued from Page 43 The loss shouldn’t have been that surprising. Marlboro, after all, had been one of the previous teams to tag the Rams with a SC loss, in last year’s conference tournament final no less (although Southern earned revenge two weeks later in state tourney play). Still, Eric Maxwell’s Rams traditionally get off to a great start. He wasn’t, he said, upset with the loss. Usually one of his toughest jobs with his teams later in their seasons is battling overconfidence and he doesn’t mind a loss or two – he is more concerned with winning state championships than having undefeated seasons. This one just happened a little – OK, a lot – earlier than usual. His charges seemed to have learned from the loss to Marlboro. The Rams followed up with a 25-6, 25-13 romp over Toms River East and a 25-16, 26-24 win over Jackson. Then on Sept. 14, playing Toms River South, the only other Shore Conference team besides Marlboro to have ever slain the SC giant, they showed they could play when their backs were against the wall. South was giving Southern a hard time – the Rams won the first set but only by a 25-23 count and then TRS beat Southern, 25-18, in the second set. Southern eked out a 25-23 victory, not pretty but confidence-inspiring nonetheless. The Rams looked firmly in control in their first match of a tri-meet at Southern on Saturday. They cruised past Moorestown in the first set, 25-16, and put the match away in the second, 25-22. The girls then looked as if they were going to give North Hunterdon, the seventh-ranked team in all of the Garden State (Southern is currently ranked 16th) serious trouble. North Hunterdon prevailed in the first set, but only by a 25-23 margin. The Rams fought even harder in the second set, posting a 25-18 victory. But the Lions roared back, taking the match with a 25-16 win in the final set. Will a second loss truly kick-start the Rams? Will they be like the 2011 Giants and get on a roll that will propel them to the Promised Land? Time will tell. After observing Southern on Saturday it appears to this reporter that this is a team that will suffer more losses in the regular season but, like last year’s Giants, peak come

Surf City Continued from Page 46 “That’s why we vigorously enforce the law.” “When the (traffic) lights are on, really the traffic lights are to have smart drivers use them to get onto the Boulevard and into traffic,” added Councilman Peter Hartney. “I know when the summer starts, I gotta go to 19th Street to go north. And that’s the purpose of the traffic lights, as another safety benefit.” Connors added that painting curbs yellow would encourage drivers to park anywhere there is not a curb that is still within the 25-foot vicinity of an intersection. “Doesn’t that send a message to every place where there isn’t a curb to park wherever you want? So all of a sudden you’re setting in the motorist’s mind that it only applies where the curb is painted.” Newly elected Surf City Taxpayers Association President Mike Ippolito spoke with The SandPaper following the meeting. He called the issue of drivers being unaware of the law and the hazards it poses to public safety and local businesses one of the top issues taxpayers

state playoff time. Last year’s Rams finished with a 25-7 record, falling to Hunterdon Central in the state quarterfinals. Not great – Maxwell always hopes for a state championship like the team won in 2008 – but not bad considering Southern was in what the coach said was a “bit of a rebuilding season.” “We were very young last year, but still managed to get to the quarters,” said Maxwell at the beginning of this season. “We are hoping that the experience gained will enable us to take another step or two this season.” Well, the Rams are still a relatively young team. True, Maxell isn’t playing a couple of sophomores as he did in 2011, but four of the six starters on Saturday were still juniors. Hey, they are getting off to a better start, 4-2, than they did last year when they were 3-3 after six matches. Still, they seemed a bit tentative on Saturday, especially when it came to court awareness, trying to play some North Hunterdon smashes that would have gone long by two or more feet and deciding not to play some Lion lobs that fell in by a full foot. So the girls aren’t there quite yet, although Southern clearly looked like a team that will improve as the season grinds on. A solid victory over a ranked team, such as happened last fall when the Rams defeated Cherokee after losing to them earlier in the season, could give them the boost they need. There’s no doubt the team has plenty of raw talent. Southern is strong in the middle, with senior Kelsie Blue (154 blocks and 63 kills in 2011) and junior Cece Hodgson (136 kills and 60 blocks last season). Note they are scoring threats as well as blockers, so when you toss in senior outside hitter Brittany Fortner, who had 134 kills in 2011, you have a balanced scoring attack, giving junior setter Alex Andriani (382 assists in last year’s campaign) plenty of weapons from which to choose. The defense is led by another junior who racked up plenty of minutes last year, libero Marina Felmly (172 digs a year ago). If promising juniors Emily Miglin, an outside hitter, Megan Wilk, another outside hitter, and Carly DellaValle, a right-sider, develop, the Rams will be a handful come October. Expect the Rams to go deep into the NJSIAA playoffs. Indeed, expect them to go on a roll soon. They’ve already had their reality check. Twice. Y have this year in a list compiled annually by the organization. A taxpayer association meeting on Sept. 28 at the Surf City firehouse will attempt to rally support for such issues, to be presented to the borough council at a future meeting. “That’s one of three or four initiatives I’m hoping to get into,” said Ippolito. “I totally expect the group will support my ideas.” Though he admits more research must be done on the issue, Ippolito offered what he has witnessed personally. “I see it all the time: visitors that are walking out into the street and how close so many people come to getting hit by a car. In my mind, even if it’s legally binding or not, a yellow-painted curb is going to alert some or most people to not park here. It’s going to move us in the right direction: Fewer cars are going to be ticketed, businesses will be happy, and people will be safer.” Mike Horan, spokesman for the N.J. Motor Vehicle Commission, confirmed that local municipalities can make their own ordinances for restricting parking, for example in yellow curb areas. — Michael Molinaro michaelmolinaro@thesandpaper.net

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Early Childhood Continued from Page 40 The costs to run the facility – teachers, utilities, etc. (estimated at $11,000 per child) – are being paid for through the New Jersey Department of Education’s Division of Early Childhood Education. The division’s Vincent Costanza said he recognizes the importance of what Little Egg Harbor has accomplished. “I find Little Egg Harbor to be an absolute model of what preschool should be in the state,” said Costanza. “And though we celebrate the opening of a building today, we know it’s the relationships that occur within the walls that are important. Thanks to all the people who have made the building worthy of occupancy.” Kasyan asked George J. Mitchell Principal Constance Fugere, Early Childhood Center Supervisor Patricia DeGeorge and the preschool teachers to stand for applause. 9th District Assemblyman Brian Rumpf said he had come from the opening of Stockton’s satellite campus in Manahawkin that morning and was happy to end the day in the dedication of the preschool in the afternoon. “What a wonderful preschool we have right here at home, and this building is a credit to all the people who worked to make it a reality. This is something special.” Township Mayor John Kehm said he was

raised in Little Egg Harbor and attended the George J. Mitchell Elementary School. Now his daughter attends preschool in the district. “It’s wonderful to see her come home with a smile on her face. She loves her teacher, and the stuff (projects made in school) she brings home is just great. This puts her on a path to succeed and is what I want for my children and all the children of Little Egg Harbor.” With more than 9,000 square feet the school is as big as a football field, said Joe McDermott, project supervisor for Gray Hawk Construction, Moorestown. Site construction started in February. The modular classrooms were constructed off-site in a factory and then put together. But the difference between these modular classrooms and the modular classrooms that they replaced is big, said, McDermont. “They are constructed of steel and are on a solid foundation that should last 50 years or more.” The architect was William Edwards of Edwards Engineering Group, Somerville. Each classroom can hold up to 15 children in any preschool classroom. In 2011, the district had 27 preschool classrooms and 384 students but is expected to grow. Creating the new facility is part of the district’s five-year plan and frees up classroom space in the two K-6 elementary schools, George Mitchell and the Frog Pond School. — Pat Johnson

LEH Reassess

The pagoda-type shelters will be popping up at existing bus stops on Mathistown Road by the Ocean County Library branch and the intersection with Center Street, at Oak Lane across from the McDonald’s, at the intersection of Oak Lane and Center Street near the Great Bay Regional EMS building, at the intersection of Oak Lane and Radio Road, and on Radio Road in front of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church. Although they are no cost to the township, the township will have to maintain them. Last but not least, Police Chief Richard Busby accepted a $1,000 check for the Great Bay Police Athletic League from Italian American Club President Joe Giuliano. Buzby thanked the IAC and said donations of this sort from various organizations in the community have helped create many programs for thousands of children in the area, “children that would not have been helped without the generosity of organizations and businesses.” — Pat Johnson patjohnson@thesandpaper.net

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installed in any type of pipe, operate on differential pressure, are virtually maintenance-free and have a 25-year life expectancy, the website states. The CheckMate also, said Tingle, has the lowest head loss – the measure of the reduction in the total pressure of liquid as it moves through a system – of any product Tideflex manufactures. Florimont hopes to see a Checkmate valve in Beach Haven soon. “My selling point (in approaching Island officials) has always been look, these are in use,” and, as he concluded through his surveys, there have been no complaints about their functionality, but rather the opposite, as all the town officials in various states with whom he spoke declared complete satisfaction with the devices. “Is it the perfect solution for flooding?” Bethea asked rhetorically. “No,” as a perfect solution does not likely exist. “But it’s better than it was. I think they have been helpful.” — Juliet Kaszas-Hoch julietkaszas-hoch@thesandpaper.net

Continued from Page 40 Committeeman Gene Kobryn announced that recycling efforts in Little Egg Harbor have paid off in an increase from 49 percent in 2010 to 66 percent in 2011. “The ease of co-mingled recycling and the efforts of the citizens resulted in a great job,” he said. According to figures released by the county, Little Egg Harbor recycled 26,829 tons, keeping that amount out of the landfill. Committeeman Art Midgley announced the annual, free document-shredding-day is set for Friday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m to noon in front of the Senior Center on Radio Road. Riders of public buses will be a lot dryer and warmer when the New Jersey Transit Authority installs six new bus shelters this autumn. Assistant Business Administrator Michael Fromosky worked with NJTA to get the shelters, which will be paid for and installed by NJTA.

Continued from Page 36 “The valves have been used for many, many years,” said Ed Florimont, owner of Fantasy Island in Beach Haven, who has long encouraged the borough to consider installation of tidal valves. “I’ve been researching this for 15 years.” In 2009, Florimont made repeat calls to towns up and down the East Coast that use the valves – including nearby North Wildwood as well as places such as Salisbury, Md., and Lewes, Del. – to ask if the towns were completely satisfied with the valves, which all were, he noted. “Atlantic City uses them and is perfectly satisfied with them. … They work.” Florimont, a Holgate resident who also owns houses in Beach Haven for his Fantasy Island staff, referenced the science of climate change and the resulting sea level rise as reason for all the Island municipalities to consider installing tidal valves – as he sees flooding only getting worse over time. Tingle, who said Red Valve sells these devices all over the world, explained the company does still offer the Tideflex TF-1 Curved Bill Check Valve, installed externally, as well as the “latest and greatest” CheckMate Inline Check Valve, which is installed “inside the pipe. No one ever sees it. No one’s going to run into it with a boat.” The latter product’s “custom-engineered, all-rubber uni-body design eliminates costly backflow from oceans, rivers and interceptors,” states the website redvalve.com. The valve, available in 4-inch to 72-inch sizes, “has a 100 percent fabric and elastomer construction that eliminates corrosion problems. Because the CheckMate is made with a uni-body construction, there are no mechanical components to catch debris, corrode or fail.” CheckMate Inline Check Valves are easily

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Continued from Page 45 Then, instead of undertaking a fairly advanced in-field hook removal, he went the extra mile(s) and rushed the weakened shorebird all the way over to Barnegat Animal Clinic. He found salvation at the clinic. In Jim’s words, “These have to be the greatest people on the planet. Even though they had a packed office on a busy Saturday afternoon, they let crazy old me bring in a Herring Gull, and they fixed him up like new. They were genuinely happy to do so and sincerely sympathetic to poor little CheezIt’s situation. They refused to accept any money for what they did. I strongly suggest you send these people extravagant gifts and thank you cards for all they do and their willingness to do it. I know I’m going to.” The eventually released CheezIt was a total success. The bird quickly settled down to munching itself to full recovery. You can get an amazing photo timeline of the rescue at Jim’s website. AFTERBEAK: Beak-hooked birds are the stuff of professional extractions. I was taught – and have oft performed – the proper and humane hook-removal method. The problem is it requires heavy-duty wire clippers or barb-flattening devices, to keep things minimally destructive. In an outback crunch, one can try a standard dehooking method, like that used on fish. However, birds are way less tolerant of such power hook removing. Unlike tough-mouthed fish, a bird’s beak is downright delicate, particularly if yanked to-and-fro, while being cursed at. Beak hinges only go up and down, not sideways. If that hinge goes belly-up, so goes the bird. Hopefully, I don’t have to remind anyone that you can’t just cut the line and leave a rig/ hook in a bird’s mouth, expecting it to “rot out,” vis-à-vis fish. When you’ve accidentally hooked any bird, you’ve involuntarily bonded – in both a kindly

and legal way. It becomes your responsibility to humanely free the animal, even if it means calling a cop or calling it a day and heading to a veterinarian. By the technical way, the word is vet-ERinarian, not vet-in-arian. It’s one of the most mispronounced words in the English language if I do say so myself. RUNDOWN: After offering panfishermen the best summer in years, if not decades, kingfish are about to move out. The ones remaining are large and meaty. Prioritize searching for them if you want to land one of the best-tasting fish along our shore. Bluefish have been spurting through our waters. The tailors (2- to 3-pounds) have shown up in huge numbers – an instant hookup per cast – but have totally disappeared just as quickly. Tiny snappers are ruling the roost. Too boring to target, per se. Bait fishing easily outfishes plugs. Small stripers are going for artificials. Overall, very low showing of bass due to this 70-degree water. I’m thinking next week or the following before bass in numbers arrive. Weakfishing is peaking. It’s restricted to bayside and inlets. Boat anglers could soon see the first schools of migrating weakies, off the water tower, south end. This year the stocks are so thick it becomes a yawner once you’re on the bite. Still, only one per angler. The biggest I’ve seen was 8 pounds. Fluking is running out. Not the fish but the season. However, the overall hooking has also slowed a bit. It won’t be gone for many weeks to come. Here’s a doormat blog from my website: As I was leaving Holgate, I saw Dante S. coming on the beach. Then I got this Facebook read – and ogled over the photo from Oceanside. I wouldn’t know what to do with a 10-pound fluke. Dante’s 10-pounder from the beach! Live mullet. Magic man lost a big one this morning then got it back tonight! Luckiest jerk I know! Val. Y jaymann@thesandpaper.net

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War Hero Continued from Page 39 “There was a disk about 2 foot in diameter – I was hollering out in German, ‘Öffnen! Öffnen!’ Open! Open! So he opened it up and stuck his head out, and that was the first and last mistake he ever made. The damn thing must’ve landed in the ammunition basket.” The grenade exploded and launched him over to the other side of the road, leaving him stunned, covered in black soot and powder, and with ears ringing. The grenade normally would have had a longer fuse and given him enough time to escape, but less-than-perfect mass production at the time would cause the occasional grenade fuse to be shorter. “When it went off, my helmet went up in the air, and somebody thought it was my head. It was luck that it happened as it did, but if he had gone up ahead to where our battalion was, it could have done a lot of damage and caused a lot of problems. Fortunately that’s as far as he got. Nothing else could get past it. The damn thing was disabled. They wrote it up and gave me a Bronze Star for it, which was ridiculous; they all should’ve got something. “I was just lucky,” said Gutbrod. “I was no

Rambo. I got down in my foxhole with the best of them. The men that really did the job are still over there. It’s a shame – we lost so many of our young people.” During World War II, which was the deadliest military conflict in history, 416,800 U.S. military were killed. Gutbrod eventually received an early discharge for earning more than 85 points within a system that awarded soldiers for months in the service, months overseas, declarations and battle stars. “On May 8 when the war ended, there were about a dozen from my regiment that exceeded that. When we got back home, nobody knew anything about the G.I. Bill of anything.” With the creation of the Air Force, Gutbrod found work in 1947 as a sergeant stationed at Newark Airport, where he stayed until 1962, retiring with just more than 20 years of military service. Years later, at age 91, Gutbrod finally received his medals. “I didn’t think I’d live to see 23,” he said. “You gotta be young for that crap. “I had all the paperwork and never got the medals for some reason. You pick up the paper every day hearing about a guy getting his medals from 60 or 70 years ago, and here I am almost 70 years later getting mine.” Gutbrod believes his records may have

been destroyed in the 1973 fire at the National Personnel Records Center during which approximately 16 million and 18 million official military personnel files were destroyed including 80 percent of those from Army personnel discharged between Nov. 1, 1912 and Jan. 1, 1960, according to archives.gov. Gutbrod thanks the work of people such as Ocean County Freeholder Gerry P. Little, Surf City Councilman Peter Hartney and family members, whom he credits for assisting in the eventual acquisition of his medals. In addition to the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star, Gutbrod was also presented with the Presidential Unit Citation, the EuropeanAfrican-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with four bronze service stars, the American Campaign Medal, the Combat Infantry Badge, the Parachutist Badge, the Sharpshooter’s Badge, the American Defense Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. Little announced at the ceremony that the county had contacted the French Consulate in New York City, and Gutbrod will soon be awarded the Legion of Honor from the French government for his service in liberating the nation from the Nazis. Despite all his accolades, the business of war has made Gutbrod a conscientious objec-

tor over time. “Combat is kind of mixed up, it’s utter chaos and then things quiet down for awhile. Infantry fighting is rough business and I wouldn’t advise it for anybody. “It’s made a pacifist out of me, believe me. It’s a dirty, rotten business. The whole damn business, I see no reason for it. The next time I’d like to see the politicians and the manufacturers all put into a stadium and each given a club. Let them beat the hell out of each other and whoever’s left is the winner, not sacrifice the lives of our young people and our national treasure. This business in Iraq and Afghanistan – I just don’t understand the country anymore. These people have been fighting with each other since the beginning of time. You’re not gonna change that – it’s all tribal. The British at Khyber Pass gave up the ghost years ago. They realized they couldn’t do anything with them. That’s all part of that part of the world. “I have a granddaughter that just enlisted in the Army now. It bothers me. She’s 22 and there’s not much you could do about it. She says, ‘Grandfather, there’s no more boys in the family so somebody has to make the tradition,’ so she goes. She goes, ‘I’m gonna follow in your tracks,’ I said, ‘I hope not. Find a good job as a quartermaster!’” Gutbrod admitted he told his granddaughter, Laura, while laughing. “She wouldn’t even talk to me. She’s studying advanced infantry training at Fort Hood, Texas. “I just think all this nonsense should stop, that we could find a way to keep our boys home rather than overseas. You got to be careful what you say, though, nowadays. They’ll think I’m a communist, but I’m far from it.” Y michaelmolinaro@thesandpaper.net

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Knitting 101 With Aunt Franny, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609-698-3331) All skill levels are welcome. Participants should bring their own yarn and needles if possible. Donations of yarn are welcome. Knitters can earn volunteer hours while helping make a project for donations to local charities. 1 pm. Play Mini Golf to Support Southern Regional Ice Hockey Team, Sandbar Golf, 10th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Surf City. All proceeds benefit the team. Donation, $5 (cash only). 5-9 pm. World Series of Surf Fishing, The tournament is for both teams and individuals. Registration is at LBI Fishing Club, 6 East Cape May Ave., Harvey Cedars, 5:30-6:30 am. For early registration and details, call Bob Burstein at 267-994-7423. SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 & 23 Recycled Glass Wind Chimes, LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies (609-494-1241 or www.lbifoundation.org) A glass saw and grinder are used the first day of class to cut rings, which will be fired and slumped before students return to assemble the chimes on the second day. Participants may bring their own bottles if they wish, with all labels and glue removed. Fees: member, $45; nonmember, $60. Sat., 10:30-11 am; Sun., 1-2:30 pm.

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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 “Clay & Me” Family Time, LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies (609-494-1241 or www.lbifoundation.org) Member fees: 1 adult & 1 child, $35; additional person, $15. Nonmember fees: 1 adult & 1 child, $45; additional person, $20. 1-3 pm. Fall Fun Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Sunset Park, West Salem Ave., Harvey Cedars. Basic instruction, board and paddle are provided. Fees: LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences member, $35; nonmember, $40. 9-10 am. Students should wear a bathing suit and/or rash guard. If winds exceed 10 mph, class will be rescheduled. Register at 609-494-1241 or www. lbifoundation.org; provide cell phone number, height and approximate weight for appropriate board sizing. National Public Lands Day Celebration, Bass River State Forest, 762 Stage Rd., New Gretna (609-2961114 or www.njparksandforest.org) The day includes volunteer trail maintenance, a nature walk and a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Ballanger Creek Habitat Enhancement Site. 10 am-2 pm.

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 Flu & Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic, Tuckerton Seaport, 120 West Rte. 9, Tuckerton. The service is provided by the Ocean County Health Dept. Flu vaccinations are recommended for everyone 6 months or older. Anyone younger than 65 needs a physician’s note for a pneumonia shot. Cost for each, $20; with Medicare Part B non-HMO card, free. LBI Historical Assn. Dinner, Howard’s Seafood Restaurant, 33rd St. & Long Beach Blvd., Beach Haven Gardens. 6 pm. Call Suzette Whiting at 609-492-2483. “Last Call” Party, Nardi’s Tavern, 11801 Long Beach Blvd., Haven Beach (www.NJLBI.com) The LBI Business Alliance sponsors the event. Admission, $20, includes beer wine and soda, and all-you-can-eat pasta bar with salad and pizza. Nardi’s bus runs from Ship Bottom to Beach haven Inlet/Holgate. Tickets available at the door. 6-9 pm. Look Good ... Feel Better, SOMC Center for Health, 279 Mathistown Rd., Little Egg Harbor (800-5609990) Hair and makeup tips are offered to individuals being treated for cancer. 1-3 pm. Call to register.

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inosaurs Rock,” an interactive museum exhibit and show featuring the personal fossil and mineral collection of renowned paleontologist Neil Brown, will be held at the Stafford Township Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 22. Playing off Brown’s own life-long fascination with fossils, the event is specially geared toward the child’s sense of wonder and imagination. More t h a n 1 0 0 different d i nosaur bones and minerals will be on display. “They’re bringing a 24-foot trailer with all of these specimens, and what they’re bringing with them is just unbelievable,” said STAC manager and conservatory director Kelly Harris. “They’re bringing a 9-foot-high, Ice Age mammoth leg. They’re bringing a life-size T-Rex skull, a (life-size) 7-foot triceratops skull (and) genuine dinosaur bones. They’re bringing fossils, different geodes that you can break open, and they’re even doing a fossil dig with the children (with fossils) that they can take home,” she explained. “The thing that’s amazing is normally you go to a museum exhibit and you look at these specimens, which is wonderful, but this is very interactive. So the kids get to understand what the specimens are and take them home with them. It’s extremely educational,” said Harris. A presentation on the Ice Age led by Brown will take place at noon and 3 p.m. The exhibit will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets cost $15 for adults and $12 for children. A family pack of four tickets costs $40, and $50 for a family pack of five. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 609-489-8600 or visit staffordschools.tix. com. —K.A.E.

Medication Management: How to Talk to Your Doctor, Ocean Twp. Community Center, 239 11th St., Waretown. The Ocean County Health Dept. presents the program; a light lunch is provided. 10:30 am-noon. To register, call Jeanne Broadbent at 609548-6319 or e-mail recreation@townshipofocean.org. Seating is limited. PG Movie Night: “Nacho Libre,” Tuckerton Branch Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave. (609296-1470) 6 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Senior Citizen Advisory Board Meeting, Little Egg Harbor Twp. Town Hall, courtroom, 665 Radio Rd. Ocean County Freeholders Gerry P. Little and John C. Bartlett Jr. address the group. All are welcome. 10 am.

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Teen Program: “Don’t Tell Me I Can’t Read That,” Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) In observance of Banned Books Week, participants discuss censorship, freedom of speech and famous banned books. 7-8 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. MONDAYS, SEPTEMBER 24-NOVEMBER 5 Advanced Italian, LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies (609-4941241 or www.lbifoundation.org) Fees per session: member, $70; nonmember, $80. Daily fees: member, $15; nonmember, $20. 10 am-noon. There is no class Oct. 8. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 Bubbles Galore, Tuckerton Branch Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave. (609-296-1470) The activity is for ages 2-8. 11:30 am. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. GED & English as a 2nd Language Classes Begin, St. Francis Family Services offers free classes locally at St. Francis Community Center, Tues. & Thurs., 6-9 pm. Call 609-494-8861, ext. 185. Genealogy Club of Little Egg Harbor Meets, Senior Citizen Center, 641 Radio Rd., Little Egg Harbor (609-296-7748 or www.gcleh.org) All residents of Southern Ocean County interested in researching their family history are welcome, whether beginners or advanced. 4th Tues. of each month, 7 pm. Ocean County Tea Party Meets, Mill Creek Community Center, 1199 Mill Creek Rd., Manahawkin. (OceanCTP.org or octporg@gmail.com) Bob Armstrong, a candidate for Ocean County sheriff, will address the group. The organization believes in the U.S. Constitution, freedom, limited government, less taxes and individual accountability. Bring a friend. 7 pm. Pinelands Preservation Alliance Program, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) Carlton Montgomery, PPA executive director, presents an interactive program about the Pines. 7 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Stroke Awareness Program & Blood Pressure Screening, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) 11 am-2 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Watercolor Drop-in for Seniors, Island Branch Ocean County Library, 217 South Central Ave., Surf City (609-494-2480) 9:30 am. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 52 Things About Me, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-5973381) Kids ages 10-15 are invited to bind and decorate an old deck of playing cards to create a book featuring their favorite things. Materials are provided. 7-8:30 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Flu & Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic, Little Egg Harbor Administrative Justice Complex, 665 Radio Rd. (609-296-7241, ext. 3) The service is provided by the Ocean County Health Dept. Flu vaccinations are recommended for everyone 6 months or older. Anyone younger than 65 needs a physician’s note for a pneumonia shot. Cost for each, $20; with Medicare Part B non-HMO card, free. 10 am-noon.

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he Ocean County Board of Freeholders, in conjunction with the county Department of Solid Waste Management, is again sponsoring its Residential Document Shredding Program this fall, to be held in multiple municipalities starting this month. “This program gives our residents an opportunity to shred old documents and personal papers safely and securely,” said Freeholder James F. Lacey, who serves as liaison to the county’s recycling program. “It costs nothing to use the program and it certainly helps to provide peace of mind.” Dates, times and local sites for the shredding program are as follows: Sept. 28, 9-11 a.m.: Long Beach Township Recycling Center, 7910 Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Ocean County Southern Recycling Center, 379 Haywood Rd., Stafford Township Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Little Egg Harbor Township Community Center, 319 West Calabreeze Way, Little Egg Harbor Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Ocean Township Town Hall, 50 Railroad Ave., Waretown The program is only open to county residents. Residents can attend any site, free of cost, and registration is not required. Participants can bring up to six boxes or bags of documents. For added ease, paper clips and staples do not have to be removed. Commercial documents will not be accepted, nor will X-rays, CDs, floppy disks, microfilm or file folders. As Lacey explained, the program is secure because the shredding units feature an automatic feeding and dumping system that eliminates human contact with residents’ documents. “This approach provides an added layer of security for our residents,” Lacey remarked. “Identity theft can cause havoc on a person’s everyday life,” said Freeholder Director Gerry P. Little. “We want to make sure important papers are gotten rid of properly so information cannot be stolen.” This past spring, more than 68 tons of papers were shredded through the county program. For more information, contact the Ocean County Department of Solid Waste Management at 1-800-55-RECYCLE. —J.K.-H.

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ree Hugger Alert: “Dendrology: the Nature of Trees” exhibit opens Friday, Sept. 21 at the Noyes Museum of Art in Oceanville. Artists offer their interpretations of trees as integral to our environment and as metaphors for human concerns. Themes of deforestation, growth, interdependence and sustainability are presented in a variety of media. The annual Noyes Signature Artists show of 30 established and emerging artists is exhibited through Nov. 25, with an artists’ reception planned for Oct. 5. “Feast for the Eyes,” an exhibit presenting food as cultural expression, opened Sept. 14 and runs through Jan. 13. On Saturday, Sept. 22, the exhibit serves as a fundraising event showcasing local gourmet foods and wines and a silent auction of original artwork by well-known artists. Live music and an edible art installation created by sculptor Marisa Di Paola are part of the evening. Tickets are $100 per person. Call 609-652-8848. In an ongoing exhibit, pastel artist Stan Sperlak captures the images of South Jersey at dusk in his one-man show “Stan Sperlak: Into the Night,” through Sept. 23. Bring your sketchbook for this week’s “Museum at Night” event, Thursday, Sept. 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. Easels are available upon request. Completed sketches will be exhibited. Regular museum admission applies. Have a hot recipe for chili? The second annual Art at Night Chili Cook-off at the Noyes Museum will be held on Oct. 11. Register by Oct. 1 with a $25 donation per chili team of two or $20 for one. Each team member receives a limited-edition T-shirt. To register, visit noyesmusuem.org/art at night2.html. * * * Lens Crafty: This year, the annual Philadelphia Print Center exhibit at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences highlights the work of four outstanding landscape photographers: James B. Abbott, Robert Asman, Mike Froio and David Freese. The show continues through Nov. 1. See the second session of the ongoing craft exhibition and sale: jewelry, wood, glass, pottery and more. Unique and appealing handcrafted works are offered. LBIF Open Studio Sessions: Figure Drawing is held Fridays through Sept. 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Unclothed model; bring your own art materials. Fee per session is $10/members, $15/nonmembers. Call 609494-1241 or view the fall catalog of classes at lbifoundation.org. * * * Autumn Show: “Envisioned,” a group

show by faculty and recent graduates of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, is at the Summer Pop Up Gallery at Michael Ryan Architects in Loveladies on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 30. Call 609-978-4278. * * * Scary Stuff: “Kentucky Monster Myths and Legends,” woodcuts by artist Derrick Riley, are on exhibit at the Art House Gallery in Manahawkin through Nov. 3. It is described as inventive tales expertly produced with a cast of characters including Lizard Man Lightning Jack, Lake Monsters, Mummies and Gravediggers. Call 609-978-4278. * * * Historical Art: The Long Beach Island Historical Association Museum hosts an art show of historical sites by local artists at the museum in Beach Haven, continuing through September. Artwork depicts historic houses in the borough, and artists donate a portion of their sales to the museum. Call 609-492-0700 for hours and information. * * * Brilliant: “Catching the Light,” an exhibit of artist Joyce Lawrence’s oil paintings, is at the Watermark Gallery in Tuckerton through Sept. 23. Call 609-294-3343 for more information or visit joycelawrenceart.com. * * * Senior Perks: Artist Pat Morgan teaches free watercolor sessions for seniors at the Long Beach Island branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City on the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bring your own materials and photos to work from. Call 609-494-2480 for more information. * * * Benefit Sale: Art & Decor at Surf City will be holding a sale on Saturday, Sept. 22, to purchase art supplies for children at the Pura Vida Learning Centre in Costa Rica. A portion of each sale will go toward the nonprofit organization. Fall and winter weekend art classes for all ages start Sept. 29. Call 609-494-5038 for more information. * * * Click It: The annual Photography Show is on display at the Pine Shores Art Association’s gallery on Stafford Avenue in Manahawkin. PSAA is hosting a bus trip to the Princeton University Art Museum, Thursday, Oct. 25. Tickets are $40/members, $45/nonmembers. The price includes transportation and museum admission. Reserve tickets by calling 609-9713396 before Sept. 28. Workshops this fall: Pastel artist Frank Csulak holds a pastel workshop on two Fridays, Sept. 21 and 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; the

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BRANCHING OUT: The Noyes Museum opens ‘Dendrology: The Nature of Trees’ exhibit on Friday with thoughtful works such as Jon Rippleye’s ‘Where in This Night the Beast Does Dwell.’ fee is $50/members, $75/nonmembers. Sandra Jones’ workshop on tempera resist is Thursday, Oct. 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fee is $25 members/$35 nonmembers. Carol Freas teaches watercolor on four Tuesdays, Oct. 2-23, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fee: $50/members, $75/nonmembers. Tom Rutledge teaches watercolor on four Fridays, Oct. 5-26, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fee: $50/members, $75/nonmembers. Ellen Gavin teaches oil painting on two Thursdays, Oct. 11 and 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fee: $50/members, $75/nonmembers. Linda Coulter teaches pastel every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fee is $20/members, $22/nonmembers. Walk-ins are welcome for this ongoing class. Registration is being taken for the Children’s After School Art Classes taught by Mary Walker-Baptiste and Lou Baptiste, four Tuesdays,

Oct. 9-30, from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information, visit pineshoresartassociation.org or call 609-597-3557. * * * Best Beacons: “Light Houses and More,” works by artist Frank Bernhardt, is on display in the Ocean County College Arts and Community Center art gallery located on the OCC Main Campus in Toms River, through September. For more information, call the box office at 732-255-0500. * * * Local Library Color: Pastel artist Ruth Kramer is currently showing at the Long Beach Island branch of the Ocean County Library. Pine Shores Art Association artists Mike Amato, Joyce Ecochard and Gerry McEntegart are showing at the Stafford branch of the library. —P.J.

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 Apple Festival, Old Schoolhouse Museum, Rte. 9 & Oak St., Forked River (609-971-0467 or 609-6936343) Fun for all ages is planned, including apple pie contests for all ages, a baked goods sale, pumpkin patch, music, games, old-time craftsmen, fortune telling and more. Admission, free. 9 am-3 pm. Apple pie contestants must register in advance. Beer & Wine Tasting, Barnegat Twp. Firehouse, 11 Birdsall St. (609-698-6766) Live music, many different beers, wines and liquors to sample, and appetizers are included. Minimum age to attend is 21. 1-5 pm. Blessing of the Animals, St. Francis of Assisi Church lawn, 47th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach. All are welcome. 10 am. Decoy Silent Auction, Tip Seaman County Park, Auction Tent, Rte. 9, Tuckerton (609-971-3085) 10 am-4 pm. Winners are notiďŹ ed at 4 pm.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Friends of the Poorâ&#x20AC;? Walk, Meet at Barnegat Trail, Barnegat Blvd. North, Barnegat for a 2-mile walk. 9:30 am-1:30 pm. The Conference at St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Barnegat of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul sponsors the event. Donation, $10; register at 609-698-7477 or www.svdpfriendsofthepoor.org. Horizons at Barnegat Garage Sale, West Bay Ave., Barnegat. Participating homes display an American ďŹ&#x201A;ag on their mailbox post. 9 am-3 pm. Rain date, Sept. 30. Manhattan Short Film Festival, LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies (609-494-1241 or www.lbifoundation.org) The festival is held in locations around the world. Donation, $7. 7 pm. Moonlight Walk, Historic Whitesbog Village, 12013 Whitesbog Rd., Browns Mills (609-893-4646) An experienced guide leads a 3-to-5-mile walk. Walkers should dress for the weather and bring water and ďŹ&#x201A;ashlights. Fee, $5. Reservation deadline, Sept. 28; leave name, phone number and number of people attending. Meet at general store, 7 pm. Inclement weather cancels. Operation Take Back NJ, Many local police departments are accepting unused, unwanted and expired medications for disposal. Call 800-822-9539 or visit www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov./drug_disposal/ takeback).

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 Residential Document Shredding Day, Long Beach Twp. Recycling Center, 7910 Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach (732-506-5047) The Ocean County Dept. of Solid Waste Management sponsors the program for safe disposal of documents. Each vehicle is limited to 6 boxes or bags of documents. 9 am-11 am. St. Francis Community Center 40th Anniversary Gala, Sea Shell Restaurant & Club, 10 South Atlantic Ave., Beach Haven (609-494-8861 or www.stfranciscenterlbi.org) The evening includes cocktails on the beach with hot and cold hors dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;oeuvres, a buffet with 4 dinner entrees and carving stations, DJ entertainment and more. 6-11 pm. Ticket, $150, available at the centerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s front desk. Tail Wagginâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Tutor, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609-698-3331) Beginning or struggling readers can take turns reading to a registered therapy dog. 3:30-4:30 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org.

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THURSDAYS, SEPTEMBER 27-OCTOBER 11 Toddler Storytime, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) The program is for ages 18-36 months with caregiver. 10:30-11 am or 11:30 am-noon. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org.

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 Adult Craft: Button Bracelets, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) 2 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Book Sale, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) 9 am-1 pm. CafĂŠ Book Featuring the Jersey Devil, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) Kids in grades 7-12 are invited to discuss their favorite books. 7 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Pieceful Shores Quilters Guild Meets, Mill Creek Community Center, 1199 Mill Creek Rd., Manahawkin. The program is stuffed bears. 7-9 pm. Guests and visiting quilters are always welcome. Call Elsa Chabala at 609-607-0991 or Mary Ann Bogaczyk at 609-597-4325.


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Spaghetti Dinner Benefit, Holiday Beach Club, Lighthouse Drive, Waretown. The event benefits Kim Reitsma for medical treatment and brain surgery. Donation, $10. 4-8 pm. Call Heather McMillan at 609-693-3186. SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 & 30 Arts & Sea Glass Festival, Things-A-Drift, 406 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom (609-361-1668) The festival includes local artists, sea glass jewelry, demonstrations, lectures, shard and fossil identification and more. 10 am-3 pm. Conch Shell Blowing Record Attempt, Sat. only. At least 300 adults are needed to break the current Guinness Book of World Records mark for the most conch shells blown at the same time. Conch shells are available for rental, or participants may bring their own. Registration and practice for conch blowing begins, 2:30 pm. record attempt, 4 pm. Chowderfest Weekend, Taylor Ave. ball field behind Bay Village, 9th St., Beach Haven (609-494-7211 or discoversouthernocean.com) Sat., Merchants Mart features live music, blowout bargains from local shops, outdoor food court and more. This is not the chowder contest! Admission, free. 10 am-4 pm. Sun., Chowder Cook-Off features competitors presenting their best recipes for red and white chowders, with unlimited tasting and live music all day. 11 am-4 pm. Admission: adult, $20; child, $10; VIP, $50, includes a Chowderfest T-shirt plus early admission, at 10 am. Ocean County Decoy & Gunning Show, Tip Seaman County Park & Tuckerton Seaport, Rte. 9, Tuckerton (609-971-3085) Contests, demonstrations, crafts and much more celebrate the Barnegat Bay tradition. Admission and parking, free. 7 am-5 pm, rain or shine. For free shuttle bus, park at Freedom Field County Park, Rte. 539, Little Egg Harbor. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 Meet Author Joy Zomerdyke, Popcorn Park, Humane Way, Forked River (609-693-1900 or ahspopcornparkshelter@comcast.net) Zomerdyke will sign copies of her book, Teddy B Is for Bear. 11 am-3 pm. Old Barnegat High School Reunion, Holiday Inn, 155 Rte. 72 East, Manahawkin. Former students and staff of the school, which closed in 1957, are invited. Call Jeanne Bonnell at 609-693-4562. MONDAY, OCTOBER 1 Book Discussion, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197)

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The subject is Just Take My Heart by Mary Higgins Clark. 2 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Golf Outing, Ocean County Golf Course at Atlantis, Country Club Blvd., Little Egg Harbor. The scrambleformat tournament is sponsored by St. Mary’s Parish. Shotgun start, 1 pm. Dinner follows at St. Mary’s Parish Center, 100 Bishop Lane, Manahawkin. Cost, $75. Call Richard Clune at 609-978-7199. Movie Night: “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” Tuckerton Branch Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave. (609-296-1470) The film is rated PG-13. 6 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Pine Shores Art Assn. Meeting, Pine Shores Art Assn., 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin (609-597-3557) Pat Morgan gives a watercolor demonstration. All are welcome. 7:30 pm. MONDAY-FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1-5 Raku Workshop, LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies (609494-1241 or www.lbifoundation.org) Fees: member, $350; nonmember, $450. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2 “Quit Moosing Around” Story & Craft, Tuckerton Branch Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave. (609296-1470) The activity is for ages 2-8. 11:30 am. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. TUESDAYS, OCTOBER 2-23 Watercolor Classes with Carol Freas, Pine Shores Art Assn., 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin (609-2948264 or www.pineshoresartassociation.org) Fees: member, $50; nonmember, $75. 9:30 am-12:30 pm. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3 Book Discussion, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-5973381) The selection is Fires in the Dark by Louise Doughty. 7 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Brain Games, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-5973381) The games are designed to stimulate different areas of the brain. 1-2:30 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Movie: “Dark Shadows,” Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609294-1197) The film is rated PG-13. 1:30 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. “Scaredy Squirrel” Puppet Show, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) 10:30 am. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. WEDNESDAYS, OCTOBER 3-31 Health Ease “Move Today” Exercise Program, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main

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ucky’s Bed & Biscuit is holding its Four-Year Anniversary Adoption Event on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the facility at 508 East Bay Ave. in Manahawkin. Several animal rescue organizations, shelters, veterinarians and businesses will be there under the big tent with activities and contests for pets and for animal lovers. Homeless dogs, puppies, cats and kittens will be available that day for adoption from Friends of the Southern Ocean County Animal Shelter, Homeless Paws and One By One Cat Rescue. All sorts of pet-friendly events will go on, with the day raising money for local and nonprofit animal rescues and shelters. Local photographer Michael Bagley will take photos of pets, asking that the owners make a donation to the Friends of the Southern Ocean County Animal Shelter. Lucky’s will offer “give-aways,” “doggy bags” and contest prizes. Hamburgers and hot dogs served by Lucky’s will be sold with all proceeds to be donated to Popcorn Park Zoo in Lacey Township. Donations of nonperishable pet foods are welcome. All of the pet food donations will go directly to the pet food banks of local, nonSt., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) The non-aerobic activity is for ages 60 and older. 3 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4 Friends’ Adventures: Author-Professor-Humorist Leo Lieberman, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-5973381) 10:30 am. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Harry Marti Memorial Golf Classic, Ocean Acres Country Club, 925 Buccaneer Lane, Manahawkin. The event is sponsored by the High Point Volunteer Co. in Harvey Cedars. Shotgun start, noon. For information and registration, call Rob at 609-276-9182 or 609-494-9169. String of Purls, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-5973381) Beginning knitters and crocheters are invited, and others may bring their projects to work on. The

profit animal shelters and rescues. Bringing a pet food bank donation earns the donor a ticket for the “give-aways” at the event. Lucky’s Bed & Biscuit is a five-acre retreat whose 16,000-square-foot facility is open seven days a week, 365 days a year. It’s described as a “Doggy B&B” that has 76 dog suites, 25 cat suites, an exotic room, an indoor salt water swimming pool for dogs, and indoor play areas. Beyond that, the facility boasts a full grooming salon and spa, and it even has a boutique full of American-made foods, toys, treats, a bakery and more. Lucky’s also offers pickup and drop-off Bark & Ride Shuttle Service for all guests, including the Day Spa Grooming guests and the Daycare guests. For more information on Lucky’s Bed & Biscuit’s Four Year Anniversary Adoption Event, call Leslie Lorah, owner/president, or Gigi Heald, event planner, at 609-597-9009 or e-mail info@LuckysBB.com. —M.S. group is designed for ages 10 to adult. Knitters should bring size 10 needles, crocheters an “I” crochet hook; both should bring 4-ply worsted yarn. 1-3 pm. Teen Advisory Board Meets, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) Kids ages 12-18 help advise the library on programs and book acquisitions. This earns community service hours. New members are always welcome. 7 pm. Teen Advisory Board Meets, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) Teens in grades 7-12 discuss ideas and plan programs for teens. 6 pm. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5 Bunco for Breast Cancer, Barnegat Twp. Firehouse, 11 Birdsall St.. Donations: advance, $10, partners $20; at the door, $15, partners $30. Doors open, 7 pm; game starts, 8 pm. Call Donna at 609-618-7530 or Nicole at 609-618-2524.

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Movie & Discussion: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Before Night Falls,â&#x20AC;? Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) The ďŹ lm is rated R. Noon. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Psychic Fair, Ocean Acres Community Center, 489 Nautilus Drive, Manahawkin. The Ocean Acres Civic Assn. hosts the event. The readers are Kasandra, Harold and Carol. Astrologer Sheri needs time and date of birth for anyone wanting a reading. Donation for 15-minute reading, for entertainment only, $20. 6-10 pm. For appointment, call Fran Moffett at 609-6601094; walk-ins are welcome. FRIDAYS, OCTOBER 5 & 12 Preschool Storytime, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-5973381) The program is for ages 3-5 with caregiver. 10:30 am. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6 75th Anniversary Celebration, St. Stephenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Episcopal Church, 367 Rte. 9, Waretown (609-698-8561) Dinner is followed by entertainment and a quilt drawing. 5 pm. Christmas Bazaar, Zion Lutheran Church, 18th St. & Central Ave., Barnegat Light (609-494-2890 or www. zionlbi.com) Holiday items, crafts, collectibles and much more are offered. Lunch is available, and there is a rafďŹ&#x201A;e drawing. 9 am-1 pm. Country Fair, Division St. & Railroad Ave., Eagleswood. Pie eating and cranberry mufďŹ n baking contests, pony rides, live bands, classic cars and trucks and more are planned. 10 am-4 pm. Rain date, Oct. 7. For vendor and general information, call Sherry at 609-296-5467, ext. 15. Crafters may call Karen at 609-296-0993. Vendor table, $15; 10-foot by 10-foot space, $20. Genealogy Club of Little Egg Harbor Library Open to the Public, Senior Citizen Center, 641 Radio Rd., Little Egg Harbor (609-296-7748 or www. gcleh.org) The clubâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s collection includes books and magazines on family research in the United States and abroad. Assistance in starting a family tree is also available. All are welcome, whether beginners or advanced. 1st Sat. of each month, 10 am-2 pm. Gift Auction, Parkertown Firehouse, 830 Railroad Ave. (www.gabt.com) The event beneďŹ ts â&#x20AC;&#x153;Neighbors Helping Neighbors.â&#x20AC;? Admission, $5, includes 1 ticket sheet. Donations of nonperishable food are requested for the food pantry. Doors open, 3 pm; auction begins, 5 pm. Grand Re-opening, Ocean County Historical Society, 26 Hadley Ave., Toms River (732-341-1880) Admission, free. 1-4 pm. Indoor Flea Market, St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Parish Center, 100 Bishop Lane off McKinley Ave., Manahawkin. Fifty vendors are expected. Admission, free. 9 am-2 pm. Call Kristen at 609-709-9763. Introductory Chess, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609294-1197) Children 7 and older as well as any interested adults, siblings and caregivers are welcome. Chess players with any experience are invited to help. 1st Sat. of each month, 11 am-1 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Residential Document Shredding Day, Ocean County Southern Recycling Center, 379 Haywood Red., Manahawkin (732-506-5047) The Ocean County Dept. of Solid Waste Management sponsors the program for safe disposal of documents. Each vehicle is limited to 6 boxes or bags of documents. 9 am-1 pm. Roast Beef Dinner, High Point Firehouse, West 80th St., Harvey Cedars. The menu includes potatoes, veg-

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4 Our Gang Players Holds Registration for Grades 1-4 for “Music Man Jr.,” Donahue School, Bengal Blvd., Barnegat (609-597-0553 or www.ourgang.org) Any child who has been in shows before but is not yet in 1st grade also may register. All will be given roles in the show, which will be presented Jan. 11-13. Registration fee, $60. 6-8 pm.

Bluegrass & Pinelands Music, Albert Music Hall, 131 Wells Mills Rd. (Rte. 532), Waretown (609-9711593 or www.alberthall.org) Every Sat.; doors open, 6:30 pm. THURSDAYS, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 27 Gazebo Park Concerts, Rte. 9 & East Bay Ave., Barnegat (609-698-0080, ext. 122) 7-9 pm, weather permitting. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 Opera: Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” Act 3, Island Branch Ocean County Library, 217 South Central Ave., Surf City (609494-2480) Jim Conroy presents the program. 10:30 am. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 The Music of the Night: the Phantom Unmasked, Ocean County College, Arts & Community Center, College Drive, Toms River (732-255-0500, TTY 732255-0424 or tickets.ocean.edu) Chris Groenendaal, who has appeared on Broadway as the Phantom, sings songs from “The Phantom of the Opera” and many other shows. Tickets: adult, $25; senior, $15; student, $10. Use parking lot #2. 8 pm. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 Garden State Philharmonic Holds Auditions for Student Musician Program, Toms River Intermediate School East, Hooper Ave., Toms River (732255-0460 or gspyouth@gardenstatephilharmonic. org) A limited number of need-based scholarships are available for those who cannot meet the required membership fee. 6 pm. For application and audition guidelines, visit www.gardenstatephilharmonic.org after Sept. 18. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band, Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach aves., Beach Haven (609492-9477 or www.surflight.org) See website for ticket prices. 8 pm.

Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill, 205 Rte. 72 East, Manahawkin (609-978-0700) Wed., acoustic music, 9 pm. Bayberry Inn, 13th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom (609-494-8848) Fri., Joey D’s Doo Wop Party, 7 pm; Sat., Rockin’ Renee, 7:30 pm; Tues., Jammin Janice; Thurs.- Sat., Mon. & Wed., George Abbot. Buckalew’s Tavern & Restaurant, Bay Ave. & Centre St., Beach Haven (609-492-1065, www.buckalews. com) Fri., Chris Gustelli; Sat., Dan Barone. Callahan’s, 16th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Surf City (609-494-5776) Sat., Shay Mac, 7 pm. Calloways Restaurant, 597 Rte. 9, Eagleswood (609978-0220) Fri., Chris Fritz, 5-8 pm; Love Light, 9 pm; Sat., Mushmouth, 9 pm; Sun., country music and line dancing; Tues., Ted Hammock & Jason Booth; Wed., karaoke. daddy O, 4401 Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach (609494-1300) Thurs., Brian Parr, 6-9 pm. Doyle’s Pour House – Tuckerton, 210 West Main St. (Rte. 9) (609-296-3373) Sat., Matt Fisher. Dutchman’s Brauhaus, Cedar Bonnet Island (609494-8197) The Upstairs: Sat., Dean Shot Band, 9 pm. Bavarian Tavern: Fri., John Schuster, 6 pm; Sat., Tony Pileggi, 5 pm. The Gateway, 227 West Eighth St., Ship Bottom (609-494-2816) Fri. & Sat., Weird Owl karaoke, 8 pm. The Grapevine, 364 East Main St. (Rte. 9), Tuckerton (609-296-7799) Sat., Captain Bill. Joe Pop’s Shore Bar & Restaurant, 20th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom (609-494-0558) Fri., The Impulsives; Sat., Eagle Mania. Lighthouse Tavern, Rte. 9, Waretown (609-6933150) Thurs., Fred Conley, 8 pm-midnight; Fri., Stir Crazy, 9 pm; Sat., John & Jerry, bagpipers from County Cavan, Ireland; Sun., Tara from Ireland plus John & Jerry. Nardi’s Tavern, 11801 Long Beach Blvd., Haven Beach (609-492-9538) Thurs., pasta with Sinatra, 5 pm; Fri., the Elvis Show, 5 pm; Lima Bean Riot, 10 pm; Sat., Punch Bully 10 pm. Octopus’s Garden, 771 Rte. 9, Mayetta (609-5978828) Every Tues. & Wed., April.

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lthough it opened to serve adults with special needs in late July, the N.J. Institute of Disabilities will be holding a grand opening at its location at 311 South Main St. (Route 9) in Barnegat Township on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. It is one of 32 such facilities in the state affiliated with the institute, which until recently changing its name was known as the Cerebral Palsy Center of Middlesex County. Heather Snover, Barnegat facility manager, said the institute has 16 clients from Southern Ocean County and a staff of 10, which includes two nurses. “We also have staff members who work with clients who have behavorial issues,” she said. “Everything is closely supervised. But what is most important is that we work at improving various skills and helping them make the most of what they can do.” For example, she said the adults could be trained in computer skills or taught about how to have a bank account and write a check. The facility is open on weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. “We provide transportation to and from Sea Oaks Country Club, 99 Golf View Drive, Little Egg Harbor (609-296-2656 or www.seaoaksgolf.com) Sat., Steve Richter, 7:30 pm. Spray Beach Inn, 24th St. at the ocean, Spray Beach (609-492-1501) Sat., Dave Sodano, Sinatra by the Sea, 5-9 pm. Tuckerton Beach Grille, 1000 South Green St., Tuckerton (609-294-3600) Fri., Fred Conley; Sat., Mojo Manny. Note: Many places have DJs or other entertainment on unlisted nights.

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Join Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s n Saturday, Sept. 29, the Alzheimer’s Association holds its annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Little Silver Park in Point Pleasant Beach. Registration begins at 9 a.m.; the 3-mile walk steps off at 10. New to the event this year is a “Barnegat Believers” team from Home Instead Senior Care, located in Barnegat Township at 575 North Main St. in the Union Plaza. “We’re hoping our team can raise $2,500,” said Fran Pannella, the Barnegat facility’s community liaison and dementia educator. “The walk usually draws 2,000 people. I have participated in these walks in the past and am very excited about putting a team together from Home Instead. We can continue to raise funds into November.” Pannella noted that this year, Home Instead began an extensive training program, Alzheimer’s and Dementia CARE (Changing Aging Through Research and Education), for its home caregivers who serve Southern Ocean County. For example, one of the aspects of this 12-hour class is “Capturing Life’s Journey,” in which the caregiver can gather past stories and experiences to help him or her give comfort and customized care, all while honoring who the senior was earlier in life. “For some family members, they can feel

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very overwhelmed,” said Debra Lavin, Barnegat franchise owner and registered nurse. “We want them to know they are not alone and there is support for you and your loved one.” In addition, Home Instead offers a dementia caregiver support group that meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the Barnegat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 859 West Bay Ave. Meetings feature a light breakfast, guest speaker and discussion. “With this expanded focus on Alzheimer’s and dementia disorders, we certainly have to do what we can to give hope to future generations,” said Pannella. “We hope that staff, associates and family members can join us.” According to the Alzheimer’s Association web site, the walk is held in more than 600 communities nationwide. “The walk unites the entire community – family, friends, coworkers, social and religious groups and more – in a display of combined strength and dedication in the fight against this devastating disease,” the site said. “When you participate in the walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission-related initiatives of care, support and research.” For more information, call the local office of the Alzheimer’s Association at 732-8327818 or Home Instead at 609-607-1900. — Eric Englund

Forever Fit Mature Adult Fitness, (800-560-9990) Southern Ocean Medical Center’s Wellness Center sponsors the programs for healthy adults age 50 and older. Fee, $3.50 per class. Mill Creek Community Center, 1199 Mill Creek Rd., Manahawkin, Mon., Tues. & Fri., 8:30-9:30 am; Barnegat Community Center, West Bay Ave., Mon. & Fri., 7:45-8:45 am. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 357 Rte. 9, Waretown, Tues., 10:30-11:30 am, & Fri., 11 am-noon. Share Psychic & Intuitive Experience & Learning, Tudor Cottage, Little Egg Harbor. Participation is free; space is limited. Mon., 6-8 pm. Call Kathleen at 609-294-1013 or 609-709-9562 Bus Trips to Resorts International Casino, Leaves Great Bay Plaza, 200 Mathistown Rd., Little Egg Harbor. The Great Bay Woman’s Club hosts the trips. Cost, $20, includes $22 casino voucher. 1st Thurs. of each month, 9:30 am. To reserve, call Jean at 609-296-4028. Old Barney Amateur Radio Club, Ocean Acres Community Center, 498 Nautilus Drive, Manahawkin (www.obarc.org) 1st Tues. of each month. Amateur radio VE test session, 6:30 pm; meeting, 7:30 pm. Open Rec Night for Children, Little Egg Harbor Community Center, 319 West Calabreeze Way, Mystic Island (609-296-9700) There are table games, board games, 2 Wii systems and more. Fri., 6-8:30 pm, except holidays. Beach Haven Community Arts Program’s Commemorative Bricks, The bricks are placed in the paths at Veterans Bicentennial Park in Beach Haven. Contribution, $100. Call 609-492-2253. Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum, Leitz Blvd. & Wisteria Lane, Tuckerton (609-294-1547) The tworoom restored schoolhouse contains exhibits on the Tuckerton Railroad, the Tuckerton Wireless and more. Open Wed., 10 am-4 pm. Nashville Songwriters Assn. International Workshops, Pinelands Regional High School, Nugentown Rd., Little Egg Harbor (609-296-4881) Call Tommy Allen for information. 2nd Wed. of each month, 7-9 pm.

our place,” said Snover, who has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Georgian Court University. “Some of the people live in group homes, so they could be taught how to operate a microwave oven or how to set up lunch and to eat healthy foods. We also teach social skills and how to initiate contact.” Snover said the center keeps in close communication with families. “Sometimes we take our clients on outings, like a trip to the Barnegat Lighthouse,” she said. “We’ve also brought in therapy dogs. We like to have a variety of activities. Our place isn’t divided into classrooms; everything is done out in the open in one big room.” Venus Majeski, the institute’s director of development and community relations, said the grand opening will also include an open house. Light refreshments will be served. “Our philosophy has been to enhance the lives of special needs and maximize their abilities,” she said. “We want them to enjoy a dignfied day with us. We hope interested persons will stop by and give it a look.” — Eric Englund ericenglund@ thesandpaper.net

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ong Beach Island’s north end serves as a local site for the Conquer Chiari Walk Across America set for this Saturday, Sept. 22. Registration begins at 9 a.m. in the parking lot at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, and the walk starts at 10 a.m. Registration is also available online, at conquerchiari.org. Participation in the walk is free, but donations are welcome – $25 is suggested, with T-shirts for those who pledge this amount or more, on a first-come, first-served basis. Proceeds benefit research projects related to Arnold-Chiari malformation, a serious neurological disorder that affects 300,000 people in the United States. In 2011, as the web site conquerchiari.org notes, the event raised more than $405,000. This year’s goal is at least $450,000. According to Ann-Marie Hendrickson, southern New Jersey site organizer for the event, there are currently more than 5,000 individuals registered to walk at 55 sites in 34 states throughout the country. The route in Barnegat Light this year – the third year the municipality has played host to the Conquer Chiari event – takes place along the bay. No set distance or duration is required; participants are encouraged to walk as appropriate for their fitness level. As Hendrickson pointed out, DJ Bear will play music in the parking area for the duration of the event. There will also be a bake sale with donated items, and a “purple smoothie” table featuring blueberry-based smoothies made by volunteers. “Come on out and help us!” Hendrickson encourages residents and visitors to the area. For more information, contact Hendrickson at 609-384-1454 or chiaribeachcombersnj@comcast.net, or visit conquerchiari. org. —J.K.-H.

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all, football and fantastic food come together on Saturday, Sept. 22, as the Southern 33 Athletic Club, in conjunction with Beach Haven Moose Lodge #1575, hosts a 2012 Kickoff Clambake from 2 to 7 p.m. to mark the start of the Southern Regional High School football team’s season and to raise money for the program. According to Southern 33 President Mike Kaiser, attendees will be able to feast on clams, scallops, hamburgers, hot dogs, bratwurst and salads. Malts, wine and soda will also be available. The band Shorty Long and the Jersey Horns, a local favorite, will perform. Tickets for the event, held at the Beach Haven Moose Lodge at 120 Route 72 West in Manahawkin, are $35 for adults if purchased in advance, or $40 if purchased at the door. Children’s tickets are $15. All proceeds benefit the Rams football team. “The Southern 33 Athletic Club is very grateful to the Moose Lodge for their community output and their support of the Southern Regional football program,” Kaiser noted. Southern began its season earlier this month with two commanding shutout victories: 28-0 over Freehold Township and 19-0 at home against Toms River South. One day prior to the clambake, on Friday, Sept. 21, the Rams host conference rival Toms River North, then travel to Brick Township for another conference game on Sept. 28. For tickets to the clambake or more information, call 609-384-1511 or 609-312-9697. —J.K.-H.

howderfest Weekend is almost here – “Clam Chowder in Paradise” is the theme this year as a little bit of the Keys comes to the Taylor Avenue ball field behind Bay Village in Beach Haven Sept. 29 and 30. Plan for the big, end-of-summer party that starts with the Merchant’s Mart of bargains and entertainment on Saturday, and the 24th annual Chowder Cook-Off Classic on Sunday, both rain or shine. The Merchant’s Mart is a free event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. that brings end-of-season bargains, live music, costumed characters and food and beer available for purchase. Then on Sunday, come hungry for all the chowder you can taste with a ticket to the cook-off. As always, nearly 20 of the area’s best restaurants and catering companies will vie for your vote in the red (Manhattan) or the white (New England) categories. To keep Clamaritaville close by all year, visitors can shop for exclusive Chowderwear merchandise such as official Taster’s T-shirts and LBI Chowderfest bracelet beads. If you’re clever and crafty, enter the firstever Chowder Caddy Contest (see details online at chowderfest.com). ReClam the Bay will be selling their own version on site. Advance tickets for the Chowder Cookand literature are available to any LBI resident. Referrals for testing also provided. All calls, appointments and referrals are confidential. Bike Registration Program, To reduce the frequency of bicycle thefts and expedite the return of stolen bikes, the LBI police departments have started a free program. Everyone, including visitors, is encouraged to register their bikes. Call for registration information. Beach Haven, 492-0505; Harvey Cedars, 609-494-3036; Long Beach Twp. & Barnegat Light, 609-494-3322; Ship Bottom, 609-494-1518, and at Walters Bicycles during business hours; Surf City, 609-494-8121. Diabetes Support Group, SOMC Family Resource Center, Ocean Club, 700 South Rte. 9, Manahawkin (800-560-9990) Meets 1st Thurs. of each month, 2 pm. LBI Swing Dance Club, Singles or couples, beginner or expert, ballroom, country, latin and swing dancers are welcome to meet at whatever establishment has the most suitable band each week. Contact 609-4949742 (weekends) or jtitus@ erols.com (weekdays). Battered Person Hotline, (732-322-9092) Call for help for anyone in Ocean County of any age who is abused or battered. Down’s Syndrome Support Group, Pinelands Regional High School, Nugentown Rd., Little Egg Harbor (609-294-0605 or 609-296-3109) High Hopes Support Group meetings are for anyone wishing to learn about Down Syndrome. 1st Mon. of each month, 7 pm. Ocean County Historical Society Museum, 26 Hadley Ave., Toms River (732-341-1880) Guided tours, Tues. & Thurs., 1-3 pm; Sat., 10 am-4 pm. Research library open, Tues., Wed. & Thurs., 1-4 pm; Sat., 10 am-4 pm. Divorced Parents Group, Stafford Twp. Recreation Center, 385 Jennings Rd., Manahawkin. Meets 3rd Thurs. of each month, 7:30 pm. Call Robert at 609978-0812. Family Planning Program, 1173 Beacon Ave., Suite B, Manahawkin (609-597-6094) Family Planning offers complete gynecological examinations, birth control information and supplies, sexually transmitted infection screening and pregnancy testing services for women. Fees are based on a sliding scale. Rolling Thunder POW-MIA & Veterans Organization, Lanoka Harbor Firehouse, Rte. 9, Lanoka Harbor (609-971-3544, 609-242-0626 or 609-698-8509) 3rd Tues. of each month, 7:30 pm. Informal Band & Sing-along Sessions, Knights of Columbus Hall, Forked River. Sat., noon-4 pm, when hall is not rented. Any musician or singer interested in playing or singing easy Dixieland-style arrangements can write to Joe Derhay, c/o Knights of Columbus, 15 East Lacey Rd., Forked River, NJ 08731. Visiting Homecare Service, (609-597-7211 or 732244-5565) This nonprofit organization offers housekeeping and health care services to Ocean County residents during times of illness, frailty or stress. Well Baby Clinic, LBI Health Dept., 11601 Long Beach Blvd., Haven Beach (609-361-1000, ext. 250 or 609-492-1212) Children from birth through preschool age must be registered in order to attend this monthly program, which provides well-care screenings, immunizations, developmental assessment and pediatric management. Call for appointment.

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‘CLAM CHOWDER IN PARADISE’: This year’s Chowderfest Weekend spans Sept. 29 and 30, with a Merchants Mart on Saturday and the 24th annual Chowder Cook-Off Classic on Sunday. Off Classic Sept. 30 can be purchased online at chowderfest.com or from the office of the event sponsor, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce at 265 West Ninth Street, Ship Bottom. Tickets can also be bought at the gate on the day of the event.

Adult tickets are $20; children 12 and younger, $10. VIP tickets, good for early admission and including a T-shirt, are $50 each. Until then, follow Chowderfest on Facebook at The Official LBI Chowderfest Fan Page. —M.S.

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MAINLAND TO ISLAND: Local residents and visitors are invited to walk the 3-mile course over the Causeway this Saturday to raise money for Southern Regional, Stafford and LBI schools.

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he course is set for the third annual Community Bridge Walk on Sept. 22 over the Causeway from Mud City Crab House to the 10th Street boat ramp lot in Ship Bottom. Local residents, visitors, students, families and friends are invited to walk the three-mile course, which symbolizes the literal and symbolic connection between the Island and mainland communities. The walk benefits student enrichment programs at the Southern Regional, Stafford and LBI schools. Local PTA and special education groups facilitate the walk and members of Southern Regional High School’s Interact club serve as student volunteers. “Each year the crowd gets larger and the positive energy surrounding the event grows,” according to event co-planner Corinne Ruff. “Of the many fundraising events in our area for great causes, this cause, our students, is one of the greatest. Cultivating an educated, enlightened and compassionate student fosters the return path for a dedicated community member and in turn a great community.” The Interact Club, spearheaded by longtime Islander and board of education member Don Myers, was formed at the high school in 1989. The founding concept and vision was to encourage students to get more involved in the

Laurel Auxiliary, Tip Seaman County Park, Rte. 9 & Lakeview Drive, Tuckerton (609-296-4604 or 609296-5747) Comprised of all age groups, the auxiliary holds fund-raising and social events to support the Southern Ocean Medical Center Foundation. 1st Fri. of each month, 1 pm. Breast Cancer Support Group, SOMC Family Resource Center, Ocean Club, 700 South Rte. 9, Manahawkin (800-560-9990) The group is for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer, and their family members. Meets 2nd & 4th Tues. of each month, 7 pm.

community. Twenty-three years later, founding Interact members Corinne Ruff, Melanie Magaziner and Tracey Paulillo conceived the Bridge Walk. This year’s luau theme is enhanced by professional Polynesian dancers with the Hawaiian Luau Show performing on both sides of the Causeway. Stafford Township Police Officer Chris Fritz will sing the national anthem. KidZone cheerleaders will line the streets for the kickoff, and additional music is provided by MK Productions. The luau theme continues at the afterparty on the beach, sponsored by Surf Unlimited. Registration, distance and other course details are handled by South Jersey Running and Triathlon Co. The event is sponsored by the Causeway Family of Dealerships, the Van Dyk Group and Hager Advanced Vein Care. The walk takes about an hour. The total bridge distance is 2.1 miles. One lane of the Causeway is temporarily closed, but the bridge remains open to traffic. “Once you walk the Causeway, driving it never quite compares,” Ruff remarked. To register, visit southjerseymultisport. com/event/bridge-walk-2012. For more information, see walkthecauseway.com or call 609-309-WALK. —V.L. Barnegat Twp. Regular Republican Organization, Masonic Hall, East Bay Ave. Speakers and discussions are featured. New members are welcome. 3rd Tues. of each month, 7:30 pm. Call Jerry at 609-698-4322. Early Intervention, Suite 10, 102 East Bay Ave., Manahawkin (609-597-0023) This free program is for children from birth through age 3 who have slow development or developmental disabilities. Parents attend with children and work with trained professionals.


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LBI Towns Consider Tidal Valves to Help Manage Flooding Three Already Installed in Ship Bottom

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It’s a Trap! Greenheads Be Gone, Residents Say GOTCHA: A number of box-style greenhead fly traps are grouped togther near Barnegat Bay in the Holgate section of Long Beach Township. The traps have a cover screen with a plastic collector attached. The flies are attracted to the dark color, then fly into the collector, where they eventually die.

hen a water main broke this summer near West 26th Street in Ship Bottom, a CheckMate Inline Check Valve inside a pipe there helped to control the flooding – a less common instance of this device’s function in an area of Long Beach Island known to flood quickly and signif icantly during storms and astronomical high tides. “It was doing its job,” Ship Bottom Administrator Rich Bethea said of the valve, which he believes is a useful component in flood management on the Island, a place that recurrently sees residents up to their knees in water, and puts officials in the position of figuring out how to best minimize the

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he Stafford Township Arts Center’s new conservatory was buzzing with live workshops and performances of dance, music, visual arts and theater on Saturday afternoon during its free open house tour. “This is the big opening to bring all of this out into the community, which is really, really exciting,” said STAC manager and conservatory director Kelly Harris. “There are classes for people from 3 years old to seniors in every discipline of performing and visual arts, everything from photography to creative dance to violin and piano. So there’s pretty much something here for everybody. “It’s very much in cooperation with the local studios and local school programs, with the idea that these students would get an

Instructors Perform in Conservatory education that they can get into colleges with, like the Berklee College of Music and Juilliard. I actually even spoke with professors from Berklee, and I asked them what kinds of things students would need when they audition. So I got all that feedback and compiled it altogether to design these courses and then find the right teachers to teach them,” she added. “I hope to pass on my musical knowledge to the younger generation and put real musicians out into the world,” said vocal instructor Christina Skleros, 24, of Chatsworth, one of the conservatory’s 11 instructors. Gregory Foote, 7, from Manahawkin, showed up with his parents

Karen and Greg and his younger brother Andrew, 5, to look into piano lessons. “I like the piano because you get to make crazy music,” he exclaimed. Foote received a keyboard for his birthday and has always been musically inclined, according to his parents. They said he is always singing and can really carry a tune. He even whistles like a champ. “His favorite music comes from video games like the Mario Brothers and Star Wars,” said his mother. “He’ll download the music onto his iPod and let it play in the background when he plays with his toys. “He’s even picking up on some of his mom’s favorite

music like Pearl Jam,” she added with a laugh. Drama instructor Nicole Mayer, 24, of Barnegat said she wishes a similar local program existed a few years ago when she was in search of professional acting and modeling classes. “In 10th grade I went to John Casablanca’s (Modeling and Career Centers) in Pennsylvania every Saturday for six months, and that was a couple of thousand dollars for commercial acting lessons,” said Mayer. “I also did Barbizon (Modeling and Acting Center) in ninth grade. It was expensive. You got pictures and a few modeling lessons, but it’s still not affordable for parents who have kids who are interested in this stuff. Continued on Page 50

impact of rain and tidal flooding on a barrier island. “I think they have made a difference,” Frank Little, engineer for all the LBI municipalities, said of the valves in Ship Bottom. “I think they’re working pretty well,” near 26th Street as well as East Bay Terrace off 27th Street, and at the end of Central Avenue and 28th Street, where similar, but older model, Tideflex Check Valves were installed a number of years ago. Now, Little pointed out, Long Beach Township and Beach Haven are also considering installing check valves, which are, in simple terms, devices that allow fluid to flow through a pipe in only one direction; two openings in the body allow fluid to enter and fluid to leave. The CheckMate Inline Check Valve and the Tideflex Check Valve – both from the Red Valve Co., Inc.’s Tideflex Technologies division – have been used for years in coastal and inland municipalities to help with stormwater management. These “tidal valves,” as Asher Tingle, a local representative for Red Valve via A&E Associates, said the mechanisms have been called historically, are essentially “backflow preventers.” He added, calling on his 17 years of experience working on LBI and in nearby areas, “It’s difficult to get water off the Island in general” – an issue for any coastal community – but preventing backflow as much as possible means less saltwater on the roads. “The less water sitting there, the better off you’ll be” for purposes of safety, infrastructure durability, mobility and vehicle longevity. Tingle added, “When you get a big event” – severe nor’easters, hurricanes – “all bets are off,” but for a place such as LBI, where certain spots can flood on even the sunniest days, the valves are certainly a worthwhile investment. “They’re not a one-stop shop to fix it,” Bethea concurred, as there are so many natural factors with which to contend in regard to flooding on the Island, “but I think they’ve helped.” Recently, as Little explained, Long Beach Township asked Ocean County to look into a valve for the area near 81st Street and Long Beach Boulevard in Beach Haven Crest, notorious for flooding badly. Little said the municipality is also considering whether to install a valve on South Lagoon Drive in North Beach during an upcoming road project in that area. In addition, Beach Haven may install a CheckMate Inline Check Valve on Seventh Street, which Borough Manager Richard Crane says is one of the lowest, and therefore most floodprone, areas in that municipality. “It would be a trial,” he said. Continued on Page 50


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To the Editor: In the wake of the 9/11 anniversary, I would like to take a moment to thank all of our local volunteers. It takes special people to dedicate their time to helping others, sometimes risking their own lives for those in need. You volunteers are vital members of our community, and your dedication and hard work is appreciated. Whether you are a firefighter, EMT, worker in the food bank or a member of any other volunteer organization, your talents do not go unnoticed. Keep up the good work and know that you are making your community a better place. Ryan M. Short, councilman Tuckerton

Pioneering Effort To the Editor: In response to Pat Johnson’s article “Lt. Governor Brings Message: ‘Arts Mean Business’ at LBIF” (9/12), I want to acknowlege the efforts of Angela Andersen of Long Beach Township recycling for her efforts toward obtaining the “Our Town” grant in partnership with the Foundation. The granting of funds from the National Endowment of the Arts was secured in August for the cultural district planning project on Long Beach Island and will be administered by the LBI Foundation of the Arts and Science. The concepts for the grant were the focus of a League of Municipalities conference session in November 2011, “Partnering for Sustainable and Creative Communities,” which Angela attended. She brought back the ideas discussed there to initiate in our community. Angela approached Marianne Gellman, development director of the Foundation, about the context of the grant, and together they submitted a winning application. They are to be commended. The grant is a pioneering effort between the Foundation and Long Beach Township. This is a tremendous project for the Island, and it is important to emphasize the depth of effort and vision that Long Beach Township brought and will bring to the process. The township will continue to provide leadership to guide the success of the grant project and encourages other towns to support the planning process and work toward local cultural and economic development for the Island community. Joe Mancini, mayor Long Beach Township

No Dog Park To the Editor: Although Lynne MacKnight’s story is very touching, it is also very revealing of how many dog owners act on LBI. Dogs are allowed on the beach in the off-season, but the leash laws are in effect all year. How does Lynne know which people on the beach want her strange, wet dog running up to them and which do not? Why can’t I walk on the beach in the off-season without being charged at by someone’s “own dear canine”? Please, dog owners, obey the leash laws. The beach is not a dog park. Steven Bucci Harvey Cedars

BY MARION DURNING enjoy going out to restaurants for dinner. I get to sample dishes I would never make at home, because (A) they are too cumbersome of a chore, and (B) my family wouldn’t touch them with a 10-foot pole. As I may have mentioned before, I live with carnivores. Beef, potatoes and very small servings of vegetables, thank you very much. Oh, and by the way, the vegetable choices are limited to corn, iceberg lettuce and Green Giant peas in butter sauce. Tomatoes also make a brief appearance, but only on BLTs and only during Jersey tomato season. I have noticed some curious goings-on in menu descriptions. Apparently some restaurants feel the need to “fancify” their offerings, thereby leaving the dining patron confused and slightly intimidated. Paté du maison with house-prepared cornichons, plateau fruit de mer with a side of freshly made remoulade sauce, and prime beef carpaccio drizzled with truffle oil were a few of the appetizer selections the other evening. Huh? Let me translate that for ya. The first appetizer is nothing more than upscale liverwurst with chopped pickles on top. The plateau fruit de mer is a fancy appellation for chilled seafood, such as shrimp and clams, served with a side of tartar sauce. Finally, the carpaccio is thin, shaved pieces of raw meat with an olive oil that cohabited with a mushroom for a while. Puts a different spin on things. Leaving the appetizer round, let’s head to the entrees prepared especially for you by our world-renowned chef, Robespierre. Tonight’s inspired creations are chateaubriand prepared with a layer of duxelles, finished in a beurre rouge sauce, a cassoulet containing duck confit, durade en croute de sel, and poussin under brick with a sweet tart gastrique. With these names, you know it’s a la carte, so tonight’s sides are pureed pommes de terre topped with basil-infused oil, pommes frites, haricot verts with a beurre blanc sauce, sauteed polenta squares and homemade orecchiette gratin. Translation? Big, tender steak with chopped mushrooms, in a red wine and butter sauce, old duck stew, fish baked in a salt crust, and flattened chicken with sweet and sour sauce. Your Continued on Page 12

Canine Reality To the Editor: As I believe that our beaches were still closed to dogs, particularly free-roaming ones, last week, Lynne MacKnight (“Tails Wagging: Beaches Are Going to the Dogs,” 9/12) has essentially self-confessed to a crime, and hopefully the authorities will move forcefully and promptly. Her idealized version of her dog’s behavior is a far cry from the reality of the typical

thoughtless and disgusting dog owner. J.A. Brean Rockledge, Pa. Editor’s Note: Last week’s SpeakEasy on letting dogs back on the beach was meant to be timed with the mid-September and Oct. 1 reopening dates. The SandPaper jumped the gun and published the piece a little too early. As far as letting dogs on the beach at all in the off-season, that’s a matter of opinion and a bone to pick with municipal leaders. Continued on Page 10

Three Cheers for Much-Needed Fed Action By JOHN M. IMPERIALE absolutely cannot wait for this presidential election to be over – and I love politics! Here’s the problem: There is so much that needs to be done, and to be done now. We should not be waiting months, or even days, to deal with the coming sequestration – the $1 trillion in automatic cuts to defense and domestic spending that everyone agrees will hurt both our defense and our domestic economy. We should not wait to finally enact a jobs bill, be it the one the president has offered or a compromise bill that the Republicans could live with. We should not wait for an education bill or more infrastructure spending, which would not only rebuild our bridges and roads but also stimulate the economy. And we should not be afraid of the word “stimulus”; we should do some more of it because everyone except those on the far right admit that the stimulus in 2008 worked. The only disagreement is how well it worked, meaning that perhaps

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it should have been bigger. At any rate, we should not be waiting to decide. And we should not wait to deal with taxes. We should not be waiting for any of this. But we are. That is politics. Ben Bernanke, however, has a job to do, and his hands are not tied by political beliefs or political timetables. The chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is driven by a dual mandate: control inflation and maximize employment. Nothing about politics in that. Two objectives. That’s it. Balancing them may be hard at times, and some may disagree with the Fed having those two mandates, but it does. And nowhere in its charter, or in Mr. Bernanke’s job description, does it say to play politics. So, here we are, less than two months away from the November election, with inflation in check but employment still recovering too slowly (albeit recovering), and so Chairman Bernanke acted. In other words, he did his job. The Fed announced the third round of quantitative easing (QE3) in order to boost the

economy. Naturally, many Republicans assailed the chairman, not for what the Fed did, but for doing it 53 days before the presidential election. You see, if Mr. Bernanke is right and the economy picks up, that may look good for the president. So I guess some politicians, such as New Jersey’s own Republican Congressman Scott Garrett, see this as political manipulation. Rep. Garrett questioned the independence of the Fed in acting when it did since we are in an election year. He would, I assume, prefer that the economy not improve just yet. We should wait, I guess. Perhaps all federal agencies should stop doing their jobs for a few months, lest they do something to improve the country before the election. That would not be fair. All Obama appointees should just stop! No more trying to make things better just to make your boss look good. Arne Duncan: Stop worrying about our educational system for a few months, please. Lisa Jackson: Stay Continued on Page 8


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To the Editor: Sorry, but I simply can’t let the harmful information fed to and by people like Gary Lowen (“GOP for Inequity” 9/12) go unanswered. The future of our country as a democracy is too important. Lowen obviously has bought into the “progressive,” social-justice thinking espoused by President Barack Obama and his band of reformers, who want to “fundamentally change” the United States. What Lowen doesn’t understand is what these people – the Democrats – really are doing is buying votes with taxpayer money. Your money, yes, if you are working and earning above $50,000. But my money, too, and quite frankly, I’ve already paid for my home, my children’s college educations, my health insurance and my healthcare needs, including the child-bearing years. I don’t want to pay for others’. I’m sure Lowen’s children are very nice, and hopefully, their college educations weren’t in some liberal incubator that spawns intellectuals who hate our nation and a free society. Still, when a child remains on a parent’s healthcare plan up to age 26, other premium payers pick up the tab. Nothing is free, despite what Sandra Fluke tries to convince women about birth control. Someone, somewhere is picking up the tab. And in Obama’s case, he wants to force payments for contraceptives and abortion on religious communities. This is just one example of many where he has circumvented our system of government and our Constitution just to get his way.

Continued from Page 6 home until mid-November, the environment be damned. Leon Panetta: The Department of Defense should rest for a while. How about everyone in Homeland Security doing nothing for a few months? That’s what Congress has planned for itself. And you, Chairman Bernanke, you must be the worst of all. After all, the economy is the big issue this year, and there you go trying to improve things. The Fed’s latest actions are widely expected to drive interest rates even farther down, which will spur business investment, increase home values and give a jolt to the stock market. The Federal Reserve’s “normal” way of jumpstarting the economy would be to “ease” the money supply by cutting its own interest rate. But with the Fed rate already at virtually zero percent, no more cutting is possible. So the only way to ease more money into the economy is by direct investment (which can be “quantified,” as opposed to rate cuts that ease the money supply without specifying a dollar amount.) In QE3, the Fed will buy $40 billion a month in mortgage-backed securities. QE2 in 2010 consisted of the Fed buying $600 billion in treasury bonds. The initial quantitative easing program in 2008 involved $2.1 trillion in mortgage-backed securities and treasury bonds. That is a whole lot of Fed action! But then again, the Fed, led by Chairman Bernanke, has a job to do, and it is doing it. The downside, and the only reasonable objection to Bernanke’s approach, is the risk of inflation. But with the economy recovering more slowly than anyone would like, employment growing, but growing too slowly, and inflation not a problem, the chairman is exactly right. Doing nothing would be a dereliction of

As for buying into the rich not paying enough: The loopholes are legal; the Democrats aren’t telling you that they use them, too. Just ask Nancy Pelosi and her husband, John Kerry and his wife. (The Dems also are not telling you that while they love Obamacare for you and me, they want no part of it for their families.) The GOP platform calls for elimination of loopholes. Another point on the 15 percent tax rate on investments: That’s over and above the rate investors paid when they earned the money – earned as in worked for it. Should our country kill the incentive to succeed and redistribute the wealth, let’s see what companies and investors do. A sneak preview is now being shown in France, where the wealthiest are leaving for Belgium because of the new socialist president’s call for a 70 percent tax rate. There will be a loss of jobs for the Lowen children and millions of others. Right now, many companies already are afraid to hire, fearing the consequences of Obamacare. All they know now is that it’s not good. No matter what Obama says, his plan is designed so employers will drop coverage and force people onto the national plan. Ta-da: national health care. Control. Power. I urge everyone to read anything and everything they can on Barack Obama’s background. Note the people with whom he associated, whose philosophies he applauded, embraced. This man truly wants to change our nation, and in a second term, he will be especially dangerous. He must be defeated. We are fortunate to have a man with the intelligence and integrity of Mitt Romney who can lead, truly lead our country back to a position of prosperity, strength and honor. Ann Powers Stafford Township duty. Quantitative easing has been used by central banks all over the world to spur economic growth. Yes, it is considered an “unconventional” tool, but these are unconventional times. We should applaud Ben Bernanke for not just sitting back and doing nothing. If his actions help the economy (his goal) and also help the president, well, the president’s opponents are just going to have to live with that. If an Obama appointee does his or her job and the result is good for America, that seems like fair play to me. Either way, I want people in responsible positions to act responsibly. I imagine that when George W. Bush first appointed Mr. Bernanke to the Fed chairmanship in 2006, he felt that his pick would always do what he thought was right. Barack Obama re-appointed Bernanke in 2010 with the same belief. It would have been easy for Bernanke to wait until after the election to take action. He would have avoided some criticism, for sure. But perhaps a man who spent more than 20 years in New Jersey, teaching at Princeton, learned that a person can be tough enough to do the job at hand without worrying about what others might say. There are many things to complain about these days; an ineffective Congress, renewed strife in the Middle East, endless political ads, money in politics, the cost of gas, storms, drought. The list goes on; add what you will. No one, though, should complain that we have someone in Washington actually doing his job. Y John M. Imperiale lives in Harvey Cedars.

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To the Editor: On Saturday, Sept. 15 the NJ Maritime Museum held its fourth annual fundraiser. With its theme of the 50th anniversary of the 1962 nor’easter, it was a rousing success. More than 350 people attended. Music was provided by DJ Mike Thompson and his Party Crashers. The pig roast, pulled pork and salads were provided by Okie’s Butcher Shop, meatballs by Kate and Ally’s Catering, sausage by Simply Grazin’ Organic Farms, clams by Steve Baugh, and desserts by Crust and Crumb Bakery and Rita's Water Ice. A special thanks goes out to Al Menegus from Buckalew’s, Ken Egan and JJ at Kubel’s Too, and Ken Goodfellow from Gallo Wine. If we had enough space here we would personally thank the more than 140 local businesses whose donations made our silent and Chinese auctions absolutely phenomenal. Individual letters of thanks will be sent to all. We also want to acknowledge all of our volunteers who worked so tirelessly to make

this event happen. Last but not least, we want all of the attendees to know how much we truly appreciate their continued support and generosity. Jim Vogel Board of Trustees NJ Maritime Museum Beach Haven

Democrat at Heart To the Editor: When a woman becomes president of the United States, she will be a Democrat. The same will be said for a president who is Latino or Native American or gay. I know this because, while it is the Republican Party that gives us women of the caliber of Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann – not very often of the caliber of Margaret Chase Smith and Sandra Day O’Connor – it is the Democratic Party that regularly gives us women of the caliber of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Shirley Chisholm. It is the Democratic Party that recognizes, has confidence in, promotes and celebrates the diversity that is the strength of the United States of America. Long ago, when I was an eighth-grader in Indiana, I wrote an English-class essay addressed as a “Letter to Uncle Sam.” In it, I praised then-President Dwight Eisenhower for the character, purpose and wisdom I believed he brought to a country still recovering from a massive “hot” war, involved in another-butsmaller one and confronted with a “cold” one. My teacher sent my essay to the president, and his press secretary responded with a letter that read in part, “Never has the President enjoyed a letter as much as he did yours,” and Continued on Page 12

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HAPPY HOUR - AT THE BAR 1/2 Shells, Steamers, Wings $6 Doz. Bud & Coor’s Lite $3 Pint. Guinness & Harp $4 Pint Imported Bottle of the Day $3 Deb’s Martini of the Day $4

16 oz. Slow Roasted Prime Rib $

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or Salad (Not included with Early Bird Offer)

Early Bird Extravaganza ~ 4-6pm All entrées include soup of the day and salad, glass of house wine or soft drink, coffee & dessert AT NO ADDITIONAL COST...

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SHAY MAC SATURDAY - 7PM A wide selection of Irish and American tunes!

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Op every night Open i ht tthis hi week. k Announcing our new Fall Schedule: Open Thursday thru Sunday for Dinner, Sunday for Brunch & Dinner Make Reservations On-line @ gableslbi.com 212 Centre Street, Beach Haven H 1-888-lbi-gables H 609-492-3553

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Fall Furniture Sale

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EVERY BOARD IN SHOP ON SALE Long Beach Island Historical Association Invites All Members and Friends to

Beautiful Fall Season Dinner Monday, 9/24 • 6:00pm Howard’s Restaurant 33rd Street, Beach Haven Gardens, LBI

Delicious all-inclusive 5 Course Menu Wine • Dessert • Choice of 4 Entrees: Crab Imperial, Crab Cakes, Broiled Flounder, Steak

Tariff, including gratuity: $40 RESERVATIONS NECESSARY! Call (609) 492-2483 by 9/22. Tickets may be picked up at the door.

Come to Enjoy Delicious Food and Great Conviviality! Proceeds towards maintenance of this historic building

Continued from Page 10 he sent an autographed picture of Eisenhower at his desk in the Oval Office. Those treasures thrilled an eighth-grader’s heart, as did the experience a few years ago of visiting the Eisenhower Library, standing by his grave, reading his words of wisdom enshrined on the walls. It was when I was in college, however, that I knew I “am,” not “became,” a Democrat. I am because it is the Democratic Party whose philosophy, principles, policies and programs most match my own. It is the party that values and seeks to protect the working people; the average, special and extraordinary people; the people who need and seek to better their lives through educational institutions; the people who worship in a variety of ways; the people who commit their lives to public service in military and civil paths; the immigrants, except for Native Americans, we all are; the downtrodden, despised and discriminated against because of their national origin, race or skin color, religion or other creed, ethnicity, gender and/or sexual orientation. So, again this year, I will vote for President Barack Obama. Although I believe in a vigorous, healthy, two-party system, I am confident it is Democrats who will continue to lead us to a better life, better because they seek to preserve, protect and defend those values of inclusiveness and diversity that have made this country great. Karen L. Bosley Long Beach Township

Buy a Ticket To the Editor: The high regard for Israeli intelligence is overrated. If Prime Minister Netanyahu really wants to meet with President Obama during an election period, the Israel intel should know the president has a tight, rigid schedule. The prime minister should either buy a ticket for a fundraiser or take up golf. William H. Rickards Ship Bottom

Labor of Love To the Editor: Another bake sale at the Long Beach Island Museum has come and gone. We are proud of all who created such delicious and elaborate desserts. These sales enable our organization to help with the financial upkeep of our old building. The bakers, buyers and those who donate money and other goods are our lifeline for success. Plastic containers are donated from Harvey Restrick and Jack Lampman of Package Materials Corp. – thanks again. The donation of fudge from John Maschal also is much appreciated. Bottles of water are donated by a very generous lady. The ice is also a contribution from another organization. One member always writes a check because she does not bake. Our busy committee works in the museum

Coastal Consignment & Salvage Co. “An LBI Experience”

We’re Celebrating Our 9th Year 511 N. Bay Ave., Beach Haven

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kitchen the day prior to each sale and another group is on the porch selling at 8 a.m. on the day of the event. These people and many more help create our bake sales and make them profitable and fun. It is a labor of love. Thanks to everyone involved. Rosemary Stabile, chairperson Reva Kapur, chairperson LBI Historical Assn. bake sales

Wisdom Undiscovered If confidence was in a pill We would O.D. on it at will But it takes time to earn the right To accept what is – and not to fight “What is the limit we can go?” That is something only we can know There are those people who will test us There are so many things to learn And limited time to confirm If we can find the good things to compare That would keep the bad things to be rare But if we can wear an irrepressible smile We will be the ones who appreciate His blessings in a pile. Dolores Martin North Beach

Letters Welcome The SandPaper welcomes letters to the editor. They should include the writer’s full name, address and telephone number. Full addresses and phone numbers are for confirmation purposes only. Letter writers can reach us at 1816 Long Beach Blvd., Surf City, N.J. 08008 or letters@thesandpaper.net.

Continued from Page 6 sides are mashed potatoes, French fries, green beans with a butter sauce, grits made into fried squares and good old mac and cheese. I always save room for dessert, and the names of these sweet treats are awe-inspiring as well: cherries clafoutis, chocolat semifreddo and German torte with ganache topping. Give up? They are simply cherry cobbler, half-melted chocolate ice cream and chocolate cake with chocolate icing. They seem to taste better when they are using their aliases, or maybe they just taste better because someone else makes them for you. Realistically, there are only so many ways you can prepare food. You cook it, you sauce it and – my favorite part – you eat it! A meal by any other name would taste as good. Well, I must run and prepare lunch for my children. Today’s menu consists of trimmed brioche with a slathering of concord fresh harvest preserves and ground nut paste, with a side of pomme crisps, or, as others might call it, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, crusts removed, with a bag of chips. Happy dining! Y Marion Durning summers in Beach Haven Crest.

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS BOROUGH OF BEACH HAVEN The Water Department will conduct its annual flushing of the water distribution system from October 1st thru October 6th. Lower water pressure and temporary discoloration may be experienced during this procedure.


Sixteen years in Surf City...A lifetime on Long Beach Island

STARTERS

(cocktail, tartar, chipotle aioli, sweet chili, texas petal, or gull sauce)

Hush Puppies sweet onion batter, one dozen ...................$4.95 Crunchy Crab Bites seven rich bite-size crab cake rounds ........................................................................ $9.50 Clam Strips dusted with cornmeal .................................. $7.95 Beer Battered Onion Rings with texas petal..................................$10.95 Mozzarella Sticks six sticks with our homemade sweet, garlicky marinara ....................................................... $6.50 Calamari lightly dusted and fried .................................... $9.95 Chicken Tenders bbq or honey mustard ......................... $6.95 Fried Cheeseburger Ravioli classic American flavor with a twist............................................................................ $6.95 Mac & Cheese Bites crunchy comfort food ..................... $6.95

SHELLS

Corona Battered Cod the new Fish & Chips! ....................... $14.95

Grilled or Blackened: Sword, Salmon, Tuna, Catch of the Day ................................................................................. MP

LOBSTER & HOUSE SPECIALTIES Lobster Twin the original! Two 1 1/4-lb. firm, sweet Maine lobsters steamed, cracked, and served with drawn butter........................................................................ $31.95 Surf & Turf two 6oz. tails with 8oz. filet mignon .............. $35.95 French Fried Lobster two 6oz. tails split and breaded just before frying ............................................................. $29.95 Steamed Lobster Tails two 6oz. tails simply steamed..................................................................... $29.95 Lobster per pound......................................................M.P.

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½ of a Roasted or BBQ Chicken if you’re just not feelin’ Shrimp Cocktail six sweet large shrimp, served on ice with fishy.......................................................................... $12.95 lemon and cocktail sauce .............................................. 6.95 Honey-Dipped Fried Chicken .............................................. $13.95 Clams on the Half-Shell six local topnecks with cocktail sauce and lemon 6…$5.95 12 ............................................ $9.95 Looch’s Chicken Tenders 5 large tasty tenders ................... $13.95 Baby Back Ribs one full rack of sweet ribs ........................ $21.00 Shrimp in the ‘Ruff one lb. sweet, steamed and chilled u-peel shrimp with cocktail and lemon ..................... $16.95 12oz. Rastelli New York Strip Steak ................................ $22.95 8oz. Rastelli Grilled Filet Mignon................................... $23.95 Clams Casino freshly chopped peppers, onion & mozzarella cheese ......................................................................... $9.95 PASTA FAVORITES Mussels white wine and garlic or marinara ..................... $9.95 (Served over penne or linguini) Littlenecks one dozen small local clams, plain or ALFREDO shrimp or scallops…19.95 chicken.................. $15.95 garlic........................................................................... $8.95 MARINARA shrimp or scallops…$19.95, mussels ............ $16.95 Steamed Ipswich Clams yes, these are the clams with the SCAMPI shrimp or scallops ............................................... $19.95 “tails” ......................................................................... $9.95 RED or WHITE clam sauce ................................................ $15.95

SOUP

New England white and creamy cup…$4.00 pint…$7.50 quart…$12.95 CRAB TOSS jumbo lump crab in garlic basil cream sauce......................................................................... $21.95 Manhattan red and robust .....................cup…$3.50 pin PARMIGIANA Flounder, shrimp, or scallop ...................... $19.95 t…$6.95 quart…$11.95 Spaghetti & Meatballs ........................................................ $11.95 Lobster Bisque smooth and rich .....................cup…$5.00 pin SIDES t…$7.95 quart…$14.95 Boardwalk Fries .................................................................. $3.95 SALAD (creamy apple cider vinaigrette, bleu cheese, ranch, honey mustard, Fresh Vegetable of the Day ............................................................$2.95 lime vinaigrette, creamy italian, caesar, oil and balsamic vinegar) Claw Slaw ............................................................................ $1.95 House trio of mixed lettuce with cherry tomatoes and cucumber .................................................................... $3.95 La-La’s Smashers ................................................................. $3.95 Sweet Potato Fries ............................................................... $4.95 Caesar crisp romaine, garlic croutons, shredded parmesan .................................................................... $8.95 Ear of Corn (when available) .............................................. $1.95 add grilled chicken.................................................... $11.95 COMPANY’S COMING! add tuna, swordfish or chilled shrimp ...................... $14.95

SANDWICHES (Served with lettuce, tomato, Boardwalk Fries, and Claw slaw on your choice of brioche roll or whole wheat wrap)

Lobster salad ............................................................. $15.95 Shrimp salad… ............................................................. $11.95 Cheeseburger................................................................... $7.95 Pan-seared or fried crabcake ......................................... $10.95 Fried flounder.............................................. ................ 9.95 Grilled chicken… ........................................................... $7.95 Clam strip po boy........................................................ $7.95 Corona-battered cod… .................................................... $8.95 Bbq salmon ................................................................ $10.95 Fried soft shell… ............................................................... MP Crispy TY-dal cake our original fried lobster cake.......... $9.95 Grilled tuna or swordfish with cool cucumber wasabi sauce......................................................................... $11.95

THE CLASSICS Local Flounder two fillets, fried or broiled.................... $17.95 Shrimp ten large butterfly shrimp, fried or broiled ........ $17.95 Barnegat Light Scallops large and sweet, fried or broiled ...................................................................... $19.95 Soft Shell Crabs two softies, sautéed or fried ..................... MP Combo flounder, scallops, shrimp, & crab cake, fried or broiled.............................................................................. $22.95 Lobster Cakes fried or broiled....................................... $19.95 Crab Cake original recipe, fried or pan-seared................ $21.95 Creamy Lemon & Dill Salmon rich and tart .............. $17.95 Barnegat Bay Whole Fried Clams one dozen ............ $15.95

dinners for four

#1. 4 fillets of flounder 1lb. clam strips 12 butterfly shrimp X1 boardwalk fries 1lb. claw slaw $54.95 #2. 16 pc. honey dipped fried chicken x1 boardwalk fries 1lb. claw slaw $36.95 #4. 4 1 ¼ lb. lobster 1lb. chilled shrimp 4lbs. steamed mussels & clams x1 boardwalk fries 1lb. claw slaw $98.95 #3. 20 butterfly shrimp x1 boardwalk fries 1lb. claw slaw $39.95 BUCKETS

Shrimp 1 lb… ................................................................. $18.95 Scallops 2 lbs.. .............................................................. .$48.95 French Fried Lobster 2 lbs…....................................... $72.95 Flounder 2lbs................................................................ .$39.95 Clam Strips 2 lbs…........................................................ $23.95 Hot & Spicy Shrimp or Scallops a little heat and a little sweet ................................................................................ $20.95 Chicken Tenders 16 pc.. .............................................. .$34.95 Ribs 4lbs… ...................................................................... $64.95 Flounder Stuffed with Crabmeat .............................. $21.95 Boardwalk Fries xl serving... ......................................... $8.95 Shrimp Stuffed with Crabmeat ................................. $21.95 Onion Rings 2lbs… ........................................................ $10.95 Fried Oysters hand-breaded just before frying .............. $17.95 Crunchy Clam Strips cornmeal-coated ........................ $11.95 Sweet Potato Fries xl serving........................................ .$9.95 All buckets are prepared fried Coconut Shrimp served with fruit dipping sauce .......... $18.95

3 N. Long Beach Blvd. Surf City Just over the bridge and turn left Call ahead for takeout or reservations in the dining room 494-0400

Fresh Seafood Delivered Daily Prepared Daily

OUR EXTENSIVE MENU INCLUDES Shrimp, Scallops, Crab Cakes, Chowder, Clams, Mussels & Much more. If You Prefer One of Our Succulent Meat Entrees, Our Meats come from Okie’s in Surf City.

EARLY BIRDS

$ 95 3pm - 6pm Starting at 9

Serving a Full Menu from Noon Daily Call for Chefs Daily Specials Accommodating Parties Up to 25 Guests Division Street & the Boulevard, Surf City reservations accepted 609-494-0400

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A lmanac Tides SEPTEMBER Daylight Saving Time LOW HIGH Date AM PM AM PM 20 5:22 6:08 11:41 — 21 6:15 7:09 12:09 12:41 22 7:18 8:19 1:11 1:42 23 8:33 9:29 2:14 2:43 24 9:45 10:31 3:18 3:46 25 10:48 11:25 4:22 4:48 26 11:44 — 5:24 5:46 Tides are based on NOAA, U.S. Dept. of Commerce predictions for Sandy Hook, N.J. To adjust for local points use the “Tidal Differences” chart below.

Calendar is The SandPaper’s guide to entertainment, cultural activities and other events in southern New Jersey. Listings are compiled from press releases and announcements sent to us from various sponsoring organizations. The SandPaper is not responsible for changes or errors in listings. We suggest you call for confirmation before starting out for anything. To include your community event in Calendar, send complete information (and the name and phone number of a person we can contact) to: Calendar, The SandPaper, 1816 Long Beach Blvd., Surf City, NJ 08008. Or you may drop the material off in person at our office, e-mail to calendar@thesandpaper.net or fax it to 609-494-1437. Do not call in announcements. Only activities open to the public can be accepted. Either admission must be free or the activity’s primary purpose must be to benefit a nonprofit organization. Notices must reach us by the Friday prior to our publication date. There is no charge for the service. The SandPaper Calendar of Events and Notices are also available online at www.thesandpaper.net.

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BIG BOY TOYS: More than 100 vehicles that span automotive history are expected to roll into Tuckerton on Saturday for a show at the Seaport cosponsored by the N.J. Vintage Auto Museum.

American Legion Fredrick W. Born Post 511, 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin. 3rd Mon. of each month, 7 pm. New members are welcome; rides available. Call Cmdr. Doug Voorhis at 609-618-2894. Awana Clubs Meet, Grace Calvary Church, 19th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom (609-4947777 or gracecalvary.net) All children are welcome for songs, skits, games, Bible lessons and more in this international, nondenominational program. Age groups include age 3 to K, grades 1 and 2 and grades 3-6. Thurs., 6:30-8 pm, September-June. Bird & Nature Walks, Meet at Visitor Information Center, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Great Creek Rd., Oceanville (609-652-1665 or http:// forsythe.fws.gov.) Naturalists lead the walks. Fri., 8-10 am. Buffet Breakfast, American Legion John Wesley Taylor Post #232, 499 North Main St. (Rte. 9), Barnegat (609-698-9876) The menu includes eggs any style, omelet station, home fries, pancakes, French toast sticks, bacon, sausage, toast, coffee, tea, juice and more. Cost: adult, $7; child younger than 10, $4. 2nd Sun. of each month, 9 am-noon. Coat Drive, West Creek United Methodist Church, Thomas Ave. To donate coats, call Nancy at 609296-2494. Anyone in need of a coat can come Oct. 7, noon-3 pm. Crafters Wanted, Stafford Twp. Firehouse, 133 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin. The Ladies Auxiliary of the fire company hosts a show Oct. 27, 10 am-3 pm, rain or shine. All crafts must be handmade. Vendor space, $25: inside table or space, 3 feet by 8 feet; outside space, 10 feet by 10 feet. Call Deborah at 609-698-3041. Eagleswood Twp. Needs Volunteers, The Recreation Committee needs assistance with events, and the Environmental Commission and Economic Development Committee need members. Call Sherry Cummings at 609296-5467, ext. 15. Free Energy Night, Charmed in Company, Waretown Plaza, 529 Rte. 9, Waretown (609-693-3311) The event explains how to manage one’s environment through aromatherapy. 1st Thurs. of each month, 6:15 pm, through Dec. 6. Registration is required.

Vintage Trucks, Antique and Classic Cars In ‘Beauty Contest’ at Tuckerton Seaport

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rive, walk or boat on over to the Tuckerton Seaport on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the third annual Antique Car and Truck Show, hosted in conjunction with the Vintage Auto Museum of New Jersey. More than 100 antique and classic cars and trucks will be on display, with judging and an awards ceremony rounding out the afternoon. The Vintage Auto Museum of New Jersey has just opened its museum building in Point Pleasant, but has hosted this car show for two previous years, said Executive Director Dave DiEugenio. Antique and classic car and truck owners have been invited to attend, and depending on the weather, more than 100 buffed and customized vehicles will be rolling onto the lot. “We’ll have door prizes, prizes for best car categories, club participation awards,” said Di Eugenio. “We’ll have cars from 1987 and older; those are the antiques. We’ll have some model-T’s. You don’t know what you’ll see Gentle Yoga, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church, Marine St. between Atlantic & Beach Aves., Beach Haven (609-492-7571) Wed., 8-9 am. Holiday Tour of Homes, The LBI Garden Club hosts the event Dec. 13, 10 am-4 pm, featuring 6 homes decorated for the holidays by the club, plus a tea and boutique at the Brant Beach Yacht Club. Ticket, $35; order at www.thegardencluboflbi.com. LBI Chapter Deborah Hospital Foundation Dinner, Scojo’s, Tuckerton Seaport, Rte. 9, Tuckerton, Oct. 10. Cost, $20, includes full dinner of BBQ ribs or baked or fried chicken. Two seatings, 5 & 7 pm. Call 609-660-7541.

LBI’sst Be akes Crabc

Early Bird Dinner Served From 4-8pm, Fri & Sat. 4-6pm 4 Course Menu Starting at $15

Open For Dinner Thursday - Sunday Featuring Fresh Seafood, Salads, Steak, Pasta, etc.

Fall Events Oct. 19 - Wine Pairing Oct. 26 - Murder Mystery

Nov. 9 - Reverse Menu Nov. 24 - Break fast with Santa

Call the Restaurant for Reservations Check the Website for Details Catering Available: Rehearsal Dinners, Weddings, Private Parties, etc. www.carmenslbi.com • 122 North Bay Ave., Beach Haven, NJ • 609.848.9650

Ocean County Retired Educators Assn. Sponsors Trips, Contact Betty at 609-201-0038 or langbi@ verizon.net. Finger Lakes Region, Oct. 22-25; Lancaster & Hershey, Dec. 5-6. Shore Cycle Club “Easy Pedal Social Ride,” Meet at Village Bicycles, Tuckerton Square, 122 East Main St., Tuckerton. Helmets are required; rides average 12 to 15 miles. Wed., 5 pm. Contact Lou Reichert at scrappleone@aol.com. Silent Preached Retreat, Maris Stella Retreat & Conference Center, 72nd St. & Long Beach Blvd., Harvey Cedars (609-494-2917 or 609-494-1182) Brother Andre Mathieu presents “Do Not Be Afraid” Oct. 14-19. Cost: Sister of Charity of St. Elizabeth, $300; sister of other

The Moon *Full Moon September 29

New Moon October 15

First Quarter Last Quarter September 22 October 8 *Moonrise, 6:13 pm

The Sun September 20 September 24

6:43 6:47

6:57 6:50

congregation, $375; laity, $450. A commuter rate is available. Registration deadline, Oct. 1; $50 deposit required. Silver Liners of Barnegat Meet, Barnegat Twp. Community Center, 900 West Bay Ave., Barnegat (609-6986355) Residents from Barnegat and surrounding towns age 55 and above are welcome for fun, entertainment and information. Wed., 10 am. Coffee, tea, bagels and rolls are available at low cost. New members are welcome; just come to a meeting. Sept. 26, Mary Catherine Kennedy speaks about NJ lighthouses; Oct. 3, guest speakers from Meridian Health address men and women separately.

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until the day of the show – that’s the fun of it.” Museum President Dave Voorhees Jr. said members of the museum would be bringing their cars, and he will be bringing his ’63 Thunderbird Sports Roadster. “It’s a rare car; only 400 of them were made. It’s a big car, but a two-seater.” Other cars he knows are coming include late-model classics such as Mustangs, Dodges and Corvettes. “Someone is bringing a Stanley Steamer and there will be Model A’s and T’s from 1917 to 1929. “It’s a nice outing. We’ll have food, ’50s and ’60s music, and lots to see.” Admission to the show is $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 to 12. Children 5 years old and younger are admitted free, as are Tuckerton Seaport members. Tuckerton Seaport is located at 120 West Main St. in historic Tuckerton and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 609-296-8868 or visit www.TuckertonSeaport.org. To enter a vehicle in the show, contact Renee at reneek@ comcast.net. —P.J.

These are approximate differences for local points, given in hours and minutes, from the above predicted ocean tides. LOCATION HIGH LOW Long Beach Island (Ocean) - 0:30 -0:40 Barnegat Bay Waretown +2:43 +3:00 Barnegat Inlet, inside -0:11 -0:02 High Bar +1:04 +1:55 Double Creek +3:03 +3:33 Manahawkin Bay North Beach +3:02 +4:07 Manahawkin Bridge +2:47 +3:39 Little Egg Harbor Westecunk Creek entrance +1:55 +2:36 Tuckerton Creek entrance +1:32 +1:59 Beach Haven +1:12 +1:17 Great Bay Little Egg Inlet +0:16 +0:18 Seven Islands +0:32 +0:28 Graveling Point +0:38 +1:11 Mullica River Hwy. Bridge +1:30 +1:52 Main Marsh Thorofare +0:43 +1:17

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Weekly Special: Fall Clam Bake - 1 doz top neck steamers with corn on the cob, side salad and homemade apple pie

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Sat. 22nd DOORS OPEN AT 8PM

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Every Thursday Night Thru Late October

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“Shore to Please” Located at Shore Fire Grille www.shorefiregrille.com www.shorethingcatering.com 609-290-3508 • 609-488-5586

PANZONE’S PIZZA of Surf City ON THE NORTH END

Friday Evening Services at 7:30pm Saturday Morning Services at 9:30am

“Wall to Wall KLEZMER” Concert Tuesday, October 16 at 3:00pm at JCC Mahjong every Wednesday from 12:30 - 4:00pm RELIGIOUS SCHOOL REGISTRATION IS BEING ACCEPTED

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PIZZA • SUBS • SANDWICHES WINGS • TENDERS •SALADS NEW ENGLAND CHOWDER BURGERS • FRIES • SLICES

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LUNCH & DINNER 22nd & BLVD • Surf City www.panzones.com For Takeout Call 609-494-1114

For All Your Remodeling Needs Fully Insured • Free Estimates We do it all in a timely manner! Tile • Drywall • Additions Alterations • Kitchens • Finished Basements Serving Ocean County Since 1991

Larry Bracco Remodeling EPA Lead CertiÀed. #NAT-93764-1 • NJ Lic.#13VH00814700

609-607-8380 • Cell: 609-384-5550 OPEN Thursday - Monday till Christmas Cash Only

• Manicure/Pedicure Special • w/Yesica Only!! $3000

Serving Dinner Thursday - Sunday 5pm

Southern Regional Adult School Hosts Trip, (609597-9481, ext. 4410) Christmas shopping in New York, Dec. 1; cost, $30, includes transportation only. Trip to Harrah’s Casino & Race Trace in Chester, Pa., Knights of Columbus Annunciation Council #3826 hosts the trip Oct. 18. Cost, $30, includes transportation, driver gratuity and $30 cash bonus. Call Charles Serwin at 609-978-0970. Trip to Portugal, Deborah Hospital Foundation LBI Chapter sponsors a trip to the Estoril coast, Azores and Madeira Islands Nov. 2-17. Call Vince O’Mara at 609-660-7541. Trip to Saratoga & Lake George, Deborah Hospital Foundation LBI Chapter sponsors a trip Oct. 16-18. Call Vince O’Mara at 609-660-7541. THROUGH SEPTEMBER Jersey Fresh Farmers Market, Municipal lot next to Gazebo Park, Rte. 9 & East Bay Ave., Barnegat (609698-0080, ext. 122, or 609-698-1618) Barnegat Twp. and the Barnegat Chamber of Commerce sponsor the market with vendors from New Egypt, Shamong and elsewhere. Thurs., noon-5 pm, rain or shine. THROUGH NOVEMBER 1 Print Center Exhibition, LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies (609494-1241 or www.lbifoundation.org) Printmakers, photographers and illustrators from the Print Center in Philadelphia display their works. Running Club, LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies (609-494-1241 or www.lbifoundation.org) All paces as well as bikers are welcome. Meet in the parking lot. Thurs., 5:30 pm. THROUGH OCTOBER 27 Jitney Tours, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Great Creek Rd., Oceanville (609-652-1665, ext. 21) A naturalist leads the tour, which lasts about 2 hours. Sat., 1 pm. Reservations are recommended; the vehicle is limited to 12 passengers and can carry 2 wheelchairs. Donations are welcome. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 Marvelous Sleuths Book Club, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) The subject is A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny. 7 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Poets of Barnegat Reading, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609-698-3331) Singer/ songwriter Terry Merriman also appears. 7-9 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. Teen Knit Night, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) Kathleen Delany instructs this 6-session class for ages 11-19. Supplies are provided for the first class. Meets 3rd Thurs. of each month, 7-8:30 pm. Register online at theoceancountylibrary.org. ’Tween Craft: Thai String Dolls, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609-698-3331) The activity is for ages 10-15. 6 pm. Call to register or visit theoceancountylibrary.org. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 Cocktails & Canvas, LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies (609-4941241 or www.lbifoundation.org) This is a stress-free, fun evening of art exploration, music and fun. No experience is required. Art materials are provided. Attendees may bring beverages of choice. Cost: member, $15; nonmember, $20. Preregistration is required. 7 pm.

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Sept. 22nd - Surflight Theatre at Tiffany’s Salon & Spa in Surf City from Noon - 2pm to celebrate the opening of “Steel Magnolias” at Surflight Theatre & your chance to win great Thunder - 106 Prizes!

Early Dining Thursday & Friday $15.95 to $19.95

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“Sunday Gravy” Dinner Special $24.95

Please visit our website for services and pricing.

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Forest Edge Farm would like to welcome our newest instructor Isabella Luhrs! Congratulations to our Forest Edge Farm Team!!! NJ 2012 4-H State Championship Show Katie Van Pelt - Principal Blue Chip

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Danielle Bialecki - Principal Blue Chip â&#x20AC;˘ 10th Dressage Intro Test B

Allison Hart - Snapshot â&#x20AC;˘ 9th Dressage Intro Test B â&#x20AC;˘ 8th Dressage Intro Test C

Morgan Todd - Barpassers Illusion â&#x20AC;˘ 3rd Dressage intro Test C â&#x20AC;˘ 8th Dressage Test Training Level 1, Test 1 â&#x20AC;˘ 7th Jr. Western Showmanship & Grooming

And a special Thanks to Mary Jo Schroeder, Tara Weaver and Erica Eggert! Forest Edge Farmâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2012 - 2013 Show Series begins Saturday, October 13, 2012!! Thank you to all for a successful 2011-2012 Show Series!

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