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Administration Is on Right Track – Making Progress Despite Adversity By CAROLE MARKS full picture of the last four years shows the many achievements of the Obama administration, achievements that strongly support his re-election. We urgently need four more years to continue our recovery and improve the quality of life for the majority of Americans. Here are some of his many accomplishments. First, the starting point from which to measure progress: The president took office in 2008 during the worst economic crisis in 90 years. It included a financial crisis caused by Wall Street and big corporations that brought our nation to the brink of bankruptcy, a huge deficit left as a legacy from the Bush presidency, two wars, a healthcare system in crisis, infrastructure in shambles, our public educational system failing, a nation suffering from the worst unemployment and insecurity since the Great Depression, a middle class on the brink of extinction and a corporate, Wall Street ruling class that was, and is, determined to continue making maximum profits on the backs of working and poor people. The wealthiest 1 percent of Americans now have a greater worth than the bottom 90 percent combined, i.e., “redistribution” of wealth upward. The administration has accomplished much in spite of the Republicans obstructing everything Obama has fought for, manipulating, lying and vilifying the president. Among Obama’s achievements: JOBS AND THE ECONOMY: Upon taking office, Obama pressed Congress to pass the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the largest ($787 billion) stimulus in history, which saved or created 3.6 million jobs, and could have done more if not for the resistance from Republicans. In the past 29 months, the economy has produced about 5.1 million private sector jobs. During the same period, more than 500,000 manufacturing jobs


have been created under the president, the first time manufacturing jobs have increased since the 1990s. Today overall unemployment is 7.8 percent, the lowest since Obama took office, and less in industrial states such as Ohio. Obama won two extensions, one of the debt ceiling, and the second of unemployment compensation that kept millions from falling into poverty, both in the face of Republican threats to shut down the government. Recognizing the recovery act had halted economic collapse but had not been large enough to end the jobs crisis, in 2011, the president proposed the American Jobs Act, which included $140 billion in infrastructure spending. It would have put thousands of Americans back to work repairing our nation’s infrastructure and providing a new round of state and local aid to keep teachers, firefighters and other public workers on the job. But this was blocked by Congress, and only the unemployment insurance and payroll-tax holiday extensions were signed into law. TAXES: The AARA also cut taxes for 96 percent of the American people. Under Obama, tax rates for average working families are the lowest they’ve been since 1950. The president’s program calls for reducing more taxes on 95 percent of the people, the middle, working class and poor, repealing the Bush tax cuts for the rich and increasing taxes on those making more than $250,000. The Romney-Ryan budget would reinstate the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy that did not spur job growth but did cut personal taxes further for the very rich, as well as increase taxes on the great majority of working people. To discourage off-shoring, the president also called for a minimum tax on all U.S. profits earned overseas and has offered companies a 20 percent tax credit for locating factories back in America. Continued on Page 10

Still There To the Editor: Here I am again walking on the most beautiful October day near the Causeway Shack, walking into the sunshine cool, so many gulls above, and this is a need for a new poem when I see that shack again: Dark autumn clouds on dark gray shack Fall into place: I see you still there. Chris Kulkosky Little Egg Harbor

With Current Leadership, Ignorance Is Not Bliss By WILL BOWMAN ell, boys and girls, it’s just about time to elect a president for the next four years. We have two candidates with stark differences: Romney, a self-made millionaire with a traditional approach to our economy, and Obama, who has spent four years in trial and error ineptness on the verge of destroying our country. There are far too many egregious acts of incompetence to address here, but let’s discuss one of the two that are not repairable when Obama is gone. Before we examine the most extreme Obama failures, let’s review some firsts for him. Under Obama’s watch, we have the most people in poverty ever, the most people on food stamps ever, the worst recovery in history. He has borrowed and wasted more money than any other person in the history of humanity and accomplished this in only four years. Under Obama, we have had the longest time with unemployment over 8 percent, the highest black unemployment rate of 50 percent, a period in which many college graduates have no job. Obama has created the largest tax in the history of the United


States with Obamacare, $260 billion per year, three-quarters of which is paid by the middle class. He is the first president to abridge the constitutional rights of religion, the first president to preside over a downgrade of our debt, the first president to unilaterally allow two million illegal aliens to have the same rights to jobs as the 24 million Americans out of work. He took a half trillion dollars out of Medicare to fund Obamacare. The yearly compliance to meet all new Obama regulations on businesses starting next year is $1.8 trillion, which is 20 times what Obama said it would cost As sickening as this list is, two directions that Obama is taking will not be reversible: the crushing debt he has accumulated and his sheer incompetence in foreign policy. In four years Obama will increase the national debt by just about 60 percent. The debt is now over $16 trillion and it’s on a rocket going straight up. Remember Obama’s promise? “I will commit to cutting the deficit in half in four years.” Not only did Obama not cut it at all, he quadrupled the deficit. To get a better understanding of Obama’s vision of future spending, let’s examine the two budgets he prepared in four years.

The budgets in the House and the Senate received zero votes. And why was that? His 10-year plans all had more than a trillion dollars of new debt annually that never ends. Obama has made it crystal clear that he will keep borrowing in excess of a trillion dollars per year. He will not stop spending as much money as he can humanly tax and borrow. Let’s remember that under Obama the United States has had a downgrade of our debt. The lower the credit rating, the higher the interest rate, just like your mortgage. Given the facts at hand, let’s now project what another four years of Obama will do. There is no evidence that Obama will have any reason to borrow less and every reason to borrow more. There are bound to be some devastating results. For example, if you are 54 years old or younger and you think Social Security and Medicare are going to be there for you, you don’t live on Long Beach Island; you live on Fantasy Island. Food stamps and Medicaid will be on life support. Think it can’t get worse? It gets worse. Right now we have a perfect storm, Obama doing everything Continued on Page 13

Call the Plumber To the Editor: I have owned property on LBI in Surf City and Ship Bottom for more than 35 years, and whenever there is a problem with the water lines and the water had to be shut off until it was repaired, we were never charged a fee. A few years ago the water line in my Ship Bottom house developed a leak and the town repaired it because it was on its property, again with no charge for the shut-off. This July again there was a leak. Since I wasn’t sure if it was on my property or the town’s, I called the town. Due to cost-cutting, Ship Bottom no longer takes care of this itself; it contracts out to Stafford Township. A man came from Stafford Township, looked at it and shut the water off. I saw him from the upstairs window walking toward the house, so I went downstairs. He told me he shut it off because it’s on my property and I would have to get a plumber. I asked him why didn’t he notify us so we could fill up some buckets of water. He said he didn’t think anyone was home. He must have an I.Q. of about 60 because my van was in the driveway with the windows open, the garage door was open and my dog was barking her head off. I asked him if he could turn it on for a short time to fill up a couple of buckets and he refused and said once it’s off, it can’t be turned back on until the plumber comes. As a consequence we had to go begging for water from neighbors to hold us over until the plumber could get there. Not only did we have to go through that inconvenience, but the icing on the cake was to get a bill from the town for $125. I called the borough and spoke to the business administrator. He said he would look into it, but I didn’t hear anything back for three weeks. I then wrote to mayor and council about the issue. The borough administrator called me back to tell me the shut-off charge has been on the books for a number of years. I told him this was the first time I had heard Continued on Page 9

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Wouldn’t It Be Nice? To the Editor: Wouldn’t it be nice if the Harvey Cedars water tower could be repainted? (According to an article I read in the Oct. 3 SandPaper, it is going to be repainted!) Wouldn’t it be nice if something artistic could be painted on the water tower? Maybe a nice blue claw crab to commemorate the Harvey Cedars Blue Claw Crab Races? Maybe something else that “says” Harvey Cedars? (That would probably cost more money than just repainting it would cost.) Oh, but wouldn’t it be nice? Barbara Imperiale Harvey Cedars

Lost Opportunity To the Editor: A curious situation has developed here in Barnegat in connection with the November election. It appears there was just one debate or meet the candidates event. It was scheduled and restricted to residents of Brighton At Barnegat on Monday, Oct. 8 since only the Democrats were willing to meet with their opponents. Republican candidates Mayor Al Cirulli and Committeeman Jeff Melchiondo have refused requests without explanation from the League of Women Voters and the residential communities of Horizons at Barnegat and Mirage to meet Susan Conway and Elaine Taylor, the Democratic candidates. Since the League and those communities require both parties to agree to participate, the events were canceled. One wonders why. Could it be they feel they might not be successful in debating such well-qualified opponents or are they concerned about facing questions from irate citizens on the increases in taxes? There was a time when Barnegat residents would have many opportunities to meet all the candidates running for the township committee, to listen to their positions on the issues and to make informed choices on election day.




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Purple Hearts To the Editor: On Oct. 13 we held our first “Purple Party” at the Surf City Firehouse to benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The party was a huge success! We would like to thank all the businesses who helped sponsor our event, everyone who volunteered their time and helped us, and all the people who attended and took part in our fundraisers. And last but not least, thank you to the Surf City Volunteer Fire Co. for letting us use your hall. Pancreatic cancer is something that has affected the lives of many who attended. Many of us have lost friends and family. It’s estimated that 44,000 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year. Seventy-five percent of these people will die within seven months and only 5 percent will live five years. Pancreatic cancer research is the most poorly funded of the major cancers and yet it’s the most deadly. Two percent of the National Cancer Institute’s approximate $5 billion annual cancer research budget goes to pancreatic cancer research. A new study shows that by 2020 pancreatic cancer will move from the fourth leading cause of cancer death to the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. This needs to change! The House of Representatives recently unanimously passed the Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act (H.R.-733), formerly known as the Pancreatic Cancer Research & Education Act. The bill requires the National Cancer Institute to create a long-term plan for pancreatic and other recalcitrant cancers. It includes evaluating its current efforts in the disease and making recommendations on ways to accelerate progress and improve outcomes. The legislation now awaits a vote in the Continued on Page 10

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Continued from Page 6 of it. He didn’t want to hear that. I asked him about the outrageous actions of the water department person. He said he had nothing to do with that. So the Ship Bottom taxes I pay are going to a do-nothing business administrator and inconsiderate water department. Therefore, Ship Bottom homeowners, in the future, do not call the town. Call the plumber so the town cannot charge you and you don’t have to deal with inconsiderate Stafford water department employees. Frank J. Andriuli Ship Bottom

It is wrong to deny the citizens of Barnegat this opportunity to make a reasoned choice after being given the opportunity to consider each candidate’s positions. There are debates at all levels of government from the president, the legislative branch, etc., but to not have them right here at the local level ... Shame on Mayor Cirulli and Committeeman Melchiondo! Dorothy Ryan Barnegat

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Continued from Page 6 HEALTH CARE: The administration’s Affordable Care Act puts the country on the path toward quality, affordable health care for all Americans. Thirty million uninsured people will get healthcare coverage under the plan. Children can be covered by their parents’ health insurance to age 26. The State Children’s Health Insurance Program expands health care for children. Insurance companies are stopped from denying care because of pre-existing conditions, and from dropping coverage for those who get sick. Incentives are included for employers to provide health coverage. Penalties also are included for employers who do not provide coverage when a worker is eligible for subsidized health care. The plan provides 54 million Americans with free preventive services, such as mammograms, colonoscopies and immunizations. Individuals and businesses have secured more than a billion in refunds from their insurance premiums because the law requires 80 to 85 percent of premiums to be spent on health care, not profits or promotion. Romney has said he would work to repeal the ACA on his first day in office. MEDICARE: The ACA would save the Medicare system from being turned into a “voucher” system, which would put the cost of Medicare on the backs of the working people because vouchers would not cover the increasing costs of health care. MEDICAID would be saved under President Obama. Under Romney-Ryan, Medicaid would be turned into block grants to the states and cut by a third during the coming decade, which would especially hurt children and the elderly. Almost two-thirds of Medicaid is spent on nursing home care for seniors and on people with disabilities, including families with children with special needs, such as Down syndrome or autism. SOCIAL SECURITY benefits would be protected under Obama from attempts to cut and privatize it. Obama restored full Social Security benefits to the seriously disabled. Formerly, cuts resulted in the disabled/ill becoming one of the fastest-growing groups of homeless people. WOMEN’S RIGHTS: Signed into law, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act restores basic protections against pay discrimination for women. The administration has expanded funding for the Violence Against Women Act. Women will get greatly increased preventive care and diagnostic testing under the ACA. Free choice is still the law of the land, but a woman’s right to choose, Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood, etc., are under relentless attack by the right wing. Many states have passed laws against abortion, under any conditions. The Romney-Ryan plan would make it illegal to have an abortion even for so-called “legitimate rape.” PUBLIC AND COLLEGE EDUCATION: President Obama signed an executive order that cut the interest college students have to pay on their loans and gave graduates 20 years to pay back their loans once they have a job. He oversaw expansion of the Pell Grants Program to expand opportunity for lowincome students to go to college. The Romney-Ryan budget that would cut funds for public education and reduce the numbers of teachers and programs in our schools, making public workers and their unions scapegoats for gutting education, will never rebuild our education systems and provide opportunities for all. HOUSING: Although foreclosures are still a national disaster, the Obama administration allocated more than $50 billion in Troubled Asset Relief Program funds to help families facing foreclosure. During 2011, the admin-

istration offered a minimum of 12 months’ relief on mortgage payments for unemployed homeowners. WAR AND PEACE: Obama ended the Iraq war and set the withdrawal date for our troops in Afghanistan. He signed a new nuclear arms reduction agreement with Russia and authorized the mission that eliminated Osama bin Laden. He has proposed cuts in the bloated military budget. The administration’s strategy is diplomacy and international agreements. The RomneyRyan budget and policy would increase the military budget, resurrect a cold war with Russia and a hot war with Iran, which would ignite the Middle East into a global inferno. SUPREME COURT: With the Citizens United decision, unleashing the floodgates of corporate power by unlimited billions, damaging our democracy by buying elections, the court has moved once more to the right. Affirmative action, voting rights and Roe v. Wade are threatened. Obama has tried to mediate this rightward direction by adding two progressive women, Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic justice in the court’s history, and Elena Kagan. Yes, we are better off now than we were four years ago. But only by staying the course, re-electing Obama and electing a Democratic Congress that will unshackle the presidency can we continue to make progress and alleviate the economic and social ills that continue to plague our nation. Y Carole Marks lives in Barnegat Light.

Continued from Page 9 Senate, and if passed will require the president’s signature to become law. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has been very instrumental in working with Congress to get this bill passed and turned into law. You can read more at We are tentatively planning the Purple Party II for Saturday, June 22, 2013. With continued support from our fine community, we look forward to helping find a cure for not just pancreatic cancer, but all cancers. Andy Warren, Diane and Amanda Hoover Chairpersons, Purple Party

Photo Found To the Editor: On Saturday, Oct. 1 I spent the day “yard sale hopping” with my dear friend who lives in Surf City. Sometime in the early afternoon we happened upon a sale located on an empty lot heading toward Bay Village. A lovely woman with blond hair sold me four of her cookbooks. Later that night in reviewing one of them I discovered tucked in a page a pristine black and white shot of a family dog, taken probably in the 1960s if judged by the square shape and deckled edge of the photo paper. I suspect this is a long-lost shot of a cherished pet and would like to return it to the owner, but as the sale was set up on an empty lot I can’t retrace the address to contact her. If you would be so kind to print this I hope we can reunite her with the photo. I know that if it were one of my family dogs I would welcome its return. Marie R. Power-Barnes Hamilton Township, N.J.

Safety First To the Editor: At the recent Little Egg Harbor Planning Board meeting, an application was presented to allow a six-lot subdivision within the Planned Residential Development zone. The minimum lot size for a subdivision is 100 acres. The applicant only has 1.26 acres. If Continued on Page 13


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Continued from Page 6 humanly possible to destroy the economy and Fed chairman Bernanke printing trillions upon trillions of dollars. Bernanke says he’ll keep printing money until he sees a recovery. Did anyone remind Bernanke that as long as Obama is in office there isn’t going to be one? So what finally happens when Bernanke has added untold trillions to the money supply? We have the most consuming inflation in our history – another first for our feckless president What is happening is called monetizing our debt. Countries loan us money when a dollar is worth a dollar, then we pay them back when a dollar is worth 40 cents. Because world oil is priced in U.S. dollars, Obama gets us $6 gas. Prices for energy and food will have a devastating effect on the poor and the needy. When the party is over and we have a $22 trillion bill, what exactly do you think happens? You don’t have to speculate. Just look at what’s happening in Greece or Spain. These countries have 24 percent unemployment, Draconian slashing of government budgets, people rummaging through the garbage for food, people rioting in the streets. I’m not trying to be a scaremonger, but look at the Arab countries. Look at the riot videos. What do you see? Do you see any old people? The streets are packed with 20-year-olds who have 50 percent unemployment. They have absolutely nothing else to do with their time. While that scenario is extreme, here in the United States combine 20 percent unemployment among some sectors, the government being broke, the largest single line item expense in the budget being the interest on the Obama debt, huge decreases in entitlements, illegal aliens taking Americans jobs, and then add the 200 million guns known to be in the country. The second irreparable harm that Obama is inflicting on this country is his breathtakingly naïve foreign policy. That’s a whole other story, but for now it is safe to say Obama and Hillary Clinton signed that poor ambassador’s death warrant because of pure stupidity. Up to and including the U.N. meeting, Obama is still telling the world that these people died because of a movie. Sheer nonsense! Y Will Bowman lives in Surf City.

Fix the Problem Dear Left-of-Center Americans: Aren’t you getting tired of defending and making excuses for our president? Are you embarrassed enough to do something about it? For four years and with a huge allowance he tried but was not successful. It’s time for Barack Hussein Obama to move on. He can improve his golf score, pass that basketball with his buddies without interruption and avoid having to fly all over the place in Air Force 1. (I’m sure he’s seen all the highlights in Ohio and Pennsylvania.) It’s time for – what’s-his-other-name? – “Barry” to go, and he can take Joe Biden with him. Joe will be just as happy riding the choo-choo between Washington, D.C. and Delaware. He can laugh inappropriately and make all the gaffes he wants. I doubt anybody will miss him. Michelle should stack up her travel brochures, set them out for “recycle,” and go have the greasy hamburger with fries on the side she really desires. Let’s fix the problem and elect Mitt Romney, with his leadership skills and standing as the guy with the facts and figures, and Paul Ryan to create the jobs needed to put America back to work and give our country the respect we deserve. We can get our debt under control and have it done by an experienced team that has the skills to get the job done. Don’t forget to vote. Your quality of life depends on it. Phyllis Miller Surf City, NJ

Four From America Where were we, America On our 9/11 When four brave men in Libya Were murdered then returned home to heaven What, no warning or even e-mails They needed our help, our aid These four men from America Home of the Brave America, wake up before it’s too late Stand up for your rights and be heard They’ve been paid for in blood Don’t let our America Share their awful fate Arlene Hoffman Manahawkin

Untwisted Facts To the Editor: In response to Fred Laurenzo’s column (“Republicans Seeking to Focus on Preserving Traditional Family,”10/10), I commend him and his wife on instilling positive values in the course of raising six children and experiencing the joy of having 13 grandchildren. Traditional families are the ideal, but not everyone is fortunate enough to live in such a family. Deaths and divorces occur, some never find a suitable partner to marry, others may have a committed relationship with a same-sex partner, but my belief is that the vast number of non-traditional families that may have children try to instill the same values in their children that Mr. Laurenzo has done in his. As for his other concerns, my concern is where he obtained his facts. In this day of instant knowledge at our fingertips there seems to be more erroneous information than ever before. Both political parties are also guilty of twisting the facts or repeating a lie so many Continued on Page 42

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Continued from Page 10 the planning board approves this application, it will set back the township planning process to the levels that existed prior to the 1976 Municipal Land Use Law enacted by our township. In addition, the site in question is the southwest corner of the intersection of Radio Road and Oak Street, where cars, buses and trucks are regulated in their movements by a state-approved traffic signal. This signal required the approvals of our township and the county. New Jersey Statutes Title 39 regulates the signal, but the planning board’s experts did not investigate the obligations of the township to protect the motorist from harm due to the numerous driveways needed to serve this sixlot subdivision. Hard-working folks who want to get into their home will have to cross the artificial traffic control barriers erected pursuant to Title 39 as well as avoid buses, trucks and fastmoving bicycles. Safety needs to be provided in accordance with the Uniform Manual of Traffic Control Devices and allow for the uninterrupted operation of the public bus stop at this corner. The planning board needs to have the police department’s traffic control officer review the developer’s plans and make recommendations such as that required by the application of good planning practices and

principles. Before the planning board takes any approval action, the issues of safety and planning to provide for neighborhood parks in the Planned Residential Zone should be reconciled and approval withheld until the safety of families and motorists is fully protected. Peter Ferwerda 3rd Little Egg Harbor Peter Ferwerda is a candidate for the Little Egg Harbor Township Committee in the upcoming election.

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Calendar is The SandPaperâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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 conďŹ rmation 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 ofďŹ ce, e-mail to 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 activityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s primary purpose must be to beneďŹ t a nonproďŹ t 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

Barnegat Heritage Village Offseason Hours, 575 East Bay Ave., Barnegat. 1st Sun. of each month, 1-4 pm. Bird & Nature Walks, Meet at Visitor Information Center, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Great Creek Rd., Oceanville (609-652-1665 or http:// Naturalists lead the walks. Fri., 8-10 am. Bus Trip to Resorts Casino, Leaves Kmart parking lot, Rte. 72 west, Manahawkin. The Ocean Acres Civic Assn. hosts the trip Nov. 14. Cost, $25, includes â&#x20AC;&#x153;Don Whoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Variety Showâ&#x20AC;? and $10 for slot play. 10 am-5:30 pm. Call Lou at 609-978-8212. Day of ReďŹ&#x201A;ection: the Universe Story & Growth in the Interior Life, Maris Stella Retreat & Conference Center, 72nd St. & Long Beach Blvd., Harvey Cedars (609-494-2917) Msgr. Edward Ciuba leads the program on Nov. 10. Cost, $45, includes lunch. 10 am--4 pm. Registration deadline, Nov. 1; $15 deposit required. Destination Philadelphia Bus Trip, (609-296-8868) The Tuckerton Seaport hosts the trip Nov. 2, visiting the Independence Seaport Museum and Philadelphia Museum of Art for maritime-related shows, with time to explore Old City or the Philadelphia History Museum. Cost, $50, includes transportation and admission to museums. Call to register. Drop-in Gaming in Teen Zone, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609-698-3331)

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n 1970, divers for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration were checking the bottom of the Delaware Bay between Cape May and Lewes, Del., for obstructions, when they came across the wooden remains of a long-sunken vessel. Because of the large mounds of stacked, British-made chinaware that remained in the hull, the site became known as the â&#x20AC;&#x153;China Wreck.â&#x20AC;? That will be the topic when the Museum of New Jersey Maritime History in Beach Haven presents â&#x20AC;&#x153;Mystery of the China Wreck,â&#x20AC;? Friday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m. Guest speaker Bart Malone, a longtime wreck diver and senior museum curator, said much remains unknown about the ship. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There were thousands of pieces of china, most of it ironware and some of it porcelain,â&#x20AC;? said Malone. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Not much of it was fancy dishware, just everyday white china.â&#x20AC;? He said the ship was estimated to be 135 to 165 feet long and probably sank around 1880. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Some of the china that was discovered was made in the 1860s and some in the 1870s,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But that throws some people off because it could have sat in warehouses for some time.â&#x20AC;? Malone said the fact that the china came from Britain does not mean it was being transported by a British ship. â&#x20AC;&#x153;No one has been able to determine the name of the ship,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We know it was not a transatlantic oceanliner. It appears it was some type of cargo ship and was likely headed to Philadelphia. But we donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know anything about the crew or how many people died or what caused the shipwreck.â&#x20AC;? For more information, call the museum at 609-492-0202 or log on to www.museumof â&#x20AC;&#x201D; E.E.

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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. Health Education & Support Programs, SOMC Family Resource Center, Ocean Club, 700 South Rte. 9, Manahawkin. SOMC’s Wellness Center offers a variety of programs, many free. Some offerings are AARP defensive driving, Arthritis Foundation exercise programs, cholesterol screenings for low-income seniors, babysitting basics and more. Register at 800-560-9990 or www. Blood pressure screenings, 1st & 3rd Wed. of each month, 9-11 am; osteoporosis update, Oct. 19, 10-11 am; pre-diabetes, Oct. 22, 2-3 pm. Holiday Tour of Homes, The LBI Garden Club hosts the event Dec. 13, 10 am-4 pm, featuring 6 homes

Marine Corps 237th Birthday Celebration, Sea Oaks Country Club, 99 Golf View Drive, Little Egg Harbor Twp., Nov. 10, 12:15 pm. The event is open to all Marines and naval personnel who served with Marine Corps units. To reserve, contact Joe Watters at 609-296-7429 or jwatters36@ Ocean County Retired Educators Assn. Sponsors Trip, Contact Betty at 609-201-0038 or langbi@ Lancaster & Hershey, Dec. 5-6. Pastel Classes with Linda Coulter, Pine Shores Art Assn., 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin (609-294-8264 or Walk-ins are welcome. Fees per class: member, $20; nonmember, $22. Sat., 10 am-1 pm. Shore Cycle Club “Easy Pedal Social Ride,” Meet at Village Bicycles, Tuckerton Square, 122 East Main St., Tuckerton. There are designated ride leaders. Helmets are required. Sat. & Sun., 9 am, weather permitting. Sat. ride is about 2 hours; Sun. ride is about 20 miles. Triangle Loop bike ride, The ride is about 32 miles. Sun., 9 am, weather permitting. Contact Lou Reichert at scrappleone@

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ust in time for Halloween, the Tuckerton Seaport unveils an evening of murder and mayhem during a mystery dinner show. The guest of honor is New Jersey’s most notorious resident, the Jersey Devil. “Revenge of the Jersey Devil” will be performed by the Riddlesbrood Touring Theatre Co. on Friday, Oct. 26, at 6 p.m. at Sea Oaks Country Club in Little Egg Harbor. The infamous Jersey Devil has made an appearance hundreds of times since his birth in the 18th century, but has never made as hilarious a showing as he will in “Revenge of the Jersey Devil.” The show is based on the earliest legends regarding Jersey’s native demon: his celebrated birth to Mother Leeds in 1735, his birthplace in nearby Leeds Point, and allegations that his mother dabbled in witchcraft. Somehow a bear, a Canadian trapper and the only Puritans ever known to inhabit the Garden State

also figure in this screwball musical comedy. Pay attention through the laughter because one of the characters will be ruthlessly murdered, and, of course, it’s up to the audience to solve the crime. Prizes will be awarded to the first people who correctly guess the murder and motive. Tickets for the dinner and show are $79. Overnight packages are also available at the Inn at Sea Oaks, beginning at $140 per person double occupancy, and include tickets to Haunted Seaport as well as discounts for local shopping, theater, dining and golf. For information and reservations, call Brooke at the Seaport at 609296-8868 or e-mail BrookeS@ Additional details can be found at Proceeds from this dinner theater event will benefit the Seaport’s educational programs. —P.J.

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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. Oct. 24, the program is presented by birder, author and photographer Sue Puder; Oct. 31, Halloween luncheon, for members only. Southern Caribbean Cruise, Knights of Columbus Annunciation Council $3826 sponsors the trip Feb. 17-March 1 aboard Holland American’s MS Noordam. Call Charles Serwin at 609-978-0970. Southern Regional Adult School Hosts Trip, (609597-9481, ext. 4410) Christmas shopping in New York, Dec. 1; cost, $30, includes transportation only. 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 Trip to Dover Downs & Longwood Gardens, The South Bay Seniors Assn. hosts an overnight trip Nov. 27 and 28, staying at the Dover Downs Hotel. Activities include visiting the casino, dinner overlooking the races, then visiting Longwood Gardens for a tour, dinner and the Christmas light show. Call Bruce Tuttle at 609-949-9499 or 908-403-2532. Trip to Pasadena, Calif. for New Year’s Eve Getaway, Deborah Hospital Foundation LBI Chapter sponsors the trip Dec. 29-Jan. 3. Call Vince O’Mara at 609-660-7541. Trips with Ocean County College, Leave parking lot #2 from main campus, College Drive, Toms River. All ages are welcome; anyone younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Buses leave promptly. For tickets and details, call 732-255-0404. QVC Tour, Chadds Ford Winery & Brandywine Lunch, Nov. 1, 8:30 am-5:30 pm; cost, $135. Culinary Institute of America lunch, tour & Val-Kill, Nov. 13, 8 am-7:45 pm; cost, $145. Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show, Nov. 28, 8 am-7:30 pm; cost, $135.99, includes lunch at the Maple Shade Smorgasbord. World of the Maya Travel Seminar, (732-255-0400, ext. 2421, or Ocean County College presents an 11-day, 10-night guided archaeological and cultural journey to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Minimum age to participate is 18. Registration deadline, Oct. 31. 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. MONDAYS, THROUGH OCTOBER 29 Monday Movies, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609-698-3331) 2 pm. PG13; Oct. 22, “The Avengers,” PG-13; Oct. 29, “A Thousand Words,” PG-13. Call to register or visit THROUGH NOVEMBER 1 Print Center Exhibition, LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies (609494-1241 or Printmakers, photographers and illustrators from the Print Center in Philadelphia display their works. MONDAY-FRIDAY, THROUGH NOVEMBER 2 Flu Shots Offered, LBI Health Dept., 11601 Long Beach Blvd., Haven Beach (609-492-1212 or Seasonal, high dose (for ages 65 and older) and intradermal shots are offered. Minors 9 years and older must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Cost, $20; free for non-HMO Medicare Part B when card is presented; also free to first responders (police, fire and EMS) with ID that shows first-responder status. No appointment is needed. 10 am-2 pm. WEDNESDAYS, OCTOBER 17-31 Mother Goose Time, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-5973381) The program is for babies up to 18 months with caregiver. 10 am. Call to register or visit THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 Marvelous Sleuths Book Club, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) The subject is The Hypnotist by Lars Kepler. 7 pm. Call to register or visit Tween Craft: “Day of the Dead” Skull, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609698-3331) The activity is for ages 10-15. 6 pm. Call to register or visit


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OCTOBER Daylight Saving Time LOW HIGH Date AM PM AM PM 18 4:16 5:01 10:26 10:56 19 5:07 5:54 11:24 11:58 20 6:02 6:54 — 12:25 21 7:06 7:59 1:01 1:26 22 8:18 9:06 2:03 2:26 23 9:30 10:07 3:04 3:25 24 10:32 10:59 4:04 4:24 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.

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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Teen Favorites Contest, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) Those in grades 7-12 are invited to represent their favorite books for prizes. 7 pm. Call to register or visit Water Supply: Your Right to Know, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Bishop Farmstead, 17 Pemberton Rd., Southampton (609-859-8860) 7 pm. Register at 609-859-8860, ext. 14, or e-mail FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19 Beach Haven West Civic Assn. Meeting & Candidates Night, Mill Creek Community Center, 1199 Mill Creek Rd., Manahawkin. All residents of the BHW area – East Point, the Coves, Village Harbour, Colony Lakes – are welcome. 7:30 pm. County Connection Mobile Service, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) Services provided include county IDs, passports, senior services, veterans services, consumer affairs, voter registration, and parks and tourism information. 10 am-4 pm. eBay Basics, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) 1:30 pm. Call to register or visit Free Document Shredding & Informational Seminar, Little Egg Harbor Community Center, 319 West Calabreeze Way, Mystic Island. The program includes information on senior scams and fraud as well as a Q&A for income tax filing. All are welcome. Admission, free. 9 am-1 pm. Mysteries of the China Wreck, NJ Maritime History Museum, 528 Dock Rd., Beach Haven (609-4920202 or Senior curator Bart Malone presents the program. Reservations are required. Donations requested. 7 pm.

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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

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Hot & Spicy Shrimp or Scallops a little heat and a little sweet ................................................................................ $20.95 Flounder Stuffed with Crabmeat .............................. $21.95 Shrimp Stuffed with Crabmeat ................................. $21.95 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

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20 Chili Cook-off, American Legion John Wesley Taylor Post #232, 499 North Main St. (Rte. 9), Barnegat (609-698-9876) Cost: adult, $10; student, $5; younger than 4, free. Noon-3 pm. Fall Festival, Manahawkin Lake Park, Rte. 9, Manahawkin. Stafford Twp. Recreation presents craft and food vendors, a Halloween parade and costume contest at noon, hayrides, pumpkin picking, scarecrow making, entertainment, chili cook-off and more. The fee for a hayride is a nonperishable food item. 11 am-5 pm. Family-oriented movie double feature and bonfire with marshmallow roasting, dusk; attendees should bring blankets and chairs. Rain date, Oct. 21. Fall Festival & Car Show, Forked River Presbyterian Church, 131 North Main St. (Rte 9). The event includes a pig roast, craft tables, pie tent, pumpkin patch, kids’ games and more. Donation, $10. Festival, 10 am-4 pm; car show, 10 am-3 pm. Free “How to Compost” Class, Ocean County Northern Recycling Center, Education Center, 601 New Hampshire Ave., Lakewood. 10 am; class begins, 10:30 am. Registration is required; call Mary Jerkowica at 732-506-5047. Gift Auction, Southern Regional Middle School, cafetorium, Cedar Bridge Rd., Manahawkin (Jsouth@ The Southern Regional Cheerleading Booster Club hosts the event. Some of the prizes are “Mary Poppins” Broadway tickets, a free bid for the senior prom, a private dinner prepared by Chef John Grifo and a patio set. Admission, $10, includes 1 sheet of regular auction tickets, a dessert and beverage. Minimum age to attend is 18. Winners must be present. Doors open, 5:30 pm; drawings begin, 7 pm. Let’s Discover Art, Island Branch Ocean County Library, 217 South Central Ave., Surf City (609-4942480) The activity is for ages 4 and older. 10:30 am. Call to register or visit String of Purls Knit & Crochet Group, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) Beginning knitters and crocheters are invited, and others may bring their projects to work on. The 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. 10:30 am. Used Clothing Collection Drive, Ethel A. Jacobsen School parking lot, West 5th St. & Barnegat Ave., Ship Bottom. The LBI PTA is collecting wearable, usable clothing, shoes, belts, handbags, linens, bedding, curtains, towels, stuffed animals and toys. Hard toys must be boxed. Everything should be placed in tightly tied plastic bags. No videotapes, CDs or books will be accepted. Everything is reused; nothing is shredded. Donations are weighed and processed, and tax receipts are issued. 8 am-3 pm. SATURDAY & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 & 21 Lighthouse Challenge, ( challenge.html) The event features 11 land-based lighthouses and 2 original 1st-order Fresnel lenses, including Barnegat Lighthouse in Barnegat Light and the recreated Tucker’s Island Lighthouse at Tuckerton Seaport. Wine Festival, Manahawkin Lake Park, Rte. 9, Manahawkin. More than 250 NJ wines from 10 wineries are offered for tasting. Tickets for those who wish to taste: advance, $12; at the gate, $15; younger than 21 is not eligible. 11 am-5 pm. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21 Commemoration of the 1778 Defense of Little Egg Harbor & Historical Talk, Pulaski monument, South Pulaski Blvd., Mystic Island. Count Casimir Pulaski’s forces were attacked by British troops during the American Revolution. 2 pm. Country Living Fair, Historic Batsto Village, Rte. 542, Hammonton (609-561-0209 or 609-561-5019) The event offers crafts, antiques, music, quilters, pony rides, steam engines and more. Admission and parking, free. 10 am-4 pm. “The Lure & Love of Liquor: Tavern Beverages of the American Revolution,” Island Branch Ocean County Library, 217 South Central Ave., Surf City (609-494-2480) David Emerson presents the program at the library’s open house. 2 pm. Call to register or visit MONDAY, OCTOBER 22 Kids Halloween Bingo, Tuckerton Branch Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave. (609-296-1470) Kids ages 4-16 are invited to come in costume. Younger participants must be accompanied by an adult. 3:30 pm. Call to register or visit Numerology & Personal Empowerment, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) Michael John Fierro presents the program. 7 pm. Call to register or visit


ctors from the Ocean Professional Theatre Co., including Fred Velde, Grace Wright, James Rana, Thomas Raniszewski, Shelley McPherson and Mark Edward Lang, will be performing in “The Poe Mysteries,” directed by Gayle Stahlhuth at the Barnegat High School, Wednesday, Oct. 24 through Sunday, Oct. 28. Show times are Wednesday and Thursday, 3 and 8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 p.m. The production will take place inside the Bengal Auditorium, located at 180 Bengal Blvd. in Barnegat. A co-production with the East Lynne Theater Co., performed by the same cast earlier this summer in Cape May, the play is centered on American author Edgar Allen Poe’s first contemporary detective stories, including Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Mystery of Marie Roget and The Purloined Letter. The cast of six will depict nearly 50 different characters. From a double massacre in a locked dwelling to the vanishing of a gorgeous, young woman and the perilous secrets found in a mysterious note, these evil crimes, deemed unfathomable by law enforcement, will have the crowd on the edge of their seats in wonder and awe. “‘The Poe Mysteries’ fits right in with Halloween because it’s scary!” said Ruth Blankemeyer, managing director of the Ocean Professional Theatre Co., which opened in Barnegat in May. Tickets to the show cost $35 for adults and $20 for children younger than 13. The box office at the venue will be open one hour before show time. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.oceantheatre. org or call 609-312-8306. —K.A.E. MONDAY-FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22-26 Decorate a Pumpkin, Tuckerton Branch Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave. (609-296-1470) Drop in during library hours. Judging is Oct. 27; pumpkins will be displayed until Oct. 31. MONDAYS, OCTOBER 22-NOVEMBER 12 Toddler Time, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-5973381) The program is for ages 19-36 months with caregiver. 9:30 or 10:30 am. Call to register or visit TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 Exploring the American Presidency, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609-6983331) Patricia Burke leads the second part of a discussion about the cultural impact that Woodrow Wilson had on civil rights in regard to race and gender. 7 pm. Call to register or visit Friends of the Library Meet, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) All are welcome. 10:30 am. Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) 1:30 pm. Call to register or visit Movie: “Snow White & the Huntsman,” Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) The film is rated PG-13. 11 am. Call to register or visit Ocean County 4-H Seeing Eye Puppies, Tuckerton Branch Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave. (609296-1470) Barbara Semanchick presents the program, which includes a story and craft. 11:30 am. Call to register or visit Visiting Writers Reading Series: Quiara Alegria Hudes, Ocean County College, Arts & Community Center Theatre, College Drive, Toms River (732-255-0375) The playwright won the 2012 Pulitzer Price for Drama for “Water by the Spoonful.” Admission, free. 12:30 pm. TUESDAYS, OCTOBER 23, 30, NOVEMBER 20 & DECEMBER 4 Free Financial Literacy Series, Ocean County College, Room 203, Bartlett Hall, College Drive, Toms River. The series is geared toward high school and

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college students, but all are welcome. 1-1:50 pm. Contact Yvonne Doval at 732-255-0400, ext. 2438, or Oct. 23, banking and financial services; Oct. 30, budgeting and money management; Nov. 6, credit and debt management; Nov. 20, identity theft and privacy rights; Dec. 4, student loans – borrowing and repayment. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24 Halloween Spooktacular, Island Branch Ocean County Library, 217 South Central Ave., Surf City (609-4942480) Magician Mark Zacharia directs the fun for children of all ages. 7 pm. Call to register or visit; register both children and adults. Lizzie Borden & the 40 Whacks, Island Branch Ocean County Library, 217 South Central Ave., Surf City (609-494-2480) A historically accurate reenactment is presented. 10 am. Call to register or visit Mah Jongg Tournament, Jewish Community Center of LBI, 15 East 24th St., Spray Beach. The JCC and St. Francis Community Center host the event. Cost, $30, includes lunch. Registration, 9:45 am; tournament, 10 am-4 pm. Registration deadline, Oct. 22; advance payment is required. To register, call 609492-4090 or 609-494-8861. Mother Goose Tales, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609-698-3331) The activity is for ages 10-18 months with caregiver. 10:30 am. Call to register or visit

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Movie: “The Help,” Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) The film is rated PG-13. 6 pm. Call to register or visit Movie Matinee: “A Cat in Paris,” Tuckerton Branch Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave. (609-296-1470) This French animation film is rated PG. 2 pm. Call to register or visit South Jersey Ghost Research, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) This professional research group has years of experience in dealing with ghosts and hauntings. 7 pm. Call to register or visit Southern Ocean Ladies Running Club Open Meeting, Ocean Club, conference room, 700 South Main St., West Creek ( Women walkers and runners of all ages and abilities are welcome to come together for motivation and community events. There are group runs weekly, and the organization is starting a 9-week 5K challenge. 7 pm. ’Tween the Covers Book Club, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609-698-3331) Kids ages 9 and older are invited to preview books, videos and more. 4 pm. Tween Craft: Paper Pumpkins & Scratchboard, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) The activity is for ages 10-15. Participants should wear old clothes. 5 pm. Call to register or visit Voodoo Zombie Shortbread Cookies, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609698-3331) The activity is for ages 12-18. 7 pm. Call to register or visit THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25 Beyond the Basics, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-5973381) Students need mouse and Internet skills for this class on advanced Internet searching techniques. 1:30 pm. Call to register or visit Book Sale, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) 9 am-1 pm. Button Bowl Craft, Tuckerton Branch Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave. (609-296-1470) The activity is for ages 6 and older. 3 pm. Call to register or visit

carving, hot apple cider and seasonal displays on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. “Kentucky Monster Myths and Legends,” woodcuts by artist Derrick Riley, are on exhibit through Nov. 3. A cast of characters has been created that includes Lizard Man, Lightning Jack, Lake Monsters, Mummies and Gravediggers. Call 609-978-4278. * * * Noyes Museum of Art: Family Fun Day at the Noyes Museum in Galloway is Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event offers pumpkin painting, a Halloween costume parade, arts and crafts, face painting, touch tank, nature trail and food vendors, plus magician Chad Juros. Regular admission applies. There are four new exhibits at the Noyes: Artists offer their interpretations of trees as integral to our environment and as metaphors for human concerns in the first exhibit, “Dendrology: the Nature of Trees.” Themes of deforestation, growth, interdependence and sustainability are presented in a variety of media. “Feast for the Eyes,” which runs through Jan. 13, is an exhibit presenting food as cultural expression. The annual Noyes Signature Artists show of 30 established and emerging artists continues through Nov. 25. “Finding Home: Seth Camm,” portraits of Atlantic City Rescue Mission residents focusing attention on the plight of the homeless, is on exhibit through Jan. 27. Meet artist Seth Camm at the Noyes during a fundraising event for the Atlantic City Rescue Mission on Nov. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $60 and include hors d’oeuvres. Every Monday the Noyes offers Brown Bag Lunch Tours of the exhibits from noon to 1 p.m. with regular admission. Paint the museum grounds during this week’s “Museum at Night” event, Thursday, Oct. 18, from 5 to 8 p.m. Easels are available, but bring your own art materials. Regular admission applies.

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all Festival: The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences presents its fall festival on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Carve or paint a pumpkin, or build a life-size scarecrow and then enter it to win prizes. Spooky music, face painting and fun are to be expected. Fee, $20 per scarecrow (bring your old clothes to dress it in); pumpkin prices vary per size; face painting, $5 to $15. Local Artist Opportunity: Carve or decorate a pumpkin and enter it in the LBIF Pumpkin Contest, on display in the gallery from Oct. 14 to 28. Call 609-494-1241, extension 102, to participate or e-mail office@ In the gallery find the annual Philadelphia Print Center exhibit, highlighting the work of four outstanding landscape photographers: James B. Abbott, Robert Asman, Mike Froio and David Freese. The show continues through Nov. 1. Saturday morning oil and acrylic painting sessions with Karen Smith continue through December. Daily fee, $40, fee for eight weeks, $165; members get a discount. Sunday morning drawing sessions with Jason Ward start Oct. 7 through Nov. 11. Fee for six-week session is $120. Daily fee is $30; members get a discount. The application for the annual Small Works Exhibition, Nov. 8 through Dec. 19, can be found on the website. New Hours: The LBIF is now closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Monday, Thursday and Friday hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 609-494-1241 for more information or view the fall catalog of classes at * * * Open House, Scary Stuff: The Art House Gallery in Manahawkin will offer pumpkin


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MARSH MOMENT: ‘This or That’ oil painting by Alice McEnerney Cook is on exhibit in the Signature Artists Show of 30 artists at the Noyes Museum of Art through Nov. 25 . Nosferatu at the Noyes: Drop in for a screening of the silent, classic German horror film “Nosferatu” at the Noyes Museum satellite gallery in Hammonton on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. The film is free, but seating is limited; call 609-561-8006 to register. Also, on the same night, a “Ghosts of Hammonton” tour leaves the museum at 7 p.m., or get a map and take a self-guided tour. * * * Autumn Show: “Envisioned,” a group show by faculty and recent graduates of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, is at the Gallery at Michael Ryan Architects in Loveladies on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 30. Call 609-457-5644 for more information. * * * Senior Drop-In: Artist Pat Morgan facilitates watercolor sessions for seniors at the Long Beach Island branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bring your own materials and photos to

work from. Morgan will give a short demo; this is not a class. Call 609-494-2480 for more information. * * * Man of Many Faces: The portraits of pastel artist Tom Doyle are on display at the Pine Shores Art Association’s gallery on Stafford Avenue in Manahawkin. Doyle created four of the famous “Breck Girl” portraits in the 1960s, and creates sensitive portraits from models during the PSAA portrait sessions. Gallery hours are Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 3 p.m. 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. For more information, visit or call 609-597-3557. —P.J.

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rave the Haunted Tuckerton Seaport, if you dare, on three scary nights: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25, 26 and 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. Adults and older children will be frightened to pieces by boardwalk pirates and witches brewing a grisly potluck in the haunted houseboat. A spectacularly scary light show and ghoulish specters lurk in the haunted Tucker's Lighthouse; new this year is a creepy hospital room where no one – no one – gets better. Younger children can enjoy a game of bowling bones and a non-frightening pumpkin patch. A maze can pleasantly confuse, and a hayride will hold you in suspense. The Black Pearl pirate ship will cast off from the Seaport twice nightly, at 6:30 and 7:30, for a trip up and down Tuckerton Creek. Reservations are requested and strongly recommended, so call 609-296-8868. Haunted Seaport admission is $8 for all ages, Seaport members $5. Hayrides are an additional $2 (Seaport members can ride for free), and the Black Pearl is an additional $10. The Tuckerton Seaport is located at 120 Main St. —P.J. Café Book, 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 Family Movie Night: “The Pirates! Band of Misfits,” Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609-698-3331) The film is rated PG. 6:30 pm. “God Bless America” Prayer Service, Manahawkin Lake Park, Rte. 9, Manahawkin. 6-7 pm. Halloween Story Hour, Beach Haven Library, Third St. & Beach Ave. (609-492-7081) The event is for ages 3-8. 4-5 pm.

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HIGHWAY TO HECK: The Haunted Seaport’s Wolfman, Skullhead Guy and Yoda-like ghoul try to pick up unwary hitchhikers in their antique Model T. LGBT Veterans Conference, Stockton College, Campus Center Events Room, Jimmie Leeds Rd., Pomona. The conference explores challenges military and veteran LGBT students face when transitioning from the military to college campuses and civilian life. The public is welcome. A continental breakfast is provided. Admission, free. 10 am-1 pm.

behind the theory that the world would end on Dec. 23. Admission, free. 6:30 pm. Pieceful Shores Quilters Guild Meets, Mill Creek Community Center, 1199 Mill Creek Rd., Manahawkin. The program is “finger pincushions.” Guests and visiting quilters are always welcome. 7-9 pm. Call Mary Ann O’Neill at 609-978-1438 or Shelley Gische at 609-312-7692.

“Maya 2012: Lords of Time,” Stockton College, Alton Auditorium, A-Wing, Jimmie Leeds Rd., Pomona ( or Simon Martin of the University of Pa. Museum presents the story

Pinelands: a Visual Journey with Photographer Albert D. Horner, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Bishop Farmstead, 17 Pemberton Rd., Southampton (609-8598860) Fee, $10. 7 pm. Register at 609-859-8860, ext. 14, or e-mail

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oin the Affair at Little Egg Harbor Historical Society to hear the entire story of the Revolutionary moment on the Mullica River, Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Pulaski Monument in Little Egg Harbor. The commemorative ceremony starts at 2 p.m. It was October 1778 and the British had just burned Chestnut Neck. They were ready to move on to Batsto at the Forks to destroy the iron works and storehouses there, but were waiting for the right moment. Gen. Casimir THURSDAYS, OCTOBER 25 & NOVEMBER 8 Tdap Vaccination Clinics, Ocean County Health Dept. Southern Clinic, 333 Haywood Rd., Manahawkin (732-341-9700, ext. 7515, or The vaccine protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whopping cough). It is recommended for all those ages 10 through seniors. Cost, $20; those receiving Medicaid should bring their Medicaid card; WIC recipients should bring their WIC folder. 4-6:30 pm. THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25-27 Haunted Seaport, Tuckerton Seaport, 120 West Rte. 9 (609-296-8868 or There is something for all ages, and showcased scenes change each night. Admission: member, $5; nonmember, $8. Hayride: member, free; nonmember, $2 with paid admission. 6-9 pm. Family-oriented dance party on the Black Pearl, $10, 6:30 & 7:30 pm; reservations are recommended. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 “Blue to You” Van, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609-698-3331) Horizon Healthcare of NJ provides seminars, information on healthy living strategies and health care reform and more. Members may speak with an advisor about recent claims, billings or other issues. 10 am-2 pm. County Connection Mobile Service, Island Branch Ocean County Library, 217 South Central Ave., Surf City (609-494-2480) Services provided include county IDs, passports, senior services, veterans services, consumer affairs, voter registration, and parks and tourism information. 10 am-4 pm. “Experience Dance” Day, Stockton College, Campus Center Events Room, Jimmie Leeds Rd., Pomona. High school students have an opportunity to take 2 different master classes with Stockton faculty and learn about dance in college. They may attend as individuals or as part of a group from schools and/or dance studios. Parents are welcome. Reservations are required; call 609-652-4891 and leave a clear message including name and telephone number. Fall Drop-in Craft, Tuckerton Branch Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave. (609-296-1470) 1-4 pm. Flu & Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic, Fawn Lakes Clubhouse, 6 Sycamore Rd., Manahawkin. 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. Psychic Fair, American Legion John Wesley Taylor Post #232, 499 North Main St. (Rte. 9), Barnegat.

Pulaski’s Legion had suddenly arrived, chasing them off the Mullica River, and now the British were looking for their chance. Had they come all the way from New York by sea just to pillage the coastline, or were they going for the prize? Come hear the story of an American victory snatched from the hands of defeat in a battle in which history decided Gen. George Washington would not participate. The Pulaski Monument is located off Radio Road, near the Mystic Island Firehouse. —P.J. Cost for 15-minute reading, $20. 6-10 pm. Walk-ins are welcome; for appointment or details, call Dyana Williams at 609-698-3794. Tail Waggin’ 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 FRIDAY-SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26-28 Tuckerton Railroad Haunted Woods Train Rides, The Park at Bass River Twp., 11 Oak Ave and Rte. 9, New Gretna ( The Jersey Shore Live Steam Organization has been creating a one-eighth scale working railroad. Cost for unlimited rides each day, $10; infants, free. Noon-11 pm. On Oct. 27, autistic children ride for free between noon and 5 pm. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 Bonfire & Halloween Storytelling, Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, Broadway, Barnegat Light (609-494-9196) Storyteller Robin Moore is featured. Attendees should bring blankets or beach chairs, plus marshmallows and sticks if desired. Limited beach wheelchair access is available with 48-hour advance notice. Admission, free. 7-9 pm, rain or shine. Family Movie: “The Lorax,” Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) The film is rated PG. 2 pm. Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast, Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill, 205 Rte. 72 East, Manahawkin. The Southern Regional Key Club hosts the event; all proceeds will be donated to the “Hug It Forward” program. The menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages, tea, coffee and juice or soda. Ticket, $10. 8 am-10 am. For ticket info, call 609-636-2793. Free Market, Manahawkin Baptist Church, 400 Beach Blvd., Manahawkin. The church offers gently used items to those who might need something; everything is free. Lunch is provided free of charge. A Trunk-n-Treat is provided for costumed children, who can take treats from the trunks of an assortment of vehicles. 11 am-2 pm, rain or shine. Free Pumpkin Carving, The Art House, 182 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-978-4ART) All ages are welcome. Admission, free. 3:30-5 pm. Fur Fest, Halloween Party & Pet Adoption Event, Southern Ocean County Animal Facility, 360 Haywood Rd., Manahawkin. Pets can win prizes for best, funniest, scariest and most original costumes. The event features information on animal health, grooming, training tips, professional pet photos, dog parade, games and more. 1-4 pm.


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he community is encouraged to bring used clothes and unwanted toys to the Ethel A. Jacobsen School in Surf City between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, as part of a fundraiser to beneďŹ t the Parent Teacher Association of the Long Beach Island Consolidated School District. The district includes the E.J. School and the LBI Grade School, in Ship Bottom, and serves children from every Island municipality except for Beach Haven. According to PTA member Kelley Nasti, the clothing drive chairwoman along with Laura Addiego, â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are collecting wearable, usable clothing for men, women and children, as well as shoes, belts, handbags, linens, bedding, curtains, towels, stuffed animals and other toys.â&#x20AC;? Items such as VCRs, CDs and books will not be accepted. Drop off all donations in the parking lot of the E.J. School, at 200 South Barnegat Ave. The PTA asks that all items be placed in tightly tied plastic bags, and that hard toys be boxed. Proceeds go directly to the LBI PTA for every pound of clothing collected. Tax receipts will be issued. For more information, call Nasti at 914-469-8186 or Addiego at 609-7135372. â&#x20AC;&#x201D;J.K.-H.

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Gaming Day, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-2941197) Kids ages 12-18 are invited for Mario Kart. 2 pm. Call to register or visit Halloween Fall Festival, Gazebo Park & municipal parking lot, Rte. 9 & East Bay Ave., Barnegat. Games, a spooky bus tour, magic show, pumpkin decorating and music are just part of the fun. 11 am-3 pm. There is a costume contest for infants to 5th-graders; registration, 10:30-11 am. Attendees may register their carved pumpkins for a contest. Nonperishable food items are requested for the Barnegat Food Pantry. In case of rain, the costume contest, pumpkin contest and magic show will be held at the recreation center at 900 West Bay Ave. Halloween Irish Wake Dinner Theatre & Costume Party, Lacey Elks Lodge, Elkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Point Pavilion, 900 Beach Blvd., Forked River (609-693-9831 or 609713-0058) Admission, $30, includes a family-style dinner and a show by the Barley Boys. 7-11 pm; doors open, 6 pm. Tickets are available at the lodge. Holistic Health Fair, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609-698-3331) Alternative health therapies such as nutrition, yoga and meditation, therapy dogs and more are explored. 2-4 pm. Indoor Garage Sale, Pinelands Regional High School, Nugentown Rd., Little Egg Harbor. All proceeds help reduce the yearbook cost for students. 8 am-noon. Table, $20; e-mail or jďŹ&#x201A; Indoor-Outdoor Craft Show, Stafford Twp. Firehouse, 133 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin. The Ladies Auxiliary of the ďŹ re company hosts the show. All crafts are handmade. 10 am-3 pm, rain or shine. 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. LEGOsÂŽ & DUPLOsÂŽ Fun & PG Movie, Tuckerton Branch Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave. (609296-1470) The movie is â&#x20AC;&#x153;Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta.â&#x20AC;? DUPLOs is for ages 2-5; LEGOs is for ages 6 and older. 10:30 am-noon. Call to register or visit

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 Friends’ Adventures: the Life of the Dionne Quintuplets, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609597-3381) Rosemary Molloy shares their story. 10:30 am. Call to register or visit NJ STARS Information Session, Ocean County College, Bartlett hall, Room 203, College Drive, Toms River ( Through this statewide program, high school students in the top 15 percent of their graduating class may have the opportunity to attend a NJ community college for the first 2 years free. 6 pm. Register at 732-2550400, ext. 2939, or String of Purls Knit & Crochet Group, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-597-3381) Beginning knitters and crocheters are invited, and others may bring their projects to work on. The 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, 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. Tools for Teens: Bullying 101, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) Students and parents are invited to learn about the new anti-bullying law. 6:15 pm. Call to register or visit FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 Art in the Parlor, The Art House, 182 North Main St., Manahawkin (609-978-4ART) This is a coffeehouse open-mike event for artists, musicians and poets; those who wish to perform should bring 1 original poem or song. Suggested donation, $5. 6:30-9 pm.

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Game Party, Mill Creek Community Center, 1199 Mill Creek Rd., Manahawkin. The LBI/Mainland Woman’s Club, GFWC, NJSFWC, hosts the event. Participants bring games or cards to play. Donation, $10, includes a light lunch, dessert and beverage. 1 pm. Call Carolyn at 609-597-3497. Genealogy on the Internet, Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St. (609-698-3331) 2:30 pm. Call to register or visit Gift Auction, St. Mary’s Parish Center, 100 Bishop Lane off McKinley Ave., Manahawkin. The Cheer Gym Parent Foundation hosts the event. Some of the top prizes are Disney Hopper tickets, a weekend getaway and a $1,000 raffle. Minimum age to attend is 18. Admission, $12, includes tickets to the 1st-level prizes. Doors open, 5 pm; drawings begin, 7:30 pm. Call Lisa at 609-384-5959. Residential Document Shredding Day, Ocean Twp. Town Hall, 50 Railroad Ave., Waretown (732506-5047) 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. FRIDAYS, NOVEMBER 2-30 Drawing Classes with Tom Rutledge, Pine Shores Art Assn., 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin (609-2948264 or Fees: member, $50; nonmember, $75. 9:30 am-12:30 pm. Mah Jongg, Stafford Branch Ocean County Library, 129 North Main St., Manahawkin (609597-3381) Some previous experience is helpful. Players are asked to bring their current-year game card. Fri., 1-4 pm. Call to register or visit SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 Catholic Women of Zion Chapter II Mini-Day Retreat, Church of St. Pius X, 300 Lacey Rd., Forked River. Bud MacFarlane, a lay evangelist for the Catholic Church, presents “The Catholic Family, the Foundation of the Church and the Future of Society.” The day includes a prayer service, music, speaker, sharing, networking and lunch. Admission, $20, includes lunch. Mass, in the church, 8 am; program continues in the parish hall, 9 am-noon. Registration deadline, Oct. 30; call 609-693-5107, leave phone number and spell last name, or register at Call ASAP if necessary to cancel.


By RICK MELLERUP ith apologies to folks like roofers, commercial fishermen and volunteer first responders, Christopher Sutton, Lyn Philistine, Neal Mayer and Leslie Henstock have to be the hardest working people on Long Beach Island this week. The foursome comprises the cast (Sutton and Philistine actually did double duty, respectively directing and choreographing the show) of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!” playing through Oct. 21 at Beach Haven’s Surflight Theatre. It is easy to understand that four people playing a number of characters and singing almost two dozen songs are kept plenty busy. But what most audience members don’t realize is that quick, stressful costume changes are the bane of actors everywhere, and this musical is loaded with them. The “Now Change” part of the show’s title is indeed apt! Trust this longtime actor: quick changes can distract a performer, hurting performances by causing “in-the-moment” intensity to fall. These four, though, not only didn’t experience any costume malfunctions at the matinee this reviewer took in but didn’t show a single slip at all in their wonderfully energetic and engaging performances. Of course Sutton was familiar with the show, making him a perfect pick to direct. He had been a longtime member of the cast of the Off-Broadway production in New York. “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!” with book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts, had the second-longest OffBroadway run in history, behind only “The Fantasticks.” It is easy to see why, considering it is a light, funny and entertaining show. And – rare


Church Bazaar, Manahawkin United Methodist Church, 116 Stafford Ave. (609-597-7666 or www. Attic treasures, new gift items and more are offered. Admission, free. 9 am-2 pm. Lunch of homemade vegetable or vegetable beef soup, French bread, dessert and beverage, is served 11 am-2 pm. Cost: adult, $5; child, $2. Craft & Vendor Fair, Lacey Twp. High School, 73 Haines St., Lanoka Harbor. The day includes free face painting and tattoos, a gift auction, the Gourmet Café and more. 10 am-3 pm. For vendor space, call 609-971-2020. Craft Fair, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Mathistown Rd. & Rte. 9, Little Egg Harbor. Handmade crafts, baked goods and seasonal items are offered. 9 am-3 pm. Craft Show, St. Mary’s Parish Center, 100 Bishop Ave., Manahawkin. 9 am-2 pm. Vendor table, $15; 2 tables, $25; call Anne Marie at 609-661-8806. Fall Festival Craft Show, Russell O. Brackman Middle School, 600 Barnegat Blvd. North, Barnegat. The Cecil S. Collins School PTA hosts the event. 9 am-3:30 pm. Fun on a String with Miss Penny, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) The interactive variety show is for ages 3 and older. 2 pm. Call to register or visit Introductory Chess, Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd. (609-294-1197) 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 Trip to the Apple Festival at Peddlers Village, Knights of Columbus Annunciation Council #3826 hosts the trip. Cost, $30, includes transportation, driver gratuity and a Passport to Values booklet. Call Charles Serwin at 609-978-0970. Village Harbor Civic Assn. Food Drive, (609978-2902) Residents of Village Harbour and Colony Lakes are asked to place nonperishable food items in bags at the end of their driveways before 9:30 am for pickup. The Neighbors Helping Neighbors drive benef its needy families in the Manahawkin area. Monetary donations may be sent to VHCA, PO Box 83, Manahawkin, NJ 08050.

these days – it has great lyrics (hmm, I wrote that about Surflight’s last musical as well, eureka!): My hairline’s receding My ulcer is bleeding My ego needs feeding Why? ’Cause I’m a guy My vacuum is rusting My bathtub is crusting My kitchen’s disgusting Why? ’Cause I’m a guy! The cast, simply referred to as Man #1, Man #2, Woman #1 and Woman #2, assume a variety of personas in a number of disconnected scenes as they meander through life. Act I deals with the dating games people play: Woman: I sit here trying to impress and make this guy awestruck But every subject I address makes me sound like such a shmuck. Man: It’s not that I can’t be diverting, sometimes I can even thrill But I’d just be so much better at flirting, if I only had looks that kill. Act II deals with married and family life: I tucked in both the boys and I put away their toys so tonight I feel the joys of being wed. I put away each smurf and the footballs made of nerf so tonight this daddy’s turf will be his bed. I cleaned up legos and gorillas, ninja turtles and godzillas and one large tyrannosaurus rex. Now who would have guessed it but soon I’ll be undressed. I’m married, and I’m gonna have sex.

Ship Bottom Calls For Parade Sign-Ups


ven though the calendar says October, Ship Bottom says it is time for people to begin working on their float for the borough’s Christmas Parade, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1, starting at 1 p.m. This year’s theme is “A Holiday Hoedown.” “We really want to encourage businesses, organizations and families to design and build their homemade entrants,” said Kathleen Wells, borough clerk. She said although there is no fee for having a float or participating in the parade, people need to register. Wells said the hoedown theme applies only to the judging, which takes place at the reviewing stand in front of the borough hall at 17th Street. “People are welcome to decorate their floats with any theme they want,” she said. The procession steps off from the Ethel Jacobsen School at Fifth Street and Barnegat Avenue. The parade route runs through Long Beach Boulevard in Ship Bottom to 25th Street. Parade line-up time is 10:30 a.m. for floats and 11:30 for all other participants. Various sponsorships are available, with the top one being a gold sponsorship for $1,000, which will help pay for the bands in the parade. Other sponsorships include a $600 Silver and a $300 bronze. For more information, log on to www. or call Wells at 609-494-1614, extension 116. —E.E.

The SandPaper/Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Surflight’s ‘I Love You’: ‘Wonderfully Engaging’

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CHANGE FOR BETTER: Leslie Henstock, Toms River native Neal Mayer, Lyn Philistine and Christopher Sutton star in ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,’ on stage until Oct. 21. Now, I don’t care for musicals (or TV shows, movies or commercials) that stereotype men and women. I know that poll after poll shows the favorite hobby of U.S. men to be watching football while the women go for shopping (and both are lampooned in this show), but still, I hope some people are a little deeper than that. But damn it if “I Love You …” frequently hits home with its observations. In one vignette a couple has totally succumbed to baby talk after the birth of their first child. A single friend of the husband visits and is disgusted by what has happened to his former beer-drinking buddy. Oh yes, how many times have I witnessed that scene play out in real life? “I Love You …” tackles many familiar scenarios. One scene is called “Men Who Talk and the Women Who Pretend They’re Listening.” Another is titled “The Family That Drives Together …” Just about everybody, either as a child passenger

or a driving father, has gone through that! So, “I Love You” should strike a chord with just about everybody, men and women. And, to be fair, it does get a little more serious toward the end when one couple musically reflects that they still love each other after 30 years of tension and trials in a song called “Shouldn’t I Be Less in Love With You?” Then there’s “The Very First Dating Video of Rose Ritz,” a scene that shows how devastating divorce can be. Finally, there’s the funny-but-at-the-same-timepoignant scene called “I Can Live with That,” in which an old man, played convincingly in a Billy Crystal-like manner by Mayer, picks up a woman at a funeral after they agree that at their age they are no longer looking for perfection in a mate. Something, of course, younger men and women would be wise to learn early. Continued on Page 38

Take the NJ Lighthouse Challenge: Eleven Stops, One 48-Hour Weekend


ew Jersey certainly doesn’t have the most lighthouses of any state in the United States, but all of the stillmaintained lighthouses in the Garden State can be visited, and most climbed, in two days without putting too much strain on your gas budget or your knees. And that’s what hundreds – perhaps, if the weather is nice, thousands – of people will be doing on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20 and 21. They’ll be participating in The Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey, an annual event that is a must-do part of many a family’s autumn. The goal of the challenge is to visit and, health permitting, conquer the steps of 11 lighthouses: • The Tinicum Rear Range along the banks of the Delaware River in Paulsboro. • The East Point Lighthouse at the mouth of the Maurice River in Heislerville, Cumberland County. • The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse in North Wildwood. • The Cape May Lighthouse. • The Finn’s Point Range, another Delaware River light in Pennsville. • Long Beach Island’s very own “Ol’ Barney,” the Barnegat Lighthouse. • The Absecon Lighthouse in Atlantic City. • The Navesink Twin Lights in Highlands. • The Sea Girt Lighthouse. • The Sandy Hook Lighthouse. • The re-created Tucker’s Island Lighthouse in Tuckerton. The lighthouses themselves are just half the fun. There’s so much else to see. Tucker’s Island is located in the Tuckerton Seaport. The Barnegat Lighthouse, actually located in Barnegat Light (you can be sure that will confuse at least one lighthouse hunter who will

be driving up and down Route 9 in Barnegat), is located in a state park that features nature paths and a jetty with a fantastic view. The Finn’s Point Range is located in the 3,000-acre Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. The Absecon Lighthouse, the state’s tallest, is within walking distance of Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino. “You will enjoy touring the great state of New Jersey as you work to earn a souvenir at each tour site to show your efforts and accomplishment,” reads the Lighthouse Challenge web site. Along the way you may even discover a new side of New Jersey as the lighthouses tend to be in less-populated, coastal areas which still maintain the charm often lost in the more densely populated areas of our fine state.” Nor are lighthouses the only featured attractions. Two lifesaving stations, in Ocean City and Stone Harbor, are included in the self-guided, take-it-at-your-own-pace tour, as are two museums, the Barnegat Light Historical Museum and the Cape May County Historical Museum. Directions to all of the lights, museums and lifesaving stations, along with the hours for each attraction, can be found at the Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey’s web site, Some of the attractions charge an admission fee; others request a donation. That, too, however, is good. “The lighthouses,” says the Lighthouse Challenge organizers, “encourage the public to take advantage of this special weekend to financially support and preserve the maritime history of our state as we face the same economic challenges as other sectors of commerce.” — Rick Mellerup

The SandPaper/Wednesday, October 17, 2012


‘Envisions’ Exhibit Focuses on Creative Process

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merging artists and faculty members of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts are the forces behind the “Envisions” exhibit currently at the Gallery at Michael Ryan Architects in Loveladies. The academy has the distinction of being the oldest art school in the nation, with famous alumni including Thomas Eakins, William Merritt Chase, Cecilia Beaux, John Sloan, Robert Henri and John Marin, to name a few. The school was instrumental in the revival of realism and figurative painting in the 1970s. “Envisions” co-curators Sheri Hansen, graduate of PAFA in the master’s program, and Jason Ward, PAFA fine arts graduate, handpicked the artists from the PAFA community. “One of the benefits of putting this show together is we get to work with artists we’ve worked with in the school,” said Ward, “artists we’ve had conversations with, artists that we know artistically at an intimate level. We understand what’s important to them in their process, why they make the work they do, they way they do. As different as all these works appear visually, the underlying structure of why they made them is very similar, and that for us, that ties it all together.” Hansen said “Envisions” is about the “artists’ practice or process.” “Some artists have a concept and then they map it out and execute it. Whereas, these artists start with a material and they allow the execution of it to lead up to their imagery. I think a lot of artists would describe their work as a process. There’s something that they love about what paint can do, in mixing colors, pushing them together on a surface and creating a threedimensionality. There are building blocks to making artwork, something I would call the artists’ craft, developing how you like to move the physical material and then deciding how can you relate that to your imagery, to meaning and to poetry.” Matthew Calaizzo’s “Warrior Run, Pennsylvania” is a woodcut print with mountains in the distance, but the artist also printed the wood grain itself, flat on the picture plane. “It’s a play between what it actually is (the wood) and the evolution of the work,” said Hansen. An abstract by J. Gordan titled “Eastern State” is a play on words, said Hansen. “It is influenced by walking up and seeing this imposing building in the urban landscape, but it also reminded him of different eastern philosophies.” Hansen also appreciates the artist’s use of building materials such as wood glue, graphite and wood stain – materials an artist might not normally use. A sculpture by Kirsten L. Fisher Price titled “It Happened Like This,” of pipe, wood branches and metal, may present a puzzle to the viewer. “She works with materials Continued on Page 38

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 Comedy Show, Ocean County College, Arts & Community Center, Black Box Theatre, College Drive, Toms River (732255-0500 or The event features Eric O’Shea, Arivin Mitchell and Richie Holliday. Ticket, $5. Doors open, 7:30 pm; show begins, 8 pm. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 Comedy Night & Pork Dinner, Manahawkin Elks Lodge, 520 Hilliard Blvd. The National Veterans Service Committee Southeast District present comedians Vic Dibitetto, Jerry Dinner and Eric Potts. Ticket, $25. Proceeds benefit local veterans. Doors open, 6:30 pm. For tickets, contact Don at 732-904-2477 or dkt141@

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 Comedy Night & Buffet Dinner, American Legion John Wesley Taylor Post #232, 499 North Main St. (Rte. 9), Barnegat. The event benefits State Commander Gene O’Grady. Cash bar. Tickets: advance, $20; at the door, $25. Dinner, 7 pm; show, 8 pm. Call Dyana Williams at 609-698-3794. A Night of Comedy, Stafford Twp. Arts Center, 1000 McKinley Ave., Manahawkin (609-489-8600 or www.staffordschools. org/STAC) Joe Bublewicz, Uncle Floyd and Tina Giorgi entertain. Tickets: inner circle, $20; general admission, $15. Doors open, 7:15 pm; show begins, 8 pm.

Children Needed for Holiday Show, Ocean Professional Theatre Co. seeks 4 leading children to play ages 7-9, preferably less than 55 inches tall (Christian/ Catholic, African American and Jewish), who sing and act. Other roles can be any ethnicity or type, 60 inches or less, ages 6-12 who sing and move. Submissions including photo and resume or list of school activities should be sent to Full-day weekend rehearsals begin Nov. 24; the show runs at Stafford Twp. Arts Center, 1000 McKinley Ave., Manahawkin, Dec. 7-16, including matinees. The playing schedule is available at www.

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CORE VALUES: ‘Envisions’ co-curator Sheri Hansen’s oil painting ‘Nocturne’ explores the barriers between experience and execution. Co-curator Jason Ward displays his Ocean I, II and III series. Ward finds through process, one painting will lead to the next. Israeli artist Dganit Zauberman’s highly textured oil painting ‘Boundary’ was created from memories of places she has lived.

THROUGH OCTOBER 21 “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!,” Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach aves., Beach Haven (609-4929477 or See website for schedule and ticket prices. OCTOBER 19 & 20 “Legally Blonde: the Musical,” Stafford Twp. Arts Center, 1000 McKinley Ave., Manahawkin. The Our Gang Players perform. Tickets: adult, $15; senior or student, $12; child younger than 12, $8. 7 pm. Reservations are available at 609597-0553 or THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 Driving Jersey: Homecoming, Stafford Twp. Arts Center, 1000 McKinley Ave., Manahawkin (609-489-8600 or An evening with the series’ filmmakers, Manahawkin natives Ryan Bott and Steve Rogers, includes performances by Gino Valenti, Halley Feaster, Michael Engesser and Adele C. Rogers. Suggested donation, $10. Doors open, 7 pm; show begins, 7:30 pm. WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24-28 “The Poe Mysteries,” Barnegat High School, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Blvd. ( The Ocean Professional Theatre Co. performs. Tickets: adult, $35; child younger than 13, $20. Show times: Wed. & Thurs., 3 pm; Fri. & Sat., 3 & 8 pm; Sun., 2 pm.



ortrait artist Tom Doyle is Pine Shores Art Association’s artist of the month. Doyle is well known in the association as an informal teacher and mentor of the Sunday afternoon portrait sessions held at the gallery on Stafford Avenue. Of the 40 or so pastel and oil portraits on exhibit, not one is a self-portrait, and that speaks to his unassuming grace and gentlemanly character. This retrospection of his work starts with an early still life he completed in 1964, through the period he worked as an illustrator in New York and created four of the iconic Breck Girls, a shampoo advertising campaign in the 1960s and ’70s. One of Doyle’s Breck Girl illustrations is housed in the Smithsonian collection. There are also sensitive portraits of his mother and Pine Shore’s artist friends as well as an assortment of attractive models. Doyle’s soft

handling of facial landmarks assures a pleasing, though accurate portrait. Doyle graduated from Pratt Institute of Art in 1955, and for many years did comps and illustrations for Madison Avenue ad agencies. In retirement he has completed the bulk of the work on display, though he also enjoys copying the masters. Doyle has won numerous prizes and ribbons from the Pastel Society of America, Ocean County College, the Ocean County Art Guild, and several awards for entries in Pine Shores Art Association shows. He was thrilled this spring when his granddaughter received her BFA with honors from Pratt. The public is invited to view Doyle’s work in the Pine Shores art gallery through October, open Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m., Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. —P.J.

OCTOBER 24-NOVEMBER 4 “Barefoot in the Park,” Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach aves., Beach Haven (609-492-9477 or www. See website for schedule and ticket prices.

Surf City (609-494-2480) Jim Conroy presents the program, featuring a video of the opera. Acts I and II, Nov. 2; Acts III and IV, Nov. 9. 10:30 am. Call to register or visit SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 Legend of the Jersey Devil Show, Albert Music Hall, 131 Wells Mills Rd. (Rte. 532), Waretown (609-971-1593 or Some of the bands expected include J&E, Heidi Olsen & the Night, Acoustic Thunder and Firelight. The Jersey Devil makes a live visit during the 8 pm set; cameras are welcome. Admission: adult, $5; child younger than 12, $1. Doors open, 6:30 pm; show, 7:30-11:30 pm.

OCTOBER 25-NOVEMBER 3 “The Dream of the Burning Boy,” Ocean County College, Arts & Community Center, Black Box Theatre, College Drive, Toms River (732-255-0500 or After the death of the high school “golden boy,” everyone deals with his passing in unusual ways. Tickets: adult, $22; senior, $20; student, $10. Thurs. & Fri., 7:30 pm; Sat., 8 pm; Sun., 2 pm. Preview performance, Oct. 25; all tickets $10. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 Murder Mystery Dinner Show, Sea Oaks Country Club, 99 Golf View Drive, Little Egg Harbor Twp. The Riddlesbrook Touring Theatre Co. presents “Revenge of the Jersey Devil.” The event benefits the Tuckerton Seaport. Ticket, $79; overnight packages are available. 6 pm. To reserve, call 609-296-8868 or e-mail OCTOBER 30-NOVEMBER 6 Register for STAC Talent Showcase, Stafford Twp. Arts Center, 1000 McKinley Ave., Manahawkin. Local amateur, semi-professional and professional dancers, actors, singers, musicians and comedians 12 and older may participate as soloists or group acts. There is no registration fee. The performance is Nov. 13. For application and information, contact 609-489-8600 or or visit the arts center.

Bluegrass & Pinelands Music, Albert Music Hall, 131 Wells Mills Rd. (Rte. 532), Waretown (609-9711593 or Every Sat.; doors open, 6:30 pm. Oct., 20, Jim Murphy memorial, Ann Leyland, Piney Blues, Ong’s Hat Band, Elaine & Friends and Sweet Country Pine. Oct. 27, Ditch Diggers, Melanie & Sonny, J&E Co., Warm Hearted Country, North Country, Russ & Friends and Pickin’ Shed jam. Singers Needed, Stockton College, Alton Auditorium, A-wing, Jimmie Leeds Rd., Pomona. Stockton College presents its holiday choral performance Dec. 9. All are welcome. Rehearsals are Mon., 7:30 pm. Call Brian Lyons at 609-562-4891. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20 “It’s a Grand Night for Singing,” Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, 220 East Main St., Tuckerton (609296-9618) The concert features the Kauriga Orchestra with tenor Justin Gonzalez, saxophonist Bill Douglas and mezzo soprano Leore Kauriga. Tickets: adult, $30; child younger than 16, $10; available from Dorita at the office and after each service. “Let’s Begin ... an Evening of Overtures,” Ocean County College, Arts & Community Center, College Drive, Toms River (732-25500460 or The Garden State Philharmonic performs. Tickets: adults, $40; student, $10. 8 pm. Free pre-concert program, 7:15 pm. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 “Sounds of the Shore” Band Competition, Southern Regional High School, Goldberger Field, Rte. 9, Manahawkin. So far 8 bands are scheduled to compete. The Southern Regional Rams also perform. Admission: adult, $10; senior or student, $7. 6 pm. FRIDAYS, NOVEMBER 2 & 9 Opera: “Carmen” by Georges Bizet, Island Branch Ocean County Library, 217 South Central Ave.,

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, 7:30 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., Dan Brown, 9:30 pm; Sat., Lenny G & the Soulsenders, 9:30 pm. Calloways Restaurant, 597 Rte. 9, Eagleswood (609978-0220) Call for info. daddy O, 4401 Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach (609-494-1300) Thurs., Brian Parr, 6-9 pm; Sat., Will Duvall, 6-10 pm. Dutchman’s Brauhaus, Cedar Bonnet Island (609494-8197) The Upstairs: Sat., The Following, 9 pm. Bavarian Tavern: Fri., Tony Pileggi, 6 pm; Sat., John Schuster, 6 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., Capt. Bill. Joe Pop’s Shore Bar & Restaurant, 20th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom (609-494-0558) Sat., Ted Hammock & Jason Booth. Nardi’s Tavern, 11801 Long Beach Blvd., Haven Beach (609-492-9538) Fri., Celebrity Shot, 9 pm; Sat., Jolly Rotten Skeletons, 10 pm. Octopus’s Garden, 771 Rte. 9, Mayetta (609-5978828) Every Tues. & Wed., April. Plantation, West 80th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Harvey Cedars (609-494-8191) Sat., The Danksters, 10 pm. Sea Oaks Country Club, 99 Golf View Drive, Little Egg Harbor (609-296-2656 or Fri., Buck Charles Band, 9 pm; 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. Tuckerton Beach Grille, 1000 South Green St., Tuckerton (609-294-3600) Fri., Fred Conley, 8 pm; Sat., call for info. Note: Many places have DJs or other entertainment on unlisted nights.

The SandPaper/Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Pastel Artist Tom Doyle Is PSAA’s ‘Man of Many Faces’

Artwork by Tom Doyle

BRIGHT LIGHT: Although he is primarily known as a portrait artist, Tom Doyle’s still lifes are imbued with the same soft light. See more of Doyle’s artwork at

Chatsworth Cranberry Festival Celebrates NJ’s Sour Little Berry


he 29th annual Cranberry Festival will be held in the center of the town of Chatsworth on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20 and 21. More than 160 arts and crafts and food vendors and more than 35 different antiques dealers will be in attendance each day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, selling anything and everything handcrafted, oldfashioned and/or cranberry. “If you can make it out of cranberries, we have it at the festival,” said Lynn Giamalis, chairwoman of the Festival Committee of Chatsworth. “Cranberry mustard, vinegar, jams, jellies, marmalade, ice cream, muffins, cake, dumplings, fritters, fudge. If there’s something you can make cranberries with, someone will do it.” Well, New Jersey is the nation’s third largest cranberry harvester. What else did you expect? The festival has been celebrated for the past 29 years in tribute of the area’s cranberry cultivation, which began in the 19th century. Its main goal has been to help restore and preserve the White Horse Inn, which was built in the early 1800s. The hotel was near ruin before the townspeople decided to save it. Fully restored, it now stands as the town’s community center. “But we still need to raise funds to maintain it,” explained Giamalis. “And people love going to the festival. Each year it gets bigger and bigger,” she added. The Bullzeye Band will be entertaining guests throughout the weekend from 11 a.m.

to 4 p.m. Influenced by legendary musicians such as Lynryd Skynyrd, the Allman Brothers and Tracy Lawrence, among others, the band will be playing some of the greatest country, funk and Southern rock music, both covers and originals. A pack of wolves from the Howling Woods Farm, featured in Disney’s “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” film, will also make a guest appearance. An Antique and Classic Automobiles Show, featuring more than 100 vehicles, will take place all day on Sunday, weather permitting. It’s a good idea to arrive at the festival early, as the small town gets harder to navigate through once it fills up with excited eventgoers. If you do arrive bright and early, be sure to take advantage of the breakfast served each morning between 6 and 11 at the Chatsworth Volunteer Firehouse. A food court, located behind the White Horse Inn, will be open throughout the festival. Also take advantage of the Information Booth. The assistants there will help you find your way around the fair. A brochure with a brief run-down of the town’s history will help you get started. Admission to the festival is free. A $5 donation will be accepted for parking at the school off Second Street. Parking along Route 532 is not permitted. For more information, or to purchase festival attire, visit — Kelley Anne Essinger

Hear a ‘Spirited’ Talk on Colonial Taverns


he Friends of the Long Beach Island branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City will hold an open house at the facility on Sunday, Oct. 21. Gina Ciccone, publicity director for the Friends, said a reception begins at 2 p.m. At 2:45 p.m., storyteller David Emerson presents “The Lure and Lore of Liquor: Tavern Beverages of the American Revolution.” The co-owner of History on the Hoof, Emerson will explore colonial drinking customs and the beverages that were available in an 18thcentury tavern. Program coordinator Nancy Petralia said the purpose of the open house is to introduce the public to the Friends as well as to programs and services offered at the branch. Forms for joining the group will be available. “We’ll start off with some socializing and then have what looks like a very entertaining program,” she said. Emerson said in a telephone interview that

during the 18th century, rum was high on the list of tavern favorites. “It wasn’t like the rum we have today,” he said. “It was a very dark rum, and it was quite strong.” He said gin carried “a social stigma because it was cheap and easy to make.” “But it was very popular in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York because of the Dutch settlers,” he said. “It was the Dutch who introduced gin to taverns in England. In a sense, gin was the heroin of the 18th century.” Emerson said he would also share drink recipes that people could make it home, such as Fish House Punch. The concoction consisted of juice squeezed from 18 lemons, two gallons of spring water, a pound of refined white sugar and two quarts of rum. “It was delicious and quite potent,” he said. For more information and to register for the program, call the branch at 609-494-2480. —E.E.

The SandPaper/Wednesday, October 17, 2012


Federal, County and Local Funds Join Forces to Preserve Pocket Marsh


t’s only a “pocket” marsh, just a backwash where the rolling salt marsh transitions into a maritime forest of holly, oak, pine and sassafras trees. And this parcel of land, off Great Bay Boulevard in Little Egg Harbor Township, is hemmed in by township and county roads, yet ospreys soar over it and kingfishers dive into its salty creek looking for minnows as the tide washes through twice a day, coaxing tiny fiddler crabs and periwinkles out of the cord grass. This marsh could have been developed; its western, upland edge that fronts Center Street was zoned commercial. But luckily, the marsh adjoins the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve, a federal entity created in 1997 to promote the responsible management of the Great Bay and Little Egg Harbor estuaries through scientific research, education and stewardship. On Thursday, Oct. 11, just eight days shy of the JCNERR’s 15th anniversary, off icials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, JCNERR, Ocean County Natural Lands Trust and Little Egg Harbor Open Space Committee came together to celebrate the preservation of the marsh and dedicate it to Fred and Judy Grassle, two internationally known marine scientists. Efforts to preserve the marsh go back 15 years because the original owner was not a willing seller. Ocean County Freeholder John Bartlett, chairman of the county’s parks and recreation committee, said the piece was purchased from the heirs of the Griffith Estate for $195,000. The JCNERR staff, including Watershed Coordinator Lisa Auermuller, successfully applied for a $100,000 NOAA grant, while Ocean County kicked in $95,000 in openspace funds to secure the deed to the marsh. A week later, the Little Egg Harbor Township Committee voted

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OPEN SPACE STEWARDS: Rutgers’ Marine Biologist Judy Grassle (left) joins Lisa Auermuller of the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve in front of the ‘Grassle Marsh’ on Great Bay Boulevard. to spend $45,000 of its open space fund to reimburse the county. Ocean County will hold the deed while the JCNERR will work to incorporate the marsh into its educational programs. Auermuller said the long-term plan is to create an interpretive trail and boardwalk from the educational building at 130 Great Bay Blvd. and continue research started by Ken Able, director of the Rutgers Marine Field Station, which is located at the very end of the road and the marsh.

During the dedication, Michael Migliori, project specialist from NOAA, said the marsh was a perfect example of how federal funds could be leveraged at the state and local level to make an impact on the coast in keeping with the intent of the Coastal Zone Management Act. Fred Grassle was the first director of the Marine and Coastal Sciences Department at Rutgers University. Mike De Luca, JCNERR manContinued on Page 37

esidents on the east end of Fairview Avenue in Beach Haven who have complained about a major construction project at an oceanfront home starting during the summer are also asking borough officials about looking into contractor vehicles parked on streets. At the August borough council meeting, several homeowners said 100 pilings would be installed and the four-day demolition of the home had created excessive noise and traffic on nearby borough streets. The home was being razed to make room for a larger residence. They suggested that such a massive undertaking should wait until after the summer season. During the public portion of last week’s meeting, resident Thomas Sullivan said that since Sept. 21, a “box truck” has been parked in front of his house. “It has not moved, and I don’t know how long it is going to be there,” he said. “It is 20 feet long, 12 feet high, and I can’t see across the street.” Sullivan said the truck is being used for storing construction equipment. “I don’t know if this would be considered an abandoned vehicle,” said Sullivan. “We’d like to get some relief.” Another resident, Don Lenhard, said that when he asked someone by the truck why he could park there, he replied, “Because I can.” “I can understand it being there during working hours, but it shouldn’t be there all the time,” he said. “It doesn’t seem like they have much consideration for us.”

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National Icon Meets Island Icon Bald Eagle Soars to Barnegat Light

THIS LAND: Capturing a bald eagle flying over High Bar Harbor must have been this photographer’s catch of the day, maybe the year.

Borough Manager Richard Crane said that if the truck is properly registered and insured, and is not sitting on private property, there’s “not much we can do.” “We’d have to look into changing the ordinance,” he said. Crane said the only construction restrictions during the summer are drawing water from the bay or ocean for installing pilings. “Contractors use high-pressurized water, and the work leaves a lot of large hoses lying around, which would be very inconvenient for people going to the beach,” he said. “But that does not prohibit builders from installing pilings through alternate means, like pounding them into the sand, which causes vibrations.” Councilman Robert Keeler said the council would continue discussions with Borough Engineer Frank Little and other professional staff members concerning construction and vehicle parking. — Eric Englund

Annual Dune Grass Planting Effort Grows


olunteers planted 25,000 pieces of dune grass throughout Long Beach Island Saturday, from Holgate to Loveladies, as part of an annual effort sponsored by Lorry’s Island End Motel, the LBI Business Alliance and Long Beach Township. “We had a record number of people – 160,” including local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, said Lorry’s owner Bill Hutson, all of whom helped to plant a record amount of the grass, which originated as 250 bundles provided by the township. “We started this eight years ago with five people,” Hutson added. He’s pleased that the effort continues to grow, and he hopes even more individuals, groups and businesses consider helping out in coming years. He also encourages oceanfront homeowners to call him if they’d like to take part in the future plantings – which includes an afternoon barbecue at Lorry’s, sponsored by the motel and the LBI Business Alliance – or if they would like the dunes in front of their house to be planted. As Hutson pointed out, he and township Recycling and Clean Communities Coordinator Angela Contillo Andersen are working together to devise a more comprehensive dune grass planting initiative that includes cooperation with the other Island towns and area organizations. “Dune grass (American beach grass) is a soldier on the front lines of storms,” said Andersen. “The root system acts as intricate mat that deters storm surge from washing away the sand dune systems. ... Dune grass is just one of the elements in a more Continued on Page 37

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hen Manahawkin resident Tom Logue, a 28-year mail carrier on Long Beach Island, received the National Association of Letter Carriers’ National Hero of the Year Award in Washington, D.C. last month, he said he’d had no idea he would receive as much attention as he did. He was recognized for his rescue last summer of an 8-year-old boy who was caught in a rip current off the beach at East 33rd Street in Beach Haven. He attributed his recognition to The SandPaper’s 2011 coverage of the event. “The SandPaper was the one that started the whole thing,” said Logue. “That article, how it made it to D.C. with the rest of the nominations in the United States for the award, I don’t know. But that’s what started it for me. So I owe The SandPaper a lot.” Logue was enjoying a relaxing day at the beach with his family on Father’s Day last year when he said he noticed the young boy struggling in the water. He had been keeping a watchful eye on the child after noticing he was swimming near the undertow. “The water was really rough, and sure enough, a big wave hit the kid and he was driven out farther into the ocean. It was like he had a rope tied around him,” Logue remembered. “He tried to say, ‘Help,’ but all he got out was the first letter. That was it. Then he went under.” Logue immediately rushed into the water to save the boy before anyone else, including the lifeguards, was able to realize what was happening. After battling the ocean’s strong currents while remaining calm for the boy’s sake, he reached the shore, where he was greeted by an awe-stricken crowd and the boy’s thankful father. Later that week, The SandPaper’s report on Logue’s heroism was spotted hanging on the walls in restaurants and shops across the Island. Wherever he went, he said, he was stopped by people who wanted to thank him for his courageous endeavor. He said he even had to call for backup on his mail route because he was constantly being pulled over by locals and tourists who wanted to congratulate him. Continued on Page 37

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SC Council Studies Expense of Sending Students to SRHS Dogs on Beach Issue Tabled for Now


urf City is not happy with how much money it has to pay to the Southern Regional School District. That was the message delivered Wednesday night at the borough’s monthly meeting, during which the mayor and council passed a resolution agreeing to pay their share of the costs to Vito Gagliardi Jr., a lawyer specializing in finding ways to reduce allocations from towns that send their students to regional schools. Mayor Leonard T. Connors met with Gagliardi and all the mayors of Long Beach Island approximately two weeks prior to Wednesday’s meeting and discussed the proposed analysis Gagliardi could offer that might lead to “professional advice on how to lower the cost of our involvement with Southern Regional,” as Connors put it. “We’ve been discussing it for some time,” said Connors. “Gagliardi seems to have the inside track in regard to legal work he’s already done for Seaside Park and some other towns.” Gagliardi has 23 years of experience as a lawyer and is currently a principal of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, for which he chairs the Education Law Team. Seaside Park has been a client of the firm for approximately eight years during analysis of a similar issue of costs paid to a regional school district. The firm has done related work throughout the state, the most prominent being a case involving North Haledon that went all the way to the Supreme Court of New Jersey. According to Gagliardi, preliminary work was done roughly six or seven years ago with Beach Haven and Long Beach Township officials, though that project did not proceed beyond an initial investigation. “It seems that all the mayors want this analysis to go forward, and, assuming that we are retained, we’d be pleased to do it,” said Gagliardi. “It’s the allocation of the regional school taxes that are an issue right now. You have a scenario where Long Beach Island towns send less than 20 percent of the kids and they pay more than 80 percent of the cost. So the idea is to look at that and to see what, if anything, can be done to modify that.” Surf City homeowners currently pay two separate school tax levies annually, for Southern Regional and for the Long Beach Island Consolidated School District. Surf City’s total tax levy for Southern Regional in 2012 is $3,566,801.67, according to Chief Financial Officer David Pawlishak. Residents have a regional school tax rate of 23.1 cents per $100 of assessed evaluation. With the average property in Surf City yielding $679,000 of assessment, this means the average residential household pays $1,568.49 to Southern Regional each year. Gagliardi would not speculate on what potential legal theories might apply as it all depends on the analysis,

and every school district is different. “Frankly, if there’s no way to help them, we will be very straightforward and tell them that.” The resolution at Wednesday’s meeting called for up to $10,000 to be allocated to Gagliardi. Connors estimated Gagliardi’s fee to be between $50,000 and $60,000, shared among the Island municipalities. Connors said it is then prorated and reduced, and should end up costing the borough only what he estimated to be between $3,000 and $4,000. The meeting with Gagliardi came via invitation from the LBI mayors, who he said “clearly had some discussions before contacting me.” At the meeting with Gagliardi, Connors said a clear-cut blueprint was not laid out as to how allocations from LBI to Southern Regional might be lowered, though the mayor remained sold on the lawyer’s track record. The issue has been an ongoing one for years, for Connors especially, dating back prior to the creation of Southern Regional in 1957. Connors voiced opposition to the plan to construct the high school in 1955 during his first year living on LBI. He suggested then, with little support, that the high school be built on the Island instead. “I was the guy running with two left feet,” said Connors. “I got up in the firehouse and said, ‘This is crazy. We should be building the high school on the Island.’ Now whether or not that would float, who knows. The mistake was made in my opinion when building a school on the mainland and Continued on Page 38

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THAT’S LIFE: Sinatra-voiced singer Dave Sodano brings smiles to seniors at St. Francis Community Center. He visited the center as part of its socialization and recreation services.

Sodano Livens Seniors’ Spirits As St. Francis Volunteer Entertainer


esides sponsoring the 18Mile Run on Oct. 7, St. Francis Community Center remains ever busy on a daily basis, working to offer senior services that on Oct. 3 included a musical performance by Dave Sodano, who volunteered to sing for the center’s weekday lunch audience. Sodano sang “Sinatra by the Sea” weekly throughout the summer at Spray Beach Inn, and on Wednesday he glided through Old Blue Eyes classics such as “My Way” and “New York, New York.” “He is so good I could sit here all day and listen to him,” said Barbara Hopf, 81, of Haven Beach. “You were terrific! It was a great afternoon,” Hopf told Sodano. Sodano is an example of performers who are part of the socialization and recreation portion of senior services offered by St.

Francis and might include, as it did on Wednesday, a meal offered as part of the congregate lunch program that seniors receive for a suggested donation of $2. “A lot of these people are single and home alone, and it’s a good way for them to have companionship together,” said Sodano, who riled up the crowd, coaxing them into singing along, and even getting volunteers like Sherry Schnepp into the act as part of a group of impromptu Rockettes who kicked up their legs while Sodano melted the seniors’ “little town blues” away. “We do a lot of nice things like having Dave Sodano come in, which is stuff that they really enjoy,” said Schnepp. “It can be awful lonely for many of them to sit at home by themselves, and this is good for socialization.” A calendar of events can be found

at Linda Falb, director of senior services, makes that schedule, which includes an upcoming workshop on Oct. 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. that will illustrate the coming changes to Medicare in 2013. That workshop takes place at the Southern Ocean Service Center in Manahawkin, followed by a threesite luncheon. “At some point the nutrition programs will be moving there,” said Falb, though a date had not been set by press time. Falb said the center is always on the lookout for volunteer entertainers like Sodano. “If you have a talent that you may want to share with the community, give us a call. We’re always looking for new things for them, regardless of whether it’s an educational program, singing or anything.” — Michael Molinaro

LEH to Study Municipal Utilities Authority Finances


n light of a Press of Atlantic City newspaper story that published Little Egg Harbor Municipal Utilities Director David Johnson’s $201,000 salary, Little Egg Harbor Township Mayor John Kehm and the committee directed Township Engineer Jim Oris to do a study of the MUA, a separate municipal authority. At the Oct. 11 municipal meeting, Kehm answered questions from the public while asserting that although the township committee appoints members to the MUA committee, it has no power to direct MUA business. He did acknowledge that he had heard “a lot of people want to dissolve it.” “The MUA has their own committee meetings, attorneys and engineers,” said Kehm. “In my opinion, I believe the salary is too high, and we can take this opportunity to turn to our professionals to inspect the infrastructure and how much it would cost to replace something like that. The governing body doesn’t know what the cost-effectiveness is, what debts they have. Before we go in that direction, we have to know if it’s legal

and whether it has its advantages.” Deputy Mayor Ray Gormley added that not all the taxpayers in Little Egg Harbor are water and sewer ratepayers since not everyone is hooked up to the system. “To assume their debt now would mean those who are not on water and sewer would also assume that debt,” said Gormley. “The second and biggest problem is there are a lot of new communities with new infrastructure, but there are older sections of the township, like Mystic Island, where the infrastructure could be 50 to 60 years old. Those with the brand-new infrastructure would have to assume that debt” if and when they were replaced, said Gormley. “There’s not a person who is not irate about that salary; it’s absurd. But have you, as a ratepayer, ever attended an MUA meeting?” The MUA was created in 1972 and Little Egg Harbor entered into a service contract in 1976. The MUA owns and operates the potable water supply and wastewater collection system. The base rate has not had an increase in 15 years.

The committee adopted a resolution by title to have the engineer do a report on the MUA and its five-year projected plan, and a financial audit. Democratic candidate for committee Peter Ferwerda suggested the mayor and committee reach out to former Stafford Township Mayor and present-day County Administrator Carl Block and former Stafford Business Adminstrator and current Dover Township Administrator Paul Shives to get the information on how they dissolved Stafford’s MUA. “Get their game plan,” said Ferwerda. “According to the statutes of New Jersey, what you have made, you can take away.” Township Attorney Robin La Bue said the statute also states the authority has to concur with the dissolution. Since the last township meeting, where questions about a possible town-wide reassessment were discussed, Business Administrator Garrett Loesch said he and the mayor had met with Township Tax Assessor Joseph Sorrentino. “We had a positive and progressive meeting, and agreed

he can research” an in-house reassessment, said Loesch. “But our position is not formulated yet.” Kehm said the ad hoc committee formed to look into a solution to the town’s burgeoning tax appeals was still doing fact-finding. 'When we get all the information, we will have a good presentation from the subcommittee.” Township resident Art Mooney asked if the committee would rescind its resolution adopted earlier this year to go out to bid for a revaluation company. “Once we get all the information from the subcommittee, we will make our final determination,” said Kehm. Mooney asked if the presentation would be given before Election Day, Nov. 6, and Kehm said that was the goal. Oris recommended that the township award a bid of $241,132 to Warriners’ Construction Inc. of Egg Harbor Township to construct the building shell of the ball rooms and concession stand at the Little Egg Continued on Page 37

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Ocean County ‘Superintendent of the Year’

LEH School District Super Wins Award

Pat Johnson

ALL FOR ONE: District unity was the winner in Little Egg Harbor. Superintendent Frank Kasyan, gives credit to his entire team, including Business Administrator Lynn Coates and Executive Secretary Madge Rosenberg.

Ryan Morrill

PERFECT MATCH: Chris Capp has owned nine different types of dogs in his lifetime. After adopting two pit bulls, he says he’d never own a different breed.

Far From Vicious: Pit Bull Awareness Defeats Stereotypes C hris Capp, 62, of Cedar Bonnet Island, grew up loving dogs. Over the course of his lifetime, he has owned nine different varieties, including a Labrador retriever, poodle and mixed breeds. But when he started volunteering at the Southern Ocean County Animal Shelter three years ago, he did not think he would wind up falling in love with and adopting an American pit bull terrier. In honor of National Pit Bull Awareness Month, dedicated to changing perceptions and stereotypes about pit bulls and their owners, Capp did not have any trouble coming up with enough good things to say about the misjudged breed. “Many people think they are killers, that they’re brutal monsters. But that’s what I find so ironic and so crazy, because of the nine dogs I’ve cohabitated with, the two pit bulls have been the most docile, the most friendly (and) the most loving out of all of them,” said Capp, playfully kissing his most recent adoptee, Sarah, a year-old pit bull he rescued from the shelter just a month ago, after his first pit bull passed away from an accident. Originally looking for a way to spend time with cats and dogs without the responsibility of taking care of a pet after traveling and moving to Florida part-time, Capp turned to the local shelter in Stafford Township to get his “animal fix.” Before he knew it, he had adopted a 1½-year-old pit bull named Daisy. She was contrary to everything pit bulls are assumed to be:

violent, temperamental, disobedient and unpredictable. According to Capp, many people who met Daisy believed she had been trained as a service dog because she was so intelligent and well behaved. Or they presumed he was a dog whisperer. “I don’t think that’s it at all,” Capp admitted. “You literally tell these dogs something once and they get it through their head. Training is a misnomer. You just simply talk to them like people,” he said. Dorothy Reynolds, president of the Friends of Southern Ocean County Animal Shelter, attested to the aptitude of the breed. They were once the breed of choice, after TV shows such as “The Little Rascals” gave them a good reputation. Unfortunately, the public is now fearful of them because they have become so widely used in dog fighting, primarily for their acute trainability and ownership loyalty. “Now as soon as people hear ‘pit bull’ they think, ‘dog fighting, Michael Vick,’ etcetera,” said Reynolds. “People who do come in, however, and give the pit bulls a chance, come back to us later with pictures and stories, saying they never thought they would adopt a pit bull, but it’s turned out to be the most wonderful, loving dog. And they’re so glad that they did.” Pit bulls were once known as the “nanny dog” and were often used as babysitters for young children. In Capp’s case, Daisy and Sarah have


he Ocean County office of the state Department of Education has selected Little Egg Harbor School District Superintendent Frank Kasyan as Ocean County Superintendent of the Year. Kasyan accepted the award at the Sept. 17 board of education meeting. In a subsequent interview with the Tuckerton Leader, Kasyan said the award was not just for him personally but for all who work in the district, particularly the ever-present Business Administrator Lynn Coates and Administrative Secretary Madge Rosenberg. Kasyan is the Ocean County representative on several state committees: the Legislative, Special Education and Superintendent Executive committees. “And we are piloting the new teacher evaluation process this year, and I sit on that committee. So everyone knows Little Egg Harbor; we are on the map because of our efficiency.” Kasyan pointed out the recent accomplishments and future goals in the district. “Our transportation system has been rated in the top five in the state. And the state sent two groups from Washington to come visit our preschool. We rank as the highestachieving B Factor Group in the state. “I think it’s wonderful for us. And there are several new initiatives we are working on. “Everyone understands the Early Childhood initiative that has made us one of the top three in the state. Principal Connie Fugere has made the transition to the building so easy, and Patti DeGeorge has worked very closely with her. We collaborate here. “That whole (preschool) building wouldn’t be there without the (grant) money and Lynn (Coates) has worked tirelessly on that. The business office has been working for the past five years in getting funding that would not impact the taxpayers. “Phoenix Financial Advisors got the five-year lease-purchase agreement with Bank of America for $1.8 million,” interjected Coates. “Everybody knows about our

preschool initiative, but what they don’t know about is the energy savings that is going on here, as well,” continued Kasyan. “We have solar panels on each of our buildings that have grossed us $50,576 through selling the SRECs (solar credits sold back to energy companies), plus the reduced cost of our electric bill. “On top of that, we are now involved in energy education. Trina Reigelman is our energy education person, and we have grossed $100,889 from the energy savings from October 2011. That’s from signs that remind people to turn off the lights and computers. She was a para-professional who worked here, and was hired with a part-time position for $16,000 a year. She comes here early in the morning and late at night, when school is not in session, going around checking for all of us in every building.” Coates added that another energy project that was funded by a grant from the state Board of Public Utilities replaced about 100 old CRT monitors with energy-efficient LCD computer monitors. “Our brand is ‘Excellence in Education.’ From looking at our scores, they are indicative of the focus within our staff,” Kasyan remarked. “Our staff has embraced the redistricting initiative to create neighborhood schools. Our K-6 schools allow us to have family members together, and now we have more parent involvement in our schools than we ever have. “It seems like all the pieces are falling into place. “We have three new curriculums that we are implementing. When the NJ Ask scores come out, you will see we did very well in math and science. We did OK in language arts and literacy, but for our factor group, we did well. So I attribute that to the teachers who embraced the curriculum. We had 51 teachers pilot the Go Math program from Houghton Mifflin last year – 1,000 children. The American Reading Co. has made an

impact. Last year we saw an average of 1.8 years of growth in (students’) literacy, which is huge for us. Now we have the Zaner-Bloser writing curriculum that 60 teachers are piloting. Principals Deborah Giannuzzi (George J. Mitchell School) and Troy Henderson (Frog Pond School) have both embraced the instructional leadership role as principals, and we are seeing the results. “Recently in the teachers’ contract, the board negotiated having 42 teachers stay for one hour a week, 26 times, to give children after-school instruction. That’s huge. There’s been a big commitment here.” The three-year teacher contract was settled on Sept. 19 with a 2 percent raise each year, with teachers also paying a much larger percentage of their health coverage. “Another new initiative was getting involved in ‘e-pals,’ affording student opportunity to partner with a class in another country. They take classes together; they start with sending letters to each other. “Every classroom we have is a ‘smart’ classroom. They all have smart boards (connected to computers and Internet); all have projectors, availability to printers, digital cameras – which is awesome. “People look at us and say, ‘Your student/teacher ratio is large,’ but our average ratio is 12.3 students per teacher.” Another pilot program is aimed at equipping 120 students in two grades with Kindles so the children don’t have to carry heavy textbooks. “So when you ask the question ‘How do you become Superintendent of the Year in Ocean County,’ it’s not me; it’s all the great things that are happening in the district through the wonderful people we have here – from the teachers to the custodians, the transportation director, business administrator and our efficient administrative secretary, Madge Rosenberg.” — Pat Johnson

been wonderful caretakers of his mother, Irene Leonetti-Capp. When

his mother fell in the house, Daisy’s incessant bark helped make him aware

of the situation. Continued on Page 38

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Geocaching and Ghost Tours Planned for Spring

AC Electric Co. Sponsors Free Tree Give-Away


tlantic City Electric is providing 3,000 free trees to customers through Energy-Saving Trees, an Arbor Day Foundation program that helps conserve energy and reduce electricity bills through strategic tree planting. Customers can reserve their free trees at The program will continue until all 3,000 trees are reserved. The saplings, two to four feet tall, will be delivered directly to customers at an ideal time for planting. An online tool helps customers estimate the annual energy savings that will result from planting trees in the most strategic locations on their property. They may reserve up to two trees and are expected to care for and plant them in the location provided by the online tool. Trees offered include Washington hawthorn, white dogwood, bald cypress, American beech, hackberry, river birch and sugar maple. “This program benefits the environment and can help customers save money on their energy bills,” said Vince Maione, Atlantic City Electric region president. The Energy-Saving Trees online tool was created by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Davey Institute, a division of Davey Tree Expert Co., and uses peer-reviewed scientific research from the USDA Forest Service i-Tree software to calculate estimated benefits. In addition to providing approximate energy savings, the tool also estimates other benefits, including cleaner air, reduced carbon dioxide emissions and improved stormwater management. The 3,000 trees are estimated to produce more than $500,000 in energy savings within 20 years. The Arbor Day Foundation is a nonprofit conservation and education organization with one million members, with the mission to inspire people to plant, nurture and celebrate trees. More information can be found at, or on Facebook. —P.J.

NJ Joins Mid-Atlantic Sea Grant Programs In Research Plan


he New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium recently partnered with a number of Mid-Atlantic programs to complete a plan to advance coordinated research that promotes economic and environmental sustainability throughout the region. “The ocean and coastal areas of the Mid-Atlantic face a number of challenges from threats such as climate change and habitat degradation, opportunities for economic development from offshore energy, commercial and recreational fisheries, and other sustainable uses of coastal and marine resources,” NJSGC Director of Communications Kim Kosko explained. “Impacts from climate change, including sea-level rise and extreme weather events, are predicted to increase in the coming years, with

LBI Residents Aim to Increase Off-Season Tourism


fter the nation’s economic collapse in 2009, Mary Ann Gutchigian began investigating the web for a better way to rent her home on Long Beach Island during the off-season. In the midst of her search, she stumbled upon a website for geocaching, a worldwide, outdoor treasurehunting game. The game uses a handheld GPSdevice to lead participants to a specific location, in search of a hidden canister called a geocache, which holds a unique object people can obtain and observe. It began in 2000 after GPS-enthusiast Dave Ulmer began testing the navigational accuracy of these systems, which had just been upgraded by the United States to include selective ability. The game instantly caught on and has become a fun, traveling adventure that has attracted more than four million people around the world. For many towns across the nation, geocaching has even become a source of economic growth, attracting adventure-seekers into local establishments. Intrigued by the game’s benefits, Gutchigian believes that setting up a geocaching trail on the Island will improve the chances of her house and others’ being rented, as well as help the area’s economy during the shoulder season. “Geocachers come in the offseason. They don’t like coming into an area that’s highly populated because they don’t want little kids misplacing the canisters,” said Gutchigian. “These people are diehards. They’ll come out in blizzards and go kayaking, or scuba-diving in the ocean or the bay to find these caches. Then they’ll stop to get coffee at Wawa, eat at our restaurants, use our gas stations and increase revenue,” she explained. Many people in the area have already stashed geocaches across the Island and on the mainland. By organizing a specific trail of caches, Gutchigian believes the game will help increase year-round tourism. “If tourists are coming to the Island in the off-season for geocaching, and they’ve never been here before, once they walk the beaches and the bay and they see all the stores offering kayaks and stand-up paddleboards, Jet Skis and fishing and everything else, you better believe that they’re going to come back in the summertime, not to geocache, but to vacation with their family and friends,” she said. Many local institutions are behind Gutchigian’s theory, including the Long Beach Island Business Alliance, Bay Village, Nardi’s, The Haymarket, A Little Bite of Italy

and the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce. Many believe the LBI Geocache Trail will be most effective when planned around the Island’s biggest affairs, such as Chowderfest. “It’s a worldwide competition for people of all ages, and if people get their family and friends together, it can be a great way for everyone to learn about this amazing environment we have here (on LBI),” Gutchigian explained. “There are tons and tons of things to do around here, but you can’t do it in the summertime; it’s insane. If you come in the off-season, it’s nice and slow-paced. You have the road to yourself, the stores are still open, the restaurants are open and you can just take your time and do whatever you want,” she added. Meanwhile, local Ship Bottom resident Maggie O’Neill, affectionately known as the “ghost girl of LBI,” hopes her idea for a ghost story driving tour will also help the area’s off-season tourism. The haunting excursion is a spinoff of her “Into the Mystic Legend and Ghost Tours,” a walking tour that has taken place in downtown Beach Haven every summer since 2008. With the help of the Long Beach Island Museum, O’Neill said she has been able to maintain the eccentric walking tour as many excited tourists have been apt to join. Now looking to expand the circuit by

including a road tour, navigated through CD, she said she hopes to incorporate 12 to 15 different ghost stories that have occurred on the Island, anywhere from Holgate to Barnegat Light. “I think it’s going to be terrific in the off-season. I think it’s a wonderful thing to be able to do,” said O’Neill. “People can come from all over and spend the day driving to the different, mysterious spots on LBI. If businesses have a mysterious story, much like on my walking tours, and they’re on the CD, it’s a terrific advertisement,” she added. The driving tours will also make for a great escape from the colder fall and winter weather, as well as the more humid spring and summer climate, as participants can stay in their cars. “The weather is not as much of a factor during a driving tour as it is with the walking tours,” O’Neill stated. “If it’s a rainy day, it’s a great thing to do. You can just hop in the car and drive to the different places. “The traffic is not half as bad during the week, especially during the off-season, and because you buy the CD you can go anytime you want,” she explained. The tour is expected to last about two hours, when factoring in actual driving time. O’Neill believes participants will be interested in getting out of their cars to check out the area cited on the CD, especially at shops

and restaurants where they might be interested in purchasing a souvenir, or sitting down for a meal. So far, O’Neill has collected four ghost stories from areas across the Island, including Barnegat Light, Ship Bottom and Long Beach Township. The tales take place in all different spots, from commercial businesses to residential properties. One story even takes place on the beach. It's a fun project, and I think it would be a great thing to do,” she said. “Many years ago back in the early ’80s, before I moved here permanently, I rented for a week (on LBI). It was a rainy week, and I got ahold of the book (Legends of Long Beach Island: Stirring Tales of Ghosts, Haunted Houses, Pirates and Much More) by Charles Adams and went to all the haunted spots. So I always remember how much fun it was, and from that moment on I knew I always wanted to do something like this,” she added. Both Gutchigian and O’Neill hope to have their tours up and running this spring. If you wish to contact O’Neill about a ghost story on LBI, e-mail lunasea32@ To donate to the LBI Geocache Trail, e-mail maryann@ For more information about geocaching, visit — Kelley Anne Essinger

significant implications for ocean and coastal areas across the region. These are just a few of the important issues that need to be addressed through science-based ocean ecosystem management.” Development of the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Research Plan began with a comprehensive review of reports and recommendations from across the region, said Kosko. Stakeholder workshops, an online stakeholder survey and an open public comment period

helped focus and refine research priorities to support regional ocean resource management. The project also identified top research needs in five key areas: climate change, offshore energy, water quality and quantity ecosystem structure, and function and human dimensions. The four-year project – for which NJSCG joined Sea Grant programs in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina, as well as the Gerard J. Mangone

Center for Marine Policy at the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, in cooperation with New York Sea Grant – was funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration through the Sea Grant Regional Initiative. “The state Sea Grant programs in the Mid-Atlantic have a long history of collaboration and coordination on regional-scale priorities,” Kosko noted. During the last two years, the

groups have jointly responded to research and outreach opportunities on sea level rise, invasive species and rip currents, and facilitated a state-federal partnership to map ocean canyon habitats. For more information on the the Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Research Plan, including a literature database and a detailed technical report on identified research needs, visit midatlanticoceanresearchplan. org/. —J.K.-H.

Ryan Morrill

REROUTING: Local resident Mary Ann Gutchigian believes creating an LBI Geogache Trail will help increase the area’s economy during the shoulder season. Many caches are already hidden across LBI and the mainland.


Three Run for Two Seats in Little Egg Harbor Race

Photographs by Pat Johnson

Democratic challenger Peter Ferwerda By PAT JOHNSON he race for two three-year township committee seats in Little Egg Harbor was ratcheted up a notch when Peter Ferwerda from the Warren Grove section of the township accepted the Democratic nomination as a write-in on the primary ballot. He is challenging Republican incumbents Ed Nuttall and Art Midgley. Nuttall and Midgley are running on their record; Ferwerda is running on changing the all-Republican governing body. The candidate interviews are presented here in alphabetical order. Peter Ferwerda has been a resident of Little Egg Harbor for more than 50 years and with his wife, Christine, has two grown children, one grandson and one “grand-dog.” Ferwerda has never served on the elected town government but served at various times on several committees and boards in the township for 17 years, including the planning board (chairman), environmental commission, recreation advisory committee and economic development committee. He was also elected in the early 1990s to serve on the Pinelands Regional Board of Education, where he was chairman of the policy and procedures committee and the buildings and grounds committee. He is a member of the LEH chapter of the AARP. Ferwerda retired in 2002 from the N.J. Department of Transportation, where he was a project manager in the Division of Planning, Research, Local Government Services and Economic Development. He has completed education in the State Certified Public Managers Program and in project management from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Graduate School. He holds several professional practice licenses in engineering, planning and land surveying. Ferwerda’s published campaign statement says: “Our local government is too busy providing high paying jobs along with overpriced contracts to their friends and contributors – elected officials are there to serve the residents


Republican incumbent Art Midgley and perform the job they were elected to perform. We deserve better: basic municipal town services, while keeping our property taxes down. “There is no Republican or Democratic way to ‘fill a pothole’ but there is a wrong way to run a township that benefits politicians and not the taxpayers of Little Egg Harbor. We can no longer afford to let the developers and polluters destroy our township and area ecosystem.” In an interview with the Tuckerton Leader, he elaborated. “I’m concerned about the entirety of our community and also what our neighboring communities dump on us. For example, the Pinelands is a place where water is captured and through underground streams, surfaces and (it) supplies the wetlands that are related to the tourism industry. I’m talking about ecological relationships; the bay is important, and the bay cannot exist without the Pinelands supplying it with fresh water.” Ferwerda said the township needs to focus on an “intelligent balance” to ensure the health of the bay and the bay-related economies. Another area of pollution is in some of the township’s lagoons. “The lagoon ends collect garbage. That’s unacceptable, in my mind; it’s a health hazard. And stagnant water, such as the Harbor View retention basin that has water in it for several days after a rainfall, becomes a mosquito problem. And then we have to worry about diseases that are transmitted.” His campaign statement reads, “I am committed to work for change and provide for lower property taxes, televised Township (committee) meetings, complete transparency: stop wasting taxes and utility dollars on under-qualified administrators with overpriced employees. I stand for maximum cost benefit for ‘we’ the taxpayers and am committed to work for every resident. “We can no longer afford the current Little Egg Harbor Republican machine.” Ferwerda said, “When I say underqualified administrators, I am talking

about the MUA that pays the executive director how many thousands of dollars? Does he have a master’s degree in business administration? The likelihood of that is almost impossible. We also have other people who work for the township who are not necessarily highly skilled professionals. “One of the problems I have with transparency of taxpayer dollars: We supposedly have a lean and mean budget, but we have created how many new positions? If we are keeping within the ability of the taxpayers to pay, how is it we now have money to hire these people? “It’s called fiscal responsibility.” Ferwerda postulated that the municipality is shrinking as the casino industry retracts. “If we have an outward migration of population, why do we need to expand government, when maybe the status quo – or through management examination – we could come up with more efficient ways to provide the same service at a more affordable price to the taxpayer?” * * * Republican Art Midgley has been on the township committee since 2004 and has lived in Little Egg Harbor since 1973. Midgley is married and has three grown children. The committeeman graduated from Seton Hall with a B.S. in business administration and is currently working on his master’s at Monmouth University. He serves as liaison to the town board of health, the senior advisory board and the township’s three fire districts. Midgley is employed by Ocean County as coordinator of the School Mentoring Program, recruiting volunteer mentors for “at risk” children. He is also director of the Gang Awareness Program. Because of budget cuts, Midgley is the sole voice of the program and gives presentations to all the schools in Ocean County. “I talk with the kids for 10 to 15 minutes, and then show them a 10-minute video on what to do if they are approached by a gang member. Then we have questions and answers; altogether,

Republican incumbent Ed Nuttall a 45-minute to an hour presentation. “I also talk about the anti-bullying program. You wouldn’t believe, but the biggest problem is between girls.” Midgley said the township committee has no intention of raising the tax rate. But whether the township goes for a revaluation or an in-house reassessment of properties, “the citizens should see a third of the property values (and subsequent taxes) go up, a third stay the same and a third go down,” he said. “We are losing money on tax appeals.” Midgley said he welcomes public discourse about the reassessment during municipal meetings. “Hearing everyone’s opinion is a good thing. We take it all in, weigh it and use our best judgment to make an educated decision, one that’s good for the majority. We’re not going to make everybody happy.” And he is optimistic about the township’s finances. “In 2010 we had to lay off so many people because our municipal aid was cut. Things are looking better. We’ve received federal grants (to rehire some police officers), and we are always looking for grants – grants are good. “Our public works has been streamlined. Our head of public works has been working harder, with less. And so has the police chief, while still providing services. “We’re looking for the recession to end – it can’t go on forever. I understand housing prices are starting to come up.” The candidate is also happy with the recycling figures from the county that show residents are doing a good job. “In all areas, the township employees give courteous service to the public. That’s what we strive for. It’s all about the quality of life. We live here, too; in some cases, our children and grandchildren do, too.” Midgley is most proud of his work on the committee as liaison to the 10-member senior advisory council, made up of one member from each of the senior communities. They meet once a month and invite guest speak-

ers to talk about issues of interest to seniors. “Last month we had Jane Maloney from Ocean County Senior Services, and Diane Disbrow from the Shore Conference Girl Scouts. We usually get between 30 and 35 seniors, and they take the information back to their communities. The most popular speaker is Police Chief (Richard) Buzby. The seniors love him. They hammer him with questions, which is good, as it opens a dialogue between the police and the seniors – a good dialogue, and that’s good for the community. “We also have our annual Senior Expo at the community center that has between 85 and 100 different organizations, like the Red Cross and tax experts from Trenton. We have free coffee and doughnuts, and they enjoy it.” * * * Ed Nuttall has lived in Little Egg Harbor since 1987 and owns Home Port Real Estate Agency on Radio Road. He has been a real estate agent for 30 years. Nuttall is a decorated Vietnam War veteran, a pilot with 159 combat missions. “I flew F4 Phantoms and got hit twice, and made it back to the base both times. I have a number of medals, including the Air Medal in 1971.” Nuttall was a senior command pilot in the New Jersey National Guard for eight years, flying F106 Interceptors. He graduated from Colorado State University with a B.S. in forest management. “I got a draft notice to serve in Vietnam the day I graduated,” he said. “I joined the Air Force and went to officer’s school pilot training. A little note of excitement: I did eject from an F4 Phantom in the Philippines when I was flying out of Clark Air Force Base. The plane malfunctioned and crashed, but I got back alive.” After Vietnam, Nuttall continued his education at Monmouth College, and is just six credits short of his master’s degree in business. “The GI Bill ran out, and I had six credits of electives to finish.” Continued on Page 38

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Municipal Contest Intensifies for November Election

The SandPaper/Wednesday, October 17, 2012


Victoria Lassonde

A WHOLE LOT: A total of 460 bikes of every make, model and style gathered at Southern Regional on Sunday to take part in a mission to bring smiles to the faces of kids in need throughout Southern Ocean County and beyond.

Motorcycle Toy Run Unites Bikers in Spirit of Giving Charity Ride’s Rewards Are Manifold

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A GOOD SIGN: Chris Brower (right) designed a self-guided walking tour of Barnegat’s historical points of interest, complete with an informative sign that shows a map and provides some historical context.

History-Minded Scout To Receive Eagle Badge For His Barnegat Tour


ith parents being longtime members of the Barnegat Township Historical Society, it was no surprise that Christopher Brower developed an interest in his community’s past at a young age. So when it came to picking an Eagle Scout project, it did not take him long to decide on developing a self-guided walking tour of Barnegat’s historic sites. On Saturday, Nov. 10, Brower will be rewarded for his efforts when he receives his Eagle Badge at a Troop 26 court of honor ceremony at Manahawkin Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall. The project included planning of the tour route, obtaining permission from the township to place signs, soliciting donations for money and materials, creating and planning signs with assistance from troop members, compiling information for the tour and obtaining sponsorship from the Barnegat Historical Society. The tour begins at a sign located at the corner of East Bay Avenue and Route 9. The sign provides information about the town’s past, the tour and a picture of East Bay Avenue in the early 1900s. The walk can be customized for a walk of approximately 25 minutes to nearly an hour. “Many of our historic sites are within a few blocks of the downtown area,” said Cindy Janowiak, president of the historical society. “For a longer walk, participants can add the Rail Trail extension or the Historical Society Heritage Village. Parking is available on the north side of East Bay Avenue and the municipal parking lot adjacent to the park.

Janowiak said copies of the tour could be downloaded at the group’s web site, barnegathistoricalsociety. com. “We have gotten some e-mails from people who have really enjoyed the tour,” she said. Brower said that of all the historic sites, he finds the Heritage Village the most intriguing. “It is made up of buildings that represent different time periods of our town’s history,” he said. “You get a feeling of what life was like in the 18th and 19th centuries. I want other people to get an understanding of our town’s rich heritage.” His mother, Sandra Kellogg, is Heritage Village curator, while his father, Gary Brower, is a society pastContinued on Page 37

By VICTORIA LASSONDE rom one year to the next, the weather may vary, or the turnout, or the route, but the mission and spirit of the annual Motorcycle Toy Run remain the same: to make the holidays brighter for families in need. This year’s run, the “lucky” 13th annual, got unlucky with a cold, rainy day for its originally scheduled date, Oct. 7, and was postponed to the following Sunday, Oct. 14, which was sunny and temperate, ideal for a long scenic ride. Due to conflicts with other bike runs in the region, the date change resulted in a lower turnout than usual – 460 motorcycles, compared to the typical 800-plus – but more than 1,000 toys were collected for the cause. All the other components of the event were fully intact, from the giant American flag billowing from the tops of two Stafford Township Volunteer Fire Co. ladder trucks, to the bond among riders across lines of generations, cultures and bike styles, to the shared feeling of being a part of something meaningful, something greater than the sum of its parts. Sunday morning, the bikes assembled in the parking lot of South-


ern Regional High School, where riders registered, milled around, enjoyed coffee and snacks, secured their gear, made final trips to the restroom, where few could help some good-natured joking about the long line outside the men’s room while the ladies freely came and went (“This is how we feel all the time!” she might say. “Yeah, only we’re not bitching and moaning about it,” he might retort) and prepared to embark on a 65-mile journey. The bikes ranged from sporty and nimble to luxurious and plush; riders more accustomed to longer rides were easy to spot in the crowd, with their sheepskin seat covers and spacious saddle bags for road trip supplies. Elaborate custom paint jobs and jacket and helmet embellishments help individual riders put their unique stamp on the event. One standout in the lot was 4-yearold Logan Transue of Galloway, on his electric motorcycle complete with training wheels. He cruised around charming everyone with his sweet little tough-guy image, even offering a ride to a passenger about his size. At 4, Transue is already a Toy Run veteran, having participated the last three years in a row, his jacket patches identifying him as both a “wild child” and “Nana’s riding buddy.”

“He’s a motorcycle kid,” his mom, Dominique, said. “Nana” is Annamarie Sesta, who works in special education at Southern Regional and last year founded the Chrome Angelz, an all-women riding club. Normally Logan would ride on the back of her Honda Valkyrie, but this day he would ride with his grandfather instead. Nana’s passenger seat was reserved for Santa Claus, whom she would chauffer at the front of the pack. Along with Santa – a.k.a. Thomas Bearson of Whiting – Sesta’s everfaithful riding companion was her Chinese Crested Chihuahua, Foxy, whose custom denim coat bore her name and a pair of angel wings, befitting the Chrome Angelz club mascot. While “knowing you’re giving back” was Sesta’s favorite aspect of the Toy Run, another of her objectives for the day was to recruit new members for Chrome Angelz. With humanitarianism at the heart of its mission, the club regularly visits the elderly, the ill and the disabled in order to share the joy of riding with those who can’t experience it for themselves. All engines were silenced while Continued on Page 39

Hard Times Mean Late Water Ratepayers in Tuckerton


uring the Oct. 15 borough municipal meeting, Tuckerton Mayor Buck Evans defended the borough’s new policy of charging $50 for water disconnects and reconnects, enacted this year. The fee is necessary, he said, because of administrative costs incurred by the borough as it attempts to collect what’s owed. This last quarter in August, 600 property owners were sent late notices, then sent reminder notices and then told in September that their water would be shut off if payments were not received by Oct. 10, said Evans. “Out of 600, 350 people came in and paid, and unfortunately we had to go after 250 people,” he said. “And there

are about 100 people we can’t get to” to shut off their water. Evans said a radio news report on the situation painted Tuckerton in a bad light, when the practice of charging municipal fees is not uncommon. “I understand where residents are coming from, but if we don’t collect (water utility) funds, we have to impose a rate increase on those that do pay their bills, to take care of the revenue. “Our guys don’t want to go out and shut off the service. If residents would call, maybe we could work something out,” he continued. “But when you don’t pay your electric or your phone bill, it gets shut off. There’s no way of getting out of it.”

During the public forum, borough resident George Fisher complained that he had lost work hours and with a decreased income he was having a hard time juggling payments on all his bills. “It’s a sign of the times, I always paid my bills on time but I got very upset when the water was turned off and I had to pay the $100 surcharge.” The Otis Avenue resident asked for amnesty for all who had their water shut off. “Help people out; refund the $100, this one time.” Evans said if people have a hardship case, they should pick up the phone beforehand rather then let things slide. He suggested they contact the borough’s chief financial

officer. Business Administrator Jenny Gleghorn said that unfortunately, there are many repeat offenders, and the borough had no way to pick and choose who would get a break. “But pick up the phone or shoot us an e-mail.” Councilman Jim Edwards, chairman of the water utility department, said there were about $1.5 million worth of repairs that would have to be made in the next five to 10 years, including painting the water tower, and the borough needed the revenue. “We have to be able to finance these improvements,” he said. Continued on Page 37

Continued from Page 30 ager and associate director at the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, said the day was an important one to celebrate the value of open space. “There are a lot of folks involved in the restoration and protection of Barnegat Bay, like (Ocean County Planning Board and Natural Lands Trust Advisory Co-director) Dave McKeon,” said De Luca. “In the mid-1990s, several individuals, including Ken Able, did a study to look at our valuable marsh systems, the fish, birds and vertebrates, and that led to the preparation of the Century Plan for Barnegat Bay, naming the top 100 land acquisitions for bay preservation, and this pocket marsh is one of those parcels,” he said. “Naming the marsh ‘The Grassle Marsh’ recognizes the contribution to stewardship made by Fred Grassle, the first director of the Rutgers Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences,” continued De Luca. “Rutgers did a fantastic thing when they lured Fred from Woods Hole, but the real benefit was in getting his wife, Judy, in that package. “Judy Grassle is an accomplished marine scientist in her own right,” De Luca said. “Her research on the larvae of surf clams is particularly important to the economy of the region. She also worked to establish the Marine Sciences undergraduate program at Rutgers and is the coordinator and an outstanding mentor for youth.” De Luca then introduced Freeholder John Bartlett as “a coastal champion.” “Under his leadership, Ocean County has preserved more than 30,000 acres of open space, 3,000 acres of farmland and maintains 27 parks. If there is one true advocate of open space, it is John Bartlett, and today we are adding a few more acres to that legacy.” Bartlett said the Tuckerton Pocket Marsh, as it was known, “had been on the radar for quite a long time. It proves that when you have patience and a few dollars, things generally work out.” Bartlett introduced Little Egg Harbor Township Committeeman Gene Kobryn, who was on the original LEH Open Space Committee and chairs

Local Hero

Continued from Page 31 “It was the greatest week I ever had,” Logue declared. “I got a stack of letters from people in the mail, and this is no lie, I probably shook 500 hands, took 30 pictures (and) wrote a bunch of autographs because of The SandPaper’s picture and article. I didn’t buy lunch for two weeks. I even got standing ovations,” he said. A year later, Logue received a call from the NALC saying he had won the National Hero of the Year Award for the rescue. He was invited to the awards ceremony in September, alongside several other postal award recipients. Although thankful, he said he had hoped they could just send the award to him via mail. He said he didn’t realize how much of an honor the award actually was until he researched it online and watched a video of the awards ceremony from the previous year. “They told me I was the first guy from New Jersey to receive the award,” Logue recalled. “Everyone wanted to shake my hand. It was like a fantasy; I still can’t believe it.” Logue and his family made the trip to Capitol Hill in D.C. last month, where they enjoyed a three-day, all-expenses-paid excursion around

the nation’s capital, their first visit. They saw all the district’s major attractions, including the U.S. Capitol, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and the Lincoln Memorial. Congressman Jon Runyan (R-NJ) sat with the family during the awards ceremony before praising Logue’s actions at the microphone. “The trip was wonderful,” remarked Logue’s wife, Maria. “It made me see the postal union in a new light. You just see it as something taken out of the paycheck. But now that we’ve gone through this, we’re happy to give it to them now. They really do a lot,” she added. While in D.C., Logue said, he was interviewed by countless media, including USA Today, The Philadelphia Inquirer and TIME Magazine. He was even featured on ABC World News as “Person of the Week.” “I gave all the credit to The SandPaper,” Logue said. “If they didn’t put that article in the paper that day, I would never have been to D.C., and I never would have gotten all this attention.” Logue’s fame has since calmed down. Although it was fun for a while, he said he’s happy just working and being a father. Besides, he said, he’s still recognized at the local Wawa. — Kelley Anne Essinger

Dune Grass


Continued from Page 30 complex dune system. There is proper and ample installation of dune fencing that together with the grass traps wind blown sand. “The beach itself and the near shore sandbars are all part of the system that interacts to protect itself and the back bay from storms. Dunes themselves are a reservoir of sand that replenishes the beach system during coastal storms.” And, she added, “The community development element of the plantings helps get people of all ages – locals and visitors alike – up close to the system to get their hands dirty and be stewards of our community.” — Juliet Kaszas-Hoch

Continued from Page 32 Harbor Recreation Fields. The bid also includes electric and the inside plumbing. Gormley said the public works department will also help with the job and estimated the building would be ready in the spring. The bid does not include the septic field and well. Kehm announced that although the township could not afford to do a Haunted Hayride at the recreation fields, the township would host a Haunted Community Center and Halloween Dance on Oct. 26. — Pat Johnson

Tuckerton Water Continued from Page 36 Edwards said there are also some homes and condos that have their water meters inside the house, and some residents won’t let the public workers in to read the meter. Water hoses paid a part in the fun at the Tuckerton Volunteer Fire Co.’s first Fire Prevention Open House, held on Oct. 9, when kids got to try to put out a fake house fire. “It was a good turnout,” said Councilman Tony Foglia as he thanked Fire Chief Lee Eggert and K-9 officers Cpl. Cherry and Sgt. Andersen from the Tuckerton Police Department. Evans thanked Foglia and Councilman John Schwartz for their efforts as fire police in assisting pedestrians cross the street, and Eggert also thanked the borough police. The event will be

an annual one, said Evans. 37 Evans also asked the council to consider creating a Tuckerton Cup speed garvey race at the end of South Green Street Park. The East Coast Racing organization has applied for two garvey races off the park for July 14 and Sept. 22. Eggert said the group promotes the racinggarvey history of the bay. “We could get a plaque and keep it on the building down there,” he suggested. Fogila and Edwards concurred with the mayor. “It would be a very good promotion for Tuckerton,” said Edwards. “The borough and the (Tuckerton Beach Association) volunteers keep that park exceptionally clean.” Councilman Schwartz said residents have donated three more benches for the park, one by a man who dedicated a plaque to his dog that had passed on. “He bought a bench where he used to sit with his dog,” said Schwartz. — Pat Johnson The SandPaper/Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Salt Marsh

the Environmental Commission. Walter Doherty from the Environmental Commission was also on hand and, with Kobryn, had been in on the ground floor of trying to preserve the marsh. Bartlett noted that the partnership between the Little EggHarbor and the County Open Space committees has led to the preservation of 1,500 acres in the township, including Freedom Fields County Park. He said the people of Ocean County had had great foresight when they voted to tax themselves 1.2 cents for open-space preservation. “It passed in every municipality. We run it right; with Dave McKeon at the helm, we never pay too much for a piece of property.” NOAA’s Migliori said like many people, he had spent time along the Jersey Shore during his childhood. “When we would hit mile post 50 on the Garden State Parkway and got the first glimpse of that open expanse of marshland, I would get excited,” he said. “The coast with its natural beauty also means seafood and the boardwalk, and is the economic drive of the state. It’s our legacy to balance economics with environmental protection. “This is the 40th anniversary of the Coastal Zone Management Act, legislation that recognizes the importance of the nation’s coasts,” he continued. “One hundred and sixty million people live on our coasts. They provide 66 million jobs and $8.3 trillion, or 58 percent, of our nation’s economic output. The CZMA is a voluntary program between NOAA and the states. In the last 40 years, the office has directed a billion dollars in federal funds to implement programs in the National Research Reserves, and this pocket marsh demonstrates just a piece of the CZM program.” Once the signs were unveiled, the photo ops finished and officials departed for their offices, migratory warblers flitted among the reeds by the marsh, and blue jays scolded squirrels in the trees. Traffic zoomed by, making the turn from Great Bay Boulevard to Oak Lane to Radio Road and on toward Mystic Island. Somewhere in the undergrowth, a small herd of deer was hidden in plain view. Auermuller said she often watches them from her window at the JCNERR office, when they venture out mornings and at dusk. — Pat Johnson

Eagle Scout Continued from Page 36 president and currently the building chairman. Brower, a freshman at Monmouth University, graduated in June from Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Sciences. At MATES, he received recognition in the school’s Project Terrapin program and also received the School Counts Gold Award from the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce. His goal is to receive a master’s degree in history with an emphasis on studying World War II. Brower hopes to be a museum curator, researcher and a writer of history. “Christopher has had many exciting experiences in scouting,” said troop leader Kurt Stofko. “He has camped with his troop at summer camps up and down the East Coast. He has participated in Scouting for Food and has assisted in a number of Eagle Scout projects. He received recognition for his evacuation efforts in Hurricane Irene in 2011.” — Eric Englund

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Continued from Page 35 Nuttall’s first foray into local politics was when he was elected to the Pinelands Regional Board of Education in 1995, and served there for five years. He was appointed to the Little Egg Harbor Planning Board in 2007 and served as chairman for two of four years. In that time, he oversaw many applications, the biggest being the WalMart approval. “It was a difficult one that the citizens tend to favor,” said Nuttall. He was appointed to the township committee in May 2010 to fill an unexpired term, and then was elected by popular vote in November 2010 to the rest of the term’s two years. Nuttall serves as the township’s trustee for Squad 85 (Great Bay Regional Volunteer EMS). “Squad 85 is a thriving and growing organization, one of the best volunteer organizations in the entire state of New Jersey,” he said. “We are growing in membership, whereas other volunteer squads have been shrinking.” Nuttall also serves as township liaison to the

Pit Bulls

Continued from Page 33 Sarah, in the one month she has known his mother, even keeps a watchful eye on her whereabouts, making sure she is safe at all times. “These dogs are wonderful,” said LeonettiCapp. “(Sarah) comes up on the bed, and she wants to be sure that I know she’s there. She’ll pick up my arm and put it on her body. The first time she did that, I almost cried.” Before adopting Sarah, Capp said he thought Daisy must have been trained as a service animal to become as compliant as she was. Now he is convinced pit bulls are subservient creatures, truly dedicated to their owners and families. “I never disliked pit bulls, or was against any specific breed. But you always see these young, punk kids, usually insecure males, walking down the beach, usually in Florida, with their pit bull and smoking their cigarettes, acting tough. That whole image and that whole stereotype, I really detested. Based on that alone, I thought I’d never own a pit bull,” Capp confessed. “But now I’ll never adopt anything other than a female pit bill. They’re so gentle and docile. They’re fearless,” he added. “People tend to be automatically afraid of them, and I think it’s because of their appearance. They look like they would be powerful, evil monsters. But it seems the bigger and stronger the dog is, the more they realize they don’t have to be bad-asses. When an animal is large and strong and capable, it doesn’t have to be like that,” said Capp.

Surf City Continued from Page 32 using the ratable base of LBI. At the time we paid probably all of (the costs of Southern Regional), but Stafford Township donated all the acreage it was built on. This issue keeps surfacing, and the reason why our taxes are so high is because of the amount of school taxes we have to exact.” At Wednesday’s meeting, Connors also stated that he feels LBI is underrepresented on Southern Regional’s Board of Education. Currently, three of the board’s 10 members represent LBI, including Don Myers of Long Beach Township, who has served on the board for 26 years and been supervisor of the Long Beach Township Beach Patrol for 46. He explained how board representation is determined by the U.S. Census, and during his tenure he has watched mainland student population heading to Southern grow while the student population heading there from the Island steadily decelerates. “We’ve had five, then four, then three (Long Beach Township representatives) – the last census knocked it down to two” plus one for Beach Haven, said Myers. Myers was made aware by someone at the meeting with Gagliardi that he will eventually be approached and brought into the discussion of the potential for pursuing reducing the percentage of payment by LBI to the school district but would not comment further without more information.

N.J. Air National Guard Warren Grove Gunnery Range, where he was a pilot for eight years. The biggest issue facing the Little Egg Harbor Township Committee is the number of property tax appeals filed in the last two years. Nuttall is part of the ad hoc committee looking to find a solution. “I’ve been a Realtor for 30 years, so I know all about property taxes and assessments; I was a certified assessor at one time,” he said. “My reassessment goals are, first of all, I’d like to have Ocean County designated for the pilot program for computerized tax assessments at the county level. That would save hundreds of thousands of dollars (county-wide). We recently passed a resolution to that effect. We’ll keep hammering on the Legislature until they do it. “There are a lot of vested interests that don’t want to improve things in the state. The best we can do is pressure them, cajole them, try to convince them that the reforms we want are for the good of all the people in the state. We’re not interested in just short-term fixes. We want to change the way things are done in the state. There’s a lot of wasteful spending under control of state rules and regulations that are arcane and inefficient.” Unfortunately, there is a stigma against pit bulls, and they are often the most prevalent breed found in animal shelters, a trend that began in the ’90s. Some of them are surrendered when families move, couples divorce, or their owners get sick or die, or simply do not have the time to take care of them anymore. A large number of them are abandoned by people who thought they could get rich by breeding them. “We almost always have pit bulls at the shelter,” said Reynolds. “It would be an unusual day if there were none there. It’s really been very sad what’s been done to that breed.” Although many people seem to be frightened by even the mention of the name “pit bull,” Reynolds said the dogs are usually “just big loves.” Of course, some of the pit bulls brought to the shelter have been bred for fighting – and cannot be put up for adoption. “There’s no such thing as a bad person, or a bad dog. It doesn’t matter what breed, what nationality, or what race. We’re all products of our environment,” said Capp. “These dogs are like a mirror: if you show them love and give them love, they show and give you love.” To learn more about National Pit Bull Awareness Month, visit For more information about the Southern Ocean County Animal Shelter, visit www. — Kelley Anne Essinger Later at the meeting, Council President Francis Hodgson announced that by Oct. 15 the borough will have paid off and be clear of all its municipal bonded indebtedness. “So burn the mortgage,” he joked. “Not too many municipalities in the state can say that,” said Connors. Councilman William Hodgson commended Councilman Peter Hartney for finishing fourth amongst LBI runners at the annual 18 Mile Run the previous weekend, saying Hartney would have done better but “didn’t want to exploit the youth and inexperience of his competitors.” During William Hodgson’s police report, he detailed the story of Michael Adelman of Hillsborough, who returned a Rolex watch he found on the beach while metal detecting to its owner thanks to a Craigslist post recounting the loss of it. “People that visit Surf City are honest,” said Hodgson. Hartney announced he would be featured in a four-minute segment on the Comcast Network’s “Eye on Ocean County” program on Oct. 17 for his participation with the state Department of Environmental Protection’s Barnegat Bay Blitz events. “I’ll still have 11 of my 15 minutes of fame left,” said Hartney. During the correspondence section of the meeting, a request by Taylor Henderson to permit “Beach Boards” – essentially small billboard advertisements – to be placed at the end of each oceanside street in Surf City was denied. “We would be granting variances on our own ordinances,” Hartney tried to explain before concluding the potential profit would not outweigh

Other priorities in the township include road repaving based on a priority basis, and adding sidewalks in dangerous areas such as Radio Road and Mathistown Road, said Nuttall. “There are a lot of locations that are poorly lit and have no sidewalks now. We want to gradually and affordably put in sidewalks in those locations where pedestrian safety would be greatly enhanced.” Nuttall anticipates the 2013 municipal budget will be balanced and within the 2 percent cap. “We’ve been very good about that; some towns have not, but we have. I think the (mandated budget limit) cap is a very good idea, the best you can do under the circumstances. We hire when finances allow. “I take great pride in our public works department. I think we can point with pride to our public works, where we have a very capable supervisor, Patrick Donnelly. I think it’s a showplace for other towns in New Jersey. We are saving lots of money with the recycling program, which recently brought the township over $30,000 (from tonnage sent to the county the past six months). “The more the citizens throw in that recycling

bin, the better. I hardly have anything that doesn’t go in recycling. Just about everything is recyclable; even our organic material is recyclable by creating mulch, which we do now at pubic works. A county machine is sent down to us periodically to create valuable mulch out of leaves, twigs and brush. It’s free to residents. If you had to buy it, it would cost you money. And it doesn’t go in our landfill, so we save in tipping fees. In other words, we are saving on both ends.” Nuttall recently spent a day with the workers on the recycling truck, and also did a shift with Mayor John Kehm on the ambulance squad. “I believe it’s important to understand what the jobs entail if I am making important decisions about them.” Nuttall said that around election time, the opposition creates issues that don’t exist. “The town could always be improved. But there are no big issues creating any kind of emergency for the township. It’s consistent, gradual improvement of the quality of life in the township that’s being achieved now, and I expect it to be achieved in the foreseeable future.” Y

Arts in Parts

A series of large photographs by Michael Richards has a graphic quality to them that Hansen appreciates. “They are broken into three bands of color, and I’m unsure of what I’m looking at – is it a waterfall or not? You have a sense of the elevation, and of falling down, but there’s not enough information of what’s really there. You have the central information so you can infer what it’s about, and it’s beautiful, but not in a way that you’ve seen a million times before. The graphic piece dominates the landscape.” Artist friend Mike Branca is a plein air painter and his “Thoreau’s Pagoda” is a straightforward piece of landscape painting. “He loves nature. Even in Philadelphia he is out painting nature,” said Hansen. Sarah Burns’ “Roccoco Monotypes” are experiments in watercolors. “It’s about the love of the material, exploring what the material can do. In school she was doing figurative work. Now she’s moving outside of that,” said Ward. Both Hansen and Ward were students of PAFA painting instructor Scott Noel. Noel’s “The Road to Weston” is a two-panel panorama of a byway. “He’s a fantastic observational painter,” said Ward. “He taught us to nail down specifics of color and that the more you can observe, the more you can use to re-create the experience.” In the smaller gallery are fine, still life paintings by Noel, Hansen and Ward. With this first curated show, the young artists are creating an art presence on Long Beach Island and hope to curate more shows in the spring at the Gallery at Michael Ryan Architects. Currently, Ward is teaching drawing at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences on Sundays while Hansen runs the “Cocktails and Canvas” program at LBIF. The next session is Nov. 9. The gallery and “Envisions” exhibit is open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays by appointment through Oct. 28. — Pat Johnson

the cost to legally get it done. Finally a letter sent by resident Jeanne Barbour asked the council to consider allowing the walking of dogs on Surf City beaches. Surf City remains the last borough on LBI not to do so, as one council member brought up. “We’re also the only town that has all its bills paid,” said Connors. The council seemed unsure on the issue and briefly discussed how many dogs are walked on the beach despite the town ordinance, and the health issue of cleaning up after them. John Gutbrod, 92, of Surf City chimed in on the canine concern. “When I was the code officer I was that grumpy old man that went up there and chased them. It would drive me crazy. It’s bad enough that they leave their calling card, but if they turn ’em loose, they chase the kids and runners. A lot of people this time of year are jogging down the beach and all of a sudden they got a dog going after them. Keep them off the beach. That’s for people. I don’t want to be a nasty old man. Of course, I’m 92; I can afford to say what I


Continued from Page 28 she’s found while wandering around Philadelphia. How she chooses to pair them together, bind them or separate them, is usually influenced by things that have happened to her in her family history,” said Ward. “Shudder,” a canvas by Sarah Webber, is a complex drawing using graphite and gold pen. Israeli artist Dganit Zauberman’s “Boundary” is “literally announcing the materials it’s made of,” said Hansen. “She’s building the structure. The paint on the surface creates a mountain of texture that adds to the imagery. “She works directly from memory,” added Ward. “She would describe these as landscapes in her mind based on different regions she has lived in and her own psychological interpretation of them.” Sheri Hansen’s own work, “Nocturne,” is an urban sky-scape of Philadelphia painted from her home studio. “I’m not looking out on a mountain or a wall but a wall of windows is keeping it separate.” The viewer sees the skyscape through a barrier. Although the night scene might be dark and foreboding, Hansen has livened it up by painting colored strings of lights around the perimeter. Jason Ward’s oil paintings on panels, Ocean I, II and III, are empty seas with clouds and mist; the sea is painted a curious antique green, bringing to mind 18th century ship paintings, but without the ships. “Rather than using my materials to represent a subject that I’m interested in, I’m using a subject to really get to what I love about the material,” said Ward. The push and pull of using the material becomes the subject of the work, and the practice keeps going from there. “You tend to let go of preconceived ideas of what your work is going to be and you really open yourself up to the experience of your work as you create it, rather than try and come up with an idea and set your creative process into that.”

Continued from Page 27 So, in the end “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!” transcends stereotypes while remaining a light night of laughs. Not many shows can say that! By the way, you wouldn’t expect a four-person show to be loaded with dance, and this one isn’t. But “The Family That Drives Together” features an amazing dance, performed in rolling office chairs, that is worth the price of admission alone. And that admission ranges from $36 to $54, with tickets that can be purchased online at, by phone at 609-492-9477 or at the box office. Y want, I guess. But still, that’s not right.” The council decided to table the issue, pending a letter to the Long Beach Island Health Department. — Michael Molinaro

Jack Reynolds

Continued from Page 36 Monsignor Ken Tuzeneu from St. Mary’s Catholic Parish delivered a blessing, the color guard presented the flags, and a small vocal ensemble of Select Choir members – Sam Foster, Sarah Gambacorta, Amanda Kessler and Jessica Doyle – sang the National Anthem. When event organizer Dennis Jarin gave the signal, the bikes all roared to life at once, filling the air with the sound of horsepower and the smell of gasoline, and then filed out of the lot one row at a time. Two by two in staggered formation, the bikes exited the school parking lot and proceeded down Route 9 to Route 72 and headed west out to the Route 70 circle, where the line wrapped around and folded back on itself, a mass of motorcycles moving as one, as wide as the highway. As rid-

ers did their best to stay close together, yet mindful of each other’s space, the rate of speed fluctuated between 30 and 50 miles per hour. All told, the ride was about two hours of sensory saturation, of fresh autumn air and togetherness, of natural beauty and butt-numbing vibration. County Route 563 led the ride through Chatsworth, past the Lee Brothers cranberry farms, the Hedger House and Wading Pines canoe and kayak outfitter, and eventually connected with Route 9 to take everyone back to St. Mary’s Parish Center on McKinley Avenue in Manahawkin for entertainment and refreshment, to share observations from the ride and sympathy for each other’s windchilled fingers and sore rear ends. The run was accompanied by a strong complement of police motorcycles and cruisers, representing

HO, HO, HORSEPOWER: (Clockwise from top left) Frannie Jarin volunteers as event photographer. When 460 bikes go by, people stop and pay attention. Santa pauses for a photo op with Logan Transue, 4, of Galloway. Annamarie Sesta and Foxy go everywhere together. The color guard commands respect. numerous local departments and the spectacle. Along the way, many more State Police, who led the ride and bystanders lined the roadways through controlled traffic flow at intersections. Manahawkin, Chatsworth, Bass River If motorists were inconvenienced and Tuckerton, offering friendly grins by having to wait and allow 460 and waves, peace signs and cheers of motorcycles to pass by, none showed support and admiration. it. Instead, they pulled out their Back at the parish center, over a smartphones and shot video of the hot lunch prepared and served by Toy Run Foundation staff and volunteers, Santa and Mrs. Claus (Bearson and Joan Potts of Joannie Productions) chatted about the day’s underlying themes, of giving and of celebrating the spirit of Christmas. For Bearson, who has embodied Santa Claus since 1969 (“I proposed to my wife wearing the suit,” he said), the role comes with great responsibility to uphold the true character and image of the beloved figure. As Potts tells all the Santas who work for her, regarding their conduct while wearing the costume: “You have elves, reindeer and Mrs. Claus. That’s it.” They should also exhibit proper grammar and a high moral standard, she explained. Her enterprise is about far more than business, she said; it’s about keeping the magic and wonder in the Christmas season. “You’ve got to do it from your heart,” Bearson said – and, if possible, with an authentic white beard, which he has grown and worn since 1994.

Photographs by Victoria Lassonde

Closer to Christmastime, the Toy Run Foundation, founded by the Jarin family of Manahawkin, will set up a distribution center inside St. Mary’s Parish Center to make the toys available to families in Southern Ocean County. It extends additional holiday cheer to kids through the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Operation Santa Claus at Fort Dix and Community Medical Center in Toms River, and does other work to help the community throughout the year by raising money for college scholarships. ™

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HOMEWARD BOUND: (Clockwise from top left) Southern’s Mike Gisecki makes a grab between two Lacey Lions. Southern’s accomplished marching band and color guard rile up the home team. A crowd of fans pack the stands for Saturday’s big game, spurred on by Southern’s cheerleaders. The Homecoming Court lines up and awaits the crowning.

Lacey Spoils Southern’s Homecoming Game Chances for Repeat Divisional Title Now Slim By RICK MELLERUP utumn provided a gorgeous day for Southern Regional High School’s homecoming game against the Lacey Lions on Saturday afternoon. The temperature was warm and crisp at the same time as it was sunny and breezy, almost perfect sweatshirtover-shorts weather. And for a while, at least, the Southern football Rams looked almost perfect as well, building a 12-0 lead with 6:50 left in the second quarter. Clouds never made an appearance Saturday afternoon. However, the Lions managed to rain on Southern’s parade, pulling out a 21-19 vic-


tory to run their record to 6-0 while the Rams fell to 3-2. Lacey, new to the A-South this year, sits alone atop the division standings. Southern, last year’s A-South champs, slipped back into the middle of the divisional pack and, being behind not only Lacey but Brick Memorial and Toms River North as well, probably saw its chance to repeat as champs slip away. The 2012 Southern squad is a good football team. The Rams have outscored their opponents 99-45 so far this year. Southern convincingly beats teams it should beat, such as 0-5 Freehold (28-0), 1-5 Brick Township (19-7) and 2-3 Toms River South (19-0). The problem is that it still hasn’t found a way to win against other good teams, such as Lacey and Toms River North, which defeated the Rams, 17-14, back on Sept. 21. Good, but not great. Southern is good because it has some good weapons. Senior QB Dan Higgins has three primary receivers he can go to – wide receivers Mike Gesicki (7 catches for 79 yards against Lacey) and Nick Hem (4 for 63) and running back Abe Gonzalez (3 for 50). Gesicki causes defenders particular problems because of his 6-foot 6-inch frame (Lacey fans bemoaned that fact often and loud early in the game). Indeed, Gesicki pulled in four receptions for 130 yards against Brick, scoring 2 TDs. Gonzalez anchors a running attack (14 carries for 65 yards vs. the Lions) that also features Rob Yaiser (three for 10) and Higgins (six for 20). Gonzalez has already had three 100-yard games this season, including a 25 carry, 163 yards, 2 TD performance against Toms River South. The Southern lines, both offensive and defensive, are solid if not spectacular. Southern, however, has some weaknesses as well. Note that three of Southern’s games ended up with the Rams scoring 19 points. That’s a rather unusual game total, caused by missed PATs after touchdowns. That would come back to haunt Southern on Saturday. Southern’s defense, though it can be stingy, seems to lack a little team speed, a situation on which the fleet-footed Lions capitalized. Continued on Page 43




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Real Reformer To the Editor: This letter is in response to the letter from Karen Bosley titled “Democrat at Heart” (9/19). In that letter, Ms. Bosley stated that former governor of Alaska Sarah Palin was

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Supportive Artists To the Editor: The president and trustees of the Long Beach Island Historical Association would like to thank all who participated in the art show held at the museum. The paintings of local Beach Haven sites and historic homes were exhibited from mid-August through the Chowderfest. We are most grateful for the generosity of the artists involved. A portion of the proceeds on the paintings sold was donated to our association. Artists Carol Freas and Linda Hibbs organized the exhibit, and we were delighted to see such wonderful artwork displayed in our venerable old building. We appreciate all the talent, effort and energy of the artists and volunteers who helped us with this event. Kathleen Donnelly, corresponding secretary LBI Historical Assn. 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

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Continued from Page 40 Fantastic Drive From Own Four When the Rams are clicking, they really click. Southern pulled off a wonderful drive on its second possession in the first quarter that showed the team’s potential. Starting from its own 4, the team mixed running and passing to a delightful degree. After Gonzalez was stuffed at the line and an incomplete pass, Higgins hit Gesicki on a play action pass that was good for 42 yards. Gonzalez then ran left for five yards. After an incomplete pass, Higgins again connected with Gesicki, advancing the ball to Lacey’s 40 for a first down. Gonzalez then showed nice cutback ability for an 8-yard gain. A quick flare pass to Hem resulted in another first down, at the Lacey 22. Yaiser ran the ball up the middle for 6 yards and Gonzalez did likewise, gaining 4 and earning a first down at the Lions’ 12. Another quick flare, this time to Gesicki, put the Rams on the 5. Gonzalez then went off right tackle for a touchdown. The PAT was missed, but Southern still had a 6-0 lead with 22 ticks left on the first quarter clock. Let’s dissect that 96-yard drive. It consisted of six running plays and six passing plays, more than enough of a mix to keep a defense guessing. On their next possession, which started at their own 32, the Rams once again mixed it up. Yaiser ran for a yard. Gonzalez followed with a 5-yard effort. Higgins hit Gesicki for a first down at the Ram 45. Higgins gained 5 on a keeper. He then hit Hem with a flare to the left side for a first down on the Lacey 39. Yaiser went up the middle for 3 yards. But then two incomplete passes left Southern with a quandary at the Lacey 36. Too far for a field goal attempt but too close for a punt, which wouldn’t drastically improve Southern’s field position. Then again, they needed to pick up 7 yards. Not surprisingly, Coach Chuck Donohue Sr. took a time-out. So, what would Southern do? How about a pass over the middle to Hem, resulting in a 36-yard touchdown. Once again, though, the PAT was missed. Again, let’s take a closer look at that drive. Four running plays, five passes. Nice. So at the 6:50 mark of the second quarter, Southern looked to be in great shape. The Lacey fans were getting restless. And when the Rams stopped the Lions on their ensuing drive and took over the ball at their own 43 after a fourth-down pass went through the hands of a Lacey receiver, they were getting downright agitated. There were three minutes left in the half and Southern launched another drive. It fell short, though, with the Rams surrendering the ball on downs at the Lacey 21. But hey, there were only 47 seconds left before the homecoming halftime festivities commenced and Lacey would have to drive 79 yards for a TD. Things were looking good. Then Christian Tutela ran around left end to the Lacey 35. Kyle Spatz followed with a run around the right end to the Ram 41. Lacey called for time with 27 seconds on the clock. Lacey’s junior QB then threw an incomplete pass. But with 19 seconds left, he was on the money when he hit wide receiver Bill Belford in the middle of the field. Belford avoided several tacklers (remember the team speed problem) and scored with eight seconds left. Lacey was successful on its PAT, so Southern went into the locker room with just a 12-7 lead. The Lions Roar Back Both teams went three and out to start the second half, but then Lacey put together a nice 12-play drive that resulted in the Lions taking a 14-12 lead with 3:37 left in the third. With 1:23 left in the third, Lacey started another long drive at its own 27. Did I say long? It went for 12 plays and ate up time – there was only 5:35 left in the game when it ended. True, it was unsuccessful, but it didn’t leave Southern with much time, especially since the Rams were starting on their own 10.

Still, Higgins used a nice fake to spring him loose for 14 yards on a keeper. Then he hit wideout Vinnie Colecchia for 14 yards, and the senior receiver was also able to get out of bounds to stop the clock. With a full five minutes on the clock, Southern was able to mix it up, sending Gonzalez through the middle for 4. Two incomplete passes, though, left the Rams with a 4th-and-6 at their own 42. Everybody in the stands figured that with the pressure on, Higgins would look for Gesicki. He did. The only problem was that Spatz had figured that as well and stepped in front of the pass for an interception. It looked at first as if Spatz had returned the interception all the way for a TD. But a Lacey player was called for an illegal block, and Lacey had to settle for a first down at the Ram 21 with 4:05 left. Spatz took over the game. With a 3rd and 8 from the Southern 19, he caught a pass at the 13, leading to a 4th and 2. He then caught a pass on the left flank and outran the defenders to score. The PAT made it 21-12 Lacey with 2:13 left, and it looked as if Southern’s homecoming had been spoiled. The Rams didn’t give up, though. Starting at their own 35, they quickly marched down the field.

Higgins hit Gonzalez for 26 yards. Then, after a couple of incomplete passes, Lacey was charged with defensive pass interference, putting the ball at the Lacey 24. Another completion put the ball at the Lacey 8 with 1:18 left, and on second down Gonzalez once again was the target, catching a ball in the end zone for a TD. This time the PAT was good and Southern trailed by just 2 points. With only 55 seconds left, the Rams had no choice but to try an onside kick. It was unsuccessful, and Lacey ran the time off the clock. Those missed PATs opened up a great question. Why didn’t Southern go for two points after its second touchdown? The “book” – actually, a chart composed by Dick Vermeil in the early 1970s when he was the offensive coordinator at UCLA – says a team should go for 2 when ahead by 12. It makes sense because it gives you the chance to make up for a failed PAT. True, the success rate for a 2-point conversion is low, around 50 percent. But the difference between 14 points and 13 or, as it turned out for Southern, 12, is huge. A successful 2-point conversion after Southern’s second TD could have resulted in the Rams being a great team. Saturday it looked as if they’ll have to settle for good. Y


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very specialized fish-processing factory is about to fire up in Grafton, Illinois. It might fall into the hitherto unknown category, “If you can’t eat ’em, join ’em.” American Heartlands Fish Products is awaiting the final go ahead – in the form of federal funding – to open a large plant to begin full time slicing and dicing of highly invasive carp specie. As most folks know, so-called Asian carp have gone out of their reproductive minds in the mud-rich waters of the Mississippi River region. The carp numbers are increasing geometrically – as is the concern over what millions atop millions of these voracious, bottom-slurping fish might do to the native riverine ecosystems. Not only is resident wildlife at risk but so are humans. Gospel truth: There have been numerous bodily injuries to boaters struck by flying carp, spooked into the air by passing boats. Hundreds of carp have been seen spontaneously launching themselves high into the air, often reaching face-level of boaters. Locals have dubbed it “the Asian air force.” In retaliation, carp-fearing folks have initiated carp “hunts” and “roundups.” While barely scratching the surface of the carp problem, the oft beer-fueled events have led to some worrisome collateral damage. One hunt consisted of dozens of fully loaded vessels with fully loaded captains and crews literally shooting shotguns at flying carp. It’s unknown how many carp were hit but local hospitals were pulling pellets out of humans like there was no tomorrow. In the face of a temporary ban on impromptu carp hunts, epicurean-based approaches were tried in an effort to control the carp by hyping the bony fish as exotic menu fare. That didn’t always hit the spot. One diner was pretty much on target when he tried a bite and said, “Where’s my shotgun?” Now, up steps an industry that thrives off of fish that fail to tickle the human palette. Fish processors can perform miracles on just about anything that swims. Their trick is to royally grind up the likes of Asian carp, then dry the piscatorial muck and make pellets to feed farmraised things we like a whole lot more, including chickens, salmon, llamas, you name it. I’m thinking the plant might also be sneaking loads of pellets back into the rivers – you know, job security and all. Sung Yong Carp: “Every time I eat these pellets they remind me of something. I just can’t put my fin on it.” Speaking of “Soylent Green” (yes, I was), did you know that 1972 movie, from a 1966 book, was based in large part on Earth’s end times brought on by planetary overheating. Cool. I think I’ll Netflix it. LOVELADIES MOLA BOOLA: Onward to the weirdest report in many moons.

Some folks I know in bayside Loveladies, a.k.a. Loveladies Harbor, responded this week to their dog nervously barking at something in the water. The damn-observant pooch had eyed a huge protruding fin in the bay. It instantly recognized the need to alert family and friends to the circling fin. Please add the obligatory “Jaws” bass ostinato. Gotcha. No bull here, though. What the pooch had spotted was a good sight rarer than a shark top. It was, instead, the dorsal of a huge mola-mola, the beloved oceanic sunfish that can achieve the size of a small country if left to its own jellyfisheating devices. The mola is the largest boned fish in the world. What’s more, lady molas produce more eggs than any known vertebrates. In fact, no creature stays as egg-laden as a mola mom. Of course, you sure as hell never bring up the subject of stretch marks when swimming near one. A pissed off mola can make instant jellyfish outta just about anything she can chomp down on, if you get my drift. And they do drift. This being the likely means of transport this fish utilized to reach our bay. Viewed for over an hour, the Loveladies mola – unknown gender – explored the local waters. It was seemingly fit and able-bodied. Unfortunately, this drifter might need some serious helping hands to point the way back to sea. If anyone out there speaks mola, even broken mola, please step up to bat. Also, I’ll try to track its whereabouts. If you sight the mola, e-mail me posthaste – if not sooner. IT’S HERE – SORTA: Just like that, we find ourselves in the guts of the fall fishing season – in a good, gutsy way, that is. The air and sea are finally adjusting to the calendar, though the ocean water is running a goodly few degrees above normal. Maybe it’s running on global warming time. Looking at angling logs I’ve kept in the past, we’ve seen ocean temps around 50 for this same date. This past week, I recorded mid-Island ocean temps of 64 degrees. It’s the bay water that’s hit the skids, egged on by some semi-frosty nights. With the apparent eutrophication of Barnegat Bay – a scientific way of saying shallowing – it doesn’t take a ton of night chill to drop the water into the 50s, even lower in the shallows. Bay waters play a large role in angling potential in and around inlets, as dropping tides usher out water as much as 15 degrees cooler than the ocean it’s pouring into. That rapid change Continued on Page 46


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It’s a Long Way to Riparari KEEP ON BIKIN’: For Jim Stevens of Beach Haven, the Holgate Rip is just a few pedal pumps away – as in a few thousand such pedal pumps. Undaunted by even a honking south wind in his face, the angler is hellbent on making the far south end to plug for bass and blues.

Fish Story Continued from Page 44 can knock the mick out of forage fish, leaving them slowed – and sitting ducks for gamefish, which take thermal swings more in stride. SHOWLESS SURF CLAM: As clams are showing potential – and Classic success – as striper bait, I’ve been re-asked about running out and grabbing a load of washed-up surf clams along the beach. Sorry, but such shoreline showings don’t happen the way they have in the past. Go figure.

Don’t mind if I do. I know for a fact the ocean clams are still out there. Unbeknownst to many, our little state is far-and-away the leading source of both surf clams and ocean hard clams (quahogs) in the country. Crafty harvesting practices have kept this industry up and pumping. That management success puts the kibosh on theories that over-harvesting is the reason for the no-show of washed-ashore bivalves. While it’s hard to prove why surf clam wash-ups are now so few-andfar between, I’m betting it all comes down to stormage – and the recent lack of same.

Crash Course in Cormorants A Full-Blown Flock of ‘Mud Ducks’ Stops Off in Holgate MULLET HUNGRY: A massive flock of nearly 1,000 double-crested cormorants – only a small portion photographed here – land, en masse, near Little Egg Inlet. The diving birds, sporting a population increasing in leaps and bounds, are chasing migrating mullet and baby bunker. They are regionally referred to as ‘mud ducks.’ It takes some kick-ass sand movement to loose large surf clams, which thrive a good distance out at sea. It then takes further kick-asseness to drive them onto sandbars and finally ashore. Don’t look now but we’re in a lowstorm run going on 20 years – knock on driftwood. Sure, we’ve had this brutal storm and that ferocious gale but to see surf clams exposing themselves along the beachfront, you have to hearken back to the beach-busting series of stormy winters from the late 1980s into the early 1990s. That was the last time

we had a tsunami worth of washed up clams. WHAT’S A-COMIN’?: While I’ve heard we’re surely in line for a wild and wicked winter, storm-wise, I have to rock the snow boat by disagreeing. I just don’t see any pretentious, upper level air patterns – Jet Stream or otherwise – suggesting we’ll see protracted wintry wildness here on LBI – especially after factoring in the very weak influences of a barelyshowing El Niño. I will allay the fears of skiers by saying I do see some potential whiteness for ski-resorts, mainly New York and New England.

16th Annual Sea Shell Striped Bass Derby Oct. 26-28


rab your rods and check your engines: This year marks the Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club’s 16th annual Striped Bass Derby, a boat-based fishing tournament set for the weekend of Oct. 26-28, rain or shine. Entry fee is $150 per boat for two anglers, plus $50 for each additional angler. All prizes go to the boat captain. The fee includes one commemorative shirt per angler, entry to two event-related cocktail parties at the Sea Shell in Beach Haven – the welcome party at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, followed by an 8 p.m. captain’s meeting, and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday. It also includes entry to Sunday’s noon fish fry, with entertainment by The Impulsives, and the 2 p.m. awards ceremony. Fishing begins at 9 p.m. on Friday and continues until final weigh-in, from 10 a.m. to noon on

Sunday, at the Sea Shell Tiki Bar. All fish must be caught with rod and reel on the captain’s boat, and only one fish per boat is eligible for a cash prize. Captains agree to donate all weighed fish for the Sunday fish fry. Derby competitors must remain in inshore waters within three miles of the beach. The boundaries are as follows: north to Governer’s Mansion on Island Beach State Park, south to the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, and west to the Garden State Parkway. According to Sea Shell owner and derby coordinator Tom Hughes, “There will be cash prizes for the top 10 heaviest fish, special prizes for junior anglers and lady anglers, and special drawings for donated gifts from various local businesses.” To download a registration form, visit derby.php. Participants may also register on the first day of the event, from 3 to 6 p.m., but pre-registration

is strongly encouraged. Shirts and wristbands will be available from 1 p.m. on Friday. As Hughes explained, the Beach Haven Public Bike Rack Project is the funding beneficiary of this fall’s contest. In a letter to the editor in The SandPaper last month, Hughes stated, “As owners of the Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club, we, along with many other civic-minded Beach Haven business owners, recognize the trend in other towns of providing public bike parking in the more congested areas of town. Specifically, we want to donate environmentally friendly bike racks to the town that would be installed in areas around certain public beach entrances, and in the Bay Village and the public dock areas. “We hope to offer bike racks that will be able to park in excess of 100 bikes. These beautifully designed racks will help reduce car traffic during the

day and in the evening. The project will also encourage residents and visitors to use their bikes and promote a healthier environment for all.” The initial cost of the project will be funded by the Sea Shell Striped Bass Derby “and the dedicated business owners and fishermen in Beach Haven and the surrounding area.” As Hughes pointed out, last year’s derby drew more than 100 boats and nearly 400 anglers, and raised $15,000 for the Stafford Wrestling Club. “Our goal for this event is to provide yet another reason for people to frequent our island during the fall season, provide a venue for boat fishermen and, most importantly, provide funds for worthwhile local projects. The Sea Shell encourages fishermen and business sponsors alike to get involved and to make this year’s derby the best ever.” — Juliet Kaszas-Hoch

That said, don’t unbatten the hatches or cut down the hedges. Logically and mathematically, we are dead due for a 10-year, 20-year or even 30-year storm event. It could be a down-and-dirty doozy. However, there is nothing known to science that can foresee a single rock’em/ sock’em storm, short of those laws of averages, a.k.a. the we’re-overdue syndrome. CIRCLE THE HOOKS: I got an e-mail asking if there is such a thing as circle hook trebles, for plugs. I responded by first noting that a circle hook is the greatest thing since sliced bread – though I’m not really wild about sliced bread. I can assure there is no way to incorporate circle-hooked trebles into a successful plugging routine. Oh, the fish will love it. That alone should tell you something. I’m not badmouthing circle hooks in any way, shape or form. They’re the greatest things since oxygen for anglers with hyperactivity disorder. Those of us with the attention span of a ferret who just found an open energy drink, can now coolly throw out a bunker head bait then quickly walk the hell away from that insanely boring chunk rod – to go frantically barking after sea gulls. With circle hooks in play, a solidly-rooted sand spike and a perfectly set drag can allow me enough time to stop making sand angels up on the dunes and composedly run back to an active rod – to land a pre-exhausted, prizewinning fish. By the by, there are now jigheads with circle hooks. In reality, these are Continued on Page 49



eeing the elephant” was a common expression in the 1800s for a man meeting his fears and overcoming them. For the 9th New Jersey volunteers, which included almost all of the men from Ocean County, the elephant was found on an island called Roanoke off the North Carolina coast in February 1862. As part of the overall Union strategy to strangle the Confederacy, Gen. Ambrose Burnside led an amphibious expedition to close off the ports of North Carolina. New Jersey historian John Foster wrote shortly after the war of the events of Feb. 7, 1862. “At sunset the fleet anchored off a point of shoals, some twelve miles from Roanoke Island. On the following morning, the fleet was early under way, the signal, ‘Today the country expects every man to do his duty,’ flying at the mast head of the flag-ship. At nine o’clock, the advance gunboats opened on the picket-boats of the enemy. … At half-past ten o’clock, the gun-boats, having come fairly within range, made a general attack upon the enemy’s fleet and the batteries which lined the shore, the latter replying vigorously. This combat continued until three in the afternoon, when the boats were lowered, and the First Brigade (General Foster) immediately rowed to the shore, followed by the Second Brigade, under General Reno, in small boats. The forces encountering no opposition upon landing, marched without delay, toiling for some distance through a heavy swamp, until at length solid ground was reached. Here a brisk skirmish ensued, the enemy falling back upon his main body, entrenched in a well-constructed earthwork (Center Battery), surrounded by a dense swamp and undergrowth of laurel and scrubs, and the Union army of three brigades bivouacked for the night in a corn-field, a heavy storm beating piteously upon the unprotected men, who suffered greatly from the rain and cold.” Throughout the long night each man prepared for the next day. Lt. James Madison Drake, a 24-year-old former newspaper publisher from Trenton, remembered, “February 8. Daybreak came at length, and with it the crack of rifles a short distance away in the woods in our front. General Foster’s brigade promptly moved forward and shortly afterwards the firing became quite heavy. General Reno walked up and down near the roadway looking in the direction taken by the troops, impatient of the delay … because of the narrowness of the road and the almost impenetrable swamp on each side thereof. Streams of running water frequently crossed the road or causeway, in which we marched to the assistance of our brethren of the First brigade, who were slowly, yet surely, driving the enemy before them into the deepening recesses of the island. The men of the Ninth, notwithstanding the fact that they had suffered much from exposure during the night, and had started off without

having been able to warm themselves with coffee, were in cheerful spirits, and undauntedly moved forward.” As the 9th advanced, Drake and his men realized the seriousness of the moment. “It was only when the wounded were brought back that they for the first time realized the full meaning of their undertaking; and I must confess that the sight of maimed men, who had, but a few moments before, been in the full possession of bodily vigor and strength, as they were borne back past our slowly-moving column, caused the stoutest hearts to shudder. There was no more levity – all felt that a great responsibility rested upon them – and they nerved themselves for their fearful task.” The 9th had a new commander, a 40-yearold former railroad man from Phillipsburg, Col. Charles A. Heckman. According to Drake, “Colonel Heckman, who had been chafing under inertia, and was panting for an opportunity to show what his men could do, was ordered to move forward. In a moment over one thousand Jerseymen were briskly following their leader along the causeway, across the center of the island. The Ninth had proceeded but a short distance, however, before it left the improvised roadway, and entered the swamp to turn the enemy’s right.” Herman Everts, the regimental historian for the 9th, wrote in 1865, “The enemy believing the crossing of the swamp impossible for human beings, were much puzzled and in consternation. The swamp was deep; some of the men sunk to their shoulders; cartridge boxes were taken off, and carried in their mouths; for this undertaking the rebels for a long time called the 9th the ‘Jersey musk-rats.’” As they neared the fort, a Confederate gun wreaked havoc on the 9th. According to Everts, “Ascertaining that we were suffering mostly from their artillery, Col. Heckmann directed the attention of company commanders to the picking off of the gunners. … Lieut. Selden of Wise’s Legion, fired the last gun three times, and was shot in the act of firing the fourth. Col. Heckmann selected two men from Co. D, and ordered them to fire into the centre embrasure, on his giving a certain signal, agreed upon; the signal was given, and Selden fell.” Company D, which contained 12 men from Stafford Township, was in the swamp along with Drake. “This Confederate, however, acted with extreme caution, exposing himself as little as possible. Finally, he trained the field-piece with great care, and seizing a burning match applied it to the gun. Four reports simultaneously followed – one was the Confederate cannon – the other three the rifles of the sharpshooters, whose bullets pierced the body of the cannoneer, who fell across the trail of his piece. The Confederate who thus fell was Lieutenant Selden of the Continued on Page 48

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Continued from Page 46 just heads with circle hooks, because you sure don’t want to add any serious jig action, which is the worst possible motion for circle hooks. HOLGATE HAPPENINGS: While the sandbagged rampway onto Holgate continues to hold its own against tidal assaults, the region I’ve dubbed the Dead Forest – about the 7,000to 8,000-foot mark – has been gnawed to the bone. The resultant look – with craggy, pithy, protruding tree carcasses gravely looming – is like that mythological land where small trees and shrubberies go to die, something out of either Tarzan or the Tunguska event. For buggyists, anything but a low-tide drive to the Rip is now blocked by branches. It’s such a pinch-off point that there is no getting by – coming or going – once the higher tide has overwashed that zone. If you get caught south of that pinch point, you’ll have no choice but to wait out the tide down at the Rip – though I could easily see my hyperactive self simply assuring my truck I’ll be back someday and swimming for Beach Haven. By the by, those branches and stubs can inflict serious dent damage to buggies if you hit them wrong. Warning: We have exceptionally high tides this week. That could mean real big buggying headaches. LET HOLGATE SPLITISTS: There is a growing boating segment that actually wants to see a new inlet form though the Holgate Wilderness Area – in unsubstantiated hopes that a dissection will allow them to bypass the badly shoaled channels on the bayside of Holgate – and also save them some time and fuel getting out to sea. Those boaters would like to see an instantaneous inlet form as close to the parking lot area as possible. Their thinking is beyond pie in the sky. Sure, an east-west dissection of Holgate will, indeed, create an inlet – of sorts. But, who says it’ll be navigable? What’s more, such a break-through will river in tons of oceanside sand, fully closing off the already skinny bayside channels. In the distant past, inlets have formed near the parking lot area. They even became deep enough to navigate – and be named, i.e. Beach Haven Inlet. However, this go’round, an immediate inlet will run into bulkheads and man-made formations, thwarting any prolonged sea-to-bay opening. As an inlet, it’ll be about as reliable as a long-range weather forecast. On the books, former Beach Haven Inlets have immediately migrated southward. Geology says they’ll always move rapidly south in just such a manner. Hardly a long-term inlet fix. The through-and-through breaking of the Holgate Wilderness Area would be all bad. Admittedly, one might think the Forsythe Refuge folks would see a break-through as a chance to truly separate the wilderness area from humanity. (I’m not saying they’re thinking that, I’m just imaginin’ out loud.) But, thinking that through – and tapping into historical precedent – a southwardly migrating inlet would

cause a swath of utter habitat destruction along the way. That just can’t be an ecologically good thing, by any wilderness standards. But it gets trickier – quickly and legally. What about the sands as they built up north of the moving inlet – as they’ve always done before? Who now owns that reformed real estate? The refuge was technically cut off and took off southward – and right off the map, once the last stretch at the Rip goes under. Does it get to hurry back and claim the newly formed Holgate as theirs? I sure would hope so – but courts aren’t always big on hope. It’s tangibly spooky for a Holgate fan, like myself, who wants it to remain forever wild. Ironically, the absolute surest way for the Holgate Wilderness Area to retain its ecological worth – and potentially gain back its now mostly-gone original size – is a massive sand replenishment of the beach. Not only would it save – in the knick of time – the remaining vegetation but it would also, and instantly, offer new land for vegetation and wildlife to expand upon. Don’t be fooled into thinking this is some way-future scenario. It’s not. In fact, within the next couple/few years, it’ll all begin playing out. Mark my words. BUGGYING ABOUT: I’ve had a couple emails asking about the driving conditions along the whole of LBI’s beachfront. Simply put: It hasn’t been this good in decades. It’s smooth and easy buggying from north to south, with only the Holgate Wilderness Area offering iffiness. Admittedly, the recent hard, south winds left behind some very steep and dangerous cutaways caused by wave action. You can drive the dry sands above the drop-offs or hit the wet sands below then toward the ocean. You just want to avoid, at all cost, the sheer five-foot cliffs. You better know what you’re doing and where you’re heading if you drive the beaches at night. One slip and you can be going over the falls, so to speak. RUNDOWN: As of this typing (Tuesday), nine bass and one bluefish have been entered into the LBI Surf Fishing Classic. Top striper is a 28.88, caught by Bob Vallone, LEHT. He caught his fish in Loveladies on a bunker chunk. Striper things will soon be heating up like crazy. Get signed up ASAP. Tell them I sent you and you’ll get a nice Classic cap. You can thank me later. I did want to make special mention of that somewhat startling, 16-pound slammer blue, now entered into the Classic by Randy Swartley, Manahawkin. It was taken in Surf City on a bunker chunk and weighed in at Surf City Bait and Tackle. Here’s the shop’s info: “Congrats to Randy Swartley from Manahawkin weighing in a nice 16lb, 2-oz bluefish. Many were here to see the fish still jumping when it hit the scale, and then off for a quick release! NICE FISH!” It is the lone blue weighed into the Classic, so far. It set the starter bar kinda high. But that’s just the type of chopper challenge the Classic seeks. Let’s get to work besting that beast of a blue. For way more on fishing, go to Y HOME U BOAT U FLOOD U AUTO INSURANCE

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A Weekly Advertising Compendium of Area Professionals

Island Wellness Center since 1999 Acupuncture Massage â&#x20AC;˘ Reiki Facials â&#x20AC;˘ Yoga

26th St. & L.B. Blvd., Spray Beach

Flexible Appt. Scheduling Accepts Assignment on all Medicare Claims


Laura Say, MHS, PT

Sure Rehab


JSK Graphics

Print & Web Design


Your ad could be here next week, call (609) 494-5900

Logos | Business Cards | Brochures Custom Websites | Hosting | Ecommerce 609.709.9196

DEBORAH C. WHITCRAFT Mayor Emeritus - Wedding & Civil Union OfďŹ ciant Member of the National Association of Wedding OfďŹ ciants 609-492-3645 home 609-226-3838 cell

Notary Public of the State of New Jersey 528 Dock Road â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Beach Haven, NJ 08008 OfďŹ ciant fees to beneďŹ t NJ Maritime Museum, a 501(c)(3) Non-ProďŹ t Organization

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Gift Certificates Available â&#x20AC;˘ Lumineers â&#x20AC;˘ Mini Implants â&#x20AC;˘ Snap-on Smile â&#x20AC;˘ Laser Dentistry â&#x20AC;˘ Same Day Repairs â&#x20AC;˘ One Hour Whitening â&#x20AC;˘ Dentures & Partials â&#x20AC;˘ Invisalign (Invisible Braces)

Ocean Family Dental

524 S. Main Street Cedar Run, NJ 08092 609-597-9290

Harry Gilbert, D.D.S., F.A.G.D. Keri Irving, D.M.D. Marc DiNapoli, D.M.D. Now Accepting

New Patients

Cosmetic, Family and Implant Dentistry 508 S. Long Beach Blvd. SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNTS â&#x20AC;˘ We Children and Cowards Too! Evening & Saturday Appts. â&#x20AC;˘ Most Insurance Plans Accepted

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create your own jewelry 1616 LB Blvd. Surf City 494-8177

1305 Long Beach Blvd. North Beach Haven 492-BEAD

BoGo ½ Off Earrings All Jewelry Made on LBI

classes, hairwraps & feathers

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GET PAID TO LOSE WEIGHT! $5,000 for your success story. Personal Image TV Show. Call to qualify: 888-771-7607 ext. 2208.

Architectural Salvage

CRAFTERS/VENDORS needed for Fall Festival. CSC PTA hosting event at Brackman Middle School, Barnegat, Sat., 11/3, 9am-3:30pm. Call 908-337-4383.

Surflight Theatre in Beach Haven, NJ is now accepting video submissions through Thursday, 10/17 for the character of Susan Waverly (915 years old, must play and appear as a 9-year-old, no taller than 54in.) in IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS. Please sing 16 bars of an up-tempo song that requires belting. (Sorry there are no roles for young boys in this production.) Rehearsals begin 10/29 & performances are 11/23-12/21. For more information, please visit now-accepting-videosubmissions-for-whitechristmas-character-susanwaverly/ Send your audition DVDs to: Surflight Theatre, PO Box 1155, Beach Haven, NJ 08088 or email us a URL link to where the audition is posted to No phone calls please.


STAMPS WANTED Father Don is looking for stamp collections! The Rev. Donald Turner, 609-494-5048 or


Loveladies, 7 Sandy Cove Lane, Sat., 10/20, 9am-4pm. Everything we needed to live here is now yours for the taking. House & garage. Manahawkin, 1426 Forecastle Ave., Sat., 10/20, 9am-3pm. Rain date Sat., 10/27, 9am-1pm. Furniture, housewares, toys, children’s books and much more.


Brant Beach, 16 West Harrington Ave. (behind Stevens Real Estate), Sat./Sun., 10/20-10/21, 8am-2pm. Rain/Shine. Household, clothes, furniture, appliances and more.


Tuckerton, 140 Revere Drive, Sat./ Sun., 10/20-10/21, 9am-? Tools, household items, handbags, furniture, collectibles and more. Something for everyone!

Enjoy therapeutic massage in your home. ABMP Certified Massage Therapist practicing in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Medical Massage, and Muscle Energy Techniques. Call Ken, 609859-3080, cell 609-280-3528.

Premier Quality Massage

Excellent therapy, delivered, 7 days. Swedish •Deep Tissue •Couples •Parties. Experienced Professional CMT. Call SkyBlu 609-226-4289, Sally.


509 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven. Highest prices paid for gold, silver, old costume jewelry and antiques. Call for appointments. 609-444-8119.


Are you pregnant? A childless, married couple (in our 30s) seeks to adopt. Will be hands-on mom and devoted dad. Financially secure. Expenses paid. Nicole & Frank, 888-969-6134.

Enjoy a full-body, relaxing, deeptissue, 4hands or couples massage by Ray, LMT. Couples special. Call Hands To You, 609-7037570.

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

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

BYERS CHRISTMAS CAROLERS, 20% OFF. Bay Avenue Antiques, 349 South Main Street, Barnegat. Open Tues.Sun., 10am-5pm. 609-6983020.

Downtown Consignment

Ar t •Antiques •Vintage •Salvaged Goods •Cool Junk. 762 E. Bay Ave., Manahawkin. Open Thurs.-Mon.



FLEA MARKETS Manahawkin Flea Market

New merchandise– Pay $25 for Saturday, next day, Sunday, is free. Used merchandise– Sat. & Sun., $10 each day. Expires Dec. 2012. PRICES VALID WITH THIS AD. 657 East Bay Ave. 609-597-1017.

APPLIANCES 2011 GE refrigerator, 18.1 cubic feet. Black, great condition. Warranty until 6/14. New $600, asking $350. Please call 609-610-6761.

Classified Ads Get Results 494-5900


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


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




MERCHANDISE DISH Network. Starting at $19.99/ month PLUS 30 Premium movie channels FREE for 3 months! SAVE & ask about SAME DAY installation! Call 866-944-6135. Moving...must sell! Great package price! Window A/Cs, Oreck vacs, rugs, barstools, full kitchen gear, queen air mattress, much more! 609-342-0059.

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


By Okie’s- Full Service Catering, year ’round. Book your holiday parties now! Call 609-494-3394.


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


Entire collections. Costume, estate, gold, silver. Broken jewelry. Call for FREE estimates. We will come to you! 609-661-4652.





40th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach. Weekends until 12/16. 10% off all Furniture.

Central Ave. at 28th St.

END OF SEASON SALE! Open Weekends. 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.


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Fireplaces Plus, Inc.

You name it, we remove it! Everybody has junk. Home & Business. Basements â&#x20AC;˘Attics â&#x20AC;˘Yards â&#x20AC;˘Garages â&#x20AC;˘Sheds â&#x20AC;˘Apartments. 877-637-JUNK.

CLEANING SERVICES All your cleaning needs. Let It Shine Cleaning Service. Changeovers, year â&#x20AC;&#x2122;round. LBI area. Owner operated. References available. Faith, 609-312-9494.


Oceanside Cleaning & Windowsâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; Year â&#x20AC;&#x2122;round, Seasonal. Over 25 years, owner operated by Island resident. 609-492-1710.

Full service. Year â&#x20AC;&#x2122;round, seasonal & changeovers. No job too large or too small, give us a call. 609-947-5514, 609-9158215. Audrey says, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get your panties in a pinch!â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;&#x2122; 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.

Bettyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Busy Bees, LLC

Year â&#x20AC;&#x2122;round cleaning service. Residential/Commercial. Openings/ Closings, Changeovers. Reasonable rates. Bonded and Insured. Call 609-618-9465.


Got Cobwebs?

Truck-mounted steam cleaning. â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;We Are the Best.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;&#x2122; LIBERTY CARPET CLEANING. 609-9787522.

2 Jersey Girls Cleaning Service

Do you need to â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;brightenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;&#x2122; your home? Call Sunshine Cleaning Service. Year â&#x20AC;&#x2122;round, seasonal and changeovers. References available. Call Stacey, 609-3841649.

Reasonable â&#x20AC;˘ Experienced Weekly â&#x20AC;˘ Bi-Weekly Year â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Round


Paula Sullivan, Owner




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


AND Complete Cleaning Service, NJ Registered. Year â&#x20AC;&#x2122;round residential, weekly, bi-weekly, & monthly cleaning. Mary Kennedy, 609-492-5122, 609-709-3240.

Year â&#x20AC;&#x2122;round cleaning, with over 20 years experience. I clean corners, I do not cut them! References available. Call Rosemary 609-618-3788 or 609-698-2459.



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.

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


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


THINK ABOUT IT! Carpet & wood floors, furniture & artwork, the sun will destroy them. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re here to help! 99% Ultra violet ray rejection. Specializing in ocean and bayfront homes. Call Tom, 609-693-BUST (2878).


Professional Installations â&#x20AC;˘Residential/Commercial. Retractable Awnings, Window Awnings, Retractable & Stationary Canopies, Recovers, Repairs, Re-Hang, Take Downs, Washing. Fully insured. FREE ESTIMATES. 609-6182420. Lic.#13VH06758700.

CLEAR REFLECTIONS LLC Window Cleaning Pressure Washing Painting â&#x20AC;˘ Staining

For a Friendly Phone Consultation with no Bait & Switch, Call 609290-2691. Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be glad you did!


Call: 609-389-2565

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

Fast Screen

Same Day Mobile Repair Service Credit Cards Accepted


Fully Insured


Cleaning Service, LLC Year â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;round, Seasonal & Changeovers L.B.I. Based 15+ Years of Experience, Family Owned Affordable â&#x20AC;˘ Reliable â&#x20AC;˘ Free Estimates Window Cleaning â&#x20AC;˘ Carpet Cleaning â&#x20AC;˘ Power Washing Scheduling Now for Spring 2013 Weekly â&#x20AC;˘ Bi-Weekly â&#x20AC;˘ Monthly

Michael J. Kelly 732-364-5330 Fully Insured


HOME REPAIR â&#x20AC;˘MAINTENANCE. LBI based. Wind Damage, Doors, Locks, Siding, Roofing, Drywall, Andersen Windows, Fences, Rotted Wood. Lic.#13VH02403900. 609-713-2400, 609-713-2405.



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

HOUSE WATCH All Winter House Watch $55/Month

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



House Watch Property Mgmt Services Whoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s watching your home?


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


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

Fall Cleanups, Commercial/Residential Mowing, Gutters. Martin Lawn Care Co. Reasonable rates. Insured. 609-489-1447. Email:


Sales/Service â&#x20AC;˘Residential and Commercial â&#x20AC;˘New or Existing â&#x20AC;˘Installation â&#x20AC;˘Moder nization â&#x20AC;˘Repairs â&#x20AC;˘Service/Service Contracts. Hoistway Construction, Dumbwaiters, Chairlifts. Visit our showroom, 127 Rte. 9 South, Barnegat. Lic.#13VH04317500.


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


Installations & Repairs. Vinyl â&#x20AC;˘Chain Link â&#x20AC;˘Wood â&#x20AC;˘Aluminum Fence â&#x20AC;˘Trash Enclosures & Showers â&#x20AC;˘Swimming Pool Enclosures. Quality, Dependable Work. 609489-6400. Lic.#13VH05152400

Mr. Fix-It 361-8226

Rotted Wood Repairs Sheetrock & Painting Leaky Roofs & Siding Wall Air Conditioners Closets & Partitions - Trim Decks, Stairs & Showers Windows â&#x20AC;˘ Doors â&#x20AC;˘ Locks Andersen Window Repairs Termite Repairs Lic.#L046452

FLAGS & FLAGPOLES FLAGPOLES INSTALLED. Vinyl/ Aluminum/Nautical Yardar ms. FALL SPECIALâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; 25ft. flagpole $975 installed. American made. 20year warranty. 609-494-0800 email

â&#x20AC;&#x153;When You Want It Done Rightâ&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Has Installed More Sprinklers than Anyone on the East Coastâ&#x20AC;?

(609) 978-1577 â&#x20AC;˘ (732) 244-0623


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


Call Kevin and Mike

Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll Get the Cleanest Carpet & Upholstery


Allgreen Pest Services ECO FRIENDLY power washing/wildlife trapping

7 Day Service

732-597-8550 866-303-0044

For-Shore Weed Control Lawn Care

Licensed & Insured Free Estimates Real Estate Inspections

Tree & Shrub Care

FREE Follow-Up Service Calls FREE Evaluation/Estimate Poison Ivy Control â&#x20AC;˘ Weed Control on Sand, Stone, Patios & Driveways LAWN CARE â&#x20AC;˘ TREE & SHRUB CARE OUTDOOR PEST CONTROL

609-693-6999 BARNEGAT L IGHT L ANDSCAPING & GARDENS Complete Range of Landscaping Services Shore Garden Specialist Proudly Serving LBIâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s North End

609.709.5227 Garden & Landscaping Center Located at 502 Broadway, Barnegat Light Now open weekends 8:30am - 5pm or by appointment

ISLAND HOME CHECKS & SERVICES JAMES â&#x20AC;&#x153;BUTCHâ&#x20AC;? McCAFFREY (609) 492-6758 Licensed â&#x20AC;˘ Bonded â&#x20AC;˘ Professional Island Resident â&#x20AC;˘ References FREE BROCHURE WRITE CALL Retired Island Police Chief JMAC ENTERPRISES P.O. BOX 1486 BEACH HAVEN, NJ

Lic# 13VH00325300








609-296-5335 732-208-8733 Over 20 Years Experience Fully Insured â&#x20AC;˘ Lic. #13VH01823000

Certified Arborist & Line Clearance Certified Tree Removal & Planting Natural/Organic Tree, Plant & Lawn Care Proper Pruning & Trimming â&#x20AC;˘ Cleanups & Clearings Stump Grinding â&#x20AC;˘ Brush Piles â&#x20AC;˘ Firewood 60' Aerial Lift / Grapple Truck / Experienced Climbers Customized Plant Care Program â&#x20AC;˘ Fertilization & Disease Management



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.

Call Howard 609-384-5019









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

AFFORDABLE Landscaping

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

‘‘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.

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


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

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



Free estimates. Fully insured. Lic.#13VH01099400

Clean Ups • Trimming • Tree Planting & Plants Celestino Cruz Reg./Lic# 13VH02263300



All Landscape Services & Outdoor Lighting Installations

609-494-7373 Joe Salentino C:609-312-3688 H:609-848-9033

On tthe O h Side LANDSCAPING

Fall Savings 10% Off for New Customers


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

(Previously LBI Landscaping)

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

609-361-4310 Lic # 13VH04791400

Visit our New Garden Center! 229 S. Main St.(Rt 9) Barnegat Pkwy Exit 67


References • Free Estimates - Est. 1980

609-978-1045 • Fax: 609-978-0337

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

Landscaping & Garden Center

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

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

Landscaping • Fencing • Pavers

(609) 494-0800 Lic.# 13VH01646400

Check Out Pest Control in The SandPaper ClassiƤ‡†•

Reg/Lic# 13VH02805500


494-7562 • 294-9551

Surf City 609-361-8800


Stone Spreading Brick Pavers Landscaping


Landscape Design

Lic# 13VH02482900


Pests Taking Over?


Free Estimates


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

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

Night & Day Landscape Design

609.812.9191 “Your yard is always on our mind”

Specializing In Stain Work

Floor Sanding & Refinishing Old & New Floors Installation & Repairs

609-597-6229 Jerry Milano

Joy Milano

MILANO TILE, LLC Serving LBI over 40 years

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

Ph/Fx: 609-698-2378 Reg/Lic # 13VH04482900

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


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

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

We Will Beat Any Estimate by 5% FREE ESTIMATES

494-4106 • 597-1767


Hardwood ~ Laminate ~ Bamboo ~ Cork Professional Flooring Installation at Competitive Rates Have us install any brand from any store or use our free shop at home service & save!


Visit us at: Re/Lic#13VH04831900 | EPA & CFI Certified

Outdoor Environments 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 Long Beach Island, NJ

p: 609-494-7007

Ceramic Tile LLC

Marble - Natural Stone - Glass Tile 609-597-0964 Manahawkin, NJ 08050

856-764-8446 Delran, NJ 08075

Custom Showers • Complete Bathroom Remodels Kitchen Backsplashes Small Jobs & Repairs Welcome

609-296-6906 • 609-618-9031 Fully Insured • Reg/Lic 13VH00054700

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Rick Barker Heating & Cooling, LLC

S.K. ROBB PLUMBING CO. (Free Estimates)

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.


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

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.


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


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


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.




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

609-698-7766 Serving Ocean County & LBI for over 20 years


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


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



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 for all your plumbing needs. Winterizations, Leaks, Fixture Replacement, Drain Cleaning. 609242-5474. Lic.#12557. Plumbing - Heating Building & Construction

Yes, Our Office Is On LBI!



ATLANTIC Fully Insured


Heating & Cooling

Repairs & Power Washing (No subcontractors)


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

Come Visit Us Online at

A company where the owner is on the job!

Lic# 13VH01941200

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

Serving LBI & Manahawkin 609-494-2270 Ocean County 609-857-3478

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

Samuel S. Wieczorek, Pres., NJ State Master Plumbing


Free Estimates

Lic #7509

Lic #6062

Lic. #13VH00496100

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



609-361-8815 N.J. Lic#13VH06719700

Free Estimates

Fully Insured

Roofing • Fiberglass Decks • Skylights • Vinyl Rails All Types of Shingles & Repairs


$500 OFF

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

with this ad! Clip & Save! Valid until 12/31/12

201-218-1277 David S. 551-265-2036 David D.

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

Lic. #12456 Ship Bottom, NJ

Reg./Lic.# 13VH01741000

PINSTRIPE ROOFING Ask About Our 22 Sq. Promo! We beat any written estimate!



Find a Plumber In The SandPaper Classifieds

Residential & Commercial Winterizations 10% Senior Citizen Discount

All Fixtures, Drain Cleaning, Water Heater Installation & Repairs Appliance Installation & Repairs 609-618-4298

609-549-5088 Office

24 Hr. Emergency Service Lic# 4996

Plumbing & Heating Service - Repairs - Remodels

Seasonal Water Turn-Ons & Offs

Ozzie Montanha Master Plumber License# 11125

Phone # 609-978-3551

NJ LIC# 13VH06396300



Residential • Commercial



NJ REG# 13VH06143700

$250 OFF Any New or NJ LIC #13VH00948900 Master Plumbers Lic #6582 EPA Lead-Safe Certification Master Plumbers Lic #6582 NJ LICRVI #13VH00948900 David Weiner Lic# 1850530477

Replacement System




Odd Jobs & Yard Work

HANDYMAN & HOUSE WATCH SERVICES. Phone 609-848-4893. Visit Fully Licensed & Insured. NJ HIC#13VH 06951700.

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.


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

Big C...Little Repairs

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


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.


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



Mike’s Powerwashing & Carpentry. Repairs interior & exterior. Screen and stor m door repairs also. Lic#13VH01016900. Credit cards accepted. Call 609-290-8836. 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.

Wind Damage, Screens, Roofing, Siding, Flooring, Tile, Windows, Drywall, Trim, Decks, Kitchens, Baths, Cleanouts. Guaranteed call back. Lic.#13VH04665400. 609489-6305.

Serving LOCAL Businesses & Homeowners for Over 20 Years

Curbs Driveways Patios Sidewalks Steps


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


Carl Gallagher Mason • Contracting

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


Since 1976

Ceiling Fans Recessed Lights Remodeling & New Construction



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.


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

SALES • SERVICE • INSTALLATION ALL MAKES AND MODELS • Furnaces • Central Air • Humidifiers • Boilers • UV Systems • Ductless






Residential • Commercial • Industrial

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

• New Construction • Wiring for Ceiling Fans • Troubleshooting



185 N. Main St. (Rt. 9) LICENSE No. 6093 Manahawkin, N.J.

LBI • Manahawkin Tuckerton Lacey Twp. • Toms River

Sudoku The challenge is to fill every row across, every column down, and every 3x3 box with the digits 1 through 9. Each 1 through 9 digit must appear only once in each row across, each column down, and each 3x3 box.

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

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


Free Estimates 24-Hr. Service


All Phases of Electrical Work No Job Too Small

10% OFF ALL JOBS OVER $250.00 Licensed & Fully Insured NJ License #15079A

(some restrictions may apply)

“Extreme Home Make Over Contractor”



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

Additions • New Homes • Home Office Renovations • Media Rooms Add-A-Levels • Kitchens & Baths • NJ Reg # 13VH03126700


(609) 276-2242

Calls promptly returned

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30 Years Experience Reg/Lic# 13VH06407000

Licensed & Insured



Electrical Contractors, Inc.

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


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

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


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


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.


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.


Additions •Renovations •Demolitions •Cleanups •Complete Basements & Bathrooms. Free estimates. Fully insured. 609-273-8207. Lic.#13VH06131300.


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


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


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


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

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JG Stone Creations, LLC

Professional Remodeling Contractors since 1982. Custom trim, crown moldings, additions, kitchens, baths. Satisfaction guaranteed. Lic.#13VH01891800. 609597-8925. centiandsons Reg/Lic# 13VH00319400

Custom stone design. Interior and exterior walls, fireplaces, feature walls, and more. 609-618-7980. Lic.#13VH06988100.


Legal disposal. Pick up or removal. Call All Safe, 609-709-1723.

New Homes â&#x20AC;˘ Additions Structural Repairs â&#x20AC;˘ Decks Siding â&#x20AC;˘ Framing Historical Renovations Home Improvements


25 Years Experience FREE ESTIMATES â&#x20AC;˘ INSURED 609-693-3472 Reg./Lic.# 13VH01404200 Lic.# 13V02820300 Insured

All Major Credit Cards Accepted

Additions â&#x20AC;˘ Renovations â&#x20AC;˘ Windows â&#x20AC;˘ Doors 609-748-7870 Siding â&#x20AC;˘ Decks â&#x20AC;˘ Kitchens â&#x20AC;˘ Baths No Job Too Small

Custom Fiberglass Fully Insured

Serving LBI

Free Estimates






Vinyl Siding â&#x20AC;˘Windows â&#x20AC;˘Doors â&#x20AC;˘Decks â&#x20AC;˘Carpentry & More. Free Estimates. 609-294-0173. Fully Insured. Lic.#13VH06667900


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. â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be glad you did!!â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;&#x2122;


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



We Do What Your Honey Wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t! Interior/exterior. Popular Mechanics magazine featured 3 of my projects. 33 years experience. 609492-3749, 609-290-2995. Lic.#13VH01765700.

Additions â&#x20AC;˘ Alterations Remodels â&#x20AC;˘ Renovations Elevators â&#x20AC;˘ Decks Siding â&#x20AC;˘ Windows Doors â&#x20AC;˘ Floors â&#x20AC;˘ Trim

Lic#13VH04928600 25 Years Experience

Lic # 13vH00034400





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

Howard Painting & Staining

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

â&#x20AC;˘ Deck Restoration â&#x20AC;˘ Window Cleaning â&#x20AC;˘ Powerwashing â&#x20AC;˘ Paint/Stain Fall Roof Cleaning Special

PAINTING STAINING 597-0544 Reg./Lic.# 13VH01517700

Professional â&#x20AC;˘ Prompt â&#x20AC;˘ References



Beyond All Expectations



â&#x20AC;˘ Interior â&#x20AC;˘ Exterior â&#x20AC;˘ Brush â&#x20AC;˘ Roll â&#x20AC;˘ Spray â&#x20AC;˘ Popcorn Ceilings



WASHING â&#x20AC;˘ New/Old Work â&#x20AC;˘ Wall Paper Removal â&#x20AC;˘ Sheetrock Repairs

F R E E E S T I M AT E S â&#x20AC;˘ F U L LY I N S U R E D â&#x20AC;˘ R E A S O N A B L E R AT E S

Hansonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s House Painting, LLC


Fully Insured NJ License # 13VH04665400


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


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

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.


Interior & Exterior. OFF SEASON RATES. Licensed & Insured. Senior citizen discounts. Call Terry, 609-424-8264. Lic#13VH06985600

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


DRAMATASTICS, LLC drama workshops. NJ certified teacher. Also available for tutoring. Reasonable rates for par ties or schools. 848-525-0377 or 732-5035800.


All ages. Basic to college level. Call for more info. 609-3121477.


Painting & Paperhanging

LIC# 13VH00402400


Interior and Exterior Staining & Painting. Powerwashing. Windows & Doors Installed. Michael Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Donnell. Lic.#13VH05479800. 609-494-3699.

ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE FROM HOME. Medical, Business, Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial aid if qualified. SCHEV authorized. Call 888-220-5975.

Frank Co.

609-361-8226 SHIP BOTTOM

B U I L D E R S , L L C

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.

Est. 1987



Andrew H. Grayson Painting & Contracting

Corrigan Construction Co.

Fully Insured Free Estimates

Decks â&#x20AC;˘ Roofs â&#x20AC;˘ Vinyl Handrails

Interior â&#x20AC;˘Exterior â&#x20AC;˘Wallpapering â&#x20AC;˘Power Washing. All other home improvements and remodeling. Fully insured. 25yrs. experience. 609-978-0181, Joe. Lic.#13VH03693100.


#1 Fall Rates! 609-271-4708 Leo Hanson â&#x20AC;˘ Owner/Painting Contractor Insured, Registered & Licensed in NJ Interior/Exterior â&#x20AC;˘ Power Washing Staining â&#x20AC;˘ Professional Window Cleaning Home Improvements Where Excellent Quality at a Reasonable Price Still Matters! Join us on Facebook! Free Estimates

NJ Reg./Lic.#13VH05425800




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.


Certified â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Orton-Gillinghamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;&#x2122; reading/writing teacher, K-8th, with over 30 years experience. Specializing in dyslexic individuals. Call Joan 609-242-4088.


INSTRUCTION & TUTORING NJ Certified K-12. 25 years exp. Affordable, will travel. Remedial/ enrichment. All levels, children to adults. Call 201-638-4906. Tutor for Hire, 20-year-old college student teaches Physics, Math and Chemistry on weekdays. Grades 6-12. 609-661-8336 or

MUSIC PRODUCTION Rock Solid Productions

Providing original music for media, TV, and film. Please visit us, email or call 609-713-6325.

MUSIC LESSONS Music lessons for All ages! Find a music teacher. TakeLessons offers affordable, safe, guaranteed music lessons with teachers in your area. Our prescreened teachers specialize in singing, guitar, piano, drums, violin and more. Call 888690-4889.


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: 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.


Computer Repairs â&#x20AC;˘ Upgrades â&#x20AC;˘Virus and Malware Removal. Please call 609-891-1200.

CHILD CARE Patient, attentive college graduate looking to babysit. Available daytime and evenings. Email:


European caregivers, English speaking. References, licensed, bonded, insured. Call 732-899-6366. EUROPEAN CAREGIVERS looking for home health aide jobs. 12 years experience. Excellent references. Call Ann, 732-525-1839. Experienced (25 years plus) caregiver. Specializing in Alzheimer patients. Full time or part time. Prefer Long Beach Island. Call 609-3842107.


Dogs, Puppies, Cats & Kittens ready for adoption in Ocean Countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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.


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


Pet portraits from your photo. Pen & Ink * Colored Pencil * Watercolor or Oil * Caricature or Cartoon. 10% discount on orders placed by 11/1. Call Pat Johnson, 609-296-2162, leave message. (View picture111043 online)

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







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



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!


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.

HELP WANTED AIRLINES ARE HIRING! Train for hands on aviation career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified. Job placement assisitance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance. 877-564-4204.

HELP WANTED AREA CLAIMS writer/property inspectors. Interviewing now. PT/FT, flexible. Training provided. Respond 732-930-7900 or


Bartenders, Wait Staff, F/T & P/T, year ’round. Apply in person, 13th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom. 609-494-8848. Driver- $0.03 enhanced quarterly bonus. Get paid for any portion you qualify for: Safety production, MPG, CDL-A, 3 months current OTR experience. 800-414-9569. DRIVERS - A. Duie Pyle needs owner operators regional truckload operations. HOME EVERY WEEKEND! O/O average $1.84/ miles. Steady year ’round work. Requires CDL-A, 2 years experience. Call Dan: 877-307-4133. Drivers- Start up to $.40/mile! Home weekly, new pay package, great equipment. CDL-A with 6 months OTR experience required. Dedicated to excellence. 877-4320048. Experienced drivers. $1,500 singon bonus! Regional LTL opportunities available in Burlington, NJ! Earn up to $1,100 or more per week. Great home time. 855-7808011.


Pizza maker- experienced only. Call 609-597-2003 for an interview. 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. 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. Real Estate Positions– Experienced or New. Must be highly motivated. Excellent marketing & lead generation programs. Private offices for top producers or teams, no fees. Confidentiality kept, Sand Dollar Real Estate. Please contact Pat, 609-290-5360 or email: Retail professionals, full and part time. We offer a very competitive salary, the opportunity to work in a fun environment with great products, and sales training. Email employment background and contact info:


Experienced Reefer drivers: GREAT PAY/freight lanes from Presque Isle, MS, Boston-Leigh, PA. 800-277-0212 or

Full time SERVERS, minimum 2 years experience. Also accepting part time DISHWASHERS. Apply in person, Tuckerton Beach Grille, 1000 South Green St., Tuckerton.

Experienced bartender needed for Nardi’s Tavern in Haven Beach. Call for interview, 609-492-9568.

WANTED: LIFE AGENTS. Earn $500 a day, great agent benefits, commissions paid daily, liberal underwriting. Leads. Leads, Leads. LIFE INSURANCE LICENSE REQUIRED. Call 888-713-6020.

Available for Immediate Adoption!


• 1 year old Spayed Female • Vaccinated for Rabies & Distemper • Negative for Heartworm Has been around small children, teenagers, adults, dogs, cats and horses. Excellent attitude, super friendly, NOT food aggressive, rarely barks, the perfect family pet.

For more Info on this Lovely Dog, Call Eileen (609) 709-8501 or email

ATTENTION ASSISTANT MANAGERS & SALES ASSOCIATES IMMEDIATE HIRE THROUGH NEW YEARS (potential for full time employment based on performance)

Beach Haven & Ship Bottom Stores

Resumes must be received by Fri., Oct. 19th Candidates will receive a call back no later than Monday, October 22nd. Interviews will be conducted by appointment for the balance of the week.

Email Resumes in WORD format to

APPLY TODAY!!! Connect With Classifieds Anywhere, Anytime As Easy To Use As 1-2-3!!

Weichert Realtors is looking for new and/or experienced team members. Call to arrange a confidential interview, LBI office 609494-6000.


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


SHIP BOTTOM strip store available immediately. 609-290-1272, 609-494-2420. Manahawkin, 250-1,000 sq.ft. Ideal professional office, retail or medical office. Available immediately. Will subdivide. Owner offers rental incentive. Jeff, 732-580-7457 or Diane Turton Realtors, 609-4927000. 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.

Stafford Forge Business Park

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

GARAGE FOR RENT 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)




ATTENTION HUNTERS! 60 acres, $89,900. Must sell to settle bankruptcy. Hardwoods, fields, big stream, awesome views, ATV trails. Southern zone, less than 3.5 hours to NYC. Won’t last! 888-4810442.

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.


COURT ORDERED LAND LIQUIDATION! 17 acres, $29,900. Just off New York’s I-90, Cooperstown Lake region. Nice views, hardwoods, creek, beautiful fields. Great building site. Terms available. Must sell NOW! 888-9186264.

COMMERCIAL FOR SALE Gift shop for sale in Surf City. Turnkey. Inventory & fixtures included. Lease. Asking $30,000/OBO, Call 609-841-0843.


Unique retail store located on LBI, in the highly desirable & largest foot-traffic location in Beach Haven! Reasonable rent, complete turnkey. Includes all fixtures, POS inventory/cash register, computer system, signage & entire inventory. Plenty of free parking! Serious inquiries only please. Call 856332-5950. Mixed Use Properties FSBO. With or without businesses. Starting $475,000. Reply in confidence:

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




200ft. of unobstructed southwest exposures. Private cul-desac. 43 West Holly Ave. Priced to sell at $2,295,000. MUST SEE! 609-709-5227.

MOBILE HOMES 2005 33ft. Chateau, steps from ocean. Sleeps 8, fully equipped. Located in Oceanside Trailer Park, unit #6. $29,900. 845-628-6154. LBI Trailer Park has homes for sale, steps from ocean. ALSO, we have RV sites for rent. Call 609492-9151.

TRAVEL TRAILERS FOR SALE 30ft. Award: walkaround queen bed, pull-out sofa, sleeps 6, many extras! Good condition, well maintained. $9,995. Located Beach Haven. 609-492-2466. (View picture61001 online)

YEAR ROUND RENTALS Barnegat (Pebble Beach section), 3BR, 1BA ranch. W/D, D/W, large fenced-in yard. $1,200/month plus utilities, 1.5 months security. No pets/smoking. 609-661-2500.


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

October Special!

Move in by 10/31/12, pay $500 security. Call 609-294-2404.



Beach Haven, 3-bedroom apartment, first floor, with deck. Convenient location overlooking bay. 501 North Delaware Ave. at 5th St. No pets. $1,500/month, includes heat & hot water. 201-913-7007. Beach Haven West, waterfront, unfur nished, 2-bedroom, 1-bath home. Very clean. $1,200/month + utilities. Will consider winter rental. Call Noah, 732-500-6181. Brant Beach, furnished, 3BR, 2BA, second floor, W/D. Available 11/1. $1,300/month + utilities and 1.5 months security. No pets. 609-2907996. Cedar Bonnet Island, 2BR cottage, W/D, gas heat. No pets, no smoking. Available 11/1/12. $1,050/ month + utilities, 1 month security. 609-494-0211.

Victorian-style shore house privately set on a Sea Captain’s Estate. 2-3 BR, reversed living w/ open floor plan, cathedral ceiling and upper deck. Fully equipped and furnished. C/A. Walking distance to downtown or bay front areas. $1,400/month plus utilities. Call 609-488-0526. 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.


L.E.H. 2BR, 1BA, gas heat, C/A, W/D, fenced-in yard. $1,100/month + 1.5 months security. Call 609339-0862.

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

Little Egg Harbor, large, 1st floor, 1-bedroom condo w/pool. $950/ month + utilities, security, credit check. Available 11/1. No smoking. 609-709-6574.

Move in by 10/31/12, pay $500 security. Call 609-294-2424.

Manahawkin, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, garage, fenced-in yard. Available 10/20/12, $1,200/month + utilities & security. No smoking. Call 609548-2934. Manahawkin (Ocean Acres), 3bedroom ranch, gas heat, C/A, fenced-in yard, deck. $1,400/ month + utilities/security. Available 10/1. 609-597-0597 or 609-6612474. 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, unfurnished, 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 2-car garage, ranch. No pets/smoking. Available 11/15. $1,700/month plus utilities. Credit check/references/tenant interview. Owner real estate agent. Call 609226-6113. Manahawkin, 4-bedroom house, 2 full baths, W/D, DW, C/A, full basement. Large yard. No pets. Available 11/1, $1,750/month + utilities. 201-912-1390. Mystic Island waterfront, 3-bedroom ranch, 719 Twin Lakes Blvd. Bulkhead, great area. Credit check, references, $1,250/month plus utilities. 973-334-3468, 973-789-6863. NEW GRETNA, 2BR & 1BR apartments. Heat supplied. Rent starts at $800/month. No pets. Call 609978-0964.

October Special!

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 Park, LBI. Large, fully furnished, 4BR, 2BA. $1,600/ month + utilities. Home Alliance Realty, 609-978-9009. LAST CHANCE! OK, YOU WIN! Name your price. No reasonable offer refused. Surf City, 2BR, 1 block to beach. Just park the car! Will entertain winter/yearly rental. 856-866-9355.

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. Oceanside, share clean, 2BR, 1BA, apartment. Great location, ample parking, huge deck, O/S. Haven Beach. Call for more details. 609-287-1179.


Ship Bottom, 1BR, 1BA, furnished apartment, W/D. $1,200/month (includes utilities). Plenty of storage. No pets/smoking. Available 11/1. References required. 609361-8354.

$815/month, Beach Haven Park, oceanside, near Acme. 2BR, 1BA, W/D, completely renovated, furnished & equipped. Cable included. Available 11/1. 609-310-0718.

Ship Bottom, third from ocean, 1+ bedrooms, w/porch. 1st floor, W/D, D/W, C/A. $1,200/month + electric (cable/internet included). 856-6933301.

AFFORDABLE Lorry’s Motel– Beach Haven Inlet. Quiet. Clean rooms/efficiencies with full refrigerator, microwave, barbecue area. $115-$145/week plus utilities. Call 609-492-6363.

Ship Bottom, beach block, 1BR, 2nd-floor apartment. Newly renovated. $850/month + utilities. No pets, no smoking inside. Available 11/2. 609-410-1740. Ship Bottom, 2-bedroom, furnished, second floor apartment. Beach block, off-street parking. $1,000/month (includes utilities). Will consider winter rental. Call 609-548-3772. Ship Bottom, 2nd floor, 2BR, 1BA apartment, W/D. No pets. Available 11/1. $1,100/month + utilities. Call 201-912-1390.


Ship Bottom duplex, 2BR, 1BA. First floor, $690/month. Second floor, $640/month. (Feb. half price). Spectacular views. Credit check. No pets. Call 609709-3902.

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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

Blue, 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT, 5.7 liter V8 Hemi. 104,000 miles. Crew cab 4x4 w/6.25ft bed, bed liner and retractable bed cover, tow package. AM/FM, CD, cruise control. $13,750. Mercer County. 609273-8339.

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




Beach Haven Terrace, furnished, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, oceanside. Oct. availability, $750/month + utilities, cable included. Call 609-298-5147. Beach Haven Crest duplex, 4th house from ocean w/view. 3BR, WiFi, amenities. $1,000/month. No pets/smoking. 609-361-8987. Beach Haven, 2-bedroom cottage, gas heat, sun porch, W/D. $900/ month + utilities. Avail. now-6/15. Call 609-618-9849, 207-273-2925. Beach Haven, 6th from ocean. Clean, 3BR, 1BA, & 1BR second floor duplexes. W/D, all amenities. $700-$1,500/month plus utilities. 609-492-5357, 609-290-3872. View pictures Beach Haven Gardens, 2BR, 2nd floor w/open kitchen/living area, deck. No smoking/pets. Available through 4/30/13, $900/month + security (utilities included). 609-4920051. Brant Beach, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, W/D, dishwasher, gas heat. $1,400/month + utilities. Available 11/1-5/1. For appointment, call 609-290-6130. Brighton Beach, LBI. Updated, immaculate, furnished, oceanside, 2bedroom apartment. Includes gas/ electric & cable. No pets/smoking. $950/month. 917-763-2559. View pictures 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. Centrally located. Ship Bottom, ground level, 1-bedroom condo. Available now. Nice neighborhood. $850/month + utilities. Please call 609-492-8699. High Bar Harbor, bayside waterfront home. 3BR, 2BA, gas heat. Available Sept.-May. Call for details, 609-661-0997. Little Egg Harbor, now-May, 3BR, 1BA, W/D. $800/month + utilities (negotiable). Lagoon-front, easy bay access. No pets/smoking. Bill, 609-618-3083. Nice, clean, 1-bedroom home. Will trade some rent for caretaking and cat care. 12/1/12-4/1/13... Rate info to follow... Reply to: Ship Bottom, 2-bedroom house, available now through 4/30/13. Please call 914-347-5132 or 914420-2665. Ship Bottom, 2nd from ocean, 1bedroom apartment. Off-street parking. Available now to June. No pets/smoking. Call 609-661-1199. Surf City oceanblock, third from beach. First floor, 3BR, 1BA, W/D. New kitchen/bath. Available 11/15, $1,000/month + utilities. 609-5490049. Surf City, 1 block from beach. Fully furnished, 3BR, 1BA, newly renovated, second floor apartment. $1,200/month (utilities included). 856-816-2952. Surf City, pet friendly, fourth from ocean beach. first floor, 3BR, 1BA, off-street parking. Now-6/15/13. $1,000/month + utilities. Call 973625-5902.



For your unwanted cars & trucks. TOP DOLLAR PAID. FREE TOWING. Call daytime 609-268-0365, eve. 609-230-5998.

Mercedes Benz, 2008, C300. Fully loaded. Meticulously maintained. 62,000 miles. Asking $25,000. Call 609-342-0044 or cell 609-7123140.

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

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. 14ft. 2005 inflatable SeaEagle 435 Paddleski. Includes 2 seats, 2 flotation pads, battery box, manual/ battery foot pumps, motor mount & 2 carry bags. $300/OBO. Call Dave 732-815-0446 after 7:30pm. 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. $9,975. Call Jeff 609-468-6266. 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. 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. 19ft. 1988 Cobalt 19BR, 265hp V8, 246 hours, w/2002 Sea Lion tandem trailer. No bottom paint. $2,500. Surf City. 201-960-5358. 19ft. Penn Yan Sea Skiff, 2000 90hp Johnson Sea Horse, includes trailer. In water, Harvey Cedars. $2,800. 856-829-0563. 20ft. 1995 Sun Bird Neptune Cuddy Cabin, 135hp Evinrude engine, with trailer, $1,000/OBO. Call 862-2224737. 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. Boston Whaler Outrage, w/ 150hp Evinrude, trailer, depth/fish finder, T-top. LBI. $8,999. Please call 609-492-0156. 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) 21ft. 1999 Boston Whaler Outrage, 2002 225hp Yamaha 4-stroke, 850 hours. T-top, radar, fish finder, GPS. $21,000. Manahawkin. Call 609-709-2756. 21ft. 2005 Parker 2120 Sport Cabin w/Load-Rite trailer. OB, F150 Yamaha 4-stroke, 99hrs. Garmin navigation. Pristine condition, $29,500. 856-296-3630.

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. 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, 23ft. 2003 Chaparral w/tandem trailer. Bowrider, Mercruiser 5.0 MPI Bravo III, bimini, 4 speaker CD, snap-on rugs, dual batteries. In water LBI. $14,000/OBO. 973271-3876. (View picture81047 online) 24ft. 2008 Sea Ray Sundancer. Original owner. Warranties through 2013. Only 35 hours. $42,000. On LBI. Call or text 201-925-5143.

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24ft. 238 Coastal Wellcraft 1996, 225hp Mercury. Low hours. IN water. Includes all CG equipment and slip until 11/1/12. 609-494-1926. (View picture81046 online)


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

Mallard 16ft. camouflaged canoe in good condition. Excellent for duck hunting. Asking $450. Will deliver. Call 609-405-1556. (View picture81048 online)

25ft. 1982 Siedelman cruiser/racer sailboat with trailer. Still wins races! $2,000. In Beach Haven Crest. Call 609-290-0530.


Sportsman’s Marina, Beach Haven. Full service boat & ski 2013 slips available. 609-4927931 or 609-492-5663.

SAIL REPAIRS ATTENTION SAILOR: Sail repairs, new sails, boom covers, windows, cushions. Rigging replacements. CDI furlers. Will pickup & deliver. 609-294-2457, Aggie.

BOAT ACCESSORIES BAYVIEW CANVAS Boat Canvas– custom fabrication and repair. All types enclosures, covers, upholstery, marine carpeting, residential canvas. 609-276-2720.

BOAT DETAILING GIRLS & BOUYS Boat Cleaning & Detailing. ‘‘We Swab the Deck So You Don’t Have To.’’ Competitive Prices. 609-276-7549.


We come to your location. All covers vented to prevent mildew. 609-660-0669.


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.

CAPTAIN BRAZILL’S MARINE– Certified Condition & Vessel Value Surveys; Pre-purchase Insurance. Boating Safety Instructor •Boat Hauling •Boat Stands. 609-4947200.

27ft. Hunter, 1975, 20hp inboard diesel, excellent condition, in water. $3,500. Call 609-494-1273.


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.

SHIP BOTTOM BOAT TOWING, local & long distance boat hauling, since 1986. 609-978-7757. Like Us on Facebook.

2 Miles from Inlet All your Striped Bass needs on the water.

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)


Eels • Chum • Spots • Clams

Mordecai Boat Basin, Beach Haven. Winter boat storage & forklift service. 609-492-5201.

Tackle • EUA’s • Bait Rigs Fuel • Ice & Coffee Snacks • Soda

Outdoor Kitchens & Bars •Fire Pits Pool Pumps, Filters, Heaters •Air Conditioners. Boat Winterization & Hauling. Snow Plowing. 609-5482917.

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Winter Storage Includes: • Haul Out • Storage on Individual Rack • Spring Launch

FREE WATER PICK-UP & DELIVERY IN OCEAN COUNTY BY LICENSED USCG CAPTAIN No Hidden Charges! Call for Prices & Reservations (609) 698-0463 Outboard & I/O Winterization, Shrink Wrapping & Fiberglass Repair Available


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FREE HEADSET WITH COUPON JUST FOR STOPPING BY Valid only at Ship Bottom We R Wireless location. Offer valid to Verizon wireless customers only. One headset per account. Expires 11/30/2012. Limited quantities while supplies last.


NOW OPEN ON LONG BEACH ISLAND, 13th Street & The Blvd. Ship Bottom


*Ship Bottom Locations Only. Cannot be combined w/ other offers or applied to past purchases. Restocking fee on all returns. Coupon must be present at time of purchase. Excludes Bluetooths. Expires 11/15/12. Activation fee/line: $35 ($25 for secondary Family SharePlan lines w/2yr Agmts). IMPORTANT CONSUMER INFORMATION: Subject to Customer Agmt, Calling Plan, rebate form & credit approval. Up to $175 early termination fee ($350 for advanced devices) & other charges. Device capabilities: Add’l charges & conditions apply. Offers & coverage, varying by service, not available everywhere. Coverage maps at Ship Bottom Location Only. Cannot be combined w/ other offers or applied to past purchases. Restocking fee on all returns. Coupon must be present at time of purchase. Expires 11/30/12.

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