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    Multi-year State Channel Dredging Program Announced

    by  • July 14, 2014 • News

    Governor Christie recently announcement a multi-year state channel dredging program. Dredging bays and rivers is essential to clear the channels for boating, minimize flooding from severe storms, and for protecting the waters for marine life. The first project was recently launched in two creeks in Keansburg, Monmouth County. The three other shore counties also...

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    Good News For Summer at the Beach!

    by  • May 21, 2014 • News

    We are pleased to report that post-Sandy, federally funded beach replenishment projects are moving on schedule with wide sandy beaches all along the coast awaiting summer visitors!  We extend our appreciation to the NJDEP and the Army Corps of Engineers for their extraordinary efforts in restoring our beaches and to our Congressional representatives, Governor...

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    Winter 2014 Newsletter

    by  • February 17, 2014 • News

    WINTER E-MAIL NEWSLETTER from the JERSEY SHORE PARTNERSHIP Snow has been center stage since the start of 2014 but we are looking to change the conversation to what’s ahead for the next few weeks and months after the snow has melted. Shore Mayors head to Washington, DC Mayors Dina Long, Sea Bright; John Oldham,...

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    FEMA Releases Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Middlesex and Monmouth Counties

    by  • February 3, 2014 • News

    FEMA Releases Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Middlesex and Monmouth Counties Friday, January 31, 2014 For Immediate Release The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today released Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Middlesex and Monmouth Counties that reflect the latest refinements to the ongoing analysis of flood hazards. This release is the...

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    A Holiday Message

    by  • December 27, 2013 • News

    Happy holidays from the Jersey Shore Partnership We are celebrating the restoration of our beaches. We are applauding the resiliency of our shore neighbors and friends. We are wishing everyone a warm, safe holiday with family. We are looking forward to an extra-ordinary 2014! Best to all of you. Margot Walsh Executive Director

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    US Army Corps of Engineers Reports on Work Completed

    by  • November 27, 2013 • News

    The Philadelphia District of the Army Corps has been working restore previously constructed beach replenishment projects in New Jersey since Sandy. The Corps manages missions in New Jersey south of Manasquan Inlet. The following beaches are completed: Avalon Long Beach Island at Harvey Cedars, Surf City and Brant Beach (34-57 streets) Absecon Island –...

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    Jersey Shore Partnership Board Members Shine at League Convention!

    by  • November 22, 2013 • News

    The Jersey Shore Partnership congratulates Suzanne Walters, Mayor of Stone Harbor and Partnership Board member on her election as the new President of the League of Municipalities at the League’s annual convention in Atlantic City this week. Partnership board member Avalon Mayor Marty Pagliughi accepted the League of Municipalities Innovation Award on behalf of...

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    State Leaders Warn Sandy Recovery is Long Way Off

    by  • November 21, 2013 • News

    Thousands of municipal officials poured into Atlantic City for the three-day convention billed as Navigating Recovery & Renewal. State representatives speaking at the conference, acknowledged that full recovery is a long way off.  Martin, joined by state Department of Transportation Commissioner James Simpson, state Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Richard Constable, and state Board...

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    Sandy’s Message

    by  • October 23, 2013 • News

    Sandy sent a strong message:  We must build a more resilient coastline that is able to mitigate anticipated future Sandy-like storms. We learned that loss of property was minimized in areas that had wide sandy beaches and the addition of a dune system.   Beach replenishment projects led by the Army Corps of Engineers have...

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