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Mac July 23, 2014 at 04:03 pm
nah, don't seal the borders - what if our President does order our borders sealed and Christie justRead More happens to be in NJ at the time? - some things are best left as there already are - whew
Mac July 23, 2014 at 04:03 pm
nah, don't seal the borders - what if our President does order our borders sealed and Christie justRead More happens to be in NJ at the time? - some things are best left as they already are - whew
antonio movado July 23, 2014 at 04:15 pm
Honestly, we don't have a president right now. This country's on auto pilot.
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polly's dad July 22, 2014 at 05:31 am
It's interesting to note that the refunds will be distributed in the month prior to theRead More Congressional elections in November. Any possibility that we are supposed to be favorably inclined toward our incumbent elected officials just before they come up for reelection?
SB Girl July 22, 2014 at 09:01 am
The question that begs to be asked/answered is "how does one know if they overpaid?"
grace July 22, 2014 at 09:14 am
thanks @ SB girl i also want to know that..maybe we call our ins co?
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Brandy the Dog July 19, 2014 at 01:12 pm
This is fairly easy to calculate - assuming you have access to a computer. The line from your eyesRead More to the horizon is a tangent to the earth's surface. So your eyes, the point on the horizon and the earths center form a right angled triangle. The line from your eyes to the center of the earth is the hypotenuse. So we can find the distance from your eyes to the horizon using Pythagoras theorem a^2=b^2-c^2 In this case c is the radius of the earth - 3,963 miles or 20,924,640 feet b is the radius of the earth plus the height of your eyes - 20,924,646 feet a^2 = b^2-c^2 = 251,095,716 Therefore a = 15,846 feet or almost exactly 3 miles. If your eyes are only 5 feet off the ground then the distance you can see is 14,465 feet or 2.75 miles. You would need to have your eyes 150 feet off the water in order to see 15 miles.
Heywood July 19, 2014 at 02:17 pm
Brandy, you amaze me, smart & beautiful.
Brandy the Dog July 19, 2014 at 02:53 pm
...and natural...
Mattie July 18, 2014 at 12:09 pm
Brandy you are such a Troll. Stalking and mocking me about my issues with Christie, now you'reRead More criticizing someone who is more or less on Christie's side. You're just an obnoxious T. R. O. L. L.
Brandy the Dog July 18, 2014 at 01:20 pm
@Mattie, I am not mocking you and I never mocked you! There are 2 Brandy the Dogs, mine has theRead More picture of the dog, you can check out the other does not! I changed my handle or moniker several times and the other person would change it to the same as mine. So, I gave up and just added my dogs picture. I would NEVER, NEVER mock anybody that has been through a difficult situation. Compare the 2 Brandy's he/she has more posts than I do! Please believe me! P.S. I have many of the same political beliefs as you do! ….and I always admired your posts. You always tell a story which I find is a more interesting read! I also enjoy telling stories! Maybe thats why the same TROLL is bothering the both of us.
Mattie July 18, 2014 at 11:24 pm
Sorry Brandy! I will certainly note which one uses the pretty dog avatar. We're good.
Barnegat Bay (Patch File Photo: Daniel Nee)
Bill Westervelt July 20, 2014 at 07:04 am
I attended one of the meetings that was held at their office at Ocean County College and suggested aRead More new inlet be installed which would provide flushing of the bay. They responded with "it would allow invasive species into the bay" Never told me what the invasive species were! Sandy opened Mantalokin but was quickly closed and nearby in the 1800's, Cranbury inlet was where boats entered to port in Toms River but was partially closed by a hurricane and developers jumped on the closure to make Seaside Park. What Rutgers wants is funding to continue to keep study programs in place for their benefit.
SAM July 20, 2014 at 07:07 am
MAYBE THE BAY COULD BE FILLED IN, THEN WE WOULD HAVE MORE PARKING. SAM
Rock.n.Roll July 20, 2014 at 07:57 am
Bill, they were totally mis-informed to give that as a reason. The real reason you cannot openRead More another inlet is because it would raise the level of the bay waters to a point where they come further inland and flood properties. Their are many reasons the bay is in decline. Fertilizers leeching into the waters from residents lawn care, improper use of personal watercraft in back bay natural lagoons, wiping out marine life and killing what eel grass is left, over development along shore lines (even the state with overdeveloping the county park at the Mantoloking Bridge, and putting in too too many boat slips which will even increase more boats (gasoline leakage - I see the slicks every morning on top of the water !), crabbing with chicken for bait (pollutes the bay), I could go on, I live on the bay and see all the bad things going on. We already have an infiltration of sea nettles jelly fish which kills other marine life (came up from the Chessapeak Bay).
Mel Sharples July 22, 2014 at 01:35 pm
And now...the straw man argument from William. Where did I say I wanted to take away your guns? IRead More could not possibly care less about your guns. Read my posts, I just ask that gun owners act like responsible adults with the guns they do have. Sorry you feel threatened by a call for personal responsibility. As for investing in these types of guns, I'll consider it. People like you told me not enough people would ever use Apple to make it profitable. I disagreed, I made money off it. That simple. You cry over a non-existent threat to your guns, yet say nothing when your government sets up a national surveillance state that reads your emails and listens to your calls. That never bothered anyone. Because Freedom. You have guns, yet you sat on your rear end while the government used 9/11 to take away countless freedoms. Every freedom that Americans have given away has been at the behest of the American people. Americans can't wait to give them away. As long as they can keep their flat screen TV's, guns, government checks, ponies, unicorns, what have you.
Mel Sharples July 22, 2014 at 01:36 pm
And now...the straw man argument from William. Where did I say I wanted to take away your guns? IRead More could not possibly care less about your guns. Read my posts, I just ask that gun owners act like responsible adults with the guns they do have. Sorry you feel threatened by a call for personal responsibility. As for investing in these types of guns, I'll consider it. People like you told me not enough people would ever use Apple to make it profitable. I disagreed, I made money off it. That simple. You cry over a non-existent threat to your guns, yet say nothing when your government sets up a national surveillance state that reads your emails and listens to your calls. That never bothered anyone. Because Freedom. You have guns, yet you sat on your rear end while the government used 9/11 to take away countless freedoms. Every freedom that Americans have "lost" has been at the behest of the American people. Americans can't wait to give them away. As long as they can keep their flat screen TV's, guns, government checks, ponies, unicorns, what have you.
Mel Sharples July 22, 2014 at 01:37 pm
Oh, and the BS argument about Nazis taking way guns so they could "take over"? Are youRead More repeating that lie as well? Laughable, if it weren't so sad.
R/V Marcus G. Langseth (Photo Credit: Office of Marine Operations, LDEO)
Bob Vey July 16, 2014 at 08:50 am
Rutgers wants to get Millions of Fed. grant $$$$$$ It's all about the$$$$$$$$$ honey.
Rock.n.Roll July 16, 2014 at 10:31 am
How sad is it that tax payer money is being used against itself....think about that...Politics areRead More going to cause the end of our government as we USED to know it. Politicians/lawyers are thriving, in a frenzy for the $ over this issue....
chester bojarski July 16, 2014 at 11:40 am
Oil drilling will start in a year or two,more jobs --it's all about the money..once our self servingRead More politicians figure out how much they can pocket,drilling will start...new jersey the most corrupt state in the nation!
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Mac July 14, 2014 at 05:42 pm
it is?
Scott Neuman July 14, 2014 at 06:32 pm
Look for Democratic-Republican Party candidates in November.
KMC July 14, 2014 at 08:10 pm
Hoping we get better candidates to fill the seats that are going to be empty.
Citizen of America July 16, 2014 at 02:31 pm
I'm planning to go to Bookends tomorrow to meet our 45th President, Hillary Clinton. Obviously,Read More conservatives are worried about her -- that's why they've cranked up the mud-slinging machine 2+ years before her election.
Long Time Resident July 19, 2014 at 08:08 pm
I would expect nothing less from a DumboRat lemming like Moron of America!
Long Time Resident July 19, 2014 at 08:08 pm
Watch the trained puppet dance.
The live positioning off the research boat Marcus G. Langseth, which will conduct seismic testing off New Jersey. (Map: MarineTraffic.com, Google Maps)
This issue certainly rises to the level of "emergent threat".
"Sarah" - you have never chimed in on any other issue. Work for the blasters?
For the "deleted" poster...Perpetual candidate? I ran in 2012 strictly to see how theRead More system was gamed, so we could adapt our efforts. This is my second campaign, and the first was, essentially, test-marketing. If I were vain, I would dress nicer. As to my ability and education? "If you done it, it ain't braggin'..."- Dizzy Dean.
R/V Marcus G. Langseth (Photo Credit: Office of Marine Operations, LDEO)
Chris July 9, 2014 at 10:36 pm
Frank and all... Raptor is messing with everyone just to create some buzz. If he loves high surf soRead More much he should have been out there when Sandy came ashore....at least there would have been one positive Sandy impact that we would have all agreed on.
anonymous July 9, 2014 at 10:41 pm
I believe rutgers university are the ones behind this and that who we need to fight . What the hellRead More are they going to find out with this anyway??????? Frank thank you for your service I was in as well and know a thing or two about this subject and it is not a good idea..
Winston Smith July 10, 2014 at 02:22 pm
Again Raptor keeps showing us how F'in STUPID he. Lets blast you, maybe gold coins will fall out ofRead More your ass
Esther Libenschek July 7, 2014 at 10:49 am
This idea was first discussed in 2012. Birdsall (remember them) invited an energy aggregationRead More company called Colonial (who just happened to be their partner company... wink wink) to put on a presentation at our Twp meeting. The entire town would be opted in without our consent and it would be up to each resident to opt out if they didn't want to be involved. Too bad our codebook states the town can't get into the electric business but why let a little rule get in the way of "partner companies"? Also would be nice to ASK us first before opting in the entire town but why let a little thing like the will of the people get in the way of the will of the government? Love Moran's statement though! "If it doesn't benefit the community, we don't do it." When did they implement that policy?! By the way, check out the July 10th 2012 Twp meeting on our Twp website and watch Moran tell me why doing an energy aggregation plan with other towns won't work. I guess it only works when it's HIS idea. Make sure you have a beverage next to you as you watch it though...so you don't choke on the irony.
Esther Libenschek July 7, 2014 at 11:07 am
This idea was first discussed in 2012. Birdsall (remember them) invited an energy aggregationRead More company called Colonial (who just happened to be their partner company... wink wink) to put on a presentation at our Twp meeting. The entire town would be opted in without our consent and it would be up to each resident to opt out if they didn't want to be involved. Too bad our codebook states the town can't get into the electric business but why let a little rule get in the way of "partner companies"? Also would be nice to ASK us first before opting in the entire town but why let a little thing like the will of the people get in the way of the will of the government? Love Moran's statement though! "If it doesn't benefit the community, we don't do it." Oh really? When did they implement that policy? By the way, check out the July 10th 2012 Twp meeting on our twp website and watch Moran tell me why doing an energy aggregation plan with other towns won't work. I guess it only works when it's HIS idea. Make sure you have a beverage next to you as you watch it though...so you don't choke on the irony.
anonymous July 8, 2014 at 12:19 am
Glad someone is paying attention. Thank you EL.-------anonymous
A rally, held July 2, 2014, in Barnegat Light, N.J. against seismic ocean blasting off the New Jersey coast. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
I may be coming to the Board Meeting in Lacey, tomorrow night...afterward, my wife and I will likelyRead More walk the inlet at Barnegat Light. Look for the fat guy with the cute girl.
(helping with the Solar investigation and Lacey Recall)
Rock.n.Roll July 9, 2014 at 10:10 am
Go getem and speak, everyone needs to do what you are doing, then we will be heard.
i don't get it?? July 2, 2014 at 10:29 am
It's not being "used" by the public...and they weren't "using" the land forRead More anything so therefore the safety of a community trumps greediness...they should go back to Florida and stay there.
OLD WHITE JOE July 2, 2014 at 11:00 am
300 is too much, I'd give the a dollar and a punch in the mouth each
suz July 2, 2014 at 11:29 am
I just spent three weeks, off and on, with family in Harvey Cedars right on the beach. Personally,Read More I love the fact that you cannot see the beach, unless you go up to a higher deck...I don't want to look at strangers sitting on beach! I'd rather see the dunes and feel ocean breeze, and smell the ocean water. Stupid reasoning for not allowing dunes among other too many to name! The view! Give me a break!
Common Cents June 30, 2014 at 08:54 pm
The real main intention of this law was to protect somebody who is rendering assistance, regardless.Read More If you were to come to an accident and you moved the person out of the car because it was going to burn, but in the intention you caused paralysis due to an injury your had no idea about, you would be granted immunity. You were acting in the best interest of the victim, trying to save their life. If this act was not in effect, nobody would render assistance if they thought about the consequences. Good people with basic human nature would still help. It takes the ambulance chasers to ruin something else like this.
ThudNJ June 30, 2014 at 09:11 pm
Lawyers are nit pickers who strive to find loopholes in everything. Shakespeare was right when heRead More said " First we kill the lawyers"
Andrea July 1, 2014 at 12:22 am
My friend, got her CELLPHONE stolen right out of her hand on the 92 bus and everyone else just satRead More there, she said that someone had lent her their phone, so she could call her mom. She also stated that the cops wouldn't come out just for a stolen cellphone, how do those people know? As for the mom who got a beat down in front of her child, and I was there, I would have been the first to call 911. True story, I went to University Plaza in Newark to pay my cable bill at the Optimum Payment Center, and I grabbed something to eat, anyway, as I was eating in my car, I saw a store owner get hit by some guy, and I put down my food, and picked up my cellphone as I was about to dial 911, I heard the owner say not to, but I had to, even though he was a complete stranger to me, I knew enough to know that if I did nothing, it would've be just as bad as the criminal doing the hitting. I am the type of person who will stand up for anyone if I see what's going on.
Geoff Cabral June 26, 2014 at 05:09 pm
A falling tree ripped off one part of one wall's siding on the back of your house and the newRead More doesn't exactly match the rest of the house? Chubb doesnt want you looking at it and being disappinted, so they pay to replace it all - no quibbling. The only thing they require is honest customers so they already know who and what you are before they agree to quote your risk. Scammers need not apply....
jesscott June 27, 2014 at 06:41 am
Are you all really pretending that partisan politics doesn't exist absolutely everywhere....sinceRead More the beginning of time? Grow up.
Beach_N8iv June 30, 2014 at 04:04 pm
YOUR governor is just protecting his Big Business Masters. They tell him what to do and he complies,Read More not that he has a choice. The Trenton Tyrant should be shown the door.
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angie argabrite June 27, 2014 at 07:43 am
what about the "hard choice" to do something for the people who AREN'T his millionaireRead More friends?
Chief Wahoo June 27, 2014 at 08:36 am
It's funny. (Actually it's not ) I haven't heard either side of liars and thiefs , talk bout theRead More unfairness of taking away the property tax rebates of most homeowners and seniors. Especially only a month BEFORE they were counting on them. How is anyone supposed to budget their household, with these clowns in charge of state. Christie with your made up budget and your lies , you are a bum. Public unions , with your collusion and greed, you are scum.
Mac June 27, 2014 at 11:48 am
sorry angie argabrite but our overstuffed pampered national smorgasbord traveler that drops byRead More occasionally to show us that as Governor he can walk and chew gum at the same time doesn't make any "hard choices" without a million dollar advance to his wife's charity retirement fund first
Sal Sorce June 25, 2014 at 04:46 pm
Stafford Township Town Hall cost taxpayers millions ... it is yet to be paid off ... Beach HavenRead More West residents have been getting the run around for many years ... when I checked out the homes in around 1967, the lagoons stunk to the heavens ... yuk ... was told it was natural organisms ... (not the septic system back then???) Doesn't anyone recall the pictures of yacht leaning on it's side due to the low tide?? The owner was furious then and the issue is still being side lined ... anyone foolish enough to build or buy in the screwed up section must be nutz ... heard the taxes were huge many years ago ... way above the early days ... under $500 per year for the basic Shapiro Hart homes ... $500 down, $49.99 per month payoff around $8400--- the density is huge and looks damn dumb from the satellite photography ... parking is also a bad deal ... cars boat trailers all crammed in such beauty ... Latest expense with Neptune Basin Flooding CME billing around $364,767.45* ... one plan calls for a $6.5 Million pumping station along with other options ... report stated they will not correct the flooding ... based upon New Jersey Pinelands Commission report ... Claims that the Flooding has been working on this problem for over 10-years ... A bigger can of worms are the 2011-16 and 2011-17 Ordinances that completely waive ALL property tax obligations for the improvements made in the Commercial Development for 25-years from the construction of each unit in the development ... According to points made in the Ordinances, a complex formula was devised ... may total 50% of the Total Taxes that would be normally due once the service charge kicks in. While the Entity still has to pay Property Taxes on the LAND... THE SERVICE CHARGE IS REDUCED... STAFFORD AGREED TO SEND 5% OF THE SERVICE FEE TO OCEAN COUNTY EACH YEAR ... THERE ARE BIGGER FISH TO FRY ...THAN BEACH HAVEN WEST ... AND THE DEALS PROVIDED A DEVELOPER ... WHO HAS YET TO PROVIDE THE TOTAL COSTS FOR REMEDIATION OF THE INFAMOUS LANDFILL ... * OPRA request data Jan-March 2014
The Pulaski Skyway
PeoplePlease June 26, 2014 at 07:37 pm
I've read this article 4 times and it still does not make any sense. Was this a high schoolRead More graduation assignment?
J G June 27, 2014 at 03:11 pm
What difference does it make'!
MD June 27, 2014 at 08:33 pm
The difference is, this propaganda ridden article is full of bigotry. Just give us the news.
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Mrgrumpass June 28, 2014 at 03:57 pm
The Men In Black must have another use planed for that parcel of land!
Guess Who July 1, 2014 at 01:08 am
absolutely!!! While I have met some very nice MIB's, generally they are blind to the world beyondRead More their religion and care nothing about anything except their religion, yet they enjoy welfare that the rest of us must pay for to subsidize their numerous kids . I'm sorry I'm just sick of the illegal immigrants and certain religions taking advantage of what once was a good program to give temporary help to needy AMERICANS and neither of those groups wants to be an AMERICAN they want their original nationality and not ours. Few if any celebrate our country's founding on the 4th or even know anything about our diverse history, so I see no need or duty to help subsidize their lives
Lucretia B July 1, 2014 at 09:04 pm
Very well said, Guess.
The beach in Seaside Park, N.J. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Brandy the Dog June 20, 2014 at 10:45 am
Of course they won't. Not willingly, anyhoo. At some point the public takers will squeeze every dropRead More out of the economy of government in the once great Garden State. Until such time- get out the lube.
Mac June 20, 2014 at 05:41 pm
home rule is equivalent to hiring a landscaper to landscape the wet spots on the bed in the masterRead More bedroom
Grunt June 21, 2014 at 09:18 am
A state/county/municipal beach badge is absurd. I already pay for the beach with my taxes.Read More Municipalities should be allowed to control their beach only when they pay for their own beach replenishment projects.
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Susan June 20, 2014 at 06:48 am
OK, so what will Barnegat do with the money? Maybe refund to the taxpayers. HA, HA, HA
Mac June 20, 2014 at 06:32 pm
thanks Dan, I understand that - I should have worded the last part of the comment better - I'm not aRead More fan of local and county governments having general funds available for inspirational open space purchases - it occasionally benefits the community but the community is seldom the first consideration of these purchases - now, if the Ocean County Freeholders had an integrity rating to match the county's credit rating, none of this would be much of a matter of concern - I just don't understand why land in the middle of nowhere that no one can do much with, if anything except pay taxes in lieu of donating the land to the county, needs to be purchased with all that still needs to be done to get people back into their hurricane ravaged homes
geo June 20, 2014 at 09:00 pm
Mac, your right on target. The state of NJ doesn't have the money along with the Department ofRead More Defense, no money. However, the taxpayers of Ocean County have no money but we foot the bill through the open space fund. The money could have been used more effectively for legitimate open space and not an area that would not or could not ever be developed. I'm curious as to who owned the land as it is often these land purchases are purchased from the politically connected through out Ocean County. Just a thought.
Montclair Deputy Mayor Bob Russo (Patch file photo)
Paint June 19, 2014 at 11:16 am
Doesn't much matter people are leaving NJ as fast as they can . The liberal way simply is a downwardRead More spiral and it shows
Joe R June 19, 2014 at 11:24 am
People are leaving NJ as fast as they can???? And people are moving into NJ, entrepreneurs,Read More enterprising immigrants (LEGAL) and NJ has a fairly healthy birth rate. But the right wingers and the corporate whores who want us to further lower taxes on big corporations and the wealthy perpetuate the myth that NJ is losing population which is a big fat LIE. In the 1950s, the top marginal tax rate was 91%, now it's 39.6%.
Ridgewood Mom June 19, 2014 at 05:29 pm
Exactly Joe. All that Chris Christie has done as governor is raid the public coffers in order toRead More line the pockets of himself and his cronies. He has achieved this by employing well documented goon squad tactics and perpetuating the lie that the cost of services for the average taxpayer is the source of the state's fiscal challenges, demanding that most people in the state pay more taxes for less services in order to funnel more money to favored corporations and very wealthy individuals.
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Phil Hueston June 17, 2014 at 09:10 am
Filet fish for more than 40 years....depends what you call good filets. I remember when fishingRead More was excellent...comapared to today. Today its more like scavenging.
Phil Hueston June 17, 2014 at 09:17 am
We throw back anything under 20 inches. Not so hard up we can't wait for decent fish. As forRead More golf?? How boring can you get?
Thomas A. Mathis June 17, 2014 at 10:56 am
I would like to suggest Mr. Mike Valentini as the new NJ commissioner of fishing.
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