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Sun Tzu July 24, 2014 at 01:42 pm
Pardon my digression but a question If I may: I feel that the decades of the 1950's and 1980's inRead More America were happy and prosperous with good leadership, innovation, productivity and music in our country. Yet when I bring up topics from those era's (not necessarily political) in general conversation, I get a sense of hatred and distain from people I know are bleeding heart liberals. Am I correct in my in assumption?
J. Lane July 24, 2014 at 01:44 pm
I split my time between Texas and Florida... no income tax states! Love it! Oh, I love N.J. andRead More visit as often as possible but my financial security is more important!
joseph July 24, 2014 at 02:06 pm
Why would anyone think that adding steps to a salary guide gives officers more opportunity forRead More greater salaries???? It is a way of not giving the rank and file officers who work the worst shifts and do all the hard work to work many more years before they can retire. Why not add steps or take away money from freeloaders, excuse me, I mean freeholders who are politically elected and use our county as an employment agency. So wear a bullet-proof vest to work, work long, hard hours, get your contract cancelled by the governor, not paid as promised and now have at least 15 years added on before you can retire and call it "an opportunity to make more money throughout your career" I have a bridge in Brooklyn to sell you, including a real American Flag!!!!UNACCEPTABLE FREEHOLDERS!!!!!
grace July 23, 2014 at 10:10 am
@valerie i can understand why the name not posted..some people take matters like this and who knowsRead More what they would do..scary thought..sickos everywhere ..not saying i agree with what was done to the dog that was wrong and sick too...
Phil MacKenzie July 23, 2014 at 01:31 pm
Somebody find the little boy from Old Yeller and run him up the river. How dare he shoot hisRead More PERSONAL PROPERTY. I would never pay to have and animal put down. These comments are nuts. A pet is a pet, it is not a friend or a member of the family. You people are delusional.
Rem July 23, 2014 at 09:34 pm
$650.00 could have bought an awful lot of food for kids who don't have any. And by the way i did notRead More see you in front of the abortion clinic on rt37 Holding a sign saying justice for unborn babys. or visiting the youth cancer ward at the local hospital i have. Starting tomorrow i am going to call local vets and ask them to put down my dog for free i am curious of how many will.
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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 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.
jimmy Burke July 24, 2014 at 12:07 pm
You get practically groped at the airports but the borders are wide open???? Why do we need homelandRead More security when the very people that are suppose to be watching out for our safety are the ones behind all this garbage. Wolves in sheep clothing. What a joke!
tony July 22, 2014 at 07:18 pm
i took my house down in Feburary and they said they could not lower my taxes until the next taxRead More year. So how can they raise my taxes with no home on it. They are political crooks
F-TR July 22, 2014 at 11:35 pm
TR officials lick it.
Joseph July 23, 2014 at 10:09 am
Easy to throw rocks,real problem after Sandy,Hopefully they will right the ship and move us into aRead More more stable tax rate.
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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...
Pat July 18, 2014 at 12:23 pm
Is this really breaking news !! Today is Friday NOT Thursday and also when I was comung off IslandRead More beach state park today there were quite a few EMS and rescue boats comng on so it must be island beach state park.
Barbara Lynn July 18, 2014 at 12:37 pm
Was at Island Beach state park yesterday... Lifeguards were moving people away from the riptides.
Maria Sammut-Mascaro July 18, 2014 at 12:44 pm
This was the breaking last night! Is there really no more information 12- 18 hours after the fact?
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.
A steel revetment project starts in Mantoloking, July 10, 2014. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Joseph Bilotti July 10, 2014 at 03:36 pm
This wall will push MORE water into the towns North (Pt. Pleasant Beach) and south of the wall.Read More They had BETTER BUILD WALLS ALSO!!!!! Or they will be completely destroyed next time!!!!!!
Chuck Cumella July 10, 2014 at 06:38 pm
Build it now !!!
Mac July 11, 2014 at 11:19 am
itssoeasyinnj - is the same leadership providing this political contracting taxpayer smorgasbordRead More claiming a 45 foot wide, four mile long sheet of steel is going to protect the Jersey Shore from Mother Nature also the same public shills claiming that sugar is a poison?
Sheet pile being delivered in Mantoloking, N.J., June 26, 2014. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Tom Bolcar July 11, 2014 at 05:30 am
Hurrah for the seawall from Sunshine Harbor, Bay Head Shores, Lagoona Village, Beaver Dam Creek,Read More Metadaconk Neck, Cedarcroft, Mantoloking Road, Silver Bay, and all of the other back bay neighborhoods so devastated from Sandy breaching at Lyman Street and the Mantoloking Bridge. This project should prevent us from having to go through the past 18 months again. The water will rise again but without the barrier island breaching the flooding should be manageable.
Mac July 11, 2014 at 11:00 am
yes, a four mile long, 15 foot deep ocean pool will be quite manageable - most residents will beRead More able to dock their boats by a 3rd floor window
PM July 11, 2014 at 12:48 pm
There will eventually be a huge breach in the Normandy section of TR where the wall ends...thatRead More means Green Island is history!
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Mac July 9, 2014 at 09:14 pm
it may have crossed my mind - so many names, so little space
Cardinal July 10, 2014 at 02:19 am
If the home was in up scale Mantoloking would it have been demolished so quickly? An overallRead More comparison of demolitions in Mantoloking & Ortley should be made.
Chuck Lada July 10, 2014 at 09:51 am
This is why the state of New Jersey kept the "state of emergency" in place for two weeks.Read More They wanted to keep residents away so they were free to abuse their emergency powers. It has become more clear to me over time that government has lost site of it role to serve the people. The fact that he was not given the opportunity to remove his belongings prior to demolition is indefensible.
letsgetreal July 9, 2014 at 08:17 am
Rumor has it that there is a rare...Cricket in these woods and the environmentalists will challengeRead More this! LOL
Mac July 9, 2014 at 01:04 pm
I agree - crickets prefer a much more upscale environment to showcase their best work - takeRead More Gilmore's office for example - whenever one walks into this nest of overnight internet legal sensations, all one can hear is the steady chirping of insects crawling all over each other with their hands out demanding more, more, more for me, me, me
F-TR July 9, 2014 at 01:25 pm
If its for seniors, why worry about jobs Mo?
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
Map: Pinelands Preservation Alliance
Av July 8, 2014 at 07:41 pm
Shoot the dam snake
letsgetreal July 8, 2014 at 08:20 pm
Great...let the liberal lunatics hold up more jobs and rateable s...GO AWAY.....Go hug a tree in sayRead More like....Libya...or Syria...see how far your liberal Environmental crap gets you in places like that...
Mattie July 9, 2014 at 10:22 am
letsgetreal, Great idea! Let's all start shitting in ditches, eating un- refrigerated food, andRead More living in polluted squalor! Yeah, who needs the EPA or people who care about the environment!! Not in your "Murika" I guess...
Patch File Photo: Daniel Nee
Ortley Joe July 7, 2014 at 02:25 pm
But still Second home owners can't get loans that they have to pay back. Why won't they give themRead More help. They Pay taxes too.
Mortimer Snerd July 8, 2014 at 07:38 am
20 months after Sandy, only 46 homeowners received elevation aid -- out of TENS OF THOUSANDS ofRead More homes that need it -- and Christie is proud????????????
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JFTR July 3, 2014 at 08:35 pm
As long as it doesn't make a pit stop in Seaside. If word gets out about a free bus to SeasideRead More you'll get more than just families going to the beach getting on board.
charlotte July 3, 2014 at 10:02 pm
Ortley Beach is very close to Seaside. They are pretty strict with enforcement of drinking laws soRead More hopefully no harm.
charlotte July 3, 2014 at 10:13 pm
I wasn't aware of this service before the storm. Good to know. I hope families will be able to useRead More it to avoid extra traffic.
Patch File Photo: Daniel Nee
Princeton Van Zile III July 3, 2014 at 10:02 am
Hasn't The Point Pleasant Beach Boardwalk been through enough stress?
Passing Through July 3, 2014 at 10:59 am
As soon as they said Tacopina was DiGilio's attorney, I knew he was a free man and so did he. NotRead More the first case the prosecutors office botched. And by botched, I mean was bought...
Richard J Frank July 3, 2014 at 03:19 pm
probably to feed his fat face w/ pizza and ice cream!
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.
Harry M Costello July 4, 2014 at 03:48 pm
What up wit da firewerks. on ore off
Dolores July 6, 2014 at 07:53 pm
Check spelling please, it's the "fourth" not forth.
Brandy the Dog July 6, 2014 at 10:17 pm
Actually it's the sixth not the fourth! So henceforth we should forget about this error and goRead More forth! May the spirit of the FORTH of July be with you throughout the year! …. and also as sooo many posters stated above, "May the forth be with you"!
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Marc Micciulla July 2, 2014 at 11:52 am
I'm all about the military and love having the bases around, but how are we going to give funding toRead More a federal entity when, as Chris Christie stated, the state is broke and can't even take care of the state's responsibilities? Are we broke or are we not broke when you want us to appear that way?
MissElanyS July 3, 2014 at 10:13 am
This is a sad state of affairs when a United States Military base goes intoRead More "foreclosure". This is one of the biggest lies going on in America. Since when is the United States government "broke"? Nothing is done without a purpose and in this day and age, it's usually a nefarious purpose. As far as the State of New Jersey is concerned, same thing applies. We are "broke" like I am the Queen of England and if you believe the lies the government from the top of the pyramid, down dishes out, I have a bridge to sell you. One whose lanes have not yet been closed by Chris Christies filthy hands.
Marynary July 3, 2014 at 11:49 am
Seems we constantly hear about how Social Security is going to run out of money. How come we neverRead More hear about welfare or food stamps running out of money? What's interesting is the first group "worked for" their money, but the second didn't. I mention this to show just how selective saving money tactics are.
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