- Category: News
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - Sunday is Veterans Day. There will be a service at Veterans Park, First Avenue, Atlantic Highlands (across from Borough Hall) at 11:00 AM. The service is commemorated on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month each year in the borough. It coincides with other holidays such as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day, which are celebrated in other parts of the world and also mark the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I.
Veterans and their families are regularly in attendance for the ceremony conducted by the C. Eugene Allen Post 141 of the American Legion. The public is invited.
AHH File photo: 2010 Veterans Day Service.
A luncheon following the service.
- Category: Letters to the Editor
Letter to Atlantic Highlands Residents:
Letter to the Editor:
I would first like to thank our dedicated Borough employees who have worked every day since October 29th and through Hurricane Sandy for their quality of service to our community. Our street, sanitation, harbor, water & sewer, police and administrative workforce have gone well above their call of duty to help those in need during these trying times.
ITo our emergency volunteer fire department, ladies auxiliary and EMS squad members - THANK YOU for your service and for standing by at the Emergency Services Building for tehh past week. Your response to many calls for emergency service are most recognized as well as your professionalism and understanding. I also want to recognize those volunteers who worked night and day preparing food for our emergency services and law enforcment personnel.
We also want to thank the Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management, the Sheriff, Prosecutor's Office, the Attorney General's Office, the National Guard, New Jersey State Police and other out of state law enforcement departments for assisting us with law enforcement resources in securing our municipal harbor which took a devastating blow from Hurricane Sandy.
- Category: Arts & Culture
Atlantic Highlands, NJ – Friday, November 16, at 8pm, the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council and Historical Society will present a free concert at the Strauss Mansion, 27 Prospect Circle, Atlantic Highlands. In lieu of tickets, cash contributions to the Atlantic Highlands Food Bank will be accepted for the benefit of those displaced by Hurricane Sandy.
This Living Room Concert will feature folk, roots, and original songs performed by the popular shore area vocalist Mary McCrink “The Lone Mare”, and by rising star Cranston Dean, accompanied by Max Carmichael on the banjo. Musicians are invited to bring their instruments for a short jam session with the performers following the concert.
Mary McCrink - “The Lone Mare” vocalist, songwriter, musician and poet, has many fans at the Jersey Shore. She has performed with her own band, and with Tim McLoone's Holiday Express, The Jazz Lobsters, and others at venues from the Count Basie Theater to the Sandy Hook beach, and at popular clubs throughout the area.
- Category: News
MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The identified needs by many of our residents are specifically heavy lifting and help cleaning. Please note these tasks are much needed but will be unsafe conditions for children to be helping. Anyone wishing to assist those residents in need please come to Town Hall at 12pm (noon) on Tuesday Nov 6 . The township will let you know specifically which areas need the most help. Work gloves will be provided to volunteers who need them.
Items that we are currently collecting and have been most requested by residents are garbage bags, bleach, hand sanitizer, baby wipes, paper towels, and Rubbermaid-style bins, and batteries of all sizes. We desperately need Neosporin or Bacitrin. These will be accepted at Croydon Hall, 900 Leonardville Road
We cannot accept any more clothing at this time.
Thank you to everyone who volunteer to help and who has donated supplies!
- Category: News
Residents can text ”where” to 877877 for immediate information on where to vote
FREEHOLD, NJ –Residents in New Jersey who are unsure as to where they can vote on Election Day should send a text message for this information. By texting the word “where” to the number 877877, residents can receive their address of their polling location.
Voters in 30 Monmouth County municipalities have had changes to their polling locations. This service will help voters get to the correct polling place.
Victims of Hurricane Sandy who are unable to get to their regular polling place for Election Day can now submit a mail-in ballot by e-mail or fax to the Monmouth County Clerk of Elections.
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and the New Jersey Division of Elections have issued a special state directive allowing any voter displaced from their primary residence because of Hurricane Sandy to be designated as an “overseas voter” and enabling them to use the write-in ballot to cast their vote.
Monmouth County residents fitting this description will be able to submit an application for a mail-in ballot by either fax or e-mail. The deadline to submit these applications is by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. The deadline to return the completed voted ballot is 8 p.m. on November 6.
These are the steps displaced Hurricane Sandy victims can follow for their mail-in ballot: