Locals and Legends 2018-08-27T05:14:32+00:00

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People, families and history that make the Jersey Shore unique

Fair Haven Studio Launches “Pilates Against Pollution”

Here is a heartwarming story on how a local company can make a big impact on helping our environment. Beginning on September 15, The Pilates Project will host "Pilates Against Pollution" - a donation only Pilates class. Studio owner Sandi Vilacoba is volunteering her studio space, time, and expertise to raise awareness about coastal issues and funds for the American Littoral Society. Pilates Against Pollution classes will be held every Saturday at 11 a.m. The Pilates Project studio is located at 560K River Rd, Fair Haven, NJ. "I am excited and proud to partner with the Littoral Society on "Pilates Against Pollution" and invite the public to support a healthy environment while building a healthy body," Vilacoba said. "Protections for our ocean and beaches - hard

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The Church of the Presidents

By Muriel Smith ~ They didn’t all necessarily worship there, but St. James Protestant Episcopal Chapel earned the nickname The Church of the Presidents because of the seven

The Straw Draw Continues

By Tracey Hall ~ I had the opportunity to continue the discussion on banning plastic straws with Jersey Shore Girl Scout Troop 29. They have embarked on an educational

Shore Birds and Wild Edibles

Here is a fun and informative adventure happening on Sandy Hook this weekend: Join Littoral Society naturalists for a hike down a sandy path to one of the

Check Out Second Life Bikes

By Joan Slowey Dellett ~ Just walking into Second Life Bikes on Main Street in Asbury Park, it is hard to believe that there are actually any bikes

Big News From Operation Oyster!

How cool is this!  Content provided by American Littoral Society~ Big news from Operation Oyster: Two Rivers. We have successful spat set at our #navesink river oyster nursery. Oyster larvae,

Pet Owners Grieve As Well

Reprinted with permission from The Monmouth Journal, by Muriel Smith ~ Pet owners receive special care at Noah’s Ark  MANASQUAN – Kevin Orender knows how to help people

Rally for the Navesink

Thursday July 26-6:30 pm- Save the date for the next Rally for the Navesink meeting at Bingham Hall in Rumson! Lots of valuable information to be shared by

The Sharks Along the Shore

  By Muriel Smith ~  It was 102 years ago this month that the borough of Matawan made front page news in every large newspaper across the country

Cool Off with Local Water Fun

By Sharon Merkel-Prudhomme ~ Paddleworks! SUP! No….not the slang millennial term for “what’s up”, SUP stands for Stand Up Paddleboard. Looking for something cool to do? Kids looking

Edel Haus Alpaca Farm

By Joan Slowey Dellet ~ Maybe you’ve seen them. Or you saw something but couldn’t be sure what you were seeing. You’re driving down Allaire Road in Wall

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