Locals and Legends 2018-06-14T06:20:27+00:00

Locals and Legends

People, families and history that make the Jersey Shore unique

The Straw Draw – Troop 29- Jersey Shore Girl Scouts

My name is Colleen Dickenson and I am part of Jersey Shore Girl Scout Troop 29. I love to be part of this troop and have been with it for all of my grammar school. I am now entering high school and all members of our troop are working towards our silver award. Troop 29 has created the Straw Draw to promote awareness about straws and other plastics and their effects on the environment. We also encourage local restaurants to seek eco-friendly alternatives to plastics that they use. We have created videos, posters, and other forms of media to advertise our campaign. Additionally, we have researched plastic straws and their effects on our oceans. We have scheduled beach cleanups and meetings with

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By Tracey Hall ~ Another storm is on the horizon for our coastal areas in the North East. It got me thinking, what exactly is a "nor'easter?" According

Asbury Park Music Foundation

By Joan Slowey Dellett ~ Maybe you’ve seen the shirt as you strolled on the boardwalk.  Or at a local venue listening to your favorite local musician.  The

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By Muriel Smith ~ The 28th President of the United States was not born in New Jersey but is closely associated with the Garden State through both intellectual

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Take A Trip on the SS Middletown

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By Joan Slowey Dellett ~ Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate. Who doesn’t love chocolate? What is it about chocolate that always makes us smile? Why is it that we forget

Osprey Numbers Surge

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Love Fine Handmade?

Love Art? Love fine handmade? Then join us Sunday, June 24th, 2018 (rain or shine) for the 2nd Annual “Art in the Park…and Beyond”! From 10 am –

I Have a Dream

By Tracey Hall Martin Luther King's “ I Have a Dream” speech described his hopes of future equality. The line with the most special meaning for me is:

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