Cleanup of pond area to be held Saturday; volunteers needed
The Wall Township Environmental Advisory Committee is looking for volunteers – both residents and students - for a cleanup of Wreck Pond. The clean up of the Route 71 area is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The rain date is Sunday. Volunteers are asked to bring gardening gloves but the committee will loan gloves if necessary. No sign up is required. Volunteers will meet at the parking lot on Route 71 in Spring Lake Heights -- just south of the Sea Girt boundary. For more information, call: (732) 938-3550.
Township crews are working on removal in the final section of town
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Keith Brown
Friday, December 14, 2012
If you think there was a lot of brush left over after Hurricane Sandy, you’re right. About 14,000 tons of it, officials said. That’s 14 times the amount left from Hurricane Irene, the last big storm that in 2011 blew through the Shore Area and toppled trees and downed power lines in town, Township Administrator Jeffry Bertrand said. The mountain of brush left after Sandy and the nor'easter that followed it amounts to the most ever recorded, Bertrand said. As crews work to clear the last section of town of its downed flora, Bertrand said there will be little or no rest before Public Works employees turn to the final leaf collection before snow begins to fall. “We’re going to finish up brush and have to go right into leaf collection,’’ he …