Saturday, March 23, 2013
Helpers needed between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 23.
- GOING GREEN
Saturday, March 23
Clean Ocean Action is seeking volunteers for their program called Waves of Action: “For The Shore” to help improve and protect the marine environment disrupted by Hurricane Sandy. The are holding monthly clean up days. Throughout 2013, COA is engaging its network of organizations, businesses, citizens, and municipalities to help coastal communities throughout New Jersey and New York. Join Clean Ocean Action and over 20 other organizations, businesses and municipalities on Saturday, March 23rd for the Fourth Wave of Action "For the Shore." Sandy Hook, NJ – Park Clean Up (Highlands, NJ) Port Monmouth, NJ — Monmouth Cove Marina Cleanup
Sunday, January 27, 2013
For several hours Saturday morning, dedicated first responders practiced water rescues at the partially frozen marina in Port Monmouth. Written by Bob Pfleger, Middletown Twp EMS spokesperson.
On a cold and overcast late January morning, with the temperature at 18 degrees and a breeze blowing off of the Raritan Bay making it even colder, a person walked out onto the ice at the Monmouth Cove Marina only to find out too late that the ice was not thick enough. The person fell through the ice, and had only minutes before hypothermia took over, and the victim succumbed to the cold. Everything here is correct except for one detail – the “victim” was actually a first responder dressed in a dry suit, and the scene played out was to properly train EMS and firefighters how to properly handle such an emergency. Saturday morning, Water Rescue Captain Lisa Reilly and Water Rescue Lieutenant Mike Kaiser, both of Middletown Township First Aid …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
On Monday, police identified the 37-year-old man who drowned Sunday afternoon off Monmouth Cove Marina in the Port Monmouth section of Middletown.
The man who drowned in Sandy Hook Bay on Sunday afternoon while he was out swimming and fishing with friends and family on a boat was identified Monday by NJ State Police as Hector Yandun, 37, of Brooklyn, NY. According to State Trooper Ken Minnes at the scene Sunday, police believe Yandun went off the boat into the water to swim, and after a while he sustained a cramp and began to experience difficulty swimming. “Two other men on the boat — I believe they were family members — saw the victim go under and jumped into the water in an attempt to save him,” Minnes said. “He was brought to the Monmouth Cove Marina where CPR was performed on him, but the victim is now deceased.” Yandun was brought to Riverview Hospital in Red Bank where he was…