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Sunday, November 22, 2009

Bring the Dog to Stone Harbor 'Sandy Paws' 5K Run, Pooch Walk

STONE HARBOR - The Stone Harbor Fire Department will have the second annual Sandy Paws 5K and 1 mile Pooch Walk on Nov. 28.
The event starts at 9:00 am at the Stone Harbor Firehouse at 96th and Second Avenue.
The 5K race is for runners and walkers only. The 1 mile Pooch Walk is for dogs and walkers and will be on the beach.
Trophies will be awarded for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place male and female finishers overall and for the 1st place finisher and for the 1st place winner in each age group and the 1st place finisher male and female in the category Fire/EMS/Police.
Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place “Best Dressed” Pooch.
The event benefits the Stone Harbor Fire Department and the Animal Alliance of Cape May County.
Go the to register for the race. Post race refreshments will be provided.
Get your exercise in the morning and then start your Christmas shopping by visiting the wonderful shops in the Stone Harbor Business District.

Nancy M. Alexander

Stone Harbor and Avalon NJ Real Estate

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Stone Harbor Sells Beach Tag Gifts

Forget the sugarplums. Today’s kids and teens have visions of surfboards, sandcastles and suntans dancing in their heads. Luckily, the Borough of Stone Harbor has made it a breeze to give the gift of summer on the beach to your loved ones this holiday season, thanks to special holiday themed beach tags.

Each holiday beach tag is presented in a festive foil box trimmed in a ribbon of red or green. They make ideal stocking stuffers and a great reminder of days spent on Stone Harbor’s award-winning beaches. Best of all, as the weather warms up, your holiday gift tag is exchangeable for an official 2010 season beach tag, available beginning in April.

What other gift will can give the recipient countless hours of fun in the surf and sun next year? Stone Harbor’s holiday themed beach tags are just $19 each which includes the gift box. An additional $2 gift wrapping fee benefits the Jersey Cape Diagnostic Training and Opportunity Center, which employs individuals with disabilities in Cape May Court House.

The holiday beach tags are available for purchase daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Borough Hall located at 9508 Second Avenue. They will also be sold at the Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce office and various businesses during the holiday festivities on Thanksgiving weekend.

Solve your holiday shopping dilemma and give a gift of summer fun on the beach at Stone Harbor
By Herald Staff

Assessing Damage After Tropical Storm Ida

NJ OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT RELEASE:LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL TEAMS CONTINUE TO ASSESS IDA DAMAGE Teams perform Preliminary Damage Assessments (PDAs) on the effects of Tropical Storm Ida in New Jersey. In Cape May county designated as part of a State of Emergency by New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine last week.Director of the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management,and FEMA urged residents to following specific procedures. “The first thing residents should do is contact their insurance agents, carefully document damages, and coordinate with their county and local emergency management office so that officials are aware of damages,” .No decision will be made on FEMA assistance until all information is analyzed and forwarded to Governor Corzine with recommendations. PDAs are not expected to be complete before next week. Most beaches in New Jersey are the responsibility of the state through the Department of Environmental Protection and the Army Corps of Engineers. Questions on beach replenishment should be addressed to the NJ DEP or the Corps of Engineers at 917-790-8007.