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Thursday, January 21, 2010

News Updates as of 21 January 2010

  • Someone on eBay is selling an old post card with a photograph of the inside of Matty's General Store on South Concourse in Cliffwood Beach. Currently the Krauser's store, Matty's was operated by Homer Matteson from 1925 to 1947. Many long time residents will remember the Burlew's store that occupied the spot for many years after Matty's sold the place. See my earlier posting on MAPL Resources on Cliffwood Beach for further information.
  • Donna Joy Alexander, of Cliffwood Beach, will represent Seton Hall University at conference championships after her recent performance for the SHU Pirates in the triple jump at the Penn State Northeast Challenge in College Park, Pennsylvania, according to the school's athletic website.
  • Holocene LLC, a renewable energy development firm, is establishing a presence in the greater New York City, Philadelphia, and Lehigh Valley metropolitan areas by opening a new northeast regional office with locations in Manhattan and Matawan, according to dBusinessNews.
  • A recent article in the Journal of Coastal Research dealing with beach morphology in Kenya cites a 1994 report on beach fill around the Cliffwood Beach seawall.
  • Another subscription-only article mentions Jared Allison and Rutgers University. 'Perception Change for Jersey Shore Athlete," by Brian Doan, says, in part:  "Matawan High athlete Jared Allison is hearing much more from Rutgers recently, and his appreciation and interest in the school changed after ..."
  • The new New Jersey Lieutenant Governor's brother-in-law lives in Matawan, according to The Courier-Post Online.
  • Caring With Karaoke, supporting the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore, will be held at the Cue & Brew Billiards and Sports Bar in Matawan on 10 February at 7 pm, according to the News Transcript. The event will be hosted by the Young Professionals Group of the Greater Monmouth Chamber of Commerce.
  • The First Presbyterian Church of Matawan is assembling Gift of the Heart baby and hygiene kits to be shipped to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, according to the Brick Township Bulletin.
  • Matawan Huskies are close to capturing their first division championship title in wrestling. Check out this Asbury Park Press article for details.


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