Prime OF THE Record: Getting very well maintained and perfectly guarded served Seaside Haven acquire best honors. (Picture by Jack Reynolds)
Beach front Haven was voted the greatest seashore in Ocean County in the recent New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s 2021 “Favorite Beaches” poll.
Voting took location on the internet site njseagrant.org. The contest debuted in 2008 as New Jersey’s “Top 10 Seashores,” originally intended to stimulate pleasant competition and camaraderie between Jersey Shore communities. Pursuing Superstorm Sandy, the contest was rebranded “Favorite Beaches” to diversify results so that all locations of the Back garden State’s oceanfront are regarded, inspiring a refreshing feeling of unity and aid.
Seashore Haven Mayor Colleen Lambert attended the awards ceremony final 7 days in Ocean Town, symbolizing the “Queen City.”
“We gained an email from one of the agency’s reps past 7 days expressing Seashore Haven was carrying out really well in the voting and we may possibly want to send a agent down to the awards ceremony,” said Lambert.
The mayor said the major Ocean County beach front honor was the final result of a “team work.”
“This is truly a tribute to the tough get the job done our Public Performs Section, under the steering of Superintendent Chris Carson and Assistant Superintendent Dean Cleland, set into preserving our beaches both of those through the summer months and the off-season as well since it requires a remarkable exertion to preserve them up and functioning,” she stated. “Our seaside patrol, headed by Chief Meghan Marro and Capt. Stephen McNamara, equally deserves a substantial quantity of credit score for preserving our shorelines risk-free and perfectly guarded, often less than tough conditions this kind of as employees shortages, regular rip currents in new a long time and hugely crowded beaches. Their workers of lifeguards, alongside with the badge checkers who also check the seashores, are important contributors to the thriving balloting.
“Of study course, the girls in the most important office, below the management of our borough manager, Sherry Mason, as properly as our finance division, less than the way of our CFO, Shari Boehler, also are vital to this award since they do all of the driving the scenes work that keeps the operation operating easily. All are to be congratulated for the roles they played in earning this honor and the borough council is very happy of all of them.”
Ocean City was voted the most effective beach front in New Jersey in the consortium’s contest. The consortium is an affiliation of faculties, universities and other groups dedicated to advancing expertise and stewardship of the Backyard garden State’s marine and coastal setting. It fulfills its mission as a result of innovative research, education and extension programs. —E.E.