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Trustee Message Winter 2020

As I write this brief note, there are only 90 days until Memorial Day, May 25, 2020.  It’s time to start gearing up for another season of making memories on our little slice of paradise. So, please mark your calendars for the NBTA member meetings on Saturday, June 27th and Saturday, September 12th.   If you […]

Green Sea Turtles Washing Up on Long Beach Island

The Marine Mammal Stranding Center is asking the public to keep an eye out for cold-stunned green turtles that have been washing up on Long Beach Island. The turtles are about the size of a dinner plate and weigh a few pounds. Twelve have already been saved by quick-acting residents who have seen them either […]

Trustee Message September 2019

It is hard to believe that the 2019 summer season is in the books.  We hope you had a memorable one and got to spend some time with people important to you.   At our September 7th  meeting, we heard from Jim Verhagen – aka Northside Jim – a wildlife biographer, data scientist and resident champion […]

Sept 7th, 2019 Membership Meeting Summary

2019 Reorganization As we do every year before our September Membership meeting, the trustees held our reorganization meeting where we elected and appointed the officers of NBTA for the upcoming year.  Three trustee seats were up for re-election and in keeping with our bylaws, if the number of candidates equals the number of open seats, […]

LBI School Referendum Date Set as Motion to Consolidate Falls Short

Since the beginning of the year, freshman Long Beach Island Consolidated Board of Education member Eileen Bowker has been tasked with developing a strategic plan for the elementary school district. Coordinating schedules with the New Jersey School Board Association representative charged with helping develop and implement a plan to effectively target the district’s efforts and […]

Trustee Message August 2019

Hello NBTA members –  As summer winds down, now is a good time to give a special thanks to the men and women who protect North Beach families, friends and visitors on a daily basis as we enjoy our beautiful beaches.  We’re talking about members of the Long Beach Township Beach Patrol (LBTBP). This skilled, […]

How to Navigate the HAWK Traffic Signal System at North Beach-Surf City Border

A HAWK (High-intensity Activated CrossWalk) was installed on Long Beach Boulevard at the southern end of North Beach, where that section of Long Beach Township meets Surf City, in 2016. It has since caused some confusion. The crosswalk system features push-button activation for pedestrians; when crossing pedestrians are not present, the signal simply appears off […]

Trustee Message June 2019

We held our membership meeting on June 29th at the Surf City Firehouse.  This was our first morning meeting and the time change appears to have been welcomed by our members, given we had a great turnout.  Thanks for attending. Sadly, we received news of the passing of Chuck Perfater.  Chuck and his wife June were longtime […]