Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Local counting sheep said good morning and good bye to Monmouth County residents before hopping a train to their vacation destination.
Commuters were greeted at the Aberdeen-Matawan Train Station Wednesday morning by friends they normally only meet in the bedroom. Two Monmouth County counting sheep spent the early morning hours waving and announcing their retirement while employees from Bayshore Community Hospital passed out flyers announcing the opening of a new Center for Sleep Medicine, a service of Meridian Neuroscience. The new Center for Sleep Medicine at Bayshore Community Hospital is located at 678 North Beers Street, Holmdel, across the street from the hospital's main building. The following is a press release from Bayshore Community Hospital: According to a recent Gallup Poll, more than one-third of the population has trouble sleeping. The effects of sleep …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
He was transported to the hospital after the incident
A man was struck by a train near the Aberdeen-Matawan Train Station at about 10:30 Saturday night, according to NJ TRANSIT Spokeswoman Courtney Carroll. The initial investigation shows the man went around the crossing gates on Atlantic Avenue as North Jersey Coast Line train 7277, en route to Long Branch, entered the station, Carroll said. The adult victim was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, according to Carroll. He succumbed to his injuries overnight. Information on the identity of the victim was not yet available. Patch will update this article as more information becomes available.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Buses will take commuters to the ferries at Liberty State Park.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
NJ Transit will now offer emergency buses to local commuters from the Aberdeen-Matawan Train Station during rush hour free of charge. Beginning Friday, Nov. 9, the bus service will take commuters from the Aberdeen-Matawan Train Station to the Statue Cruise Lines ferries located at Liberty State Park. The ferry shuttles commuters between Liberty State Park and Battery Park. The buses will operate from 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. to accomodate the morning and evening rush hour. NJ Transit personnel, including a bus dispatcher, will be at the train station. Both the bus and ferry service are free of charge.
Friday, February 3, 2012
The investigation is an update to the original one conducted in 1999
The Aberdeen Township Planning Board will hold a public hearing about the supplemental and updated preliminary investigation report designating the land surrounding the train station as an area in need of redevelopment. According to Planning Board Secretary Maxine Rescorl, not much has changed in this report. The original investigation was done in 1999, and the township council and the planning board felt it was important to update the survey before moving forward. The purpose of the public hearing is to hear comments from all interested parties regarding the supplemental and updated report, and the Planning Board may take action to adopt the report. The hearing will take place on Wednesday, Feb 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Aberdeen Township …
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
After eleven years, the council says it is time to take another look
The Aberdeen Township Council unanimously authorized the planning board to conduct a new study of the approximately 60 acres of township property surrounding the Aberdeen-Matawan Train Station at their meeting Tuesday night. The land was studied in 1999 but according to Township Council Attorney Daniel McCarthy, the council decided to re-examine the property to see what changes have occurred to the land over the past eleven years and ensure that it complies with state laws. "We just want to make sure the original study still comports with the existing law, because as you can imagine a lot of things have changed since 1999," McCarthy explained. According to McCarthy, the original study done in 1999 examined the entire redevelopment area, …