Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Hazlet Democratic Party challengers Barbara Ronchetti and Jim DiNardo unseat Mayor David Tinker and Committeeman Jim Brady.
The mood was triumphant at the victory party held by Hazlet Democrats at Assaginni di Roma on election night. Former Recreation Director Barbara Ronchetti, and former Pop Warner organizer Jim DiNardo were toasted by supporters for winning their campaigns. Together with Committeeman Joseph Belasco, the Democrats will now have the majority on the split board. The other two members are Republican Party members Michael Sachs and Scott Aagre. DiNardo, with 4,529 votes and Ronchetti, with 4,340 votes, beat Republican Tinker, with 3,960 votes and Brady, with 3,861. Ronchetti was happy to announce the Democrat's new plans. "We are looking to put solar panels at the swim club to save electricity, and we're going to get grants for more road …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Join a conference call 10 am Thursday to hear directly from the mayor.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The following is from the Hazlet Township Facebook Page update, posted around 8 p.m Oct. 31. ** CODE RED UPDATE *** Mayor Tinker and the Office of Emergency Management directed that the following message be transmitted to all residents: Let me start by addressing some of the many rumors we have heard. 1. Shorelands Water Co. Has been in full operation since before the storm. Their water is clean and safe to drink. There are no plans to shut off the water now or in the future. 2. There are no plans to shut off natural gas in Hazlet. 3. If the water or gas companies have an unanticipated need to shut off utilities we will be notified and we will immediately pass that information on to you via a CodeRed message as well as on our websites. 4…
Monday, October 29, 2012
Trees and tree limbs go flying, Keyport PD orders shutdown of businesses.
A running update: 2 p.m.: Hazlet announces mandatory evacuation of West Keansburg section. Police are going block by block to advise residents to leave. Shuttles from the Beers Street School will transport residents to county shelters, but the last bus is at 3 p.m. The township engineer is concerned that the storm surge may overwhelm the Keansburg Sea Wall Berm. 2:09: In Holmdel, reports of trees down on Telegraph Hill Rd. and South Holland. 1:58: In Hazlet, reports of a trampoline in the street on Leocadia Ct., and a tree triking a house on Louise Ct. and another on Hazel Pl. near the Lilian Drive School. 1:44: Large branch reported down on car at Cresci Blvd. in Raritan Valley, Hazlet, and a tree falls on a car on Mountain Ave. near …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
People with medical needs must consider what they will do if the electricity is cut by Hurricane Sandy.
Hazlet Mayor David Tinker said that the township is doing everything it can to prepare for Hurricane Sandy's impact on Monday, and asks Hazlet's 23,000 residents to do the same. Township DPW workers have been working to clear stormwater culverts, streams and creeks from trash, tree limbs and other obstructions so that when the rain falls it will flow down from the hills of Holmdel to transverse through the flat lands of Hazlet to eventually empty into the Raritan Bay. They are monitoring areas such as Craig Street, off Bethany Road, Sycamore Drive, Line Road and several areas in Hazlet's West Keansburg section. "People who live on streets that are flood prone are calling saying, 'Are you looking at our streets?' We're all over them. The…
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Federal lawsuit names mayor, administrator, police chief among others