On a four-tier scale that denotes the status of water quality, Monmouth County's 10 coastal lakes fall in the worst possible category, according to data gathering led by Monmouth University that continues today.
"Certainly some towns do have the capacity to put some small amounts of sand on the beach — typically, that's more of a band-aid solution," said Jon Miller, research associate professor at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken.
The health crisis is apparently pulling city-dwellers away from packed streets and towards the shore, or coercing folks who have the means to finally pull the trigger and purchase a second home near the coast.
When a student is awarded an athletic scholarship as an incentive to come play a sport for a certain college or university, assistance with payment for their postsecondary education hangs on their commitment to compete in that sport.
The death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis has inflamed public opinion in New Jersey and across the United States much more, at least in the immediate term, than any other police-involved death of a black individual in more than half a decade.