RUMSON: MARINE SCIENCE CENTER PLANNED

A concept drawing of the proposed Monmouth Marine and Environmental Field Station, which would be built atop the existing sanitary sewer pump station in the background. The red star on the satellite photo below indicates the location. (Photo by John T. Ward, map by Google Maps. Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

A sewage pump station on the Navesink River in Rumson would serve as the foundation, literally, for an ambitious new marine science center announced in Rumson Tuesday.

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RUMSON SNUFFING OUT SMOKING IN PARKS

victory-parkRumson intends to ban smoking in all of its public parks. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

Smoke ’em if you got ’em. Just not in Rumson’s parks.

The council, in what it sees as a ‘duh’ move for public health, intends to ban smoking in all the borough’s public parks.

“We just felt it was a good example for the kids,” Mayor John Ekdahl said.

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