By JOHN T. WARD
The path, snaking alongside the Navesink River from Locust Avenue to the school, has also been eyed by emergency responders as an alternative access route for firetrucks and ambulances, should something go wrong at the school.
“It’s been on the drawing board for 20 years,” said Mayor Pasquale Menna.
Now, the borough hopes to secure funding to make the $207,000 path a reality.
Turnout appeared moderate in the first hour after polls opened at 6 a.m. Voters are choosing a governor, state legislators, borough council members and school board members, among others, while also deciding two public questions. (Click to enlarge)