Tuesday, March 19, 2013
36 of 209 applicants seeking help after Hurricane Sandy get an average of $2,801 in aid, agency says.
Just 36 out of 209 Long Valley residents who filed for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance will be receiving help of any kind after suffering damages to their home or property during Hurricane Sandy. According to a spreadsheet from the government agency, 193 homeowners in the ZIP code of 07853 applied for assistance, while 16 renters sought aid after the historic storm. The average amount of assessed damage, according to the sheet, is $2,801 for residences in the 07853 ZIP code. There were 34 homes assessed in the $0 to $10,000 range; one in the $20,000 to $30,000 range; and one in the $30,000 to $40,000 range. Of the 16 rental applications submitted, none were approved for any aid, the sheet showed. The rental category …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Roger Charles Day, Jr. was sentenced to 105 years in prison for selling bogus parts to the Department of Defense.
A Virginia federal appeals court will hear the case of former Long Valley resident Roger Charles Day, Jr., who was sentenced to 105 years in prison after being convicted of conspiracy to defraud the Department of Defense, according to a report in The Republic. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia will hear Day’s case Friday. Day’s conviction came in August, 2011 after a nine-day jury trial in Virginia, according to the United States Department of Justice Eastern District of Virginia. A former America’s Most Wanted Fugitive, Day was charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to engage in international money laundering and conspiracy to smuggle gold out of the United …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Thousands on hand for event.
A huge crowd took in the music, the games and the food to celebrate the Fireworks Festival Saturday night at the Long Valley Middle School. Check out our gallery and see who we found there.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Virtual Memories and Washington Township Historic Society collaborate.
With all the different modes of connectivity on the Internet these days, you're bound to come across something you can relate to that you've never seen before. Long Valley Patch took a peek into the world of YouTube recently and found hundreds of videos that had something to do with "Long Valley, New Jersey." This video, uploaded by Virtual Memories, LLC, offers a plethora of still photos set in motion, accompanied by music to give a visual tour through the history of Washington Township. Click on the four-minute video above to see your town's history.
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Fundraiser included a silent auction and participation from multiple local restaurants.
The Long Valley Competition Cheerleading Squad held its biggest fundraiser of the season, the "3rd Annual Taste of the Town and Silent Auction," on Fri., Jan. 22 at Hoffmann Hall. The squad is made up of girls in 4th through 8th grade.
Saturday, December 11, 2010
Family stories fill Barbara Steingas' book.
In 2004, inspired by the movie, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," Barbara Steingas of High Bridge set out on a journey–to tell the story of her German family and roots, reaching back into the 17th century. In September, Steingas' book, "Germans Are Funny Too: Stories of My Cuckoo Kraut Family," was released. On Thursday night, Dec. 9, she appeared at the Long Valley Pub and Brewery for a book signing. Steingas' family members ranged from champions of social freedom to German aristocracy. In one chapter, she tells the story of wealthy ancestors who lost everything during the 30 Year War in the 1600s. When their palatial home was occupied by enemy soldiers, her great, great, great etc. grandmother had to cook for the soldiers. Her sense of humor …