Sunday, June 18, 2017

Strathmere 4th of July Parade info




Tom Leonard Honored, Parade Info, Shetler/Starr Tourney, Upcoming Dates, Hats for Sale, Dues are Due!

Strathmere Improvement Association
sia1912@comcast.net              June 16, 2017


Happy Father's Day from the SIA to all the Dads and Granddads, Uncles and Father Figures who share their love for the water, the beach and our beloved Strathmere and Whale Beach with those they love.
  
 Please view the latest SIA newsletter at -  http://www.strathmereimprovementassociation.org/
                                                 
where you can read about Tom Leonard's recent honor, catch up on the latest July 4 parade news, and load up your calendars with lots of upcoming activities.

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Strathmere Improvement Association
PO Box 57
Strathmere New Jersey 08248


Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Schiavo Library: June 2017 Newsletter

Schiavo Library: June 2017 Newsletter 

Used Book Sale
Our Welcome Summer Used Book Sale continues until June 17. There’s still plenty of selection. Come in and browse. The last week will be our “Fill A Bag for $2” sale.

Summer Brochures
Our new 2017 summer brochure is ready. It lists our children and adult programs and special summer events. Lots of special happenings - stop in the library often to learn all about them. More details will be shared in the July newsletter.

8th Anniversary of the Library
Our Eighth Anniversary will be celebrated on June 27th with balloons and cupcakes. Come in and help us celebrate 8 wonderful years as a library!

Early Summer Happenings
The library will be closed on July 4th so that everyone can participate in Strathmere’s celebrations.
Regular children’s programs will begin the week of July 11th.
Our Turtle Program will be July 13th.

New Display:
Can you guess what it is? Stop in and find out!




Christine Rohrman, Library Director
www.strathmerelibrary.org




Lost & Found - Diving Board from bay dock


During this past winter, we lost our diving board that we used on our floating dock.  It was stored under our house for the winter.   It is white and about 10 to 12 feet long.  It is heavy.  


Jane Evans
232 Bayview Drive





Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Ticks, Beach Cleanup, Hats for Sale, Yard Sale, Dues and other news!

Strathmere Improvement Association
Sia1912@comcast.net          April 25, 2017

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Photo by Greg Bennett

Tis that time of year!  The Plover nesting area has been roped off, and we've been stuck with a rainy, windy couple of days but are looking forward to a beautiful end of the week and weekend.  Unfortunately, spring has brought a bumper crop of ticks, dangerous to both humans and pets. Be sure to take precautions when working in your yard or walking your dog. Do a buddy check!


SFEC Beach Planting and Clean-up Reminder
This Saturday, April 29, from 8-11 am, the Strathmere Fishing and Environmental Club is seeking volunteers to help pick up trash, do some weeding, and plant some native plants at our 17 beach entrances. Meet at the Tecumseh beach entrance for instruction and assignments and wear gloves!

News from the SIA Board:
Lots of planning has been going on for the upcoming season (more dates to follow) and at a recent meeting, the SIA officers reorganized to bring the board to full capacity.  Janice Connell, Member-at-Large, has assumed the vacant Vice Presidency position and Janet Mahley has joined the board as Member-at-Large. Per the SIA by-laws, the Board has the authority to fill a vacant position until the regular election is held over the summer. (Janice had been serving as Member-at-Large.) We thank them both for agreeing to serve.
Back by Popular Demand: 
                                                                                       SIA Yard sale Returns Memorial Day Weekend
As you open up for the summer season, don’t trash that treasure you don’t need anymore, sell it at the yard sale. Think about taking a table at the sale on Saturday, May 27. Set up time is @7:30 am, with doors opening at 8. We’ll publicize it in local papers and with signs throughout town to draw in the crowds.
 Reserve a table by calling Janet Mahley, chair, @ 856 423-5543. Limited six foot long tables are available first come, first served. $10.00 donation is asked.

Sneak Peek at this Year's Fundraiser!
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 We'll be offering cool mesh hats in Black and in Pink, and a cool mesh Navy visor trimmed in white this summer. Hats go on sale at the Yard Sale, Memorial Day Weekend. Thanks for your support! All three sport a dolphin and say, "Strathmere," embroidered in white and have a velcro adjustable band for sizing.
Dues are Due!   
Once again, the SIA is asking you to renew your membership or to join the Strathmere Improvement Association for the low, low price of $10.00 per person. With your dues payment, we are able to bring you the newsletter throughout the year (also facebook and website), as well as two summer meetings with programs of local interest. The SIA co-sponsors the July 4th Parade and the annual Christmas party where this year, Santa brought gifts to more than 20 children and past programs such as the Star Party and beach party, and this summer’s acappella concert. As a dues paying member you’re also entitled to a vote at the meetings.
 Mail a check to: SIA, PO Box 57, Strathmere, NJ 08248. Please include names, addresses and emails. If you’re not receiving the newsletter, we’d be happy to add your email.  Drop us a line at: sia1912@comcast.net . Thank you for your support!

Thanks to All Who’ve Taken our 10 Question SIA Survey:  
As we plan this summer's meetings and programs, we'd like to ask for your input about when meetings are scheduled, how often and what topics you're interested in hearing more about. It takes less than five minutes to complete. Simply click on the link or paste it into your browser: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/66H3CZ3 . Thanks to all who have already done so!

Also this weekend…
There’s a free shredding event Saturday, April 29, 10 am-1 pm sponsored by Upper Township Business Association at Foglio’s Flooring Center, 344 S. Shore Rd, Marmora. The Association invites businesses and individuals to take advantage of a way to preserve privacy while helping the environment. The UT Green Team is partnering for the event. More on the Green Team @ http://tinyurl.com/k2vyjol


Strathmere Improvement Association
PO Box 57
Strathmere New Jersey 08248

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Strathmere Improvement Association April 11, 2017

Strathmere Improvement Association
 April 11, 2017         sia1912@comcast.net

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Passover Greetings to you and yours.  May you share a joyous holiday with friends and family.

News from the Township Meeting of 4/10/17: Bridge Toll Stance; No Fee on Bayview Ramp; Jitney Action
   
SIA President Linda Bateman spoke at the Township Committee meeting Tuesday night and asked the Committee to publicly oppose the proposed County Bridge Commission toll hike (recently postponed until August). The Committee voted to create a resolution voicing opposition to the proposed 66% increase to be voted on at the next Township meeting. Then we asked for a clarification on whether Bayview's boat ramp would have an attendant on duty to collect a fee and the Committee decided it would not be economically feasible to charge. They voted to keep both the Taylor and Bayview Avenue ramps open and free.                     
Also, Christine Furey of Sumner Avenue, spoke about the jitney and concerns about noise, drunken behavior and litter, while balancing the safety benefits of the service. She also noted that without a police force in town, Strathmere cannot be compared to other towns whose police handle routine nuisance calls. The Committee approved a jitney ordinance that licenses jitneys to operate in Upper Township and acknowledged they were aware of Strathmere residents' concerns. They are developing a plan for where the jitney will stop, and noted they plan to have at least one stop in Whale Beach. Email the Mayor and Committee with your comments or attend the next meeting on April 24, 7:30 pm where the anticipated route and schedule will be announced. 
 
 Easter Sunrise Mass in Strathmere
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The Church of the Resurrection, Saint Maximilian Kolbe Roman Catholic Parish, will celebrate Easter sunrise mass on the Williams Avenue beach @6 am Easter morning. Bring a beach chair! All are welcome.

Please Take a Quick 10 Question SIA Survey:  
   As we plan this summer's meetings and programs, we'd like to ask for your input about when meetings are scheduled, how often and what topics you're interested in hearing more about. It takes less than five minutes to complete. Simply click on the link or paste it into your browser: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/66H3CZ3  

SFEC Beach Planting and Clean up-Join In
    On April 29 from 8-11 am, the Strathmere Fishing and Environmental Club is seeking volunteers to help pick up trash, weed, and plant native plants at our 17 beach entrances. Meet at the Tecumseh beach entrance for instruction and assignments and wear gloves!

Back by Popular Demand: SIA Yardsale Returns Memorial Day Weekend
   As you open up for the summer season, don’t trash that treasure you don’t need anymore, sell it at the yardsale. Think about taking a table at the sale on Saturday, May 27. Set up time is @7:30 am, with doors opening at 8. We’ll publicize it in local papers and with signs throughout town to draw in the crowds. More details to come-save the date!

Dues are Due!
   Once again, the SIA is asking you to renew your membership or to join the Strathmere Improvement Association for the low, low price of $10.00 per person. With your dues payment, we are able to bring you the newsletter throughout the year (also facebook and website), as well as two summer meetings with programs of local interest. The SIA co-sponsors the July 4th Parade and the annual Christmas party where this year, Santa brought gifts to more than 20 children and past programs such as the Star Party and beach party, and this summer’s acappella concert. As a dues paying member you’re also entitled to a vote at the meetings.

   Mail a check to: SIA, PO Box 57, Strathmere, NJ 08248. Please include names, addresses and emails. If you’re not receiving the newsletter, we’d be happy to add your email.  
Ours is sia1912@comcast.net 

Thank you for your support!


Strathmere Improvement Association
PO Box 57
Strathmere New Jersey 08248