The residents and community can be very proud of the 2017 Lakewood High School (LHS) graduating class. They won more than $70,000 in academic, community, and sports scholarships, and were recognized by the state with free college tuition for 22 students.
Lakewood Committeeman Michael D”Elia said, “We have good teachers and coaches, and excellent students who should get the credit and recognition they deserve.”
Laura Winters, superintendent of the Lakewood School District, said, “I am extremely proud of the Lakewood School District teachers, staff, coaches and students. It is amazing to see the tireless effort, energy and hard work that the school community puts forth to ensure the success of all students both on the field and in the classroom….Piner Pride!” Continue reading Lakewood Schools Have Bragging Rights!
People who live in Lakewood are not surprised. Among 764 qualifying cities, Lakewood Township has been named one if the top safest cities in America. In its official report of the Top 100 Safest Cities in America, The National Council for Home Safety and Security, made up of companies and individuals in the home safety and security industries, noted that Lakewood, number 63 out of 100, has a comparatively low crime rate and many places in the township for everyone to enjoy safely.
Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles said, “How come we’re not Number One!?! Just about everyone who lives in Lakewood knows what a beautiful, safe town it is. I have lived and worked in Lakewood for 29 years. My wife and I have raised our family here so I feel qualified to say that we are fortunate to be residents of Lakewood.” Continue reading Lakewood among Top 100 Safest Cities in America
The Lakewood Township Mobile 311 citizen website used to allow Lakewood citizens to communicate via a computer, phone, or tablet directly with the Department of Public Works (DPW) at http://lakewood.mobile311.com for non-emergency requests and concerns has been updated.
Citizens can now use this site to report bulk, brush, metal, and E-waste (electronics) pickup; and pothole repair. Also, residents can now indicate what zone they are in when entering a request. Keep in mind that if a request is made for pickup after the regularly scheduled zone pickup, the pickup will not be made until the following month’s scheduled pickup. Continue reading Lakewood Mobile 311 Site for Non-emergency DPW Requests Has Been Updated
Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. In the adventure of a lifetime, the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, a fierce Indian tribe, a band of bungling pirates and, of course, the villainous Captain Hook. Continue reading BCCT’s Peter Pan is FLYING into the Strand
The Lakewood Industrial Commission (LIC) with the cooperation of the Township Committee is repaving several roads in the Lakewood Industrial Park through an arrangement with the Ocean County Road Department. With this arrangement, Ocean County makes road projects available, using their resources, at a lower cost than it would have been otherwise. As a result, the Lakewood Industrial Commission is funding the repaving and receiving work from the Ocean County Road Department at a significantly lower expense. Continue reading Roads to Be Repaved in the Lakewood Industrial Park
Ocean County Soil Conservation District (OSCSD) is pleased to announce an award of $50K in grant funding from National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) and USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). These funds will support our “Urban Agriculture Conservation Initiative”, a project developed
in partnership with Georgian Court University, Lakewood Township, Brick Township Municipal Utilities Authority, Barnegat Bay Partnership, and New Jersey Agricultural Society. An Urban Agricultural Advisory Committee consisting of all partners, as well as Fulfill (previously Monmouth-Ocean Food Bank), Lakewood
High School, and New Jersey Farm Bureau, has been established. The Committee will utilize the knowledge and skills of partners in their areas of expertise to provide strategic advice and planning towards accomplishment of our goals: