Sunday, May 5, 2013
Community Watch plans for Night Out
A car wash to raise money for National Night Out is being held from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. today at ME Sabosik Associates parking lot, 2419 Bridge Ave., Point Pleasant Borough. Community Watch is holding the car wash to raise funds for National Night Out on Aug. 6. All donations are greatly appreciated, says a flier from Community Watch. National Night Out is designed to help bring neighbors and residents together to get to know each other so neighbors will be more likely to watch out for each other's families, homes and cars. There have been some examples of residents calling police about suspicious persons or activities that have led to crimes being prevented or information leading to arrests. Community Watch and police are hoping more …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Drop off old prescription medication at Point Pleasant Borough Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Point Borough residents can bring unwanted or old prescription drugs to Point Borough Borough Hall, 2233 Bridge Ave., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The drop-off will be in the lobby of the main entrance of Borough Hall. The event, sponsored by the police department and Borough Community Watch, is part of an annual, national program run by the US Justice Department's Drug Enforcement Administration. A statement from the police department and Community Watch says, "The police department and the DEA will give the public its sixth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially-dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked…
Monday, March 4, 2013
Blood drive is 5-9 p.m. at First Aid, Beaver Dam Road
A blood drive will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. today (Mon. March 4) at the Point Boro First Aid Squad building at 1200 Beaver Dam Road, Point Borough. The annual blood drive is being sponsored by Borough Police and the Community Watch volunteers. An email from the Community Watch officials states, "For questions or to schedule your donation please call (732) 892-0060. Walk in donors are always welcome too! The impact of your gift is immeasurable. Thank you." See the attachment for details.
Friday, December 7, 2012
Coat collection for Dottie's House
The Point Borough Police and Community Watch are sponsoring a “Gift of Warmth” for children and other residents at Dottie’s House in Brick. "We are looking for folks willing to sponsor a child to provide a new coat and boots during the holiday season," said an email from Mary Furmato, a Community Watch official. The group is also collecting gently-used coats for women, cash donations to help offset Dottie House's heating expenses, and food store gift cards. Donations can be dropped off at the Borough Police Department on Bridge Avenue. If you are interested in sponsoring a specific child, email Mary Furmato at email@example.com. Dottie's House is a transitional housing facility designed to aid women and children who have survived …
Friday, October 19, 2012
Halloween safety and fun at Borough Hall
Hey, all you parents out there! Are your kids itching to get into their Halloween costumes? Are they asking you every day when they'll be able to trick or treat and get their hands on that candy? Well, police to the rescue! Now you don't have to keep telling them to wait for Halloween! Point Borough police and the Borough Community Watch group are hosting a "Trick or Trunk" for children at 7 p.m. Monday at Borough Hall on Bridge Avenue. The event will begin with a brief talk about Halloween safety by Detective Michelle A. Hill, followed by a costume contest, prizes, and then a "Trick or Trunk" in the parking lot. Kids will trick or treat out of the trunks of the Borough Fire Department, Point Boro First Aid Squad and various nonprofit …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Drop-off helps rid homes of medications that may be abused
A drop-off of unwanted prescription medication was held at the Point Borough police department on Saturday. Saturday was National Drug Take Back Day and police and the Point Borough Community Watch organization were urging local residents to drop off medications at the police department on Bridge Avenue. Police have said that removing medications from homes is removing a potential target of theft and drug abuse.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Keep porch lights on to show support
The local National Night Out event will be held at Community Park, Bridge Avenue and Beaver Dam Road, Point Borough, tonight. The rain date is tomorrow. The event, run by the Borough Community Watch volunteers, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. The evening will include information about the police department, the local Community Watch efforts, how to help prevent drug abuse and other various aspects of public safety and information about other local organizations. This will be one of many such National Night Out events around the country designed to foster better communication between police and residents and between residents themselves, with the hope that neighbors will look out for each other, report suspicious activity and give police …