Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Point Beach is 1 of 5 NJ schools competing for nation's best high school mascot.
Are you a Garnet Gull fan who would love to see the mascot and Point Pleasant Beach High School win a national contest? Then you better move fast because voting in the statewide round of a USA Today contest ends at 3 p.m. March 5. The Garnet Gull, the mascot for Point Beach High School, is one of five high school mascots in N.J., and one of 255 schools across the U.S., competing for the title of "Best High School Mascot" in a national contest. There are five high schools from each state and the District of Columbia up for the title of "Best High School Mascot" in a USA Today contest that began Monday. Anyone at least 13 years of age is eligible to vote as many times they like. Click here to vote for the Garnet Gull. First comes the state…
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Mary Ann Rollano's Summer Sweet Tea takes first place in national contest
When Point Pleasant Borough resident Mary Ann Rollano started brewing her own iced tea recipe in 2008, she couldn't imagine it would become a nationally-acclaimed brand. But Rollano's MaryAnna's Summer Sweet Tea is now a national award winner, as judged by industry experts. Recognizing the best tasting iced teas, the North American Tea Championship (NATC) is shining the spotlight on the most notable, high quality bottled iced teas commercially available in the North American marketplace. The North American Tea Championship was recently held in Montebello, Calif. at the Wilbur Curtis headquarters, for the evaluation of iced teas. The championship evaluated premium iced teas in the Ready-to-Drink, Food Service and Instant tea categories. In …
Friday, June 1, 2012
Tell us your local favorites so we can include them in our Readers’ Choice 2012 poll.
Friday, June 1, 2012
Where can you find the best nail salon in Point Pleasant Borough or Point Pleasant Beach? Patch is relaunching its Readers’ Choice program and we’re asking you, your friends, family, neighbors, coworkers and anyone else who knows nail salons to nominate the best spots in or near town. We’ll keep accepting nominations through July 9. After that, nominations will be closed and we’ll start the voting, so make sure to get in your favorites now. All you need to do to nominate a business is to add it in the comments below. If you already see the business you want to nominate, make sure to add your comment about why it should be included. We may not be able to add all businesses to our poll and we want to make sure our readers' favorites make …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Lorton's Bay Avenue Deli comes in second
US Subs on Route 88, on the eastern end of Point Borough, is the Readers' Choice winner in Point Borough or Point Beach. US Subs won with 145 votes or 43 percent of the total of 331 votes cast. Lorton's Bay Avenue Deli, on Bay Avenue, just off Bridge Avenue, came in second with 80 votes or 24 percent of the total votes (for complete results, please see poll box). Editor's Note: Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and reviews on Patch Places. Please vote only once per survey, per Patch. Official rules for the Readers' Choice Poll are attached to this story.