Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Ocean County unveils Hurricane Sandy monument

A statue that recognizes not only the resiliency of the residents of the Jersey Shore following Hurricane Sandy, but also pays homage to the Toms River Little League, was unveiled during a public ceremony held this morning.

The monument, located on Route 37 in Toms River in Toms River, was made possible by the generous donation of long-time residents, Jay and Linda Grunin. Through their foundation, the Grunins aim to “bring world class performing and visual art, health care and education to Toms River through focused community-based planning and problem solving.”

Local artist and sculptor Brian P. Hanlon was commissioned to design and create the monument, which features a family – one of which is a young boy with a bat and baseball cap commemorating the Toms River Little League team, against a seashell backdrop. The family appears to be on their way to one of Ocean County’s beautiful beaches.

The dedication featured speeches by Toms River Mayor Thomas F. Kelaher, Jay and Jeremy Grunin, Ocean County Freeholder Joseph Vicari, Hanlon and others.

The monument features more than 55,000 pounds of bronze, granite, and stainless steel.

Check below for some video and a gallery of the event !


 

 

Best of NJ 101.5

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.