Category Archives: News

Discussion of meeting with Mayor Sceusi

I had a chance to discuss the results of yesterday’s meeting with Mayor Louis Sceusi of Rockaway Township.  The mayor said the meeting was very productive because all the parties involved were present and under pressure from State Senator Bucco … Continue reading

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Agreement tentatively reached; Splitrock parking lot to be reopened!

NJ.com is reporting that a verbal agreement has been reached between Rockaway Township, Jersey City, and the NJ DEP which satisfies Rockaway Township’s concerns enough that they are willing to reopen the reservoir parking lot. In the agreement, [Rockaway Township … Continue reading

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Rockaway Township PD heavily ticketing Split Rock Road parkers

On Tuesday evening, none of the vehicles I saw parked on Split Rock Road had tickets at the time I was there.  Apparently that did not last long.  David, one of the Friends of Splitrock reports via a comment: My … Continue reading

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Assemblyman Bucco will be at today’s meeting

I just heard from Matt Wenzel at Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco’s office that the assemblyman will be at the meeting scheduled for 3 pm today between Rockaway Township’s mayor and council and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Assemblyman … Continue reading

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Splitrock parking lot closure backfiring

I stopped by the reservoir this evening to see if there had been any change from yesterday. There are still no signs to let the public know why the lot has been closed. Aside from getting the attention of the … Continue reading

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Discussion of Splitrock closure with Rockaway Township Mayor Louis Sceusi

This afternoon I had the pleasure to speak at length with Rockaway Township Mayor Louis Sceusi regarding the closure of the parking lot at Splitrock Reservoir.  My first question was why he ordered the closure. “I suggest you go onto … Continue reading

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DEP Press Office comments on closure

Larry Hajna from the DEP Press Office was kind enough to return my call and answer a few questions about the Splitrock closure. “We know that they blocked it off and we are currently working on resolving this issue.  I … Continue reading

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Splitrock Reservoir closed by Rockaway Township!

On July 26, 2010 Rockaway Township closed off access to the Splitrock Reservoir.  Check back here later today for ways to help convince Rockaway Township to come to their senses. Click here to see what Rockaway Township has done

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Splitrock Reservoir Needs Some Friends

Welcome!  Splitrock Reservoir needs friends now more than ever; will you join us? The Friends of Splitrock has been created in order to focus efforts to protect and promote access to the Splitrock Reservoir.

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