Tidbits about Long Beach Island, New Jersey
The Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant, one of the earlier nuclear plants is just north of the Island.
Manahawkin is from an old Indian name meaning 'Land of good corn"
Back in the late 60's or early 70's an eight foot hammerhead shark was caught by a couple of local kids in the bay. The shark hung from the cat's head on the Lucy Evelyn for some time.