Basement Waterproofing

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Unlike other waterproofers in New Jersey, we provide our customers with a streamlined process for all of their waterproofing needs. Our goal is to get to the crux of your home's issues. If we spot signs of water in your basement, we go right to the source of the problem, working hard to fix structural deficiencies to prevent problems like mold growth and foundation damage. We are proud to be New Jersey's one-stop shop for all of your basement waterproofing needs. New Jersey homeowners choose Healthy Way because our experts are friendly, experienced, harworking, and fully certified. We won't rest until your waterproofing problems are solved. Because we specialize in both interior and exterior waterproofing services, you won't have to worry about hiring a laundry list of contractors to correct your moisture problems. Healthy Way provides all-inclusive basement waterproofing in Sea Girt, it's no surprise that New Jersey residents trust Healthy Way to make their homes more livable every day.

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The Healthy Way Difference

At Healthy Way, we strive to set ourselves apart from the competition by offering the best basement waterproofing services in New Jersey. We won't be happy with our work until you are 100% satisfied, whether you need a thorough moisture inspection or a large-scale waterproofing project. Our basement waterproofing experts are certified, trained, and have worked on more than 4,000 repairs. They understand that your moisture problems aren't like anybody else's, which is why all of our waterproofing proposals are created specifically for your home. You won't find any "one-size-fits-all" solutions here, and we wouldn't have it any other way.

  • Best warranties in the industry
  • Free initial inspection
  • Full-service basement waterproofing
  • Mold remediation
  • Foundation repair
  • Water management solutions tailored to your unique situation

Once your basement waterproofing project is complete, we make it a point to keep our staff available to address any questions or concerns you may have. Our goal is your 100% satisfaction, from the moment you call our office to schedule an inspection to the time you sign off on our work.

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With more than two decades of experience and a team of fully certified and trained waterproofing professionals, there is no waterproofing project in New Jersey that we can't handle. When not addressed, water and moisture problems can cause serious health risks for your family. We're talking buckling walls, sinking foundations, and even toxic mold. With your home's value and your family's health on the line, you must attack these problems head-on, and the best way to do that is by bringing in the Healthy Way team. Some signs of existing water problems in your home can include:

  • Signs of rust or oxidation on metal fixtures
  • Mildew residue
  • Water stains on your foundation's walls and floors
  • Erosion of your concrete
  • Mineral deposits found on pipes
  • Flooded landscaping after heavy rain or snow
  • Pooling water around your foundation's interior
  • Humidity levels above 60% in your basement or crawlspace
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Basement Waterproofing in Sea Girt

Healthy Way has been providing the most trusted, effective basement waterproofing in New Jersey since 2007. Waterproofing your basement is crucial to protecting the value of your home and the safety of your family. That is why we only employ the best, brightest, fully-certified experts, who will treat your home like it was their very own. Taking shortcuts just isn't in our nature. We use innovative technology and time-tested techniques to discover and solve your basement's water-related problems.

Because basement wall leaks and water seepage are often caused by structural issues, external waterproofing is required. While some companies only seal the interior walls of your basement, Healthy Way goes the extra mile to fix your water issues inside and out. That way, your basement leaks stop for good.

Once we find the root of the water issues in your basement, we will get to work on a custom-designed solution that will exceed your basement waterproofing needs.

Our basement waterproofing services in New Jersey help prevent the following problems:

  • Mold growth, which can cause serious health hazards for your family
  • Basement flooding
  • Loss of valuables
  • Serious water damage to your home's walls and floors
  • Decrease in home value

Don't wait to address the moisture developing in your basement - call Healthy Way today for a customized solution to your water seepage problems.

What Causes Moisture in Your Basement?

It's easy to spot water leaking through a crack in your basement, but most homeowners don't know that there is a potential for water issues without heavy rains or obvious signs of standing water. At Healthy Way, we try to educate our clients on the real causes of water in your basement. Here are two of the most common reasons why you might need basement waterproofing in Sea Girt:

Clay Bowl Effect

The "Clay Bowl" Effect

It might not be evident on the surface, but many basements are built in a below-grade dip, which is surrounded by backfill. Because backfill is made up of soil that was removed during foundation digging, it creates an empty shape or "bowl" effect. Once the foundation is finished, this loose soil is placed back around the foundation. Unfortunately, soil of this consistency is more absorbent and porous than the undisturbed soil around it, which is hard-packed and less porous. When rain or thunderstorms occurs, the soil closest to your home becomes saturated, putting pressure on your basement walls.

Hydrostatic Pressure

Hydrostatic Pressure:

This kind of pressure affects homeowners with property built below the water table or on a hillside where water runs down a hill. When the soil around your foundation becomes saturated, it will expand and put intense pressure on the walls of your foundation and basement. This pressure can create cracks, giving water an easy route into your basement.

How Healthy Way Solves Your Basement Waterproofing Needs

Having a wet basement not only puts your health at risk, it lowers the value of your home and makes it more difficult to sell. The good news? We offer a number of waterproofing services and products to solve your problems fast. A few of our solutions include:

  • Sump pumps
  • Perimeter drainage systems
  • Doorway drainage systems
  • High-strength washer hoses
  • Floor and wall crack repair
  • Replacement windows
  • Flood protection for your water heater

When you use Healthy Way for basement waterproofing in New Jersey, you can rest easy knowing that all our systems come with a written, lifetime warranty. This warranty is transferrable, meaning you can re-establish your home's value and give future owners confidence knowing that their new home is protected.

The Healthy Way Basement Waterproofing Process

Because every home is different, your basement waterproofing solution could be vastly different than that of your next-door neighbor. Many factors play a part when it comes to keeping your basement dry and safe for living. As a general rule, we approach each issue with a "prevention over repair" mindset. By taking this stance, we give our clients a more cost-effective, long-term resolution. We're not in the business of putting a "Band-Aid" on your water problem - we want to fix your issue completely, so you don't have to worry about recurring problems. Our effective basement waterproofing systems include a mix of the following strategies:

Interior Waterproofing

Interior Waterproofing

Interior waterproofing methods usually start with our team ensuring that any holes or cracks in your basement floors, walls, and windows are sealed properly. Sealing cracks in your basement is an important first step since this is usually the first place where water can enter your home. Our sealants keep your basement dry and help prevent more moisture from finding its way into your home. Interior waterproofing strategies like these also help lower humidity levels in your basement. While sealants and other interior waterproofing strategies help correct initial issues, they don't usually solve the underlying problem causing leaks in your basement. Those issues are most often found outside your home.

Exterior Waterproofing

Exterior Waterproofing

Once our team is finished with your interior waterproofing, we will move to the exterior of your home. Waterproofing the outside of your home is often a more complex, nuanced goal. Because of the difficult nature of exterior waterproofing, we recommend you consult with our team of professionals before tackling the job on your own. Generally speaking, our team beings the outdoor waterproofing process by excavating the soil around your home's foundation. Once we remove the soil surrounding your foundation, our experts will apply a polymer-based sealant to any cracks we discover. This sealant is a long-term solution and should remain intact for the life of your home. While the Healthy Way team solves your outdoor moisture problems, we will also check your downspouts, to make sure they aren't clogged. An inefficient gutter system does a poor job of directing water away from your home's foundation, which can cause more moisture to seep into your basement over time.

Exterior Waterproofing

Drainage Systems

One of the most common reasons that people need basement waterproofing in cityname is because they have a poor drainage system. A proper drainage system is paramount in keeping your basement dry and your family safe. These systems are meant to direct water away from your home and come in many forms, from French Drains to simple systems like ground soil. If you're thinking of installing a complex drainage system, save yourself some time and check the soil around your foundation first to make sure it isn't retaining moisture. If a more complex system like a sump pump is required, it's best to work with certified professionals like those at Healthy Way, to make sure your drainage system is installed correctly.


Because every home is different, it's hard to say what kind of waterproofing solution is right for your situation. Most homeowners require a combination of interior and exterior waterproofing. There are dozens of factors that come into play when it comes to waterproofing your home, so the answer to your problem may be different than your neighbor's. The good news is that Healthy Way is fully equipped to handle whatever moisture issue you're having. We will work tirelessly to make certain your basement is dry, mold-free, and safe to enjoy. That way, you can get back to living life rather than worrying about mold growth or foundation damage.

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Other companies may offer temporary or partial solutions. At Healthy Way, we believe in correcting the problem completely, so you save money and have long-term peace of mind. Our goal is to fix your problem to prevent it from coming back, or we won't do the work!

If you require quality basement waterproofing, it all starts with a FREE inspection from our certified waterproofing experts. We will take as much time as you need to find your problem, develop a solution, and walk you through our process step-by-step.

Don't let water leaks and foundation damage create a dangerous environment in your home; contact the experts at Healthy Way today!

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In Sea Girt, the Ultimate Home for Poolside Parties

Krista and Frank Speno love a party. More specifically, they love to host a party, which is why they went all out to create the ultimate party place in their Sea Girt backyard. “We built this so everyone would come,” says Frank. “It’s an open invitation.”The Spenos bought their spacious but nondescript house on a corner lot in 2018. The location was perfect, a block from the beach and just down the street from where they lived. The interior of the 6,500-square-foot, seven-bedroom house “was fine, bu...

Krista and Frank Speno love a party. More specifically, they love to host a party, which is why they went all out to create the ultimate party place in their Sea Girt backyard. “We built this so everyone would come,” says Frank. “It’s an open invitation.”

The Spenos bought their spacious but nondescript house on a corner lot in 2018. The location was perfect, a block from the beach and just down the street from where they lived. The interior of the 6,500-square-foot, seven-bedroom house “was fine, but it was plain,” says Krista. “It wasn’t decorated.” The couple called on interior designer Ann Terwilliger, a neighbor and friend, to take on the project. Terwilliger set out to blend two aesthetics. “Krista loves color and pattern and texture. She’s very traditional,” says Terwilliger. “Frank likes quiet and comfortable—a more casual beach vibe.”

The Spenos gave Terwilliger carte blanche. She sourced all the furniture, staying in a mostly blue colorway. “It’s timeless,” she says.

In the kitchen, which had been recently updated, Terwilliger changed the color scheme, removed a desk area and added decorative lighting. She found an “awesome” radial table that expanded outward like a blooming flower. “It can accommodate as many as 12,” she says, which is important since there’s no formal dining room in the house. A butler’s pantry/bar area was created in the hallway that connects the kitchen to the outdoors.

And it’s the outdoor space that make this the ultimate party house. The original yard had just a small pool and compact patio. “It was not built to entertain,” says Frank. “But we had a vision.”

The parents of three nearly grown daughters—one in college and two others in “various stages of getting married,” says Krista—the Spenos desired a house that the girls couldn’t resist coming back to. “We wanted to build a kiddie trap,” jokes Frank, “so they’d all come back, with husbands and grandkids and all their friends.” It’s not just the kids, though, the Spenos admit; they can often be found entertaining much of the neighborhood.

Frank and Krista wanted to create a space for everyone. Enter Sea Girt–based pool designer Adam Steele. “Frank was looking for something different,” says Steele. “And he wanted a firepit. This is precisely what I specialize in: water and fire.” Steele designed a large, rectangular pool with a ledge for sunbathing. The shallow end is more expansive than your average pool, Steele says, “so it’s perfect for hanging out.” Wide steps are another place to sit and cool off. The adjacent hot tub has 36 jets. “I use it every day,” says Frank.

The focal point of the yard is the dramatic fireplace wall. “It took us forever to build,” says Steele, but it was clearly worth the effort. “It throws off a ton of heat.”

For those who’d rather stay dry, the Spenos created an inviting dining area/family room/outdoor kitchen featuring a grill, wet bar, wine refrigerator, refrigerator drawers, ice maker, fireplace, television, cozy seating, a dining table, chaise lounges and a spacious bar. A custom wooden bench wraps around the perimeter of the house for overflow seating. “People can sit around the pool, around the bar, around the dining table, around the benches,” says Frank. “It’s never overly formal, and there’s room for everyone.”

Another unique feature is the Astroturf lawn, a clean yard solution that prevents dirt and grass from being tracked into the pool. “It’s fake grass that stays beautiful year-round,” says Frank. Still, the Spenos installed a sprinkler system—“it goes on for 10 minutes every day to clear away the dog’s mess,” says Krista.

With construction complete, the Spenos look forward to hosting a backyard wedding for one daughter, and most Thursdays, all summer long, they host Thirsty Thursdays. “It started with a dozen people, and it’s now up to about 35 people every week,” says Frank.

Terwilliger had a special party flag custom made for the couple as a housewarming gift of sorts. “We fly the flag just about every Thursday,” says Krista. “It’s our way of saying, It’s on.”

RESOURCES: Designer: Ann Terwilliger, A.T. Interiors, Sea Girt, 973-479-9412. Pool and fire wall design: Adam Steele, Steele’s Signature Pools, Medford and Sea Girt, 609-850-0111. Architect: Christopher Rice, Rice and Brown Architects, Sea Girt, 732-449-9055. Landscape design: Environmental Landscape Design, Wall Township, 732-974-7215. Builder: Kevin Casey, Kevin Casey Builder, Toms River, 732-415-2077. Custom woodwork: R2X Building Solutions, Waretown, 908-670-4570. Outdoor furnishings and pergola design: Bain’s Outdoor Living, Rumson, 732-530-3210. Fireplace and outdoor kitchen cabinets: East Coast Energy Products, West Long Branch, 732-870-8809. Caterer: Carol Ann McLaughlin Catering, Allenhurst, 732-239-7618.

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Boys Lacrosse: Manasquan hosts Wall on April 2, 2022

Boys Lacrosse: Manasquan vs. Wall, April 2, 2022Manasquan’s Nick Bounassi (28) and Ryan Burns (16) celebrate after the Warriors won the boys lacrosse match between Manasquan and Wall at Sea Girt Armory in Sea Girt, NJ on Saturday, April 2, 2022. ...

Boys Lacrosse: Manasquan vs. Wall, April 2, 2022

Manasquan’s Nick Bounassi (28) and Ryan Burns (16) celebrate after the Warriors won the boys lacrosse match between Manasquan and Wall at Sea Girt Armory in Sea Girt, NJ on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Get Photo

Boys Lacrosse: Manasquan vs. Wall, April 2, 2022

Charlie Sasso (5) of Wall defends against James Farinacci (19) of Manasquan during the boys lacrosse match between Manasquan and Wall at Sea Girt Armory in Sea Girt, NJ on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Get Photo

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'Take a chance with me': Sea Girt man with cerebral palsy starts disabled job placement

SEA GIRT - After graduating from Villanova University in 2014, Frankie Kineavy figured he was ready to take on the world.And why not? Born with cerebral palsy and nonverbal, the Sea Girt resident has been wowing people since childhood, communicating with candor and wit by pointing to letters on a printout affixed to his ...

SEA GIRT - After graduating from Villanova University in 2014, Frankie Kineavy figured he was ready to take on the world.

And why not? Born with cerebral palsy and nonverbal, the Sea Girt resident has been wowing people since childhood, communicating with candor and wit by pointing to letters on a printout affixed to his wheelchair.

Sadly, the world wasn’t ready for him.

“I really struggled to convince people to take a chance with me,” he said.

So last year, he took a step to address that problem — not for him, but in general. He launched an employment agency for people with disabilities. On Thursday, he explained his vision to a group of Philadelphia-area disability advocates.

“This is something that has affected my adult life,” Kineavy said in a speech delivered via Zoom. “The struggle of people with disabilities to find meaningful and fulfilling careers.”

In a nutshell, Kineavy wants to take his capacity to inspire to the next level. He wants to be a change agent.

'A role model for his generation'

Frankie Kineavy has spent all of his 31 years raising the bar. At Manasquan High School he helped the football, basketball and baseball coaches by scouting upcoming opponents. At Villanova University he posted a 3.2 GPA and worked as a men’s basketball manager under Hall of Fame coach Jay Wright. After college he coached youth sports, served an internship with the Lakewood BlueClaws and wrote features part-time for the Rutgers Athletics website.

“Frankie has been a role model for his generation, and for all of us, since he was a little boy,” said George D’Amico, president of the Greater Spring Lake Chamber of Commerce, which last month named Kineavy its Citizen of the Year. “He’s an amazing advocate for people with disabilities.”

Well, that advocate ran flush into a wall in 2019. Laid off from his full-time job as a writer with the data platform Diversity Inc., Kineavy finally had reached a door he couldn’t open. And he strongly suspected he wasn’t alone.

“There is a difference between giving someone a job and helping them start a career,” he said.

So he launched the employment agency Let’s Be Frank, and its first placement was a resounding success: He got a Villanova graduate who has autism an internship with the magazine Baseball America, which led to a position in the front office with the Philadelphia Phillies.

“That hit home because my dream in college was to be a general manager for Major League Baseball,” Kineavy said. “At 22 years old, I didn’t have a Let’s Be Frank. I had my dad and my uncle who were my advocates.”

His dad, Frank Kineavy Sr., is still in awe of Frankie’s drive.

“There’s a lot of things he can’t do that we can do, but there a few major things that he can do that I know I can’t do,” Frank Sr. said. “He has the ability to change people’s lives.”

That was Frankie’s pitch in Thursday’s speech.

It's not about the paycheck

To grow Let’s Be Frank, Kineavy needs two things: candidates for employment and corporate partners. He reached out to Philadelphia city officials, which led to Thursday’s meeting with Special Olympics administrators and other area advocacy leaders.

In a seven-minute speech, which was voiced by an automated reader, he laid out his vision to “build a bridge” between college grads with disabilities and businesses that want to do more than check a hiring box.

“Our goal is to build a bench of candidates so we can help them pursue careers they’re excited about,” he said in the speech. “Because the truth is, people with disabilities just want to have normal adult lives.”

It’s not just about earning a paycheck. It’s about fulfillment.

“Yes, people with disabilities can serve as inspiration, and should share their stories with other people, but we have career goals and things we want to achieve, just like everybody else,” Kineavy said. “You can see this at every Special Olympics site — people with disabilities capable of achieving way more than the limits society puts on us.

“Your athletes have shown their ability to raise the bar of expectations put on them athletically. Now it’s up to people, like the great people who make up this group, to give us a chance to set the bar on what corporate America should expect from us professionally.”

After the speech, Kineavy took questions from the group. He did so with the help of Andrew Schwaeber, a “scribe” who interprets and voices Kineavy’s rapid-fire finger-points at the letter board on his wheelchair.

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Afterward, Kineavy was asked how he thought the presentation went.

“Very encouraged with the feedback,” he said. “Most meetings end with a pat on the back and very little action.”

His point is clear: We can do better.

Jerry Carino is community columnist for the Asbury Park Press, focusing on the Jersey Shore’s interesting people, inspiring stories and pressing issues. Contact him at [email protected].

Companies lure hourly workers with college tuition perks

By Dee-Ann Durbin and Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated PressNEW YORK — When Daniella Malave started working for Chipotle at 17, the main benefit she was seeking was free food. As it turned out, she also got a free college education.While working full time for the chain, Malave completed two years of community college with annual stipends of $5,250 from Chipotle. After that, she enrolled in the company’s free online college program, through which she earned a bachelor’s degree in business m...

By Dee-Ann Durbin and Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press

NEW YORK — When Daniella Malave started working for Chipotle at 17, the main benefit she was seeking was free food. As it turned out, she also got a free college education.

While working full time for the chain, Malave completed two years of community college with annual stipends of $5,250 from Chipotle. After that, she enrolled in the company’s free online college program, through which she earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Wilmington University in 2020.

“I didn’t have to pay for my education,” said Malave, 24, who now works as a recruiting analyst for Chipotle in New Jersey. “Every time I say it out loud, I’m like, ‘Is this real?'”

Chipotle is one of more than a dozen companies that have launched free or almost-free college programs for their front-line workers over the last decade. Since 2021 alone, Walmart, Amazon, Target, Macy’s, Citi and Lowe’s have made free college available to more than 3 million U.S. workers.

Companies see the programs as a way to recruit and retain workers in a tight labor market or train them for management positions. For hourly employees, the programs remove the financial barriers of obtaining a degree.

Thousands of people are now taking advantage of the benefits. Starbucks, which operates an online college program through Arizona State University, says 22,000 workers are currently enrolled in its program. Guild Education, which administers programs for Walmart, Hilton, Disney and others and offers online programs at more than 140 schools, says it worked with 130,000 students over the last year.

But some critics question whether the programs are papering over deeper problems, like pay so low that workers can’t afford college without them or hours so erratic that it’s too hard to go to school in person.

“I do think they are providing these programs to skirt around the issue of just paying people more, giving people more certainty, improving their quality of life,” said Stephanie Hall, a senior fellow at The Century Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank.

Hall said a lack of data also makes it difficult to judge the programs’ effectiveness. Chipotle, Walmart, Amazon and Starbucks, for example, don’t share graduation rates, in part because they’re hard to calculate because students often take a semester off or take more than four years to earn a degree. Rachel Carlson, CEO for Guild Education, which also doesn’t reveal graduation rates, says the more relevant data is whether college classes help employees get promotions or wage increases.

Others question the quality of the online programs and whether students’ degrees will be marketable or help them pursue other careers, especially since many companies limit what employees can study. Discover only fully funds 18 bachelor’s degrees at eight universities through Guild, for example.

“My sense is that most of these programs are hoping that employees would stay with the company,” said Katharine Meyer, a fellow in the governance studies program for the Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution.

Amazon for its part touts college programs that offer opportunities outside the company, like nursing. But Walmart pared down the number of programs it offers to 60 from 100 because it wanted to focus on skills that would align with careers at the company.

More than 89,000 workers have participated in Walmart’s college program and more than 15,000 have graduated, said Lorraine Stomski, Walmart’s senior vice president of associate learning and leadership.

Tanner Humphreys is one of them. He started working at Walmart in 2016, bouncing around hourly jobs as he tried to accommodate his in-person class schedule at Idaho State University. But under the company’s online program, which it launched with Guild in 2018, he transferred his credits to Southern New Hampshire University and graduated in February with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. At 27, he now works at Walmart’s headquarters for its cybersecurity team as a salaried employee.

“I was working paycheck to paycheck, living with a whole bunch of friends to pay my rent and stuff,” he said. “The change from an hourly to salary is truly life-changing.”

Companies paying for college or graduate school isn’t new. But for decades, the benefit was mostly offered to salaried professionals. In many cases, workers were required to spend thousands of dollars for tuition up front and then get reimbursed by their company.

Starbucks’ program, which launched in 2014, was initially a tuition-reimbursement program, but in 2021, it began covering tuition costs upfront. Now, 85% of the company’s stores have at least one employee in the program, which will celebrate its 10,000th graduate in December.

Carlson said companies see an average return of $2 to $3 for every dollar they put into education because it saves recruitment and retention costs. Walmart said participants leave the company at a rate four times lower than non-participants and are twice as likely to be promoted.

“If I know it’s going to cost me $7,000 to have my cashier not show up tomorrow, I would rather spend our average of our partners today — $3,000 to $5000 — paying for her to go to college,” Carlson said.

Companies say the programs also give opportunities to minorities. Macy’s, which started its program with Guild earlier this year, said that half of the women enrolling are women of color.

Some companies, like Chipotle and JPMorgan Chase, offer online programs through Guild as well as stipends students can put toward in-person learning at local institutions. Amazon’s college programs offer a mixture of online and in-person learning at local community colleges or universities.

Hall said she would like to see more companies offer that kind of flexibility, since online learning isn’t ideal for everyone.

Zachary Hecker, 26, a Starbucks employee in New Braunfels, Texas, began working toward his bachelor’s in electrical engineering last summer through the company’s college program.

Hecker appreciates the free tuition, but he often wishes he could attend classes in person or have more choices beyond Arizona State. His classes are challenging, he said, and professors aren’t always able to meet and offer guidance.

But Carlson said online classes are ideal for the average Guild enrollee, who is a 33-year-old woman with children. Carlson said students in its programs often lack consistent access to a car and need to be able to study anytime, like after kids are in bed.

The chance to earn a free degree can be life-changing. Angela Batista was 16 and homeless when she started working for a Starbucks in New York.

“College was never in my dream,” Batista said, now 38. “I didn’t even have the audacity to fantasize about it.”

This December, she will graduate from Arizona State University with a degree in organizational leadership paid for by Starbucks. And now her son, who also works at Starbucks, is starting work toward his own degree.

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NJ beach weather and waves: Jersey Shore Report for Thu 9/15

Advisories--None at this time.At the ShoreCurrent conditions and forecast as of Thu morningRip Current RiskLowWaves1 - 3 feetWindsFrom the North10 - 18 mph (Gust 23 mph)8 - 16 knots (Gust 20 knots)Ocean Temperature75° - 84°(Normal 70° - 73°)Air Temperature73° - 76°Sunrise/Sunset6:37am - 7:08pm...


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At the Shore

Current conditions and forecast as of Thu morning

Rip Current RiskLow
Waves1 - 3 feet
WindsFrom the North10 - 18 mph (Gust 23 mph)8 - 16 knots (Gust 20 knots)
Ocean Temperature75° - 84°(Normal 70° - 73°)
Air Temperature73° - 76°
Sunrise/Sunset6:37am - 7:08pm
UV Index6 (High)

Tide Times

SANDY HOOKSandy Hook BayLowThu 5:46aHighThu 12:13pLowThu 6:34pHighFri 12:41a
LONG BRANCHAtlantic OceanLowThu 5:10aHighThu 11:47aLowThu 5:58pHighFri 12:15a
MANASQUAN INLETAtlantic OceanLowThu 5:22aHighThu 12:01pLowThu 6:10pHighFri 12:29a
SEASIDE HEIGHTSAtlantic OceanLowThu 5:14aHighThu 11:43aLowThu 6:02pHighFri 12:11a
SEASIDE PARKBarnegat BayLowThu 9:51aHighThu 3:53pLowThu 10:39pHighFri 4:21a
BARNEGAT INLETBarnegat BayLowThu 5:52aHighThu 12:08pLowThu 6:44pHighFri 12:35a
MANAHAWKIN BRIDGEManahawkin BayLowThu 9:25aHighThu 3:00pLowThu 10:13pHighFri 3:28a
LITTLE EGG INLETGreat BayLowThu 6:18aHighThu 12:48pLowThu 7:07pHighFri 1:09a
ATLANTIC CITYAtlantic OceanLowThu 5:27aHighThu 11:45aLowThu 6:17pHighFri 12:09a
OCEAN DRIVE BRIDGETownsends InletLowThu 5:43aHighThu 12:10pLowThu 6:35pHighFri 12:28a
WILDWOOD CRESTAtlantic OceanLowThu 5:26aHighThu 11:51aLowThu 6:14pHighFri 12:13a
CAPE MAYDelaware BayLowThu 6:27aHighThu 12:54pLowThu 7:11pHighFri 1:20a

Marine Forecast

From the National Weather Service, Mt. Holly

REST OF TONIGHT: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Light swells.

THU: N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Light swells.

THU NIGHT: N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Light swells.

FRI: N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Light swells.

FRI NIGHT: S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Light swells.

SAT: SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Light swells, becoming E around 2 ft at 5 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. E swell around 2 ft at 5 seconds in the evening.

SUN: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

MON: SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon and evening, then diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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The Sunflow Beach Chair Gets National Attention On ABC's Shark Tank

What is the Sunflow beach chair? How much does it cost? What is so special about it? Let's find out:

Gallery Credit: Nicole Murray

According to their website, "The SUNFLOW Chair is compact, comfortable, easy-to-carry, and expertly engineered for lounging, napping, reading and forgetting anything exists except your tan lines."

The Accessories

You can also get attaching accessories: sun shade, drink holder (fits all size drinks) and a dry bag for your valuables.

According to Greg & Leslie, the time spent with the Sharks was actually quite pleasant. They were friendly and engaged!

Color Choices

The materials used for the sun shade offer protection from the sun if you can't handle the rays for hours at a time.

Daniel Lubetzky, executive chairman of KIND, returns to the Tank and is closely analyzing one of the Sunflow beach chairs on display.

Greg & Leslie revealed they are working on a pillow accessory for the chair since napping on beaches is common.

They will also be looking into pop up shops - hopefully at the Jersey Shore - where their merchandise will be temporarily on sale.

The $1 Million Deal

Kevin O’Leary hugs Greg & Leslie after agreeing to invest $1,000,000 in Sunflow!

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Cliffwood Beach: New Jersey's lost and forgotten resort destination

Before being devastated by a hurricane in 1960, Cliffwood Beach, NJ was a hot vacation spot that drew comparisons to Brooklyn's Coney Island.

Up until the end of the summer in 1960, the area included a boardwalk with amusements, saltwater swimming pool, and sports recreation area.

Cliffwood Beach was a favorite for people of all ages in the tri-state area, as its location along the Raritan Bay required a shorter driving distance than other resort towns like Asbury Park and Atlantic City.

At night, of-age visitors let loose at a popular restaurant, cocktail bar and lounge called The Cat 'n Fiddle.

For decades people flocked to the Raritan Bay Shore destination, but it all came to a screeching halt on Sept. 12, 1960. That was the day Hurricane Donna crossed into New Jersey.

The National Hurricane Center calls Donna one of the all-time great hurricanes. The storm would alter the photogenic coast forever

Damage to Cliffwood Beach surpassed $150,000, and its resort industry couldn't recover.

Efforts have been made to revitalize the waterfront, but the vacation retreat was never to be heard from again.


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