At the eastern end, grand houses line the banks and fishing boats parade out to sea; to the west, bald eagles soar. In between, kayakers can meander through marshes and woodlands.
Little has changed from the day when George Washington’s army fought the British in one of the largest battles of the American Revolution.
The adults don’t survive winter, but come next summer, areas affected this year could see even higher numbers of the invasive pest.
Laurie Hernandez, 21, grew up in Old Bridge and says there's nowhere in the world quite like the Garden State.