Lower Sewer Fees in Bradley Beach

By PETE WALTON The Bradley Beach Borough Council has adopted an ordinance which lowers sewer charges for property owners. The decrease helps offset a small tax increase for municipal purposes which was previously approved by the council. “The overhauling of the borough’s budgetary processes caused the tax levy to increase for fiscal year 2020, in […]

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Gold Cross Lost in Storm, Then Found

By PETE WALTON While swimming in the ocean recently off Bradley Beach, 15-year-old Nicky Schneider lost his grandmother’s chain and crucifix. Nicky and his mother Terri were devastated. Terri’s father bought the chain while on a trip to Europe for Nicky’s grandmother, who died four years ago. The next day, Tropical Storm Isaias hit. “I […]

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750 Boxes of Food Distributed to Community by Law Enforcement and Farmers

On Fri., Aug.7 local law enforcement, in conjunction with Farmers Against Hunger, held a produce giveaway event at Springwood Park in Asbury Park. During the course of the event, representatives from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, the Asbury Park Police Department, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Department, the Office of the Attorney General and the Asbury […]

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Be a Pirate for a Day in Bradley Beach

Bradley Beach Tourism announces it will host a Pirate Treasure Hunt on Aug. 15 around town and at several Bradley Beach businesses. The hunt begins at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m. There will be loot hidden throughout town as well as special pirate prizes for all participating children to be picked up at […]

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Athletics Notebook

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER Ex-Neptune High School girls basketball team scoring machine Dez Allen has transferred to Morgan State University where she will play on the Bears’ women’s team. A 5-foot-9 small forward, Allen will have one year of eligibility for this season under NCAA rules. She is a graduate transfer student from the New Jersey […]

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Schools Plan to Open in a Month

By DON STINE Both Ocean Township and Neptune have adopted plans for school reopenings in September which will feature hybrid schedules that have students in school only two days a week and be taught remotely on other days. Their plans had to be submitted to the county school officials earlier this week. Asbury Park, which […]

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Storm Rips Through Shore

By DON STINE and ELLEN CARROLL The fast-moving tropical storm which tore through the Jersey Shore Tuesday left little rain but felled trees, damaged homes and caused power outages for thousands, many still without power at press time. In Asbury Park, sections of the city lost power effecting approximately 300 residents and many large trees […]

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