City Board Denies 17-Unit Project

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Plans for a four-story, 17-unit residential property on the 300 block of First Avenue in Asbury Park were denied unanimously by the Board of Adjustment this week. The applicant, who was asking for use and bulk variances,  began the process one year ago testifying before the board four times including three […]

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Wesley Lake Cleanup Oct. 19

A Wesley Lake Cleanup is scheduled for Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to noon. Those participating are asked to meet at the footbridge across from the Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten on Lake Avenue, Asbury Park. The cleanup will focus on the city’s Cookman Avenue business district and raise awareness about discarded cigarette butts and the […]

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Honoring a Coach

Members of the Asbury Park School District Board of Education and administration joined the family of William “Butch” Bruno on Oct. 4 during the official dedication ceremony for unveiling of the plaque honoring the stadium’s namesake.  Bruno, an NJSIAA Hall of Fame Inductee, is credited with being the only athlete in Asbury Park sports history […]

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Man Faces Charges After Tinton Falls Standoff

A 38-year-old man surrendered Oct. 3 after a five-and-a-half-hour standoff with police in Tinton Falls. The man barricaded himself inside his former residence, causing damage, and refused to vacate, prompting a response for the Monmouth County Emergency Response Team, said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Steven Greene, 38, formerly of 58 Society Hill Way […]

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McGillicuddy’s Closes

McGillicuddy’s Tap House in Loch Arbour has closed. A new restaurant is scheduled to open soon. The restaurant has had many personalities over the years from Bob Davis restaurant, to the short-lived The swamp and then later Parkhill’s and The Lake House.

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Law Enforcement Seeks Public’s Help in Finding Missing Woman

Law enforcement officials are asking the public to come forward with any information that may assist them in finding an Ocean Township woman who went missing on Sept. 12, said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Despite the tireless efforts of the investigative team and numerous supporting agencies, the whereabouts of Jacquelin Terrulli remain a […]

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