Governor Visits Wayside School

Gov. Phil Murphy last week visited Wayside Elementary School in Ocean Township to tour a new high-quality preschool program that benefited from this year’s state funding increase of more than $68 million for early childhood education. “For the very first time, Ocean Township schools are receiving direct state aid for pre-K, allowing for an expansion […]

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New Investors Being Considered for Former Giamano’s

By PETE WALTON Two prospective investors are being vetted as possible partners in the stalled construction project at the former Giamano’s restaurant property in Bradley Beach. Mayor Gary Engelstad shared the news with residents when the Borough Council met earlier this week. Several years ago the borough approved construction in 2015 of a three-story, mixed-use […]

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3 Local Women Honored

Three local women were honored in Trenton at an Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey Evensong Celebrating Older Adults. It was sponsored by the Committee for Ministry with Older Adults on Sept. 28, the Eve of the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels, at Trinity Cathedral in Trenton. The Right Reverend William Hallock Stokes. D.D. […]

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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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