Donations Sought for Liberty Park Garden Expansion

The Midtown Urban Renaissance Corporation and First Pentecostal Church, the co-sponsors of Liberty Park Community Garden in Neptune are seeking donations for the garden expansion on Monroe Avenue.   . The garden was created more than seven years ago through the support of Neptune Township’s administration, Rutgers Master Gardeners and interested volunteers. Its purpose is to […]

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Lifeguards Compete in Deal Invitational

Area lifeguards honed their skills at the fourth annual Deal Invitational Life Guard tournament, held July 31 at the Deal Beach, in the Conover Pavilion and Deal Casino bathing facilities. Women and men lifeguards from Monmouth Beach Bath and Tennis Club, Loch Arbour Village, Deal and Ocean Beach Club, Elberon competed in several events to […]

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Reeve Foundation Donates Adaptive Beach Chairs

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation is hosting an event to celebrate its accessibility initiative partnership with Asbury Park. The event is scheduled for Thur., Aug. 16 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten, 527 Lake Ave. The Reeve Foundation was started by actor Christopher […]

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City Citizens Patrol Seeks Members

  The Asbury Park Citizens on Patrol will begin a 10-week training program beginning September 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. and the following nine subsequent Thursdays. For all persons interested, there will be an open house August 23 from 6 to 8 p.m  in City Council Chambers. Members of the public are invited to […]

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Riley Park to Reopen

  By PETE WALTON After months of renovations and improvements, Riley Park in Bradley Beach will reopen to the public on Sat., Aug. 11. The borough will hold a reopening ceremony at 6:30 p.m., followed by a performance by the doo-wop band The Cameos. The federal government helped pay for the changes through a $142,000 […]

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East End Bridge Paving Aug. 15

  The East End Avenue Bridge between Neptune and Neptune City over Shark River will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wed., Aug.15 for paving. “Shortly after the pavement was installed by the contractor, County Engineers performed an inspection that found defects in the pavement surface,” said Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone, […]

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$106,500 Raised for Ocean Grove Fountain

  The Fill the Fountain fund raising campaign to restore Ocean Grove’s historic 1907 fountain in Founders Park has reached its goal of $106,500. “We are thrilled by the support from area residents,” said Ted Bell, town historian and member of the Historical Society of Ocean Grove.  “People walking through the park stop and look […]

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Multi-Million Dollar Tennis Center to Open

  The grand opening of Ocean Township’s new eight-court, indoor West Park Avenue Tennis Center is scheduled for Sun., Aug. 26. “We are very excited about opening and we are working hard every day to get ready,” PATC General Manager Sean McCarthy said. The new $3 million tennis center is located in front of the existing […]

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