Developer Withdraws Plan for Hotel

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI  Developer Patrick Fasano abruptly abandoned his plans to rehabilitate the former site of the Hotel Powhatan, located on Third Avenue in the Waterfront Redevelopment Area of Asbury Park. At the Board of Adjustment meeting this week Fredric P. Lavinthal representing his client, Master Redevelopers iStar which owns most of the property […]

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Just Another Day in Asbury Park

              Bruce Springsteen stopped in at the Wonder Bar Sunday afternoon where he watched the Giants game. He is pictured with Asbury Park resident Cindi D’Onofrio, Asbury Park (above) and (below from left) Tee Lesinksi, Barbara Lesinksi, Connie Breech, Corey Lowell and D’Onofrio, all city residents.

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Internationally Recognized Speaker at Bradley Beach Temple Oct. 12 and 13

Rabbi Benjamin Blech, an internationally recognized educator, religious leader, author and lecturer will be Scholar-in-Residence at Congregation Agudath Achim in Bradley Beach this weekend The summer may be over, but Agudath Achim’s off-season speaker series is rearing to go, kicking off with Rabbi Benjamin Blech who will be Scholar-in-Residence this coming Shabbat, Oct. 12 and […]

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They Came Saw, Heard at the Beach

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI It was an event which won accolades from those who attended along with officials who praised organizers of the Sea.Hear.Now music festival in Asbury Park, saying the two day event ran smoothly despite the 25,000 people who arrived each day. City Manager Michael Capabianco, who attended the festival described it as […]

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Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Names New Executive Director

The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association Executive Committee has unanimously agreed to hire James “Jamie” Jackson as its new executive director. Jackson was the chief operating officer of an innovative combined fitness complex and Christian congregation with a 100+ member staff in Chantilly, VA. Jackson is an effective communicator and successful program manager. His early […]

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