Neptune Recognizes Patriotism Week

Patriotism Week (Sept. 10-16) was recognized with a special proclamation by the Neptune Township Committee this week. “During this event, we urge all citizens to join with the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in expressing gratitude for the privilege of American Citizenship with appropriate celebrations and observances,” read the proclamation, signed by Mayor Nicholas […]

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Bradley Beach Delays Ban on Plastic Bags

By PETE WALTON Bradley Beach will delay its ban on carryout plastic bags in the borough until Jan. 1. Pushing back the implementation from Oct. 1 will allow the borough more time to explore the provision of reusable bags, possibly in cooperation with businesses. By a 5-0 vote on July 24, the Borough Council prohibited the distribution of most […]

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Stroll Back in Time Dinner in Bradley Beach

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Bradley Beach Historical Society is holding its first annual Stroll Back in Time Dinner on Sun., Oct. 14. Participants, who will be wearing attire from the 1930s, ‘40s and ’50s, are asked to meet at the 4th Avenue Gazebo at the beachfront at 4 p.m. for photos and a stroll by the sea. […]

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Oysterfest a Success Despite Rain

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Oystefest in Asbury Park, in it’s 11th year, was a success despite the fact that rainy weather interfered causing organizers to shut it down on Sunday. Friday night and Saturday, however, were so successful they more than made up for the shutdown. According to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sylvia Sylvia-Cioffi the event […]

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Asbury Park Election Only Attracts 3 Candidates

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Nov. 6 election in Asbury Park features only three candidates, the least number anyone can recall in the last 50 years. Mayor John Moor is running unopposed for his second term as mayor. City Councilman Jesse Kendle is seeking his second term on the council and is being challenged by Felicia Simmons, […]

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Bradley Beach Historical Society Regroups

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI With summer becoming a distant memory with each passing day it’s time to take a trip back in time with the Bradley Beach Historical Society’s Rock ’n Remember Porch Tour. The tour, a fundraiser and membership drive, is Sat., Sept. 15 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and will include three porches: 312 […]

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Punk Rock Flea Market in Asbury Park

The fall Punk Rock Flea Market is scheduled to take place  Sun., Oct. 7 in Convention Hall, Asbury Park. Admission is $10 before 11 a.m. and $5 after. The event which is held three times a year – spring, fall and holiday season, incorporates over 125 curated vendors of vinyl, music instruments, vintage clothing, handmade jewelry, artwork, housewares and […]

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