The Coaster takes a holiday…

The Coaster Takes A Holiday The last edition of The Coaster this year is this one on newsstands now. The Coaster office will close Dec. 20 for Christmas vacation. Our office will reopen Mon., Dec. 31. The first edition of the new year will be Thurs., Jan. 3. We wish everyone a joyous and safe […]

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WOMAN CHARGED IN 1992 KILLING OF 12-YEAR OLD GIRL

A woman who formerly resided in Asbury Park has been charged in the 1992 fatal shooting of a 12-year old girl. The woman, now 40 and living in Henderson, North Carolina, has been charged with Aggravated Manslaughter for the killing of Quiana Dees, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. In the early morning hours […]

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Ocean Police Captain Graduates FBI Academy

Ocean Township Police Capt.Michael Sorrentino graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy at Quantico, Virginia on Dec.14. The 274th Session of the National Academy consisted of 250 men and women from all 50 states and 23 international countries. Sorrentino is the fourth member of the police command staff that has attended the academy […]

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Officials Get Look at Planned Beach Club

By JOANNE PAPAIANNI Representatives of iStar presented plans for its beach club in Asbury Park at the recent meeting of the city’s Technical Review Committee. The club, at the north end of the city beachfront, will be constructed entirely on private property owned by iStar and will maintain existing public beach access points. It also […]

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Do you know? Santa Claus!

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI “Ho! Ho! Ho!…sorry I just had to say it,” says Santa Claus as we begin our annual profile. Santa spoke to The Coaster in his own words: “I really don’t mind doing these profiles every year, in fact I enjoy reminding everyone that the man from the North Pole loves his […]

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Rotary Club Delivers Free Dictionaries

The Asbury Park Rotary recently distributed free dictionaries to all third-graders in the club’s district, including Asbury Park Neptune, Ocean Township and Deal. For 15 years the club has been giving dictionaries to approximately 800 students in 16 schools. Some Rotary members hand-delivered the books to the students and spent time looking up words like […]

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