2 Teens Hospitalized in City Shooting

A double shooting in Asbury Park left two teenagers with gun shots wounds, with one critical and another with a non-life threatening injury. According to Sgt. Michael Casey, Community Relations Director, on Oct. 15 about 9 p.m. Asbury Park Police Units responded to the area of 1100 Atlantic Avenue for the report of shots fired. […]

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Main Street Work Now Scheduled for Oct. 26

Asbury Park has issued an update about the rescheduling of the ongoing roadwork on Main Street. Originally planned to begin Oct. 19 the project is now set to begin Fri. Oct. 26 when southbound lanes of Main Street/Route 71 will be closed for work from Asbury Avenue to Deal Lake Drive. Traffic in both directions […]

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Electric Car Share Introduced in Asbury Park

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Asbury Park continues its march toward initiative and innovation with the introduction this week of an electric car and car share program demonstration. Elected officials, speakers and residents had the opportunity to take a test drive of either a Chevy Bolt or two BMW models. At the opening ceremony many spoke […]

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Longtime Coaster Columnist Dies

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Coaster family has lost one if its own with the death of columnist Bob Deerin this week. Deerin died Mon., Oct. 22 at the age of 97 in Maryland at the assisted living facility where had been living for several years. Deerin wrote the popular Deerin’s Dialogue for over 30 […]

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Asbury Park Boardwalk Named Great Public Space in State

The Asbury Park Boardwalk has been named a “Great Public Space” by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association who just released their “2018 Great Places in New Jersey” designations. Launched in 2012, Great Places in New Jersey recognizes unique and exemplary downtowns, public spaces, streets and neighborhoods. The designation, given from professional […]

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Deal Lake Commission Receives Management Success Award

The Deal Lake Commission has been selected by the North American Lake Management Society as a 2018 recipient of the Lake Management Success Stories Award. The award recognizes an individual or team with notable accomplishments in lake and reservoir management efforts that demonstrate improvements in their condition or watershed management in a cost-effective manner. “Your […]

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