In Ocean: Hope Fund Seeks Applicants

  The Community Hope Fund of Ocean Township is once again seeking requests for proposal for its Youth Development Grant Program. Specifically, it is looking for local programs that build “Developmental Assets ” in youth.  Assets are the 40 positive experiences and personal qualities that help determine whether youth make bad or good decisions. This […]

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Raising the roof on Cookman Avenue

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Cookman Avenue corridor has been getting taller in recent years and if a new project by Carter Sackman is approved by the city the additions he is proposing to an existing building will line up with them. Sackman Enterprises has proposed adding three floors to what is known as […]

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“Radio Jersey” To Debut On AsburyMusic.com

  The legendary DJ Lee Mrowicki, formerly of the Stone Pony, has assembled a star-studded supporting staff for a new show called “Radio Jersey” which will broadcast each weekday on AsburyMusic.com and be heard around the world.  Covering everything from Sinatra to Springsteen, “Radio Jersey” will showcase the Garden State like never before. “Radio Jersey” […]

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The Center Hosting Gala Event

  It’s time once again for the annual gala hosted by The Center in Asbury Park, an organization with offers services and support for those living with HIV/AIDS. The Shake, Rattle & Roll event is scheduled for May 19 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Convention Hall. It will feature food, an open bar, live […]

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Neptune City to Paint the Town Pink

  By PETE WALTON Neptune City continues to “Paint the Town Pink” to fight breast cancer. The borough has scheduled a number of events in association with Meridian Health as a reminder to women to get annual mammograms. The month-long campaign started a bit early with an April 30 bocce tournament at Memorial Park. Next […]

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City Chamber to Offer Scholarship

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce will be awarding a scholarship for the first time this year. Executive Director Sylvia Sylvia-Cioffi said the scholarship will be named the Roy Wertz Memorial Scholarship after the former president of the chamber who died in September. “This way it will keep Roy’s memory […]

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The Stars Were Out for City Music Festival

  By ELLEN CARROLL As the Upstage Jam began at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park Fri., April 21 Dorothy Hinchcliff Goodrich of Ocean Township turned to her friend and said,“Who’s that next to Little Steven?” Her friend said it was Marc Ribler. “No, on other other side,” Hinchcliff Goodrich said. “It’s Bruce Springsteen.” And […]

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