Special Budget Meeting Planned

  By PETE WALTON The Bradley Beach Borough Council will hold a special meeting on April 5 to further discuss next year’s budget. The budget was introduced by a 3-1 vote at this week’s council meeting. The decision to hold the special meeting came after Councilman Randy Bonnell said he was “not comfortable” with the […]

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Ocean Grove Group Packaging 20,000 Meals

  The Mission Committee of the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Ocean Grove will be packaging 20,088 meals Sun., March 26 for the world wide Stop Hunger Now organization. The event will take place at 1 p.m. at the Youth Temple. Borja Dellcampo, Mission Committee chair said 130 volunteers will be meeting to assemble […]

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Asbury Park Students Cook Up Healthy Foods

  While healthy eating can be a challenge for kids and parents, elementary school students in Asbury Park used their creativity and culinary skills to make healthy comfort food recipes in the 2017 “Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge.” The national initiative, now in its seventh year, was created to get students thinking about making healthy food […]

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In Neptune: No Increase for Municipal Tax

  By DON STINE Neptune property owners will see no increase in their municipal purpose tax rate in 2017, which will remain steady at 78.5 cents for each $100 of assessed valuation. The total $43,611,051 budget is only slightly more than last year’s $43,453,556 total budget. The $28,490,084 tax levy, or the amount to be […]

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Storm Stella: The Storm That Wasn’t

  By JOANNE PAPAIANNI and DON STINE In Ocean Township officials were ready for Storm Stella. They had 43 trucks ready and loaded and 55 employees assigned to work. But in the long run it was not necessary. The six to 12 inches of snow, or more, predicted for the area never arrived In fact, […]

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Lobster Run in Asbury Park

  Looking for a great way to cap spring break or raise your spirits for Easter? Maybe you’re just looking for something to whet your appetite for Earth Day or a sumptuous brunch with the family. You can do all of that amd help the American Littoral Society care for the coast by participating in […]

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Around Asbury Park City Hall…

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Asbury Park City Councilwoman Yvonne Clayton reported that the city won an award at a state conference in Atlantic City by the New Jersey Parks and Recreation Department for the Springwood Avenue Park which was completed last spring. Clayton also congratulated five debaters from Asbury Park High School who won […]

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In Asbury Park: Budget Has Decrease in Municipal Tax

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Asbury Park City Council approved the 2017 municipal budget with preliminary figures at last week’s meeting. The final budget figures will not be known until the city learns how much transitional aid they will be receiving. City Manager Michael Capabianco said while explaining the budget, that this should be […]

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