3-Day Greek Festival Opens in Ocean

  OCEAN TOWNSHIP – Saint George Greek Orthodox Church in Ocean Township is sponsoring a Greek Festival from Fri., June 28 to Sun., June 30 with Greek food, games, music and rides. The festival will be held at the church site at 1033 West Park Ave., Ocean Township. Admission is $2. The church is celebrating […]

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Adopt-A-Pet

Thor is a handsome, happy 1 ½-yr-old brindle who seems to be housebroken, loves people, and loves a good adventure. His silly personality blossoms with the littlest bit of attention. He has quickly made friends with his perpetual smile, joyful disposition and great personality. Thor is always be up for cuddles, learning new tricks, & […]

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City Police Chief to Retire

  By DON STINE ASBURY PARK – Asbury Park Police Chief Mark Kinmon will officially retire from his job beginning Jan. 1, 2014 but he will be using up accumulated sick and vacation time beginning Oct. 1. “After 26 years in this business it’s time to move on and do something else. I am going […]

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City Voters Most Likely Going Back to the Polls

  ASBURY PARK – Asbury Park’s Charter Study Commission is in the driver’s seat as far as any upcoming changes to the city’s form of government and whatever it recommends will have to be presented to voters, most likely in November. And while Asbury Park just went through a grueling City Council election where 22 […]

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Ocean School Buses to Display Advertising

  OCEAN TOWNSHIP – School buses in Ocean Township will not only be carrying students this fall but they will also be promoting local businesses as well. The district has approved a program to place commercial advertising on its school buses. School Board President Sean Moore said the move to put advertising on the buses […]

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NIGHT OUT photo gallery

  Enjoying a Night Out in ASBURY PARK and LOCH ARBOUR…click on any image below for a caption or to start a slideshow. Pictured above at the Beach Bar at Convention Hall in Asbury Park Sat., June 8 are Dace Middleton, Wall Township; Kaitlin Isasky, Pittsburgh; Ryan Tariff, Ocean Grove; Kyle Middleton, Wall Township; Walter […]

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It’s True: The Bridge is Slower than Usual

  By MARY WALTON It’s not your imagination, people. The venerable old Shark River Bridge on Ocean Avenue between Avon and Belmar has been more than three times slower than usual for the past couple weeks. As the buzzer sounds, red lights flash on, and cars and pedestrians clump behind the lowered crossing gates, the […]

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