League Hosting Candidates Forum

The League of Women Voters is hosting a forum for the District 11 Assembly candidate on Wed., Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Board of Education Administration building, 163 Monmouth Road in Oakhurst. Incumbents, Joann Downey and Eric Houghtaling, Democrats, are seeking their third two-year term. Challengers Mike Amoroso and Matt Woolley, Republicans hope […]

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Town Talk

A new cocktail lounge called Laylow is scheduled to open on Halloween, Oct. 31 at 603 Mattison Ave., Asbury Park. The new place is in the basement below Reyla. The new business says it will promote community through creativity. ************** The Showroom  movie theater in Bradley Beach is closed for renovations and hopes to open […]

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Governor Visits Wayside School

Gov. Phil Murphy last week visited Wayside Elementary School in Ocean Township to tour a new high-quality preschool program that benefited from this year’s state funding increase of more than $68 million for early childhood education. “For the very first time, Ocean Township schools are receiving direct state aid for pre-K, allowing for an expansion […]

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New Investors Being Considered for Former Giamano’s

By PETE WALTON Two prospective investors are being vetted as possible partners in the stalled construction project at the former Giamano’s restaurant property in Bradley Beach. Mayor Gary Engelstad shared the news with residents when the Borough Council met earlier this week. Several years ago the borough approved construction in 2015 of a three-story, mixed-use […]

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