Legislators Urge Curbside Pickup at Libraries

Sen. Vin Gopal and Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey are calling for Gov. Murphy to permit curbside pickup at New Jersey public libraries in order to promote public education and expand access to resources and educational materials during the Covid-19 pandemic. “Contactless curbside pickup is a safe way for our residents to get […]

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Restaurants Ready to Open June 15

The news that New Jersey restaurants will be allowed to re-open June 15 with outdoor dining is being welcomed by owners who have been either completely closed or getting by with take out service for almost three-months. At the Headliner in Neptune co-owner Tom Sueta said  they are ready to open for outdoor dining on […]

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Thousands Attend Protest in Asbury Park

They came by the thousands to Asbury Park on Monday, not for the beaches, not for the music, or the restaurants; they came to protest the killing of Black Americans at the hands of police officers. The protest, held in front of the post office, was just one of many throughout the United States and […]

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108 Residential Units Planned for City’s Memorial Drive

A developer for 1201 Memorial Dr., Asbury Park, also known as the Braverman Building, presented plans to the City Council last week to construct 108 residential units at the site. Under the proposal the multi-story building will be demolished. Developer Douglas Development Corporation, owned by Douglas Jemal, is proposing 61 studios along with 21 one-bedroom […]

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Ocean’s Drive-In Movie a Success; More Planned

By DON STINE The drive-in show in Ocean Township went off without a hitch last week so plans to show more drive-in movies at the township’s Joe Palaia Park will continue. Walt Disney’s “The Lion King” was shown May 28. “It was great – unbelievable. It went off smoothly, without a hitch,” Mayor Christopher Siciliano […]

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Gopal Seeks Outdoor Dining Ban Lifted

Senate Majority Conference Leader Vin Gopal (D-Monmouth) has joined the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association in calling on Gov. Murphy to immediately lift the statewide prohibition on outdoor commercial dining and issue a concrete roadmap toward permitting indoor dining within the coming weeks. “I stand with all the restaurateurs today who are making their […]

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