Reeve Foundation Donates Adaptive Beach Chairs

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation is hosting an event to celebrate its accessibility initiative partnership with Asbury Park. The event is scheduled for Thur., Aug. 16 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten, 527 Lake Ave. The Reeve Foundation was started by actor Christopher […]

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City Citizens Patrol Seeks Members

  The Asbury Park Citizens on Patrol will begin a 10-week training program beginning September 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. and the following nine subsequent Thursdays. For all persons interested, there will be an open house August 23 from 6 to 8 p.m  in City Council Chambers. Members of the public are invited to […]

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Toxic Algea Bloom in Deal Lake

  A toxic algae bloom in Deal Lake, the largest lake in Monmouth County, has county public health officials issuing an advisory warning residents and their pets not to eat fish caught in the lake or enter the water. Water sampling last week tested unsafe bacteria levels in the water, resulting in a blue-green scum […]

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Pool Party Benefit for The Center

  On Sun., Aug. 5 the Hotel Tides in Asbury Park will host a pool party benefit for The Center in Asbury Park. The Center is a volunteer based New Jersey not-for-profit service organization, providing support services for people living with HIV/AIDS and their caregivers.   Their services include housing and nutrition programs, referral services and more. The […]

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Asbury Park Swears in Special Police Officer

  The Asbury Park Police Department swore in a new Class 1 Special Law Enforcement officer, city native Johnson Pierre. Public Communications Director Sergeant Michael Casey said Pierre, 18, just graduated from Asbury Park High School in June. While in high school, one of Pierre’s elective courses was a Law and Public Safety. This course […]

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Crane House Presents Filmed Opera

  On Thurs., July 26 at 5 p.m. the Stephen Crane House in Asbury Park will be presenting the second in its eighth summer series of filmed operas. Fifty years ago, Herbert Von Karajan presented Pietro Mascagni’s one-act opera “Cavalleria Rusticana,”  filmed in Sicily.  A half century ago, the New York Post said of the production: “Magnificently […]

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Celebrating Heritage, Culture and History at Universal African Festival

  The Universal African Festival is an annual celebration of heritage, culture and history scheduled for Sat., Aug. 4 at Springwood Park in Asbury Park. The festival provides a variety of events and family activities.  Attendees can watch and listen to an array of live musical vibes, spoken word, and other cultural performances from local and traveling […]

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