Walk This Way in Bradley Beach

  By DENISE HERSCHEL The Bradley Beach Library is well known for it’s wide selection of books and various programs and most recently for it’s dedicated group of exercise enthusiasts who meet weekly at the library as part of its walking club. For the last several months, the Bradley Beach Library Walking Club has convened on […]

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Lobster Fest Cancelled This Year

  The popular Lobster Fest held in Bradley Beach each year has been cancelled for this year. The event, which has been operated by the Chamber of Commerce, was scheduled for June 23 to 25 at the beachfront. “It’s very unfortunate,” said Mayor Gary Engelstad. “But due to legal concerns at this time and the fact that […]

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Interfaith Neighbors Celebrating 30-Year Anniversary June 14

  Interfaith Neighbors, located in Asbury Park, is celebrating its 30th anniversary at a Decades of Dedicaton Gala on Thurs., June 14. Two Jersey Shore luminaries will be honored including Hackensack Meridian Health Co-Chief Executive Officer John K. Lloyd and Interfaith’s Founder and Executive Director Joseph J. Marmora. The fundraiser, which will support Interfaith Neighbors’ programs, […]

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Deal Lake Fishing Contest Returns

  The sixth annual Deal Lake Carp Fishing Contest sponsored by Asbury Park Fishing Club is scheduled for April 22 from 7 a.m. to noon. The contest is open to the public and free to participants. Hosted by the Asbury Park Fishing Club this popular contest awards prizes in four categories: $100 for largest carp, $50 […]

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Boston Way Construction to Begin in Asbury Park

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The “new” Boston Way Village is ready for construction to begin in Asbury Park. The former seven building complex was demolished in October. Interim Executive Director of the Asbury Park Housing Authority, Thomas Sahlin, and Chairman Gregory Hopson Sr. met at the New Jersey Housing Mortgage Finance Agency in  Trenton […]

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The Gift of Life

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Four years after receiving one of her husband’s kidneys, a Bradley Beach woman is doing well and calling the entire episode “a miracle.” Beth Williscroft, 57, was a healthy 50-year-old woman when a rare one in a million person disease, Goodpasture syndrome,(GPS) took hold and caused her kidneys to shut […]

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Students and Seniors Break Bread to Honor MLK

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Students, teachers, administrators and staff members at the Thurgood Marshall Elementary School in Asbury Park took to heart the words of Dr. Martin Luther King on his holiday this week to spend the day volunteering for an event that brought young and old together. In a Breaking Bread celebration pre […]

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City Historical Society Prepares for Art Show

  It’s a colorful addition to the sights, sounds and sensations of the famous Asbury Park boardwalk — and on Sun., Aug. 20, the outdoor art fair known as Art on the Boardwalk returns to the place that’s hosted generations of painters, poets and performers, for 12th annual edition! A fundraising presentation of the Asbury Park […]

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