Out and About in Belmar

 

Pictured at Selective Seconds in Belmar were Eleanor McMahon, Tinton Falls; Kathy Alexander, Neptune City; Rachael Ray, Belmar and Fiona Brown, Wall Township.

Pictured at Selective Seconds in Belmar were Eleanor McMahon, Tinton Falls; Kathy Alexander, Neptune City; Rachael Ray, Belmar and Fiona Brown, Wall Township.

At Nostalgic Nonsense, vintage clothing store in Belmar, were Caitlin Stansbury and Ken and Pat Tecza.

At Nostalgic Nonsense, vintage clothing store in Belmar, were Caitlin Stansbury and Ken and Pat Tecza.

Got leaves? Taylor Hardware on Main Street in Belmar has the solution to a variety of home needs. Pictured at the store are Steve Frye, manager; Jake Connor and Joe Connor, owner.

Got leaves? Taylor Hardware on Main Street in Belmar has the solution to a variety of home needs. Pictured at the store are Steve Frye, manager; Jake Connor and Joe Connor, owner.

At Mimi’s Salon in Lake Como Emily Kilgore tended to Allie Villa. Also pictured were Michelle Gonrolez and Jen Regan.

At Mimi’s Salon in Lake Como Emily Kilgore tended to Allie Villa. Also pictured were Michelle Gonrolez and Jen Regan.

New Neptune Police Officer

  Casey Crawford of Neptune was sworn in as a police officer at a Neptune Township Committee meeting. He began his career with Neptune Township Police Department as a communications officer and SLEO II. He has his Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice and is currently working on his bachelors degree. His parents held the Bible […]

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Mary’s Place Breaks Ground in Ocean Grove

  By RICHARD VIRGILIO Mary’s Place volunteers, guests and supporters gathered Wed., Nov. 5, along with its founders, to celebrate the groundbreaking for the organization’s new larger facility on Main Avenue in Ocean Grove. “Everyone who has embraced Mary’s Place should feel proud today,” said Michele Gannon, co-founder. “Our mission has officially grown its wings. […]

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Middlebrook Cinemas Close

  By ED SALVAS The Middlebrook Galleria Cinemas in Ocean Township are closed, but the 10-screen theater complex at Middlebrook Plaza could be back in business as early as this weekend. The theaters, operated by Connecticut-based Bow Tie Cinemas, closed following the last show on Sunday October 26, according to Robert Silverstein whose family owns […]

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In Neptune City: Veteran Incumbents Lose

  By ELLEN CARROLL Two veteran GOP members of the Neptune City Borough Council were defeated at the polls this week in a municipality which has not seen a Democrat elected to office in more than 20 years. GOP Councilwomen Barbara Shafer, who has served for 22 years, and Susan Mitchell, who has served for […]

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Asbury Together Ticket Sweeps Election

  By DON STINE The four-candidate Asbury Together City Council team (pictured above) , which included City Councilman John Moor at the top of the ticket running for mayor, easily swept the election this week for five seats in Asbury Park. The election was the first time residents directly elected a city mayor. Moor easily defeated […]

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Asbury Together Team Challenging 300 Ballots

  Above – The Asbury Together ticket from their Facebook page. The Asbury Together team has submitted over 300 challenge forms to Vote By Mail (VBM) applications that team members believe have been filled out improperly by campaign workers acting as “assistors” and “messengers” to voters. In a statement released by the team, which includes […]

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Who is your favorite monster?

 

This Halloween, The Coaster asked Shore residents “Who is your favorite monster?” And here are their replies…

Terry Walsh, Ocean Grove - That’s a hard one. I love them all. Halloween was my favorite holiday. I used to decorate my garage into an elaborate Halloween scene. I had all the monsters. I liked Godzilla. He was one of my favorites. But I loved them all.

Terry Walsh, Ocean Grove – That’s a hard one. I love them all. Halloween was my favorite holiday. I used to decorate my garage into an elaborate Halloween scene. I had all the monsters. I liked Godzilla. He was one of my favorites. But I loved them all.

Mike Davenport & Mick Hale, Ocean Grove - Mike: My favorite monster is Godzilla, because he’s the biggest. Occasionally he’s the good guy. Mick: I have to go with Frankenberry. He’s like a take-off on Frankenstein, but he’s a cereal. He’s pink, and I love strawberries.

Mike Davenport & Mick Hale, Ocean Grove – Mike: My favorite monster is Godzilla, because he’s the biggest. Occasionally he’s the good guy. Mick: I have to go with Frankenberry. He’s like a take-off on Frankenstein, but he’s a cereal. He’s pink, and I love strawberries.

Bob Guido, Rivers Edge Restaurant - I like King Kong. He was a guy you could relate to. He was a gentle giant. They tied him up and took has gal away from him. What did you expect him to do? He busted loose and raised hell.

Bob Guido, Rivers Edge Restaurant – I like King Kong. He was a guy you could relate to. He was a gentle giant. They tied him up and took has gal away from him. What did you expect him to do? He busted loose and raised hell.

Carl Incles, Neptune - Michael Meyers from Halloween, the movie. Sometimes I dress up as him for Halloween. Everybody either loves him or hates him. He’s scary.

Carl Incles, Neptune – Michael Meyers from Halloween, the movie. Sometimes I dress up as him for Halloween. Everybody either loves him or hates him. He’s scary.

Sally Neal & Neala Mandel, Ocean Grove - Sally: I like the Cookie Monster because I like chocolate chip cookies. Frankenstein would be ok. I watched him as a kid. Neala: I like Frankenfurter from the Rocky Horror Picture Show. I saw the play at Revision Theater in Asbury. It was excellent. They were very talented.

Sally Neal & Neala Mandel, Ocean Grove – Sally: I like the Cookie Monster because I like chocolate chip cookies. Frankenstein would be ok. I watched him as a kid. Neala: I like Frankenfurter from the Rocky Horror Picture Show. I saw the play at Revision Theater in Asbury. It was excellent. They were very talented.

John & Barbara Merten w/Brenna & Jean, Ocean Grove - Both the kids like the Loch Ness Monster. It can swim. It’s a water monster. They’re looking forward to seeing it. John: The Jersey Devil. Something like Big Foot, but local. And there’s a really, really small chance he’s for real.

John & Barbara Merten w/Brenna & Jean, Ocean Grove – Both the kids like the Loch Ness Monster. It can swim. It’s a water monster. They’re looking forward to seeing it. John: The Jersey Devil. Something like Big Foot, but local. And there’s a really, really small chance he’s for real.

Jack & Doe Miskell, Bradley Beach - We both say Frankenstein. He’s a classic. Doe went out with a guy that looked like Frankenstein, once.

Jack & Doe Miskell, Bradley Beach – We both say Frankenstein. He’s a classic. Doe went out with a guy that looked like Frankenstein, once.

Irene Amspacher, Tinton Falls & Lorran Morgan, Belmar - Irene: The monster from Beauty and the Beast. I like him. Freddie Krueger scares me. He was a monster to me. Lorran: I like Hell Boy, he’s like a monster; a super hero. As for scary, Dracula. He always scares me.

Irene Amspacher, Tinton Falls & Lorran Morgan, Belmar – Irene: The monster from Beauty and the Beast. I like him. Freddie Krueger scares me. He was a monster to me. Lorran: I like Hell Boy, he’s like a monster; a super hero. As for scary, Dracula. He always scares me.

Debbie Bozard & Kathie Morrisy, Beach House - Debbie: I’ll go with the Wolfman. I feel bad for him. I always did as a kid. He was cursed. He wanted to love somebody, but the full moon got in the way. I just felt sorry for him. Kathie: I’d say Dracula for the same reason. He needed blood. It wasn’t his fault. And the Hunchback. We both felt sorry for him.

Debbie Bozard & Kathie Morrisy, Beach House – Debbie: I’ll go with the Wolfman. I feel bad for him. I always did as a kid. He was cursed. He wanted to love somebody, but the full moon got in the way. I just felt sorry for him. Kathie: I’d say Dracula for the same reason. He needed blood. It wasn’t his fault. And the Hunchback. We both felt sorry for him.

Briella Nalasco, Palmyra’s Hair - Sully, from Monsters, Inc. It’s a Disney movie. He’s a  nice monster. He’s emotional. His job is to scare kids, but he can’t do it. He’d rather protect the kids than scare them.

Briella Nalasco, Palmyra’s Hair – Sully, from Monsters, Inc. It’s a Disney movie. He’s a nice monster. He’s emotional. His job is to scare kids, but he can’t do it. He’d rather protect the kids than scare them.

Steve Schiavo, Hazlet - The Tazmanian Devil. He’s kind of wacky. You say something and he spins out of control, if I remember my cartoons right. I think he’s on a Geico commercial, now.

Steve Schiavo, Hazlet – The Tazmanian Devil. He’s kind of wacky. You say something and he spins out of control, if I remember my cartoons right. I think he’s on a Geico commercial, now.

Nicole Strafaci, Ocean Grove - I don’t like scary monsters, but I have a Yeti hat. So, I like monsters if they are cute. I liked Casper the friendly ghost. I like ghosts, but they have to be good ghosts. Kind of like the Wizard of Oz; good witch/bad witch.

Nicole Strafaci, Ocean Grove – I don’t like scary monsters, but I have a Yeti hat. So, I like monsters if they are cute. I liked Casper the friendly ghost. I like ghosts, but they have to be good ghosts. Kind of like the Wizard of Oz; good witch/bad witch.

Arnold Teixeria, Ocean Grove - Mothra. It was a benevolent monster who went into combat with Godzilla on occasion. She was worshiped by two twin miniature princesses. She appeared first in 1961. In 1964 she battled Godzilla.

Arnold Teixeria, Ocean Grove – Mothra. It was a benevolent monster who went into combat with Godzilla on occasion. She was worshiped by two twin miniature princesses. She appeared first in 1961. In 1964 she battled Godzilla.

Bradley Beach Approves Shared Services Agreement with Asbury Park

  By MELISSA BEVERIDGE Bradley Beach has approved a shared services agreement with Asbury Park which will include beachfront maintenance, sanitary sewer line maintenance and wastewater treatment station repairs. Over the summer Bradley Beach cleaned Asbury Park’s beaches and in return, Asbury Park will offer a licensed electrician to the borough, sanitary sewer line maintenance, […]

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