By DON STINE Plans to dredge the Shark River hit a dead end last week after state officials said a proposed dewatering site for dredge project was not a viable economic option. In a March 6 letter, state Sen. Jennifer Beck and Monmouth County Freeholder Thomas Arnone advised the Monmouth County Park System that […]Continue reading
By JOSPEH SAPIA Cynthia Brady, Bradley Beach’s beloved recreation director, died unexpectedly during the Tuesday-Wednesday overnight, within hours of being honored upon her retirement by the mayor and Borough Council. “From honoring her to mourning her in less than 12 hours,” said Mayor Gary Engelstad. The circumstances of her death were not immediately available. […]Continue reading
Spoiled brat or legit legal case? THE COASTER asked Shore area residents, “What do you think about the teen suing her parents?” this week – and here are their verdicts:Continue reading
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The COASTER asked the following Shore area residents, “Do you think our recent weather patterns are as a result of global warming?” this week…and here’s what they had to say:Continue reading
CLASSIFIED: The Jersey Shore Rescue Mission (Located at the corner of Memorial and Asbury Aves. in Asbury Park) will host a giant garage sale on Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th. We are seeking donated items, much like you would find at a garage sale. We have over an acre of space, indoor […]Continue reading
The very first Asbury Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade took place on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Over 3,000 folks lined the streets of the city from Ocean to Cookman Avenues to watch the parade led by Grand Marshal Bob Kaeding.
Select COASTER photos from the parade are below. Click on any image to start a slideshow.
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By JOSEPH SAPIA In this winter of endless plowable snowfalls and daily high temperatures that are quite low, the weather has been a major discussion topic. So, too, another major topic has been a result of the weather: potholes, basically caused by moisture in the pavement of roadways freezing and thawing. “This year is […]Continue reading
By DON STINE So many people turned out in Asbury Park March 4 to hear more about Rebuild by Design, a federally-funded competition seeking to design permanent solutions to minimize damage caused by future severe storms, that another presentation was added. A standing-room-only crowd packed the first 7 p.m. session in the main viewing […]Continue reading
The Coaster asked these area residents “Do you think raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour will help or hurt the economy?” this week…and hit paydirt. Sit back and watch or click through the slideshow to read the replies:Continue reading