Tinton Falls Welcomes New Mayor

  By JOSEPH SAPIA As the calendar turned from 2013 to 2014, Gerald Turning went from Tinton Falls’ highest appointed government official, the administrator, to its highest elected official, the mayor. Borough Clerk Maureen Murphy administered the oath of office to Turning on New Year’s Day as his wife, Barbara, held the bible. Officers for […]

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Snow’s Coming: Put on the Soup

  By DON STINE Area residents were prepping this week for snow, high winds, near blizzard conditions, and now they need to brace for what will probably some of the coldest weather in 10 years. An arctic air mass moving into the region is expected to send temperatures plummeting Jan. 3 with temperatures expected to […]

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The Coaster Takes A Holiday

  The Coaster will not be published next week, Thurs. Dec. 26, 2013 due to the Christmas holiday. Our office will close Fri. Dec. 19 for the holiday and reopen Mon., Dec. 30. The next issue of The Coaster, your community newspaper, will be published Friday., Jan. 3.

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A Christmas Song for the Shore by 2 Jersey Guys

  By JOSEPH SAPIA Weeks ago, the seasonal bombardment of Christmas music started. But here is a song arguably worth listening to. It has Asbury Park-area flavor, “Christmas on the Jersey Shore,” written in 2011 by Neptune’s Ray Dahrouge and performed by Dahrouge and his group, the Darchaes. The Darchaes on the song are originals […]

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