Tinton Falls Welcomes County’s First Indoor Rec Facility

  By JUSTIN SAUER Monmouth County now has its first indoor recreation facility. The Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, a 21,000-square-foot recreation center located on 2566 Guam Lane (off Hope Road) in Tinton Falls, was recently acquired by Monmouth County from the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA). “The Fort Monmouth Recreation Center is unlike any […]

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YMCA for Sale Again

  John McGillion, who purchased the YMCA building on Main Street in Asbury Park a little more than a year ago, has put it up for sale. McGillion, owner of Johnny Mac House of Spirits, at 208 Main St., Asbury Park said he is selling the YMCA building to focus more on three other projects […]

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Around City Hall in Asbury Park…

  Pictured above: Bamboozle in Asbury Park, in the vicinity of the North Beach condominium complex. Some residents living in the North Beach condominium complex on the northern Asbury Park beachfront feel that they have been bamboozled. Resident Ellen Muller attended last week’s City Council meeting with questions about what is happening in her neighborhood, between […]

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Bittersweet Anniversary in Shark River Hills

  By DON STINE Neptune’s Shark River Hills area was hit particularly hard during Superstorm Sandy and one year later residents are still in various stages of recovery. The storm, which hit the Jersey Shore on Oct. 29, was the second-costliest in American history, resulting in about $65 billion in damage. Large sections of the […]

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They Waited for the Midnight Hour, Then Wed

  Early Monday morning, just after the stroke of midnight, two Asbury Park gay couples tied the knot on the steps of the landmark Paramount Theatre on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, only moments after same-sex marriages became legal in New Jersey. Asbury Park Councilwoman Amy Quinn and her longtime partner and wife, Heather Jensen, […]

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