Casino Still Stands, Diminished in Size

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Casino on the Asbury Park boardwalk still remains, although a shell of its former self, and basically unchanged since the eastern part of it was demolished in 2006. Beach goers stroll through the walkway into Ocean Grove but the building is nowhere near the way it was in its glory […]

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British Invasion Coming to Asbury Park

By DON STINE A British musical invasion is coming to Asbury Park soon with a Beatles, Bangladesh and Beyond concert scheduled for Feb. 23 and a tribute to The Who being held on March 1. The “Beatles, Bangladesh and Beyond” concert is a celebration of the transcendent musical life of Beatle George Harrison. It will […]

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Knights of Columbus Events

The Knights of Columbus, Council No. 816, Mary Queen of the Knights, Neptune City is holding two upcoming events. On Sat., Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. they KOC is hosting an Italian Buffet Night featuring Antonio’s Gourmet. The buffet include garden salad, dinner rolls, baked ziti, stuffed shells, eggplant rollatiini, chicken marsala, chicken parmigiana, tortellini […]

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Asbury Park Rotary Named Parade Grand Marshal

On Sun., March 10 Asbury Park will host its 6th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and with parade day almost here, the committee is putting the finishing touches on this spectacular event. The Rotary Club of Asbury Park will be the official Grand Marshal of this year’s Asbury Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The Rotary […]

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Neptune City Makes Appointments

New administrator, attorney, engineer hired By PETE WALTON Bryan A. Russell of Oceanport is the new borough administrator of Neptune City. The 2003 graduate of Monmouth University was appointed to the post at a special Borough Council meeting on Jan. 31. The council’s four Democrats voted in favor of the appointment. Republican Andrew Wardell abstained […]

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Assistant City Manager Search is On

Asbury Park is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of assistant city manager. For the last few years Fire Chief Kevin Keddy has served as the assistant city manager. When he was appointed the City Council noted at that time it would be temporary. The assistant city manager serves under the direction of the […]

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Asbury Park Police Ask Residents, Businesses to Partner in Crime Solving

Asbury Park Police Chief David Kelso is asking residents and business owners with surveillance cameras installed to help solve city crime. “The Asbury Park Police Department is committed to utilizing every possible resource to protect our citizens and their property,” Kelso said. The chief said the department has launched a collaborative program and are asking […]

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