Service Planned for Historian

A Service of the Celebration of Life for Wayne T. ‘Ted’ Bell Jr. of Ocean Grove will be held Sat., Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Ocean Grove, followed by coffee and light refreshments. In place of flowers, contributions can be made to one of the following: the Founders […]

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Neptune Search Warrant Nets Drugs, Cash

On Oct. 2 after a one month narcotic distribution investigation, the Neptune Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on the 400 Block of Fisher Ave. Arrested during the warrant was resident Patrick Thompson, 54. Seized during the investigation was less than half an ounce of Heroin and $316 in […]

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Area’s First Electric Car Charging Stations

By ED SALVAS Asbury Park drives into the future with the area’s first Electric Car charging stations. Mayor John Moor, members of the City Council and others were on hand last week for the ribbon-cutting at the first EV charging stations on Mattison Avenue between Main and Bond Streets. The Mattison Ave. stations, called mobility […]

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24 Residential Units Proposed for Abandoned Building in Asbury Park

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI A major site plan, which includes 24 residential units, was introduced at this week’s Asbury Park Planning Board meeting. Developer Fuller H. “Trip” Brooks presented his plans to demolish a “boarded up” building at 213-215 First Ave. and construct a new four-story building with 24 condominiums. The plans also call for […]

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In Bradley Beach: Curbside Plastic Film Recycling Program to Begin in November

By PETE WALTON S.C. Johnson & Son Inc., the international consumer products giant, is shining its worldwide public relations spotlight on Bradley Beach this week. The borough and the Wisconsin-based company officially announced New Jersey’s first pilot program for curbside plastic film recycling. Bradley Beach residents will be able to recycle their clean plastic bags, […]

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A Work of Art That Works

By DON STINE Whether fair or foul, one Asbury Park couple always knows which way the wind is blowing. The couple, Celia Morrissette and Keith Johnson, own a house a 614 Sixth Ave. and have a unique copper weathervane on top of their carriage house on the Bangs Avenue side of the property. “It was […]

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