The Undead Returning to Asbury Park

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Zombies are once again heading for Asbury Park Sat., Oct. 6 as the now famous walk enters its second decade. In its first decade the walk broke two records in the Guinness World Record book for largest gathering of zombies in 2010 with 4093 of the undead. In 2013 that figure […]

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Ocean Deputy Mayor Will Step Down

By DON STINE Ocean Township Deputy Mayor Robert Acerra will be stepping down from his post soon but he will not be leaving the Township Council “It’s just time to step down but I will still do what I need to do as a council member. I am not going anywhere,” he said earlier this […]

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City Receives Planning Award

Asbury Park was recognized for its work in creating Springwood Park by the New Jersey Planning Officials organization, receiving a 2018 Achievement in Planning award. Director of Planning and Redevelopment, Michele Alonso, and Springwood Park Project Manager Kirk Danielson from Suburban Consulting Engineers accepted the award at a ceremony recently in Edison. The NJPO, which […]

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Asbury Angels Inductees Named

Six prominent and influential members of Asbury Park’s music scene have been selected by the Asbury Angels Project to be honored with plaques on the city’s “Boardwalk of Fame,” intended to memorialize those who have made important contributions to the city’s musical legacy. The plaque installation ceremony, honoring the 2018 “Asbury Angels” inductees, will be […]

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Police Warn: Lock Your Vehicles

Ocean Township police are once again reminding people to lock up their vehicles when they are not using them. “We have been preaching this for years on social media, please lock your vehicles, remove the keys/fobs from the interior and don’t leave valuables in your car,” said Det. Lt. Timothy Torchia. Torchia said during the […]

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Neptune Employee Promoted to New Administrative Position

By DON STINE Neptune Township’s Historic Preservation Commission will now be more streamlined with the hiring of an administrative officer. “We hope to improve the delivery of services through the HPC by doing this,” Township Business Administrator Vito Gadaleta said. Current HPC Secretary Dawn Crozier, who is the township’s deputy tax assessor, was promoted to […]

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Coffee with Cop Planned in Neptune City

The Neptune  City Police Department is hosting Coffee with a Cop Oct. 3 at the 7-Eleven, 40 Steiner Ave. beginning at 9 a.m. The program offers opportunity for community members to meet local officers and discuss community issues Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about the department’s […]

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Thousands Arriving for Festival in Asbury Park

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI   Music will fill the air at the north end of Asbury Park this weekend as the Sea.Hear.Now festival arrives, bringing with it an estimated 20,000 people. Restaurants and bars are preparing along with area police departments. The two day festival, Sept. 29 and 30 with headliner Incubus, will be held on three stages […]

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In Bradley Beach: Swimming Ban Proposal Set Aside

By PETE WALTON Bradley Beach is scrapping plans to ban swimming at its beaches when no lifeguards are present. Managers at the joint insurance fund in which the borough participates had suggested that the municipality could take the action to reduce its legal exposure. But Borough Attorney Marguerite Schaffer said that Bradley Beach can remain […]

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