Taxpayers Seeing Changes in Bills in Asbury Park

  Many Asbury Park taxpayers are seeing changes in their property taxes this year under a new property revaluation conducted last year. On the average, property taxes have increased because the properties are now more valuable, including commercial and some residential properties, City Manager Jack Kelly said earlier this week. “The most likely reason anyone’s […]

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City Seeks Change to Waterfront Agreement

  By DON STINE A game-changer in the redevelopment of Asbury Park’s waterfront may be afoot under a proposal put forward at the last City Council meeting. The council unanimously approved sending a letter to waterfront redeveloper iStar Financial requesting the company mutually agree to lot-by-lot redevelopment in the waterfront zone. “This should have happened […]

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Busy Summer Say Business Owners

  By DON STINE The Jersey Shore is up and running strong, so far, this summer, according to many local business owners. Carrie Turner, spokesperson for Asbury Park’s boardwalk redeveloper Madison Marquette, said that, so far, things have been very good at the boardwalk but she points out that boardwalk business success is very much […]

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Neptune Plans 11 Speed Bumps and Tables

  A temporary speed bump may be coming to your neighborhood soon if you live in Neptune. Township Business Administrator Vito Gadaleta said the township has purchased a number of speed bumps and speed tables that will be temporarily installed throughout the township in an attempt to slow down vehicular traffic in problem areas. “The […]

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Allenhurst Police Get $5,000 Grant

  Allenhurst Police, in cooperation with the state Division of Highway Traffic Safety, is participating in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Aug. 15 to Sept. 1. The police received a $5,000 grant to put more officers on the road, in patrols and at checkpoints, to apprehend drunk drivers. Another goal of the […]

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Ocean Police to Target Unsafe Vehicle Operations

  From now until the end of August Ocean Township police will be conducting a Summer Traffic Safety Initiative. The goal of this initiative will be to target vehicle operations and actions which are unsafe. During the summer months police see increases in traffic volume, aggressive driving, and crashes. Many of the crashes can be […]

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And the Question is….

 

What do you do on a rainy day in the summer? (asked on a rainy day in the summer)

Laura Mowczan, Neptune & Clayton Twidle, Ocean Grove - Go out to eat, and probably go to the movies. Sip hot tea, tea for two. We occasionally dance in the rain. We don’t sing.

Laura Mowczan, Neptune & Clayton Twidle, Ocean Grove – Go out to eat, and probably go to the movies. Sip hot tea, tea for two. We occasionally dance in the rain. We don’t sing.

Carl Baumann w/Luke, Allenhurst - We go to the movies. We saw “Despicable Me II’. The kids loved that movie. We’re going over to Middlebrook to catch another movie today, ‘How to Train Your Dragon.’ We saw the ‘Lego Movie.’ The song is ‘Everything is Awesome.’ A favorite with the kids.

Carl Baumann w/Luke, Allenhurst – We go to the movies. We saw “Despicable Me II’. The kids loved that movie. We’re going over to Middlebrook to catch another movie today, ‘How to Train Your Dragon.’ We saw the ‘Lego Movie.’ The song is ‘Everything is Awesome.’ A favorite with the kids.

Ryan Coutu & Jon Biondo, Asbury Park - We play bridge. Go bowling. sometimes the movies. Eating and adult beverages.

Ryan Coutu & Jon Biondo, Asbury Park – We play bridge. Go bowling. sometimes the movies. Eating and adult beverages.

Rosemarie Decker, Ocean Grove - I go to the farmer’s market in Asbury for local produce. I’ll be shopping at the local stores today. I rather shop with the local store owners than the stores at the mall.

Rosemarie Decker, Ocean Grove – I go to the farmer’s market in Asbury for local produce. I’ll be shopping at the local stores today. I rather shop with the local store owners than the stores at the mall.

Vincent Donato & Kristin Kruger, Asbury Park - We’re up early, no matter what the weather. We joke around and enjoy our company. We can turn any bad situation into a positive one. Good vibes.

Vincent Donato & Kristin Kruger, Asbury Park – We’re up early, no matter what the weather. We joke around and enjoy our company. We can turn any bad situation into a positive one. Good vibes.

Raina Grossman, Deal & Judy McClellan, Allenhurst - Today we’re going to breakfast at Franks and then we’re going home to Allenhurst and strategizing our next move for the next chapters in our careers. We’re looking for new positions.

Raina Grossman, Deal & Judy McClellan, Allenhurst – Today we’re going to breakfast at Franks and then we’re going home to Allenhurst and strategizing our next move for the next chapters in our careers. We’re looking for new positions.

Timothy Harden & Viva Van Story, Belmar - We sleep late on rainy days. Movies, bowling. we spend quality time on the couch together. We party.

Timothy Harden & Viva Van Story, Belmar – We sleep late on rainy days. Movies, bowling. we spend quality time on the couch together. We party.

Norman James, Neptune - Being a veteran and senior vice commander of Post 2639 in Neptune, we usually have a party at the post. Eat and drinks. We have to make the best of it.

Norman James, Neptune – Being a veteran and senior vice commander of Post 2639 in Neptune, we usually have a party at the post. Eat and drinks. We have to make the best of it.

Jerome Johnson, Bradley Beach - I still go to the gym at 7am on Saturdays. When I’m done I go to Franks to pick-up my tuna sandwich for dinner. I have a protein shake. I’ll catch a movie, maybe two if it’s really pouring.

Jerome Johnson, Bradley Beach – I still go to the gym at 7am on Saturdays. When I’m done I go to Franks to pick-up my tuna sandwich for dinner. I have a protein shake. I’ll catch a movie, maybe two if it’s really pouring.

Harvey & Lisa Karen, Wall - Go to the movies. We stop at Frank’s for breakfast. We love the jelly donuts there. We go to the Cabin on Rt 33 for dinner and cocktails. It’s not a bad day. It’s never a bad day.

Harvey & Lisa Karen, Wall – Go to the movies. We stop at Frank’s for breakfast. We love the jelly donuts there. We go to the Cabin on Rt 33 for dinner and cocktails. It’s not a bad day. It’s never a bad day.

Rob Martinetti, Belmar - I go shopping a the mall. I’m in business, ‘Robert’s Carpentry,’ so I do some inside work on a rainy day. Sometimes I go to the movies.

Rob Martinetti, Belmar – I go shopping a the mall. I’m in business, ‘Robert’s Carpentry,’ so I do some inside work on a rainy day. Sometimes I go to the movies.

Lisa Rodgers, Long Branch - I usually go shopping. I like thrift stores. The local thrift stores where you can find great bargains. Today I went to the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission in Asbury. I bought a brand new Rachel Ray cast iron potware. Great stuff.

Lisa Rodgers, Long Branch – I usually go shopping. I like thrift stores. The local thrift stores where you can find great bargains. Today I went to the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission in Asbury. I bought a brand new Rachel Ray cast iron potware. Great stuff.