Free Family Day at City Beach

  The Surfrider Foundation: Jersey Shore Chapter is hosting its 12th Annual Free Family Day on the beach in Asbury Park, Sat., July 14 beginning at noon on the North Beach at the Eighth Avenue entrance. Beach access and food is free. Free transport to the beach leaves at 11:30 a.m. from the Boys and Girls Club; Mercy Center; and West […]

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Around City Hall…

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The City Council announced at its recent meeting that the Bangs Avenue parking garage will be free on the first Saturday of every month until September. The hours are 1 p.m. to 5 p.m It is hoped this will be an incentive to increase business in the downtown area during the summer season. The […]

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What a Weekend at the Shore

  As July 4 dawned shore residents were treated to a some cooler temperatures following the 90-plus degrees over the weekend and into early this week. Asbury Park’s Beach Utility Manager, Gary Giberson, couldn’t be any happier with this year’s start to the summer season. “We’re off to a great start, I don’t think it […]

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Free Golf for Kids in July in Ocean

  July is Family Month at William F. Larkin Golf Course at Colonial Terrace, Ocean’s beautiful municipal golf course conveniently located in Wanamassa. “Golf is a great sport for families to enjoy together,” said Judi Johnson, recreation director for the Township of Ocean. “Our nine-hole community course is a wonderful place for golfers of all […]

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200 Residents Turn Out for Rally in Ocean

  By DON STINE More than 200 people turned out at a five-hour rally to show their support to preserve a 32-acre tract on Route 35 and Deal Road in Ocean Township from commercial and residential development. “People were just showing up or writing checks and I was impressed,” event organizer Jacqui Wenzel said. Wenzel […]

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In Asbury Park: More Popularity More Problems

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Several Asbury Park business owners spoke at this week’s City Council meeting about the crowds causing disruption and destruction to storefronts and vestibules. Jan Sparrow, owner of Words Bookstore, said although the bar scene is “better” there is already a bigger influx this year, especially of college age or those […]

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Walk This Way in Bradley Beach

  By DENISE HERSCHEL The Bradley Beach Library is well known for it’s wide selection of books and various programs and most recently for it’s dedicated group of exercise enthusiasts who meet weekly at the library as part of its walking club. For the last several months, the Bradley Beach Library Walking Club has convened on […]

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