Fire in Ocean Grove

              Coaster Photos – One person was killed in a fire which broke out in this third story building on Broadway near Central Avenue in Ocean Grove early this morning. Bob Eastin of the Ocean Grove Hardware Store was boarding up the building.  

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Bradley Beach Administrator Leaving Post

By PETE WALTON Kelly Barrett is stepping down as borough clerk and business administrator in Bradley Beach, The Coaster has learned. Barrett, who is suing the borough and two council members for gender discrimination, will continue to be paid until her accumulated vacation time and sick leave runs out. According to information obtained by the […]

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Honoring Palaia’s Legacy

By DON STINE Friends and family member of  Sen. Joe Palaia, who died in 2016, turned out in Ocean Township on Sunday, Feb. 3 to celebrate his 92nd birthday. Former Councilman John Huss said that Palaia “had a tremendous amount of pride in the Township of Ocean,” with Mayor Christopher Siciliano saying “he touched a […]

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Signage Issue Unites Community

A window sign in a store on Cookman Avenue in Asbury Park lead to a minor dispute with the landlord which in the end turned into more business for the store owner. Manager of Rebel Supply Co., Abby Arscott, said the sign, which states, NO HATE, NO KKK, NO FASCIST USA had been hanging in […]

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Asbury Park Little League Breakfast

The Asbury Park Little League is hosting its 16th annual pancake breakfast Sat., Feb. 1 from 8 a.m. to noon at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School, 600 Monroe Ave. The all you can eat breakfast includes pancakes ( plain, blueberry and chocolate chip); eggs; home fires; grits; bacon and sausage; fresh fruit salad; donuts, yogurt, juice […]

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