Synagogue OK’d for Allenhurst

  By DON STINE An application to convert a single-family home in Allenhurst into a synagogue was approved by the Allenhurst Planning Board last week. The applicants, Ohel Yis’hak Sephardic Synagogue of Allenhurst and Rabbi Moshe Shamah, will now create a synagogue in a single-family house at 108 Allen Ave. The application allows for a […]

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Synagogue Planned for Home in Allenhurst

  By DON STINE An application to convert a single-family home in Allenhurst into a synagogue will have its second hearing before a special meeting of the Planning Board on Wednesday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. The first hearing on the application was held June 13. The applicants, Ohel Yis’hak Sephardic Synagogue of Allenhurst and […]

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Woman Arrested After Standoff in Allenhurst

  A 31-year old woman who last week set off a two-hour standoff with law enforcement in Allenhurst is in jail and facing charges for various offenses, said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Lindsey DiGeronimo, of Spier Avenue in Allenhurst, is charged with third degree Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, third degree Possession of […]

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Allenhurst Police Chief Earns Traffic Award

  Allenhurst Police Chief Michael Schneider received the Traffic Safety Specialist Level 1 Leadership designation at the Ocean County Police Traffic Officers’ Association event held on Thurs., Feb. 15. The Traffic Safety Specialist Program was first established in Maryland to recognize police officers who have attained notable experience, education, training, and proficiency, in Highway Safety […]

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JCP&L Building Sold in Allenhurst

  By DON STINE The long-vacant Jersey Central Power and Light Company buildings in Allenhurst have been successfully sold through auction and plans for the building are now pending. “I think the town is excited and we are hopeful. These buildings have been abandoned for over ten years and are starting to fall into disrepair. […]

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Plant Talk at Garden Club

  The Allenhurst Garden Club members held their October meeting at Dearborn Farms Holmdel Township.  It was a “Lunch and Learn” experience. Set against a backdrop of autumn color arrangements, pumpkins, and greenery, a presentation on container plantings was given by Mike Shamey, an experienced gardener. He suggested not to discard plants when the air […]

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Deal Lake Cleanup Oct. 28

  A Deal Lake Cleanup is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Sat., Oct. 28 rain or shine. Those participating should dress for the weather and bring your favorite work clothes, gloves and older shoes. Work gloves, trash bags, and tools will be available. Boat and kayak help is welcomed. Meet at any of the three locations: the […]

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$735,000 Awarded to 3 Coastal Lakes

  By DON STINE Three coastal lakes, including Deal Lake the largest lake in the county, will see their water quality improved under a $735,000 state grant recently awarded to the Deal Lake Commission. Deal Lake, which borders several towns including Ocean Township and Neptune, Sunset Lake in Asbury Park, and Wesley Lake, between Asbury […]

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Allenhurst Officials Will Go to Trenton to Stop Railroad Crossing Closure

  By DON STINE A proposal to permanently close the railroad crossing at Allen Avenue in Allenhurst brought more than two dozen borough residents to this week’s Board of Commissioners meeting. The state Department of Transportation and NJ Transit are planning to close the Allen Avenue railroad crossing between Main Street and Lake Drive.  NJT […]

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