The Ocean in Allenhurst Will Turn Green

  By RICHARD VIRGILIO It’s one of the many overlooked special things about New Jersey that help us forget the Housewives and Snooki. For the 73rd year on Sun., Sept. 4 at 2 p.m., following a brief bagpiper procession on the boardwalk, more than 10 pounds of vegetable-based dye will be released into the ocean […]

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Deal Lake bridges to open next week

  By DON STINE Two major bridge replacement projects – one between Asbury Park and the Wanamassa section of Ocean Township and one on Main Street between Interlaken and Loch Arbour – should be completed next week and the roads open to traffic. Freeholder Thomas Arnone, liaison to the county Department of Public Works and […]

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Ready to Ring In the New Year

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI There are plenty of places to go to celebrate the new year, but for those not interested in heading to the frenzy of Times Square or taking to the Hudson River on a Sea Streak cruise for the the fireworks show, area restaurants are offering special nights of their own […]

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Man Charged with Assault on Police Officer

  Allenhurst police arrested a man Oct. 19 and charged him with assaulting a police officer. Police said at approximately 8 pm, the Allenhurst Police Department received a report of a suspicious person, loitering outside a Main Street business. Upon the officer’s arrival, the subject provided false information, as to his identity, to the officer. Shortly thereafter, […]

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The Greening of the Ocean in Allenhurst

  By RICHARD VIRGILIO What began 72 years ago as a spontaneous birthday celebration continues in Allenhurst as the most popular beach day of the season – the annual dyeing of the ocean green. “My grandfather, Bob Fountain who owned the Bubble Land amusement ride in Asbury Park started the ocean dyeing in 1943 to […]

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Allenhurst Police Hosting Blood Drive

  The Allenhurst Police Department, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will be sponsoring a blood drive, to be held at the Allenhurst Borough Hall, 125 Corlies Ave. on Mon., June 22 from 1to 6 p.m. Blood donations are usually at their lowest points during the summer months, and sadly, that is often when […]

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