$250,000 Grant to Community Affairs Center in Asbury Park

A  $250,000 state grant from the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing has been given to help the Community Affairs and Resource Center (CARC) in Asbury Park provide assistance and stabilization services for families who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness in Monmouth County. The center is a nonprofit social service organization that has […]

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Beloved Bartender Remembered

By DON STINE A beloved local bartender who perished in an early morning apartment fire in Ocean Grove Feb. 6, is being fondly remembered by his friends, coworkers and customers. Michael Jennings, 52, was killed in the fire that swept through the third-story apartment he shared with his wife, Catherine, near Central Avenue and Broadway. […]

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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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‘The Bruce Springsteen Archives’ Film at Festival in Asbury Park

The Asbury Park Music and Film Festival and the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University will once again screen  “The Bruce Springsteen Archives”  at the Paramount Theatre Sat., April 25 at 4 p.m. Thom Zimny, long time film director and archivist for Bruce Springsteen, will present an exclusive screening of […]

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