City Board Denies 17-Unit Project

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Plans for a four-story, 17-unit residential property on the 300 block of First Avenue in Asbury Park were denied unanimously by the Board of Adjustment this week. The applicant, who was asking for use and bulk variances,  began the process one year ago testifying before the board four times including three […]

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Wesley Lake Cleanup Oct. 19

A Wesley Lake Cleanup is scheduled for Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to noon. Those participating are asked to meet at the footbridge across from the Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten on Lake Avenue, Asbury Park. The cleanup will focus on the city’s Cookman Avenue business district and raise awareness about discarded cigarette butts and the […]

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Honoring a Coach

Members of the Asbury Park School District Board of Education and administration joined the family of William “Butch” Bruno on Oct. 4 during the official dedication ceremony for unveiling of the plaque honoring the stadium’s namesake.  Bruno, an NJSIAA Hall of Fame Inductee, is credited with being the only athlete in Asbury Park sports history […]

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Area’s First Electric Car Charging Stations

By ED SALVAS Asbury Park drives into the future with the area’s first Electric Car charging stations. Mayor John Moor, members of the City Council and others were on hand last week for the ribbon-cutting at the first EV charging stations on Mattison Avenue between Main and Bond Streets. The Mattison Ave. stations, called mobility […]

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24 Residential Units Proposed for Abandoned Building in Asbury Park

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI A major site plan, which includes 24 residential units, was introduced at this week’s Asbury Park Planning Board meeting. Developer Fuller H. “Trip” Brooks presented his plans to demolish a “boarded up” building at 213-215 First Ave. and construct a new four-story building with 24 condominiums. The plans also call for […]

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