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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Asbury Park Police Make Burglary Arrests

During Christmas week, numerous burglaries were reported throughout many buildings in the downtown area of Asbury Park, said Asbury Park Police Communications Director, Michael Casey. Items taken include cash and packages belonging to area residents and businesses. A cash register and tip jar containing approximately $700 was also stolen from the Laylow Cocktail Lounge on […]

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New Parking Fees in Asbury Park

The Asbury Park Parking Committee has released a new rate chart which reduces seasonal parking from three to two seasons and reduces some off peak season fees during the week to 50 cents an hour. Prior there were three seasons, peak, non-peak and winter. Now there are only two, peak and off-peak for the three […]

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