Assistant City Manager Search is On

Asbury Park is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of assistant city manager. For the last few years Fire Chief Kevin Keddy has served as the assistant city manager. When he was appointed the City Council noted at that time it would be temporary. The assistant city manager serves under the direction of the […]

Continue reading

Asbury Park Police Ask Residents, Businesses to Partner in Crime Solving

Asbury Park Police Chief David Kelso is asking residents and business owners with surveillance cameras installed to help solve city crime. “The Asbury Park Police Department is committed to utilizing every possible resource to protect our citizens and their property,” Kelso said. The chief said the department has launched a collaborative program and are asking […]

Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day Fundraising Events

Two events are being held by the Asbury Park St. Patrick’s Day parade committee leading up to the parade scheduled for March 10. The first event is the Green Dragon Buffet Sun. Feb. 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Taka, 660 Cookman Ave. Tickets are $15. The second event is Finnegan’s Wake, Thurs., […]

Continue reading

Asbury Park Beaches Ready for Season

But Northend Boardwalk Ready Later By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Asbury Park Mayor John Moor broke the news at the recent City Council meeting that the north end boardwalk will not be rebuilt for the beginning of the summer season. He said, however, that all beaches will be open and accessible with gatekeepers posted. Moor said […]

Continue reading

New Retail, Apartments Planned in Asbury Park

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The construction of four new apartments with ground level retail is underway at Fourth Avenue and Main Street in Asbury Park. Developed by Fasano Properties the building will also have nine on-site parking spaces. The four apartments will each have a balcony and dedicated tenant parking in the rear. By giving […]

Continue reading

Iron Whale Prepares for April Opening

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Iron Whale seafood restaurant in the Fifth Avenue pavilion on the Asbury Park boardwalk is preparing its menu and choosing decor for its April opening. Restaurateur Tim McLoone said this will be his company’s 11th restaurant. He also owns Tim McLoone’s Supper Club and The Robinson Ale House both located […]

Continue reading

Asbury Park Historical Society Holds Membership Meeting and Amusement Park Talk

A presentation on the Jersey Shore’s most famous vacation and recreational destinations will be given at the upcoming annual reorganization meet of the Asbury Park Historical Society on Thursday, Jan. 17. “We will not only hold our annual membership drive and election of trustees but also have a nice presentation on a terrific subject,” APHS […]

Continue reading