Asbury Park High Football Preview

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER The loss burns inside the stomachs of the Asbury Park High School Blue Bishops like hot coals. The team traveled to traditional state football power Paulsboro to play in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group I semifinals last season. The result was a 34-0 road loss in which the Blue Bishops trailed 14-0 […]

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Jonas Brothers in Asbury Park

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Jonas Brothers, who performed at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park in 2005, returned to the iconic music venue Sunday night to perform and wow a younger audience. The Asbury Park beachfront came alive Sunday night as thousands of screaming fans greeted and cheered for the famous Jersey born brothers, […]

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Asbury Park Dance Festival Hosting Fundraiser at House of Independents

The Asbury Park Dance Festival, co-founded by Paul Taylor Dance Company alumni Laura Halzack and Michael Trusnovec, current PTDC dancer Michelle Fleet and Film Executive VJ Carbone, is hosting its inaugural festival Sept. 14 at the House of Independents on Cookman Avenue in Asbury Park. The festival will bring world renowned dancers and companies to […]

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Asbury Park Police Officer Laid to Rest

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Police from the surrounding towns and throughout New Jersey came together on Monday in Asbury Park’s Paramount Theater to honor Det. April Bird. Bird died three days after suffering a medical incident while investigating a recent shooting in the the city on Aug. 3. Bird was much beloved by her fellow […]

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Volunteers Needed for Oysterfest

The annual Asbury Park Oysterfest will be held September 6 to 8 across from Convention Hall. As in the past, the APMF will have a vendor booth and will be selling merchandise and spreading the good word about the foundation throughout the weekend. Volunteers are needed to help staff the booth in shifts. Shifts are […]

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