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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A Work of Art That Works

By DON STINE Whether fair or foul, one Asbury Park couple always knows which way the wind is blowing. The couple, Celia Morrissette and Keith Johnson, own a house a 614 Sixth Ave. and have a unique copper weathervane on top of their carriage house on the Bangs Avenue side of the property. “It was […]

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Asbury Park Fall Bazaar to Open

Celebrate local summer, makers, music and art in Asbury Park at the Asbury Park Fall Bazaar happening Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29, noon to 5 p.m. at Convention Hall. The Asbury Park Fall Bazaar will feature a curated selection of local and regional vendors selling handcrafted and vintage goods, beach yoga, workshops, kids […]

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Book Signing for Springsteen Book

By DON STINE “Long Walk Home: Reflections on Bruce Springsteen” will be officially released in bookstores on Sept. 23 but a special advance book preview and book signing by some of the authors will be held in Asbury Park on Fri., Sept. 20 Commemorating Springsteen’s 70th birthday, “Long Walk Home” explores his legacy and provides […]

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