2 Teens Hospitalized in City Shooting

A double shooting in Asbury Park left two teenagers with gun shots wounds, with one critical and another with a non-life threatening injury. According to Sgt. Michael Casey, Community Relations Director, on Oct. 15 about 9 p.m. Asbury Park Police Units responded to the area of 1100 Atlantic Avenue for the report of shots fired. […]

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Main Street Work Now Scheduled for Oct. 26

Asbury Park has issued an update about the rescheduling of the ongoing roadwork on Main Street. Originally planned to begin Oct. 19 the project is now set to begin Fri. Oct. 26 when southbound lanes of Main Street/Route 71 will be closed for work from Asbury Avenue to Deal Lake Drive. Traffic in both directions […]

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Electric Car Share Introduced in Asbury Park

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Asbury Park continues its march toward initiative and innovation with the introduction this week of an electric car and car share program demonstration. Elected officials, speakers and residents had the opportunity to take a test drive of either a Chevy Bolt or two BMW models. At the opening ceremony many spoke […]

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Longtime Coaster Columnist Dies

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Coaster family has lost one if its own with the death of columnist Bob Deerin this week. Deerin died Mon., Oct. 22 at the age of 97 in Maryland at the assisted living facility where had been living for several years. Deerin wrote the popular Deerin’s Dialogue for over 30 […]

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Road Infrastructure Work Continues in Asbury Park

Asbury Park continues to improve on road infrastructure kicking off the Bridge and Heck Streets project this week, starting with Heck Street. Residents should expect minor detours in the Heck Street area over the next few weeks. Construction on Bridge Street will follow. Improvements will include new sanitary sewer mains and storm sewer infrastructure, curb […]

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Steve Forbert to Perform in City

The Asbury Park Music Foundation is bringing back its Sunday Sessions recurring series with host Bobby Bandiera on Oct. 28 featuring a musical performance by Steve Forbert. There will also be a short interview moderated by former Asbury Juke Tony Pallogrosi. It is held at the APMF performance space, 621 Lake Ave. Tickets are $25 […]

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Developer Withdraws Plan for Hotel

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI  Developer Patrick Fasano abruptly abandoned his plans to rehabilitate the former site of the Hotel Powhatan, located on Third Avenue in the Waterfront Redevelopment Area of Asbury Park. At the Board of Adjustment meeting this week Fredric P. Lavinthal representing his client, Master Redevelopers iStar which owns most of the property […]

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