Luncheon Includes Comedy Show, Bake Sale

The annual luncheon of the Philoptochos Society of the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church of Asbury Park is Sat., Oct. 19. The event, the Society’s largest fund raising event of the year, benefits the society’s charitable works. It is being held at Navesink Country Club in Red Bank. The Philoptochos Society is the women’s organization […]

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3 Men Indicted for Distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Materials

Three men, including an Asbury Park man, were indicted this week charging them with distribution of child sexual abuse materials. The Indictments were returned following unrelated investigations by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. John Catalano, 33, of Nottingham Way, Freehold, New Jersey […]

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Building Down

Coaster Photo – The building, formerly called the Appleby building at the corner of Main Street and Mattison Avenue in Asbury Park, has been taken down. Renovations to the building had been approved for a new bar restaurant, Mary Mac Libation Station. Owned by John McGillion who also owns Johnny Mac House of Spirits next […]

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5 Charged in Gun-Related Incidents in Asbury Park

Five men responsible for at least one murder and a separate brazen daylight shooting incident in Asbury Park this summer are charged with weapons-related offenses and other serious charges, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said Wednesday. There has been a significant number of gun-related incidents in Asbury Park and Neptune  since the beginning of […]

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Holiday Weekend a Winner

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The holiday weekend, started with sunshine and crowds but fizzled out by Monday, Labor Day as heavy rain hit the area. However, beach revenues in Asbury Park were still over $100,000 for the weekend, close to last year’s, $110,000. Beach Utilities Manager Gary Giberson said he is pleased with the overall […]

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2 Asbury Park Police Officers Facing Charges

Two Asbury Park police officers are facing multiple charges relating to two separate vandalism incidents, said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Asbury Park Police Officer Stephen Martinsen, 29, of Asbury Park, and Asbury Park Police Special Law Enforcement Officer, Class 2, Thomas Dowling, 26, of Asbury Park, are charged with two counts each of […]

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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Coming to Asbury Park

Asbury Park is installing electric vehicle charging stations, making Asbury Park among the first municipalities on the Jersey Shore to offer this service to the public. The city’s electric vehicle charging partner, Greenspot, is nearing completion on installation of electric charging infrastructure on Mattison Avenue between Main Street and Bond Street. Once complete, four parking […]

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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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