Police Investigate Death of City Property Owner

  County law enforcement officials are investigating the death this week of  Gerald “Jerry” Scarano, an Asbury Park property owner and a fixture at City Council meetings.  He was found in his Long Branch home on Ocean Boulevard after a friend contacted police. A second man, who lived in the home, was also found dead […]

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Volunteer Cooks Sought for The Center

  The Center in Asbury Park is seeking volunteers to cook meals for residents at the Third Avenue building. There are on average six to 12 residents who eat in the dining room Saturdays and Sundays. Chef Karen will help the volunteers order ingredients for the meals. The meals are served from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays […]

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Another Success Story in Asbury Park

  In 2010 Asbury Park needed $11 million in state aid to help fill a budget deficit. Today, the city has reached the point where it can balance the budget without any supplemental aid. “This is something we have been working toward for a long time,” Mayor John Moor said. “I have to give the […]

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Republican, Democrat Officials Hosting Fundraiser for Asbury Park Candidates

    By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI In a unique show of shared support two area elected officials from different political parties have decided to forego party politics and host a bi-partisan, joint fundraiser for Asbury Park Mayor John Moor and Councilman Jesse Kendle who are each seeking reelection in November. Freeholder Thomas Arnone, a Republican, […]

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Free Concerts Continue on Asbury Park Boardwalk

  The Asbury Park Concert Band  is once again performing on the Asbury Park boardwalk between Convention Hall and the Robinson Ale House at 7 p.m. Thursdays beginning July 5. The concerts are free. Rain site is the Casino Walkway at the south end of the boardwalk, Asbury and Ocean Avenues. On July 5 it will be a concert featuring […]

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City Developer Seeks More Welcoming Climate

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Asbury Park developer Pat Fasano, one of the pioneers who renovated and refurbished dilapidated buildings downtown and at the beachfront over the last 20 years, has decided to head south to Atlantic City. Fasano purchased 21 contiguous properties in the city where he will build a project called the Orange […]

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Asbury Park Police Graduates

  The following individuals graduated the Monmouth County Police Academy last week and are members of the Asbury Park police department. They are (from left to right) Special Law Enforcement Class II Officers Michael Ballas, Christopher Sylvia, Stephanie Lehner, Michael Hand and Kelsey Frontera.  (18 week academy). Scott Ritter (far right) is a regular Police […]

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