Asbury Park Mayor Responds

Asbury Park Mayor John Moor responded to questions The Coaster asked about how city officials are handling the coronavirus. 1) Are police taking extra precautions with the public? They are being more diligent and have a call in line to take calls over the phone.  We are running out of PPEs (Personal Protective Equipment) for […]

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Asbury Park Police Monitoring Boardwalk and Beaches

The Asbury Park Police Department will be monitoring the Asbury Park Boardwalk and Beaches to ensure social distancing practices are being followed per Governor Murphy’s executive order. Should residents and visitors fail to follow guidelines, the AP Boardwalk and Beaches are subject to closure. Running and walking on the Boardwalk is permitted. Bicycles are not […]

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Asbury Park Cocktail Class on Line

The Culture Collective’s creative partner Pasquale Pipi, and beverage partner, Jaime Dodge, in Asbury Park have come up with an interesting solution to support their restaurant team during the COVID-19 crisis. They said t hey are going virtual with their already popular monthly cocktail class. Normally the class would be held at their Reyla location, […]

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City of Asbury Park Parking & Transportation Updates as of 3-22-20

These parking and transportation updates for the City of Asbury Park are effective immediately and until further notice: Alternate Side Parking regulations for street cleaning are suspended Metered (Paid) Parking regulations are suspended Weekend public parking hours in Bangs Avenue Parking Garage are suspended (Resident Permit Holders will still have access) Scooter share program has […]

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Asbury Park Dinner Table Launched to Help Families

The spread of COVID-19 has threatened our local restaurant industry and the food security of many living in Asbury Park who live below the poverty level. Asbury Park Dinner Table, a nonprofit corporation, launched this week supports the hyper-local food service community while feeding Asbury Park families. With many local families already dealing with food […]

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Asbury Park City Clerk Dies at 48

Cindy A. Dye of Burlington City, who served as Asbury Park city clerk for five years, died March 10. Dye, 48, was born in Willingboro and was a longtime resident of Burlington Township before moving to Hightstown where she lived for the last 20 years until recently returning to Burlington City. She was past president […]

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Asbury Park Responds to Coronavirus

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The city of Asbury Park’s Office of Emergency Management declared a State of Local Disaster Emergency for the city today ( March 15) due to the coronavirus. Fire Official Garret Giberson as the local OEM Coordinator has the authority to issue the declaration. He was joined at a special meeting on […]

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Asbury Park Declares State of Emergency

City Facilities Closed to Public; Curfews for Bars and Restaurants Effective March 15,  Asbury Park’s Emergency Management Coordinator has declared a State of Local Disaster Emergency within the City of Asbury Park due to the rapidly evolving outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in order to protect the health and safety of our community. […]

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$57,000 in Historic Preservation Grants Presented by County

The Monmouth County Historical Commission awarded preservation matching grant awards totaling $57,815 for 12 restoration projects in the county including projects in Asbury Park, Neptune City and Ocean Township. “It was my privilege to present grants to 29 commendable organizations who have dedicated their time to preserve historical structures in Monmouth County,” said Freeholder Lillian […]

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