Film Series Continues at Crane House

On Sat., Dec. 8 at the Stephen Crane House, 508 Fourth Ave., Asbury Park it will be the third and last screening of former city Mayor Ed Johnson’s current film series. The film will be the   1935  “Ruggles of Red Gap.” The movie stars Charles Laughton, an actor of incredible range, but one not usually […]

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Toy and Coat Give-Away at Kula Cafe

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Members of the Spring Lake/Brielle Rotary Club gave away, coats, hats, socks and toys at the Kula Cafe in Asbury Park this week. Club president Mary Donovan said this is the fourth year they have held the event. She said club members were familiar with Interfaith Neighbors, which owns the cafe, […]

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Suspect Arrested in Deadly Neptune Shooting

A male suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 43-year-old Neptune man that occurred on Saturday night Nov. 10. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said Mark Morrissey, 48 of Asbury Park was arrested on charges of first degree Murder, first degree Felony Murder, first degree Robbery, second degree Possession of […]

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City Library Has New Support Group

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Asbury Park library, for the first time in a long time, has a Friends of the Library organization. The FOL is being led by acting president Nicole DeGeorge who stepped into the leadership position after two library board members solicited members. The board members, Kerri Martin and Janet Torsney, cannot […]

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Fundraiser for Asbury Park Toy Drive

The Asbury Park Toy Drive is in full swing for it’s 19th Holiday Season. This weekend kicks off the annual fundraising for the Toy Drive at The Asbury Hotel Sat., Dec. 1 from noon to 8 p.m. with the opening of their Winter Park and Skate Rink. Bring a new unwrapped toy and receive free […]

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City Will Meet with Developer

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Asbury Park officials will meet Nov. 30 with Master Developer iStar to discuss construction on the Boardwalk Project that was suspended after city officials voted to halt the work on the project. At a meeting Nov. 8 residents and activists spent two hours criticizing both iStar and city officials for a […]

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Developer Plans Retail in this Vacant Building in Asbury Park

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI A Washington, DC developer wants to make the former Braverman Building, 1200 Memorial Dr. into retail space. Douglas Jemal of Douglas Development, purchased the building in July for $1.1 million and began demolishing the interior. The building had been owned by the state and Jemal purchased it at auction. Jamel’s construction […]

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