City Church Hosting Fashion Show

  A youth lunch and fashion show is being held at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Prospect and Atlantic Avenues in Asbury Park on Sat. June 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be served followed by the fashion show. Step out in style for an afternoon of fun and fashion to support the youngsters […]

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Asbury Park’s got Pride of Place this weekend

  If it’s the first weekend in June — and it most certainly is, ready or not — then it’s time once again for the Jersey Pride Festival, the largest LGBTQ+ community celebration in the Garden State, and an all-welcome Asbury Park tradition that marks its frankly amazing 27th annual edition this Sunday, June 3. Centered […]

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Police Investigating Shooting on Main Street in Asbury Park

  Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying the individual(s) involved in a shooting in Asbury Park on Tues., May 29. One male victim was injured, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. At approximately 4:06 p.m. on Tuesday the Asbury Park Police Department responded to the area of 1400 Main Street to a report of shots […]

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What’s UP! this week

  By TOM CHESEK SOUNDS: Kiefer Sutherland at the Stone Pony Local audiences have become accustomed to the spectacle of musically curious actors passing this way with projects that have seemed alternately heartfelt (Bacon Brothers, Jeff Daniels) and hardly-so (Russell Crowe, Keanu Reeves). But when Kiefer Sutherland returns to the Stone Pony stage for a Memorial Weekend Friday encore, he’ll roll […]

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Asbury’s Summer of Tunes Starts NOW!

  By TOM CHESEK From the days of Arthur Pryor’s long-running seaside serenades, to the syncopated incubations of the legendary Springwood Avenue nightspots…and from those amplified guitarslingers who plugged into the Circuit during its 1960s-70s heyday, to the new generations of dreamers who seek their fortunes on our boardwalk, boulevards, barrooms and bowling alleys…Asbury Park […]

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Building Boom in Asbury Park

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Eastside, westside all around the town, there is a building boom taking place in Asbury Park the likes of which may not have been seen since the city was founded in the late 1800s. Mayor John Moor said this is “definitely” the most construction he has ever seen. “Everybody wants […]

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Asbury Park Man Pleads Guilty in 2017 Shooting

  An Asbury Park man pleaded guilty to three charges in connection with a shooting at a city block party last year. The shooting left one juvenile injured after the man fired into a crowd of people following a dispute with another party-goer, said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Josiphiah Fowlkes, 23, of Washington […]

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Rite Aid to Become a Walgreens

  The Rite Aid on Main Street in Asbury Park near Second Avenue will be changing to become  a Walgreens. Until the full transition takes place the products and services will remain the same. Wellness and Plenti cards will still be accepted. The transition is expected to take up to three years.

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Newest City Charter School Moves into New Facility

  College Achieve Greater Asbury Park Public School has opened its new campus at 508 Third Avenue. The school has an additional location at Grand Avenue. The new building will house more than 200 students in grades kindergarten through second grade. For the remainder of this school year, however, it will be only through first […]

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