Arts Center Founder Celebrated

  By BONNIE GRAHAM Ocean Grove’s Herbert Herbst, who spearheaded the massive renovation of the dilapidated and historic Neptune High School, located at the intersection of Main Street and Main Avenue, into the fully functional Jersey Shore Arts Center in Ocean Grove was remembered on Sunday afternoon with a “celebration of life” program and repast. […]

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Foodbank Unveils New Name

  By BONNIE GRAHAM The Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties formally unveiled its new name and logo, Fulfill, to the media, elected officials, partner food banks, volunteers, and the public at a ceremony held at its headquarters at 3300 Route 66, Neptune, on Tues., May 23. Fulfill of Monmouth and Ocean Counties is a […]

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Ocean Grove Ladies Auxiliary Raised $42,000 to Donate

  By BONNIE GRAHAM Throughout the summer of 2016, a sizeable contingent from the all-volunteer Ladies Auxiliary of the Auditorium Ushers worked a variety of events to raise funds for various Ocean Grove summer and community-wide projects and programs. The multi-generational group was easily recognizable, as always, in their red polo shirts or red T-shirts […]

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Ocean Grove Ladies Auxiliary Launches 2016 Fund-Raising Season

  By BONNIE GRAHAM The multi-generational Ladies Auxiliary of the Ocean Grove Auditorium Ushers 2016 fundraising season is underway. On June 23 the membership attended their annual “Welcome Coffee” at the Youth Temple. The current officers and committee chairs were introduced, with many addressing the meeting attendees about their specific projects. Camp Meeting Association President […]

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Ocean Grove Association Urges Opening of North End Lot

  By BONNIE GRAHAM The Ocean Grove Home Owners Association continues on with its active engagement in two “hot button” issues concerning this historic community – the ever-present parking situation, and the increase in the annual ground rent for some commercial properties. At Saturday’s membership meeting, Joyce Klein, Chair of the OGHOA’s Parking Committee, said, […]

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North End Building Gets OK for Repairs

  Above – The North End building in Ocean Grove right after Superstorm Sandy. By BONNIE GRAHAM At the most recent Ocean Grove Homeowners Association meeting residents were informed that the Historic Preservation Commission has approved the application for 4 Boardwalk – the North End Building. The approved plan includes a separate, enclosed dining terrace […]

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