Food for Fines in Bradley Beach

  By DENISE HERSCHEL It began in 2011 during the Thanksgiving holiday season and has taken place every year since it’s debut five years ago. It has been welcomed with open arms by library patrons and according to Janet Torsney, Bradley Beach Library Director, the “Food for Fines” program at the library is not only […]

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In Bradley Beach: Mayor Running Unopposed

  By PETE WALTON There will be at least two new members of the Bradley Beach Borough Council next year. Incumbents Norman Goldfarb and Harold Cotler filed on Tuesday to run for re-election in November. Also filing were William Psiuk, Randy Bonnell and John Weber. Two present council members, Thomas Volante and Salvatore Galassetti, decided […]

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Remember the Freedom Train? Bradley Beach Does

  By DON STINE A long-forgotten artifact celebrating the 200th anniversary of our nation has been retrieved from near the NJ Transit railroad tracks in the Bradley Beach/Neptune area and will eventually be taken to Riley Park in Bradley Beach for public display. A large boulder with a commemorative bronze plaque was placed near the […]

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Bradley Beach Synagogue Honors Police Officers

  On Sat., Aug. 20 over 100 congregants of the Congregation Agudath Achim in Bradley Beach took time after services to honor the borough’s police department. Chief Leonard Guida, Lt. Ed Scott and a number of other officers represented the department while Mayor Gary Engelstad and Borough Councilmen Harold Cotler and Norman Goldfarb, a longtime […]

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Synagogue Welcomes New Rabbi

  Congregation Agudath Achim of Bradley Beach welcomes Rabbi Maury Kelman to the community. Rabbi Kelman received his rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary,in NYC, NY. He has served as a rabbi in congregations in New York and Jerusalem and has run educational programs in numerous cities in Europe and North […]

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Senior Club Seeks Members

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Bradley Beach Senior Club is looking for new members. Being a Bradley Beach resident is not a requirement for membership. The group recently met for lunch at the Black Trumpet in Spring Lake to enjoy each other’s company and discuss ways to recruit new members. Leader of the group, […]

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