The Gift of Life

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Four years after receiving one of her husband’s kidneys, a Bradley Beach woman is doing well and calling the entire episode “a miracle.” Beth Williscroft, 57, was a healthy 50-year-old woman when a rare one in a million person disease, Goodpasture syndrome,(GPS) took hold and caused her kidneys to shut […]

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Goldfarb Named Council President in Bradley Beach

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Norman Goldfarb was unanimously approved as Bradley Beach Council President at the borough’s reorganization meeting this week. Goldfarb is replacing Harold Cotler who served last year. Council then made its professional appointments for the year reappointing Michael Dupont as the borough’s attorney. The two newest council members, John Weber and […]

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Food Pantry to Deliver to 800 Families

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Bradley Food Pantry is set to deliver a record number of holiday food baskets and toys Fri., Dec. 22. “It’s been a busy, busy week,” said Director Linda Curtiss. Curtiss said the pantry will be delivering turkeys and all the groceries to make a feast to over 800 families, who […]

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In Bradley Beach: Life saving stations have been installed at the beachfront in Bradley Beach

  Bradley Beach Police Chief Leonard A. Guida said three life-saving stations have been installed on the beaches at Park Place Avenue, Brinley Avenue and Third Avenue. The stations consist of a cabinet that contains a life ring with a rope and instructional signage. Guida reminds residents, however, that the first step in any emergency […]

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Bradley Beach Honors Lifeguards, Coast Guard and Private Citizens for Saving Swimmers from Surf

  By PETE WALTON Bradley Beach officials have honored lifeguards, private citizens and Coast Guard personnel who rescued four people from rough surf this month. “On Sept. 5, two young girls ages 12 and 13 were swimming off the Second Avenue Beach and began struggling in the water,” said Mayor Gary Engelstad. “Their mother attempted […]

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