City School Chief Nominated for Commissioner

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Asbury Park School Superintendent  Dr. Lamont Repollet has been chosen by Governor Philip  Murphy to be New Jersey’s next Commissioner of Education. Repollet, in his three and a half years in the city, made a positive impression, introducing new programs and increasing test scores and high school graduation rates. He […]

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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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Mayors List Their Hopes for New Year

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI and DON STINE As we publish our final edition of 2017 (on newsstands from Thurs. Dec. 21 through the first week of 2018) we asked the mayors in our readership area what wishes and goals they have for the coming year. Asbury Park Mayor John Moor offered up some lofty […]

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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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Decision on Scheinder’s Future on Hold

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Whether or not Avon’s Schneider’s Restaurant, which was the site of an extensive fire last week, will reopen will not be decided for at least a few more weeks, according to owner John Schneider. Schneider, who owns the restaurant with his mother Theresa, said this week that insurance adjusters have […]

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