City Church Seeks Choir Members

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The music program at Trinity Episcopal Church in Asbury Park has been one of the church’s most successful programs over the past 12 years, church officials said. The church, which was down to about 50 parishioners when Diane Caruso took over as music director, has thrived over the past dozen […]

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City Beach, Parking Revenues Increased

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Asbury Park beach revenues exceeded expectations slightly surpassing the $2 million mark for the second year in a row. Beach Utility Manager Gary Giberson said he was pleased with the beach tallies given the weather and the fact that many Saturdays were not good beach days. Figures are still being […]

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Asbury Park Transitional Aid Reduced

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Asbury Park was expected to introduce the municipal budget at its Sept. 13 meeting after amending it to reflect a $300,000 reduction in state Transitional Aid. The original budget included $850,000 in expected aid, but when the final figures were given, the city learned it is only receiving $500,000. City […]

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$247,000 to City Housing Authority

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Asbury Park Housing  Authority has been awarded $247,934 by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as part of a total $5 million awarded to 25 local agencies in 15 states. “Congratulations APHA Board of Commissioners:  Another accomplishment under your belt.  This has been a stellar year.  The […]

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Asbury Park Adds More Paid Parking to City Streets

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Striping of parking spots on Summerfield Avenue east of Main Street will begin this week, according to City Transportation Manger Michael Manzella. The new meters are also scheduled to be installed and activated beginning Aug. 17. However, Manzella, said residents and employees with Zone 4, Central Business District parking permits will […]

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City Historical Monuments Under Review

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Asbury Park draws visitors and tourists to the city for so many reasons: music, beaches, restaurants and art. But the next group of visitors making their way to the city may be history buffs. Asbury Park Historical Society President Don Stine is joining forces with history buff Russ McIver and […]

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