High School Stadium Dedicated to Butch Bruno

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI A special dedication is scheduled to take place Fri., Oct. 20 at Asbury Park High School, a dedication that school officials say is long overdue. Before Friday night’s football game, the Asbury Park High School stadium will be dedicated to former student, athlete, teacher and coach, William “Butch” Bruno, who died in 1981. Bruno’s […]

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Do You Know?

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce President, Nikki Ouellette took time out of her busy schedule to tell the community who she is and what goals she has for the city’s chamber. Ouellette works for Choose New Jersey, an organization which works to encourage and nurture economic growth throughout the state […]

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Walking to School for Your Health

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI A coalition to promote healthy living has been resurrected in the past months and is spreading the word about the importance of good nutrition and exercise throughout the community. Lisa Lee, project director for the coalition and manager of Bike & Pedestrian Programs,  said the new group came about following […]

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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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