Stroll Back in Time Dinner in Bradley Beach

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Bradley Beach Historical Society is holding its first annual Stroll Back in Time Dinner on Sun., Oct. 14. Participants, who will be wearing attire from the 1930s, ‘40s and ’50s, are asked to meet at the 4th Avenue Gazebo at the beachfront at 4 p.m. for photos and a stroll by the sea. […]

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Oysterfest a Success Despite Rain

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Oystefest in Asbury Park, in it’s 11th year, was a success despite the fact that rainy weather interfered causing organizers to shut it down on Sunday. Friday night and Saturday, however, were so successful they more than made up for the shutdown. According to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sylvia Sylvia-Cioffi the event […]

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Asbury Park Election Only Attracts 3 Candidates

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Nov. 6 election in Asbury Park features only three candidates, the least number anyone can recall in the last 50 years. Mayor John Moor is running unopposed for his second term as mayor. City Councilman Jesse Kendle is seeking his second term on the council and is being challenged by Felicia Simmons, […]

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Bradley Beach Historical Society Regroups

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI With summer becoming a distant memory with each passing day it’s time to take a trip back in time with the Bradley Beach Historical Society’s Rock ’n Remember Porch Tour. The tour, a fundraiser and membership drive, is Sat., Sept. 15 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and will include three porches: 312 […]

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VFW Post Future Still Uncertain

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The future of the O’Brien-Major VFW Post in Neptune is still uncertain with at least a couple of buyers interested in the Route 33 commercial property. Peter Falvo, an Ocean Township attorney is representing a local group, 5E Enterprises, LLC, which is interested in purchasing the property. Falvo said his client […]

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Reeve Foundation Donates Adaptive Beach Chairs

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation is hosting an event to celebrate its accessibility initiative partnership with Asbury Park. The event is scheduled for Thur., Aug. 16 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten, 527 Lake Ave. The Reeve Foundation was started by actor Christopher […]

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