Ocean Grove United’s dinner & fundraiser

Ocean Grove United’s annual dinner and fundraiser at SeaGrass restaurant on January 10 raised $3,200 for Sam Jarmer, the young Ocean Grove lifeguard who suffered a spinal cord injury last summer while on duty.  The venue was sold out and all the attendees generously contributed. OGU thanks all the local businesses who donated gift certificates […]

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Ocean Grove Holiday Events

Santa Paws is coming to town, to Ocean Grove that is ,on Dec. 20 from noon to 3 p.m. Pet owners may have their cats and dogs pictured with Santa Claus on the corner of Main Ave. and Pilgrim Pathway. The event will benefit Rescue Ridge animal rescue. Photos are courtesy of Chris “CK” Kavan […]

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Ocean Grove Citizens Group to Present Parking Proposal Dec. 9

A new group of Ocean Grove residents and business owners have introduced a new proposed program to address Ocean Grove’s seemingly intractable parking problems. The independent community group is called the Better Parking Alliance. Their goal is to “pinpoint and implement a parking solution that balances the needs of Ocean Grove’s diverse constituencies,” said the […]

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Wesley Lake Cleanup Oct. 19

A Wesley Lake Cleanup is scheduled for Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to noon. Those participating are asked to meet at the footbridge across from the Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten on Lake Avenue, Asbury Park. The cleanup will focus on the city’s Cookman Avenue business district and raise awareness about discarded cigarette butts and the […]

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Service Planned for Historian

A Service of the Celebration of Life for Wayne T. ‘Ted’ Bell Jr. of Ocean Grove will be held Sat., Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Ocean Grove, followed by coffee and light refreshments. In place of flowers, contributions can be made to one of the following: the Founders […]

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Neptune OKs Agreement for North End

By DON STINE After being stalled for 11 years, redevelopment at the North End beachfront of Ocean Grove took a big step forward this week when the Neptune Township Committee executed an agreement to have the long-vacant site developed. “This is the first step in the process. It doesn’t end tonight; it begins tonight,” Township […]

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Holiday Weekend a Winner

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The holiday weekend, started with sunshine and crowds but fizzled out by Monday, Labor Day as heavy rain hit the area. However, beach revenues in Asbury Park were still over $100,000 for the weekend, close to last year’s, $110,000. Beach Utilities Manager Gary Giberson said he is pleased with the overall […]

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