Neptune Proposes Meeting About Locked Gates

“We want to work with you to get this issue resolved. We want a very informed decision made.” -Wesley Lake Commission Chairwoman Gail Rosewater By DON STINE Neptune Mayor Carol Rizzo said she hopes to schedule a meeting with Asbury Park officials to discuss the fate of two bridges across Wesley Lake that are locked […]

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Restored 1907 Fountain Ready for Installation

The painstakingly restored 1907 FitzGerald Fountain is about to be installed in Founders Park at the North End of Ocean Grove. A project that was two years in the planning was made possible by community organizations and townspeople who contributed over $100,000 to the restoration project. “The actual rebuilding of the cast iron fountain is […]

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Ocean Grove Chamber Welcomes New Director

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Ocean Grove Chamber of Commerce, under the direction of new director Jessie Thompson, is inspecting the special events roster to see what can be added or updated for the year 2020 Thompson took over the director’s role in January and says this has been a “year of proficiency” for the […]

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Open Footbridge Gates Says City Official

By DON STINE An Asbury Park City Councilwoman believes it’s wrong to have locked gates on two footbridges over Wesley Lake between Asbury Park and Ocean Grove, and it may be illegal. Asbury Park Councilwoman Eileen Chapman said earlier this week that the gates, which prevent public access from Asbury Park into Ocean Grove from […]

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Volunteers Sought by Historical Society

The summer season is approaching and the Historical Society of Ocean Grove seeks volunteers. The group will  host a Volunteer Social on Sun., June 9 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Museum at 50 Pitman Avenue, Ocean Grove. Opportunities are available for the various events being offered this summer- docents and museum guides […]

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In Ocean Grove, Historic Homes and a Fox

Ocean Grove residents this week were buzzing about the sighting of a fox on their neighborhood streets. Liz Carlson told The Coaster she saw a fox Sunday morning crossing right in front of her on Main Avenue. “He literally looked right at me,” she said. But then he was startled by a garbage truck and […]

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