Bradley Beach Names New Administrator

By PETE WALTON David G. Brown II is the new borough administrator in Bradley Beach. The Long Branch native is the former administrator in Roselle and most recently served as executive director of the Linden Roselle Sewage Authority. Since January 2018, Brown has worked as the part-time purchasing agent for Bradley Beach. He will continue […]

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Bradley Beach Administrator Leaving Post

By PETE WALTON Kelly Barrett is stepping down as borough clerk and business administrator in Bradley Beach, The Coaster has learned. Barrett, who is suing the borough and two council members for gender discrimination, will continue to be paid until her accumulated vacation time and sick leave runs out. According to information obtained by the […]

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Bradley Beach Plans Purchase of Church

By PETE WALTON The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association has agreed to sell the First United Methodist Church building in Bradley Beach to the borough. “I’m very happy to announce that an agreement has been reached for the acquisition of the Methodist Church property on LaReine Avenue from the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association,” Mayor […]

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Neptune City Residents to Vote on Projects

By PETE WALTON Neptune City residents age 14 and up have until Dec. 13 to vote for one of five projects proposed through the borough’s new “participatory budgeting initiative.” Councilman David Calhoun said all suggestions were vetted for viability by the borough business office before a committee of volunteers chose the five finalists. The proposals […]

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New Investors Being Considered for Former Giamano’s

By PETE WALTON Two prospective investors are being vetted as possible partners in the stalled construction project at the former Giamano’s restaurant property in Bradley Beach. Mayor Gary Engelstad shared the news with residents when the Borough Council met earlier this week. Several years ago the borough approved construction in 2015 of a three-story, mixed-use […]

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In Bradley Beach: Curbside Plastic Film Recycling Program to Begin in November

By PETE WALTON S.C. Johnson & Son Inc., the international consumer products giant, is shining its worldwide public relations spotlight on Bradley Beach this week. The borough and the Wisconsin-based company officially announced New Jersey’s first pilot program for curbside plastic film recycling. Bradley Beach residents will be able to recycle their clean plastic bags, […]

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