Bradley Beach Honors Lifeguards, Coast Guard and Private Citizens for Saving Swimmers from Surf

  By PETE WALTON Bradley Beach officials have honored lifeguards, private citizens and Coast Guard personnel who rescued four people from rough surf this month. “On Sept. 5, two young girls ages 12 and 13 were swimming off the Second Avenue Beach and began struggling in the water,” said Mayor Gary Engelstad. “Their mother attempted […]

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Preparations for Disaster

  By PETE WALTON Residents of Neptune and Neptune City can find out how their communities are ready for disasters during Preparathon 2017 on Wed., Sept. 20. “This is an opportunity to see the things the towns can do in case of emergencies,” said Neptune City Mayor Bob Brown at a recent Borough Council meeting. As […]

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Back to Arbitration for Bradley Beach Rehab Facility

  By PETE WALTON Bradley Beach’s dispute with an oceanfront rehabilitation residence and its landlord will go to binding arbitration. Municipal Attorney Michael R. DuPont told the Borough Council this week that the owner, Simone Realty Inc., has agreed to allow retired Ocean County Assignment Judge Eugene Serpentellito decide on the issues between the sides. […]

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Giamano’s Restaurant in Bradley Beach Demolished

  By PETE WALTON Demolition is underway at the former Giamano’s restaurant on Main Street in Bradley Beach. After a 30-year run, owner Steffan Manno closed the business in January. In 2015, Manno obtained approval from the borough to erect a three-story, mixed-use building with residential units on the upper floors and commercial space at […]

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In Bradley Beach: Officials Consider Master Plan Update as Developers Show Interest

  By PETE WALTON The Bradley Beach Planning Board will meet tonight (July 27) to consider updating the borough’s master plan. At the Borough Council meeting earlier this week, Mayor Gary Engelstad said he would bring the council and Planning Board together soon to discuss future redevelopment in the town. The mayor said developers have […]

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Brewery to Open in Bradley Beach

  By PETE WALTON Another mini-brewery is coming to the area, this one on Main Street in Bradley Beach. Bradley Brew Project is expected to open late this year or early next at 714 Main St., most recently occupied by the Blue Marlin and home to a number of restaurants over the years. “We can […]

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Longtime Bradley Beach Employee Remembered

  By PETE WALTON Fran Sauta, longtime secretary to the Bradley Beach planning and zoning boards and a popular figure in the borough her entire life, died over the weekend. She was 82. “Bradley Beach’s heart is truly broken,” said Mayor Gary Engelstad. “We have lost one of the kindest, loving persons who was so […]

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