Where the Ghouls Are

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI There are plenty of holiday happenings for all ages in the shore area this Halloween weekend, so put on your best costume and head out. For those who like a little fright in their festivities Camp Evans in Wall Township is presenting the Camp Evans Base of Terror Friday and […]

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Residents Invited to Study Abroad

  Community members ages 18 and up are invited to broaden their horizons this year with a short-term study abroad course offered by Brookdale Community College. The six-week courses, offered between May and August 2017, blend traditional classroom learning with one- to two-week guided excursions across the globe. This year students are invited to swim, […]

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Behind the Badge

  By JOSEPH PANGARO On Saturday a bomb exploded along the route of a charity 5K run for Marines and Sailors. Later that night another bomb, a “pressure cooker” bomb as they are called because they are made with pressure cookers normally used for cooking dinner, exploded in New York City and a third unexploded […]

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County Seeking Employers for Sept. 30 Job Fair

  Monmouth County will again offer employers and jobseekers the opportunity to connect at the Monmouth County Fall Job Fair scheduled for Friday, Sept. 30 at Brookdale Community College. “We are inviting employers who have immediate job openings to participate in Monmouth County’s Fall Job Fair, which draws hundreds of job seekers each year,” said […]

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Out of This World Experience

  It will be an out-of-this-world experience at the InfoAge Center in Wall Sun., Aug. 28 – literally a unique presentation about two first-time journeys into deep space. Frank O’Brien, a volunteer historian for NASA, will give a presentation about NASA’s New Horizons space probe journey to Pluto and its Dawn mission to Ceres. “The […]

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Respect the Power of the Ocean

  By PETE WALTON and JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Officials at the shore caution bathers never to underestimate the ocean following the rescue of four from the water in Asbury Park Sun., Aug. 14 and the apparent drowning of a man off Bradley Beach over the weekend. Bradley Beach Chief of Police Leonard Guida reminds those […]

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The Heat is On!

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI It was a weekend of near constant heat advisories and thunderstorms watches from local police departments as officials warned shore area residents and visitors to take caution in the high heat. Asbury Park Deputy City Manager Kevin Keddy said the city was “busier than you can even imagine. The whole […]

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Business Booming Over Fourth of July Weekend

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI By all accounts the 2016 Fourth of July weekend at the Jersey shore was a great one, beginning with wonderful weather, large crowds and businesses and beaches thriving. In Asbury Park Beach Safety Supervisor Joe Bongiovanni could hardly contain his enthusiasm. “It was great, we were mobbed every day,” he […]

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