$735,000 Awarded to 3 Coastal Lakes

  By DON STINE Three coastal lakes, including Deal Lake the largest lake in the county, will see their water quality improved under a $735,000 state grant recently awarded to the Deal Lake Commission. Deal Lake, which borders several towns including Ocean Township and Neptune, Sunset Lake in Asbury Park, and Wesley Lake, between Asbury […]

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Allenhurst Officials Will Go to Trenton to Stop Railroad Crossing Closure

  By DON STINE A proposal to permanently close the railroad crossing at Allen Avenue in Allenhurst brought more than two dozen borough residents to this week’s Board of Commissioners meeting. The state Department of Transportation and NJ Transit are planning to close the Allen Avenue railroad crossing between Main Street and Lake Drive.  NJT […]

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Former JCP&L Building Up for Auction

  By DON STINE Jersey Central Power and Light Company is auctioning off two of its buildings on Main Street and Hume Street in Allenhurst next month. “We are very happy that action on these buildings is moving forward. They currently serve no purpose and we are looking forward to some revitalization in that area,” […]

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Allenhurst Opposes Railroad Crossing Closing

  By DON STINE The railroad crossing in Allenhurst at Allen Avenue will be permanently closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic under a proposal now being presented to borough officials. The state Department of Transportation (DOT) and NJ Transit (NJT) are planning to close the Allen Avenue railroad crossing between Main Street and Lake Drive. […]

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Slight Tax Decrease in Allenhurst

  Allenhurst residents will see a slight decrease in their municipal purpose tax rate under the 2017 budget introduced on March 28. A public hearing on the budget is scheduled for on Tues., April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Taxpayers will see an approximate two-cent decrease in their municipal tax rate under the total $5,224,732 budget, […]

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New Entrance at Allenhurst Beach

  By DON STINE Allenhurst’s popular beach club will have a new entrance that may be up and running by the end of this year. “It will certainly be in place by the next summer season,” Administrator/acting-Borough Clerk Donna Campagna said. She said the project is funded through a $140,000 Monmouth County Open Space grant […]

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The Ocean in Allenhurst Will Turn Green

  By RICHARD VIRGILIO It’s one of the many overlooked special things about New Jersey that help us forget the Housewives and Snooki. For the 73rd year on Sun., Sept. 4 at 2 p.m., following a brief bagpiper procession on the boardwalk, more than 10 pounds of vegetable-based dye will be released into the ocean […]

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Deal Lake bridges to open next week

  By DON STINE Two major bridge replacement projects – one between Asbury Park and the Wanamassa section of Ocean Township and one on Main Street between Interlaken and Loch Arbour – should be completed next week and the roads open to traffic. Freeholder Thomas Arnone, liaison to the county Department of Public Works and […]

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