Asbury Park Expands Pedestrian Walkways

Starting today (Thurs. July 23) through Labor Day, Mon., Sept. 7 Cookman Avenue in Asbury Park from Emory Street to Bangs Avenue will be closed to through traffic and parking seven days a week to allow for the expansion of dining and retail. In addition, the following will begin today, July 23 and will be […]

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Where’s the Mail?

By ED SALVAS A late arriving birthday card is a minor irritation, but not receiving any mail for two or three days, or frequently getting someone else’s mail and it’s time to call the Post Office. Area residents have been grumbling about the mail for months, maybe years, but the arrival of the Covid-19 Pandemic […]

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Online Fundraiser to Help Injured Surfer

A surfing accident on July 4 has left a 27-year-old man paralyzed from the waist down. Aaron Carr, nephew of Asbury Park resident Ruthanne Harrison, has a spinal cord injury and is on a ventilator. “He was thrown off his surfboard and hit the ocean floor head first. He almost drowned and was rushed to […]

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Free Covid Testing in Asbury Park

Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and The Grunin Foundation have partnered to bring free Covid-19 testing to Asbury Park July 27, Aug. 8 and Aug. 14. No appointment is necessary, simply walk up during the testing times and a health professional will conduct the test. You do not need to be symptomatic to be […]

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iStar and Vin Gopal’s Civic Association Offering Grants to Businesses

Asbury Park waterfront Master Developer, iStar, and Sen. Vin Gopal’s Civic Association announced they will team up to support the local Asbury Park business community with micro-grants as they work to overcome the economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic. “Asbury Park’s small businesses help to make the city a vibrant and special community, […]

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