Hopes and Dreams for 2016

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI and DON STINE Asbury Park Mayor John Moor didn’t hesitate for one minute to set his top priority for the new year: “It’s the same in Asbury Park as in every city, country and worldwide – less guns on the street, there are way too many guns, there is way […]

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Asbury Park Hires 2 Directors

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Asbury Park will be starting the new year with two new hires, a Director of Communications and Director of Public Works. City Manager Michael Capabianco said the communications director, which is a new position, is Hannah Walker, formerly of the Asbury Park Sun, an online news publication, with a starting […]

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Asbury Park Police Officer Receives Award

  A Boulder, Colorado-based, nationally-syndicated radio show has selected Asbury Park Police Officer Connie Breech its eChievement Award for her work gathering toys for needy children during the Christmas season. The annual Asbury Park Toy Drive is now in its 16th year. Founded by Breech, the program has expanded over the years and toys collected […]

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Asbury Park Students Urged to Work Hard, Respect Elders

  By JOANNE PAPAIANNI Work hard, don’t be discouraged and respect those who love was the message Community Activist Tyronne Laws brought to Asbury Park High School students during a recent program. The program “Understanding and Respecting Your Culture” touched on a wide range of topics during a slide show of prominent African Americans. As […]

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