Men’s Day Celebration at City Church; Technical contributions of African-Americans discussed

  In March 1993, when Camp Evans’ closing was announced, Fred Carl began an effort to save Camp Evans in Wall Township, a part of Ft. Monmouth by transforming Camp Evans into a Science Education Center. In 1998, it was incorporated as a not-for-profit – Information Learning Center/ InfoAge Science History Center with a web […]

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Need Homework Help? Try the Asbury Park Library

  By DENISE HERSCHEL Asbury Park children have plenty to look forward to this fall at the Asbury Park Library, according to Linda Keane, Children’s Librarian and Program Coordinator. The “Craft Lady,” Miss Irene Boles-Petry is back again to continue with her monthly session of stories, snacks and seasonal crafts. Boles-Petry is a regular favorite […]

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The Zombies Are Coming!

  By JOSEPH SAPIA It is hard to kill the undead — Asbury Park’s zombie walk is scheduled for Sat., Oct. 3 for the 8th consecutive year. Jason Meehan, founder of the walk, has sold the event — the rights, events, Facebook and website sites, and brands — to city tavern-restaurant owner John “Johnny Mac” […]

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Seats Still Available for Historic Trip

  Rock/blues icon Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes are headed to Cuba for an historic visit and appearance at the Havana International Jazz Festival Dec. 17 to 2217th – 22nd, while the band is also touring around the U.S. in support of their new CD Soultime! The album is the band’s first new studio […]

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Crane House Receives National Historic Status

  The Asbury Park Historical Society was recently notified by the state Office of Historic Preservation that the historic Stephen Crane House has been officially added to the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register is the nation’s official list of cultural resources significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering and other similar categories. […]

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Thousands Attend Oysterfest

  By JOSEPH SAPIA The Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce is still calculating figures, but it appears 11,000 or 12,000 people visited its eighth annual Oyster Festival over the Sept. 11 to 13 weekend. This year, the festival, held near the Carousel building at the oceanfront, had weather ranging from clear on Friday to rainy […]

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In Asbury Park: Telephone Vendor Acknowledges Overbilling of $76,000

  By ED SALVAS The city of Asbury Park recently deposited a check for $76,879.64 from the company that formerly handled the municipal telephone service. That money was reimbursement to the city for overcharges submitted by Windstream Communications, the firm that formerly handled the municipal phone service. Mayor John Moor announced the refund at the […]

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