Developer Still Committed to Replacing Panels

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The case of the copper panels removed from the top facade of Convention Hall and stolen from their boardwalk storage facility still confounds some concerned citizens. At this week’s City Council Jerry Scarano, who owns property in the city, asked about the panels, as well as a copper ship that […]

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Senior Club Seeks Members

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Bradley Beach Senior Club is looking for new members. Being a Bradley Beach resident is not a requirement for membership. The group recently met for lunch at the Black Trumpet in Spring Lake to enjoy each other’s company and discuss ways to recruit new members. Leader of the group, […]

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Camping Denied at Carousel Lot

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Asbury Park City Council decided that the proposal for upscale boutique tent camping in the Carousel building parking lot was not in keeping with the redevelopment agreement with Madison Marquette. In a three to two vote, the proposal was denied after being reviewed by the Technical Review Committee last […]

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City OKs Condo Project on West Side

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Interfaith Neighbors Inc. has been approved to build 20 residential units on a vacant lot on Springwood Avenue across from the new park in Asbury Park. The $4.1 million project has been called the Turf Club Project because it is across the street from the former Turf Club. The resolution […]

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Crane House Updated for Summer

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Stephen Crane House in Asbury Park is being repaired, painted and spruced up in time for the planned summer programs. Asbury Park Historical Society Vice President James Henry, said the main focus in this phase of the rehabilitation is the parlor, which is where most of the programs take […]

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Around City Hall…

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI At this week’s workshop meeting Asbury Park Mayor John Moor once again asked that the signs in city parks stating no picnics allowed be removed. When City Manager Michael Capabianco said staff were “working on it” the mayor said simply, “how bout some tape.” “Ok, we’ll tape the no fun […]

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2 Bridges Over Deal Lake to Open May 27

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Two bridges that have been closed for a year causing traffic to be redirected coming into and out of Asbury Park’s north end will be officially opened Fri., May 27. The dedication of the Main Street Bridge will be at 8 a.m. with the dedication of the Sunset Avenue Bridge […]

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