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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Parking Study Ready by Fall

By DON STINE A comprehensive parking study in Ocean Grove is expected to be completed by the fall,  officials said. “Ocean Grove is still saturated with parking this year and the study should be just as viable as if the Covid19 pandemic were not here,” Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association President Michael Badger said earlier […]

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Church Seeks Donations for Treasures Bazaar

The Ocean Grove Church at 80 Embury Ave. will host its Treasure Hunters’ Bazaar Sat., Aug. 22 in the Fellowship Hall. Donated items that are new or like-new are sought. The specific types of items requested are antiques, new clothing and shoes with sales tags, jewelry, new books, fresh linens, like-new home décor, brand new […]

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Volunteer Beautification Group Seeks Donations

It was a successful planting season for the Ocean Grove Beautification project group despite the painful circumstances of Covid-19. The all-volunteer group was able to plant the 90 boardwalk urns, five historic urns and 17 public gardens with its dedicated volunteers. Some new, hard-working volunteers, also joined the group. In a release the group said […]

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Preparing for a Summer Unlike Any Other

In our new world where most of us don’t leave home without a mask shore towns are preparing for Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer. But it will be unlike any other. Boardwalks have been reopened but in some you must keep to the right and be mindful of social distancing. Police will […]

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Social Distancing for Lifeguards

To prepare for the summer, the Ocean Grove Beach Foundation teamed up with the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association to construct one-person lifeguard stands to adhere to social-distancing requirements on the beach Foundation members included Kirk Cramer (design/construction), Dave Jenkins Sr., Ed Henry, Carl Minnis, Jeff Downing, Bob Borders, Doug Arpert, and Al Komjathy. – […]

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Ocean Grove Historical Society Donates to Hospital

By DON STINE The Ocean Grove Historical Society seems to be an unlikely donator of personal protective equipment to a hospital but that is exactly what happened. Historical Society President Robert Waitt said hundreds of surgical shoe covers were found in the basement of the society’s headquarters at 50 Pitman Ave. He said the shoe […]

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