Category Archives: Jersey Shore

Despite Challenge, Asbury Park’s New Government Takes Office

On January 1st, while much of the Jersey Shore was nursing the year’s first hangover, Asbury Park’s newly elected Mayor and City Council were ready to get down to business. It was the day of the city government’s reorganization, and … Continue reading

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Christmas, Santa Claus, Arrives at the Jersey Shore

In many respects, December is the only time of year that can match the excitement of summer at the Jersey Shore. That may sound crazy, especially to those who hate winter or erroneously believe there isn’t anything worth seeing down … Continue reading

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It’s Election Day (Again), Asbury and Long Branch!

Asbury Park and Long Branch have long been viewed as something akin to sister cities. One-time tourist rivals, both communities were prestigious Victorian seaside resorts that competed to attract society’s upper crust to the pristine beaches and boardwalks. Both suffered … Continue reading

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Asbury Park’s Beaches Are Clean, But The Elections Are Dirty!

Last year, Asbury Park’s City Council race was plagued by what seemed like endless controversy. The non-partisan election saw members of both the A-Team and One Asbury tickets join the city’s governing body, but its outcome was fraught by divisiveness … Continue reading

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In Long Branch, Jeff Bell Appeals to Republicans

Long Branch is known for many things—the beaches, boardwalk, dining, and diversity—but being a bastion of Republicanism is not one of them. Indeed, with a Democratic Mayor in office for twenty-two years, and a voter registration profile that benefits the … Continue reading

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Halloween Special Feature: Remembering Hans Holzer’s Paranormal Investigations in NJ (Part II)

As was revealed in the previous article, the late Dr. Hans Holzer, famed pioneer of psychical research, helped put Port Monmouth’s Spy House on the paranormal map. The historic property, now a waterfront museum officially known as the “Seabrook-Wilson House,” … Continue reading

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Romney Seems Ready for Another Run

For the past several weeks, the media and the Republican Party have been abuzz with talk related to a most unexpected of topics: former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. If the pundits are to be believed, the two-time GOP presidential candidate … Continue reading

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