Tag Archives: Adam Schneider

Time to Stop Playing Games with the West End

As is now apparently unofficial tradition, last week’s City Council meeting featured memorable and occasionally heated exchanges between the Administration and opponents of the West End District Overlay (WEDO). As previously documented in this column, WEDO, ostensibly designed to mend … Continue reading

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West End Theatre: a Dismal Past, an Uncertain Future

Though the seaside community of Long Branch has once again found itself snarled in litigation related to real-estate, at last week’s City Council meeting, Mayor Adam Schneider seemed confident his vision for mixed-use properties in the West End neighborhood would … Continue reading

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New Proposals in West End

Several weeks ago, the debate regarding the future of West End’s zoning ordinances were documented in this column: the Long Branch City Council approved an overlay design that would allow Chabad, a religious organization, to construct a multiple-level house of … Continue reading

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Another Season, Another Controversy in Long Branch

Another season, another controversy in Long Branch. This time, the debate isn’t related to eminent domain abuse, Pier Village, or the long awaited reconstruction of the beloved boardwalk, but rather, the future of the quaint West End neighborhood. The local … Continue reading

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Long Branch Mayoral Race ‘14: Low Turnout, High Hopes

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay Huddled into Avery Grant’s mayoral campaign headquarters on Brighton Avenue, Long Branch’s long-downtrodden political opposition experienced an unprecedented boost of energy and inspiration on Tuesday night. It was the non-partisan Election Day, and though twenty-four year … Continue reading

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David Pizzo’s Plans for Long Branch

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay Today is Election Day in New Jersey’s non-partisan municipalities, and while most of the attention has gone to the incredibly high profile Newark mayoral contest, residents in three Monmouth County municipalities—Highlands, Keansburg, and Long Branch—will take … Continue reading

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