Local Attorney Fights to Protect Historic Church

Stained glass windows inside 142-year-old Holy Spirit Church

Holy Spirit Church’s Future Uncertain

De Seno Files Suit to Protect Holy Spirit Church in Asbury Park, Seeks Temporary Restraining Order

The future of the 142-year-old Holy Spirt Roman Catholic Church on Second Avenue is uncertain. JDL Investment Group, LLC, the developers, say they’ll save it by creating condos. Lawyer and Holy Spirit Grammar School alumnus Tommy De Seno is suing to preserve the church for worship and to serve the community.

Asbury Park Native Makes it to the Super Bowl

Mya Sims, Asbury Park native

Fly Like an Eagle

Asbury’s Daughter Makes it to the Super Bowl

Tiasia Newman’s first entry in her column, Remember Darling, tells readers why, even though she’s “not a huge football fan,” she will tune in to the game: to watch an Asbury native cheer on the Eagles.

Beloved Student Program Seen as in Jeopardy

(L-R: Al, Ky, Tiviana, Dianellis) Four Asbury Park Allied Health Program students addressed the Board of Education, bearing a poster with the words, HELP SAVE THE ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAM signed by dozens of fellow classmates.

Students Speak to the BOE to Save the Allied Health Program

Superintendent clashes with students and parents during meeting recess

Students and community members took to the microphone to express disappointment and anger about the loss of their beloved teacher, Sarita Gogan, and expressed fear for the future of the Allied Health Program.

City Council Moves to Protect Historic Buildings

The south side of historic Asbury Park Convention Hall which the developer has failed to maintain

City Holds Boardwalk Developer in Default

Failure to Make Real Progress Could Lead to Madison Asbury Retail’s Termination as Developer of Convention Hall, Fourth Avenue Pavilion

Madison Asbury Retail, LLC held Responsible The City of Asbury Park Municipal Council passed a Resolution to serve Notices of Default to Madison Asbury Retail, LLC, (a subsidiary of Madison Marquette), regarding its failure to honor formal agreements with the City of Asbury Park…

Happy New Year!

New Year, New Council

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Transgender Day of Remembrance, Nov 20

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), held annually on November 20, honors the memories of transgender people who were victims of violence.

Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil Held at Blackbird Community Commons

Led by Geena Buono, LGBTQ and allies read over 300 names of transgender victims of violence

Transgender people and allies participated in The Transgender Day of Remembrance the day after an attack on an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado. Asbury Park Reporter recorded the event.

Election 2022 Results are in

Certification to Follow by Nov 21

hear From the Candidates

Angela, Jayanna, Phikai, & Ceahni – APR Youth Interviewers

Election 2022: Candidate Youth Interviews

Four young Asbury Park citizens question Board of Education, Council, and Mayoral candidates

Asbury Park youth met and created questions for candidates running for municipal office. All eleven candidates were invited to participate and eight made themselves available.

Council Shake-Up

Third Term for Moor

Councilperson Jesse Kendle & Mayor John Moor

Voters Stay the Course with Moor for Mayor in Asbury Park

Incumbent Mayor Moor elected for Third Term, his running mate loses to challenger Ahbez-Anderson

John Moor, Mayor of Asbury Park, was reelected to another four-year term with 58% of the total votes tallied so far (1704). Challengers Felicia Simmons garnered 31% (919) and Sonja Mack gained 10% (290).