Archive for the ‘Week of 3/16-3/22 2008’ Category

Cool People for the week of 3/16-3/22 2008…

March 16, 2008

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Lisa Barna from the Aztec Ocean Resort poses with Jack-Buster Smith, the most photographed Jack Russell Terrier in Seaside Heights.

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Chief Tommy Boyd and Councilwoman Agnes Polhemus.

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John and Joyce Camera, surrounding Ken Roberts.

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Seaside Heights Class II Patrolman Dan Bloomquist.

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Jorge Guevara.

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Bruce Slager of Kearney Avenue.

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Bill and Fran White, and son Jake.

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Butch Cocci and Melanie Minervini at the St. Patrick’s Dance at the American Legion. Melanie is the wife of…

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Mike Minervini, former Mayor of Keansburg!

Sun breaks through clouds in time for 2008 St. Pat’s Parade!

March 16, 2008

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BIG CROWDS greeted the 2008 St.Patrick’s Parade Day in Seaside Heights. Despite earlier predictions of bad weather, fair skies prevailed before, during and after parade time.

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Seaside Heights Mayor Ken Hershey smiles as he greets parade-goers in his 17th trip leading the parade as Borough Mayor.

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HISTORIC MARCH: The historical Seaside Heights four-woman majority Council members are seen marching together on 2008 St. Patrick’s Parade Day: Joyce Camera, Arline Ottoson, Joann Duszczak and Agnes Polhemus.

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Brad Billhimer & Bryan Huttenberg from the Bamboo Bar, a parade destination since day one.

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STATION 44 PROUD TO PARADE THE NEW AMERICAN LAFRANCE LADDER TRUCK: (from right) Rich Tompkins, Lt. Randy Cabral, Chief James Samarelli, Victor Rose and daughter Victoria.

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BIG MONEY was made by Seaside Heights Fire Auxiliary at their pretzel sale during the parade, which resulted in a record $606.00 profit. This is three times the take-in from 2007, and thanks are in order to the tremendous efforts of all the workers.

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SHFD Auxiliary Business Advisor Kim Samarelli (with daughter Samantha) developed the idea for a pretzel stand, which did even better than she predicted.

Meet Okan…

March 16, 2008

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Okan Yarlug is a seasonal office assistant at the Seaside Heights Office of Public Relations in 2008.Meet Okan: Okan Yarlug will be working as a seasonal office assistant at the Seaside Heights Office of Public Relations in 2008. Okan will have various responsibilities throughout the season, most involving the day to day office responsibilities. Okan’s services will be taking some stress of of the Director during peak times. During his first few days on the job, Okan was involved in a very responsible duty, preparing the main Public Relations Office for a remodeling job. Although he will only be working part-time, Okan has another job in Seaside Heights, as a waiter at Hemingway’s. He is saving up for film school.

May 17th planned opening date for new Luna Rosa…

March 16, 2008

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Construction continues on the new location of the Luna Rosa Trattoria.May 17th planned opening date for new Luna Rosa: As some readers may know, the Luna Rosa Trattoria in Seaside Heights is temporarily out of business, awaiting the completion of a new location. The Luna Rosa will move to a location between Hamilton and Webster Avenues, at the site of the old Karma bar, known for its blue illuminated exterior. Not only will Luna Rosa occupy the Karma property, but it will also have its liquor license as well. In order to accommodate Luna Rosa, the Karma location had to have a dining room built onto it. This is a pretty straight forward building job, just one large room. Work continues to progress, and Luna Rosa owner Carmine DiRosa has set a tentative opening date of May 17th.

American Legion Unit 351 Auxiliary St. Pat’s Dance…

March 16, 2008

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Members of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #351 are seen at their successful and well-attended St. Patrick’s Dance, Saturday March 8th.American Legion Unit 351 Auxiliary St. Pat’s Dance: A good time seemed to be had by all at the St. Patrick’s Dance held at the Seaside Heights American Legion Hall Saturday March 8th. The event was put on by the American Legion Unit 351 Auxiliary. This group knows how to throw a successful and well-attended dance, which is not an easy task. Most groups are lucky to do one event a year. Unit #351 holds dances all the time, the last one in mid-November.