May 7 is the first Saturday of the month which means the Sea Bright Library will be hosting its monthly organ recital and sing along.
Councilman Charlie Rooney launched the program earlier this year to give the organ pipes a workout and bring the community together to enjoy the library which is housed in the Sea Bright United Methodist Church.
Rooney has arranged for Judy Grimes to play the organ and lead the community in song. Grimes is bringing song books to help the participants sing along.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Sea Bright | Tags: Charlie Rooney, Judy Grimes, Monmouth County News, Organ Music, Sea Bright, Sea Bright Library, Sea Bright United Methodist Church | Comments Off on Sea Bright Library First Saturday Recital Will Celebrate Mother’s Day
Sea Bright- When Councilman Charlie Rooney was working with the Sea Bright United Methodist Church to have them host the borough’s library after Hurricane Sandy, he was struck with the beauty of the chapel and especially the pipe organ that majestically rises behind the altar.
Rooney learned that an organ’s pipes will deteriorate if they are not played, and the church’s organ wasn’t being used much. To preserve organ and enhance the community, Rooney arranges for an organist to play for an hour on the first Saturday of every month. This Saturday, April 2, Jeff Cupp of Ocean Grove will be playing the organ from 11 a.m. till noon.
Rooney said that even though Cupp was an organist at the church during the 70’s and 80’s, that he will be playing more than chruch music this Saturday.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Sea Bright | Tags: Councilman Charlie Rooney, Jeff Cupp, Monmouth County News, Organ Music, Sea Bright Libray, Sea Bright United Methodist Church | 1 Comment »
It was crazy,’ says father of baby born in shore traffic
SEA BRIGHT — When the call came in, Trevor Abbud was at his brother’s house for his niece’s birthday party, dressed as a clown. It was around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday when his wife, Rose, called him to say she felt like she was about to go into labor. So he rushed home, got changed and… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 23rd, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Sea Bright | Tags: Child birth, Monmouth County News, Rose Abbud, Sea Bright, Trevor Abbud | Comments Off on Woman gives birth outside Sea Bright beach club
SEA BRIGHT — When borough resident Daniel Ekdahl heard that Donovan’s Reef was reopening its tiki bar on Friday afternoon, he was the first in line and bought the first beer they sold this season. He returned each day of the weekend. “I’ve known Donovan’s my whole life,” said Ekdahl, 33, remembering that his parents used… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: July 12th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Hurricane Sandy, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Sea Bright, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: Donovan's Reef, Hurricane Sandy, Monmouth County News, Sea Bright, Superstorm Sandy | Comments Off on Sea Bright favorite Donovan’s Reef reopens tiki bar post Hurricane Sandy
Sea Bright Democrats Expect A Primary Fight Over Council Nominations
Councilman Marc Leckstein: Gopal with overrule local chairman and award him the party line in the primary
Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long is poised to lead the tiny coastal borough’s recovery from Superstorm Sandy for another four years.
Long, an Independent, will file her nominating petitions this week, over two months before they are due for Independent candidates. Both the Democratic and Republican municipal chairs have said that they won’t field candidates against Long.
“I am hopeful the voters of Sea Bright will give me the opportunity to see through our rebuilding from Sandy, the recovery of our municipal finances and the economic revitalization of our downtown,” Long said in a prepared statement, “I want to make sure we incorporate lessons learned from Sandy to improve our future resilience, and that we continue to engage and empower Sea Bright residents to be an active part that process.
“Over the last three and half years, we have seen that when we roll up our sleeves and work together, we succeed. If we keep bringing that spirit to the tasks at hand, I know Sea Bright’s potential can finally be realized. I am honored that the Democrat and Republican party organizations are not opposing my re-election bid, and am very very grateful. I look forward to working with them all to keep Sea Bright moving forward.”Art Gallagher | Filed under: Dina Long, Monmouth County, Sea Bright, Vin Gopal | Tags: 2015 Elections, Dina Long, Jack Keeler, Marc Leckstein, Marianne McKenzie Morse, Martin Arasin, Sea Bright, Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long, Vin Gopal | 1 Comment »
Join us for Sea Bright’s 1st Annual Touch-A-Truck Extravaganza!
Touch-A-Truck is a fun, family event enjoyed by kids of all ages! Kids will be able to sit in the driver’s seat, take pictures and explore everything inside a real police car. This Thursday, 9/18, Sea Bright Police Chief John Sorrentino and his staff will on hand to demonstrate how to best protect our towns!
You’ll also be in time to meet Sea Bright’s rising culinary star Chef Kyle from DIVE Coastal Bar who will prepare a dish using locally grown fruit and vegetables. Come sample one of Sea Bright’s best new and innovative chefs.
Sea Bright’s Farmers’ Market is held every Thursday from 2 to 7pm, through October and is conveniently located in the municipal parking lot on Ocean Avenue. Participants include Great Road Farm and Krowicki Farms for locally produced and naturally grown fruits and vegetables, PickleLicious for olives and pickles, Holly Jolly Jams for jams and jellies, Neshanic Valley Beekeeprs for locally produced honey, Baker’s Bounty for breads and cakes, Fair Mountain