Tag Archives: OCEAN GROVE

December 24

LOCAL 2014 MEMORIES & MOMENTS

Check out 16 of the best memories from our area this year….

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November 06

GROUNDBREAKING NEWS: MARY’S PLACE HAS “GROWN ITS WINGS” – READ WHY

Mary’s Place volunteers, guests and supporters gathered Wednesday, along with its founders, to celebrate the groundbreaking for the organization’s new larger facility on Main Street in Ocean Grove. Learn when the new facility is planned to open…

September 21

I’M PISSED: READ WHY I SUPPORT MARY’S PLACE (IT’S CRAZY I HAVE TO EVEN SAY THAT) + FACTS

Proving no good deed goes unpunished, Mary’s Place is being attacked…

September 11

SUPERSTORM SANDY SUCCESS STORY: BAR ROOM OWNER NOW LIVING HIS DREAM, READ WHY…

Jay Vacchiano took a challenging situation after Superstorm Sandy and make it a life-fulfilling dream. Read his inspiring story…

September 11

MARY’S PLACE HONORS WNBC’S PAT BATTLE & HUSBANDS OF VOLUNTEERS: INSPIRATION TRUMPED TEARS

Under a full moon in Ocean Grove, inspiration trumped tears during the “Let’s Build it Together” fundraiser for Mary’s Place by the Sea on Saturday. More than 250 survivors and supporters attended the event at the Ocean Avenue home of William P. Gannon, held to further a capital campaign for the construction of the new facility […]

August 07

RE-READ THE ARTICLE THAT STARTED A WAVE OF PUBLICITY: LITTLE LEAGUE’S HISTORIC CURVE BALL THROWN BY LOCAL WOMAN

As the 75th Anniversary season of Little League begins, there is one woman to thank for ensuring girls everywhere get their turn at bat. It happened 40 years ago…

July 03

“I DIDN’T WANT THE FUNNY STORIES TO BE FORGOTTEN”: OCEAN GROVE INN OWNERS PUBLISH MEMOIR

Ocean Grove inn owners have just independently published a insightful memoir “Spend a Night with Dick and Jane: It’s the Inn Thing to Do.” The paperback is a lighthearted look back at their years spent as Bed and Breakfast owners…

May 15

MARY’S PLACE ANNOUNCES MOVE & EXPANSION: SEE THE NEW BUILDING

The founders of Mary’s Place by the Sea, a respite house serving women affected by cancer, announced Saturday the organization’s plans to construct a new building and relocate to 24 Main Avenue in Ocean Grove. “Our new home will let us the help more women, in more ways,” said Michele Gannon, co-founder.  “We will go from […]