Helping Love Bloom in Bradley

Helping Love Bloom in Bradley

No, I didn’t marry a man I met in Bradley Beach. I couldn’t have met him here, because he came from Trenton and Trenton went to Belmar. I did, however, meet a lot of boyfriends in Bradley that I didn’t marry. To be in high school and summer in Bradley Beach meant boys...
Sunrise Surprise

Sunrise Surprise

Jessica and Skyler Fox got engaged in Bradley Beach at sunrise in August of 2013. They spend time at her parents’ shore house in Bradley Beach each summer. On that particular weekend, they were there along with her parents, brother, sister-in-law, and niece....
Athanasia & James

Athanasia & James

Lampros and Vasaliki Scaltsas, maternal grandparents of Bradley Beach native Eileen Shissias, operated the Fourth Avenue Pavilion, a boardwalk restaurant on Ocean and Fourth. Since they had a lovely young daughter, a cousin told them about eligible twin bachelors who...
Beverly & Leonard

Beverly & Leonard

My husband, Leonard Riley, was born on Newark Avenue and raised in Bradley Beach. He really loved his hometown and never lived anywhere else. Leonard was a real “people” person. A builder, sheet metal worker, and career policeman, he was a graduate of the FBI Academy...
Bill Blumenau

Bill Blumenau

I saw Bill Blumenau over the fence. I saw him on the beach the next day. I had made such an impression that he thought he was picking me up. He had his own band at the LaReine Hotel and I was babysitting for the summer for Shirley and Sandy Gutentag. They had rented...
Charles & Emma

Charles & Emma

Charles and Emma Warwick lived at 405 Main Street. They owned and operated a grocery store at the corner of Fifth and Main from the beginning of the 20th century until the late 1930s.

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