Hartson & Irene

Hartson & Irene

According to Hartson Poland, his great grandparents, Hartson “Hardy” and Irene, founded a house-moving business in Neptune back in 1886. It was relocated to Brinley Avenue just east of where the Bank of America is today (522 Main Street). Sons Henry and Jimmy ran the...
“Jimmy Gold”

“Jimmy Gold”

Bradley Beach! What memories. Well, here’s mine. I was going to Bradley for years with the family for the summer where we lived on 5th Avenue! In 1953 I was 17 (I think) and I noticed Jimmy Gold, an “‘older” guy (’bout 22) who was one of the lifeguards at the beach....
Lifeguard Meets Student Nurse

Lifeguard Meets Student Nurse

Bob was working as a summer lifeguard in Bradley Beach. He was lifting a lifeguard boat and developed a hernia. He decided to get the hernia repaired in September of 1973. I was in my second year of nursing school at Jersey Shore Medical Center’s school of nursing ”...
Love Meets the Bradley Beach Vortex

Love Meets the Bradley Beach Vortex

After getting out of an eight-year relationship that went nowhere good, I found myself happy being single. There were all these things in life I wanted to explore and no longer felt held back. During this period I made an exciting list of all of the fun things I...
Mamma Knows Best

Mamma Knows Best

On a summer day a few years ago, Anthony and several others were in a room next to the bar area of Uva’s Restaurant (which he owns along with his mother) discussing how to better utilize a certain area of the restaurant. All of a sudden Anthony’s mom walked into the...

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