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.
David & Karen Share Their Love Story

David & Karen Share Their Love Story

We met at Bradley Beach in the summer of ’83. We were both part of a large group of people who rented a house each year, and then scheduled weekends based on how many “shares” one bought: a full share was every weekend, a half share gave one half the weekends, etc....
Fran & Gary

Fran & Gary

We met in front of Mike and Lou’s on Ocean Avenue, Bradley Beach in August of 1959. I was with a girlfriend on a rainy day and got into a friend’s car to get out of the rain. And Gary was in the car. We hung out on Brinley Avenue beach. We were just kids (15 and 16)....
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...

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