MB Gallery

Monmouth Beach Gallery …

Presented here are distinctive Monmouth Beach images from various times, places and sources. I claim no ownership of the images — I just track them down and post them. Sources provided will be credited (and check back for regular updates):

The Shores high-rise condo on Ocean Avenue, 2020.

The Channel Club Tower high-rise condo on Channel Drive, 2019.

The Admiralty high-rise condo on Ocean Avenue, 2020.

MB gas-service station on Ocean Avenue, 2020. On sale for $1.8 million.

Glorious sunset in MB, Summer 2020 (Jack Flaherty Photo).

MB School Grade 5, 1973-74.

MB School Grade 3, 1971. Mrs. Van Dyke teacher.

MB School Grade 2, 1970-71

MB School Grade 2, 1987-88. Mrs. Dottie Hansen teacher.

MB First Aid members John Brazas and Charlie Schulz with new squad vehicle, 1970s.

MB First Aid Squad, 1970s (Jack Flaherty Photo).

MB beach erosion, July 4, 2020.

MB marina area, 2020.

Church of the Precious Blood, 2020 (Michael-Ann Howley-Gatenby Photo).

MB coast at dawn, 2019.

Plaque tribute to Sgt. Michael P. Murray of the MBPD in front of Borough Hall, 2020. (Jack Flaherty Photo). A US Army veteran, Michael served for 32 years with the MB police and retired in 1999. He died in April 2011. He and his wife of 44 years Paula lived in Little Silver.

Precious Blood Church, 1930s.

MB Mart opens. APP, November 1968.

Valentine Street–Riverdale Avenue area, 1930s. (Photo submitted by Kerry Murray Lawlor).

Along the MB shore, 2009.

Racoon Island, 2018 (Frank E. Snead Photo).

MB School staff, 1966.

New MB School under construction, 1975.

Monmouth Beach Life by Jack Flaherty, 2020.

Looking north into MB at dawn, 2018.

Typical Central Jersey train that ran from Sandy Hook to Long Branch, 1930s.

MB Police Chiefs Richard White and Drew Winans, 2000s.

MB-American Bicentennial Parade, 1976.

Ice boaters on Manahasset Creek, 1930s.

Storm damage along Ocean Avenue, 1970s.

Patten Avenue Bridge, 1930s.

MB train station, 1920s.

MB women’s softball, 1950s. Can anyone identify the players?

MB sands — come and go, 2018.

Surrounded: DWI check-point at the MB Cultural Center parking lot, 2018.

Cottage Road beach area. One of the sand erosion “hot spots” along the NJ coast, 2011.

MB School Class of 1912.

MB School cornerstone, 2018.

Shorelands, 1925.

Precious Blood Church balcony, 2000s.

MB Memorial Day ceremony, 1990s.

MB train station, 1906. Built in the 1890s by the MB Association.

Precious Blood Church, 1905.

Pete’s Inn and the Sheridan family, 1943.

Scene from the HBO-TV show “The Sopranos,” that was filmed in Monmouth Beach, 2000.

Jay Ross (financier) and Richard Keller (police chief) at the new borough police facility on Willow Avenue, 1990.

The Rev. Earl Gannon of Precious Blood Church at his retirement dinner at Channel Club, 1985.

MB Police Department on Willow Avenue, 2017.

MB train depot on Railroad Avenue, 1920s.

The “Shorelands Taxi,” 1925.

Monmouth Beach coast looking south, 2006.

Yacht Bar in Marine Room at Vivian’s Johnson’s Night Club on Ocean Avenue, early 1930s.

Grand opening of new MBFA building on Beach Road, May 1973.

Rectory of the Church of the Precious Blood, 2017.

Shrewsbury River viewed from Galilee, 2017.

MB Borough Hall being lifted, 2017

MB Post Office in Village Square, 2017.

Shorelands clubhouse, 1930s.

Friends gather at the Monmouth Beach Inn on Valentine Street, 1950s.

Ice skaters on the Shrewsbury River, 1970s.

MB ballplayers on Racoon Island, 1974. (Dan Hennessey photo)

Owners Mary Holden and Ed Holden in Pete’s Inn, 1945.

Church of the Precious Blood and Rectory, 1950s.

MB School, 1969.

Channel Club Tower under construction, 1972.

“Dogs for Defense” — US Coast Guardsmen from MB station use dogs to help patrol the shoreline during World War II. The photo won a NJ Press Association award (APP, Oct. 1943).

Monmouth Beach Inn by Valentine Street Bridge, 1940s.

Easter celebration at MB borough hall with Police Chief Dick Keller (l), 1974.

A Monmouth Beach sunset, April 2020. Jack Flaherty Photo.

Flowers in front of Church of the Precious Blood, which is closed due to the Coronavirus, 2020.

The golf course entrance on Shorelands?

The Admiralty Condo on Ocean Avenue, 2010s.

Monmouth Beach School being torn down, 1982.

Old MB Post Office work area, 1940s.

Jay W. Ross at the MB First Aid building dedication dinner, 1973.

MB School PTA show at Borough Hall, 1950s.

Church of the Precious Blood, early 1900s.

MB School on Griffin Street, 1940s.

Old MB Post Office, 1920s.

Monmouth Sailing Center on West Street, 1970s.

MB police kiosk at Ocean Avenue-Beach Road, 1920s.

Proposal sketch for new Monmouth Beach School, 1973.

Monmouth Beach train station, early 1900s.

Patten Avenue swing bridge, 1920s.

Sheridan’s Garage on Willow Avenue — later Pete’s Inn and now Boyle’s Tavern.

Mayor Henry Mihm (l) with his three sons: Henry Jr., George and Walter.

MB Deli and Post Office on Beach Road, 1970s.

MB Library on Willow Avenue, 2005.

Monmouth Beach Inn “Shuffleboard Dinner,” 1954.

Old MB Post Office lobby, 1940s.

MB Casino later Borough Hall, early 1900s.

MB railroad station, 1906.

Church of the Precious Blood inside, 1940s.

Wells Fargo Bank on Beach Road, 2020.

MB Mart and corner store, 1970s.

MB police officers after playing the MB School 8th grade, 1982.

Photo angle showing all three MB high-rise condos together, 2016.

The Garrett family at their Ocean Avenue home in MB, 2016.

Eddie Lecarreaux of the US Army Corps of Engineers Marine Division inspects a seawall pipe for the first-ever sand replenishment project in MB, November 1962.

MB Police Chief George (Pat) V. Maney, 1964. He joined the borough police in 1937 and served as chief from 1956 to 1964 (earning $6,100 in his final year).

The Shores condo on Ocean Avenue under construction, 1975. The twin-tower high-rise was 12 stories with 132-units.

Sunset on Beach Road, 2019.

MB coast in winter, 2019.

Wharfside Manor condos, 2019.

Winter time surfer off MB, 2020 (Jack Flaherty Photo).

Channel Club, 2019.

Valentine Street Bridge, 1920s.

Surfer off MB, 2019 (Jack Flaherty Photo).

Precious Blood Church, 1940s.

Beach replenishment along MB coast, 2019.

Beach replenishment along MB coast, 2019.

Coffee with a Cop at Booskerdoo in MB, 2018.

Channel Club Tower, 2010s.

The Rev. John Kielb at Precious Blood Church, 1991.

Cars and ducks deal with flooding near Patten Avenue bridge, 2010s.

Atlantis Yacht Club pool, 2010s.

New playground at Griffin Park, 2019.

Beach Road -River Avenue intersection, 1920s.

MB First Aid Squad checks bikes, 1970s.

New Ocean Avenue under construction looking north in MB, 1980s.

Mayor Sidney Johnson (l) starts MB baseball season, 1970s.

Karen Ginty, MB School kindergarten teacher and NJ Teacher of the Year, 2006.

Walter Mihm at the Channel Club, early 1970s.

Father John Kielb inside Precious Blood Church, 2003.

MB Centennial Homes Committee, 1976.

Congressman Jim Howard speaks at Channel Club in MB, 1974.

From left: Frank Bannon, former MB School principal; Laura Bradley, MB School PTA president; and Albert Park, MB School principal, 1962.

Monmouth Commons, 2019.

Monmouth Commons, 2019.

Shot & Beer at Boyle’s Tavern, 2019.

MB sunset, 2019.

MB train station (r), early 1910s.

Ocean Avenue flooding at the MB-LB border, 1968.

Cat tails at the foot of Borden Street, 2019 (Jack Flaherty Photo).

River bank in MB at low tide, 2019 (Jack Flaherty Photo).

Asbury Park Press, March 1972.

MB surf, 2013.

MB surf, 2013.

MB surf, 2019.

MB shoreline, 2016.

MB moonlight postcard, 1910.

MB cat tails at sunset, 2019.

MB School new addition seen from Griffin Street, 2019.

New Monmouth County National Bank on Beach Road, 1968.

Clarence Cook (r), new borough clerk and Roy Olsen, new tax assessor, 1964.

Storm waves top Ocean Avenue seawall, 1966.

Old MB-LB border on Ocean Ave./Route 36 scene of deadly accidents, 1966.

Pat McConville rides his bike on flooded Riverdale Avenue, 1967.

Grand opening of the Channel Club. From left: Walter Mihm, owner; Murray Tulis, president, and Ray Hinck, general manager, 1967.

Channel Club Tower artist rendering, 1973.

The Shores twin towers artist rendering, 1973.

Flooding in front of MB School, 1971.

Breakwater Cove Apartments sketch proposal, 1971.

Channel Club Tower sketch proposal, 1972.

Channel Club Tower under construction, November 1973.

Dedication of Captain James R. Heimbold memorial field at Griffin Park, 1972.

MB First Aid Squad member Lou Tocci, Jr. with his daughter, Katie, at ice-skating races, 1973.

MB First Aid Squad “Ice-Skating Carnival.” From left: Fred Kampf, Lou Ferrugiaro, Jim Donnelly, and Bob Kleiberg, 1963.

MB First Aid Squad ice-skating races, 1973.

MB First Aid Squad ice-skating races, 1973.

MB First Aid Squad new ambulance. From left: Charles Schulz, Bob Klieberg and John Schulz, 1964.

Valentine Street bridge closed off, 1967.

Sketch proposal for new MB Library on Willow Avenue, 1967.

MB School PTA past presidents, 2009.

Monmouth Sailing Center, 1970s.

The Shores condo sketch proposal, 1974.

Jay W. Ross stands before the two buildings he donated to MB, the police station (l) and the library (r), 1992.

Chris Bogner at Boyle’s Tavern, 2015. Chris has been tending bar there for over 30 years.

Here: Pete’s Inn outhouse, Before: MB police kiosk on Ocean Avenue, Now: Situated on Well Fargo property, 1940s.

Channel Club Marina at sunset, 2000s.

Tiki Bar at Channel Club Marina, 2010s.

Boat hoist at Channel Club Marina, 2010s.

Channel Club Marina, 2010s.

Dock damage at Channel Club Marina after Hurricane Sandy, 2013.

Workers replace docks at Channel Club Marina after Hurricane Sandy, 2013.

Workers replace docks at Channel Club Marina after Hurricane Sandy, 2013.

Wedding at Precious Blood Church, 2018.

MB School 5th grade class, 1971.

Louis Ferrugiaro honored in MB after Vietnam War injury, 1971.

MB Falcons, early 1970s.

Precious Blood Church catechetical center, 1973.

Dead 60-foot, 50-ton finback whale washed up on borough beach, 1961.

MBPD, 2000 (Jack Flaherty Photo).

MBPD, 2004 (Jack Flaherty Photo).

Storm clouds over MB, 2019 (Jack Flaherty Photo).

MB Borough Hall, 1975.

Shrewsbury River low tide in MB, 2019 (Jack Flaherty‎ photo).

Emergency personnel remove drowning victim from nearby Shrewsbury River, 2017.

MB boy scout troop, 1956.

MBPD officer operates a drone along the beach, 2019.

Pete’s Inn after fire, 1931.

MB First Aid Squad new building sketch proposal, 1970.

MB First Aid Squad ambulance, early 1960s.

Racoon Island, 2018.

Old MB Post Office, 1950s.

MB School Halloween Parade, 1952.

MB School Halloween Parade, 1952.

MB School Halloween Parade, 1952.

MB School Halloween Parade, 1952.

Precious Blood Church at Christmas, 2018.

MB Country Club from New York Sun, February 1896.

MB Country Club assembly hall from New York Sun, Feb. 1896.

Channel Club Tower pool area, 2018.

MB coast after Hurricane Sandy, 2012.

Sunset at The Shores condominium, 2010s.

MB postcard, 1960s.

Hurricane Sandy aftermath on Ocean Avenue, 2012.

Hurricane Sandy aftermath on Monmouth Parkway, 2012.

Griffin Park flooding during Hurricane Sandy, 2012.

Baseball field at Griffin Park, 2017.

Soon-to-be MJ’s Restaurant on Beach Road, 2018.

MB Post Office, 2017.

MB lacrosse players, 2018.

MB Commissioner Jim Cunniff (l) with Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, NJ GOP governor candidate 2017.

MB postcard, 1960s.

Old MB police kiosk on bank property, 2018.

MB Seahawks baseball team, 1950s.

MB School 1st grade, 1962.

Jay Ross and Pat McConville at MB Cultural Center renovations, 2000.

Pat McConville at MB Cultural Center renovations, 2000.

Ocean Avenue storm damage, 1950s.

MB Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, 2000s.

MB Police Chiefs Ed Sweeny and Nick Woolley, 1950s,

MB School painting by Dr. Patti Barham Campbell, 1977.

MB School just prior to demolition, 1981.

View of Rumson Country Club from MB, early 1900s.

Channel Club marina, 2014.

Sunset in Monmouth Beach, 2017.

Ocean Avenue in MB looking north, Early 1900s.

MB Railroad Station, 1907.

Precious Blood Church, 1920s.

MB railroad station, 1950.

At the corner in Monmouth Beach, 2017.

Sallee Tee’s Grille, 2010.

View of NYC skyline from Monmouth Beach, 2017.

Train tracks in MB, early 1900s.

Surf fishing off MB, 2007.

Storm damage at MB oceanfront, late 1920s.

Storm damage on MB oceanfront, late 1920s.

Storm damage on MB oceanfront, late 1920s.

Storm damage on MB oceanfront, late 1920s.

Tiki Hut at MB free beach off Central Road, 2017.

Ocean Avenue looking north from MB-LB border, 1966.

Griffin Park ball field area flooded, 2018.

MB School, 6th Grade, 1965.

The Shores Condominiums on Ocean Avenue.

An American seaside home for working women at MB, 1881.

MB post card, 1960s.

MB First Aid Squad members, 1970s.

Monmouth Beach at sunset, Winter 2019.

MB Artist Dr. Patti Barham Campbell, 1990.

Party at Borough Hall, 1960s.

Breakwater Cove condos, 2018.

Channel Club Tower, 2018.

Mayor Sue Howard working on her boat at Monmouth Sailing Center, 2006.

Swan in the Shrewsbury at MB, 2019. (Jack Flaherty Photo)

MB coast looking north, 2019. (Jack Flaherty Photo)

Ducks rest on Manhasset Creek, 2019. (Jack Flaherty Photo)

The MB Somers Brothers: Terry, Tim, Cliff and Bob at Boyle’s Tavern, 2018.

The Channel Club, 2019.

Valentine Street looking across Manhasset Creek to Long Branch, 2019.

Boy Scouts tend Osprey’s nest at Griffin Park 2017.

MB-LB beach borderline, 2011.

MB School PTA show, 1950s.

Channel Club Tower, 2018.

Postcard of MB street, 1920s.

MB Sandpipers holiday luncheon, 2018.

Church of the Precious Blood, 1920s.

Head on car wreck on Ocean Avenue in MB, 1973.

A couple of Harbor Seals rest on the shore in Monmouth Beach, 2018.

Precious Blood Church, 2010s (Jack Flaherty Photo).

MB summer cottages along Ocean Avenue, late 1890s.

Ocean Avenue in MB looking north, early 1900s.

Flooding on Griffin Street near MB School, 2018.

MB coast, 2015.

MB coast, 2015.

Old MB borough hall, 2015.

MB seawall steps along Ocean Avenue, 2018.

MB seawall steps down to Ocean Avenue, 2016.

MB coast looking south, 2016.

MB coast looking north, 2016.

Precious Blood Church Rectory front, 2016.

O’Brien Realty building on corner of Beach Road and Riverdale Avenue, 2016.

Beach Tavern on Shrewsbury River, 2016.

Beginnings of Mihm’s Boat Works at the foot of West Street, 1930s.

MB native Walter “Buddy” Burns with President George H.W. Bush in the Oval Office at the White House, 1992.

Channel Club Tower, 2018.

A white-tailed deer crossing Valentine Street, 2018.

Old police kiosk on Wells Fargo Bank property, 2018.

My Kitchen Witch cafe, 2018.

MB First Aid Squad members sign charter, Sept. 1958.

MB First Aid Squad building dedication with squad president Walter Burns and donator Jay Ross, 1973.

MB First Aid Squad ambulance, 1960s

MB First Aid Squad ambulance, 1958.

Church of the Precious Blood inside, 2017.

Ocean Avenue cottages in MB, 1902.

Hurricane Sandy damage, 2012.

Patten Avenue Bridge over Manahasset Creek, 2018.

Borough Hall, early 1900s.

Church of the Precious Blood, 1920s.

Channel Club Tower, 2018.

Ocean Avenue seawall, 1950s.

Ocean Avenue seawall, 1950s.

Flooding on Riverdale Avenue, Oct. 2018.

Sketch proposal for MB’s first oceanfront highrise, Dec. 1970.

Boat ramp at the foot of West Street, 2018.

MB coast in winter, 2017.

Lou Sodano in his MB Mart, 1970s.

MB Commissioner’s Awards Dinner, late 1990s.

Boyle’s Tavern, 2018.

Mayor Sidney Johnson (l) with MB First Aid Squad members: Walter Burns, Bill Heath and Lou Tocci, 1973.

Pete’s Inn (now Boyle’s Tavern), 1950.

A family of Mute Swans near Griffin Park boat ramp, 2018.

MB School on Griffin Street, 1950s.

MB School new playground under construction, 2018.

MB Falcons in Tri-City Little League, 1964.

Boyle’s Tavern, 2018.

Channel Club Tower seen from the parking deck, 2018.

MB School kindergarten class, 1967.

“Crab Alley” at foot of Borden Street, 2005.

Michael Angelo’s Pizzeria on Beach Road, 2018.

Patrolman Michael Murray of the MBPD, 1970s.

Beach Tavern, 2018.

Monmouth Beach School 8th grade class, 1983.

Monmouth Beach School faculty, 2016-17.

Sunshine flooding on Griffin Street at MB School, 2018.

James Caverly owner of Booskerdoo Coffee Roastery & Bakery in the MB store, 2017.

Wharfside Manor condo pool area, 2017.

River docks in Monmouth Beach, 2017.

MB School 3rd grade class, 1967.

MB Police Department members, 2017.

The Brower home on Navesink Drive, early 1900s postcard.

Borough police officers Bill Petrone (l) and Rich White (r) being decorated, 1970s.

Church of the Precious Blood after snow storm, 1940s.

MB gas station on Ocean Avenue, 1950s.

Flottbek shipwreck at Monmouth Beach, 1901.

Channel Club Tower, 2018.

Monmouth Beach boys bicycle race, 1960s.

MB First Aid Squad party, 1970s.

Opening of MB Deli. From left: Mayor Sid Johnson, Fred Bruno, Lucy Bruno and Bill Geroni, August 1964.

MB First Aid Squad members, 1970s.

Valentine Street bridge being removed, 1960s.

Koch’s Market on Beach Road, 1920s.

The Admiralty highrise condo on Ocean Avenue under construction, 1980s.

Autos wait on Ocean Avenue to enter MB gas station during WW II rationing, 1940s.

Land plot for new MB First Aid building on Beach Road, 1960s.

MB First Aid Squad members at new building opening celebration, 1973.

Prominent Monmouth County historian Sam Smith and his wife Agnes at MB Bicentennial Celebration, July 1976.

MB Little League team, 1962.

The “Skeleton” on Ocean Avenue, 1978.

Willie Horner home on Patten Avenue, 1980s.

Sheridan’s garage (now Boyle’s Tavern), 1920s.

MB borough municipal offices staff, 2004.

MB School 1st Grade, 1962.

Monmouth Sailing Center on West Street, 1970s.

MB baseball team , 1970s.

Shorelands – Monmouth Parkway, 1920s.

MB Little League team, 1962.

MB Little League team, 1962.

Monmouth Beach Boy Scouts, 1970s.

Monmouth Beach Cap League team, 1970s.

Monmouth Beach Royals, 1970s.

Monmouth Beach Cap League team, 1970s.

Monmouth Beach Royals baseball team, 1970s.

Monmouth Beach Falcons, 1970s.

Monmouth Beach Inn baseball team, 1950s.

Celebration at Monmouth Beach Inn, 1950s.

MB Fire Company bowling team, 1960s.

MB School PTA show at Borough Hall, 1959.

MB School PTA show at Borough Hall, 1959.

MB School PTA show at Borough Hall, 1959.

MB First Aid Squad members, 1970s.

Gas station on Ocean Avene in Monmouth Beach, 1946.

MB School teacher Eleanor Van Note reviews her last Flag Day ceremony, June 1972.

Valentine Street bridge looking east into Monmouth Beach, 1927.

Flooding in Monmouth Beach at River Avenue and Central Road, 2018.

Flooding at MB School on Griffin Street, 2018 (Frank E. Snead Photo)

Riverdale Avenue flooding, 2010s.

Sign inside Booskerdoo Coffee & Baking Company, 2018.

Monmouth Beach postcard, 1960s.

MB borough offices on Willow Avenue, 2017.

Top of Monmouth Parkway st Shorelands, 1930s.

Ed Carlton League team from Monmouth Beach, 1970.

Raccoon Island birthplace of John Farrell, MLB player and World Series winning manger, 2017.

2013 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox team at White House. (John Farrell is front, second from right)

MB corner store, 1976.

Ocean Avenue in MB after Hurricane Sandy, 2012.

Shore Regional High School in West Long Branch, 2018.

Coach Jim Garrett (r) with his four sons in Monmouth Beach, 1980s.

Sheridan’s garage torn down, 1930s.

The Kittell’s from left, Helen, Ellen and Melton, 1901 (Helen was the MB School principal from 1922-46)

Proposal sketch for MB First Aid Squad building, 1973.

Bill Geroni and Fred Bruno the MB Deli owners, late-1970s.

Beach Tavern on West Street, 2016.

Shores Condominiums on Ocean Avenue, early 2000s.

Businesses in Monmouth Beach Village Square, 2017.

Captain James Heimbold memorial at Griffin Park, 2017.

My Kitchen Witch restaurant on Beach Road, 2017.

Dock pilings at Monmouth Sailing Center, 2017.

Borough coast looking south, 2017.

Church of the Precious Blood, 2017.

Old time drivers in Monmouth Beach, 1920s.

MB Police Chief Dick Keller at borough ice skating event, 1970s.

MB School on Griffin Street, 1970s.

MB corner store, 1960s.

Monmouth Beach railroad station, 1920s.

“Crab Alley” on Borden Street, 2017.

Manhasset Creek view from Griffin Park, 2017.

Looking into outfield at Raccoon Island ball field, 2017.

Precious Blood Church Parish Center, 2017

Backstop at Griffin Park west ball field, 2017.

Dugout at Griffin Park east ball field, 2017.

Lockwood Family memorial at MB Cultural Center, 2017

Monmouth Commons townhouse condo complex, 2016.

Griffin Park east baseball field, 2017.

Restored MB kiosk on Beach Road, 2017.

Baseball field on Raccoon Island, 2017.

MB Borough Hall under renovation, 2018.

Storm waves crest the MB seawall along Ocean Avenue, 1930s.

Pete’s Inn on Willow Avenue (now Boyle’s Tavern), 1930s.

Monmouth Beach Post Office, early 1940s.

Storm flooding on Ocean Avenue, early 1940s.

Superintendent of Streets Walter Roe (l) and Police Chief Charles Hornbostel (r) observe street paint work, 1970s.

Monmouth Beach ice boaters, 1941.

Mayor Lou Sodano (above) examines damages to borough seawall, late 1970s.

Boyle’s Tavern inside, 2016.

The Wharfside Manor Condo complex on Wharfside Drive, 2017.

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and family after voting in MB in ’17 NJ governor’s race on November 7 .

Hastings estate entrance in Shorelands, 1912.

A couple of deer in a Club Circle backyard, 2011.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration: Parade, July 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration: Karate Demo, July 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration: Parade, July 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration: Parade, July 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration: Parade, July 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration: 3-legged race, July 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration: Parade, July 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration: Bake-Off Contest, July 1976.

Monmouth Beach Auxiliary of Monmouth Medical Center officers, 1962

Valentine Street bridge, 1919.

Shipwrecked schooner Charles K. Buckley off MB, 1914.

Sands Point North condo complex in Monmouth Beach, 2010s.

Channel Club Tower, 2010s.

MB Police Department members, 2017.

Testimonial dinner for MB School teacher Alice Johnson (second from right), 1960.

Mayor A.O. Johnson (c) with family members, early 1910s.

Bill & Terry Flaherty and Gloria & Dan Hennessey at a Monmouth Beach Inn party, 1950s.

Shoreland’s beach, 2017.

Boyle’s’ Tavern on Willow Avenue, 2017.

Church of the Precious Blood inside, 1950s.

Church of the Precious Blood inside, 1960s.

Channel Club Tower, 2016.

Church of the Precious Blood, 1910.

MB School, Class of 1953.

Old MB Library entrance on Willow Avenue, 2006.

Channel Club Tower, 2006.

Monmouth Beach Police Department, 2008.

Monmouth Beach coast looking north to Sea Bright, 2017.

Two Rivers Water Reclamation Authority entrance on Racoon Island, 2017

Sunset along the Shrewsbury River near Galilee, 2017.

Griffin Park boat ramp into Manahasset Creek, 2017.

Ice boater on Manhasset Creek, 1920s.

Old MB post office, 1920s.

Flooding on Beach Road, 1970s.

Flooding around MB corner store, 1970s.

MB borough hall and firehouse on Beach Road, 1940s.

MB policeman outside old MB post office, 1930s.

The Hedges Inn on Valentine Street, 1920s.

Workers remove 5,000 gallons of ammonia from the old MB Cold Storage plant (“The Freezer”), 1983.

Heimbold boys (Joe and Jim) leaving Monmouth Parkway home for RBC High School, 1950s.

MB School 1st Grade Class, 1958.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration on Beach Road, July 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration on Beach Road, July 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration on Beach Road, July 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration on Beach Road, July 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration on Beach Road, July 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration: 3-legged race at Griffin Park, July 1976.

MB train station, 1910s.

Sidney Johnson, Lucy Nilson and Jay W. Ross at library dedication ceremony, 1990.

MB Cold Storage Company truck, 1940s.

Shorelands Boathouse, 1930s.

Maney House on Riverdale Avenue, 1920s.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration on Beach Road, July 1976.

Sallee Tee’s Grille surrounded by flood water, 2010s.

Beach Road looking east, 2017

Lou’s Corner Store on Riverdale Avenue, 1968.

MB School, Class of 1952.

Professional office building on Beach Road, 2017.

Dead Humpback Whale on Monmouth Beach shore, 2009.

MB Club young tennis players, 1944.

MB train station, 1930s.

Monmouth Beach Inn on Valentine Street, 1940s.

MB corner store, 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration, July 1976.

Storm damage to Ocean Avenue seawall, 1930s

MB School, Class of 1912.

Channel Club on opening day, Spring 1967.

Storm flooding along Ocean Avenue, 1930s.

MB firehouse and borough hall on Beach Road, 1930s.

MB School 3rd Grade Class, 1967.

Church of the Precious Blood, 1930s.

Monmouth Beach Tidal Waves, 1973.

Corner or North Road and Shrewsbury Drive in Shorelands, 2006.

Beach Road-Ocean Avenue road sign and traffic light after Hurricane Sandy, 2012.

Joe Nappo who taught physical education and coached sports for over 35 years at the MB School, 2000s.

MB School after new construction, 1974.

MB First Aid Squad founding members, 1958.

MB Fire Company members, 1980.

Monmouth Beach Mart/Corner Store at Riverdale-Beach, 1960s.

Three generations of “Sidney B. Johnson” at the dedication of the town library, 1990.

Beginnings of Mihm’s Boat Works at the foot of West Street, 1930s.

The old seawall along Ocean Avenue, 1920s.

MB School teachers (from left) Alice Johnson, Eleanor Van Note and Helen Kittell at Borough Hall, 1940s.

Children playing outside MB School, 1940s.

Flooding on Riverdale Avenue, 1960s.

MB School PTA play at Borough Hall, April 1959.

The “Skeleton,” uncompleted high-rise condo on Ocean Avenue, 1974. It was completed in 1981 as The Admiralty.

Ground-breaking for new MB School, 1973.

Margaret Heath in the borough hall balcony room — the town’s first library, 1960s.

MB School portables, 1970s.

Yacht Bar in the Marine Room at Vivian Johnson’s Nightclub on Ocean Ave, 1930s.

Gas station on Ocean Avenue, 1920s.

Groundbreaking for MB Mart. From left: Joan & Lou Sodano, Rose “Rosie” Cerrato, and Sal & Gina Tringola, 1968.

MB School Class of 1974 at Channel Club.

Richard L. Keller appointed MB police chief. From left: Commissioners Edwin Feste and Harold Peterson, Chief Keller and Mayor Sidney Johnson, Sept. 1972.

MB School on Griffin Street, 1950s.

Shorelands area near Shrewsbury Drive, 1914.

MB First Aid members at new building site on Beach Road, 1969.

MB Golf Course clubhouse off Navesink Drive (once know as Olsen’s Hill).

Shorelands Clubhouse, 1914.

Mayor Sidney Johnson and Ray Hinck during MB-American Bicentennial celebration, July 1976.

Gov. Chris Christie visits MB School after Hurricane Sandy repairs, June 2013.

Bill Heath, MBFA member and longest-serving MBBP manager, 1970s.

 

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