MBL Gallery

Monmouth Beach Gallery …

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

MB First Aid Squad Ice-Skating Races on the Shrewsbury River, 1970s.

MB First Aid Squad Ice-Skating Races, 1970s.

MB girls softball team, 1970s.

Ad in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 1920. The 42-room hotel was really in Long Branch; it burned in Feb. 1929. The two previous owners dating back to 1911 were Anna Levine and Peter A. Walters.

MB from above in the 1950s.

Dedication of the new MB Library. Red Bank Register, July 1968. From left: Margaret “Peg” Heath, borough librarian; Mrs. Stuhl of the Monmouth County Library; and MB Mayor Sidney Johnson.

New MB Post Office dedication, Long Branch Daily Record, October 1962.

MB Mayor Sidney Johnson presents  the first donation check to borough first aid members Walter Burns, Bill Heath and Lou Toccl as part of the squad’s annual fund drive, June 1973.

Patten Avenue Bridge into Long Branch, 2021.

MB First Aid Squad building dedication, May 1974. From Left: Walter Burns and donator Jay W. Ross.

MB First Aid Squad building dedication, April 1973. From left: Walter Burns, Charles Schulz, and Mayor Sidney Johnson.

MB First Aid Squad building dedication dinner, May 1974. From left: Margaret Shippy, Mayor Sidney Johnson and Jay W. Ross.

MB First Aid Squad building dedication dinner, May 1974.

MB First Aid Squad members in training, late 1950s.

MB First Aid Squad ambulance, 1960s.

Gulf station on Ocean Avenue in town, 2021. (Michael Booth Image).

Andy Zeim’s Flying A Service Station on Ocean Avenue, 1940s.

Andy Zeim. He was a MB School board member from 1950 to 1959; then school custodian from 1961 to 1973. He was also a PTA president in the 1950s. He was a MB resident from 1942 til his death in January 1979.

The “Skeleton” on Ocean Avenue, 1977. Today, it stands finished as The Admiralty. Construction began in 1973, was halted for four years due to unfavorable economic times for two separate owners. It was finally opened in August 1982. The 14-story, 162-unit high-rise cost $24 million to develop by Cofas Associates.

From right: the MB Firehouse, Borough Hall and private home on Beach Road, 1920s.

St. Peter’s Church in Galilee, 1925.

Borough Hall on Beach Road amidst the snow, 2020.

Sketch of new MB First Aid Squad building, 1973.

Islands of the Shrewsbury River off SB and MB, 2018 (Frank Snead Photo). Most of the land is in fact owned by Ocean Twp. — which MB was part of until 1906 — and is now about 5 miles to the south. Records show that there is private ownership too. All could be developed theoretically.

MB borough hall and firehouse on Beach Road, 1960s.

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

Monmouth Beach Professional Building on Beach Road, 2020.

“Steamboat: Sea Bird” by Gail Gannon. Steamboat travel in and around the Shrewsbury and Navesink Rivers dates to 1825. By its end in 1930, 64 different steamers had worked the two rivers.

“Sea Bird” steamer in live action, 1887. Built in 1866 at Hunter’s Point NY, she was part of the Merchants Steamboat Company line operating until 1926. The wooden, side-wheeler was 187 feet long. The boat business was run by the Throckmorton family of Red Bank. The Sea Bird was docked off Wharf Avenue.

“Christmas on River Avenue, Monmouth Beach.” My Aunt LIz Sheehan’s old home painted by Ann Danieli.

“Dog Run” — under the Tsakiris home along the ocean, Christmastime 2012.

Monmouth Beach Deli on Beach Road, 1970s. The store opened in 1964. Little Silver residents Fred Bruno and Bill Geroni were the well-liked partner-owners.

A winter day dawns at MB, 2020 (Matthew Moran Photo)

Another day in MB, 2020 (Kevin Foley Photo).

Lou’s Corner Store on Riverdale Avenue, 1968. Commerce started there in 1924 when John Wheeler opened a US Post Office and adjoining luncheonette and store.

2013 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox team at the White House. (Manager John Farrell is in front, second from right). Boston was 97–65 that season and beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 games in the Fall Classic.

Sheridan’s Garage, 1920s. Today, the location is Boyle’s Tavern.

Beatrice C. Ennis, MB borough clerk, with E. Robert Potter, municipal auditor from Long Branch, June 1959. Bea served as the town’s clerk for 33 years. Upon her retirement in November 1964, the borough’s “model public servant” described herself as a “real clamdigger.” The lifelong Wesley Street resident died in March 1980.

Sunset along the waters in MB, 2020 (Jack Flaherty Photo)

MB Borough Hall inside, 2020. The building has served as the municipal headquarters since 1918.

MB Post Office, 1950s. Opened by John Wheeler in 1924 who also operated a store at the corner of Beach Road and Rivedale Avenue.

Monmouth Beach, New Jersey by Francis Augustus Silva, late 1800s.

Early fall sunset at MB, 2020.

All coastal colors are at play this day in MB, 2020. (Julee Bottcher Photo).

The Niles Family of Monmouth Beach, 1907.

G.W. Pach Photographic horse & wagon passing by MB Casino on Beach Road, 1904.

Sunset along the Shrewsbury River, 2014.

Sunset along the Shrewsbury River, 2014.

MB post office, 2013.

Riverdale Avenue looking north at railroad crossing, 1950s.

Shorelands flood tides, 1950s.

Monmouth Parkway flooding, 1950s.

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt with Major General George Van Deusen (r) at Fort Monmouth, 1943. The US Army general was the fort’s CO and later a MB resident.

Storm waves pound Ocean Avenue homes, 1978.

Storm waves clear seawall onto Ocean Avenue, 1991.

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

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

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

MB corner store, 1976.

MB-American Bicentennial Celebration, July 1976.

Storm damage to Ocean Avenue seawall, 1930s

Channel Club on opening day, Spring 1967.

Storm flooding along Ocean Avenue, 1930s.

MB firehouse and borough hall on Beach Road, 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.

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, 1940s.

The old seawall along Ocean Avenue, 1920s.

Flooding on Riverdale Avenue, 1960s.

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

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

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.

Shorelands area near Shrewsbury Drive, 1914.

MB First Aid members at new building site on Beach Road, 1969. From left: Charles Schulz, Bob Kleiberg, and Walt Burns.

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.

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

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

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 coast at dawn, 2019.

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).

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-American Bicentennial Parade, 1976.

Storm damage along Ocean Avenue, 1970s.

Patten Avenue Bridge, 1930s.

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

MB sands — come and go, 2018.

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

Shorelands, 1925.

MB Memorial Day ceremony, 1990s.

Pete’s Inn and the Sheridan family, 1943.

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

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.

Shrewsbury River viewed from Galilee, 2017.

MB Borough Hall being lifted, 2017

MB Post Office in Village Square, 2017.

Shorelands clubhouse, 1930s.

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

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

“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).

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

The golf course entrance on Shorelands?

The Admiralty Condo on Ocean Avenue, 2010s.

Old MB Post Office work area, 1940s.

Jay W. Ross at the MB First Aid building dedication dinner, 1974.

Old MB Post Office, 1920s.

Monmouth Sailing Center on West Street, 1970s.

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.

Old MB Post Office lobby, 1940s.

MB Casino later Borough Hall, early 1900s.

Wells Fargo Bank on Beach Road, 2020.

MB Mart and corner store, 1970s.

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.

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.

Surfer off MB, 2019 (Jack Flaherty Photo).

Beach replenishment along MB coast, 2019.

Beach replenishment along MB coast, 2019.

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 bicycle inspection, 1970s.

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

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

Walter Mihm at the Channel Club, early 1970s.

MB Centennial Homes Committee, 1976.

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

Monmouth Commons, 2019.

Monmouth Commons, 2019.

Shot & Beer at Boyle’s Tavern, 2019.

MB sunset, 2019.

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.

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.

The Shores twin towers artist rendering, 1973.

Breakwater Cove Apartments sketch proposal, 1971.

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.

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 at the Willow Avenue bar 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.

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

MB Falcons, early 1970s.

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

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.

Pete’s Inn after fire, 1931.

MB First Aid Squad ambulance, early 1960s.

Racoon Island, 2018.

Old MB Post Office, 1950s.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Shores Condominiums on Ocean Avenue.

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

MB post card, 1960s.

Monmouth Beach at sunset, Winter 2019.

MB Artist Dr. Patti Barham Campbell, 1990.

Breakwater Cove condos, 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.

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

MB-LB beach borderline, 2011.

Postcard of MB street, 1920s.

MB Sandpipers holiday luncheon, 2018.

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

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

Ocean Avenue in MB looking north, early 1900s.

MB coast, 2015.

MB coast, 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.

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 (r) with President George H.W. Bush in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, 1992.

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 ambulance, 1958.

Hurricane Sandy damage, 2012.

Patten Avenue Bridge over Manahasset Creek, 2018.

Borough Hall, early 1900s.

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 new playground under construction, 2018.

MB Falcons in Tri-City Little League, 1964.

Boyle’s Tavern, 2018.

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

Michael Angelo’s Pizzeria on Beach Road, 2018.

Beach Tavern, 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.

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

MB gas station on Ocean Avenue, 1950s.

Flottbek shipwreck at Monmouth Beach, 1901.

Monmouth Beach Cub Scout’s bicycle race, 1968.

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.

Willie Horner home on Patten Avenue, 1980s.

MB borough municipal offices staff, 2004.

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.

MB Fire Company bowling team, 1960s.

MB First Aid Squad members, 1970s.

Gas station on Ocean Avenue in Monmouth Beach, 1946.

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

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.

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)

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.

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.

“Crab Alley” on Borden Street, 2017.

Manhasset Creek view from Griffin Park, 2017.

Looking into outfield at Raccoon Island ball field, 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.

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.

Testimonial dinner for MB School teacher Alice Johnson (second from right), 1960. Mrs. Johnson was a 1907 graduate of Chattle High School in Long Branch. She began her MB teaching duties in 1931.

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

Shoreland’s beach, 2017.

Boyle’s’ Tavern on Willow Avenue, 2017.

Old MB Library entrance on Willow Avenue, 2006.

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.

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

Heimbold twin brothers (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.

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

MB School, Class of 1952.

Professional office building on Beach Road, 2017.

Dead Humpback Whale on Monmouth Beach shore, 2009.

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