Law Enforcement Officials Seek Public’s Help in Finding Missing Female

Law enforcement officials are investigating the cause of a fire that engulfed an Ocean Township home Thurs., Sept. 12 and are seeking the public’s assistance in finding a missing resident from the home, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. At approximately 7:32 a.m., the Ocean Township Police and Fire Departments responded to a fire […]

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3 Men Indicted for Distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Materials

Three men, including an Asbury Park man, were indicted this week charging them with distribution of child sexual abuse materials. The Indictments were returned following unrelated investigations by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. John Catalano, 33, of Nottingham Way, Freehold, New Jersey […]

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Neptune OKs Agreement for North End

By DON STINE After being stalled for 11 years, redevelopment at the North End beachfront of Ocean Grove took a big step forward this week when the Neptune Township Committee executed an agreement to have the long-vacant site developed. “This is the first step in the process. It doesn’t end tonight; it begins tonight,” Township […]

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Building Down

Coaster Photo – The building, formerly called the Appleby building at the corner of Main Street and Mattison Avenue in Asbury Park, has been taken down. Renovations to the building had been approved for a new bar restaurant, Mary Mac Libation Station. Owned by John McGillion who also owns Johnny Mac House of Spirits next […]

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5 Charged in Gun-Related Incidents in Asbury Park

Five men responsible for at least one murder and a separate brazen daylight shooting incident in Asbury Park this summer are charged with weapons-related offenses and other serious charges, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said Wednesday. There has been a significant number of gun-related incidents in Asbury Park and Neptune  since the beginning of […]

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In Bradley Beach: 5,000 Attend Lobsterfest

By PETE WALTON Business has been so good of late that the owners of the Bamboo Leaf restaurant on Main Street in Bradley Beach decided to give $2,000 to the borough. Municipal Administrator Kelly Barrett said at this week’s Borough Council meeting that the funds have been deposited in the unanticipated revenues fund. Though Bradley […]

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After 106 Years Church Closes Its Doors

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Memorial United Methodist Church in Neptune City is holding its final service  Sun., Sept. 15 as it celebrates its 106th anniversary. Marj Peterson Mottola, a board member, said the closure has been in the works for the past year. Mottola, who is sad to see her home church close its […]

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Latin Fest in Bradley Beach

Dinastia Castro and the Marel Hidalgo Band will headline Bradley Beach’s Latin American Festival in Main Street’s Riley Park Sat., Sept. 14. Bradley Beach Tourism is presenting Viva Bradley Beach, from 3 to 8 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 14, in partnership with main sponsor Luna Verde Vegan Mexican Restaurant. The event includes Latin musical artists, […]

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