Freeholders Announce New Initiatives

Monmouth County officials said today (April 16) they are beginning to see a curve flattening with the coronavirus. Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone began the press conference today by giving an overview of the COVID-19 situation in Monmouth County and the trend of the daily numbers of new cases. “While we are beginning to see […]

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Take a Walk in the Park, Joe Palaia Park

By DON STINE Joe Palaia Park in Ocean Township will reopen Fri., April 24, after being closed to the public for about two weeks. Township officials closed the park after Gov. Murphy issued an Executive Order closing all state and county parks. “But we are a municipal park and will reopen it as long as […]

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Winery Offers Free Bottles of Wine

The Clambake Wines, a Mantoloking-based wine label, is helping to give back. As a small business, the company will send two complimentary bottles of wine to customer’s health care workers of their choice  for every case of wine purchased (12 bottles). The company is making the offer as a way to thank them for their […]

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Longtime Staffer at The Center Dies

‘Dynamic force’ was director of operations By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Clark Shannon, the former director of operations at The Center in Asbury Park and a longtime supporter of the nonprofit, has died. “He was the energizer bunny….he was a dynamic force and up until two years ago he was running The Center-a-la-Carte,” said Father Bob […]

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Remembering a Popular Bartender

By DON STINE Nicholas Ralph Aldarelli Jr., of Interlaken, better known to friends as “Uncle Nicky,” died Sat., April 11. He was 67. Born in Asbury Park in 1952, he graduated from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel grade school in Asbury Park and Ocean Township High School. He was a well-known bartender at area restaurants, […]

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Sounding the Horn for First Responders

NJ Transit, Amtrak, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority , the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and other regional bus and ferry operators, launched #SoundTheHorn – a coordinated effort to simultaneously sound their vehicle horns at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 16  to honor heroic transportation and other essential workers across the country. As a […]

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Primary Election Moved to July 7

This year’s Primary Election scheduled for June 2 has postponed until July 7 in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The executive order was signed by Gov. Murphy. The order includes the postponement of primaries for President, the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, and county and municipal elections, as well as county committee […]

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Asbury Park City Officials Issue Message

Governor Murphy’s Stay at Home Executive Order is still in effect and we urge you to continue to practice safe social distancing by staying at least 6 feet away from others. Residents may still leave their homes for essential needs – to head to the grocery store, seek medical care, visit close family, report to work, or go […]

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