In Asbury Park: $750,000 Earmarked for LGBTQ-Focused Health Clinic

Several area organizations will receive funding from a $2 million package allotted to Monmouth County community organizations, nonprofits, and programs under the State Legislature’s new proposed budget. Sen. Vin Gopal joined Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey to announce the funding. “These millions of dollars in investment and supportive services have the power to […]

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Restored 1907 Fountain Ready for Installation

The painstakingly restored 1907 FitzGerald Fountain is about to be installed in Founders Park at the North End of Ocean Grove. A project that was two years in the planning was made possible by community organizations and townspeople who contributed over $100,000 to the restoration project. “The actual rebuilding of the cast iron fountain is […]

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Neptune Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Impersonation/Identity Theft

A suspended Neptune police sergeant has forfeited his post and future public employment after pleading guilty last week to impersonation/identify theft, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Matthew G. Webb, 38, a sergeant and 13-year veteran of the Neptune Police Department, pleaded guilty June 12 to one count of fourth-degree impersonation/identity theft before Monmouth […]

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Ocean Lacrosse Team Bids Farewell to Some Key Players

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER The Ocean Township High School girls lacrosse team finished with a 13-9 overall record. “We had a strong senior class that led the team with its dedication, hard work and togetherness,” said Heather Krueger, the Spartans’ fourth-year coach. “Our team was able to work together and create opportunities for each other. The […]

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Ocean Grove Chamber Welcomes New Director

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Ocean Grove Chamber of Commerce, under the direction of new director Jessie Thompson, is inspecting the special events roster to see what can be added or updated for the year 2020 Thompson took over the director’s role in January and says this has been a “year of proficiency” for the […]

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