Ocean Football Running Back Looks Forward to College

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER Nasir Thompson was a Classic football player for the Ocean Township High School Spartans during his senior season. He rarely came off the field. And he impressed enough coaches to earn a berth in the 43rd annual Shore Sports Network All-Shore Gridiron Classic, cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. “It really hurts […]

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Governor Pledges Action Against Asbury Park

At his June 11 news conference, Gov Murphy said there “will be some action taken” against Asbury Park following the city’s decision to allow indoor dining at restaurants beginning Mon., June 15. He did not elaborate on the action that will be taken. The city’s decision to open indoor dining goes against Murphy’s executive order […]

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Asbury Park to Allow Indoor Dining June 15

In an unprecedented move during an unprecedented time in Asbury Park the City Council voted this evening to allow indoor dining in city restaurants and bars beginning Mon., June 15. The businesses must adhere to a 25 percent capacity directive. The action is in contrast to the governor’s order issued earlier this week which said only […]

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Neptune City Prepares for Outdoor Dining

By PETE WALTON The Neptune City Borough Council has cleared the way for the conditional reopening of restaurants for outdoor dining. By unanimous vote at a special meeting earlier this week, the council allowed restaurants which are not usually permitted to offer outside dining to do so as long as they comply with state guidelines […]

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Peace Rally in Asbury Park Attracts Hundreds

Several hundred  gathered in Library Park in Asbury Park Fri., June 5 to show their support for peaceful protest and the Black Lives Matter movement. The march was organized by PEACEBYU, a group of college students dedicated to Peace, Love and Positivity. Mayor John Moor said he had met with the group, founded by Scottie […]

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Pep Rally on Ocean Township Lawn

By DON STINE A pep rally for the Kean University football team got a little extra support two weeks ago when Ocean Township police showed up for the event. On Tues., June 2, three police officers showed up to support the Kean University football program at a “Football Unites Unity Pep Rally.” The rally was […]

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