Former Affordable Housing Employee Pleads Guilty to Theft of $400,000

A former director of administration with the Affordable Housing Alliance in Neptune has pleaded guilty to stealing over $400,000 from the business, said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Debra Agresti, 57, of Long Branch, pleaded guilty to second degree theft in front of Presiding Criminal Judge David F. Bauman on Friday, Jan.17. Agresti admitted […]

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Ocean Grove United’s dinner & fundraiser

Ocean Grove United’s annual dinner and fundraiser at SeaGrass restaurant on January 10 raised $3,200 for Sam Jarmer, the young Ocean Grove lifeguard who suffered a spinal cord injury last summer while on duty.  The venue was sold out and all the attendees generously contributed. OGU thanks all the local businesses who donated gift certificates […]

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Asbury Park Police Make Burglary Arrests

During Christmas week, numerous burglaries were reported throughout many buildings in the downtown area of Asbury Park, said Asbury Park Police Communications Director, Michael Casey. Items taken include cash and packages belonging to area residents and businesses. A cash register and tip jar containing approximately $700 was also stolen from the Laylow Cocktail Lounge on […]

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New Parking Fees in Asbury Park

The Asbury Park Parking Committee has released a new rate chart which reduces seasonal parking from three to two seasons and reduces some off peak season fees during the week to 50 cents an hour. Prior there were three seasons, peak, non-peak and winter. Now there are only two, peak and off-peak for the three […]

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Beach Club Meeting in City Jan. 27

Save Asbury’s Waterfront urges residents to attend the Planning Board meeting Mon., Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. at City Hall in Asbury Park. The Board will hear testimony on iStar’s planned beach club. The waterfront preservation group SAW is leading the opposition to iStar’s proposed beach club scheduled to be built east of Ocean Avenue […]

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Bicycle Jumble at Bike Store

The sixth annual Bicycle Jumble, hosted by Second Life Bikes on Main Street in Asbury Park is planned for Sat. Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is a flea market for bike lovers. Table reservations are $25 and admission is free. There will be local vendors, along with numerous bike parts […]

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