Asbury Park Police Officer Laid to Rest

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Police from the surrounding towns and throughout New Jersey came together on Monday in Asbury Park’s Paramount Theater to honor Det. April Bird. Bird died three days after suffering a medical incident while investigating a recent shooting in the the city on Aug. 3. Bird was much beloved by her fellow […]

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Knights Hold Second Annual Meatball Contest

The Knight of Columbus, Council No. 816 in Neptune City are holding their second annual Meatball Throwdown at the Jersey Shore on Thurs., Sept. 12 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Headliner in Neptune. There are 12 participating restaurants along with amateur entries. There will be a live band and DJ, gift auction and […]

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Bow Hunting Discussed in Ocean Township

Officials preparing referendum question on controlling deer population By DON STINE Bow hunting or sterilization are two primary options being considered in Ocean Township to deal with the township’s run-away deer population and the question is scheduled to be decided by voters in November. The large deer population is an ongoing problem in Ocean Township […]

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Free Concert in Neptune City Park

Mike Byrne, whose family members are well known performers at the Shore for half a century, will perform in Memorial Park in Neptune City Aug. 10. The concert is free and open to the public. It was postponed from July 20 due to excessive heat. This is Byrne’s first time performing in Neptune City. His […]

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Volunteers Needed for Oysterfest

The annual Asbury Park Oysterfest will be held September 6 to 8 across from Convention Hall. As in the past, the APMF will have a vendor booth and will be selling merchandise and spreading the good word about the foundation throughout the weekend. Volunteers are needed to help staff the booth in shifts. Shifts are […]

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