Recovery Group Holds Plunge

Daytop New Jersey is holding its annual Plunge for Recovery in Asbury Park. The plunge is Sat., Feb. 8 with registration at 11 a.m. in Convention Hall and the plunge at 1 p.m. at the Fourth Avenue Beach. Daytop New Jersey provides affordable treatment to adolescents and adults with addiction and substance use.     It […]

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Tinton Falls Man Sentenced to 19 Years for Crimes Against Special Needs Victim

A Tinton Falls man was sentenced to an aggregate 19 years in a New Jersey State Prison following his October conviction for retaliating against a 63-year old male with special needs. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said  Luis Vializ, 49, of Tinton Falls, was sentenced by Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Vincent N. Falcetano […]

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Poetry Workshop at Springsteen Exhibit

The Monmouth County Historical Association, Freehold, is offering a poetry workshop led by B.J. Ward, poet and author, in which the attendees create narrative poems using Bruce Springsteen’s songs, life and music as inspiration. Ward participated in the roundtable discussion sessions at the Bruce Springsteen’s Darkness on the Edge of Town: An International Symposium at […]

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Neptune Black History Month Essay Contest

Neptune is holding an essay contest for Black History Month. Middle and high school students may submit essays about: The Influence of Social Media on Voting; How does social media influence voting, positively and negatively?; or How does social media develop your thoughts on voting? Essays are due Jan. 17. Prepare an essay or other […]

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Oakhurst Fire District 2020 Officers

On New Years Day the annual fire department tradition was implemented at Oakhurst Fire District No. 1 as the swearing in and changing of officers was accomplished  with the assist of the Mayor Chris Siciliano and Council members Deputy Mayor John Napolitani, Councilman Rob Acerra and David Fisher.  Councilwoman Margie Donlon was away on vacation […]

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Seniors Invited to Learn About Medical Cannabis

A seminar, Seniors and Medical Cannabis, is being presented at the Asbury Park Senior Center, 1201 Springwood Ave, Second Floor. It is scheduled for Mon., Jan. 6 at 12:30 p.m. and will include open discussion facilitated by Patricia A. Patton. Patricia A. Patton, aka CannaBoomer, is a health and wellness advocate interpreting cultural change and […]

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Allenhurst Police Give Gifts to Children in Vehicles Stopped by Police

The Allenhurst Police Department purchased gifts and wrapped them for children who were passengers in vehicles stopped by officers. Officers purchased more toys than they handed out, and gave the excess toys to The Unterberg Children’s Hospital, at Monmouth Medical Center. “There is no greater gift than to see the expression on a child’s face […]

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