Police Seek Assistance in Fatal Shooting

An Asbury Park man was fatally shot Wed., July 24 in the 700 block of Sewell Avenue. The Asbury Park Police Department responded to a report of a gunshot victim in front of 707 Sewell Ave in the city about 1:45 a.m. When officers arrival they located the victim, identified as Jabar Busby, 32, of […]

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Severe Thunderstorms Rock the Area

By JOANNE PAPAIANNI and DON STINE Severe thunderstorms in the evening Mon., July 22 caused massive power outages in the area, leaving thousands of PCP&L customers without power. Many still in the dark in Neptune and Oakhurst on Wed., July 24 at press time. “This is the most significant power outage since Superstorm Sandy,” said […]

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In Asbury Park: Have Coffee, Meet a Council Member

The Asbury Park City Council will host Coffee with a Councilperson events to provide an opportunity for residents to get to know their elected officials, ask questions and provide comment. Events will be hosted at various locations throughout the city with two members of City Council in attendance at each event. Planned Coffee with a […]

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Neptune Teen Dies in House Fire

Neptune Township Police, Fire and EMS responded to an 11:58 p.m. report of possible entrapment at a structure fire at 1821 McBride Avenue in the township. When first responders arrived on scene, two residents of the home were safely evacuated from the home but a third resident was unaccounted-for and believed to be inside the […]

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Asbury Park Marathon Runner Finishes 5th Among Women

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER With an emotional lift from Bruce Springsteen, Amanda Marino put her fastest feet forward. The Asbury Park resident sped to a personal-best 2:35:04 in the 44th annual Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, MN. She was fifth among 2,961 women’s finishers and 124th overall among men and women who completed the 26.2.19-mile course. The […]

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