The Time the Music Died

By DON STINE Has the music died in Neptune due to the coronavirus? That’s the question. Delvetto’s Pizzeria and Pub, at 3705 Route 33 in Neptune, had live music playing for customers over the weekend beginning Fri., March 20 but Neptune police said Sunday the music had to stop. “The police gave us an ultimatum: […]

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County Seeks Donations for Supplies and Nurses to Volunteer

Monmouth County officials held a press conference this week to request donations for desperately needed supplies and announce a donation drop off site. Officials also discussed County operations and the upcoming elections. “At the county, all of our employees have been instructed to practice social distancing and many are following alternative work plans,” said Freeholder […]

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Asbury Park Man Shot, Killed at Home

A 24-year-old Asbury Park man was shot at his Dewitt Avenue residence Mon., March 23 and later died at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Asbury Park police responded to a 911 call at about 11:36 p.m., reporting a man was shot at his residence in the 100 block of Dewitt Avenue in the city. Asbury […]

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Home, Rental Inspections Shut Down by City

Real estate professionals and their customers are facing particular challenges as a result of the fight against the coronavirus. Some communities are continuing to provide inspections for home buyers and renters while others are not. And when there’s no inspection, there’s no moving into your new home or new apartment rental. Inspections are required before […]

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Ocean Township Mayor Responds to Questions

Ocean Township Mayor Chris Siciliano responded to questions from The Coaster. 1. Are residents still able to call Town Hall for questions about tax and sewer payments? The municipal building is not open to the public and is operating on a limited schedule, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Telephones calls can be made to […]

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A Message from a Freeholder

By TOM ARNONE As the world and our country are dealing with the severity of COVID-19, I want to inform your readership that the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders is in constant communication and diligently working with Federal, State and local officials to help eradicate this health pandemic. Over the past several weeks in […]

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Neptune Administrator Responds to Concerns

Neptune Township Administrator Vito Gadaleta answered the following questions asked by The Coaster. 1. Are residents still able to call Town Hall for questions about tax and sewer payments? The township offices are now closed to the public except by appointment. We are working with a reduced staff but calls and e-mails are still a […]

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What Are You Doing?

Tell us your stories during this unprecendented time. While students and other family members are home we want to know what and how you are doing as you spend many hours in your house all together. Are you reading, playing video games, sewing, cooking, binge-watching TV and Netflix, playing board games, sleeping or something else? […]

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InfoAge Helping to Fight Virus

The masks were a leftover from Super Storm Sandy when NGNG and others built a Volunteer Center on the InfoAge campus InfoAge of Wall Township has donated more than 1000 N-95 Healthcare Particulate respirator masks to Riverview Hospital and another 400 to Wall Township to help them fight the onslaught of the coronavirus. The masks […]

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Asbury Park Mayor Responds

Asbury Park Mayor John Moor responded to questions The Coaster asked about how city officials are handling the coronavirus. 1) Are police taking extra precautions with the public? They are being more diligent and have a call in line to take calls over the phone.  We are running out of PPEs (Personal Protective Equipment) for […]

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