It’s No Shave November for Asbury Park Police

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Police in Asbury Park are saving on shaving this month as part of a No Shave November fundraiser for cancer awareness. Police Officer Steven McCarthy, who is the Police Benevolent Association Local 6 president, is the impetus for the fundraiser. He said over half the department is participating by not shaving […]

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Family History Stories Sought for Neptune Black History Program

Organizers of the Neptune Black History Month program for next year are seeking family history stories detailing how their families came to settle in Neptune The officials them of next year’s program is “Black Migrations.” Black families are encouraged to explore the geographic route that brought them to settle in Neptune.  Through inter-generational discussions family […]

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Interlaken Goes Green for Veterans

Interlaken is hosting a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. at borough hall. In addition the Veterans Day Committee asks each residence to change one of their exterior lights to green.  Bulbs will be provided and assistance is available if needed.  The committee asks that you leave the light on from now until […]

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Prosecutor’s Office Prepared for Election Day Issues

Representatives from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office will be available to assist voters with questions of fraudulent voting, illegal voting and voter intimidation, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. On Election Day, Tues., Nov. 6 representatives from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office will be available to respond to reports of individuals casting a fraudulent […]

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Neptune Investigates Bias Crime

Neptune police officers responded to about 14 calls of vandalism in Ocean Grove on Wednesday morning. A number of cars had profane words, images and even some swastikas written in soap on them. “We assume is was kids doing this on Mischief Night. They used soap on parked vehicles but there was no damage to […]

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Jack and Whiskey on the Road in Asbury Park

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Finding a way to make life interesting can be a challenge for many retirees, but Jack Butterly with the help of his horse, Whiskey, has found a way. Butterly, of Toms River, brings Whiskey, who lives in Jackson Township, for regular horse back riding excursions to Asbury Park. “I guess you […]

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