Schools Plan to Open in a Month

By DON STINE Both Ocean Township and Neptune have adopted plans for school reopenings in September which will feature hybrid schedules that have students in school only two days a week and be taught remotely on other days. Their plans had to be submitted to the county school officials earlier this week. Asbury Park, which […]

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Storm Rips Through Shore

By DON STINE and ELLEN CARROLL The fast-moving tropical storm which tore through the Jersey Shore Tuesday left little rain but felled trees, damaged homes and caused power outages for thousands, many still without power at press time. In Asbury Park, sections of the city lost power effecting approximately 300 residents and many large trees […]

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Asbury Park Expands Pedestrian Walkways

Starting today (Thurs. July 23) through Labor Day, Mon., Sept. 7 Cookman Avenue in Asbury Park from Emory Street to Bangs Avenue will be closed to through traffic and parking seven days a week to allow for the expansion of dining and retail. In addition, the following will begin today, July 23 and will be […]

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Where’s the Mail?

By ED SALVAS A late arriving birthday card is a minor irritation, but not receiving any mail for two or three days, or frequently getting someone else’s mail and it’s time to call the Post Office. Area residents have been grumbling about the mail for months, maybe years, but the arrival of the Covid-19 Pandemic […]

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Online Fundraiser to Help Injured Surfer

A surfing accident on July 4 has left a 27-year-old man paralyzed from the waist down. Aaron Carr, nephew of Asbury Park resident Ruthanne Harrison, has a spinal cord injury and is on a ventilator. “He was thrown off his surfboard and hit the ocean floor head first. He almost drowned and was rushed to […]

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Free Covid Testing in Asbury Park

Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and The Grunin Foundation have partnered to bring free Covid-19 testing to Asbury Park July 27, Aug. 8 and Aug. 14. No appointment is necessary, simply walk up during the testing times and a health professional will conduct the test. You do not need to be symptomatic to be […]

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