Asbury Park Police Officer Laid to Rest

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Police from the surrounding towns and throughout New Jersey came together on Monday in Asbury Park’s Paramount Theater to honor Det. April Bird. Bird died three days after suffering a medical incident while investigating a recent shooting in the the city on Aug. 3. Bird was much beloved by her fellow […]

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Volunteers Needed for Oysterfest

The annual Asbury Park Oysterfest will be held September 6 to 8 across from Convention Hall. As in the past, the APMF will have a vendor booth and will be selling merchandise and spreading the good word about the foundation throughout the weekend. Volunteers are needed to help staff the booth in shifts. Shifts are […]

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Asbury Park Officials Release Statement

Asbury Park Mayor John Moor and City Council released this statement in reference to  2 shootings overnight between Tues., July 23 and Wed., July 24. “As being reported in the press, we can confirm there were two unrelated shootings in Asbury Park. “While we cannot provide details of the events, we can assure you that […]

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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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