Remembering a Music Fan

By DON STINE Music is alive and well in Asbury Park but, unfortunately, one of its biggest fans is not! Kerry F. Layton , 70, of Deal who was a regular fixture at the back bar of the Stone Pony for the last 40 years, died on June 7. A special memorial gathering in remembrance […]

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Deal Police Deploy Narcan After Vehicle Crash

Deal police officers deployed Narcan April 29 following a motor vehicle crash on Ocean Avenue. Police said at  approximately 4:19 p.m. Police Officer Zach Bell was stationary at the intersection of Phillips and Ocean Avenues.  He observed a black Volkswagen Jetta traveling Northbound on Ocean Avenue at a high rate of speed. As Bell was […]

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New Deal Fire Chief

Fourth-generation firefighter Tom Rogers was sworn in as the new chief of Deal Fire Company No. 2 on New Year’s Day. Rogers, who lives in Ocean Township, has been a firefighter for 33 years and also served as chief in 2010.

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Deal Lifeguards Rescue Four from the Sea

On Aug. 26  at approximately 2:45 p.m. Deal police officers were dispatched to the Deal Casino beach for report of a capsized vessel with victims in the water. When they arrived Deal Lifeguards Bailey Crochet and Jake Shirley were observed rowing out in the lifeguard boat to attempt to rescue the occupants.  Officers on scene […]

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Lifeguards Compete in Deal Invitational

Area lifeguards honed their skills at the fourth annual Deal Invitational Life Guard tournament, held July 31 at the Deal Beach, in the Conover Pavilion and Deal Casino bathing facilities. Women and men lifeguards from Monmouth Beach Bath and Tennis Club, Loch Arbour Village, Deal and Ocean Beach Club, Elberon competed in several events to […]

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Deal Drops Proposal on Parking Permit

  By DON STINE Deal officials have dropped a controversial proposal to require permit parking on several oceanfront streets but will now seek to require beach badge fees to enter some of the nearby beaches. The Board of Commissioners introduced a new ordinance on May 24 that will expand the borough’s public beach at the […]

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Deal Police Department Receives National Award for Road Safety

  The Deal Police Department has placed third in the International Association of Chiefs of Police National Law Enforcement Challenge. Police Chief Ronen Neuman made the announcement last week. The NLEC is a traffic safety recognition program that recognizes agencies that excel in keeping their roadways safe. It is designed to strengthen and support traffic […]

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2 Incumbents, Newcomer Win in Deal

  By DON STINE Two incumbents, including the current mayor, and one newcomer won four-year terms to the Deal Board of Commissioners in Tuesday’s nonpartisan election. Winning seats were Mayor Morris Ades, incumbent Samuel M. Cohen and newcomer David Simhon. It was the first time in decades that the three incumbent commissioners did not run […]

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