Asbury Park, Neptune Suspend Short Term Rentals

Asbury Park and Neptune have suspended short term rentals, including AirBNB, hotels and motels, in an effort to keep residents and visitors safe during the pandemic. Asbury Park has suspended the rentals until at least the end of April and Neptune has suspended its rentals until at least April 27 when the Township Committee will […]

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Staying Home and Getting Rid of All That Stuff

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI As so many businesses are affected by the current coronavirus crisis, others have a special niche that keeps them working. James Mazza of Mazza Recycling, with a location in Neptune, said his business is up and running. “Our main focus is to protect our employees and customers. We collect and process […]

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Asbury Park Responds to Coronavirus

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The city of Asbury Park’s Office of Emergency Management declared a State of Local Disaster Emergency for the city today ( March 15) due to the coronavirus. Fire Official Garret Giberson as the local OEM Coordinator has the authority to issue the declaration. He was joined at a special meeting on […]

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Shore Christian Church Thrives as Others Close

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI In four short years the Shore Christian Church went from 75 parishioners to upwards of 400. In a time when churches are merging and sometimes closing their doors permanently the Shore Christian Church is thriving and growing. The Memorial United Methodist Church in Neptune City closed its doors after 100 years. […]

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After 31 Years Still Growing in Asbury Park

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Giving Tuesday is a day to give back to the community following the shopping frenzies on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Interfaith Neighbors, which has been a part of Asbury Park and Neptune for the last 31 years, participated in the event at all four of its locations with specials, giveaways […]

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