Massive Drug Bust After Yearlong Investigation

A yearlong investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics and Criminal Enterprise Unit targeting a large-scale marijuana and THC distribution network operating throughout Monmouth, Ocean, and Bergen counties as well as parts of New York resulted in charges being filed against 24 men and women. One California man remains at-large and is considered a […]

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Poetry Workshop at Springsteen Exhibit

The Monmouth County Historical Association, Freehold, is offering a poetry workshop led by B.J. Ward, poet and author, in which the attendees create narrative poems using Bruce Springsteen’s songs, life and music as inspiration. Ward participated in the roundtable discussion sessions at the Bruce Springsteen’s Darkness on the Edge of Town: An International Symposium at […]

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3 Local Women Honored

Three local women were honored in Trenton at an Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey Evensong Celebrating Older Adults. It was sponsored by the Committee for Ministry with Older Adults on Sept. 28, the Eve of the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels, at Trinity Cathedral in Trenton. The Right Reverend William Hallock Stokes. D.D. […]

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Holiday Weekend a Winner

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The holiday weekend, started with sunshine and crowds but fizzled out by Monday, Labor Day as heavy rain hit the area. However, beach revenues in Asbury Park were still over $100,000 for the weekend, close to last year’s, $110,000. Beach Utilities Manager Gary Giberson said he is pleased with the overall […]

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Off Duty Transit Officer Charged in Altercation

An off-duty New Jersey Transit police officer was arrested following an altercation with several individuals in Belmar early Friday morning Aug. 30, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. At approximately 11:41 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 29 the Belmar Police Department responded to a disturbance in the area of 11th and Ocean Avenues in Belmar. Off-duty […]

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