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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Police Seek Public’s Help in Barbershop Murder

Law enforcement officials are seeking the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for a September 2019 murder in Neptune. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said the investigation into the Sept. 20, 2019 homicide of Wayne E. Jones, 46 of Neptune  is still active. Gramiccioni is urging the community to reach out to police […]

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$10,000 Grants Available for County Businesses

$10,000 grants will be available to small businesses and nonprofits under a program announced this week by Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone and Freeholder Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley. “The Freeholders have worked alongside chambers of commerce and mayors to deliver assistance to our small businesses and I am excited to announce that the Monmouth […]

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Local League of Women Voters Wins National Award

During its recent convention , the  League of Women Voters-US  singled out  the  Southern Monmouth County league as a national leader in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The award comes  in recognition of the initiative to register formerly incarcerated citizens on a regular basis at the ReEntry program in Neptune City.  Local League member,  Annette Scott […]

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Gopal to Host Community Relations Panel

Sen. Vin Gopal will join Asbury Park and Neptune law enforcement, clergy, elected officials, and community leaders for a Zoom discussion panel on police and community relations and the necessity of law enforcement reform in the wake of George Floyd’s death. This panel is the second in a series of three community panels held throughout […]

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