Towns Ready for National Night Out

  The annual National Night Out is on Tues., Aug.7 this year in towns across America to highlight crime and drug prevention. The Allenhurst Police Department is hosting its event from 6 to 8 p.m. at Railroad Plaza Park. There will be live music, a canine demonstration, vendors and food. It will also feature a bounce house, dunk tank, […]

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Toxic Algea Bloom in Deal Lake

  A toxic algae bloom in Deal Lake, the largest lake in Monmouth County, has county public health officials issuing an advisory warning residents and their pets not to eat fish caught in the lake or enter the water. Water sampling last week tested unsafe bacteria levels in the water, resulting in a blue-green scum […]

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What a Weekend at the Shore

  As July 4 dawned shore residents were treated to a some cooler temperatures following the 90-plus degrees over the weekend and into early this week. Asbury Park’s Beach Utility Manager, Gary Giberson, couldn’t be any happier with this year’s start to the summer season. “We’re off to a great start, I don’t think it […]

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Fireworks Legal Now But Still Be Cautious

  By DON STINE Retailers all across New Jersey have been stocking up on certain fireworks ahead of the Fourth of July holiday now that some types of them are legal in the state. But in towns where fires are always a major concern, like Ocean Grove, some people are expressing concern with the new […]

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Neptune City Official, City Church Director Honored

  Anthony “Tony” Campolo, a nationally recognized evangelical and political figure, will be among several New Jersey leaders accepting QSpot Community Awards at the 2018 QSpot Community Awards Jubilee Dinner on June 2 in Belmar. QSpot Community Awards recognize extraordinary contributions to the LGBT community and QSpot. This year’s award recipients were selected for their dedication, passion, […]

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Memorial Day Weekend a Mix of Sun and Storms

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI and DON STINE The summer season started strong with a hot and sunny Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, however, everything changed. The rain, wind and cooler temperatures kept people away from the beaches. Peter Mantas, manager at Langosta Lounge and Pop’s Garage on the Asbury Park beachfront said, “It was a wonderful, busy weekend. […]

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