Preparing for a Summer Unlike Any Other

In our new world where most of us don’t leave home without a mask shore towns are preparing for Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer. But it will be unlike any other. Boardwalks have been reopened but in some you must keep to the right and be mindful of social distancing. Police will […]

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Asbury Park Shooting Investigated

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s is investigating shots fired May 15 at approximately 10:30 p.m. near the Asbury Park Village housing complex. Police were called the area and located Tykee Mitchell, 26 of Asbury Park, suffering from a gunshot wound.  He was subsequently transported to a local hospital for treatment. The incident is under investigation by […]

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Vote Expected on Asbury Park School Budget

The finance committee and administration of the Asbury Park Board of Education are working this week to pare down an expected increase of $2 million in property taxes in the 2020-2021 school budget. The budget is scheduled to be voted on May 7 at a meeting at 7 p.m. At this time the budget features […]

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Updates on Asbury Parking and Sewer and Tax Payments

These parking and transportation updates for Asbury Park are effective immediately and until further notice: Metered parking regulations will be reinstated beginning Friday, May 1 at 5 p.m. Metered parking regulations had been suspended since March 22.. Residents will be required follow paid parking guidelines and are urged to use the Park Mobile app (www.parkmobile.io) […]

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Asbury Park Suspends Motel, Hotel and Guest House Reservations for Lodging

In an effort to limit travel to Asbury Park the city’s Municipal Emergency Management Coordinator has entered an order to suspend all hotel, motel and guest house reservations for lodging within the city beginning today (Friday, April 17) at noon until further notice. This determination was made by the Municipal Emergency Management Coordinator, in consultation […]

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Longtime Staffer at The Center Dies

‘Dynamic force’ was director of operations By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Clark Shannon, the former director of operations at The Center in Asbury Park and a longtime supporter of the nonprofit, has died. “He was the energizer bunny….he was a dynamic force and up until two years ago he was running The Center-a-la-Carte,” said Father Bob […]

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