Honoring Those Who Died

Stacy Wiener of Allenhurst, founder of S.A.C.K., Supporting a Community with Kindness, has made a pledge. She plans to donate a total of 820 soap sacks to homeless shelters, food pantries and social service agencies in Monmouth County by Sept.1. That number represents one soap sack for each person who died from COVID-19 in Monmouth […]

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Where’s the Mail?

By ED SALVAS A late arriving birthday card is a minor irritation, but not receiving any mail for two or three days, or frequently getting someone else’s mail and it’s time to call the Post Office. Area residents have been grumbling about the mail for months, maybe years, but the arrival of the Covid-19 Pandemic […]

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Parking Study Ready by Fall

By DON STINE A comprehensive parking study in Ocean Grove is expected to be completed by the fall,  officials said. “Ocean Grove is still saturated with parking this year and the study should be just as viable as if the Covid19 pandemic were not here,” Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association President Michael Badger said earlier […]

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Online Fundraiser to Help Injured Surfer

A surfing accident on July 4 has left a 27-year-old man paralyzed from the waist down. Aaron Carr, nephew of Asbury Park resident Ruthanne Harrison, has a spinal cord injury and is on a ventilator. “He was thrown off his surfboard and hit the ocean floor head first. He almost drowned and was rushed to […]

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Free Covid Testing in Asbury Park

Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and The Grunin Foundation have partnered to bring free Covid-19 testing to Asbury Park July 27, Aug. 8 and Aug. 14. No appointment is necessary, simply walk up during the testing times and a health professional will conduct the test. You do not need to be symptomatic to be […]

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Deal Bar & Co Readies for Opening

There will soon be a new area restaurant and bar, and the good news is it has a large outside area for coronavirus-era dining. Once called McGillicuddy’s, the new Deal Lake Bar and Co. will  be serving lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Located on Main Street in Loch Arbour it also fronts on Deal Lake […]

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