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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Asbury Park City Officials Issue Message

Governor Murphy’s Stay at Home Executive Order is still in effect and we urge you to continue to practice safe social distancing by staying at least 6 feet away from others. Residents may still leave their homes for essential needs – to head to the grocery store, seek medical care, visit close family, report to work, or go […]

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Asbury Park, Neptune Suspend Short Term Rentals

Asbury Park and Neptune have suspended short term rentals, including AirBNB, hotels and motels, in an effort to keep residents and visitors safe during the pandemic. Asbury Park has suspended the rentals until at least the end of April and Neptune has suspended its rentals until at least April 27 when the Township Committee will […]

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Interfaith Neighbors Launches Emergency Fund

For more than 30 years Interfaith Neighbors in Asbury Park has been providing critical services to Monmouth County residents through their senior meal program, neighborhood revitalization initiatives, and homeless prevention rental and mortgage assistance programs. In response to the pandemic Interfaith Neighbors  has created an emergency fund to assist families and individuals experiencing financial distress […]

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Inspections to Resume in Asbury Park on Limited Basis

In an effort to help new construction, property sales and new rental agreements in Asbury Park, effective today Asbury Park’s Code Enforcement and Construction Departments will resume Construction, Certificate of Occupancy and Transfer of Title inspections on a limited basis. Inspections in the city have been suspended since March 18 and will resume based on […]

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Asbury Park Mayor Said Beaches Open for Now

Asbury Park Mayor John Moor said today that because it is impossible to ensure appropriate social distancing on the boardwalk in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic  the boardwalk is closed until further notice. “In our continued effort to ensure the safety of our residents and visitors, we are taking the necessary step of closing […]

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Asbury Park Boardwalk Closed to the Public

Effective immediately, the Asbury Park Boardwalk will be closed to the public until further notice to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Asbury Park beaches will remain open for now, but are subject to closure should social distancing guidelines not be followed. Access across the boardwalk to the beach will be available at First, Third and […]

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Asbury Park Man Shot, Killed at Home

A 24-year-old Asbury Park man was shot at his Dewitt Avenue residence Mon., March 23 and later died at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Asbury Park police responded to a 911 call at about 11:36 p.m., reporting a man was shot at his residence in the 100 block of Dewitt Avenue in the city. Asbury […]

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