Lieutenant Timothy Torchia, Officer Phil Jackson and Chief Steven Peters of the Ocean Township Police Department have planned a virtual ride-along on Twitter next week (Wednesday, Nov. 26).  This is the first Tweetalong for Monmouth County law enforcement. November 20

OCEAN TWP. POLICE PLAN MONMOUTH COUNTY’S FIRST TWEETALONG ON “ONE OF THE BUSIEST DAYS”: LEARN WHEN & WHY

The Ocean Township Police Department will offer an unprecedented look at a day in the life of an officer thanks to the first-ever Tweetalong by Monmouth County law enforcement on Wednesday, Nov. 26. READ MORE…

A note from Sophie Virgilio's scrapbook, circa 1949. November 11

BLACK BOX READING SERIES SALUTES VETERANS SUNDAY (11/16): SHORT STORIES ABOUT LIFE DURING WWII & NAZI OCCUPATION

Honoring 75 years since the beginning of World War II, the Black Box Theater of Asbury Park will feature the personal short stories by Wanamassa resident Sophie Stach Virgilio about life in Poland on Sunday (Nov. 16)…. READ MORE

From left to right Ginny Whipple Berkner and Jeannie Reichardt, board members, Michele Gannon and Maria McKeon, co-founders, and David Armstrong, board chairperson.  Photo courtesy Mike Booth / TheCoaster.net. November 06

GROUNDBREAKING NEWS: MARY’S PLACE HAS “GROWN ITS WINGS” – READ WHY

Mary’s Place volunteers, guests and supporters gathered Wednesday, along with its founders, to celebrate the groundbreaking for the organization’s new larger facility on Main Street in Ocean Grove. Learn when the new facility is planned to open…

ELECTION DAY IS NOVEMBER 4, 2014. October 26

NOVEMBER 4, VOTE OVER AND OVER FOR…

Tuesday, November 4, vote over and over and over again for….

Pam Callender's new home in the Shark River Hills area of Neptune Township.  Coastal Habitat for Humanity tore down her Sandy-damaged home and built this with the help of volunteers. October 23

SANDY 2 YEARS LATER: WOMAN’S INSPIRING STORY OF REPAIR & RECOVERY

Read the inspiring story of one Shark River Hills-area woman…

Superstorm Sandy image on October 29, 2012, courtesy of NOAA October 23

SANDY 2 YEARS LATER: LOCAL CHALLENGES, NEW & OLD MAY SURPRISE YOU

Learn how our area is positioned to continue recovery compared to other area, how much longer the recovery is expected to take and what the new challenges are….

Sophie Virgilio was eight months old, living on a farm in Poland when the Nazis invaded. October 22

BLACK BOX THEATER PRESENTS “GOAT IN THE ATTIC”: PERSONAL STORIES OF CHILD’S LIFE IN POLAND DURING WW2

November’s Black Box Reading Series is a first-person account of world history and a tribute to veterans as we mark 75 years since the beginning of World War II. Read more…

Local artists created a tribute to vintage Asbury Park at Camp Evans' Base of Terror. October 15

#HALLOWEEN FANS SHRIEK AT CAMP EVANS’ BASE OF TERROR: LEARN HOW NJ’s PREMIER FRIGHT TRAIL COMES TOGETHER

Hashtag “scary.” Hashtag “whatthehellwasithinking.” Halloween lovers, prepare to lose your mind at the BEST thrill in New Jersey….

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