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The officers are part of a tactical patrol unit that will act as a supplemental force for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, and the Asbury Park Police Department, all of whom are part of a joint violent crime-fighting initiative.
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The 709 restaurant in Point Pleasant Beach will hold its second annual silent auction from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 to benefit Interfaith Neighbors' Kula Cafe on Springwood Avenue in Asbury Park.
The former superintendent of the Toms River school system is serving an 11-year prison sentence in a case that a judge called the worst case of public corruption he's ever seen.
Thanks to an agreement between two developers, this blighted property on the corner of Grand and Monroe avenues could soon be the home of the first project completed by a national homebuilder in the city in nearly 30 years.
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ASBURY PARK - Area residents gathered at the Wonder Bar on Wednesday night to learn signs of dog fighting and animal cruelty in an effort to take a proactive approach in the community.
Hot Water Music and Starland Ballroom have unfinished business. The Florida native rockers were scheduled to play the Sayreville venue in January, but that show was announced days before Starland was forced to close its doors for nearly a year while it recorvered from damages it sustained in last October's superstorm Sandy.
New Jersey State Police are coming to town. On the heels of a violent summer and a call to action by community leaders, city police have enlisted the help of state troopers.
Scott Romei, 27, of Ocean Township was charged with possession of heroin when police stopped his car on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Dayna Morales, the New Jersey waitress who made headlines last month after a customer allegedly left her an anti-gay note in lieu of a tip, has been suspended from her job pending an investigation in to the incident, Asbury Park Press reports.
Former Asbury Park Press sports reporter Tony Graham was recently featured on HuffingtonPost.com in the article 7 Lessons from a guy who spent his entire working life at the same job.
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ASBURY PARK - A man was struck and killed by a train at the Sixth Avenue railroad crossing Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
NJ Transit is reporting that a person has been killed on the tracks in Asbury Park.
Police, firefighters and the city's emergency medical services responded to the incident after getting the report at 4:12 p.m., according to Garrett Giberson, a spokesman for the city's fire department.