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NJ Shops Take Doughnuts to the Next Level
We found some of the best places to get doughnuts in New Jersey. While one of the most recognizable global brands, Dunkin’, is dropping the “Donuts” from its name, smaller doughnut shops in New Jersey are seeing rise in demand for the tasty treats.
Belmar Fire Department’s 91st Annual Christmas Party: Rich in Tradition … and a Real Good Time for the Kids
BELMAR, NJ — There is a reason why the Belmar Fire Department’s Christmas party has been around for 91 years. It never grows old. Firefighters from all three Belmar volunteer companies — Goodwill Hose, Union Fire and Volunteer Hook and Ladder — joined forces today at Belmar Elementary School to host
New Year’s Eve 2018 Guide: Exciting events in Red Bank, Monmouth County, the Jersey Shore, & beyond
Can you believe how quickly 2018 came and went? It’s unbelievable how time passes by, but we’re once again about to celebrate the onset of a new year – 2019! We’ve been quite busy of late scouring for some of the best and most exciting events that are happening not only in Red Bank, but Monmouth Cou
Pt. Pleasant cops charge man for selling vaping products to minor
POINT PLEASANT – A Shop and Go employee Hitulkulma Patel was charged by police for allegedly selling vaping products to a 13-year-old youth. Capt. Robert Lokerson said police investigated the Shop and Go convenience store on Bridge Avenue after receiving information that an employee was selling vape
Long Branch Police Probe Of Stabbing: Report
A woman checked herself into Monmouth Medical Center Sunday morning with a stab wound to the chest, Long Branch police told The Asbury Park Press. Police Chief Jason Roebuck told The Press that the stabbing is under investigation, and that the victim lost a decent amount of blood.
This Is The Priciest Home For Sale In NJ's Wealthiest Town
MILLBURN, NJ -- How much are homes in New Jersey's wealthiest town?. The 2013-2017 American Community Survey issued by the Census last week disclosed a mountain of data, including how much household income is reported in each New Jersey community.
Girl Power Workshop And Winter Retreat In Belmar Area
A Girl Power Workshop will be held in Spring Lake at Karma Barre and Yoga. This Winter Camp workshop will teach young girls (ages 8-12) the importance of being true to themselves, treating others with kindness and believing in their own unique talents and abilities.
Long Branch investigating Garrett Drive stabbing
LONG BRANCH – Police are trying to figure out what happened to an adult female who checked herself into Monmouth Medical Center early Sunday morning with a stab wound to the chest.
Fire destroys home of Toms River First Aid Squad captain
TOMS RIVER — A Thursday morning fire destroyed the home of a first aid squad captain. In a report obtained by the Asbury Park Press, investigators determined the fire at the Rolling Hills Court house started as a result of "combustible materials" that were too close to a space heater.
Man who fled after aiming a gun at Asbury Park police now in custody
ASBURY PARK - A Brick man who allegedly pointed a gun at an officer during an investigative stop and later fled from police who were trying to arrest him is now behind bars, according to jail records.
Shore town sold $160K piece of land for $1M, but residents still say it’s a bad deal
Officials of a wealthy Monmouth County shore town on Wednesday authorized the sale of a small patch of sand assessed at $160,000 to an adjacent property owner who agreed to pay $1 million in what critics nonetheless say is a bad deal that erodes public access to the beach.
On 6th Anniversary of Sandy Hook Elementary School Tragedy: Memory of First-Grader Lives On in Belmar
BELMAR, NJ — As the nation marked the sixth anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School yesterday, there is a place in Belmar where the memory of one first-grader who died in that tragedy lives on.
New Year’s Eve 2018 Guide: Monmouth County
Monmouth County is going to be rocking when it comes to celebrating the new year, seeing that there are plenty of exciting events happening for it! From all the way north in Matawan, to the southern areas like Belmar, and everything in between, you’re bound to find something that suits your taste!
Wienachtsmarkt brings old European Christmas to Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten
ASBURY PARK - You can get a taste of an old European Christmas this year, if you spend some time in Asbury Park. The Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten, which describes itself as an "Austro-Hungarian beer garden," is hosting its inaugural Roof Top Weinnachtsmarkt on weekends this December.
State Troopers to Set Up Sobriety Checkpoint in Long Branch Area
In an effort to make our roads safer and reduce crashes attributed to driving while under the influence, the New Jersey State Police will set up a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, December 15, in Belmar,.
Homeowner Holds Burglary Suspect For Cops
A 19-year-old man was held by a homeowner after he allegedly burglarized a residence in Middletown. Police were called to Erica Drive near Core Creek Park for a report of a burglary in progress at 2:39 p.m. Responding officers listened as a dispatcher relayed that the homeowner discovered a man in h
Coast Guard Raises Sunken Fishing Vessel from Shark River Inlet Off Manasquan
MANASQUAN, NJ — The U.S. Coast Guard's Manasquan Inlet/Shark River station has reported that the Miss Kathleen was successfully raised from the Manasquan Inlet last night and placed on a barge.
Monmouth County Prep School Bans Cell Phones During Lunch
LINCROFT, NJ — At a time when many parents are concerned about screen time and how much access their children have to the Internet, a Monmouth County boys' private high school is taking an unusual step: Banning cell phones and laptops during lunchtime.
Firefighters battle 3-alarm house fire in Monmouth County
A fire at a large house fire in Red Bank sent plumes of smoke visible for miles while firefighters worked to get the blaze under control. The fire broke out on Rector Place in Red Bank around 8 a.m., neighbor Nick Honachefsky said. Red Bank, Middletown, and Shrewsbury fire departments were on scene.
Solar farm may land on former West Belmar auto junkyard site
WALL TOWNSHIP — The vacant lot where an auto junkyard once stood along Route 71 in West Belmar may one day be the site of a solar farm. The nine-acre parcel, between Route 71 and the railroad tracks near Fifth Avenue, previously was occupied by the Wall Auto Wreckers building, which sat abandoned fo