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Kushner buys more Long Branch beachfront properties

The off-market transactions include the $2.7 million sale of 176 Ocean Ave., an oceanfront single family home with a guest house on nearly a third of an acre, and the $1.45 million sale of 34 Morris Ave, another single family home on over a quarter of an acre.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-08-16 20:54:00

Five injured in West Long Branch deck collapse

WEST LONG BRANCH — Five people were injured when a deck collapsed in the borough Thursday afternoon, police said,

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-08-17 01:08:00


Separately, police Chief Darren McConnell said what appears to be KKK recruitment literature, also containing candy, was reported found on Leighton Avenue last week.

REDBANKGREEN.COM - 2018-08-15 16:00:11

All Seaside Heights Ocean Beaches Closed To Swimming. Here's Why.

Seaside Heights beaches are open Thursday, but ocean bathing is not allowed because of negative water quality tests, according to borough officials. Bathing is allowed at the bay beaches.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 11:36:26

DWI Checkpoint In Monmouth Beach Friday, Aug. 17

MONMOUTH BEACH, NJ — Heads up, Monmouth County: The Monmouth County DWI task force will conduct a DWI checkpoint to detect drivers under the influence of alcohol and or drugs.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 16:13:07

Freehold teens missing, last seen in Jackson

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP - Police are asking for help tracking down two missing girls, 15 and 16, last seen in Jackson.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-08-16 15:38:00

Boat Fire Forces Bridge Closure In Long Branch: Police

LONG BRANCH, NJ — A pair of boats are on fire and adrift in the water between Long Branch and Monmouth Beach, according to reports.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 20:21:06

2018 Little League World Series schedule: Mid-Island NY's bracket

Mid-Island kicks off their run in the series Thursday at 3 p.m. and you don't need to be in Williamsport, Pa., to watch. It'll be broadcasted on ESPN, on channel 70 on Verizon Fios and channel 36 on Spectrum.

SILIVE.COM - 2018-08-16 11:19:00

Jenkinson's Aquarium gift shop employee fired after kicking black girls out of shop

A woman at the Jenkinson's Aquarium gift shop told a group of black teenagers they were not welcome, Paterson resident Attiyya Barrett said.Shannon Mullen and Erik Larsen and Mike Davis, Asbury Park Press


N.J. weather: Brutal heat sets up threat for more severe thunderstorms, flooding

A heat advisory has been issued through 6 p.m for Bergen, Hudson, Union and eastern Essex counties.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-16 08:27:00

No evidence new parkway exit caused flood in Brick, freeholder says

Kelly, who serves as liaison to the county engineering department, addressed the matter during his public remarks at a regular meeting of the Board of Freeholders on Wednesday evening.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-08-16 10:00:00

Staten Island kids launch bid for Little League World Series glory

The lanky soon-to-be eighth-grader is so close with his Little League World Series-bound teammates that they’ve developed a sort of coded language. Some say he and his catcher, Chris Cancel, can read each other’s minds.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-16 02:07:30

NJ marijuana legalization: Would NJ college students get busted for legal weed?

What will happen on college campuses such as Rutgers University if there's legal weed in New Jersey?Doug Hood and Mike Davis, Asbury Park Press

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-08-16 09:20:00

‘Racist’ employee fired after kicking black girls out of gift shop

Toby Wolf, a spokesman for Jenkinson’s, said in a statement that the incident “does not reflect the core values of the boardwalk,”according to the Asbury Park Press.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-15 14:05:02

NJ music: Asbury Park Surf Music Festival returns to the beach this weekend

The work of surf rock lifestyle power couple Vincent Minervino and Magdalena O’Connell of Hi-Tide Recordings, Saturday's main event is the centerpiece of weekend-long celebration of music, tiki cocktails and general nostalgic artistic spirit by the sea.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-08-16 13:00:00

Sea Bright, booming after Sandy, could be the next Jersey Shore hot spot

While Sea Bright still is a jewel for many, it’s becoming increasingly clear — from the booming real estate values, the traffic circling to find parking and the bustling restaurant scene — that this beachside borough is hardly a secret anymore.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-08-16 10:00:00

Pit bull puppy left to drown in cage has found a foster home

FREEHOLD, N.J. (WTXF)- Monmouth County SPCA has posted on their Facebook page about River, the pit bull puppy left to drown in a cage at the water’s edge during a rising tide in Freehold, NJ.

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-16 16:13:00

'Two lives ruined' -- Teen sentenced to 19 years for fatally shooting another teen

Davon Tramun, 19, was sentenced to 19 years Wednesday forfatally shooting Tairiq Matthews, 19, in the headoutside a Stapleton store last year.

SILIVE.COM - 2018-08-15 12:10:00

Motorcycle crash on Memorial Drive in Neptune City injures one

Buy Photo(Photo: FILE PHOTO)Police are investigating a motorcycle accident on Memorial Drive Wednesday morning that injured one.Sgt. Hoover Cano of the Neptune City Police Department said the accident was reported at 10:34 a.m. Wednesday and it left one male injured.The accident occurred just south

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-08-15 17:44:00

Atlantic Highlands police search for missing 25-year-old

He is known to spend time in Long Branch, Asbury Park, Ocean Grove, Staten Island and the area in and around Atlantic Highlands and Middletown, police said.