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A woman was killed and her boyfriend was injured when their car and another vehicle collided on a central New Jersey bridge.
ASBURY PARK - From argyle sweaters and pinstripe suits, to sparkly dresses, high heels and hats, contestants were dressed to the nine for the city's 79th Annual Easter Pageant Parade.
On Good Friday, while the rest of Ocean County government was closed for the holiday, Sheriff Michael G. Mastronardy was on the job, visiting his 911 dispatchers for National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.
Havana Tropical CafA©, a Cuban Restaurant which was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, was awarded a $50,000 Stronger NJ Business Grant by the Christie Administration this week, according to a release by the NJ Economic Development Authority.
At Robert Treat Academy Charter School in Newark, poverty, single parent homes and neighborhood crime are no excuse for poor academic performance.
Kevin Oakley comes to the Boys & Girls Club to play ping pong and video games with his friends.
The Rev. Al Sharpton laid out a three-point plan for reclaiming the city and its young people who are being sold short, he said, by an underperforming school system and a potentially unfair justice system.
Editor's note: This softball season, the Asbury Park Press brings forth a new content initiative titled The Softball Q&A Sessions, which will appear multiple times per week on APP.com and feature a randomly picked Shore Conference player's answers to fun, light-hearted and interesting questions.
When Matt Skiba and his band of Sekrets arrived at the studio they asked for a few minutes to rehearse as they had never played the song live before.
Parishioners gathered at Trinity Church, the oldest religious congregation in Asbury Park, to attend the Stations of the Cross service at noon on Good Friday.
Pizza Underground featuring Macaulay Culkin, 7 p.m. Wonder Bar 1213 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park Tickets $18; 21 and over admitted Call 732-502-8886 Kathy Griffin, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Count Basie Theatre, 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank Tickets $39-$129 Call 732-842-9000 We're sorry but you must be a Subscriber to see the Subscribers area or posts that are ... (more)
The editors of NJ.com are fed up with Governor's Chris Christie's political manipulations of New Jersey mayors doling out rewards or punishments based on their endorsements or compliance with his preferences.
A public hearing on Ocean County's proposed $400 million budget for 2014 drew just one comment from a faithful Republican Party member who is a regular at meetings of the Board of Freeholders, according to a report in the Asbury Park Press.
The following year, he was granted the first U.S. patent for a ride called a "roundabout."
Billy Brown is coming home. Brown, one third of the R&B hitmakers Ray, Goodman and Brown, a.k.a. the Moments, is set to take the stage with his group at the Hamilton Banquet Hall in Neptune in a show billed as a "Pre-Easter Extravaganza."