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Anti-Religious Asbury Park City Council Violated Constitution,  Unwittingly Supported Hate and Neglected Black People

By Thomas DeSeno

 

Asbury Park Democrat Chairman Giuseppe Joe Grillo, Deputy Mayor Amy Quinn, Tommy DeSeno and Mayor John Moor. photo via facebook

The Asbury Park City Council, using government letterhead, made a declaration opposing a religious belief.  Government can no more denounce a religious belief than they can endorse one, without violating the 1st Amendment Establishment Clause.  They then went on an illegal bullying campaign against a Pastor.  So caught up in a mob-induced false narrative of gossip, they ignored that the Pastor was bringing financial relief to the Westside black community, something all City Councils failed to do for 50 years.

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Posted: July 9th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Christianity, Monmouth County News, Tommy DeSeno | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments »

Asbury Park Police seek assistance in locating missing 13 year old girl

UPDATE: Jhasyiah has been located!
The Asbury Park Police Department is seeking help from the public in locating Jhasyiah Torres, 13.   Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 8th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Asbury Park Police seek assistance in locating missing 13 year old girl

Police Seek Help In Locating Asbury Park Shooter

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The Asbury Park Police Department and the Monmouth County Prosecutor are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the individual(s) involved in a shooting in the city on Tuesday afternoon, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

One male was found shot yesterday afternoon when the Asbury Park PD responded to a shots fired report at approximately 4:06 p.m. in the area of 1400 Main Street.  A 2017 Nissan Altima, which did not belong to the victim, was found to have sustained a single gun shot to the drivers side door. A gun shot was also located on a garbage can near the south side of 1400 Main Street.

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Posted: May 30th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Police Seek Help In Locating Asbury Park Shooter

10 year old boy killed in Asbury Park shooting

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A ten year old boy was shot and killed at about 11PM last night on the 400 block of Ridge Ave in Asbury Park, according to multiple news reports.  A 39 year old women, the boys mother according to a source, was wounded in the shooting.

MMM has learned that the child was a student at Bradley Elementary School.

Posted: February 22nd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Shrinkage Alert: Asbury Park plunge makes splash in frigid waters (Drone Video)

The coldest New Year’s Day ever recorded in New Jersey did not deter about 500 adventurers in Asbury Park from running into the Atlantic Ocean on Monday, with an especially hardy few diving under the waves. Turnout at the 15th annual Sons of Ireland Polar Bear Plunge was about half of what it was in peak… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 1st, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Shrinkage Alert: Asbury Park plunge makes splash in frigid waters (Drone Video)

Disgraced Asbury Park cop to spend 10 years in prison for tipping off gangs

A former Asbury Park police officer was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in state prison for his role in a criminal organization that prosecutors say terrorized the city. A jury in September found Keith German, 49, guilty of three counts of official misconduct, including hindering the apprehension of gang members. German, a 16-year veteran of the… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: December 19th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Disgraced Asbury Park cop to spend 10 years in prison for tipping off gangs

‘I have to prove my innocence,’ says Asbury Park man charged in shootout with cop

A man accused of attempted murder in an exchange of gunfire with a police officer in Asbury Park that left a young girl with a graze wound rejected a plea deal of 15 years in prison Monday and will instead go to trial. Dante Allen, 23, of Asbury Park, faces up to 36 years in a… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: December 11th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Remove the Statue of Asbury’s James Bradley, the Jim Crow of the North

By Tom DeSeno

James A Bradley statue in Asbury Park, NJ

Let me solve America’s current war on statues.  Not just weigh in – solve it.

Whether or not to remove a statue should be governed by the “doctrine of subsidiarity.”  What is subsidiarity?   The doctrine holds, “a community of a higher order should not interfere in the internal life of a community of a lower order, depriving the latter of its functions, but rather should support it in case of need.”

In other words, problems are best solved by those closest to the problem. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 25th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News, Opinion, Race, Tommy DeSeno | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

About the Asbury Park Anti-Hate Rally

By Art Gallagher

For this conservative Republican who believes in Dr. King’s dream, there was much more to be hopeful about than to fear at the Anti-Hate rally in Asbury Park yesterday. There was actually nothing to fear. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 5th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on About the Asbury Park Anti-Hate Rally

Scotch Plains Man Arrested For Pepper Spray Attack in Asbury Park

photo via Joe Grillo’s facebook page

Morris May White, 22, of Scotch Plains, was arrested in Asbury Park on Sunday evening and charged with aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a weapon after he pepper sprayed a transgender woman who was participating in a sign making event in preparation for Monday’s Stand Against Hate rally in the city, according to The Asbury Park Sun.

White’s arrest in not being treated as a hate crime, according to the report.

Giuseppe “Joe” Grillo, as Asbury Park Board of Education member and one of the organizers of the anti-hate rally characterized the incident as a “hate assault” on facebook. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 4th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Asbury Park Sun, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Scotch Plains Man Arrested For Pepper Spray Attack in Asbury Park