Asbury Park Fire Displaces Family of Five, Help Them Get On Their Feet

Sherrice Lyles and her children

A fire in Asbury Park yesterday has left a single mother and her four children, ages 2 through 11 without a suitable place to live.

Sherrice Lyles was sitting on the porch of the Prospect Ave home she moved into just last week yesterday afternoon when she smelled smoke and heard the alarms go off inside her home. She entered the house and saw flames in her son’s room and attempted to put out the blaze with a fire extinguisher.

The Asbury Park Fire Department arrived shortly after the 4:25 p.m. call, according to Asbury Park Sun.

The blaze was extinguished quickly and there were no injuries.

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Posted: August 10th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

OpEd: Asbury Park’s New Charter School and Religious Funding

By Tommy DeSeno

“College Achieve” charter school is trying to open in Asbury Park. It’s operated by Mike Piscal, who is known in the education field for making charter schools in California go broke, for having lax policy on sexual harassment and choosing spokespeople the likes of Bill Cosby. After California he spent two years in Las Vegas, then recently had a failed attempt to open a charter school in Brooklyn.

Having come back home to New Jersey, he incorporated “College Achieve” charter school with no assets other than the $75.00 filing fee, with an address at his father’s house in Toms River.

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Posted: August 10th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Education, Marriage Equality, Opinion, Tommy DeSeno | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments »

By Popular Demand—the Garden State Film Festival will return to Asbury Park

The Garden State Film Festival announced today that it will return to its original home in Asbury Park for its “Sweet 16” anniversary after a four year hiatus in Atlantic City.

“We are coming back largely due to the popular and steady demand of our legions of fans,” said GSFF Board Chairman Nicholas J. Falcone While many factors played a role in our decision to return to our original home, we had to listen to them. This move is in no way is a statement about our four-years in Atlantic City, where we were given an incredible reception and great cooperation.”

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Posted: June 28th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on By Popular Demand—the Garden State Film Festival will return to Asbury Park

Asbury Park Police seek public’s help in locating 13 year old runaway girl

The Asbury Park Police Department and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office are seeking the public’s help in locating Gina Perrilla, a 13 year old girl who ran away from Child Protection and Permanancy (CP&P, formerly DYFS).

Perrilla is hispanic, 13 years of age, 5’5″, approx 190 to 200 lbs with long curly hair. She is known to frequent Asbury Park. She also claims to be a member of the bloods street gang.

Anyone who sees or comes in contact with her is advised to contact the Asbury Park Police Department at (732)774-1300 or the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at (732)431-7160

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Posted: February 28th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Asbury Park Police seek public’s help in locating 13 year old runaway girl

Missing Asbury Park Girl Returns Home Safely

America Rice aka Serenity, the 14 year old girl who yesterday was reported missing since Sunday, February, 19, has returned home safely, according to a report in The Asbury Park Press.

Police said that Serenity returned home safely on Wednesday evening.

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Posted: February 23rd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Missing Asbury Park Girl Returns Home Safely

14 year old Asbury Park girl is missing

The Asbury Park Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 14 year old city girl who was last seen on Sunday, February 19th.

America Rice aka Serenity, is African American, 5’2″, 145 lbs with brown eyes, red/auburn hair, light brown complexion.

Anyone with information about Serenity’s whereabouts is asked to call Detective April Bird at 732-774-1300.

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Posted: February 22nd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on 14 year old Asbury Park girl is missing

Asbury Park marchers demand equality in era of Trump

assetcontentASBURY PARK — A group of about 100 people marched through the city’s downtown Sunday in hopes of spreading the message of “fair and equal representation” for all citizens. The group’s organizers stressed the march, dubbed the “Asbury Park Unity March,” was not an anti-Donald Trump protest, but they conceded the group was formed in light… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: November 21st, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Asbury Park marchers demand equality in era of Trump

Asbury Park police captain demoted for leaving scene of Seidel shooting

assetcontent-72ASBURY PARK — A hearing officer upheld the demotion of an Asbury Park police captain who left an active crime scene involving a Neptune police sergeant who had shot and killed his former wife in front of their young daughter. Capt. Marshawn Love has acknowledged leaving the scene of former Neptune police Sgt. Philip Seidle’s shooting… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: November 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News, Neptune Township | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Asbury Park Connected Sheikh, Who Avows Terror, Now More Influential Than Ever

By Tommy DeSeno

Sheikh Usmani

Sheikh Usmani

It was revealed earlier this year that Asbury Park New Jersey’s boardwalk real estate is owned and controlled by an Islamic company from the Middle East, Capital Guidance.  That company maintains a “Sharia Board” headed by a powerful Pakistani Sheikh, Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani.

Usmani wrote a book, Islam and Modernism, urging jihadists to lay in wait in Western countries until they have enough people here to launch “Jihad with Power.”  He wrote that Jihadists should continue to kill until we submit to his religion, Islam.

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Posted: October 13th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News, Tommy DeSeno | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Asbury Park Connected Sheikh, Who Avows Terror, Now More Influential Than Ever

A short film about pooping in Monmouth County

A short film about #2 is destined to be #1 at the first annual Boardwalk Film Festival in Asbury Park and Ocean Grove this weekend.

House Brokenwritten, produced and co-starring Heather Brittain O’Scanlon is a short film about a couple struggling to potty train their reluctant 4-year old, and the strain that puts on their marriage and social lives.

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Posted: September 15th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News, Ocean Grove | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A short film about pooping in Monmouth County