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Satan’s Motorized Scooters in Asbury Park

By Tommy DeSeno

Asbury Park Deputy Mayor Amy Quinn

This column will mention Asbury Park Deputy Mayor Amy Quinn as well as her friends.  Nothing is their fault.  There’s just no way to tell the story without them.

This past August, Asbury Park started allowing motorized scooters here.  Deputy Mayor Quinn led the effort.

Quinn, the darling of local Democrats, selected a company called Spin for the scooters. Spin appears to be an eco-friendly San Francisco start-up that fits well with Asbury’s woke progressives who hate oil companies and long for Congresswoman AOC’s Green New Delusion. The reality?  Spin is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Company.  Big Industry.  Big oil.  The transportation equivalent of a Red Lobster on the Boardwalk.

Amy Quinn really, really wants her pet project to do well.  Apparently, so does the Asbury Park Press.

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Posted: October 23rd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Opinion, Tommy DeSeno | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments »

DWI Task Force In Asbury Park Friday night/Saturday morning

Posted: August 2nd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Mentally Ill Asbury Park Man Is Missing, Police Request Assistance

The Asbury Park Police Department is requesting public assistance in locating George Bland.

Bland, who is known to frequent the beachfront, Cookman, Seventh and Eighth Avenues, was last seen on or about July 15.  He suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and is not taking his medication, according to the department’s announcement via nixle. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 31st, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Mentally Ill Asbury Park Man Is Missing, Police Request Assistance

Asbury Park Must Lock the Wesley Lake Footbridges Permanently

By Tommy DeSeno

The hot local issue is the 25-year-old practice of Ocean Grove (a section of Neptune Township) locking two footbridges over Wesley Lake that connect to Asbury Park, every night between midnight and 5 am.  Asbury Park, led by councilwoman Eileen Chapman and activist Dani Boglivi Fiori, want Neptune to leave the gates open. Let’s explore the history for context.

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Posted: July 30th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Opinion | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

2 fatal shootings in Asbury Park

Officer Involved Shooting in one of the incidents.

Gun violence erupted on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning with two shootings that resulted in two reported deaths, according to a member of the law enforcement community.

The first incident, which involved an Asbury Park Police officer, occurred at around 10:30 p.m. at the area of 7th Ave and Webb St. The Attorney General’s Shooting Response Task Force is investigation this incident.

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Posted: July 24th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on 2 fatal shootings in Asbury Park

16 Year Old Male In Custody For Asbury Park Independence Day Shooting

A 16 year old male has been arrested for shooting two people on the Asbury Park boardwalk on Thursday evening following the 4th of July fireworks, according to an announcement by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

Two women suffered non-life-threatening injuries.  A 55 year old female employee of a boardwalk business was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center for treatment.  A 25 year woman who was walking on the boardwalk sustained a minor injury and refused treatment at the scene.

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Posted: July 5th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on 16 Year Old Male In Custody For Asbury Park Independence Day Shooting

Report: Shooting Mars 4th of July Celebration in Asbury Park

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A shooting that resulted in at least one injury occurred after the fireworks in Asbury Park on Thursday night, according to a report at AsburyParkSun.com

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Posted: July 5th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Asbury Park Sun, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Report: Shooting Mars 4th of July Celebration in Asbury Park

Asbury Park Police Seek Help in Locating Woman With Alzheimer’s

Leslie Has Been Located

Leslie Allen

The Asbury Park Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Leslie Allen, a black female, approximately 5’5″, with salt and pepper colored hair who was last seen this morning at around 11:15  on the boardwalk near Convention Hall.

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Posted: July 3rd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Asbury Park Police Seek Help in Locating Woman With Alzheimer’s

9th Annual CARC Gala , Friday May 3

I hope you join me next Friday night, May 3 , at the 9th Annual CARA Gala.

Why is Art Gallagher promoting a fundraiser for the Community Affairs Resource Center?

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Posted: April 26th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on 9th Annual CARC Gala , Friday May 3

82 year old Asbury Park man charged in hit and run murder

Johnny Westbrook

Johnny Westbrook, 82, of Asbury Park, was charged with first degree murder in the hit and run death of Daniel Rivera, 63, also of Asbury Park, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Asbury Park police received a 911 call at approximately 5:11 p.m. for a hit and run incident on Friday evening.  Law enforcement officials arrived to find the victim, Rivera, struck in the area of 3rd Avenue and Langford Street in Asbury Park.

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Posted: December 23rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on 82 year old Asbury Park man charged in hit and run murder