News for Asbury Park, NJ. The city of Asbury Park is the 14th most populous municipality in Monmouth County and the 158th most populous in New Jersey with more than 16,000 residents. The mayor in 2021 is John Moor.
Starving puppies left to eat debris in Asbury Park says SPCA
Police say trapped in one tiny room were 10 newborn puppies with their mother in deplorable condition.
Smoking tobacco, marijuana banned from Asbury Park, NJ boardwalk
Asbury Park mayor John Moor said the ban is a health issue, not a money making measure.
Jealous NJ man, 85, dragged romantic rival to death under his car
An 85-year-old Asbury Park man faces a 10-year prison term after pleading guilty to aggravated manslaughter in the hit-and-run death of a romantic rival.
NJ mayors complain about fireworks, want law changed back
Mayors in New Jersey say the recent fireworks law change may be to blame for the explosion in illegal fireworks displays.
Lightning strikes in NJ: Photographer captures stunning images
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NJ formally apologizes for ugly history of raiding gay bars
The state Attorney General offered a formal apology Tuesday for decades of systemic targeting of establishments that welcomed LGBTQ patrons, up to a landmark court ruling.
Super-colorful yarn art display in Asbury Park this summer
A stunning new art installation made of mostly yarn returns to the Asbury Park Boardwalk this summer.
Asbury Park principal's tweet with N-word, fire caused lockdown
Reginald Mirthil complimented the police officer who came to his Jersey City home to question him about the tweet.
Tweet with burning school led to Asbury Park lockdown
The lockdown also temporarily interrupted primary day voting at Asbury Park High School.