Information and resources for residents, visitors and business

Major intersection closing

Main Street at Deal Lake Drive will be closed to all traffic on Mon., May 2 for approximately two weeks. The city police department advisers motorists to plan an alternate route.

City school board member charged

Asbury Park Board of Education member Felicia Simmons has been charged with voter fraud in Elizabeth. Union County Prosecutor Grace Park said that Simmons is charged with third-degree vote-by-mail fraud.

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Lesinski, Breech, Latorraca win board seats

Barbara Lesinski, Connie Breech and Dominic Latorraca have won the three available seats on the city Board of Education. Former board president James Famularo received the fewest votes among six candidates.

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Kenny Chesney plans Stone Pony broadcast

Country music superstar Kenny Chesney will visit The Stone Pony on May 12 for a live broadcast on his No Shoes Radio satellite channel. Admission is by invitation only but fans will have the opportunity to win a spot on the guest list.

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Budweiser Clydesdales coming

The Budweiser Clydesdales are coming to Asbury Park in July for a two-hour walk from the oceanfront to City Hall.

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Food truck hours increase

Food trucks at the Asbury Park oceanfront will be allowed to operate for two additional hours each day, adding on an hour at the beginning and end of each day.

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Asbury Park named 10th best worldwide travel destination

Travel and Leisure magazine says Asbury Park is the 10th best travel destination in the world for 2016. The magazine notes progress already achieved in the resort city and previews ambitious future plans. Asbury Park is higher on the list than Rio de Janeiro (30), Costa Rica (32) and Casablanca (43).

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