Jersey Shore Headlines
Bon Jovi is coming to Red Bank for a special concert. That story and more in today’s Monmouth and Ocean County News from Townsquare Media.
Bon Jovi and the Kings of Suburbia will rock Count Basie Theater in Red Bank July 30th to benefit the Parker Family Health Center which provides free care to low income families. Tickets go on sale this Wednesday and will cost between $50 and $500 dollars.
The last few post-Sandy beach repairs have wrapped up in Long Branch. The Army Corps of Engineers spent more than $109 million dumping 8 million cubic yards of sand from Sea Bright to Manasquan.
A North Jersey teacher is credited with saving 2 boys from the surf off LBI over the weekend. Witnesses say Chris Moffitt dove into the water and pulled two brothers to safety.
A deadline is fast approaching in connection to Ocean County’s most notorious crime. The public has until Wednesday to comment on the parole request for Robert O. Marshall. The former Toms River businessman has been in prison for close to 3 decades after being convicted of arranging for his wife to be shot to death on the Parkway in 1984.
A gunman is wanted after allegedly holding up the Green Planet coffee shop on Arnold Avenue in Point Pleasant Beach yesterday morning around 8. The suspect fled on foot with a wallet and keys.
The state has fined a Seaside Heights man more than $21,000 for illegal dumping. Environmental officials say Adam Wardell dumped 8 garbage bags full of asbestos siding shingles and other debris in a wildlife management area.
Former math teacher Mark Geiger of Beachwood will become the first American to referee a knock-out match in the World Cup. the 39-year old will handle today’s match against France and Nigeria after his impressive performance as a ref in two games during the group stage of the tournament.
Police departments across our area are taking a hard line against underage drinking on the Jersey Shore. The ‘Cops in Shops’ program will put undercover officers inside liquor stores to catch kids using fake ID’s or adults who buy alcohol for minors. Safe Drinking Advocates emphasize that people who drink at a young age are more likely to develop alcohol dependance later in life.
A quiet train ride is a hot commodity among NJ commuters. NJ Transit says their quiet car program has been exceptionally popular with customers since launching in 2010 and they are even expanding it. Quiet Commute cars are available on all lines with the exception of the Atlantic City route. They’re meant for customers who are willing to refrain from cell phones and loud conversations.
How often do you replace your tires, or even check them? A campaign from the federal government wants all drivers to realize how important it is to care for your tires. Each year there are about 11,000 tire-related crashes resulting in almost 200 deaths. Advocates for highway and auto safety say many drivers underestimate the role that tires play. It’s important to remember that tires age with time, not just with miles traveled.