Amanda Oglesby, The Asbury Park Press NJ

Amanda Oglesby

The Asbury Park Press NJ

Neptune Township, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Amanda:

Coast Guard rescues 6 people off Island Beach State Park

A 23-foot boat capsized Sunday off Island Beach State Park, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. → Read More

Jersey Shore will see high tide flooding become routine, NOAA says

The Jersey Shore could see flooding one out of every four days by 2050, federal agency says. → Read More

Irvington man dies after kayak trip off Keyport

Keyport police say an Irvington man died Sunday after a kayak trip in Raritan Bay. → Read More

Cool relief: How the Jersey Shore's sea breeze creates the perfect escape from the heat

New Jersey residents often spend summers seeking relief from the heat at the Jersey Shore. Why are these Shore communities cooler than inland towns? → Read More

From rinks to river bottoms: Broken hockey sticks from NJ school reused as oyster reefs

Hockey players from Central Regional High School helped build oyster reef with their broken equipment on Wednesday. Here's how the reefs will help. → Read More

Asbury Park $500K contamination cleanup starts along Springwood Avenue

Asbury Park received $500,000 to clean polluted properties, part of a national expansion of "brownfields" funding. → Read More

Satellite images show scar left by wildfire in Wharton State Forest

Satellite imagery gives detailed looks at extensive damage caused by 13,500 acre blaze at Wharton State Forest. → Read More

Ocean County Democrats re-elect Wyatt Earp chairman over challenger Terrance Turnbach

Ocean County Democratic Committee Chairman Wyatt Earp wins re-election despite a challenge from former Toms River Councilman Terrance Turnbach. → Read More

Lifeguards are key to Jersey Shore summer safety, but they're in short supply

As lifeguard shortages plague the nation, Jersey Shore employers find themselves competing for a limited pool of candidates. → Read More

Wharton State Forest fire 95% contained, suspected cause illegal campfire, DEP says

The Wharton State Forest fire is now 95% contained as officials investigate an illegal campfire that is suspected to be the cause. → Read More

Burlington County forest fire burns 600 acres, smoke seen from Long Beach Island

A wildfire in Burlington County has consumed 600 acres by Sunday night, according to New Jersey fire officials. → Read More

Middletown man held woman against her will in hotel room, police say

A Middletown man was arrested Sunday after police said he held a woman against her will in The Hub hotel. → Read More

'We're too nervous': Avian flu rattles NJ poultry, egg farmers

A strain of flu deadly to domestic birds has put New Jersey's poultry and egg farmers on high alert. → Read More

Why many NJ lawns are wildly overgrown (and why that's a good thing)

"No Mow May" started on social media, but the trend is taking off in New Jersey communities. Here's why. → Read More

Harvey Cedars: Pedestrian hospitalized after struck by car on Long Beach Boulevard

A passenger who left a car in Harvey Cedars was struck by a vehicle that crossed the center lane, police said. → Read More

First avian flu cases in NJ domestic birds found in Monmouth County

Cases of an avian flu that is killing millions of birds nationwide was discovered in a backyard flock in Monmouth County. → Read More

Asbury Park to get $500K for contaminated property cleanups

Asbury Park will receive a slice of federal funding aimed at cleaning contaminated properties in some of New Jersey's poorest communities. → Read More

Could offshore wind turbines blow away Long Beach Island tourism?

Activists say wind turbines will create eyesore that drives away tourism. → Read More

Brick's Laurelton School and property sells for $1.2 million

A newly formed Edison-based realty company purchased the 88-year-old, long vacant Laurelton School in Brick at auction. → Read More

No injuries in small plane crash at Ocean County Airport in Berkeley

A pilot and flight instructor were inside the plane when it crashed, according to police. → Read More