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:

NJ weather: Isolated thunderstorms, hail possible

New Jersey's weather forecast for Aug. 18, 2019. → Read More

Sea Girt, Spring Lake beaches reopened

Swimming has resumed at four beaches in Monmouth County. → Read More

Jersey Shore beach closures: Where you shouldn't go swimming

Five beaches in Monmouth and Ocean counties were closed Wednesday, Aug. 14. → Read More

Barnegat mayor slams LGBT history in schools: 'We've crossed over the line into absurdity'

Barnegat Mayor Alfonso Cirulli is fighting a New Jersey law that brings LGBT curriculum into schools. → Read More

Trump crashes wedding hours after El Paso shooting: Reports

President Donald Trump surprised a newlywed couple Saturday at his New Jersey golf club, but some weren't happy about it. Here's why. → Read More

Point Beach man killed crossing Route 88 in Brick

Brick police say Arthur W. Burke, 72, of Point Pleasant Beach stepped out onto Route 88 in front of a westbound car. → Read More

Water quality report: beaches in Ocean, Monmouth counties are open

Water quality reports and bacteria tests are in for beaches at the Jersey Shore. Here's what you should know. → Read More

Lacey ketchup thief offers apology, two new bottles after bad luck strikes

Karma caught up to a ketchup thief who swiped a bottle from the Lacey Perkins on South Main Street. → Read More

Pollution alert: Barnegat Light bay beach closed, advisory for Lakehurst beach

Read the Jersey Shore beach water quality alert for Wednesday, July 31, 2019. → Read More

Water quality warning: Barnegat Light beach has high bacteria counts

Monday's water tests at one Barnegat Light beach showed high counts of a fecal bacteria that indicates poor water quality. → Read More

Brick police: Teens with a box cutter robbed Brick man of video game console

Brick Police say a teenager used a box cutter to rob a man on Saturday in the Maple Leaf Park apartment complex. → Read More

One killed in Manalapan fire: Prosecutor's Office

MANALAPAN — One person was killed in a fire that gutted a home on Wilson Court on Friday, said Christopher Swendeman, spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. The name of the person has not yet been released, pending an autopsy by the medical examiner's office, Swendeman said in an email. On Friday, a K-9 was sent inside the house to conduct a search to determine if any occupants… → Read More

Poo-llution: Two Ocean County beaches closed for high fecal bacteria

Windward Beach in Brick and Barnegat Light's bay front beach at 25th Street were closed Wednesday. → Read More

NJ Weather: Severe thunderstorm alert issued for Middlesex, Monmouth counties

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm alert for areas of New Jersey. → Read More

Mantoloking Police: Transformer fire closes Route 35, leaves thousands without power

Route 35 is closed between Mantoloking and Bay Head due to a transformer fire. → Read More

Swastikas drawn on parts of Long Branch park, police say

Police are looking for a suspect who painted swastikas on West End Park near Chabad of the Shore. → Read More

NJ to regulate school floor manufacturers after mercury vapors discovered

The New Jersey Schools Development Authority is taking action to keep mercury out of schools after the dangerous vapor was discovered in some gyms. → Read More

Lakewood BlueClaws fireworks spark small brush fire

A small brush fire ignited during a fireworks display at the Lakewood BlueClaws' Stadium on Saturday. → Read More

Highlands fire displaces family of four, injures firefighter

The fire erupted on Fourth Street late Saturday night, according to the Highlands Fire Department. → Read More

Oyster Creek's emergency safety protocols scrutinized by neighbors

Is Oyster Creek Generating Station safe? Residents pressed government officials on Tuesday for answers. → Read More