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 elections: Flooding, schools, pandemic dominate fight over 9th District

Can Ocean County Republicans keep their hold on New Jersey's 9th Legislative District? → Read More

Driver in 'serious' condition after Parkway crash in Beachwood: New Jersey State Police

A crash on the Garden State Parkway on Saturday left a driver hospitalized and lanes of the highway closed for hours, State Police said. → Read More

'Rate shock' coming in flood insurance premiums: Sen. Bob Menendez

Owning a home in a flood-prone area of New Jersey is likely to get more expensive. A federal agency is preparing to recalculate flood risks. → Read More

Man hospitalized after fire burns second floor of Brick home

Brick police say a man was hospitalized Sunday after a fire burned part of a Van Cortlandt home. → Read More

5 Jersey Shore beaches under bacteria advisories

Five beaches in Ocean and Monmouth county are under advisories due to high, potentially unsafe, levels of bacteria in the water. → Read More

Coming to Lacey? Arya Properties wants to build 25 new homes

A developer wants to build a new neighborhood in Lacey's Forked River section, but will the Planning Board allow building so close to wetlands? → Read More

Middletown fire burns home, two cars

A Middletown fire burned part of a house on Middletown Avenue and two cars on Saturday, according to the local fire department. → Read More

Authorities investigate Berkeley shooting involving police

Authorities are investigating a shooting involving police officers in the Silver Ridge section of Berkeley. → Read More

NRC says Oyster Creek had safety violations, armorer who falsified records

A regulatory agency says Oyster Creek violated rules during a security inspection and once employed an armorer who falsified documents. → Read More

Spray Beach lifeguards win Long Beach Township tournament cup

A lifeguards' tournament in Long Beach Island tests the rescue skills of the beaches' most critical employees. → Read More

Four injured when boat overturns in Barnegat Bay

State Police say four people were injured when a boat overturned in Barnegat Bay. → Read More

Old Brick Foodtown, once bought for $6M to stop Home Depot, now sold for $5M for Superdome

An empty parking lot in Brick that once held a Foodtown grocery store is about to undergo a massive transformation, one that will benefit sports fans. → Read More

Report: Ocean County among top 10 mid-sized U.S. counties at risk of home floods

A new report by says nearly one in four Ocean County homes are at risk of flooding. → Read More

Route 36 closed after Hazlet crash

Authorities are investigating a serious crash between a vehicle and motorcycle in Hazlet. → Read More

Middletown fire burns cars and Lincroft home

Middletown firefighters said the blaze on Radcliffe Drive started early Sunday morning in the attached garage. → Read More

Six Flags Great Adventure log flume malfunctions, 2 riders taken to hospital

At least one person was injured Sunday when the Log Flume at Six Flags Great Adventure malfunctioned, tipping a boat. → Read More

Man, 18, dies after Barnegat Bay boat crash near Route 37 bridge, police say

New Jersey State Police say an 18-year-old man died Sunday after a pontoon boat hit a marker in Barnegat Bay. → Read More

Neptune City man killed in Howell motorcycle crash identified

A 49-year-old Neptune City man died Saturday after his motorcycle crashed on Herbertsville Road, according to the Prosecutor's Office. → Read More

Manchester police seek missing couple with memory issues

Manchester police are seeking a missing couple with memory issues who were last seen in Whiting on Sunday morning. → Read More

SummerFest concert and event series returns to Brick

Brick's Summerfest concert series returns this year after COVID-19 safety measures led to its cancelation in 2020. → Read More