Jean Mikle, The Asbury Park Press NJ

Jean Mikle

The Asbury Park Press NJ

Neptune Township, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Jean:

Former Ocean County GOP leader George Gilmore sentenced to 366 days in federal prison on tax convictions

George Gilmore's lawyer, Kevin Marino, said he will appeal his client's convictions. → Read More

Civic, political and religious leaders agree: Anti-Semitism has no place in Ocean County

"We will not tolerate anti-Semitism. We will not tolerate evil and violence," Freeholder Jack Kelly said. → Read More

Toms River council members pledge support for school district in state aid fight

TOMS RIVER - With Toms River Regional schools facing a funding crisis, township officials on Tuesday promised to support the school board and district officials as they struggle to deal with a $4.3-million state aid cut. "It's got to be a focus of this council," Councilman Terrance Turnbach said of the school funding cuts. Turnbach said the council and Mayor Maurice B. "Mo" Hill Jr. must "think… → Read More

State to remove ‘aggressive’ turkeys that ruffled feathers in NJ community

New Jersey wildlife officials will remove "aggressive" wild turkeys that damaged property and cars and attacked people who tried to shoo them away. → Read More

Joe Pesci's Lavallette mansion on the market for $6.5 million

Joe Pesci's home on Lavallette's West Point Island has eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a pool and heated spa. → Read More

Toms River planners delay decision on solar farm at Superfund site

Toms River Merchant Solar hopes to build New Jersey's largest solar farm on the Superfund site; capable of providing power to about 5,000 homes. → Read More

'We were all Americans': Ocean County 9/11 ceremony recalls kindness from loss

Ocean County College hosted a Patriot Day ceremony Tuesday to honor the memory of more than 20 people with county connections who were lost on 9/11. → Read More

Coast Guard airlifts woman from cruise ship off Manasquan Inlet

The 39-year-old woman became ill on the Norwegian Escape cruise ship on the evening of Sept. 1, the Coast Guard said. → Read More

NJ man charged with possessing explosive device left at Sea Bright club

The discovery of additional explosive devices near Thomas G. Kaiser's South Plainfield home led South Plainfield to cancel its Labor Day Parade. → Read More

Barnegat man charged in fatal Brick hit-and-run

Robert R. Berenger, 28, was pronounced dead Sunday night at the scene of the accident on Drum Point Road in Brick. → Read More

Tropical storm conditions possible Friday as remnants of Hurricane Dorian pass offshore

The amount of rain and wind the Shore will receive depends on how close the remnants of Dorian track to the coast. → Read More

Toms River fest offers 'passport' to food and fun from around the world

The "Around the World in Toms River" Festival will be held Monday at Huddy Park in Toms RIver's downtown. → Read More

Toms River school board member who made anti-Muslim posts won't seek re-election

But Dan Leonard, who represents Beachwood on the nine-member Toms River Regional board, said he does not plan to resign before his term ends Dec. 31. → Read More

Toms River school board president tells board member to resign over anti-Muslim posts

But embattled Toms River Regional board member Dan Leonard, who represents Beachwood, insists he will not leave. → Read More

School board member won't resign after Facebook post targeting Rashida Tlaib

Despite calls to resign from Muslim advocacy groups, Toms River school board member Dan Leonard says he has no plans to leave. → Read More

School board member longs for Muslim congresswoman's death in post: 'My life would be complete'

Toms River Regional Board of Education member Dan Leonard has come under fire for a series of posts against Muslims. → Read More

Toms River summer camp counselors suspended after child suffers burns

The Toms River Police Department referred all questions about the matter to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, which is in charge of an investigation. → Read More

Toms River Regional board approves raises for supervisors in midst of budget crisis

Some residents say the board shouldn't have given raises to four Toms River Regional supervisors after laying off staff last month. → Read More

Bandwagon Diner in Toms River could almost double in size

"My customers deserve it," said Sait Aydin, owner of Toms River's Bandwagon Diner, commonly known as Mr. Breakfast. → Read More

Spending the day in Seaside Heights? Here's info on the beach and where to dine

Seaside Heights in the summer: What to know about beach badges, and best places to eat. → Read More