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:

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

Toms River High School South senior wins free Chevy from Pine Belt

Aliya Canfield of Toms River High School South took home the keys to a 2019 Chevrolet Spark from Pine Belt. → Read More

Toms River Councilman Mo Hill wins GOP mayoral primary

Long-time Councilman Hill, 71, will run against Democrat Jonathan Petro in November. → Read More

BREAKING: More than 1,500 without power in Toms River

Power is expected to be restored by 6:30 p.m. to JCP&L customers in Toms River's Pleasant Plains section. → Read More

Toms River to pay $1.1M for private school rides, mostly to Lakewood Orthodox schools

Toms River Regional's payments for transportation stipends have risen about 670 percent in the past five years. → Read More

6,400 homes planned at Ciba-Geigy site? Toms River mayor calls rumor 'outright lie'

Mayor Thomas F. Kelaher calls an article on a political site about potential residential redevelopment at Ciba 'an outright lie.' → Read More

Bob Menendez says public should be warned about dangers of beach umbrellas

More than 31,000 people were treated at hospitals for beach umbrella-related injuries from 2008 to 2017. → Read More

6 times Bruce Springsteen surprised NJ fans

Bruce Springsteen has made a habit of dropping in unannounced at clubs throughout the Jersey Shore. → Read More

Toms River municipal budget has no tax increase; councilman votes against it anyway

GOP Councilman Daniel T. Rodrick, who is running for mayor, said more spending cuts need to be made. → Read More

Wedding ring lost at Brick Applebee's; police seek owner

A gold wedding band with an inscription inside was left at the Applebee's in Brick Plaza about a month ago. → Read More

NJ Weather: Flash flood watch still in effect; heavy showers still possible this morning

Heavy showers, with up to one to two more inches of rain, are still possible in parts of New Jersey through late morning. → Read More

George Gilmore tax trial: Ocean County GOP leader guilty on three counts

Toms River resident Gilmore, 70, has been chairman of the Ocean County Republican organization and the county's Board of Elections for more than 20 years. → Read More

Ocean County GOP boss George Gilmore tax trial jurors deadlocked

George Gilmore, 70, has headed the Ocean County Republican organization and the county's Board of Elections for more than 20 years. → Read More