Category: Local Government

Episode 32: Freeholder Tom Arnone

Amy & Joe talk with Director of the Board of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders Tom Arnone while social distancing from their respective homes with the help of Ming Chen from A Shared Universe PodcaStudio. Arnone takes time from his busy schedule to tell us about free asymptomatic testing  and a $10 million grant that Monmouth County secured to help small businesses weather the covid crisis. He also talks about what a Freeholder actually does, and a bit about his grandfather’s bar and growing up in and around Asbury Park.

Episode 21: Senator Vin Gopal

Amy & Joe talk with New Jersey State Senator Vin Gopal, while social distancing from their respective homes with the help of Ming Chen from A Shared Universe PodcaStudio. Hear Vin discuss covid-19 and how it affects us here in Monmouth County.

Episode 18: Garrett Giberson, Jr.

Amy & Joe sit down with Garrett Giberson, Director of the Office of Emergency Management for Asbury Park and Fire Inspector while social distancing from their respective homes with the help of Ming Chen from A Shared Universe PodcaStudio. Hear Garrett discuss his upbringing in Asbury Park, Asbury Park’s response to COVID-19, and the weirdest thing he’s seen during a fire inspection.

Asbury Pod 16: Councilwoman Yvonne Clayton

Amy & Joe sit down with Yvonne Clayton, Asbury Park councilwoman. Everything you wanted to know her life, her youth in Asbury Park, her status as “most jacked councilperson”, dragonboat racing, Asbury Park African American Music Project, and more.

Asbury Pod 14: Rudy Corona

Amy & Joe sit down with Rudy Corona, Superintendent/Chief Operator City of Asbury Park’s Water Quality Control Facility (aka the sewer plant on the north end of the boardwalk. Everything you wanted to know about waste treatment, Asbury Park history, & Rudy’s childhood as a member of jazz royalty.

Asbury Pod 12: Hannah Walker

We pretty much covered everything with Hannah on this podcast from Georgetown & TriCity News to dating apps and threesomes.  Hannah managed to dispel every myth about millennials that we had… Have a listen!  

Asbury Pod 11: Barbara Krzak

In episode 11, Amy & Joe talk to Barbara Krzak, Asbury Park Planning Board Chair, IT pioneer, and president of the Asbury Park chapter of the Survivor fan club. Learn what a planning board does!

Asbury Pod 10: Connie Breech

Amy & Joe talk AP Toy Drive & all things Asbury Park with Connie Breech.

Asbury Pod 9: Dan Jacobson

Amy & Joe talk history & all things Asbury Park with Dan Jacobson.

Asbury Pod 8: Kevin Keddy

Amy & Joe talk fire safety and being a fireman with Chief Kevin Keddy.