Tag: Monmouth County

Episode 35: Prevention Coalition of Monmouth County

Amy & Joe talk with Diane Shelton, Nina Summerlin, & Pastor Lyddale Akins of Prevention Coalition of Monmouth County about the coalition’s vision to reduce substance abuse in Monmouth County while social distancing from their respective homes with the help of Ming Chen from A Shared Universe PodcaStudio. This week we continue our series of conversations about the covid pandemic and its effect on our little corner of the world. We talk about the opioid crisis in Asbury Park and Monmouth County and how the landscape has changed because of the pandemic. We learn how it has affected their clients, their outreach efforts, and what we can do about it.

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.