While Asbury Park often feels like a city divided, there was an incredible spirit of unity at the high school Wednesday night as residents and journalists came together to find ways to forge a strong future for the community.
I grew up on the Jersey Shore and have always known Asbury Park as a city rich in culture, the arts and music. As a former reporter for the Asbury Park Press, I’ve seen firsthand the resiliency of local residents, who have survived riots, hurricanes and years of broken promises.
Last Friday marked the one-year anniversary of the FCC’s historic Net Neutrality vote. It was the capstone to an epic David-and-Goliath battle that pitted the muscle and power of phone and cable companies against everyday people, websites and companies that rely on the Internet’s level playing field.
Charter wants you to believe its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks is a done deal, but its PR campaign is wobbling under mounting public pressure and congressional opposition.