Asbury Park will be the home to the third annual Bear Weekend with the help of three prominent members of the LGBT community; John Figueiredo,Sal Susino, co-founder of Dragonslair Productions and Ryan Jimenez, general manager of Hotel Tides.
Stanley Almodovar III, 23, was a pharmacy technician fond of wild hair styles and colors
Amanda Alvear, 25, was studying to become a nurse and at the club with her best friend, Mercedez Flores, who was also killed
Oscar A Aracena-Montero, 26, a business management student, had just returned from vacation with Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez
Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala, 33, worked at OneBlood blood bank as a biologics assistant
Antonio Davon Brown, 29, was a captain in the Army Reserve and a graduate of Florida A&M University
Darryl Roman Burt II, 29, was a college financial aid officer who worked with military service members
Angel L. Candelario-Padro, 28, was an ophthalmic technician at the Florida Retina Institute
Any Verizon Wireless customer who would like to help the victims and their families can easily donate to the OneOrlando Fund formed by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. The purpose of the OneOrlando Fund is to provide a way to help respond to the needs of Orlando's community after the effects of the Pulse tragedy.
An Orlando gay nightclub shooting at 2am this morning has just updated the number of casualties to 50, and 53 injured. The shooter has been identified as Omar Mateen of Port St. Lucie Florida.
Asbury Park has always been the place to party for Jersey Pride Weekend, but with the event marking its 25th anniversary this year, the bashes at the bars, dance clubs, community centers and hotels around the city are sure to be even more intense.