Ocean Township Plans Recreation Upgrades

Ocean Township will seek to improve parking near the William F. Larking golf course and improve the recreational park at Appleby Avenue – both off Wickapecko Drive in the Wanamassa section-under two resolution passed at the last Township Council meeting. The council held a public hearing on the separate two applications to the Monmouth County […]

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Neptune Hopes to Create More Athletic Fields

By DON STINE Several multipurpose athletic fields will be created on the old Welsh dairy farm tract in Neptune using a $250,000 Monmouth County Open Space grant,  if approved by the county. A public meeting on submitting the grant application was held recently where Township Engineer Leanne Hoffman said several different ideas and different sites […]

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New Director at Asbury Park Housing Authority

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Asbury Park Housing Authority hired a new Executive Director after its Inter-local Services Agreement with the Long Branch Housing Authority came to an end last month. For the past six years both housing authorities were run out of Long Branch after the arrest of Asbury Park’s former director, who pleaded […]

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League of Women Voters Alerts Public About Ballot Procedures

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey wants to remind residents that there have been important changes to the mail-in ballot process. Recent legislation, effective immediately, impacts this upcoming November General Election. Voters might have received time sensitive notification in the mail from their county clerk that they should not ignore. The most time […]

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New Group Hopes to Resolve Some Old Problems at Deal Lake

By DON STINE A new, non-profit organization has been formed to help restore Deal Lake through conservation, advocacy, science, and education. The Deal Lake Watershed Alliance is a partnership with Clean Ocean Action, Rutgers and Monmouth Universities, and the Deal Lake Commission. The group will collaborate on ways to engage citizens, communities, and municipal leaders […]

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Neptune Clears Way for Possible VFW Sale

By JOANNE PAPAIANNI and DON STINE Neptune officials announced this week that they have decided not to end a reverter clause on the O’Brien-Major VFW Post 2639 property on Route 33. The Harold Daley Post 1333 in Asbury Park, which recently sold its building on Lake Avenue in Asbury Park, has expressed an interest in […]

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Asbury Park Plans to Ban Use of Plastic Bags

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Following the lead of many other municipalities Asbury Park is planning to ban the use of single use plastic bags in the new year. City Council was expected to introduce an amendment to the Environmental Regulations banning single use plastic bags from retail establishments and street vendors at its  meeting at […]

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