Your Neptune Police Officer Wants to Meet You

  By DON STINE Don’t be surprised if you’re out weeding your garden in Neptune this spring and a police officer stops by to talk to you. It’s all part of a new initiative launched by the department designed to create personal connections between officers and the community by increasing police visibility and interaction. The […]

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Chamber Breakfast with Senator Beck

  By ED SALVAS The Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce played host to Sen. Jennifer Beck at a recent breakfast meeting held at the VFW Harold Daly Post 1333. Following a buffet breakfast provided by DJ’s Delights, Beck, discussed a number of issues ranging from rental housing to transportation funding, the minimum wage and the […]

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Elks Installation Makes History

  By DON STINE The first African-American Exalted Ruler of the Asbury Park/Wall Elks Lodge 128 was installed Sun., April 2 at a ceremony at the lodge on West Bangs Avenue in Neptune. Neptune resident Tony Richardson, 71, was sworn into a one-year term as the lodge’s Exalted Ruler. He has been a member for […]

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Slight Tax Decrease in Allenhurst

  Allenhurst residents will see a slight decrease in their municipal purpose tax rate under the 2017 budget introduced on March 28. A public hearing on the budget is scheduled for on Tues., April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Taxpayers will see an approximate two-cent decrease in their municipal tax rate under the total $5,224,732 budget, […]

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Village Voters Say Yes to Leaving Ocean District

  By DON STINE Loch Arbour voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted in support of a special ballot question that would end their educational ties with the Ocean Township school district. In a 93-to-4 vote, voters approved the following ballot question: “Should the Village of Loch Arbour withdraw from the Ocean Township School district and form […]

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Condominiums Lose Their Case Over Land Leases

  Two Ocean Grove condominium associations have lost their case against the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association (OGCMA) over land leases that the condominium associations charge are illegal. An appeal of the judge’s decision is being considered. “I am suggesting the two associations appeal the decision to the Appellate Court,” said James T. Hundley, the […]

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