Neptune Black History Month Event

The Neptune Township Board of Education is hosting its 15th annual Black History Celebration with this year’s theme Black Migrations on Sat. Feb. 16 at the Michael T. Lake Performing Arts Center, 56 Neptune Blvd. There will be a reception with light refreshments at noon, with art and music by students. At 12:30 p.m. Senior […]

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$1.3 Million Living Shoreline

By DON STINE A $1.3 million living shoreline will be installed along some banks of the Shark River in Neptune under an ordinance introduced at this week’s Township Committee meeting. The ordinance, which has a public hearing on Feb. 25, provides $1,350,000 for the construction of a living shoreline mitigation project along sections of South […]

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Simko’s restaurant in Neptune Valentine’s Day will feature a special menu with all your favorites from the regular menu plus specials for the holiday all at regular prices. The restaurant will be celebrating Valentine’s Day all weekend with the special menu. Reservations are accepted. Specials during the week include Tuesday – pasta night with chicken, […]

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Candidates Running Unopposed in Ocean Township Fire Elections

By DON STINE Taxes will remain relatively stable in Ocean Township’s two fire districts for 2019. Ocean Township’s Oakhurst Fire District 1 has Fire Commissioners Russ Williams and Tom Reu, both incumbents, running for seats of the five-member board. Both are longtime firefighters. They are running unopposed. This year’s total $2,229,186 budget, has a $1,858,735 […]

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Bradley Beach Plans Restrictions on Overnight Parking on Streets

By PETE WALTON The Bradley Beach Borough Council has introduced an ordinance which would update regulations governing overnight parking of commercial vehicles. If approved, parking of the following vehicles or equipment would not be permitted on borough streets between midnight and 5 a.m.: Buses, bulldozers, tractors, cement mixers, dump trucks, tow trucks, rear dual wheeled […]

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Time for Girl Scout Cookies

  By ED SALVAS The gym at Barack Obama Elementary School in Asbury Park was crowded with young girls ready to start selling Girl Scout Cookies as part of their after school program sponsored by the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore. The girls, in Kindergarden through fifth grade, had been practicing greeting customers and […]

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It’s Parade Day in Asbury Park

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The fourth annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Asbury Park this Sunday, March 12 is shaping up to be one of its biggest yet. Parade Chairman Garrett Giberson said last year’s parade drew up to 10,000 people. “They came from all over, North Jersey, South Jersey, Trenton,” he said. “Every […]

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