Kwanza Celebration in Asbury Park

Asbury Park is hosting a Kwanzaa Celebration at the Asbury Park Senior Center at 2 p.m. Sat., Dec. 14 featuring cultural music, performances by local artists, refreshments, giveaways and more. This year’s theme is Legacy 365. At 5 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 14 there will be a Springwood Park Tree Lighting which will include an […]

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Roommate Charged in Ocean Woman’s Murder

An Ocean Township man has been charged with the murder of Jacquelin Terrulli, 65, who went missing on Sept. 12. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said yesterday Ronald Teschner, 49, of Ocean Township, was charged with first degree murder, first degree felony murder, second degree disturbing human remains, first degree robbery, second degree aggravated […]

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Pinpointing Where Gunshots are Fired

By DON STINE If you fire a gun in certain areas of Neptune or Asbury Park law enforcement officers will be able to pinpoint the location under a proposal which has been approved by Asbury Park and, most recently, Neptune. The joint venture requires the installation of special gunfire location technology in a 1.25-square-mile area […]

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Neptune Hospitality Tax on Hold

By DON STINE A Neptune proposal to raise as much as $300,000 a year by instituting a hospitality tax on hotel, motel, bed and breakfast and similar short-term rentals will apparently be put on hold. The Township Committee has been considering adopting an ordinance creating the hospitality tax but questions about how to control and […]

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Neptune Purchases Property for a Park

By DON STINE It’s official – almost three acres of land along S. Riverside Drive, in the Shark River Hills section of Neptune, will now forever be a park. The property originally was scheduled to be developed with nine single-family homes. “It is the last remaining piece of open space along the Shark River. As […]

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