In Neptune: 100-Year-Old House to be Demolished

By DON STINE A more than 100-year-old house in Neptune is being demolished to make way for several multipurpose athletic fields. The Township Committee passed a resolution at this week’s meeting awarding a $39,875 contract to Nacirema Demolition and Recycling, based in Matawan, to demolish and remove the debris. Earlier plans for the house included […]

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$50,000 Raised to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

By DON STINE A $50,000 check was presented to the Lustgarten Foundation by Neptune, county, and state officials at the recent Neptune Township Committee meeting. The money was raised through the annual Pound the Pavement For Purple Committee, which holds an annual 5km run/walk in Neptune and Neptune City to raise the money to help […]

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Neptune Police Investigate Stabbing

By DON STINE A 22-year-old male was stabbed in Neptune Sun., Dec. 2 but was treated and released from the hospital the same day. Police said the victim was uncooperative during the investigation and that there were no witnesses to the stabbing. “The was treated and released from the Jersey Shore University Medical Center on […]

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Suspect Arrested in Deadly Neptune Shooting

A male suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 43-year-old Neptune man that occurred on Saturday night Nov. 10. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said Mark Morrissey, 48 of Asbury Park was arrested on charges of first degree Murder, first degree Felony Murder, first degree Robbery, second degree Possession of […]

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Neptune Shade Tree Group Seeks Members

The Neptune Township Environmental/Shade Tree Commission promotes the conservation and development of the township’s natural resources, and works to educate the public about local conservation programs and the need to protect and conserve the township’s trees and other natural resources. If you are interested in environmental protection and natural resource conservation issues, the Environmental/Shade Tree […]

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Ocean Grove Redevelopment Steps Forward

By DON STINE Redevelopment at the long-neglected North End of Ocean Grove took a step forward this week when Neptune officials approved an official agreement that is expected to eventually result in a comprehensive redevelopment plan. Township Redevelopment Attorney Joseph J. Maraziti, based in Short Hills, stressed that this is not a redevelopment agreement but […]

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Child Pornography Sweep Nets 14 Arrests

A five month operation focused on online consumers of child sexual exploitation materials recently resulted in the arrest of 14 individuals during “Operation Trading Post.” The operation was carried out by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Computer Crimes Unit and Monmouth County Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force between June of 2018 and October […]

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