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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Ocean Museum Hosting Annual Tea

This year the tea has a new location: the Woman’s Club of Asbury Park in the Wanamassa section of the township The Township of Ocean Historical Museum will hold it’s “By the Sea” 15th Annual Spring Tea Sat., April 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Woman’s Club of Asbury Park in Wanamassa. Seating […]

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Knights of Columbus Events

The Knights of Columbus, Council No. 816, Mary Queen of the Knights, Neptune City is holding two upcoming events. On Sat., Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. they KOC is hosting an Italian Buffet Night featuring Antonio’s Gourmet. The buffet include garden salad, dinner rolls, baked ziti, stuffed shells, eggplant rollatiini, chicken marsala, chicken parmigiana, tortellini […]

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Neptune City Makes Appointments

New administrator, attorney, engineer hired By PETE WALTON Bryan A. Russell of Oceanport is the new borough administrator of Neptune City. The 2003 graduate of Monmouth University was appointed to the post at a special Borough Council meeting on Jan. 31. The council’s four Democrats voted in favor of the appointment. Republican Andrew Wardell abstained […]

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Bradley Beach, Avon Post Offices Delivering Again

By PETE WALTON After a three-year wait, post offices in Bradley Beach and Avon are once again delivering mail to local residents. “Starting this week, U.S. mail will once again be delivered out of the Avon-by-the-Sea and Bradley Beach post offices, restoring the original delivery process,” U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) said in a statement […]

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