Historical Society Hosts Genealogy Lecture

For its first lecture and general meeting this year, the Historical Society of Ocean Grove will welcome genealogist Melissa A. Johnson of Middletown Township who will present Researching Twentieth-Century New Jersey Families. The lecture and meeting will be held at the Jersey Shore Arts Center, 66 South Main St., Ocean Grove on April 29 at […]

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Neptune Business Woman Recognized for Outstanding Service to Community

Neptune McDonald’s Owner/Operator Marty Gillis was recently presented with a joint proclamation from  Sen. Vin Gopal and Assembly Members Eric Houghtailing and Joann Downey of the 11th Legislative District for outstanding service to the community. In addition to serving as a McDonald’s owner and operator Gillis has partnered with local organizations and schools and has […]

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Ocean Plans Hiring Police Officers

The Ocean Township Police Department is now accepting resumes for the position of police officer. Requirements include: • Applicant must be between 18 to 35 years of age, and a citizen of the United States. • Possess an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university, or shall have been honorably discharged from active duty, […]

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Interlaken Resident Named to State Board of Trustees Panel

Sen. Vin Gopal this week applauded the appointment of Interlaken resident Dr. Lewis Wetstein to the Board of Trustees of the Military Dependents Scholarship Fund. The appointment was made by Senate President Sweeney. “Dr. Wetstein’s outstanding military record and history of service make him an exemplary selection for this committee,” said Gopal, who chairs the […]

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Millions in Grants Awarded to Shore Towns for Infrastructure Projects

Millions of dollars will be distributed to 18 municipalities in Monmouth County for infrastructure-related funds from the state Department of Transportation. The funds were announced this week by Sen.Vin Gopal and  Assemblymembers Eric Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Joann Downey. “From potholes to faded paint, many of Monmouth County’s roads are in sore need of rehabilitation and […]

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Neptune Discusses Plastic Bag Ban

Banning plastic bags and other single-use plastics in Neptune was on the Township Committee’s agenda this week but no action was taken on the matter. “I know other (municipalities) have done this but I think it will be difficult. I don’t know how you would enforce it,” Committeeman Kevin McMillan said during the workshop session. […]

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Neptune Municipal Taxes to Decrease

By DON STINE The average Neptune property owner will see an almost $40 drop in their 2019 municipal taxes under a budget introduced by the Township Committee this week. The public hearing on the budget is scheduled for on April 22 when a special presentation will be given. The total $45,056,166 budget, with a $30,231,646 […]

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