Ocean Township Plans Recreation Upgrades

Ocean Township will seek to improve parking near the William F. Larking golf course and improve the recreational park at Appleby Avenue – both off Wickapecko Drive in the Wanamassa section-under two resolution passed at the last Township Council meeting. The council held a public hearing on the separate two applications to the Monmouth County […]

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Neptune Hopes to Create More Athletic Fields

By DON STINE Several multipurpose athletic fields will be created on the old Welsh dairy farm tract in Neptune using a $250,000 Monmouth County Open Space grant,  if approved by the county. A public meeting on submitting the grant application was held recently where Township Engineer Leanne Hoffman said several different ideas and different sites […]

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League of Women Voters Alerts Public About Ballot Procedures

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey wants to remind residents that there have been important changes to the mail-in ballot process. Recent legislation, effective immediately, impacts this upcoming November General Election. Voters might have received time sensitive notification in the mail from their county clerk that they should not ignore. The most time […]

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New Group Hopes to Resolve Some Old Problems at Deal Lake

By DON STINE A new, non-profit organization has been formed to help restore Deal Lake through conservation, advocacy, science, and education. The Deal Lake Watershed Alliance is a partnership with Clean Ocean Action, Rutgers and Monmouth Universities, and the Deal Lake Commission. The group will collaborate on ways to engage citizens, communities, and municipal leaders […]

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Neptune Clears Way for Possible VFW Sale

By JOANNE PAPAIANNI and DON STINE Neptune officials announced this week that they have decided not to end a reverter clause on the O’Brien-Major VFW Post 2639 property on Route 33. The Harold Daley Post 1333 in Asbury Park, which recently sold its building on Lake Avenue in Asbury Park, has expressed an interest in […]

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Neptune Recognizes Patriotism Week

Patriotism Week (Sept. 10-16) was recognized with a special proclamation by the Neptune Township Committee this week. “During this event, we urge all citizens to join with the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in expressing gratitude for the privilege of American Citizenship with appropriate celebrations and observances,” read the proclamation, signed by Mayor Nicholas […]

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Bradley Beach Delays Ban on Plastic Bags

By PETE WALTON Bradley Beach will delay its ban on carryout plastic bags in the borough until Jan. 1. Pushing back the implementation from Oct. 1 will allow the borough more time to explore the provision of reusable bags, possibly in cooperation with businesses. By a 5-0 vote on July 24, the Borough Council prohibited the distribution of most […]

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Stroll Back in Time Dinner in Bradley Beach

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Bradley Beach Historical Society is holding its first annual Stroll Back in Time Dinner on Sun., Oct. 14. Participants, who will be wearing attire from the 1930s, ‘40s and ’50s, are asked to meet at the 4th Avenue Gazebo at the beachfront at 4 p.m. for photos and a stroll by the sea. […]

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Bradley Beach Historical Society Regroups

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI With summer becoming a distant memory with each passing day it’s time to take a trip back in time with the Bradley Beach Historical Society’s Rock ’n Remember Porch Tour. The tour, a fundraiser and membership drive, is Sat., Sept. 15 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and will include three porches: 312 […]

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