Pick Up Your Pencils and Test Your Knowledge

By ELLEN CARROLL OK readers. Pay attention now. We’ve spent enough time binge-watching Netflix, cleaning out closets, making soup and shopping endlessly for toilet paper. Now, it’s time for a quiz. Stop whining and just do it. 1. What is the purpose of wearing a mask or face covering? A. To protect ourselves from the […]

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Ocean Athletic Director Remembered

By DON STINE Dave A. Dahrouge, a longtime gym teacher and the first athletic director at Ocean Township High School, died Tues., April 21. He was in his early 90s. Ocean Township Mayor Christopher Siciliano said that Dahrouge was “a legend” in the township. “He was a giant personality that came though Ocean Township and […]

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Greeting Card Campaign for First Responders, Healthcare Workers

The Neptune Recreation Department is hosting a new greeting card campaign designed to bring a little cheer to  frontline workers. Families in Neptune Township are encouraged to create homemade cards to help lift the spirits of nurses, doctors, EMT workers, policemen, firefighters and other first responders as they work through the Covid-19 pandemic. Parents are […]

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Firefighters to Pick Up Donations

On Sat., April 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Bradley Beach Fire Department will drive through the streets of Bradley Beach, sirens echoing around the neighborhood to pick up food donations for the Bradley Food Pantry. Those wishing to donate should simply place the food items you wish to donate on your front […]

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Neptune Mayor’s Ball is Oct. 17

The new date for the Neptune Mayor’s Charity Ball, which will benefit the Jersey Shore Dream Center, is Oct. 17. Mayor Robert Lane said the 27th annual ball, under the banner “Find a Need and Fill It,” is scheduled to take place at Jumping Brook Country Club. The Dream Center’s mission is to give hope […]

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Asbury Park Suspends Motel, Hotel and Guest House Reservations for Lodging

In an effort to limit travel to Asbury Park the city’s Municipal Emergency Management Coordinator has entered an order to suspend all hotel, motel and guest house reservations for lodging within the city beginning today (Friday, April 17) at noon until further notice. This determination was made by the Municipal Emergency Management Coordinator, in consultation […]

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Freeholders Announce New Initiatives

Monmouth County officials said today (April 16) they are beginning to see a curve flattening with the coronavirus. Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone began the press conference today by giving an overview of the COVID-19 situation in Monmouth County and the trend of the daily numbers of new cases. “While we are beginning to see […]

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