Saving the Dairy House in Neptune

  By DON STINE The old Wardell-Welsh dairy house, at 703 Old Corlies Ave. in Neptune, (pictured above) will be saved and refurbished under initial plans presented by the Township Committee. Committeeman Randy Bishop said he has always been a strong advocate of saving the house, if possible, and that tearing it down would be […]

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Loch Arbour Plans Beachfront Purchase

  By DON STINE Loch Arbour hopes to acquire privately-owned beachfront property through purchase or by using the power of eminent domain. An ordinance scheduled to be introduced by the village’s Board of Commissioners at press time seeks to acquire the beachfront property of Jack Kassin, who purchased a commercially-operattract in 1995 to use as […]

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A Gnome Now Gone from Home

  By JOSEPH SAPIA Gerome is a gnome, Now, he is gone from his home, From a trove, In Ocean Grove, At 116 Avenue Cookman, At the home of the family Mileham, Taken from his wicker chair, No clues left behind, nary a hair, He liked to hang out there, With his friend, Cate, a […]

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Ocean High Graduate is an Ironman, First-Timer

  By JOSEPH SAPIA Joe Villapiano liked the idea of being called an iron man. So, the 1999 graduate of Ocean Township High School, where he lettered in football, basketball and baseball, entered the Ironman Lake Placid. Held July 28 in New York’s Adirondacks region, it involved a 2.4-mile swim, 112 miles bicycling and a […]

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Neptune Plans Rent Control Measure

  Rent control is coming to Neptune if an ordinance introduced by the Township Committee last week is adopted at a public hearing on Aug. 12. Other municipalities in Monmouth County with similar ordinances are Eatontown and Red Bank. The ordinance is being considered in the wake of complaints from residents living at the Winding […]

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