Park to be Named After Deal Mayor

  DEAL – A park on Roseld Avenue in Deal will be named in honor of Mayor Harry I. Franco, who died last year at age 79. Borough Administrator James Rogers said improving the park, near the NJ Transit railroad tracks, has been on the table for years. The borough plans to match up to […]

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Adoptable Pets from Rescue Ridge

  SPRING LAKE – Meet Miche (above)! This beautiful Pit mix is just 2-3 years old and is anxiously waiting for a loving home of her very own. Overlooked time and time again, this sweet girl would make an amazing companion, but hasn’t been given a chance to show off all she has to offer. […]

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Drainage Better Now in Ocean Grove

  OCEAN GROVE – Longstanding flooding issues along Broadway in historic Ocean Grove have apparently been resolved- but residents still have a wait-and-see attitude. Resident Kennedy Buckley, who lives on Broadway, said at the May 13 Township Committee meeting that the street drainage improvements seem to be working. “It rained severely over the weekend and […]

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Candidate Says Comments Are ‘Outrageous’

  By DON STINE ASBURY PARK – The Forward Asbury Park political campaign has criticized opponent Amy Quinn of wanting to give out-of-town visitors free parking and beach access – an idea that Quinn says has never been proposed by her political ticket. In a large, color flyer mailed to city residents late this week, […]

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EDITORIAL: 5 For Asbury Park City Council

  Asbury Park voters will go to the polls Tues., May 14 to vote for five City Council members. In this all-important race where residents will decide who will continue to lead this city by the sea into the 21st century there are 22 candidates. We endorse the five we believe best suited to serve […]

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Farmers Market Returning to Neptune

  NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP – Move and Improve Neptune will host a Farmers’ Market on Fridays beginning May 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Midtown Commons Park. The park is located on West Lake Avenue, just east of Route 35. A few local orchards, farms, bakers, and specialty stores will be selling seasonal produce, muffins, […]

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3 Monuments Installed in Neptune Record Water Levels

  NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP – Three permanent monuments have been installed in Neptune to accurately determine the elevations needed when houses are raised up out of flood zones. The three monuments will serve as permanent markers that will physically set the elevation standards for current or future construction projects, such as raising homes up on pilings. […]

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Slight Increase in Municipal Taxes in Tinton Falls

  TINTON FALLS – The municipal budget adopted by Tinton Falls this week features an average $38 increase in municipal taxes for taxpayers. The $22,688,81 is actually less than last year’s budget of $22,877,935.00 which is a savings of $189,124.00. The tax rate was increased slightly from .441 to .454 which is an increase of […]

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