Neptune Purchases Property for a Park

By DON STINE It’s official – almost three acres of land along S. Riverside Drive, in the Shark River Hills section of Neptune, will now forever be a park. The property originally was scheduled to be developed with nine single-family homes. “It is the last remaining piece of open space along the Shark River. As […]

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After 31 Years Still Growing in Asbury Park

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Giving Tuesday is a day to give back to the community following the shopping frenzies on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Interfaith Neighbors, which has been a part of Asbury Park and Neptune for the last 31 years, participated in the event at all four of its locations with specials, giveaways […]

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Holiday Events

Asbury Park is holding three holiday events this month. On Fri., Dec. 6 there will be a tree lighting in Fireman’s Park at 5:30 p.m.  The park is located at Main Street and Sunset Avenue. Santa will be visiting and there willbe performances by local artists.” On Sat., Dec. 14 Asbury Park’s annual Kwanzaa Celebration […]

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Neptune City Residents to Vote on Projects

By PETE WALTON Neptune City residents age 14 and up have until Dec. 13 to vote for one of five projects proposed through the borough’s new “participatory budgeting initiative.” Councilman David Calhoun said all suggestions were vetted for viability by the borough business office before a committee of volunteers chose the five finalists. The proposals […]

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Ocean Grove Citizens Group to Present Parking Proposal Dec. 9

A new group of Ocean Grove residents and business owners have introduced a new proposed program to address Ocean Grove’s seemingly intractable parking problems. The independent community group is called the Better Parking Alliance. Their goal is to “pinpoint and implement a parking solution that balances the needs of Ocean Grove’s diverse constituencies,” said the […]

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Asbury Park Appoints Interim City Manager

The Asbury Park City Council has appointed Donna M. Vieiro to the position of interim city manager. She replaces City Manager Michael Capabianco who resigned earlier this month. The appointment is effective Dec. 1. Vieiro, who is a city resident, previously served as the township administrator in Holmdel Township and the Municipal Manager in Franklin […]

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