Neptune Employee Promoted to New Administrative Position

By DON STINE Neptune Township’s Historic Preservation Commission will now be more streamlined with the hiring of an administrative officer. “We hope to improve the delivery of services through the HPC by doing this,” Township Business Administrator Vito Gadaleta said. Current HPC Secretary Dawn Crozier, who is the township’s deputy tax assessor, was promoted to […]

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Coffee with Cop Planned in Neptune City

The Neptune  City Police Department is hosting Coffee with a Cop Oct. 3 at the 7-Eleven, 40 Steiner Ave. beginning at 9 a.m. The program offers opportunity for community members to meet local officers and discuss community issues Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about the department’s […]

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Thousands Arriving for Festival in Asbury Park

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI   Music will fill the air at the north end of Asbury Park this weekend as the Sea.Hear.Now festival arrives, bringing with it an estimated 20,000 people. Restaurants and bars are preparing along with area police departments. The two day festival, Sept. 29 and 30 with headliner Incubus, will be held on three stages […]

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In Bradley Beach: Swimming Ban Proposal Set Aside

By PETE WALTON Bradley Beach is scrapping plans to ban swimming at its beaches when no lifeguards are present. Managers at the joint insurance fund in which the borough participates had suggested that the municipality could take the action to reduce its legal exposure. But Borough Attorney Marguerite Schaffer said that Bradley Beach can remain […]

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City Church Group Sponsors Trip to NYC

The Racial Justice Project at Trinity Church in Asbury Park is organizing a trip to the Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration: Re-Thinking Columbus Day. The celebration is being held Mon., Oct. 8 on Randall’s Island and is an alternative to celebrating Columbus Day. Derek Minno Bloom is the director of the Racial Justice Project and said, “For those […]

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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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