Neptune City Promotes Police

By PETE WALTON Hoover Cano has been promoted from sergeant to lieutenant in the Neptune City Police Department. Nicholas Morgan has been promoted to the rank of sergeant, and George Williams has been hired as a new police officer. The Borough Council approved the appointments when it met earlier this week. Police Chief Matthew J. […]

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Ocean Grove at 150: When an aeroplane landed on Main Avenue

By Steven Froias Special to The Coaster Although its business district proper is small, Ocean Grove has been blessed by some beloved retail establishments throughout its 150 years.  Aside from its fabled hotels and guest houses, commercial enterprises of renown and special fondness helped create the emotional infrastructure of the Grove over time. Because the […]

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New Bus for Neptune Seniors

By DON STINE Neptune’s senior citizens have a new set of wheels for their senior center – a second-hand bus donated by the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders. “We had a 1994 Blue Bird bus that we have used since 1995. But it has had issues and it’s getting harder and harder to get parts […]

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Asbury Park Dance Festival Hosting Fundraiser at House of Independents

The Asbury Park Dance Festival, co-founded by Paul Taylor Dance Company alumni Laura Halzack and Michael Trusnovec, current PTDC dancer Michelle Fleet and Film Executive VJ Carbone, is hosting its inaugural festival Sept. 14 at the House of Independents on Cookman Avenue in Asbury Park. The festival will bring world renowned dancers and companies to […]

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Neptune Skateboard Park Open

By DON STINE Final touches are being done to Neptune’s new skateboard park at the Sunshine Village Park with a grand opening planned for next month. Township Business Administrator Vito Gadaleta said that the park still needs some landscaping and a fence to be finished. “But the park is open and being utilized,” he said. […]

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