In Neptune: 100-Year-Old House to be Demolished

By DON STINE A more than 100-year-old house in Neptune is being demolished to make way for several multipurpose athletic fields. The Township Committee passed a resolution at this week’s meeting awarding a $39,875 contract to Nacirema Demolition and Recycling, based in Matawan, to demolish and remove the debris. Earlier plans for the house included […]

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Asbury Park Museum to Open on Boardwalk

By DON STINE  Those visiting the Asbury Park boardwalk will soon be in for a unique experience- the Asbury Park Museum is opening its doors there.    “This is well overdue. Asbury Park is such a unique place and it’s too bad that its history has never been fully-documented,” said Kay Harris, owner of Asbury […]

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$50,000 Raised to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

By DON STINE A $50,000 check was presented to the Lustgarten Foundation by Neptune, county, and state officials at the recent Neptune Township Committee meeting. The money was raised through the annual Pound the Pavement For Purple Committee, which holds an annual 5km run/walk in Neptune and Neptune City to raise the money to help […]

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Neptune Police Investigate Stabbing

By DON STINE A 22-year-old male was stabbed in Neptune Sun., Dec. 2 but was treated and released from the hospital the same day. Police said the victim was uncooperative during the investigation and that there were no witnesses to the stabbing. “The was treated and released from the Jersey Shore University Medical Center on […]

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Ocean Grove Redevelopment Steps Forward

By DON STINE Redevelopment at the long-neglected North End of Ocean Grove took a step forward this week when Neptune officials approved an official agreement that is expected to eventually result in a comprehensive redevelopment plan. Township Redevelopment Attorney Joseph J. Maraziti, based in Short Hills, stressed that this is not a redevelopment agreement but […]

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Ocean Deputy Mayor Will Step Down

By DON STINE Ocean Township Deputy Mayor Robert Acerra will be stepping down from his post soon but he will not be leaving the Township Council “It’s just time to step down but I will still do what I need to do as a council member. I am not going anywhere,” he said earlier this […]

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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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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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