$1.3 Million Living Shoreline

By DON STINE A $1.3 million living shoreline will be installed along some banks of the Shark River in Neptune under an ordinance introduced at this week’s Township Committee meeting. The ordinance, which has a public hearing on Feb. 25, provides $1,350,000 for the construction of a living shoreline mitigation project along sections of South […]

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Candidates Running Unopposed in Ocean Township Fire Elections

By DON STINE Taxes will remain relatively stable in Ocean Township’s two fire districts for 2019. Ocean Township’s Oakhurst Fire District 1 has Fire Commissioners Russ Williams and Tom Reu, both incumbents, running for seats of the five-member board. Both are longtime firefighters. They are running unopposed. This year’s total $2,229,186 budget, has a $1,858,735 […]

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British Invasion Coming to Asbury Park

By DON STINE A British musical invasion is coming to Asbury Park soon with a Beatles, Bangladesh and Beyond concert scheduled for Feb. 23 and a tribute to The Who being held on March 1. The “Beatles, Bangladesh and Beyond” concert is a celebration of the transcendent musical life of Beatle George Harrison. It will […]

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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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