2 Neptune Officials Named to Police Committee

  By DON STINE A new three-member Police Committee will oversee the Neptune police department under an ordinance revised by the Township Committee this week. Deputy Mayor Nicholas Williams and current Police Commissioner Kevin McMillan will be the two members at-large from the governing body. The appointment of the third member is still to be […]

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Court Allows Village Students to Leave Ocean Schools

  By DON STINE It looks like most Loch Arbour students will not be attending  Ocean Township schools next month following a Superior Court decision this week. The Superior Court of New Jersey, Monmouth County, dismissed an Ocean Township lawsuit against Loch Arbour over leaving the township’s school district and creating its own school board. […]

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Restoring an Endangered Landmark in Ocean Grove

  By DON STINE One of New Jersey’s top-ten most endangered historic landmarks will be fully restored under an ambitious project by the Historical Society of Ocean Grove. The society has announced a fund-raising drive to restore the 1907 Fountain of Hope, located in Founders Park at Central and Surf Avenues. Originally a four-tier fountain […]

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Neptune Eliminates Police Director Post

  By DON STINE As expected the Neptune Township Committee voted this week to abolish the police director position and create a three-member Police Committee to oversee the police department. An ordinance, approved in a four-to-one vote, eliminates the Police Director position, now held by CFO Michael J. Bascom for the last four years, and […]

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