Shark River Hills River Concert Raises $50,000

  By DON STINE NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP – Just 12 hours after the close of the Neptune Mayor’s Ball which raised $50,000 for Mary’s Place in Ocean Grove, River Concert 2013 kicked off in the Shark River Hills section of the township which also raised $50,000. That money will go to support township residents affected by […]

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Neptune Mayor’s Ball Raises $50,000

  By DON STINE NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP – This year’s annual Neptune Mayor’s Ball raised more money than ever- and all going toward a good cause. Mayor Eric Houghtaling said that the ball raised $50,000. “That’s the most we’ve ever raised and it will all go to Mary’s Place,” he said. Mary’s Place By The Sea […]

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Candidate Says Comments Are ‘Outrageous’

  By DON STINE ASBURY PARK – The Forward Asbury Park political campaign has criticized opponent Amy Quinn of wanting to give out-of-town visitors free parking and beach access – an idea that Quinn says has never been proposed by her political ticket. In a large, color flyer mailed to city residents late this week, […]

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Prosecutor’s Office Raids A Team Headquarters

  By DON STINE ASBURY PARK – The headquarters of Asbury Park’s A Team political campaign for five City Council seats was raided by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Sat., May 4. Armed with a search warrant, officers from the prosecutor’s office were sent to the office in connection with a complaint filed about absentee […]

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Neptune to Install 3 Monuments to Record Water Levels

  By DON STINE NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP – Neptune officials plan to install three monuments in the township that will officially mark water levels in past storms, especially Superstorm Sandy. “They will mark the flood levels of past major storms and will show the drastic difference between Sandy and anything we ever had before,” Mayor Eric Hougtaling […]

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Shark River Hills 6 Months After Sandy

By DON STINE Many homeowners in the Shark River Hills section of Neptune are still facing an uphill battle six months later following the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy. And dealing with insurance and mortgage companies, and with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), represent some of the greatest challenges. According to Neptune officials, about […]

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