In Ocean Grove: Billy Graham Remembered

  By DON STINE The Rev. Billy Graham, one of the world’s most famous Christian evangelists, died in his North Carolina home on February 21 at age 99, but his sermons in Ocean Grove will long be remembered. Graham preached in Ocean Grove three separate times over the years, with the 8,000-seat Great Auditorium being […]

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Tinton Falls Hires New Borough Clerk

  By DON STINE Tinton Falls has hired a new Borough Clerk- Melissa A. Hesler, the former Deputy Clerk in Middletown. “I am very excited about this job and am looking forward to new path myself. My duties are basically the same but process a bit different, so I have a little learning curb but […]

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Ocean Names Street After Retired Official

  By DON STINE It’s official, former Ocean Township Councilman John Huss is having a street named in his honor. “It’s a great honor, no doubt about it,” Huss said. The new street goes from West Park Avenue into a new development of age-restricted residential housing, called 777 West Park Avenue. The new housing, near […]

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Neptune Creating a Skateboard Park

  By DON STINE Neptune will have its first skateboard park under a $360,000 project approved at this week’s Township Committee meeting. An ordinance approves a $360,000 expenditure to create the park, with $165,000 of that amount coming from a Monmouth County Open Space grant. The remaining amount will be bonded. A public hearing on […]

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JCP&L Building Sold in Allenhurst

  By DON STINE The long-vacant Jersey Central Power and Light Company buildings in Allenhurst have been successfully sold through auction and plans for the building are now pending. “I think the town is excited and we are hopeful. These buildings have been abandoned for over ten years and are starting to fall into disrepair. […]

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Proposal to Hire Preservation Specialist

  By DON STINE Neptune is hoping to hire an historical preservation professional to review the existing guidelines governing historic preservation, particularly as it applies to the Historic Preservation Commission. The action is being taken “ in anticipation of recommendations for updating the guidelines to certain standards and, beyond that, to assist the Historic Preservation […]

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