After 106 Years Church Closes Its Doors

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Memorial United Methodist Church in Neptune City is holding its final service  Sun., Sept. 15 as it celebrates its 106th anniversary. Marj Peterson Mottola, a board member, said the closure has been in the works for the past year. Mottola, who is sad to see her home church close its […]

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Neptune City Promotes Police

By PETE WALTON Hoover Cano has been promoted from sergeant to lieutenant in the Neptune City Police Department. Nicholas Morgan has been promoted to the rank of sergeant, and George Williams has been hired as a new police officer. The Borough Council approved the appointments when it met earlier this week. Police Chief Matthew J. […]

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Knights Hold Second Annual Meatball Contest

The Knight of Columbus, Council No. 816 in Neptune City are holding their second annual Meatball Throwdown at the Jersey Shore on Thurs., Sept. 12 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Headliner in Neptune. There are 12 participating restaurants along with amateur entries. There will be a live band and DJ, gift auction and […]

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Free Concert in Neptune City Park

Mike Byrne, whose family members are well known performers at the Shore for half a century, will perform in Memorial Park in Neptune City Aug. 10. The concert is free and open to the public. It was postponed from July 20 due to excessive heat. This is Byrne’s first time performing in Neptune City. His […]

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70 New Condo Units on Track for Neptune City

By PETE WALTON Work could begin this fall on 70 new residential condominium units in Neptune City. The borough signed an agreement last summer with Mark and Nicholas Walsifer, who own the property on the south side of Fifth Avenue between Memorial Drive and Steiner Avenue. Mayor Robert J. Brown says he is in regular […]

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New Alert System in Neptune City

By PETE WALTON Borough officials are asking Neptune City residents to go online and sign up for an updated emergency alert system. The Nixle program is already used in Asbury Park and other nearby communities, but is new to Neptune City. As a result, there are going to be some glitches, according to Capt. Keith […]

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Neptune City Residents Form Association

Residents of Neptune City, concerned about odors emanating from the recent addition to the TFH building at 85 West Sylvania Ave. as well as proposed development for the former TFH office building on Third Avenue, have formed the Neptune City Homeowners Association. Organizers said the group will act as a unified voice in addressing the […]

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Cadet Program Helps Attract New Firefighters

By PETE WALTON Neptune City fire cadets Ryan C. Maher and Joseph R. “Joey” Adams were presented this week with the annual Terry Morcom Memorial Cadet Grant. The two young men are the latest recipients of the grant, which was established in memory of former Neptune City fire chief Terrance W. Morcom, who died of […]

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