Neptune Black History Month Event

The Neptune Township Board of Education is hosting its 15th annual Black History Celebration with this year’s theme Black Migrations on Sat. Feb. 16 at the Michael T. Lake Performing Arts Center, 56 Neptune Blvd. There will be a reception with light refreshments at noon, with art and music by students. At 12:30 p.m. Senior […]

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$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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Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Simko’s restaurant in Neptune Valentine’s Day will feature a special menu with all your favorites from the regular menu plus specials for the holiday all at regular prices. The restaurant will be celebrating Valentine’s Day all weekend with the special menu. Reservations are accepted. Specials during the week include Tuesday – pasta night with chicken, […]

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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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$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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Neptune Police Investigate Stabbing

By DON STINE A 22-year-old male was stabbed in Neptune Sun., Dec. 2 but was treated and released from the hospital the same day. Police said the victim was uncooperative during the investigation and that there were no witnesses to the stabbing. “The was treated and released from the Jersey Shore University Medical Center on […]

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Suspect Arrested in Deadly Neptune Shooting

A male suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 43-year-old Neptune man that occurred on Saturday night Nov. 10. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said Mark Morrissey, 48 of Asbury Park was arrested on charges of first degree Murder, first degree Felony Murder, first degree Robbery, second degree Possession of […]

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Neptune Shade Tree Group Seeks Members

The Neptune Township Environmental/Shade Tree Commission promotes the conservation and development of the township’s natural resources, and works to educate the public about local conservation programs and the need to protect and conserve the township’s trees and other natural resources. If you are interested in environmental protection and natural resource conservation issues, the Environmental/Shade Tree […]

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