Neptune Employee Promoted to New Administrative Position

By DON STINE Neptune Township’s Historic Preservation Commission will now be more streamlined with the hiring of an administrative officer. “We hope to improve the delivery of services through the HPC by doing this,” Township Business Administrator Vito Gadaleta said. Current HPC Secretary Dawn Crozier, who is the township’s deputy tax assessor, was promoted to […]

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Neptune Hopes to Create More Athletic Fields

By DON STINE Several multipurpose athletic fields will be created on the old Welsh dairy farm tract in Neptune using a $250,000 Monmouth County Open Space grant,  if approved by the county. A public meeting on submitting the grant application was held recently where Township Engineer Leanne Hoffman said several different ideas and different sites […]

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Neptune Clears Way for Possible VFW Sale

By JOANNE PAPAIANNI and DON STINE Neptune officials announced this week that they have decided not to end a reverter clause on the O’Brien-Major VFW Post 2639 property on Route 33. The Harold Daley Post 1333 in Asbury Park, which recently sold its building on Lake Avenue in Asbury Park, has expressed an interest in […]

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Neptune Recognizes Patriotism Week

Patriotism Week (Sept. 10-16) was recognized with a special proclamation by the Neptune Township Committee this week. “During this event, we urge all citizens to join with the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in expressing gratitude for the privilege of American Citizenship with appropriate celebrations and observances,” read the proclamation, signed by Mayor Nicholas […]

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Neptune Raid Yields Drug, Stun Gun

On Aug. 17 after a six week narcotic distribution investigation, the Neptune Township Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on the 1200 Block of 11th Avenue and made several arrests for drug and weapon charges. Arrested during the warrant were residents Orlando Santiago, 37, Ruben Alicea, 39, Amanda Frangione, […]

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VFW Post Future Still Uncertain

By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The future of the O’Brien-Major VFW Post in Neptune is still uncertain with at least a couple of buyers interested in the Route 33 commercial property. Peter Falvo, an Ocean Township attorney is representing a local group, 5E Enterprises, LLC, which is interested in purchasing the property. Falvo said his client […]

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Donations Sought for Liberty Park Garden Expansion

The Midtown Urban Renaissance Corporation and First Pentecostal Church, the co-sponsors of Liberty Park Community Garden in Neptune are seeking donations for the garden expansion on Monroe Avenue.   . The garden was created more than seven years ago through the support of Neptune Township’s administration, Rutgers Master Gardeners and interested volunteers. Its purpose is to […]

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