Neptune Man Indicted for Dealing Deadly Drugs

A Monmouth County Grand Jury handed up a four count Indictment Wednesday, charging a Neptune man with selling drugs that led to the overdose death of a Long Branch resident back in May, said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Jomell C. Brathwaite, 36, of Neptune, is charged with first degree Strict Liability for Drug […]

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Family History Stories Sought for Neptune Black History Program

Organizers of the Neptune Black History Month program for next year are seeking family history stories detailing how their families came to settle in Neptune The officials them of next year’s program is “Black Migrations.” Black families are encouraged to explore the geographic route that brought them to settle in Neptune.  Through inter-generational discussions family […]

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Neptune Investigates Bias Crime

Neptune police officers responded to about 14 calls of vandalism in Ocean Grove on Wednesday morning. A number of cars had profane words, images and even some swastikas written in soap on them. “We assume is was kids doing this on Mischief Night. They used soap on parked vehicles but there was no damage to […]

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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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