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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Former Mayor Named Neptune Senior Center Director

  By DON STINE Former Neptune mayor and Township Committeeman Randy Bishop was appointed this week as the new executive director of the township’s Senior Center. Bishop will begin his new job July 1. He is leaving his position with the Monmouth County Superintendent of Elections, where he has been for the last two years. “(The […]

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