Neptune Moves School Elections to November

By DON STINE Neptune school officials have decided to move the Board of Education elections to November instead of April, when they were traditionally held. Neptune is one of just a small number of municipalities in New Jersey that still held its school board elections in April.  State lawmakers passed legislation in 2012 that allowed […]

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Migration Enriched the Entire Shore Area

By DON STINE  Migration has a long history and it is still occurring today, and “Black Migrations” was the central theme of Neptune’s 15th annual Black History Celebration Sat., Feb. 16. Neptune Mayor Carol Rizzo said that migration is “an important conversation.” “A number of folks came north during the Great Migration and this led […]

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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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