New Home for Dream Center in Neptune

  By DON STINE The Jersey Shore Dream Center now has a new location thanks to a little help from its friends. A New Year’s Eve fire at the original Dream Center headquarters, at the Shore Christian Church at 1301 Corlies Ave., Neptune  forced the organization to move out for renovations, storing many items at […]

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Community Education Talk at Hospital in Neptune

  The Memorial Sloan Kettering – Hackensack Meridian Health Partnership will host its third Cancer Science Today event Tuesday, May 22 at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune. The community education talk is titled “Knowing Your Family’s Cancer Risk” and will jointly feature Dr. Elizabeth Jewell, Director of Surgery at MSK Monmouth and […]

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Neptune-Born Pastor Retiring

    A retirement celebration is being held for Pastor Jerome Nolan at the Ascension Center in Bradley Beach on Sun., May 20. Father Nolan, who was born in Neptune in 1945, the third of five children, has served as pastor of Church of the Ascension since June 11, 2004. He grew up in Philadelphia and […]

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Simko’s Grill to Open in Neptune

Simko’s Grill will be leaving its old Brielle location and moving to the former Yvonne’s restaurant in Neptune on Route 35, near the Headliner. After 14 years in Brielle, restaurant owner Mike Simko said the restaurant there will close on June 4 and that he hopes to open the new restaurant, still to be called Simko’s Grill, […]

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Slight Increase in Neptune School Tax

  If the school budget is approved next week the school tax rate in Neptune will drop by about six cents this year although the average homeowner will pay an extra $66 in school taxes due to the increased value of homes in the township. The total $91.5 million budget, to be voted by the […]

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Spring Comes in Like a Lion

  By DON STINE Talk about March Madness! It seems like Old Man Winter just doesn’t want to give up this year as the fourth nor’easter in three weeks hit the Jersey Shore on Wednesday. It was the first full day of spring. “I believe the last time we had this many storms, in such a short period, […]

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