New Garden in Ocean Grove

  Boardwalk strollers that get to the very northern end of Ocean Gove will be greeted by a new flower/shrub garden this summer. “It is for pure enjoyment for the community. People walking down the boardwalk can sit and enjoy the scenery and the garden.,” Neptune Environmental and Shade Tree Commission Secretary Chris Bedrosian said. […]

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Ocean Grove 3-Hour Parking Limit Planned

  By DON STINE Limited three-hour parking on Main Avenue and more parking spaces on Central Avenue will be created in Ocean Grove under two ordinances introduced by the Township Committee this week. Public hearings on both ordinances will be held May 24. Under the ordinances. limited three-hour parking will be imposed on Main Avenue, between […]

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Possible Parking Restrictions in Ocean Grove

  By DON STINE Imposing three-hour parking limits along Main Avenue in Ocean Grove during the summer is a discussion expected at the next Neptune Township Committee workshop. The Ocean Grove Chamber of Commerce urges members to attend the May 14 meeting. The limited three-hour parking would be on Main Avenue, between Central and New York Avenues, […]

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Lake Commission Seeks Volunteers

  The Wesley Lake Commission is looking for volunteers to join the commission Applicants should be interested in the upkeep and condition of the lake. The Wesley Lake Commission oversees Wesley Lake and its watershed on behalf of the City of Asbury Park and Neptune Township. The Commission’s goal is to improve the ecological balance […]

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Ocean Grove North End Will Be Developed

  Boutique Hotel, 10 Homes Planned The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association (OGCMA) has announced that it has signed an “Options Agreement “with the Ocean Grove North End Development LLC (OGNED) to allow OGNED to develop the land parcel between Wesley Lake and Spray Ave; the boardwalk and Beach Avenue.  This is the site of […]

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Donations Sought for Rummage Sale

  St. Paul’s Church in Ocean Grove will host its Spring Rummage Sale on Friday, April 6  from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  and Sat., April 7 from 9 a.m. to noon. This event directly benefits many people in the community who would not ordinarily be able to afford retail prices on household items and clothing. […]

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Shuttle Considered for Ocean Grove

By DON STINE Neptune officials are considering implementing a shuttle program to help ease Ocean Grove’s usual summertime parking problem. At Monday’s Township Committee meeting, officials said the program is under review. Mayor Nicholas Williams said that plans for the shuttle service are still preliminary. “We are not there yet,” he said. The project would involve using […]

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In Ocean Grove: Billy Graham Remembered

  By DON STINE The Rev. Billy Graham, one of the world’s most famous Christian evangelists, died in his North Carolina home on February 21 at age 99, but his sermons in Ocean Grove will long be remembered. Graham preached in Ocean Grove three separate times over the years, with the 8,000-seat Great Auditorium being […]

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In Ocean Grove: $1 Million Boardwalk Project Begins

  The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association is beginning a more than $1 million reconstruction project for the north end boardwalk area from McClintock Street to Seaview Avenue. The project will begin this month and completion is targeted for May 2018.  This represents the next phase of the Camp Meeting Association’s ongoing efforts to improve […]

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