Parking Committee Meets, But No Recommendations Yet

  By DON STINE The special ad hoc Ocean Grove parking committee gave its first official report to the Neptune Township Committee on Monday but presented no concrete proposals yet to alleviate the historic district’s chronic summertime parking problem. Richard Williams, vice president of the Ocean Grove Homeowners Association and a parking committee member, said […]

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Ocean Grove Ladies Auxiliary Raised $42,000 to Donate

  By BONNIE GRAHAM Throughout the summer of 2016, a sizeable contingent from the all-volunteer Ladies Auxiliary of the Auditorium Ushers worked a variety of events to raise funds for various Ocean Grove summer and community-wide projects and programs. The multi-generational group was easily recognizable, as always, in their red polo shirts or red T-shirts […]

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My Week in an Ocean Grove Tent

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Last week due to my precarious living conditions, I had the good fortune of spending the week living in the tent community in Ocean Grove. I sold my house in Brick Township on July 20 and have been living out of a suitcase in my car while circling among my […]

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Neptune Official Leaving Post

  By DON STINE Neptune Township Committeeman Randy Bishop will be leaving his post on the governing body Mon., Aug. 22 after 12 years of service to take a job with the county Board of Elections. “Monday will be my last meeting and I will be resigning my position effective at 11:59 p.m.,” he said. […]

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Concerns Continue Over Land Leases

  By DON STINE Potential hefty increases for land leases in Ocean Grove, particularly for commercial properties, remains an issue with people owning property there and the Ocean Grove Homeowners Association and others have retained an attorney to look into the matter. The Homeowners Association and other stakeholders have retained Roseland-based Attorney Matthew Adams, who […]

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Dumpsters Off the Streets in Ocean Grove

  Dumpsters and other temporary storage units must be removed from Ocean Grove’s public streets from 3 p.m. Friday until 8 a.m. Monday during the summer season (May 15- Sept. 15) under an ordinance adopted by the Neptune Township Committee this week. The ordinance, which goes into effect immediately, is intended to free up much-needed […]

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Ocean Grove Ladies Auxiliary Launches 2016 Fund-Raising Season

  By BONNIE GRAHAM The multi-generational Ladies Auxiliary of the Ocean Grove Auditorium Ushers 2016 fundraising season is underway. On June 23 the membership attended their annual “Welcome Coffee” at the Youth Temple. The current officers and committee chairs were introduced, with many addressing the meeting attendees about their specific projects. Camp Meeting Association President […]

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