New Investors Being Considered for Former Giamano’s

By PETE WALTON Two prospective investors are being vetted as possible partners in the stalled construction project at the former Giamano’s restaurant property in Bradley Beach. Mayor Gary Engelstad shared the news with residents when the Borough Council met earlier this week. Several years ago the borough approved construction in 2015 of a three-story, mixed-use […]

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In Bradley Beach: Curbside Plastic Film Recycling Program to Begin in November

By PETE WALTON S.C. Johnson & Son Inc., the international consumer products giant, is shining its worldwide public relations spotlight on Bradley Beach this week. The borough and the Wisconsin-based company officially announced New Jersey’s first pilot program for curbside plastic film recycling. Bradley Beach residents will be able to recycle their clean plastic bags, […]

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In Bradley Beach: 5,000 Attend Lobsterfest

By PETE WALTON Business has been so good of late that the owners of the Bamboo Leaf restaurant on Main Street in Bradley Beach decided to give $2,000 to the borough. Municipal Administrator Kelly Barrett said at this week’s Borough Council meeting that the funds have been deposited in the unanticipated revenues fund. Though Bradley […]

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Bradley Beach Administrator Sues 2 Councilmen

By PETE WALTON Kelly Barrett, municipal clerk and administrator in Bradley Beach, is suing the borough and two council members, alleging that she is the victim of sex discrimination. Oakhurst-based attorney Peter C. Lucas filed the suit on Barrett’s behalf Aug. 19 in the civil division of state Superior Court in Freehold. The complaint asks […]

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Neptune City Promotes Police

By PETE WALTON Hoover Cano has been promoted from sergeant to lieutenant in the Neptune City Police Department. Nicholas Morgan has been promoted to the rank of sergeant, and George Williams has been hired as a new police officer. The Borough Council approved the appointments when it met earlier this week. Police Chief Matthew J. […]

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70 New Condo Units on Track for Neptune City

By PETE WALTON Work could begin this fall on 70 new residential condominium units in Neptune City. The borough signed an agreement last summer with Mark and Nicholas Walsifer, who own the property on the south side of Fifth Avenue between Memorial Drive and Steiner Avenue. Mayor Robert J. Brown says he is in regular […]

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New Alert System in Neptune City

By PETE WALTON Borough officials are asking Neptune City residents to go online and sign up for an updated emergency alert system. The Nixle program is already used in Asbury Park and other nearby communities, but is new to Neptune City. As a result, there are going to be some glitches, according to Capt. Keith […]

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New Equipment Planned at Bradley Beach Pay Stations

By PETE WALTON Technical issues forced sunbathers in Bradley Beach to scramble when trying to pay to get onto the beach recently. Borough Administrator Kelly Barrett said Verizon, which provides data service to the borough’s beach pay stations, made an adjustment which caused equipment in some stations to malfunction. Many of those trying to pay […]

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