Neptune City Business Will Pay $500,000 to Reduce Odors

By PETE WALTON Neptune City’s largest business will reportedly spend an estimated $500,000 in a further effort to reduce odors at its plant on West Sylvania Avenue. Officials of TFH Nylabone told Mayor Andrew Wardell that a previously installed odor scrubbing solution had not performed as well as expected. “Spending an additional $500,000 when you […]

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Bradley Beach Plans Purchase of Church

By PETE WALTON The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association has agreed to sell the First United Methodist Church building in Bradley Beach to the borough. “I’m very happy to announce that an agreement has been reached for the acquisition of the Methodist Church property on LaReine Avenue from the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association,” Mayor […]

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Neptune City Residents to Vote on Projects

By PETE WALTON Neptune City residents age 14 and up have until Dec. 13 to vote for one of five projects proposed through the borough’s new “participatory budgeting initiative.” Councilman David Calhoun said all suggestions were vetted for viability by the borough business office before a committee of volunteers chose the five finalists. The proposals […]

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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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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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In Neptune City: Two Guys Site Discussed for Possible Redevelopment

By PETE WALTON The Neptune City Borough Council is reviewing two reports from its new planner about redevelopment. The council heard a presentation from municipal planner Stuart Wiser of ARH Associates at its meeting earlier this week. Wiser outlined the proposals, one of which addressed the vicinity of the vacant former Two Guys building and […]

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