Tinton Falls Names New Administrator Over Objection of Mayor-Elect

  By PETE WALTON Despite the pleas of Mayor-elect Vito Perillo, the Tinton Falls Borough Council voted 4-1 to name Interim Borough Administrator Elizabeth Perez as permanent administrator. Perillo had asked that the council let him recommend a candidate for the post before it made what the mayor-elect described as a “midnight appointment.” Council President Gary […]

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In Neptune City: New Salary Ordinance Proposed

  By PETE WALTON The Neptune City Borough Council has introduced an ordinance establishing salary ranges for municipal employees. A public hearing on the ordinance is scheduled for the council’s Dec. 11 meeting. The ordinance does not set salaries for specific employees, and not every post listed will necessarily be filled, according to Borough Administrator Henry Underhill. […]

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In Neptune City: Emergency Repairs OK’d

  By PETE WALTON The Neptune City Borough Council has approved emergency repairs to heating and cooling systems in the municipal building. Two of the seven rooftop units on the building failed when they were turned on for the heating season, according to Mayor Bob Brown. He said some of the units are 20 years […]

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Vet, 93, Elected Mayor in Tinton Falls

  By PETE WALTON A 93-year-old World War II veteran is the apparent winner in this week’s Tinton Falls mayoral race. According to unofficial results, Vito Perillo upended incumbent in Mayor Gerald M. Turning by more than seven percentage points. Running under the slogan of “Taxpayers First,” Perillo received 2,499 votes to Turning’s 2,146 in […]

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Bradley Beach Honors Lifeguards, Coast Guard and Private Citizens for Saving Swimmers from Surf

  By PETE WALTON Bradley Beach officials have honored lifeguards, private citizens and Coast Guard personnel who rescued four people from rough surf this month. “On Sept. 5, two young girls ages 12 and 13 were swimming off the Second Avenue Beach and began struggling in the water,” said Mayor Gary Engelstad. “Their mother attempted […]

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Preparations for Disaster

  By PETE WALTON Residents of Neptune and Neptune City can find out how their communities are ready for disasters during Preparathon 2017 on Wed., Sept. 20. “This is an opportunity to see the things the towns can do in case of emergencies,” said Neptune City Mayor Bob Brown at a recent Borough Council meeting. As […]

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