Bradley Beach Seeking Solutions to More Parking

  By PETE WALTON Bradley Beach officials will obtain appraisals on two Fifth Avenue properties as they consider options for more parking near Main Street. Mayor Gary Engelstad said the borough is not committed to buying the single-family residences at 705 and 707 Fifth Ave. but is simply exploring its options. “We just want to […]

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Bradley Beach Man Sues Borough

  By PETE WALTON A Bradley Beach resident is suing the Borough Council, the mayor and the borough itself, asking that approval of dates for the popular Lobster Fest be overturned. Thomas J. Coan wants a judge in state Superior Court in Freehold to reverse the vote to set June 23 through 25 as the dates for […]

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Upgrades at Beachfront in Bradley Beach

  By PETE WALTON Beachgoers can expect major changes for the better in Bradley Beach this summer. The lifeguard station is getting an upgrade and beach tag booths will have a new exterior of wooden shingles, replacing cracked and crumbling stucco. Twelve new trash and recycling stations will be in place and the repaired beachfront […]

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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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