East End Bridge Paving Aug. 15

  The East End Avenue Bridge between Neptune and Neptune City over Shark River will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wed., Aug.15 for paving. “Shortly after the pavement was installed by the contractor, County Engineers performed an inspection that found defects in the pavement surface,” said Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone, […]

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Shark River Dredging Complete

  The New Jersey Department of Transportation officials recently announced the completion of three dredging projects, including the Shark River, to restore waterways in Monmouth County to navigable depths. Many of these channels in Shark River, Shrewsbury, and Keansburg had been shoaled in since Superstorm Sandy, limiting boating options, emergency response, and commercial vessel traffic […]

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Shark River Coalition Will Tag Horseshoe Crabs

  Once again, the Shark River Cleanup Coalition will be partnering with the American Littoral Society, led by Capt. Al Modjeski, ALS Habitat Restoration Director, in the annual tagging of horseshoe crabs in and around the Shark River. The SRCC is in need of drills to attach the tags and is asking anyone who has […]

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Neptune to Purchase Tract in Shark River Hills

  By DON STINE Neptune officials approved the purchase of a 2.65-acre tract on S. Riverside Drive in the Shark River Hills section to preserve the property as open space. The township would like to acquire about 18 flood-prone properties along the Shark River under the state’s Blue Acres program. Township Business Administrator Vito Gadaleta […]

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Breakfast with Santa in Shark River Hills

  Breakfast with Santa is being held at the Shark River Hills Fire House on Sat., Dec. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon. Santa will be dressed and ready for pictures with the kids. Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, assorted Danish and bagels, coffee, tea and juice. Adults are $10, kids three to 12 years old […]

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Road Between Neptune and Wall to Close

  Schoolhouse Road, over Shark River, will close to traffic on or about Friday, Dec. 1 and remain closed for approximately seven months. Weather permitting, the project is expected to be completed by the end of June. “Due to the significant deterioration of the bridge and the roadway alignment, the bridge must be replaced with a wider, […]

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Longer Commute for Shark River Hills

  By DON STINE Many Neptune residents living in the Shark River Hills section of Neptune are finding it a little harder than usual to make their way home right now. A $3.5 million grant from the state Department of Transportation, which includes a $300,000 contribution from the county for utility changes and upgrades, is […]

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