A Work of Art That Works

By DON STINE Whether fair or foul, one Asbury Park couple always knows which way the wind is blowing. The couple, Celia Morrissette and Keith Johnson, own a house a 614 Sixth Ave. and have a unique copper weathervane on top of their carriage house on the Bangs Avenue side of the property. “It was […]

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Book Signing for Springsteen Book

By DON STINE “Long Walk Home: Reflections on Bruce Springsteen” will be officially released in bookstores on Sept. 23 but a special advance book preview and book signing by some of the authors will be held in Asbury Park on Fri., Sept. 20 Commemorating Springsteen’s 70th birthday, “Long Walk Home” explores his legacy and provides […]

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Neptune OKs Agreement for North End

By DON STINE After being stalled for 11 years, redevelopment at the North End beachfront of Ocean Grove took a big step forward this week when the Neptune Township Committee executed an agreement to have the long-vacant site developed. “This is the first step in the process. It doesn’t end tonight; it begins tonight,” Township […]

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New Bus for Neptune Seniors

By DON STINE Neptune’s senior citizens have a new set of wheels for their senior center – a second-hand bus donated by the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders. “We had a 1994 Blue Bird bus that we have used since 1995. But it has had issues and it’s getting harder and harder to get parts […]

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Neptune Skateboard Park Open

By DON STINE Final touches are being done to Neptune’s new skateboard park at the Sunshine Village Park with a grand opening planned for next month. Township Business Administrator Vito Gadaleta said that the park still needs some landscaping and a fence to be finished. “But the park is open and being utilized,” he said. […]

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Ocean Voters to Decide on Bow Hunting, Sale of Medical Marijuana

By DON STINE How to deal with Ocean Township’s run-away deer population and whether or not to allow medical marijuana sales in the township will be left up to voters in this November’s general election in two separate referendums. “These are non-binding referendums and will not automatically result in the council taking any action. We […]

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Bow Hunting Discussed in Ocean Township

Officials preparing referendum question on controlling deer population By DON STINE Bow hunting or sterilization are two primary options being considered in Ocean Township to deal with the township’s run-away deer population and the question is scheduled to be decided by voters in November. The large deer population is an ongoing problem in Ocean Township […]

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