Schools Plan to Open in a Month

By DON STINE Both Ocean Township and Neptune have adopted plans for school reopenings in September which will feature hybrid schedules that have students in school only two days a week and be taught remotely on other days. Their plans had to be submitted to the county school officials earlier this week. Asbury Park, which […]

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Storm Rips Through Shore

By DON STINE and ELLEN CARROLL The fast-moving tropical storm which tore through the Jersey Shore Tuesday left little rain but felled trees, damaged homes and caused power outages for thousands, many still without power at press time. In Asbury Park, sections of the city lost power effecting approximately 300 residents and many large trees […]

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Where’s the Mail?

By ED SALVAS A late arriving birthday card is a minor irritation, but not receiving any mail for two or three days, or frequently getting someone else’s mail and it’s time to call the Post Office. Area residents have been grumbling about the mail for months, maybe years, but the arrival of the Covid-19 Pandemic […]

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Free Meals for Neptune Students

The Neptune Township School District is participating in the 2020 Summer Food Service Program from now through Aug. 31. Meals will be served at Midtown Community Elementary School and Summerfield Elementary School on Monday, Wednesday  and Friday 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Breakfast and Lunch for two days will be distributed each day. The Summer […]

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Neptune Author Included in Anthology

Gary S. Crawford of Neptune has been named as one of 116 emerging writers and authors worldwide to be included in the “Who’s Who of Emerging Writers 2020,” due for release this summer. Crawford is a historical non-fiction, horror-fantasy, and short story author whose works have appeared in over 20 anthologies, magazine articles, and five […]

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VFW Members Prepare for Their New Post

The VFW Harold Daley Post No.1333 has been an iconic building overlooking Wesley Lake in Asbury Park for more than 100 years. It has a long storied history as an armory and place where soldiers were inducted into the army. For the last several decades it has been a VFW post where members held meetings, […]

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Elks Reognized for Service

The Asbury Park-Wall Elks Lodge 128 was recognized by local officials Sat., June 13 in recognition of the lodge’s continued charitable support in Neptune and the surrounding area. “The lodge does so much for the community and they have certainly stepped up in its response to the Covid19 virus,” state Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling said. Houghtaling […]

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Gopal to Host Community Relations Panel

Sen. Vin Gopal will join Asbury Park and Neptune law enforcement, clergy, elected officials, and community leaders for a Zoom discussion panel on police and community relations and the necessity of law enforcement reform in the wake of George Floyd’s death. This panel is the second in a series of three community panels held throughout […]

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