Softball Coach Charged with Stealing from Team

A Neptune man who coached a competitive youth softball team is facing charges of theft after he misused about $14,000 of the team’s funds earmarked for traveling expenses and tournament costs, said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Michael Lane, 54, of Neptune  was charged Monday with third degree Theft by Unlawful Taking and third […]

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Former Affordable Housing Employee Pleads Guilty to Theft of $400,000

A former director of administration with the Affordable Housing Alliance in Neptune has pleaded guilty to stealing over $400,000 from the business, said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Debra Agresti, 57, of Long Branch, pleaded guilty to second degree theft in front of Presiding Criminal Judge David F. Bauman on Friday, Jan.17. Agresti admitted […]

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Pinpointing Where Gunshots are Fired

By DON STINE If you fire a gun in certain areas of Neptune or Asbury Park law enforcement officers will be able to pinpoint the location under a proposal which has been approved by Asbury Park and, most recently, Neptune. The joint venture requires the installation of special gunfire location technology in a 1.25-square-mile area […]

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Neptune Hospitality Tax on Hold

By DON STINE A Neptune proposal to raise as much as $300,000 a year by instituting a hospitality tax on hotel, motel, bed and breakfast and similar short-term rentals will apparently be put on hold. The Township Committee has been considering adopting an ordinance creating the hospitality tax but questions about how to control and […]

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College Achieve Supporters to March on Neptune Municipal Building

Minority parents, students, teachers and staff of a college preparatory public charter school are scheduled to march on the Neptune  municipal building today (Dec. 9) at 4:30 p.m. to demand that township officials stop blocking the school’s move to a better facility. College Achieve has been trying to open a school at the Holy Innocents […]

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