Neptune City to Receive Funds from CARES Act

By PETE WALTON Neptune City officials expect to be fully reimbursed for recent expenses related to the coronavirus fight. Borough Administrator Chris Cherbini said paperwork has been submitted under the second phase of the CARES act. “We are expecting to be fully reimbursed for $43,605 that we spent on Covid-19 related expenses, including personal protective […]

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Lower Sewer Fees in Bradley Beach

By PETE WALTON The Bradley Beach Borough Council has adopted an ordinance which lowers sewer charges for property owners. The decrease helps offset a small tax increase for municipal purposes which was previously approved by the council. “The overhauling of the borough’s budgetary processes caused the tax levy to increase for fiscal year 2020, in […]

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Gold Cross Lost in Storm, Then Found

By PETE WALTON While swimming in the ocean recently off Bradley Beach, 15-year-old Nicky Schneider lost his grandmother’s chain and crucifix. Nicky and his mother Terri were devastated. Terri’s father bought the chain while on a trip to Europe for Nicky’s grandmother, who died four years ago. The next day, Tropical Storm Isaias hit. “I […]

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Neptune City Playgrounds to Reopen

By PETE WALTON Playgrounds in Neptune City are scheduled to reopen on Wed., July 1. Mayor Andrew Wardell said insurance issues related to the playgrounds have been resolved, allowing the reopening to take place. The mayor said most borough restaurants were not able to offer outdoor dining when it was permitted due to space limitations. […]

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Neptune City Prepares for Outdoor Dining

By PETE WALTON The Neptune City Borough Council has cleared the way for the conditional reopening of restaurants for outdoor dining. By unanimous vote at a special meeting earlier this week, the council allowed restaurants which are not usually permitted to offer outside dining to do so as long as they comply with state guidelines […]

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Bradley Beach Reopens Boardwalk

By PETE WALTON The Bradley Beach boardwalk, which had been closed since March 30 in response to the coronavirus threat, is now open for exercise purposes. The borough’s beaches have remained open. “The promenade and beach are now open to be utilized for exercise purposes only,” reads an announcement posted earlier this week on the […]

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