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Celebrating the life of Braeden Bradforth on the 1st anniversary of his death

Joanne Atkins-Ingram remembers her son, Braeden Bradforth , during a celebration of his life on the 1st anniversary of his death.

By Jarrett Branch

A group of about 100 community members, family and friends showed up in force at the Pop Warner Football field in Neptune Township on Thursday evening to celebrate the life of Braeden Bradforth, the 19 year old  football player who died of heatstroke at Garden City Community College in Garden City, Kansas last August 1, during his first day of practice as a scholarship player of the school’s team.

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Posted: August 1st, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Celebrating the life of Braeden Bradforth on the 1st anniversary of his death

Asbury Park Must Lock the Wesley Lake Footbridges Permanently

By Tommy DeSeno

The hot local issue is the 25-year-old practice of Ocean Grove (a section of Neptune Township) locking two footbridges over Wesley Lake that connect to Asbury Park, every night between midnight and 5 am.  Asbury Park, led by councilwoman Eileen Chapman and activist Dani Boglivi Fiori, want Neptune to leave the gates open. Let’s explore the history for context.

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Posted: July 30th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Opinion | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Neptune Township Offices Close Due To Power Outage

Neptune Township has closed its municipal offices including the library, police records, and municipal court, according to an announcement via nixle. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 23rd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Neptune Township Offices Close Due To Power Outage

Arnone: “Monmouth County Will Not Tolerate Substandard Work”

Freeholder Director Tom Arnone Meeting

The East End Ave Bridge which connects Neptune City with the Shark River Hills section of Neptune Township will be closed next Weds., August 15 from 7 a.m. till 5 p.m. while faulty pavement is repaired.

The bridge was closed for 8 months, October 2017 through May of this year, for a $3.5 million refurbishment project.

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Posted: August 8th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

11 year old boy called bomb threat into Neptune’s Walmart

An 11 year old boy is responsible for the bomb scare that prompted the evacuation of the Walmart store in Neptune Township last Sunday afternoon, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

The store on Route 66 received a call at 1:07 p.m. on Palm Sunday stating the there was bomb in the store and suggesting it be evacuated.

Bomb dogs from the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, Ocean County Sheriff’s Office, New Jersey Transit Police Department, and Middletown Police Department were deployed to assist the Neptune Township Police Department at the scene. The Neptune Township Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services were also deployed to the scene. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 29th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on 11 year old boy called bomb threat into Neptune’s Walmart

State Police Announce DWI Checkpoints in Belmar and Neptune Saturday Night

Don’t count of the Luck of the Irish to get you home if you drive to your St. Patrick’ Day shenanigans on Saturday.

If you’re celebrating the Irish in Belmar or Neptune Township, the New Jersey State Police will have DWI checkpoints in the area, according to their announcement on facebook.

Do yourself a favor and use Uber or Lyft.

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Posted: March 17th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Arnone Report: Over the river and through….

By Monmouth County Freeholder Tom Arnone

Happy December! I would like to wish everyone a happy holiday season. I hope everyone is able to enjoy time with their family and friends in between all of the shopping.

Personally, I was very pleased to see nearly 1,000 shoppers stopped by our annual Mini Made in Monmouth last weekend at Covered Bridge in Manalapan. A spinoff of our widely popular Made in Monmouth event held each spring at Monmouth University, this smaller version featured 80 small business owners selling their locally made products and goods. It is truly a win-win for all involved – small business owners receive the support they need and shoppers can purchase so many great items right in time for the holidays. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: December 5th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Tom Arnone | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Neptune double homicide victims identified

Frantz Paraison  37, of Neptune Township and Shaezeel Collins, 37, of Toms River were shot dead on the 500 block of Sayre Street on Friday afternoon. The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office identified the victim in a statement on Saturday afternoon.

At about 4:30 p.m. Friday, Neptune Police responded to a 911 call for two gunshots victims.  Upon Officers arrival, they found Paraison and Collins inside a gray 2004 Acura MDX .   Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 30th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Neptune double homicide victims identified

Neptune Woman Charged With Murdering Her Boyfriend

police_car-300x142Monique Moore, 24, of Neptune was charged on Monday with 1st degree Murder in the stabbing death of Joseph A. Wilson, 29, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni.

Neptune Township Police responded to 911 calls reporting a stabbing at 1130 Heck Ave, Building 1 on Sunday night at 11:02.  Upon arriving on the scene at 11:06 officers located the gravely injured Wilson outside of the building. Police and Neptune EMS personnel administered live-saving efforts and transported Wilson to Jersey Shore Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 12:45 a.m. on Monday.

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Posted: November 29th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Neptune Woman Charged With Murdering Her Boyfriend

Seidle gets 30 years for fatal shooting of ex-wife

assetcontentFREEHOLD — After Sgt. Philip Seidle and his wife split up, one of his primary complaints was that she wouldn’t let him see their nine children enough. More than a year now after gunning Tamara Wilson Seidle down in a broad-daylight fatal ambush on an Asbury Park street, Seidle on Thursday was sentenced to 30 years… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 29th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »