MURC President Dianna Harris Honored by Monmouth University

Reprinted from the Monmouth Magazine, Winter 2009 Unsung Hero Awards The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unsung Hero Award was presented January 28 to five recipients—a student, Erin Wheeler, majoring in social work, faculty member Hettie V. Williams, and three nominees from the surrounding community. Community members honored in 2009 were Richard Brugger, director of the Bradley Food Pantry, Dianna …

Landmark Groundbreaking in Neptune

Source: Don Stine of The Coaster A landmark groundbreaking for redevelopment along West Lake Avenue in Neptune’s Midtown area was celebrated as an important milestone for the community at a special ceremony on Tuesday. Mayor Randy Bishop referred to the groundbreaking as “an incredible occasion.” “This is one of the most momentous and happy days in Neptune Township. We are …

Carver Inn Reborn as Apartment Complex

Courtesy of the Asbury Park Press By Bill Bowman NEPTUNE — For the first time in decades, live music was once again playing Wednesday at the Carver Inn on Myrtle Avenue. This time, though, the music wasn’t accompaniment to a party, but a prelude to a celebration. Local, county and state officials were on hand to mark the opening of …

APP: Fundraiser Set Friday in Neptune

Posted by the Asbury Park Press on 11/21/07 NEPTUNE — Live music, dancing, casino games and more are on tap at the annual Midtown Urban Renaissance Corp.’s fundraiser, set for 8 p.m. Friday until midnight. The event, to be held at the Jumping Brook Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Road, also will feature a gift auction, a 50/50 raffle and …

A Step Towards the Future…

Posted by the Asbury Park Press on 11/20/07 BY BILL BOWMAN COASTAL MONMOUTH BUREAU Story Chat Post Comment NEPTUNE — Gail Oliver peeked out from under her umbrella with a look somewhere between expectation and trepidation Monday as she watched a backhoe rip through the first of two empty West Lake Avenue homes. “This does represent hope,” Oliver said as …