Ocean Chamber Hosts Networking

  The Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce will be having a free after hours networking mixer, hosted by Eatontown’s Soul Focus, at 5:30 pm on Wed., March 8. The event will feature the GOTCC’s traditional Round-Robin Introductions, where a microphone is passed allowing everyone a 30- second ‘commercial’. This process ensures that everyone present […]

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In Ocean: Welcoming Back Former Manager

  By DON STINE Gregory G. Fehrenbach, a former Ocean Township manger, has been temporarily hired to fill in for Township Manager Andrew Brannen, who attended his last public meeting on Thurs., Feb. 23. “We need somebody as an interim manager and preferably one who knows Ocean Township and our operations. I am confident Greg […]

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112-Room Hotel, Townhouses Proposed in Ocean

  By DON STINE Seventy high-end townhouses, a 112-room hotel and other commercial uses are proposed to develop a 30-acre site at Deal Road and Route 35 in Ocean Township. At the Feb. 23 Township Council meeting, Mayor Christopher Siciliano discussed an early proposal to develop the site at the northeast corner at the intersection […]

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No Municipal Tax Increase for Avon

  By PETE WALTON There will be no municipal tax increase in Avon this year, according to Borough Administrator Timothy Gallagher. He said county officials have also indicated that they will not raise taxes in 2017. Gallagher did not know the status of the Avon Board of Education’s budget. Commissioner Robert Mahon noted that the […]

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Neptune Teachers Rally for New Contract

  By DON STINE More than 200 Neptune teachers and their supporters held a rally outside of the Board of Education offices last week while a marathon contract negotiating session was going on inside. The Neptune Board of Education and the Neptune Township Educational Association remain deadlocked in a contract dispute that has been ongoing […]

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State Denies Request to Halt Special Village Election

  By DON STINE Loch Arbour residents moved one step closer to separating their village from the Ocean Township school district after the state’s top education official denied a request to halt a special April 4 ballot. State Department of Education Commissioner Kimberley Harrington on Feb. 24 rejected Ocean Township’s request for an injunction to […]

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