Court Allows Village Students to Leave Ocean Schools

  By DON STINE It looks like most Loch Arbour students will not be attending  Ocean Township schools next month following a Superior Court decision this week. The Superior Court of New Jersey, Monmouth County, dismissed an Ocean Township lawsuit against Loch Arbour over leaving the township’s school district and creating its own school board. […]

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Officials Disagree on Schools for Village Students

  By DON STINE Loch Arbour and Ocean Township continue to butt heads over each municipality’s educational formula and it seems the state Department of Education is the only agency that can straighten things out. Ocean Township contends that the existing education formula, which provides $2.1 million annually in Loch Arbour school taxes to the […]

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Village Voters Say Yes to Leaving Ocean District

  By DON STINE Loch Arbour voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted in support of a special ballot question that would end their educational ties with the Ocean Township school district. In a 93-to-4 vote, voters approved the following ballot question: “Should the Village of Loch Arbour withdraw from the Ocean Township School district and form […]

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Loch Arbour Voters Go to Polls April 4

  By DON STINE A state Appellate Court has ruled the April 4 election allowing Loch Arbour residents to vote on whether they want to leave the Ocean Township school district can take place as scheduled. The state Superior Court, Appellate Division rejected an Ocean Township motion to obtain an injunction to prevent the ballot […]

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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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Drone Use Limited in Loch Arbour

  By DON STINE The use of drones and similar devices in Loch Arbour will be limited and controlled under an ordinance adopted by the Board of Commissioners on Aug. 3 by a two-to-one vote. Deputy Mayor Al Cheswick cast the only dissenting vote against adopting the ordinance with Mayor Paul Fernicola and Commissioner Denis […]

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