Candidates Running Unopposed in Ocean Township Fire Elections

By DON STINE Taxes will remain relatively stable in Ocean Township’s two fire districts for 2019. Ocean Township’s Oakhurst Fire District 1 has Fire Commissioners Russ Williams and Tom Reu, both incumbents, running for seats of the five-member board. Both are longtime firefighters. They are running unopposed. This year’s total $2,229,186 budget, has a $1,858,735 […]

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Ocean Museum Hosting Annual Tea

This year the tea has a new location: the Woman’s Club of Asbury Park in the Wanamassa section of the township The Township of Ocean Historical Museum will hold it’s “By the Sea” 15th Annual Spring Tea Sat., April 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Woman’s Club of Asbury Park in Wanamassa. Seating […]

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Ocean Councilman Launches Re-Election Campaign

Ocean Township Councilman Rob Acerra this week announced his campaign for re-election to the Ocean Township Council. The non-partisan election will take place on Tues., May 14. Over the last four years  Acerra has fought against higher taxes and for more openness and transparency in local government. He voted against tax increases, helped to stabilize […]

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Ocean Township Police Department is Hiring

The Ocean Township Police Department is accepting resumes for the position of Police Officer. The requirements are as follows: • Applicant must be between 18 to 35 years of age, and a citizen of the United States. • Possess an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university, or shall have been honorably discharged from […]

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Ocean Student Receives Highest Award from Foundation

Vivian Parkin DeRosa of Ocean Township, a student at Communications High School in Wall Township has been named a 2019 National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) Finalist in both Novel and Short Story, the organization’s highest honor. Selected from thousands of applications, DeRosa has been recognized for her outstanding artistic achievements and joins 710 of the nation’s […]

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Ocean Chamber Hosts Award Event

The Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Awards and  Installation Luncheon Jan. 30 from noon to 3 p.m  at The English Manor. The event is open to anyone who would like to attend as the chamber celebrates and recognizes the following members of the community: 2019 Honorees Manasquan Bank-Beautification Award Axelrod […]

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Ocean Police Captain Graduates FBI Academy

Ocean Township Police Capt.Michael Sorrentino graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy at Quantico, Virginia on Dec.14. The 274th Session of the National Academy consisted of 250 men and women from all 50 states and 23 international countries. Sorrentino is the fourth member of the police command staff that has attended the academy […]

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