Ocean Township Mayor Responds to Questions

Ocean Township Mayor Chris Siciliano responded to questions from The Coaster. 1. Are residents still able to call Town Hall for questions about tax and sewer payments? The municipal building is not open to the public and is operating on a limited schedule, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Telephones calls can be made to […]

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Grants for Youth Development Offered

This year Ocean Township’s Community Hope Fund once again announces the Request for Proposals for its Youth Development Grant Program. Through this program, CHF supports local initiatives that employ innovative and research-based models to promote youth development. Specifically, CHF is looking for local programs that build “Developmental Assets” in youth. These assets are the 40 […]

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Ocean Man Indicted in Missing Woman’s Death

A Monmouth County grand jury has returned a 16-count indictment against Ronald Teschner stemming from the murder of Jacqueline Terrulli, 65, who went missing on Sept. 12 after police responded to a fire at her home. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said the indictment  charges Ronald Teschner, 49, of Ocean Township, with first degree […]

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Grants for Youth Development Offered in Ocean

This year Ocean Township’s Community Hope Fund once again announces the Request for Proposals for its Youth Development Grant Program. Through this program, CHF supports local initiatives that employ innovative and research-based models to promote youth development. Specifically, CHF is looking for local programs that build “Developmental Assets” in youth. These assets are the 40 […]

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Police Arrest Oakhurst Man for Vehicle Break-In

Deal Police arrested an Oakhurst man following reports of someone breaking into vehicles. On Feb. 8 at about 11:30 a.m. the police department received a report of an individual breaking into vehicles on Roosevelt Avenue. When they arrived on the scene a witness gave Police Officer Christopher Mirrione a detailed description of the accused and […]

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4 Arrested After Traffic Stop in Ocean

Ocean Township Police Officer Dean Schoch arrested a woman and three men, all of Ocean Township, during a traffic stop on Deal Rd. near Route 18 on Feb. 17 at about 8:40 p.m. Schoch approached the vehicle where the driver, Hannah Miller, 18, and her three passengers, Antonio Badillo, 20, Jasher Pena, 20 and Kavan […]

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Honoring Palaia’s Legacy

By DON STINE Friends and family member of  Sen. Joe Palaia, who died in 2016, turned out in Ocean Township on Sunday, Feb. 3 to celebrate his 92nd birthday. Former Councilman John Huss said that Palaia “had a tremendous amount of pride in the Township of Ocean,” with Mayor Christopher Siciliano saying “he touched a […]

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