Oakhurst Fire District 2020 Officers

On New Years Day the annual fire department tradition was implemented at Oakhurst Fire District No. 1 as the swearing in and changing of officers was accomplished  with the assist of the Mayor Chris Siciliano and Council members Deputy Mayor John Napolitani, Councilman Rob Acerra and David Fisher.  Councilwoman Margie Donlon was away on vacation […]

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Roommate Charged in Ocean Woman’s Murder

An Ocean Township man has been charged with the murder of Jacquelin Terrulli, 65, who went missing on Sept. 12. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said yesterday Ronald Teschner, 49, of Ocean Township, was charged with first degree murder, first degree felony murder, second degree disturbing human remains, first degree robbery, second degree aggravated […]

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Oh Dear! What to Do About the Deer

By DON STINE Ocean Township officials hope to come up with a solution for the township’s deer-overpopulation problem in January – an issue that was addressed on Nov. 5 when voters said yes to controlling the deer population. The Township Council placed two special nonbinding referendums on the ballot to get a sense of where […]

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Burglar Arrested After Fleeing Scene

Police in Ocean Township arrested a Red Bank man following a burglary at a vehicle on Monmouth Road Nov. 12  at about 12:20 a.m. The owner of the vehicle called the police while the burglary was occurring to report an unknown person in their vehicle. The caller approached the man, Edward J. McGrath, 33, of […]

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Ocean Voters Say OK to Medical Marijuana Sales

By DON STINE Ocean Township residents narrowly approved allowing the sale of medical marijuana in the township in a special referendum on the ballot in Tuesday’s general election. They also said they would prefer nonlethal methods be used to help control the township’s out-of-control deer population, narrowly defeating a policy to use both nonlethal and […]

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League Hosting Candidates Forum

The League of Women Voters is hosting a forum for the District 11 Assembly candidate on Wed., Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Board of Education Administration building, 163 Monmouth Road in Oakhurst. Incumbents, Joann Downey and Eric Houghtaling, Democrats, are seeking their third two-year term. Challengers Mike Amoroso and Matt Woolley, Republicans hope […]

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Governor Visits Wayside School

Gov. Phil Murphy last week visited Wayside Elementary School in Ocean Township to tour a new high-quality preschool program that benefited from this year’s state funding increase of more than $68 million for early childhood education. “For the very first time, Ocean Township schools are receiving direct state aid for pre-K, allowing for an expansion […]

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