Ocean Deputy Mayor Will Step Down

By DON STINE Ocean Township Deputy Mayor Robert Acerra will be stepping down from his post soon but he will not be leaving the Township Council “It’s just time to step down but I will still do what I need to do as a council member. I am not going anywhere,” he said earlier this […]

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Police Warn: Lock Your Vehicles

Ocean Township police are once again reminding people to lock up their vehicles when they are not using them. “We have been preaching this for years on social media, please lock your vehicles, remove the keys/fobs from the interior and don’t leave valuables in your car,” said Det. Lt. Timothy Torchia. Torchia said during the […]

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Ocean Township Plans Recreation Upgrades

Ocean Township will seek to improve parking near the William F. Larking golf course and improve the recreational park at Appleby Avenue – both off Wickapecko Drive in the Wanamassa section-under two resolution passed at the last Township Council meeting. The council held a public hearing on the separate two applications to the Monmouth County […]

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3 Armed Police in Two Ocean Schools by October

By DON STINE Three specially-trained, armed police officers will be in place at the High School and Intermediate schools in Ocean Township beginning this fall, with a long-range plan to eventually deploy six officers to the township’s five public schools. On June 19 the Board of Education approved hiring the Special Class III officers to improve security […]

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Ocean Affordable Housing Fund Gets Boost

By DON STINE Ocean Township’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund will get a real financial shot in the arm now that a 75-unit residential development in the western section of the township is starting to be built and occupied. The Enclave, a Toll Brothers development off West Park Avenue, has 75 single-family homes for seniors and, […]

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Multi-Million Dollar Tennis Center to Open

  The grand opening of Ocean Township’s new eight-court, indoor West Park Avenue Tennis Center is scheduled for Sun., Aug. 26. “We are very excited about opening and we are working hard every day to get ready,” PATC General Manager Sean McCarthy said. The new $3 million tennis center is located in front of the existing […]

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