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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Free Golf for Kids in July in Ocean

  July is Family Month at William F. Larkin Golf Course at Colonial Terrace, Ocean’s beautiful municipal golf course conveniently located in Wanamassa. “Golf is a great sport for families to enjoy together,” said Judi Johnson, recreation director for the Township of Ocean. “Our nine-hole community course is a wonderful place for golfers of all […]

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200 Residents Turn Out for Rally in Ocean

  By DON STINE More than 200 people turned out at a five-hour rally to show their support to preserve a 32-acre tract on Route 35 and Deal Road in Ocean Township from commercial and residential development. “People were just showing up or writing checks and I was impressed,” event organizer Jacqui Wenzel said. Wenzel […]

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Ocean Considering Purchase of School Site

  By DON STINE Ocean Township officials are considering spending $2.5 million to purchase a controversial school site on Logan Road that has been approved for a college-age yeshiva. But first, officials want to get some feedback from as many of the township’s 30,000 residents as possible since the purchase would likely result in a […]

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$1,000 Grant to Ocean School for New Uniforms for Track and Field Teams

  Athletes at the Township of Ocean Intermediate School will benefit from the 2018 California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant program. The cross country and track and field teams received $1,000 to help purchase uniforms for the growing program. Applicant Lori Fornicola said having new, matching uniforms will increase school spirit and promote pride […]

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Lost Amusement Parks is Topic at Ocean Museum

  The Township of Ocean Historical Museum will present “Lost Amusement Parks of the North Jersey Shore,” by Rick Geffken on Wed., June 13 at 7:15 p.m. in the Ocean Township Board of Education Headquarters (Old Oakhurst School) 163 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst. Rick Geffken and George Severini have co-written a photographic look at the long-gone amusement parks […]

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