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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Ocean Township Police Officer Charged with Theft, Forgery

An 18-year veteran Ocean Township police officer has been charged this week with theft and forgery related to a rental property he owned in Brielle. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said Cory R. Cole, 49, of Brielle, is charged with third-degree theft by failure to make required disposition of property received, and two counts […]

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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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