Ocean Man Confirmed for State Position

  An Ocean Township man has recently been confirmed as Adjutant General of New Jersey. Colonel Jemal J. Beale, in his new position, will oversee the 8400 men and women in New Jersey’s National Guard and Airmen. The adjutant general also manages the state’s Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Senator Vin Gopal congratulated Beale on his […]

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Coaster Columnist Wins Award

  Joseph Pangaro, a retired Ocean Township police officer, who now writes the Behind the Badge column for The Coaster has won the Top Safety Advisor for 2017 award. This is the second time Pangaro has won the award from Autism Parenting Magazine. Pangaro said he began writing for many  publications includingAutism Parenting magazine, a […]

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Special Meeting Planned on Ocean Development

  A special public presentation over a proposal to develop a 28-acre property at the intersection of Route 35 and Deal Road in Ocean Township has been rescheduled to Monday, Jan. 29. The presentation was originally scheduled for Jan. 4 but had to be cancelled due to a snowstorm. The event, the second special presentation on […]

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Ocean Officials Honor Golf Group

  By DON STINE Helping children become better people through the game of golf is the goal of The First Tee of Monmouth and Ocean Counties and Ocean Township officials recognized them at a recent meeting. “We want to recognize their support in Ocean Township for almost 10 years,” Mayor Christopher Siciliano said while presented […]

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Ocean Chamber Announces Honorees

  The Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce will be holding their Annual Awards and Installation Luncheon at Wanamassa’s English Manor at 12 noon on Wed., Jan. 10, 2018. The event is open to anyone who wishes to attend and will feature open networking/socializing, a buffet luncheon and award ceremony hosted by Martin J. Arbus, Esq., a GOTCC […]

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Ocean Resident First to Spot Sputnik

  By DON STINE In 1957, the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union officially began with the launching of the satellite Sputnik 1 and Ocean Township resident Stan Schodowski was the first person to view the controversial satellite in outer space. On Oct. 12, 1957, Schodowski was the first American to […]

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Wanamassa Fire Company Elects 2018 Officers

  The Wanamassa Fire Company elected the officers for 2018 at their November meeting. They are: Administration: President Patrick Barrett, Vice President Michael Evans, Secretary William Boyington, Asst. Secretary Steven Grant, Treasurer David Greene, Asst. Treasurer Steven Sexten. Operations: Chief Brian Pemberton, 1st. Asst. Chief Dean Schoch II, 2nd. Asst. Chief Nicholas Dowling, Captain Paul […]

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