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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Ocean OKs Open Space Tax

  By DON STINE Ocean Township residents approved a dedicated open space tax in a special ballot question in Tuesday’s election. The ballot approved imposing an Open Space Tax equal to $.01 (one penny) for each $100 of assessed property value, resulting in $45.55 additional taxes based on an average $455,456 home. The ballot question was approved […]

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