Ocean Welcomes New Manager

  By DON STINE Michael F. Muscillo, the current Administrator of Tinton Falls, was appointed Ocean Township’s new Township Manager at last week’s Township Council meeting. Mayor Christopher Siciliano said Muscillo, who starts his new job June 29 and receive a $170,000 annual salary, was the most qualified, has a great background, and has already […]

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Community Hope Fund Distributes $10,000 in Grants

  The Community Hope Fund, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to promoting healthy youth development and supporting charitable needs in Ocean Township, recently approved five grants for 2016-17. These grants included L.E.A.D, formerly D.A.R.E., two grants to benefit the Township of Ocean Student Assistance programs which include Girls Circle/Boys Council and Project Extend, […]

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New Manager Expected in Ocean

  Michael F. Muscillo, the current administrator of Tinton Falls, is expected to be appointed Ocean Township’s new Township Manager at the June 8 Township Council meeting. Muscillo was previously the township manager for Lakewood from 2010 to 2013 and before then was the Municipal Administrator in Hazlet. Ocean Township Mayor Christopher Siciliano said more […]

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Officials Disagree on Schools for Village Students

  By DON STINE Loch Arbour and Ocean Township continue to butt heads over each municipality’s educational formula and it seems the state Department of Education is the only agency that can straighten things out. Ocean Township contends that the existing education formula, which provides $2.1 million annually in Loch Arbour school taxes to the […]

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In Ocean: Hope Fund Seeks Applicants

  The Community Hope Fund of Ocean Township is once again seeking requests for proposal for its Youth Development Grant Program. Specifically, it is looking for local programs that build “Developmental Assets ” in youth.  Assets are the 40 positive experiences and personal qualities that help determine whether youth make bad or good decisions. This […]

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Village Voters Say Yes to Leaving Ocean District

  By DON STINE Loch Arbour voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted in support of a special ballot question that would end their educational ties with the Ocean Township school district. In a 93-to-4 vote, voters approved the following ballot question: “Should the Village of Loch Arbour withdraw from the Ocean Township School district and form […]

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Loch Arbour Voters Go to Polls April 4

  By DON STINE A state Appellate Court has ruled the April 4 election allowing Loch Arbour residents to vote on whether they want to leave the Ocean Township school district can take place as scheduled. The state Superior Court, Appellate Division rejected an Ocean Township motion to obtain an injunction to prevent the ballot […]

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