It’s Show Time in Ocean Township

“The Lion King” is scheduled to be shown on the big screen in Palaia Park May 28. By DON STINE It’s show time next week at Ocean Township’s drive-in where Walt Disney’s “The Lion King” will be shown. The temporary drive-in is being set up in Joe Palaia Park. “The Lion King” will be shown […]

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Ocean to Resume Summer Rentals

By DON STINE Ocean Township will begin to allow summer rentals to resume on June 21 after imposing a moratorium on them about one month ago. Mayor Christopher Siciliano said the moratorium was in response to the Covid19 virus while township officials reviewed the situation. “We wanted to review the situation and see what else […]

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Ocean Athletic Director Remembered

By DON STINE Dave A. Dahrouge, a longtime gym teacher and the first athletic director at Ocean Township High School, died Tues., April 21. He was in his early 90s. Ocean Township Mayor Christopher Siciliano said that Dahrouge was “a legend” in the township. “He was a giant personality that came though Ocean Township and […]

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Take a Walk in the Park, Joe Palaia Park

By DON STINE Joe Palaia Park in Ocean Township will reopen Fri., April 24, after being closed to the public for about two weeks. Township officials closed the park after Gov. Murphy issued an Executive Order closing all state and county parks. “But we are a municipal park and will reopen it as long as […]

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Remembering a Popular Bartender

By DON STINE Nicholas Ralph Aldarelli Jr., of Interlaken, better known to friends as “Uncle Nicky,” died Sat., April 11. He was 67. Born in Asbury Park in 1952, he graduated from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel grade school in Asbury Park and Ocean Township High School. He was a well-known bartender at area restaurants, […]

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The Time the Music Died

By DON STINE Has the music died in Neptune due to the coronavirus? That’s the question. Delvetto’s Pizzeria and Pub, at 3705 Route 33 in Neptune, had live music playing for customers over the weekend beginning Fri., March 20 but Neptune police said Sunday the music had to stop. “The police gave us an ultimatum: […]

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