3 Ocean Students Test Positive for COVID

Three students at Ocean Township High School have tested positive for Covid-19. As a result, after consultation with the Monmouth County Regional Health Commission and the New Jersey State Epidemiologist, school officials believe that it is in the best interest of students, staff and the community to place the high school on all-remote learning for […]

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New Wanamassa Firefighter

The Wanamassa Fire Company has announced the addition of a new firefighter to the company. Probationary Firefighter Douglas Rhoades III  has joined the company and will be attending the Monmouth County Fire Academy Firefighter I Course once classes resume.. “We are very fortunate to have Doug in the company,” said Fire Chief Dean Schoch II. […]

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Schools Plan to Open in a Month

By DON STINE Both Ocean Township and Neptune have adopted plans for school reopenings in September which will feature hybrid schedules that have students in school only two days a week and be taught remotely on other days. Their plans had to be submitted to the county school officials earlier this week. Asbury Park, which […]

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Storm Rips Through Shore

By DON STINE and ELLEN CARROLL The fast-moving tropical storm which tore through the Jersey Shore Tuesday left little rain but felled trees, damaged homes and caused power outages for thousands, many still without power at press time. In Asbury Park, sections of the city lost power effecting approximately 300 residents and many large trees […]

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Sports Profile: John Girard

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER John Girard has earned a major honor. The board president of Ocean Youth Lacrosse was named the 2020 US Lacrosse Program Administrator of the Year. “This award is given to an outstanding administrator of a league or program who runs a program of excellence that upholds the vision and mission of US […]

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4 Charged After Burglary Spree

Ocean Township police arrested three Long Branch men and a Tinton Falls man in connection with dozens of car burglaries over the last month. Police said police officers and detectives have been investigating dozens of car burglaries on Rustic Drive and Garden Drive within the Middlebrook apartment complex. On June 14 at approximately 2:30 a.m. […]

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Pep Rally on Ocean Township Lawn

By DON STINE A pep rally for the Kean University football team got a little extra support two weeks ago when Ocean Township police showed up for the event. On Tues., June 2, three police officers showed up to support the Kean University football program at a “Football Unites Unity Pep Rally.” The rally was […]

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