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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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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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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