Category: News

Oceanport Names New Administrator, Replacing John O. Bennett

by John Burton OCEANPORT – John O. Bennett, the former state legislator and embattled borough administrator, is moving on from that position. As anticipated since last November’s election, Mayor Jay Coffey and...

March 29, 2016 | comments

Piping Plover: A Small Bird with Big Issues

By Joe Reynolds With the arrival of spring comes the sight of piping plovers to the Jersey Shore. This small sand-colored shorebird has been signaling the coming of spring for...

March 29, 2016 | comments

Comments Sought on Claypit Creek

Story and Photo By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN — The public has until Thursday, March 31, to comment to the state Department of Environmental Protection on a plan to make various...

March 28, 2016 | comments

Middletown’s Oak Hill, Nut Swamp Residents Air Concerns

  By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – They came with a variety of issues on their minds:  deteriorating roads, an over-population of deer, development, a neighborhood dispute. This was another session...

March 26, 2016 | comments

New Site Finalized for County Homeless Shelter on Fort Monmouth

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski OCEANPORT – A former Army security facility and an adjacent Quonset hut on three acres in the Oceanport section of Fort Monmouth will be demolished to...

March 24, 2016 | comments