Tag: Oceanport

Oceanport Parents Organize Against Opioids

  By Jenna O’Donnell | OCEANPORT – A growing effort to combat opioid addiction in the local community began when the epidemic hit close to home. Betsy Schuff, one of...

August 18, 2017 | comments

Fort Facilities Director Retires

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – Richard “Rick” Harrison, an Oceanport man who has played an important role in the revitalization of Fort Monmouth following its closure in...

August 16, 2017 | comments

Girvin Wins 50th Haskell In Photo Finish

By Jay Cook | OCEANPORT – Talk about a thriller. A riveting final stretch on Sunday afternoon’s betfair.com Haskell Invitational electrified fans, trainers, and owners alike as they collectively watched Kentucky-bred...

August 7, 2017 | comments

Oceanport Looks to Sell Former Boro Hall

By John Burton | OCEANPORT — The now vacant borough hall will likely become new homes for residents. Mayor John “Jay” Coffey said the Borough Council will soon move forward...

July 25, 2017 | comments

Supreme Court To Review NJ Sports Betting Ban

By John Burton | OCEANPORT — It’s a little soon to pop the champagne cork, but supporters of Monmouth Park are welcoming a decision by the nation’s highest court to...

July 10, 2017 | comments

Arts Hub Emerging at Fort Monmouth

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – Six former Army barracks buildings in Eatontown will be converted into a diverse arts community following approval last month of a purchase...

June 6, 2017 | comments

New Public Parks at Fort to Remember The Fallen

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – Just in time for Memorial Day, Flag Day, and the Fort Monmouth Centennial, the first of three new veterans’ monument parks on...

May 28, 2017 | comments

Rain Doesn’t Dampen Enthusiasm at Monmouth Park Opening Day

By Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO Despite rainy weather, 11,959 racing fans came to Monmouth Park on Mother’s Day to kick of the horse-racing season. Live racing continues on weekends in May and...

May 18, 2017 | comments

Monmouth Park Racetrack Bets On Food & Drink

By John Burton OCEANPORT – The operators of Monmouth Park thoroughbred racetrack said it’s not just about horseracing and gaming; it’s now also about the food. In the five years...

May 13, 2017 | comments

Oceanport Says No To Backyard Chickens

By Jenna O’Donnell | OCEANPORT – After hearing arguments for and against backyard chickens, officials decided against an amendment to existing rules that would have allowed residents to have them....

May 4, 2017 | comments

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