Tag: Oceanport

Race Is On For Legislative Seats

By John Burton It seems as if the dust had barely settled on last November’s election and its results when candidates began announcing their hopes to run for some legislative races...

January 16, 2017 | comments

Key Fort Monmouth Properties Move Forward

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski OCEANPORT – The last meeting of the year for the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) on Dec. 14 marked that body’s first meeting since severing...

January 5, 2017 | comments

Oceanport Man Charged In NYC Murder Mystery

By John Burton OCEANPORT – The son of a former mayor was the latest person arrested in connection with a body of a murdered man found in a makeshift grave...

December 19, 2016 | comments

Marine Sanctuary Proposal Quietly Recedes

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia A proposal asking the federal government to declare Sandy Hook Bay and part of its watershed a national marine sanctuary is no longer active....

December 14, 2016 | comments

Monmouth Park Continues To Bet On Gambling

By John Burton OCEANPORT – rejection of last month’s gambling ballot referendum has Monmouth Park supporters continuing to look for ways to maintain the racetrack’s viability. And that viability continues...

December 5, 2016 | comments

Last Fort Monmouth Properties Purchased By FMERA

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski FREEHOLD–As of 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, the United States Army no longer owns Fort Monmouth, or has any say in its future development. In a...

December 1, 2016 | comments

Fall Signing Day Recap

Congratulations to our local athletes who have signed national letters of intent to play their sport in their chosen college or university. CHRISTIAN BROTHERS ACADEMY CROSS COUNTRY & TRACK Drake...

November 18, 2016 | comments

How’s The Water? These Folks Can Tell You

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia OCEANPORT – On a late September day, wearing knee-high rubber boots and wading into Oceanport Creek at Old Wharf Park, Kari Martin flipped a...

October 10, 2016 | comments

Towns Seek Open Space Grant Funds For Public Projects

  By Joseph Sapia Twenty-three municipalities are competing for funds through the 2016 Monmouth County Municipal Open Space Grant Program. The money can be used in a variety of ways,...

October 2, 2016 | comments

Planned Reopening of Fort Monmouth’s Avenue Stirs Memories

  By Laura D.C. Kolnoski FORT MONMOUTH – As work got underway to prepare Fort Monmouth’s Avenue of Memories (Route 537) to reopen as a public thoroughfare for the first...

October 2, 2016 | comments

Who’s Running For School Board In Your Town?

At the Nov. 8 General Election, voters will choose candidates for various offices, including seats on the local and regional Boards of Education. The school board candidates of the Two Rivers...

September 15, 2016 | comments

Oceanport Looks To Move Forward On New Municipal Complex

By John Burton OCEANPORT – The mayor and Borough Council want the public to weigh in on what appears to be the preferred plan for a future borough hall and...

September 12, 2016 | comments

Restaurant Review: Blu Grotto Ristorante

  Blu Grotto Ristorante Rating: Very Good  We decided to gamble and visit the recently opened Blu Grotto Ristorante, because the odds on a new restaurant having worked out start-up...

September 8, 2016 | comments

Encore For Fort Dance Hall

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski OCEANPORT – The sounds of revelry will fill the rafters once more at Fort Monmouth’s former Dance Hall after an extensive renovation and reincarnation by its new...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Wave of Support Builds To Clean Up The Navesink

By Joseph Sapia The rally for the Navesink is well under way – with scientific testing of the river; private organizations working with state, county and municipal governments; and citizens...

August 22, 2016 | comments

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