Tag: Oceanport

Monmouth Park Kicks Off Season

New This Year: Exchange Wagering By John Burton OCEANPORT – Operators of Monmouth Park have some plans for the coming season and big hopes that voters will endorse gaming outside...

May 16, 2016 | comments

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

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

$2.5 M In Grants To Help Weather The Storms

By Wilson Conde and John Burton State administered grants totaling $2.5 million will be used for repairs of a Sandy-damaged marina as well as preparing some coastal communities to better...

February 11, 2016 | comments

Fort Monmouth Extends Global Outreach Through Federal Program

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski FORT MONMOUTH – Interest from two foreign entities has prompted the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) to pursue inclusion in the “EB-5 Program” sponsored by...

February 1, 2016 | comments

Oceanport’s Write-In Mayor Sworn In

By John Burton OCEANPORT – “We the people,” was the repeated refrain from Democratic Mayor John “Jay” Coffey as he took office on Jan. 1, outlining his plan to address...

January 8, 2016 | comments

Oceanport’s Write-In Mayor Prepares To Take Office

By John Burton OCEANPORT – Mayor-elect John “Jay” Coffey may have been the most surprised by his Nov. 3 election win. “I had only written a concession speech,” Coffey acknowledged,...

December 22, 2015 | comments

Oceanport Teen Crowned Miss New Jersey Teen USA 2016

Gina Mellish, 16, of Oceanport was crowned Miss New Jersey Teen USA 2016 in the final round of competition held at the Hilton Parsippany Hotel on Oct. 18. This was...

November 27, 2015 | comments

Homeless Shelter Returns To Oceanport

Serves Those In Immediate Need By Muriel J. Smith OCEANPORT – The temporary homeless shelter for ten men and ten women will re-open in Building 901, adjacent to where the...

November 25, 2015 | comments

Shore Student Athletes Commit To Their Colleges

On Wednesday, top Monmouth County athletes announced their choice of university, where will continue their sports. National Letter of Intent serves as a binding agreement betweeen student-athletes and Division I...

November 18, 2015 | comments

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