Tag: Oceanport

How We Can Help The Navesink River Heal Itself

By Ben Lucarelli, Mayor of Fair Haven The announcement by the NJDEP that 553 acres of the Navesink River were being removed from the shell fish harvestable area triggered a conversation...

January 20, 2017 | comments

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asking the federal government to declare Sandy Hook Bay and part of its watershed a national marine sanctuary is no longer active....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

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