Tag: Oceanport

$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

2015 Veterans Day Events

Federal and state government offices and the Post Office are closed. Schools have the option to close. The following activities will be held honoring those who have served our country....

November 5, 2015 | comments

Court Mandates Judge Thompson To Step Down

Middletown-based attorney can continue private practice By John Burton Nine Monmouth County municipalities are without their usual judge with a rare judicial order removing the longstanding member of the bench,...

November 5, 2015 | comments

‘Quixotic’ Oceanport Mayoral Attempt Succeeded

Incumbent two-term mayor ousted by write-in candidate By John Burton In the topsy-turvy elections in an off-off year where nobody really expected much in the way of upsets but they...

November 5, 2015 | comments

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